As VHI has now launched a NEW GoFundMe page, and we are awaiting a percentage of our goal to be reached, I will be looking for a new project / full or part time job, etc… I’ve been in the alternative health industry since 1990. *See resume below* Also, customer service, hotel, retreat / wellness center, promotions, teaching, personal assistant, driver, and even washing dishes! Currently located in South FL but more than happy to relocate anywhere in world. I also am offering consults on sprouting / micro-green business, colema cleansing, wellness center opening, employee training, personal home wellness / detox and more available in my web-store.
FREE 2 hour lecture on YouTube: CLICK HERE
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Email: email@example.com • Text: 1-860-294-4620
*If you would like me to send you my resume, email me at the address above.
PO BOX 18621
West Palm Beach, FL 33416
Voice & text: 1 (860) 294-4620
My passion is being ‘of service’ and helping people succeed with their health goals. Providing information for a healthier life, more energy, change in diet, creating abundance and living in the moment.
1990 – 1998: Optimum Health Institute – Lemon Grove, CA
Store / Office/ Reservations Asst. Manager, Greenhouse Manager & Public Relations Coordinator, Teacher
1998 – 2001: J-Merch & Personal assistant to singer / songwriter, Jewel – Carlsbad, CA
Merchandising Coordinator & Customer Service Manager, House Manager
2001: Grassroots Organic Wheatgrass – San Francisco, CA
General Manager, Sales
2001 – 2011: Hippocrates Health Institute – West Palm Beach, FL
Teacher, Greenhouse Manager, Reservations Director, Health Educator Consultant, Health Educator Director, Expo / Promotions Manager
2012 – 2014: The Raw Food Institute / Lisa Wilson – Simsbury, CT
Program Director, Promotions, Teacher
2015 – Present: Vibrant Health Institute – Union City, MI (2015-2016) & Business Consultant – West Palm Beach, FL
Founder & Director of VHI, Health & Wellness Consultant, Sprout & Wheatgrass Business Consultant, Opening Wellness Center Consultant, Training Staff, Lectures and Health Expo Tours (Looking for NEW VHI location and finance investor)
2016 – 2019: Matthew J. Callahan Construction – PSL, FL
- Solid Director, managerial and administrative experience.
- 28 years in the alternative health field.
- Exceptional versatility and adaptability.
- Dedication and drive as a hard-working individual.
- Superlative communication and team-building skills.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks in a pressured environment.
- Strong lecture skills – stage presence
Customer Service and Sales Skills:
- Interacted with clients and utilized exceptional organizational skills to arrange and coordinate merchandising services.
- Responsible for public relations development within OHI, J-Merch, HHI.
- Delivered excellent customer service as trade show manager, lecturing, traveling to NY City twice each year, Toronto, Canada, MA, PA, FL and CA for OHI, HHI. (Sign-up guests to attend course)
- Responsible in seed, tray, DVD, juicer, wheatgrass & growing rack sales increases per month at OHI, HHI.
- Oversaw daily Greenhouse operations at OHI (8 years), HHI (10 years).
- Public lecture / tour once every six weeks with chef at HHI. (40-60 guests each time)
Managerial and Supervisory Skills:
- Served as manger for the wheatgrass / sprout & Greenhouse department at OHI, HHI.
- Director of the Program Consultant office (2yrs.), all incoming phone calls at HHI, emails, sales and room reservations.
- Instructed weekly lectures within OHI & HHI including monthly expo traveling and a public combination lecture with executive chef, HHI.
- Responsible for development and maintenance of a support list for over 150 guests per week at OHI, HHI.
- Served as “IT” manager in charge of all email address, phone system and computers as well as all incoming emails at HHI.
- Hippocrates Health Educator Coordinator / Director (4yrs.) and program consultant.
- Staff supervision, human resource manager OHI, HHI.
- Founder / Director of the Vibrant Health Institute
- Responsible for all invoicing within the Merchandising Department as well as concert tours for singer / songwriter, Jewel, and her company called J-Merch.
- Served as facility manger of Jewel’s homes in Southern CA.
- One of three personal asst. to Jewel (3 yrs.)
- Maintained inventory control, OHI, J-Merch, HHI.
- Demonstrated knowledge of and accountability for daily sales operations including accounts receivable, inventory, and petty cash.
- Managed and relocated Grassroots Organic Wheatgrass company, largest in Northern CA, for personal friend, owner & CEO, Debbie Kleven. (6 months – 2001)
- Awarded employee of the month, OHI, J-Merch, HHI
- Special award at Hippocrates Health Institute for outstanding customer service in the program consultant office, 2002.
- Worked side by side with Dr. Ellen Tart-Jensen as nutritional assistant / colema board supervisor within Jewel organization.
- Starred in several DVD lectures on wheatgrass growing and sprouting, OHI.
- Recorded CD & DVD lectures on growing Wheatgrass, Sprouting and conscious communication, HHI
- Personal YouTube Lecture (2 hours long) has over 25,000 views
- Personal Website receives over 6,000 hits per day
- Guest increase at OHI from 1990 – 1998 went from 40 to 180 per week.
- Guest increase at HHI from 2001 – 2010 went from 20 to 80 per week.
- Proficient in using personal computer – skills in such programs as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Outlook, QuickBooks, PeachTree, Web Site design.
- Growing Wheatgrass, Sunflower, Pea & Buckwheat greens *power point & hands-on
- Sprouting ‘The Easy Way’ *power point
- Starting a wheatgrass / micro-green business *power point (Health Educator Class)
- Opening a Wellness Center *power point (Health Educator Class)
- Training your wellness staff / employees course
- Juicing Benefits / How to Juice 101
- What’s Simple is True *power point
- Moving Beyond Food
- Conscious Communication
- Time for Change *power point
- Colon Cleansing 101 *power point
- At Home Follow-up *power point
- Orientation to Program – Welcome, Protocol
*Personal references available upon request*
YouTube pages: Vibrant Health Institute & Grass and Sprouts
Facebook: Michael Bergonzi • Wheatgrass Greenhouse • Vibrant Health Institute