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The Professional Portfolio Of GRANT M. DAVIS


4035 Angelina dr. Midland, TX 79707 gmd06b@acu.edu (432)559-5524 PROFILE Business Management major. A proven performer offering strong work ethic, selling skills and the ability to resolve conflict and deal effectively with people in stressful enviroments. Seeking a career in a strong business culture with opportunity for advancement and career development. Extreme passion for sports and entertainment EDUCATION B.B.A. in Management May 2011 Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas An AACSB Accredited College of Business, the hallmark of excellence in management education EXPERIENCE Referee, ACU Intramural Sports August 2010 – May 2010 Abilene Christian University Abilene, Texas ACU Intramural Sports is a great way to get involved with activities on campus, especially for new students. Currently, about 3,000 students participate in the department with numbers increasing annually.  Responsible for officiating and organizing university intramural sports program events while strengthening my conflict resolution skills. Sales Representative May 2009-August 2009 Sitton Roofing Company Abilene, Texas Sitton Roofing Company, LLC has been servicing the Abilene area commercial and residential properties since 1974. Sitton Roofing will install your roof with the highest professionalism.     

Contacted Midland, Texas area residents to discuss their roofing repair needs after a local hailstorm that damaged over 70% of the roofs in the area to establish sales leads Worked with the company owner to coordinate estimates for prospective customers to ensure the best quality Made the company over $50,000 in net revenue through sales Coordinated the delivery of materials and crew for roofing jobs Followed up with customers upon completion of the roof repairs to ensure superior customer service

Sales and Receiving Associate May 2008-August 2008 Academy Sports and Outdoors Midland, Texas Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of high-quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more.  Assisted with customer service in a rapid and polite manner  Received products and distributed them appropriately to their different departments  Always maintained a clean an organized loading dock to increase efficiency throughout the entire store


4035 Angelina dr. Midland, TX 79707 gmd06b@acu.edu (432)559-5524 General Employee May 2007- August 2007 Ranchland Hills Country Club Midland, Texas The premier semi-private golf club of the Permian Basin has beautiful West Texas vistas on every hole  Served in such areas as: bag boy, pool attendant, wait staff, and kitchen staff  Provided excellent customer service to ensure customer happiness Lawn Service Summers 2005, 2006 Whiting Lawn and Tree Services Midland, Texas Whiting Lawn service is a small business that provides all lawn and tree care needs to customers in West Texas while assuring the highest quality of service and professionalism.  Mowed up to sixteen lawns a day as a leader of a team while maintaining superior quality and instilling a hard work ethic  Worked up to 60 hours a week to complete every task that the owner asked of

ACTIVITIES Leadership Summit 2011 Buena Vista, Colorado Leadership Summit is a unique experience where students get the opportunity to hear from experienced professionals who are also Christian leaders in the field of busines ACU Sing Song 2008-2011 A rich Abilene Christian University tradition since 1956, approximately one-third of ACU’s student body participates in Sing Song each year where a top men's social club, women's social club and mixed voices group (usually a class) are crowned for having the best three-and-one-half-minute song medley. Member of Galaxy Men’s Fraternity 2008-2011, Intramural Director 2010-2011 The men of Galaxy strive to be leaders in service, faith, and in sport. The motto of the fraternity is, "In all things let us keep God first, others second, and self last." Kirk Goodwin Run Volunteer 2008-2011 The Kirk Goodwin run honors an ACU student who died in 1984 and raises funds to help local families with medical bills. The Fraternity of Galaxy continues to hold the run each year to help other families in similar situations.


4035 Angelina dr. Midland, TX 79707 gmd06b@acu.edu (432)559-5524 Whom it may concern, As a recent college graduate, I am a recent Business Management graduate from Abilene Christian University.There have been many personal and professional experiences that have prepared me for the next step in my life. I am results-driven, motivated, and willing to learn and grow. I am a reliable team member and a hard worker. I would appreciate the opportunity to contribute to your company’s success in today’s business society as I feel I would be a great asset to any company’s hard working culture. Just a few of the experiences that reflect my qualifications include: 

During college, I have gained extensive leadership experience. While leading the men's Fraternity of Galaxy as their Director of Intramural Sports, I scheduled, organized, and lead over 80 college students in their intramural experience. Galaxy's success was shown through various intramural championships in both the recreational and competitive leagues, including first place in flagfootball competitive league and second place in overall club intramural points.

As a Sales Representative for Sitton Roofing Company, LLC, I learned many valuable lessons in sales and in customer service. As the only sales representative in the Midland, TX area after a large hailstorm that damaged over 70% of the homes, I generated many leads and over $50,000 worth of net revenue for the company in just a couple short months.

