John Alexander Rynecki

Phone: (618) 210-6121


Professional Summary
·       Dedicated and motivated professional with a strong background in Customer Service, Sports Marketing, Strategic Planning, and Event Management.

·       Six years of experience leading multifaceted projects and cultivating business relationships with a wide range of clients, colleagues, staff members, sponsors, and strategic business partners.

·       Consistently recognized for resolving complex issues both internally and externally

·       Commended for organization, perseverance, efficiency, and priority management skills.

Areas Of Expertise
§  Business Networking

§  Event Coordination

§  Project Management

§  Strategic Marketing

§  Spanish (Fluent)
§  Space & Capacity Planning

§  Scheduling & Logistics

§  Data Entry & Reporting

§  Training & Team Building

§  Microsoft Office Proficient
§  Online & Social Media

§  Customer Relations

§  Quality Assurance

§  Process Improvement

§  German (Basic)

Professional Experience
Fabulous Fox Theatre– St. Louis, MO     November 2015– Present

Event Staff/ Waiter

§  Manage and assist team of 2-8 members to organize and arrange catering for up to 600 people daily

§  Successfully set up and arrange up to 3 different event spaces ranging from 1000 to 3000square feet

§  Personally assist tour and production managers of famous and well known artists and acts to satisfy needs of talent

§  Responsible for effectively memorizing and recording orders and serving food and beverages to 3 -5 tables a night

§  Contributed to creation, opening, and set up of the “Curtain Call” champagne lounge and bar over 2 month period


Soccer Planet – Urbana, IL October 2011 – February 2014

Customer Service Manager/Coach

§  Advertised programs to the local community through cold calling up to 700 homes over 6 month period

§  Managed all facility and front desk operations while upholding quality customer service standards

§  Utilized bilingual skills to communicate with clients and patrons in both English and Spanish

§  Performed various clerical tasks and help support a growing customer base of over 7000 members

§  Handled payments in excess of $2000, administer databases, and maintain accurate records


SPOL English Insitutes  – Suwon, South Korea August 2014 – August 2015

English Language Instructor

§  Succesfully adapted and thrived to a work culture and environment in a foreign country

§  Taught conversational English and writing to over 50 Korean students a day between the ages of 6-14

§  Organized and constructed daily, weekly, and semester lesson plans to suit the needs of each class

§  Communicated successfully with 10 Korean coworkers and teachers from 5 different English speaking countries


Fluid Events Center – Champaign, IL August 2013 – December 2013

Event Coordination Intern

§  Led and supervised 10 fellow staff members responsible for setting up and taking down events

§  Networked and communicated effectively with sponsors to promote and sell sponsorship packages

§  Worked closely with social media partners and led marketing campaigns reaching 8000+ people

§  Collaborated with a team of 60+ volunteers to manage special events running daily for 2 weeks


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign                            Graduated:December 2013

Bachelor of Science – Recreation Sport & Tourism


Activities and Interests
§  Activities: Pro Bono Event Planning, Event Volunteer, Blogging, Learning Foreign Languages

§  Interests: World Travel, Dancing, Music, Writing, Cuisine and Dining, Film