Richard STYNER

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Richard Styner

Tel.: 510-290-5217 - E-mail: - Linkedin: /in/richard-styner/


Organized professional with extensive experience in residential maintenance and repair. Self-starter with a love for a job well-done. Excellent planner with great project and people management. Great communicator and presenter with a knack for explaining requirements to board-members, residences and professionals alike. Wide range of proficiencies with a passion for research and learning of new skills. Able to follow instructions with attention to details and adaptability to changing requirements.


Owner/ Operator, Ken Styner Handyman Services, 2017-present

Operated as a self-employed handyman.

Found opportunities, created estimates, scheduled job, created and sent invoices, maintained client relationships

Maintained inventories, kept records, acquired appropriate tools and supplies

Business is now referral-based.

Director of Marketing, Golden Eagle Properties, 2014-2017

Designed, programmed, and hosted company website redesign. Conducted extensive Search Engine Optimization and social media management resulting in top Google ranking for relevant search terms.

Engineered multiple mass email campaigns to recruit agents, resulted in a doubling of agent participation in 10 months from 32 to 76 .

Lead Computer Science, Business and Science Teacher, San Leandro HS,

CA 1997-2014

Credentialed in Secondary Biology and Business.

Formally proposed and achieved approval for multiple courses in Computer Science at a low-resource, highly-diverse urban high school emphasizing hands-on high-interest activities.

Developed all curricula for a complete course of study in computer science as well as integrated science, and matched them to California Content Standards.

Annually increased number of students passing the AP Computer Science exam (with Java) from 8% in 2006 to 63% in 2012, fve points above national average.


California State University-Fresno GPA: 3.8, Cum Laude. Master of Science, Educational Technology

Brown University, Providence, RI GPA: 3.6 Master of Arts, Emphasis: Science Education

Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, NE Bachelor of Science: Biology





Appliance repair



Electrical work


Appliance installation

Pressure washing

Pest control


Conflict resolution

Planning / scheduling


Interpersonal Relations

Oral/written communication

Active listening


Driver’s license

Problem solving

Time management

Critical Thinking