Resume of Brent Swanson

Current Address:
1305 Georgia Ave., Apt. #1
Ames, IA 50010
(515) 292-5953


Permanent Address:
P.O. Box 787
Hudson, IA 50643
(319) 988-3678


To obtain a challenging and rewarding position that will allow me to expand my experience in the field of accounting.


Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, May 1998
Major GPA: 3.40/4.00
Cumulative GPA: 3.14/4.00

Related Experience

University Student Apartment Community, Ames, IA
Accounting Assistant, October 1997-Present
      - Analyze aged rent receivable for tenants and determine their past due balances
      - Discuss and setup payment plans for tenants that are past due on rent

Work Experience

Menards Inc., Waterloo, IA
Electrical/Plumbing Sales Representative, Summer 1994-1997
     - Helped answer customers' questions and found appropriate solutions
     - Stocked shelves and kept the department looking clean
     - Acquired knowledge about wiring, plumbing, and electrical appliances

Ettleson Detasseling, Hudson, IA
Detasseler/Supervisor, Summer 1988-1996
     - Supervised a crew of 80+ for 5 years

City of Hudson Recreation Dept., Hudson, IA
Volunteer Baseball Coach, Summer 1993-1995
     - Scheduled practices and taught players the fundamentals of baseball
     - Served as a role model to junior high aged youth

City of Hudson Recreation Dept., Hudson, IA
Golf Course Starter, May 1994 to August 1994
     - Served as a starter for golfers
     - Managed all financial transactions for the golf course

J. Rubin & Co., Rockford, IL
Steel Supplier, June 1993 to August 1993
     - Analyzed steel inventory at John Deere, Lefebrue, and Viking Pump

Computer Knowledge

FORTRAN, Basic, Pascal, DOS, Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Auto Cad 12

Activities and Awards

Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Honor Society
Distinguished Scholar Award (ISU)
Academic STAR Scholarship (ISU)
State of Iowa Scholarship
Veishea Peer Security (1997)
Intramural Chair for Johnson House at Iowa State (1994-1996)
Participate in intramural sports including
Basketball, flag football, softball, and volleyball