John Birrenbach Consulting
Start Date: 9-1983 – Current
I have worked as a business consultant for a number of businesses. I have assisted them with problems in production, promotion, research and other things. My Unique ability to see problems and solutions has always been sought out.
I’m fluent in WordPress, Photoshop, Excel, other Mac and Microsoft Products, Final Cut Pro, Facebook, Google Adwords, Google Search Optimization, Internet Marketing, E-Commerce, and other forms of Marketing. I learn new computer tasks quickly and know a number of tricks to make use of these marvalous machines easier.
Owner Operator / Online Coffee Sales
Pine City MN
Start Date 1-2001 – Current
I run an online coffee shop for gourmet coffee. The shop an offspring of my retail coffee experience offers coffee shipped directly to your home. With a large variety of flavored coffees and others I have a nice niche market.
Start Date: 5-2009 – Current
My brother and I run a record company specializing in live recording of bands and events. I have decades of music industry work. From playing in a all originals band to producing musical events I have worked in all aspects of the music industry.
Sales, Sales Management, Human Resources Manager, Online Sales
Inver Grove Heights ,MN
Start Date: 1-2010 End Date: 7-2016
I was responsible for sales, sales management, customer service, human resources, IT, technology implementation, and a variety of other things. Erik is a long time friend who hired me when his online business suddenly expanded. I still maintain a part ownership in the business
Executive Coffee & Tea
Owner Retail Stores in Skyway system
Start Date: 8-1997 End Date: 1-2001
As part owner of a successful Coffee shop located in the heart of DT St Paul I was responsible for a variety of tasks including payroll management, promotion, store operations, advertising, media relations, IT and computer related work.
Retail Store Manager, Como and Snelling
Start Date: 1-1985 End Date: 12-1985
Prior to employment as a Store Manager for Tom Thumb I attended their management training class. A week long series of class that I completed before the week was over. I was the first in my class to be placed in a store as store manager and within 5 days of my starting management training classes. As manager for the store I was responsible for all store operations, scheduling, hiring, firing, training of employees, employee oversight and other assorted tasks.
Major: Advanced Sales and Marketing
Sandler Institute, TX USA
Date Completed: 4-2015
Courses: Advanced Sales Boot Camp
Completed Top In Class
Major: Emergency Medicine
USN Hospital Corps, IL USA
Date Completed: 12-1979
Courses: A&P, Pharmacology, Drug administration, Emergency Medical Treatment
Fluent in Mac and PC operations, Fluent in MS Office, Fluent in many types of software including database operations. Extremely intelligent, grasps new concepts and ideas quickly, ability to resolve issues or problems without oversight needed, extremely self motivated and driven to succeed.