Welcome to my online resume.

Welcome to my on-line resume. Here you can find some examples of my work, current art projects, and my biography. I am a professional based in the lovely San Francisco Bay Area. I have over ten years of experience with project design and completion. My art projects have been featured in many shows and a few publications. I am proud of what I have achieved thus far. My passion for what I do continues to grow each and every day. I love to break new ground with each new project I embark upon.

I am currently looking to bring my knowledge and expertise to the right company or organization.
You can view my resume, biography, and portfolio to determine if my skills meet your needs. Feel free to contact me with any comments and questions.

Resume

Karen Lyberger

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

U.S.S. POTOMAC “FDR’s Floating White House” at Jack London Square 2008 - Present

  •       Docent
  •          Reservations Coordinator

NOLO Press 2003 – 2008 Sales Coordinator / Sales Assistant

  •          Coordinating scheduling Sales Conferences with Editors and Sales Department,
  •          Designing PowerPoint sales presentations, and one sheet mail mergers for the sales department and outside sales reps.
  •          Coordinating all original product data information for CIP's (Catalog in Publication) for the Library of Congress, assigning ISBN's for the new books.
  •          Data and Image uploads to key accounts.
  •          I interfaced with the outside commission reps, providing them with sales materials and tracking their sales. Keeping detailed files of their payments and the accounts' payables, paid invoices and edited catalog listings.

H.F.GLASS 1997 – 2006 STUDIO MANAGER / PART OWNER, BERKELEY, CA

  •        Developing art glass studio, jewelry and product design.
  •       Business Manager in charge of purchasing

TOWER RECORDS, VIDEO, BOOKS, M.T.S. INC 1979 - 2000

TOWER RECORDS BAY AREA BOOK REGIONAL MANAGER,

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 1993-2000

  •        Created 52 new magazine and book departments in Tower Record stores in California Hawaii and Nevada
  •            resulting in an increase of $9 million in sales.
  •       Designed the department layout and created customized subject categories at each location.
  •       Trained over 300 new and existing staff in merchandising, display, purchasing and company procedures 
  •        On site manager for four store remodels in two years.
  •        Inventory supervisor for record and bookstores

TOWER BOOKS, MANAGER/BUYER, CONCORD, CA   1988 - 1993

  •       Manager in charge of staff, cash and inventory control
  •       Purchased books, toys, cards and accessories for a full service bookstore
  •       Resulting in one million dollar increase in sales

SKILLS

  •     Computer Knowledge: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, First Class, Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator, Corel, Quark, FileMaker Pro, Quick   Books, Acumen, FTP, NADB,ONIX, Sales Force and ACT
  •      Strong  Understanding of customer service
  •     Familiar with financial management.

Specialties:

I have extensive knowledge of publishing, marketing, sales and team building. I am familiar with financial management; budgeting, purchasing, with a strong understanding of customer service and computers.

 

I am also an artist with sales and managerial background, extensive experience in facility planning and design, team motivation, and project management. I have experience creating product lines and collaborating to achieve innovative solutions.
I'm interested in being support for a company to help it reach maximum growth.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • NCIBA Northern California Independent Book Sellers Association.1987 - 2008
  • Glass Art Society 1997 - 2011
  • Berkeley Open Studios 1999 - 2005
  • East Bay Open Studios 2000 - 2005

 

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITY

  • Oakland Parks and Recreation, Studio One 1995 - 1999
  • Docent for the S.S. POTOMAC 2008 to Present

 

EDUCATION

  • Sacramento State University- Bachelor of Arts - Deans List
  • California College if the Arts- Oakland

 

Email: karen.lyberger@gmail.com


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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