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Executive Director Sales Resume

PlymoutH

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • CEO, President, Chairman, Entrepreneur since 1987. Inspirational executive with over 30 years proven experience in retail, wholesale, marketing, manufacturing startup, funding, company formation, leasing, legal, personnel, hiring, product invention, design, creation, testing, development and packaging.
  • Thrives in a competitive and creative environment whether leading or working in a team.
  • Expert in forecasting, P&L analysis, strategic planning, organizational optimization.
  • Retail design work includes, concept, space planning, customer needs analysis, ergonomics, CAD design, coordinating with architects, zoning and permitting.
  • Excels at branding through name, colors and graphic design.
  • Has written and submitted RFP’s and RFI’s with a 90% success rate.
  • Advertising work includes web design and maintenance, print, radio, social media and billboard.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Executive Director Sales

Confidential, Plymouth

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and tracking leads
  • Setting up appointments and visits
  • Networking, marketing, radio, YouTube, LinkedIn, CRS
  • Coordinating attendees with sessions

Founder/Owner/President

Confidential, Ann Arbor Michigan

Responsibilities:

  • Founded the privately held company in 1987 and grew to a national chain of college coffeehouses with 450 employees, 22 cafes, 4 bakeries, roasting plant, major wholesale contracts and 145 grocery store accounts.
  • Responsible for strategic planning, compliance, executive supervision of growth and profitability.
  • Developed innovations, new products, branding, store design and location site selection.
  • Main contact with specialty vendors, and landlords.
  • Approved forecasts and budgets for presentation to the board of directors.

Founder/Owner/President

Confidential, Brighton, Michigan

Responsibilities:

  • Eight years researching, designing, testing vertical axis wind turbines.
  • Launched several products and was profitable in the first year of business.
  • No government subsidies.
  • Global sales.

Founder/Owner

Confidential, Brighton, Michigan

Responsibilities:

  • Research and prototyping of small scale external combustion engines.
  • First testing of the EnGEN was completed in 2006 successfully.
  • Second 2 chamber prototype CAD designed for manufacture by the Canadian firm Kraaft Engineering in 2013.
  • Funding the next phase of development - SPARK Ann Arbor

Regional Manager

Confidential, Berkeley, California

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing multiple unit chain of cafes.
  • Personnel management, training and supervision Santa Barbara, Berkeley, Davis, Seattle, Boulder, San Diego.
  • New store openings.
  • Cash management, ordering, machine repair, procurement.
  • Roasted coffee with Alfred Peet, Sandy Boyd, Johnny and Frankie Giotta.
  • Responsible for branding, graphics, menu development, interior design, equipment purchase, vendor selection and relations, and bookkeeping.

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