Daniel Knittle

Daniel Knittle

Scottsdale, AZ, US




Hillstone Restaurant Group, Phoenix, AZ, US, Bartender

 Participated in and led a highly interactive teamwork system designed to provide superior service for the company as a whole. This involved extensive multitasking and critical thinking
 Repeatedly achieved a ranking in the top 5 employees in the company’s ranking system through consistent hard work and attention to detail
 Trained many incoming employees on the fundamentals of service and the skills necessary for successfully integrating into the teamwork environment
 Created regular clientele and sustained positive client relationships

Nov 2006 - current

U. S. Marines, N/A, Sergeant/Platoon Sergeant

 Led Marines in both training environment and in Iraq
 Platoon Sergeant: leadership on a day to day basis involving everything from teaching technical proficiencies on various weaponry and tactics to leadership principles and teamwork
 Received various awards for outstanding service record and performance while serving in a combat environment

Aug 2001 - Aug 2007

Designs by Michael Angelo, Gilbert, AZ, US, Superintendent

 Managed painting, finished carpentry, and faux finishing crews/jobs in both the commercial and residential settings
 Supervised five to fifteen employees in the successful completion of various remodeling and construction jobs. This involved detailed communications with the client, reinforcing the client’s wishes to the team, observing employees’ performances on the job site, driving the finishing stage of the job, and inspecting the completion and quality of the job

Nov 2004 - Nov 2006


Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, US, Bachelors, Business Management/Entrepreneurship

Focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, and integration of all areas of Business. Contributed to and led many team consulting projects involving market research and marketing strategy, business model analysis, best practices.

Design and architecture lectures and studio courses.

Jan 2007 - May 2011

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