Leif Whitman

Leif Whitman

Project Manager | Innovative Problem Solver | Entrepreneur
5003 15th Ave NE #306

Seattle, WA 98105

(410) 533-9498

Longship Trading, Seattle — Owner/Operator
June 2017 – October 2018
100% order fulfillment – Achieved profitability in the first fiscal year – Researched and identified restaurants and wholesalers that valued unique, sustainable seafood products – Built prestigious client list through cold calling, including the 3 largest wild/gourmet food companies in the United States – Drop shipped live king crab to 50+ restaurants – Developed and managed sales network – Produced print marketing materials – Performed product demonstrations and onboarding to 10+ chefs – Identified gaps in industry demands – Redesigned traditional wholesale process with innovative solution to meet stringent demands of fine dining clients  – Managed budgets, timelines, and logistics for multiple projects and vendors – Managed inventory and logistics from 3 suppliers in remote Alaska

Seattle Housing Authority — Data and Budget Specialist
May 2016 – March 2017
Managed multiple budgets for SHA’s resident councils – Processed vendor invoices and submitted them to Accounts Payable – Managed Community Services departments contracts and processed corresponding monthly invoices and reports – Coordinated budgets and timelines between a large, diverse team and a variety of vendors/contractors

Seattle Children’s Hospital — Health Information Specialist II
April 2013 – January 2015
Provided customer service to care teams and hospital staff – Prepared and retrieved patient charts from multiple campuses – Indexed electronically submitted lab results with OnBase software – Hired as a permanent employee at the conclusion of the contract

TechSea International — North Pacific Ground Fish Observer
April 2011 – October 2012
Monitored commercial fishing operations in Alaska – Developed individual sampling protocol and schedule for data collection to meet National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) standards – Identified species of all fish and invertebrates harvested – Compiled, organized and reported data to the NMFS daily – Performed job duties in arduous conditions for extended periods of time, working 12+ hours per day – Lived and worked directly with vessel personnel – Regularly completed NMFS debriefing process to prove the scientific validity of collected data

Project management

Client relations

Market insights

Brand management

Identifying roadblocks

Strategic planning

Google Office Suite






The University of Maine, Orono 2009 – B.A. Ecology and Environmental Science



Ecology & Environmental Science at University of Maine

  • Updated 4 years ago

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