I am a proven hard worker through my different experiences. As a landscaper for my first job I learned the value of hard work. Mowing up to 15 lawns a day and working close to 60 hours a week in a manual labor intensive job.

As competitive high school athlete, I learned many lessons on hard-work, character, and discipline. I was instilled with a results-driven mindset as I found out that hard work pays off through winning 2 state championships in football and one state championship in Track and Field.

I will be in Midland, Texas for the summer and would love to stop by your office to further discuss any opportunity that your company may have. Thank you for your consideration. Sincerely,

Grant Davis Grant M. Davis


4035 Angelina dr. Midland, TX 79707 gmd06b@acu.edu (432)559-5524

Salary History

Company Whiting Lawn and Tree Services Lawn Service Midland, Texas

Dates Summers 2005,2006

Wage Starting - $6/hr Ending - $7/hr

Ranchland Hills Country Club General Employee Midland, Texas

Summer 2007

Starting - $7/hr Ending - $7.25/hr

Academy Sports + Outdoors Sales and Receiving Associate Midland, Texas

Summer 2008

Starting - $7.50/hr Ending - $7.50/hr

Sitton Roofing Company, LLC Sales Representative Abilene, Texas

Summer 2009

%8 commission $6,000/summer

ACU Intramural Sports Referee Abilene, Texas

Aug. 2010-May 2011

Starting - $7.25/hr Ending - $7.25/hr


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References Personal

Professional

Garth Wright President

Gary Sitton Owner

Security State Bank, Midland

Sitton Roofing Company, LLC

432-634-8312 gswmab@grandecom.net Life-long family friend

325-677-5416 hunt.sitton@gmail.com Boss at Sitton Roofing Co.

Tod Brown Co- Founder

Derek Whiting Force Recon Marine

Moriah Real Estate Group, LLC 432-689-3132 Mentor

United States Marine Corps 432-556-1091 Co-worker at Whiting Lawn and Tree Services

Guy McKenzie Owner

Mark Jackson Associate Director of Student Organizations and Activities

McKenzie Properties

Abilene Christian University

432-770-1990 primesourceguy@suddenlink.net Life-long family friend

817-6024842 mrj98q@acu.edu Boss at ACU Intramurals

Randy Fry Administrator

Chris McKinney Track Coach

New Horizons Audrey Grace House 325-437-2535 work Mentor

Midland Christian School 432-687-1976 coachmckinney34@att.net high school coach

Leigh Ann Fry, M.A.Ed. Executive Director Noah Project 325-676-7107 (work) 432-638-9395 (cell) High school English Teacher

Kenli Edwards Director of Intramural Sports Abilene Christian University 325- 674-2511 kse00b@acu.edu Boss at ACU Intramurals


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Organizational chart for the Fraternity of Galaxy


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Organizational Chart for Sitton Roofing Company


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Organizational Chart for ACU Intramural Sports


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Formula for Success

S=C+ (HW*T) +L^M C = Character HW = Hard Work T = Time L = Leadership M = Motivation


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ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY Information


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ACU National Honors Academic Quality and Value

2010 U.S. News & World Report America's Best Colleges Abilene Christian University was named one of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News and World Report in its 2011 edition. It also is the No. 1 “Up and Coming” university in the West Region, a designated it received in 2009 as well. ACU ranked 19th in the category of Master’s Universities – West, up one place from 2010. For the second consecutive year, ACU was named second in the Master's Universities – West category of A Strong Commitment to Teaching, highlighting institutions with "an unusual commitment to undergraduate teaching." In the th Great Schools, Great Prices category, ACU was listed 12 among the Master's Universities – West for the third straight year. America's Best Colleges - Forbes Magazine For the second straight year, ACU is one of "America's Best Colleges" as determined by Forbes Magazine in a rankings list published in August 2010. Forbes joined with the Center for College Affordability and Productivity to chose 610 schools based on "the quality of the education they provide, the experience of the students and how much they achieve." ACU was ranked No. 484, placing the university in the top seven percent of the 6,600 accredited postsecondary institutions eligible for consideration. ACU and Pepperdine were the only two universities on the list affiliated with Churches of Christ. America's 100 Best College Buys For the 12th consecutive year, ACU is included in America's 100 Best College Buys. To be included in the book, universities must provide "the highest quality in education at the lowest cost." ACU is the only private university in Texas named to the list. ACUTA Institutional Excellence Award ACU's mobile-learning initiative has been recognized as an innovative approach to education through technology. ACUTA, the Association for Information Communications Technology Professionals in Higher Education, gave ACU its most prestigious honor, the award for Institutional Excellence in Information Communications Technology. This distinction, given annually to three universities, is awarded for innovative and exemplary endeavors, products or services in the field of higher education technology. Alcatel-Lucent Dynamic Enterprise Award ACU was recently honored with one of Alcatel-Lucent’s first annual Dynamic Enterprise Awards. The Fortune 500 company’s Web site states that the four winning institutions "demonstrate how fully leveraging the interconnection of networks, people, process and knowledge using IP technology provides unique competitive advantages." ACU was honored along with the Siam Commercial Bank of Thailand; Fluor Limited, part of the UK’s National Roads


