26 years of Military Service in USMC dealing with complex personal and professional problems in fast moving stressful situations. 15 years of complex dealings with clients in the sale of, purchase of and management of real property. Writing contracts. acting on behalf of property owners to maintain and lease real property as Vice President of Management Operations For Spangler Realty. Communicating with owners and tenants to facilitate a positive outcome for both. Eight years of direct customer service at the retail level with SEARS . Involved with inventory reception, location and distribution to the floor, tagging and marking merchandise for display and sale, and assisting customers to move merchandise to their automobiles.
Awarded two Bronze Stars for Gallantry, three purple hearts, two Navy Achievement and two Navy Commendation Medals and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry Individual Award. Assisted in increasing Sales and aquisition of management properties at Spangler Realty and assisted in the operation of a professional, efficient back room operation at SEARS.
Unloaded mercandise from trucks, processed merchandise inludeing security tagging for movement to sales floor, moved merchandise to sales floor, located and staged merchandise for future moves, located, retreived prepared and shipped merchandise to on line customers. Received, tagged and routed merchandise from customers for repair. Located and delivered merchandise purchased in store or on line to customers in store. Assisted customers to load merchandise in their cars. Located display merchandise as directed in store. Assisted in inventory of merchandise.
Helped increase management properties from approximately 60 to approximately 180. Interviewd prospective owners, negotiated contracts and prepared homes for lease. Advertised homes for lease, interviewed and approved prospective leasees. performed walk throughs with tenants. Oversaw maintenance programs on each property. performed periodic inspections of each property and determined what portion of security deposits would be returned to tenant. Solicited property for sale, represented buyers and sellers in the purchase or sale of real property. prepared contracts, ensured owners and buyers were protected throughout the process.
Served as a Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Operations Officer, Executive Officer, Battalion Commander Regimental and Division Staff Officer, Staff Director for the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Force Support and Families and Director of Operations and Policies for the Marine Corps University.Varied responsibilities including troop leading in and out of combat, personnel Management, budgeting, money handeling, planning, coordinating, implementing plans and schedules, training, instructing and handling classified material up to and including Top Secret Compartmentalized.
Went on GI Bill while on Active duty, evenings and weekends
Learned public speaking, group dynamics, self motivation and discipline. learned how to focus efforts to accomplish goals
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