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Evan Lowery

Passionate Relationship Builder


Phone 573-338-2192
Address Appleton, WI



Rentals Sales Manager & Social Media Strategist2011 - PresentWilliam Harris Lee & Co.

*Creatively grow the Rentals and Educational Instruments department throughout the country, focusing on Indiana, Illinois, and Wisconsin � approaching 100% growth YOY out of primary location *Communicate with customers via WHLeeCo Twitter account, Facebook Page, and Pinterest Boards *Introduce new technology, including revised website, Mailchimp, Wrike, and other marketing platforms *Coordinate new partnerships with teachers, schools, organizations, and musical networks *Provide assistance with instrument purchases in our Chicago and Wilmette Showrooms

Rentals Representative; Shar Apprentice2009-2011Shar Products Company

*Contributed to Rental Departmental growth of 30% in 2010 and 50% in 2011 through primary customer service work; marketing pieces; successful collection efforts *Inter-departmental liaison *Coordinated complete rework of inventory systems and processes for scalability and security *Created and maintained Shar Apprentice Facebook page and Twitter account for Shar Rentals; contributed unique blog posts for Shar�s social website *Spearheaded partnership with the Detroit Symphony: serviced 300 students with growth of 100 students *Completed an exhaustive iPhone application proposal; USP-focused promotion and copywriting for new music; product donation partnership program with St. Lucia El Sistema; and primary catalog editing *Dollars per call 12% above average and order rate 9% above average

Barista2009Coffee Hound

*Impressed coworkers, supervisors with work ethic, dedication, and ability to learn *Refined customer service skills under owners who actually apply the "Customer is Always Right" philosophy *Succeed in an intense, multi-tasking, efficiency environment *Absorbed and learned everything I could about coffee from the owner-barista-champion-coffee-enthusiast *Provided excellence of service, coffee quality, and ambience for customers *Continue to explore the fascinating world of coffee and coffee shops

Business Manager; Counselor2004-2009IWU Summer Music Camp

*Designed extra curricular events for about 75 middle school through high school players *Assisted with primary publicity, grant writing, advertising, and administrative efforts for $100,000 budget *Assisted with lessons, classes, activities, and overseeing of campers

Assistant Manager2006-2007Central Illinois Youth Symphony

*Prepared for and enabled three orchestras to function simultaneously *Assimilated the manager’s responsibilities to the Board and to parents *Updated large orchestral library

Director's Assistant2005Miller Performing Arts Center

*Conducted marketing / fundraising efforts *Supervised office functions, performance space, and art exhibits *Performed backstage, lighting, and sound duties as needed with immediate training


B.A. Business Administration2004-2008Illinois Wesleyan University

Alpha Mu Alpha, Phi Beta Delta

B.M. Cello Performance2004-2008Illinois Wesleyan University

*Pi Kappa Lambda Award *Phi Mu Alpha, Music, Reception Committee *Established enriched Church music program

Milan, Italy Study Abroad2007IES Abroad

Appointed as IES Milan Program Ambassador

Professional Development2009-PresentLife

*Social Media Week 2011, 2012 *Ann Arbor Ad Club *Food Gatherers *Chicago Ideas Week, 2012 *Lunch Ann Arbor Marketing


Social Media Marketing


Customer Service

Social Networking


FuturisticInspired by the future and what could be. Inspire others with visions of the future (Strengths Finder 2.0)

HarmonyLook for consensus. Don’t enjoy conflict; rather, seek areas of agreement and progress (Strengths Finder 2.0)

LearnerGreat desire to learn and want to continuously improve (Strengths Finder 2.0)

AchieverGreat deal of stamina and work hard. Take great satisfaction from being busy and productive (Strengths Finder 2.0)

ResponsibilityTake psychological ownership of what they say they will do. Committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty (Strengths Finder 2.0)




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Evan Lowery
Appleton, WI