Marketing Consultant- Modesto Junior College

May 2018- Current

I signed a four month marketing contract with MJC to target adult learners. I will be working on training MJC staff, digital marketing, conducting target market research, and building an effective marketing strategy

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PG&E/Valley Vision- Energy Careers Experience Program (ECEP) Internship

May 2018 - December 2018

Under Valley Vision ECEP program, I was placed at the Merced office of PG&E as an Energy Effieicency Specialist for Small Business and Agriculture. I am currently working on the Electric Vehicle Charge Network (EVCN) program doing outreach and marketing strategy. 

MJC Agriculture- Ag Communications Intern

August 2017- June 2018

  • Established marketing strategy to increase enrollment in the school of agriculture with social, web, and public relations KPIs. 
  • Initiated email marketing base, strategy, and program. 
  • Social media expansion; management, action plan, and marketing
  • Established and wrote Press Releases for all MJC Ag events. 
  • Organized Ag Ambassador program and volunteers

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White Oak Frozen Foods- Engineering Intern

 June 2017 - August 2017

  • Analyzed current wastewater treatment system design and operational costs, researched improvements, predicted trends, prepared budgets, and presented proposals to the vice president to save costs 
  • Implemented approved improvements to bring the system into regulatory compliance and to save $200,000 per year 
  • Developed a multi-phase, eight-year plan for wastewater treatment system  
  • Initiated site-wide water conservation program
  • Learned, operated, and programmed Tomra Blizzard optical sorters (Quality Assurance)
  • Designed, fabricated and installed wastewater system improvements
  • Worked with vendors to obtain estimates and quotes for system improvements
  • Actively participated in plant maintenance, learning great knowledge and experience
  • Developed purchase orders and worked closely with Purchaser 
  • Created SOP's and control documents

Oasis Raches- Farm Laborer

May 2017

Between retiring from State FFA office and starting my summer internship at White Oak Frozen Foods, I had an opportunity to work at Oasis Ranches. During my time, I assisted in any way necessary on the almond ranch, including irrigation, pruning, maintenance, etc 

California State FFA President

 June 2016 - May 2017

Gap year between HS and college and lived at state FFA center with five teammates.

  • Increased organization membership by 4,000 to more than 87,000 members
  • Facilitated nine leadership conferences and 250 workshops for groups ranging from 15 to 7,000 students
  • Traveled over 20,000 miles across US and California
  • Visited over 30 high schools, teaching student development workshops and being hosted by local families
  • Numerous public speaking engagements up to audience of 7,000

View Andrew's Retiring Address to 7,000 students

Fabrication Farms- Owner/Operator

 January 2015 - June 2016

  • Started sole-proprietor business: acquired business license, fictitious business name, formulated budget, conducted marketing, created website (fabricationfarms.com)
  • Fabricated with 3D printing & traditional methods with sales of more than $3,000 
  • Obtained provisional patent for Mobile Mouse Case, a phone case based wireless optical mouse

Lessons Learned from Fabrication Farms

Hunter Farms Pumpkin Patch

 October 2015 & 2016

  • Promoted to shift lead to manage inventory, price pumpkins, oversee attractions, customer service, and food opportunities

Atwater High School Metal Shop

 September 2014 - May 2016

  • Unpaid project fabrication using cold metal, electrical, surveying, controls, and plumbing
  • Welding competencies- oxy-acetylene, TIG (tungsten inert gas), SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), and MIG (metal inert gas)