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MATTHEW D.

KAUFFMANN

306 North Pearl Street Lebanon, Illinois 62254 Telephone: 314-210-5477 E-Mail: matt@mdkauffmann.com

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Critical Care Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic Abbott EMS St. Louis, Missouri & Belleville, Illinois 2003-2011 NOTABLE SKILLS : Customer service, relationship building, able to learn and use large amounts of specialized information, able to remain calm in stressful situations, documentation, training, leadership, creativity. ACCOMPLISHMENTS : Completed duties of Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic & Basic. Utilized advanced protocols and procedures through standard operating guidelines without direct medical control oversight. Participated in rigorous ongoing training. Critical Care Paramedics were individually selected for this position by Abbotts Operations Manager and Medical Director based on technical skills and customer service merit. Received numerous written letters documenting outstanding service to patients. Developed multi-language communication board used for non-English speaking patients. Received 5 Year Service Award. Trained new crew members. Licensed in Missouri & Illinois. Certified in: CPR, ACLS, PHTLS, ITLS, AMLS, PALS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P REASON FOR LEAVING: Laid off. Senior Photographer Image Masters Photography St. Louis, Missouri 2002-Present NOTABLE SKILLS : Customer service, computer use, project management, creativity. DUTIES : Photograph and provide assistance with on-site commercial photography that includes commercial, food, architecture, portraiture, still life, journalistic and candid photography. Edit & retouch photographs using Adobe Photoshop. Provide advanced clerical support that includes cataloging digital images. Photographed the World Series of Poker in 2003 & 2008. Project Developer for Studio Ingnue glamour and fashion division. Owner MDKauffmann Photography Lebanon, Illinois 2000-Present NOTABLE SKILLS : Customer service, leadership, management, accounting, marketing, sales, design, computer use, creativity. DUTIES : Photograph weddings and portraits. Design albums and other materials for clients. Develop and maintained website and marketing materials. Maintain financial records. Company shows slow but steady growth. Expanded business from weddings only into family and baby portraits. Member: Professional Photographers of America.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Program Director Camp Winton Golden Empire Council Sacramento, California 2000 NOTABLE SKILLS : Customer service, training, management, leadership, program development, hiring & firing of employees. DUTIES : Planned and oversaw successful educational and entertainment programs offered at a Boy Scout Summer Camp. Successfully doubled the number of educational programs offered. Due to the successful programs offered, the camp registered to capacity for 2001 before the 2000 season closed. Oversaw the successful annual accreditation of the camp. Provided classroom training for Counselors using Counselors in Training curriculum. Supervised a staff of 40 individuals. Served as Camp Director when necessary.

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES
Photography Ministry Leader Christ United Methodist Church Fairview Heights, Illinois NOTABLE SKILLS : Team building, leadership, some training, scheduling, budgeting. DUTIES: Photographed important events in the life of the church Coordinated other photographers. Developed online sharing and sales of prints. Life Member Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Belleville, Illinois 2008-Present

2006-Present

EDUCATION
IHM Health Studies Center St. Louis, Missouri Associate Degree in Paramedicine Program Graduated with 4.0/4.0 GPA Eden Theological Seminary Webster Groves, Missouri Completed 54 of 81 credits in Master of Divinity program 2003-2004

2000-2002

University of Minnesota Morris Morris, Minnesota 1996-2000 Bachelor of Arts degrees in Speech Communication and History Extra Curricular Activities: Jazz Ensemble (Lead Trumpet), Lutheran Campus Ministry (Peer Minister). United South Central High School Wells, Minnesota 1992-1996 Graduated with High Honors Extra Curricular Activities: Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band, Concert Band, Knowledge Bowl (Team Captain), National Honor Society.

HONORS
Eagle Scout (1995) Vigil Honor Member (1997) Boys State & Boys County (1995) National Honor Society (1994-1996) Boy Scouts of America Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America American Legion United South Central High School

REFERENCES
Eric Harkins Image Masters Photography & Digital Imaging 4374 Bristol View Court, Saint Louis, Missouri 63129 IMAGE22@aol.com 314-365-2032 William Warsing Abbott EMS 16 Fountainebleau Court, Granite City, Illinois 62040 Yorktown1738@charter.net 618-616-1828 Jesse Fournier Saint Louis Fire Department 8122 Violaview Drive, Saint Louis, Missouri 63125 jrfstlmedic@gmail.com 314-368-6349 Jeff Cutright 4053 Genry Lane, Swansea, Illinois 62226 ffjeff@charter.net 618-257-9432 William ODell 7346 Main St Maryville, Illinois 62026 blazenfiremedic@yahoo.com 618-781-7203