Resume, Curriculum Vitae, Work History, Career, CV

jeff noel  •  Orlando, Florida  •  jeff.noel@me.com  •  407-538-4341

Work is only work if you’d rather be doing something else. 

Disney Professional Speaker
Disney Institute, 1999 – Present:
A catalyst exciting, inspiring, and motivating others to do work that matters.
Received big award for this.

Orlando Based Motivational Speaker
Mid Life Celebration, LLC, 2009-Present:
Challenging 3% of Baby Boomers to do something great before they die.

Author
Amazon and Kindle, 2013:
Squelching the notion that Balance is a myth.

Prolific Blogger
Internet, 2008-Present:
Life’s five big choices.
Five different, daily blog posts – every single day – since April Fool’s Day 2009.

Disney Hotelier
Front Office Operations,Walt Disney World Resorts, 1985-1999:
Led world-class Front Desk, Concierge, Bell Services Teams

Disney Boat Captain
Walt Disney World, 1982:
Magic Kingdom Jungle Cruise Skipper.
(full disclosure: boat is on a track)

Bartender
Moscow, Idaho & Pullman, Washington, 1980-1982:
Provided a welcomed smile and a cold beverage to anyone in need.

Residence Hall Advisor
West Chester University, Pennsylvania, 1979-1980:
University/Student liaison for on-campus housing.
Met my wife during the job interview.

Public Recreation Manager
Wildwood, New Jersey Recreation Department, Summer 1980:
Managed city Recreation complex, next to Boardwalk & Convention Center.

Public Recreation Manager
Scotch Plains, New Jersey Recreation Department, Summer 1979:
Led team of Summer Park Youth Counselors.

Factory Worker
PH Glatfelter Paper Company, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, my hometown, Summers 1977 & 1978:
Operated heavy machinery & general entry-level duties, including broom-pushing.
Dad got me the job.

Warehouse Worker
York/Lancaster Electric Company, York, Pennsylvania, Summers 1975 & 1976:
Picked customer sales orders inside huge Electrical Supply warehouse.
Mom got me the job.

Entrepreneur
Self-employed, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, 1972-1977:
Mowed lawns, raked leaves, shoveled snow as a young teen in hometown.

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BS. Corporate Recreation & Fitness
West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 1977 – 1983
University of Idaho, National Student Exchange, Moscow, ID. 1980 & 1983

High School Diploma
Spring Grove Area High School, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, 1977

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Results Driven
Disney’s Lifetime Achievement Award – Partners In Excellence, 2000

Servant
Disney lifetime achievement award – Walt Disney Legacy Award, 2013
Church volunteer, 1999 – present

Dreamer
Founded Internet business to help raise money until a cure is found

Competitor
Senior Olympian, 400 meters, Masters Track & Field World Championships, Finland, 2009
Kicking the devil’s butt all day, everyday.

Adventurer
Solo Cross-Country Bicycle Trek, 1982
Left with only $75 cash and no credit card.

Bottom line: Life is not a dress rehearsal. Live like you mean it. If you’re goal isn’t impossible, you’re not reaching high enough!

• Revised Aug 9, 2014 •

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