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Kristen Kenny

5692 Clearview Dr., Troy, MI 48098 • (248) 953-8019 • Kennykr1@msu.edu

EDUCATION

Eli Broad College of Business, Marketing


May 2010
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
• Minor in Spanish (3.8 Spanish GPA)
• Additional concentration in International Business
• Dean’s list eight semesters (Cumulative 3.695 GPA)

La Universidad de San Francisco, Semester Study Abroad


Spring 2009
Quito, Ecuador

• Completed course work in Latin American culture and literature.


• Demonstrated willingness to take risks through enrollment in Spanish-
speaking curriculum.
• Learned to establish rapport quickly with individuals in an unfamiliar environment.
• Gained fluency in Spanish.

EXPERIENCE

Private Tutor
2007-Present
East Lansing, MI
• Designed and assisted activities to increase students’ understanding of
language concepts.
• Tracked student progress throughout the year(s).
• Critiqued student essays and homework.
• Helped students interpret and grasp subjects of paramount importance
• Properly adjusted my tutoring techniques to meet the needs of the student

Marketing Mix Club


VP of Professional Relations
2009 – Present

• Established connections and closed consulting agreements with national (e.g.,


Buffalo Wild Wings, Century 21, Susan G. Komen) and local (e.g., Spartanicity,
Playmakers, Kids Immediate Care/Red Cedar Valley) companies.
• Developed partnerships, defined project goals, and set deadlines with client firms in
order to streamline the execution of marketing campaigns.
• Created cost-efficient marketing plans for clients and ensured seamless hand off to
project teams.
• Fostered relationships with key clients to ensure project satisfaction with goal of
maintaining an on-going working relationship.

Project Lead: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure


Aug. - Dec. 2008
• Led five group members to help Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure with a
rebranding campaign to expand brand awareness to a greater geographic area.
• Organized weekly meetings with the head marketing director.

Olga’s Kitchen, Birmingham, MI


Summer 2007- 2008
Server
• Supervised and trained new employees on established protocols and customer
interactions.
• Efficiently handled four to six tables of customers while ensuring to meet each of
their individual needs.
• Advanced from hostess to server then to a trainer in three years.