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Matt Lett                                                                                                   (785) 424-4116

Hospitality Enthusiast 
San Diego (United States)


[email protected]

Hospitality Management Certification, 2014
Johnson County Community College, Overland Park (United States)

Hotel & Restaurant Management Program 

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, 2005-2009
University of Kansas, Lawrence (United States)

Emphasis in Finance  


Bivouac Ciderworks, Present
Production & Sales Specialist 

  • Lead Production Assistant, Craft Cider Maker
  • Inventory management, including Cider Draft Line & liquor supply maintenance 
  • Giving sales & marketing support to a newly established San Diego Concept in Craft Cider

Route 29 - California Wine Country Cuisine, 2018
  • Fine-dining serving with average $1500 daily sales; $5000 in Food & Wine Sales for highest grossing shift
  • Wine Training; tasting & pairing with Master Sommelier
  • Experience with a large volume restaurant in busiest district in Southern California

Nomad Temporary Housing, 2017-2018
Reservations Specialist
  • Consult and provide point of contact of Corporate Officers and their housing needs
  • Oversee completion of legal paperwork and leasing documentation in regards to temporary relocation
  • Conduct needs assessment, locate & present property options from personalized database of vicinity profiles
  • Negotiate housing rates & terms, while researching & proposing an approx. $30k daily in rental agreements

iFLY Indoor Skydiving, 2015-2017
Sales Manager
  • Provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of the sales department, personally managing events
  • Establish relationships with caterers & vendors, planning, hosting, executing a range of social outings
  • Create sales campaigns, analyzing the market, creating plan resulting in 90% of 2016 promotional sales
  • Achieving proactive & reactive quotas, standards, and benchmarks aligned to an operational budget

Valencia Group, Luxury Hotel Management, 2014-2015 
Lead Auditor/Manager
  • Supervisor over kitchen, house-keeping, FoH staff, while completing audit over 132 room, 4 Diamond hotel
  • Responsible for opening & closing of Rooms, A&G, F&B accounts, and for sales, banquets, & catering invoices
  • Create reports for property & corporate office; revenue reports in excess of $50000 in daily ledgers

Inside Ventures, 2012-2014
Sales Consultant
  • Sales Team lead in successful startup; training & monitoring a team with approx 2000 daily calls
  • Created Positive & Motivation program for higher education center, conducting seminars based on increasing employee morale
  • Achievements include innovator of the month, highest quarterly lead producer, led in highest quality assurance rate, and successful team member recruitment 

Technical Skills
Proficient in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook 
Intermediate Proficiency in Spanish
Experience with multiple POS's & CRMs, with advanced experience in Salesforce
Passed the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, the series 63
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Training Specialist

Managerial Skills
Champion of local Chamber of Commerce
Member of GenKC: young professionals leadership and networking community
Developed staff for three italian restaurants;  conceptualized stock-exchange bar, currently presenting a pet-focused co-working space; consultant for Hops Sharing Program 

Communication Skills
With my work history in sales, events, and hospitality, along with my involvement with the community, I've gained the necessary skills to be an effective asset
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