ceo resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Forward-thinking Entrepreneur with exceptional initiative and deep understanding of what it takes to build a successful business and professional career. Offering 13 years of procurement experience in manufacturing and commercial construction industries, 3 years of hands-on skilled trades and residential construction business operations, 5 years of risk mitigation and contract management, 2 years of Program Implementation and Change Management and 3 years project management experience. Recognized as a creative-thinker, dedicated to problem-solving. Attentive to detail with experience in coordinating projects, programs and improvements.

  • Procedure and Policy Process Improvements
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Procurement expertise
  • Cost Reduction Initiatives
  • Project Management
  • Subcontractor management
  • Reading Construction Drawings, Scope Development, and Estimating
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Proficiency in SAP, MS Suite, SharePoint, and Smartsheet
  • Risk Management
  • Program Management
  • Strategic Sourcing
  • Procurement
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Management Experience
Work History
01/2020 to Current CEO United Way Of America | Miami, FL,
  • Outlined finances, goals and daily operations of company in detailed business plans
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, self-performed residential construction jobs, and managed two employees and multiple contract laborers
  • Increased revenues yearly with 72% total growth in revenue
  • Performed over 200 jobs independently, gaining hands-on experience in carpentry, electrical, drywall, plumbing, flooring, painting, and custom furniture-making
  • Personally met with over 300 customers to understand needs, develop scope, budget, and schedule
  • Conducted walk-throughs with clients prior to project close, completing punch lists and answering all questions
  • Frequently studied market to keep abreast of new industry trends
  • Promoted business via social media to generate leads and maximize brand identity
  • Reached position of #1 local handyman business
  • Identified and capitalized on short- and long-term revenue generation opportunities to maximize bottom-line profitability.
  • Managed partnerships and strategic business relationships by negotiating contract terms and handling conflicts.
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Increased company revenue 30% through new marketing strategies.
02/2017 to 01/2019 Manager, Contracts & Capital Projects Reliable Automatic Sprinkler Co., Inc | City, STATE,
  • Improved cost control through effective allocation of subcontractors and site resources.
  • Attended daily on-site meetings with subcontractors and clients.
  • Kept detailed track of daily progress and productivity and analyzed data to identify and correct holdups.
  • Resolved installation inefficiencies to reduce project lags and promote on-time deliverables.
  • Produced regular project update reports for senior business leadership.
  • Reduced costs by driving competitive subcontractor bids and effective contract execution.
  • Performed in-depth bid analysis reports for decision-making by Owners.
  • Held construction progress and regular status meetings with project team.
  • Thoroughly reviewed material proposals and negotiated contracts.
  • Consulted with clients to define objectives and develop scopes.
  • Directed day-to-day operational aspects of project and scope and monitored progress of construction activities.
  • Reviewed contracts and agreements to identify potential risks and ideal mitigation strategies.
  • Developed short-term goals and long-term strategic plans to improve risk control and mitigation.
  • Promoted enterprise-level risk management practices and helped instill strong culture focused on protective policies and procedures.
  • Advised senior managers on policy strategies for reducing liability and preventing losses.
  • Evaluated current processes to develop improvement plans.
  • Evaluated diverse organizational systems to identify workflow, communication and resource utilization issues.
  • Created and optimized records management strategies to coordinate and protect information.
  • Helped leaders understand how to effectively manage proprietary information, approvals, and changes.
  • Reviewed internal systems and organized training plans to address areas in need of improvement.
  • Identified problems and worked with senior management to develop effective solutions.
01/2012 to 12/2018 Capital Projects Procurement Specialist Day & Zimmermann | City, STATE,
  • Mitigated business risks by analyzing contracts' potential impacts and avoiding unfavorable terms.
  • Managed, supervised and controlled execution of contracts ranging from $5k to $3M.
  • Maintained SharePoint database for with contract, vendor and customer information.
  • Increased operational efficiency by developing standardized network folder structure for confidential client records and reports.
  • Maintained positive customer relations by addressing problems head-on and implementing successful corrective actions.
  • Developed and administered project budgets.
  • Developed detailed plans based on broad guidance and direction.
  • Used industry expertise, customer service skills and analytical nature to resolve customer concerns and promote loyalty.
  • Implemented standardized project documentation process improvement initiatives within department.
  • Directed group of 6 full-time associates handling daily and complex requirements for auditing initiative for Project Management Office
Expected in 05/2013 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Management Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC, GPA:
  • Honors: magna cum laude
Expected in 05/2012 to to Associate of Science | Business Management Tri-County Technical College, Pendleton, SC GPA:
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Project Management Institute American Management Association Association of Certified Handymen Professionals Institute of Supply Management CERTIFICATIONS CPSM - Certified Professional Supply Manager Advanced Project Management Certificate - LINKS
  • American Management Association
  • Association of Certified Handyman Professionals
  • Institute for Supply Management
  • Project Management Institute
  • National Association of Women in Construction

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School Attended

  • Southern Wesleyan University
  • Tri-County Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • CEO
  • Manager, Contracts & Capital Projects
  • Capital Projects Procurement Specialist


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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