Maria Allgood

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Family and Consumer Sciences
Div of Advanced Tech & Applied Sciences
Saddleback College
EXPERIENCE Allgood Interiors International, Inc., Coto de Caza, CA. Oct 96 to Present PresidentA full service Design Firm with a General Building Contractors License, specializing in commercial and hospitality design from concept to installation. Handle all aspects of project and custom product design, purchasing, manufacturing, and installation. Projects include: BJ’s Pizza, Century City, CA: Ballard’s Inn, Block Island, RI: Hero Café, Irvine, CA: Barrels Raging Sushi, San Clemente, CA; Red Brick Pizza Cafe Prototype, CA; The Beach House Hotel, Hermosa Beach, CA; Quik Internet Cafe Prototype, United Kingdom; Gold Gallery, Marion, IL; KFC, Grand Cayman Islands & Freeport Bahamas; Pizza Hut International, Nicaragua, Honduras, Brazil & Ecuador. Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA. Jan 08 to PresentInstructorInstruct Students in Hotel and Restaurant Design. Duties include: Prepare and deliver class lessons, teach design presentation techniques, grading and administration work. Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA. Feb 11 to May 2011 Instructor Jay Buchbinder Industries, Inc., Long Beach, CA. July 94 to Sept 96 Project Designer Prepare design portfolio and project documents for international and domestic Quick Service Restaurants. Duties include: Extensive client and general contractor relations, drafting (Auto CAD and Hand), rendering and material specifications. Project locations range from South America to the Pacific Rim. Jobs include: KFC, La Trinidad Venezuela; Kinderworld, Singapore; McDonalds, Amarillo, TX; Burger King, Lake Arrowhead, CA; Pizza Hut, Kingston Jamaica; McDonalds Playland, Morton, IL Yates - Silverman, Irvine, CA Jan 94 to July 94 Designer Jr. Prepare complete design presentation. Duties include: drafting, decor selection, product specification, maintaining budget guidelines, rendering, job book entries and custom design work. Jobs include Lucky Seven Riverboat, LA; Hilton Keno Bar, NY; Edgewater Hotel and Casino - Keno Bar renovation, NY; Buffalo Bills Hotel and Casino Pool Bar, NY; Mirage Springs Hotel and Casino Card Room, CA Design Consultants, Huntington Beach, CA July 92 to Jan 94 DesignerOversee studio operations and all aspects of projects. Duties include: drafting, space planning, custom mill work/detailing, decor selections and marketing. Generated 80% of new clientele. ACHIEVEMENTS Board of Directors Education /Scholarship of Network of Executive Woman in Hospitality 1999Recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Award from the Interior Design Department, CSULB, 1994.Vice President of ASID, CSULB Student Chapter for Fall/Spring 93/94. Lifetime Member of the National Golden Key Honor Society. Recipient of the Network of Executive Women in Hospitality Scholarship Recipient of the R. Dubley Boyce Memorial Scholarship 1991. EDUCATION California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA May 1994Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interior Design; Graduated Magna Cum Laude Golden West College, Huntington Beach, CA May 1991Associate of Arts Degree in Design; Graduated with 3.9 GPA