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Christine Leichentritt

Christine Leichentritt

Simi Valley, CA, US

 

About 

Landscape design professional with strengths in the design and installation of planting and irrigation, as well as in consultative selling, project management, and administration. 

  • ·        Just completed remaining courses for two Associate of Science degrees:  AS Landscape Planning and Design as well as AS Landscape Installation and Maintenance.  Concurrently, completed two certificate programs: AutoCAD Certificate and CAD Drafting Principles Certificate.  Also, continuing to increase Photoshop and Illustrator skills. 
  • ·        Worked 10+ years in the landscape field in positions of increasing responsibility: landscape contractor; landscape designer, salesperson, project manager; commercial landscape crew leader; retail/wholesale nursery salesperson; and office manager/project management support.
  • ·        Returning to the landscape design industry after acquiring many valuable transferable skills in television advertising sales and large-scale project management of the 2010 Census. 
  • ·        Always growing skill set in the landscape design field.

Excited about contributing to the present and future of sustainable landscape design.

Employment 

Dept. of Commerce, Los Angeles Regional Census Center, Northridge, CA, US, Regional Technician

One of four area management team members working with the management teams of Local Census Offices through nine, often overlapping, operations
• Opened five offices; trained managers; oversaw all activities including the recruitment of 20,000+ applicants, the hiring and training of 4,500+ employees in five days, the implementation of structured field and office procedures, and the meeting of strict timelines for each operation; acquired two additional offices; and, finally, closed out all offices.

Oct 2009 - Sep 2010
 

Dept. of Commerce, Los Angeles Regional Census Center, Northridge, CA, US, Workers' Compensation Clerk

Learned, adapted, and implemented the Federal Workers’ Compensation claims processing system for the LA Regional Census Center which processed over 500 claims during the 2010 Census.
• Trained regional staff in the claims process.
• Prepared procedural claims guidelines for use by 39 Local Census Offices.

Apr 2009 - Oct 2009
 

Time Warner Cable Media Sales, Camarillo, CA, US, Account Manager

(Employment continued with Time Warner after its acquisition of Adelphia.)
• Retained important Ventura County advertising group despite major advertising changes proposed by their out-of-state ownership. Then, grew this new relationship into a regional SoCal advertising group.

Aug 2006 - Aug 2007
 

Adelphia Media Services, Camarillo, CA, US, Account Executive

Created, presented, and sold strategic marketing plans to achieve clients’ goals; managed all aspects of on-going accounts; continued to build relationships and earn greater share of clients’ advertising budgets.
• Earned numerous regional sales awards including two “Sales Representative of the Quarter” plaques and a “Budget Buster” trophy for sales 43% above annual budget.

Aug 2003 - Aug 2006
 

Adelphia Media Services, Newbury Park, CA, US, Marketing Coordinator

Regional marketing team member and trainer; frequent contributor of regional research and marketing pieces as well as providing local Ventura County marketing services.
• Awarded “Certificate of Recognition” for contribution to key sales tool, “Cable Outperforms Newspaper”.

Sep 2000 - Aug 2003
 

Education 

Los Angeles Pierce College, Woodland Hills, CA, US, Associate of Science, Landscape Planning and Design

Completed remaining courses for two Associate of Science Degrees: AS Landscape Planning and Design as well as an AS Landscape Installation and Maintenance.

Aug 1992 - Jun 2012
 

Simi Valley Adult School, Simi Valley, CA, US, AutoCAD

Completed two certificates: AutoCAD and CAD Drafting Principles. Also participated in hands-on lectures throughout this period in Photoshop and Graphic Design.

Oct 2010 - Mar 2012
 

Awards 

Budget Buster Award, 1st Place

Voted Employee of the Year by 160 employees of Adelphia Media Services.

2004
 

Two Sales Rep of the Quarter Awards, 1st Place

Earned Teamwork Award for Adelphia Media Services' Western Region out of 160 employees.

2004
 

Employee of the Year, 1st Place

Earned the Budget Buster Award for sales 143% above goal with Adelphia Media Services' Western Region.

2002
 

Teamwork Award, 1st Place

Earned two Sales Rep of the Quarter Awards for Adelphia Media Services' Western Region.

2002
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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