4035 Angelina dr. Midland, TX 79707 gmd06b@acu.edu (432)559-5524 Telecommunications Service; and the Saudi Ministry of Culture & Information. Additionally, industry analysts attending this year’s Enterprise Forum selected ACU as the winner of the first Analyst Choice Award. The university has partnered with Alcatel-Lucent in developing its campus network.

CIO 100 Award CIO magazine announced ACU as a recipient of its 2009 CIO 100 Award. The 22-year-old award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology. ACU was one of only six universities to receive the award. Other recipients include AT&T, Dell, GE Energy, IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers. National Service Honor Roll For the second year, ACU has been nationally recognized for its commitment to service. The university was listed on the 2008 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which recognizes colleges and universities that support innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs. The Honor Roll is a part of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which is devoted to helping college students serve others while strengthening their academic and civic skills.

Excellence in Service Learning ACU has received the "Excellence in Service-Learning" seal from Student Horizons. Each year, Student Horizons publishes the Guide to Service-Learning Colleges & Universities for college-bound students, highlighting institutions with exceptional service-learning programs. The guide defines service learning as "a teaching method that links course-based learning objectives to community-based service activities." America's Best Christian Colleges ACU is also included in the 2007-08 edition of America's Best Christian Colleges. Universities in this guidebook provide "the highest quality education in a Christian environment." Both America's 100 Best College Buys and America's Best Christian Colleges are published by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc. ACU is listed in this guidebook for the 11th straight year.

Best Western Colleges The Princeton Review named Abilene Christian University as one of the "Best in the West" for 2009. ACU is one of 120 schools receiving this distinction as "academically excellent institutions of higher learning" for the 15-state western region of the U.S. Colleges of Distinction ACU was named a “College of Distinction” for its exemplary commitment to engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities and successful outcomes. ACU is one of only nine Texas universities on the list.


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Personal Information  Activities  Clubs  Honors  Personality  Work Samples


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KIRK GOODWIN RUN Runners raise thousands for Bizaillion family By Whitney Puckett Posted on April 28, 2010 | News, Showcase | Comments Off

The men of Galaxy raised $2,000 for the family of Jenny Bizaillion through the 27th annual Kirk Goodwin Run on Saturday. Members of the ACU and Abilene community came together to be a part of the five-kilometer race. The purpose of the marathon is to raise money for families with unforeseen medical finances. After the death of Jenny Bizaillion, the women of Ko Jo Kai and men of Galaxy have searched for ways to raise funding for her medical costs and a potential college fund for their youngest daughter, Malaya Bizaillion. Savannah Shelton, advertising/public relations major from Colleyville, participated in the marathon and enjoyed being a part of such a great cause.


4035 Angelina dr. Midland, TX 79707 gmd06b@acu.edu (432)559-5524 “I did not know her personally,” Shelton said. “I knew they were going to help the Bizaillions, and that’s why I ran.” Wilson Rotenberry, political science major from Abilene, directed the event and was enthusiastic about the turnout. “We were really trying to make it not just an ACU event but a community event,” he said. A total of 258 runners, 60 more than last year, stood at the starting line Saturday. Rotenberry said the large turnout was due in part to the fact most people are sensitive to the Bizaillion situation. The men of Galaxy promoted the run through a Facebook group, Chapel announcements, and a table in the McGlothlin Campus Center. They also distributed 600 registration forms at Mayor Norm Archibald’s 6K Marathon. This is Rotenberry’s second year directing the marathon, and he said believes each year they see a growing number of community members. The race began at 8 a.m. Saturday, and the route started and ended at the Hardin Administration Building after winding through University Hills. It lasted 45 minutes and finished strong; Nathan Neill placed first, Jesse Coates, second, and Juan Collazo, third. Natalie Fleet, business management major from Abilene, is a member of Ko Jo Kai and was encouraged to see how the men of Galaxy raised money for the Bizaillions. “I think it’s awesome,” Fleet said. “We really appreciate all of the clubs stepping up for a sole purpose.” The Bizaillion family did not attend the Kirk Goodwin race due to a prior fundraising engagement, but many families were there to support them. For more information about how to support the Bizaillion family, visit www.runningwithjenny.com/home.html.


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Work sample from Sitton Roofing Co. of flyer sent out to Midland neighborhoods


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