CHRISTOPHER M. COLEMAN 3240 N. Hall _144 Dallas_ TX. 75204 by yangxichun

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									                          CHRISTOPHER M. COLEMAN
                                    3240 N. Hall #144
                                    Dallas, TX. 75204
                                    (903) 574 – 2779
                            christophermcoleman@gmail.com

Objectives: I want to work at a NON-SCI funeral home and improve my skills as a
funeral director and embalmer.


Summary of Qualifications
           Licensed funeral director and embalmer in Texas.
        Love working with and serving people.
        Able to work and thrive in a PROFESSIONAL environment.
        Willing to learn and evolve within a diverse and demanding company.
        Response Team Member: Kenyon International Emergency Services

Professional Experience

February 2011 – June 2011
DFW Care Center / Service Corporation International
Embalmer

May 2010 – Current
Stilwell – Taylor Mortuary Service Tyler, Texas
Trade embalmer

June 2009 - February 2010
Funeral Director / Embalmer
Cashner Funeral Home Conroe, TX. Service Corporation International
Responsibilities included preparing bodies for final disposition. Meeting with families,
and performing funeral services.

June 2008 – June 2009
Provisional Funeral Director / Embalmer
Metcalf Funeral Directors Conroe, TX. Service Corporation International
Responsibilities include answering phones, working with the public, assisting with
funerals, embalming and paper work.

September 2007 – June 2008
Provisional Funeral Director / Embalmer
Schmidt Funeral Home Katy, TX.
Responsibilities include assisting with funerals, embalming and paper work.
April 2005 – September 2007
Assistant Engineer / Assistant Operations Director / On-air talent
East Texas Radio Group Tyler, Texas
Responsibilities include assisting the engineer in maintenance and up-keep of studio
and transmission equipment on 7 FM and AM facilities. Other responsibilities include
assisting the program directors with the execution of EAS protocols and regulations on
all 7 facilities, as well as providing a liaison for the engineering department and the
program directors. Other responsibilities include voice-tracking for KKUS-FM and
providing commentary for breaking news and severe weather.

March 2002 – January 2005
Manager
WVGS – FM Georgia Southern University Student Media Statesboro, Georgia
Responsibilities included managing and training a staff of 15 student and contract
personnel. Keeping the station within the legal boundaries of the FCC, and being a
liaison between the Board of Regents, university faculty, staff, students, and community
for the station.


February 1997 – May 1999
Program Director
KBNB – AM CNN RADIO NEWS Tyler, Texas
Responsibilities included managing and directing a staff of 5 programming personnel as
well as improving the format already in use at that station. Other responsibilities
included studio and transmission engineering as well as providing a liaison for the news
department and CNN Center in Atlanta. In my 2 years at KBNB we improved the
station’s ratings from a 0.5 to a 4.0.

May 1995 – February 1997
Disk Jockey
KISX – FM Tyler, Texas / KWTX – FM Waco, Texas
Responsibilities included Disk Jockeying in the evenings and overnights as well as
producing numerous in house programs and commercials.

May 1993 – May 1996
Mortician’s Apprentice
Lloyd James Funeral Home Tyler, Texas / Tyler Mortician's Service
Duties varied depending on needs of funeral directors, families of the deceased, and
funeral arrangements.
June – August 1994
Documentarian Page / Speaker’s Floor Page
United States House of Representatives Washington D.C.
Duties included being on page call exclusively for the Speaker of The House, running
errands for him and other House members as well as assisting the Sergeant at Arms,
Doorkeeper, and Parliamentarian of the United States House of Representatives

Education
Graduate Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service.

Undergraduate studies in business and broadcast administration Georgia Southern
University.

High school diploma from Chapel Hill High School, Tyler, Texas.

Broadcast and funeral experience has been accumulated over the last 18 years from
hands- on experience.

References
Available on request.

								
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