Ambitious leader who creates strategic alliances with organizations to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Builds and retains high performance teams by hiring, developing and motivating skilled professionals. Offering outstanding presentation, communication and cross-cultural team management skills. High-energy, results-oriented leader with an entrepreneurial attitude. With innovative executive and marketing professional experienced in high-volume, multi-unit, retail and business operations. Desires a high-level position in a professional corporate environment. The consummate team player.
Small business development
Business operations organization
Client account management
Market research and analysis
Proven team leadership
Staff training and development
Multi unit operation
Well versed and accomplished
Achieved proven results and demonstrated the inherent skills to lead by example and through training along with communication to motivate a team to new heights.
Hired developed, trained, orchestrated, positioned and motivated the team to succeed by challenging, encouraging, monitoring and recognizing the teams strengths and weaknesses and working diligently to place everyone in a position with the tools and resources to be successful.
Creating a conducive environment for the team to feel safe, comfortable, productive and flourish.
Initiated on going training and continuing education meetings to create a more effective and efficient team to better serve our clients needs along with creating a seamless interaction between departments which resulted in better communication, follow through, efficiency and increased productivity.
Invited to the USA Olympic tryouts for baseball and also participated with the USA Pan American baseball team.
01/2005 to 03/2016
DirectorDIVERSIFIED PROPERTIES － Los Angeles, CA
Handled (11) properties in the rental portfolio.
Maintained each properties ongoing rental presence.
Negotiated and secured vendor contracts for each property.
Handled rental schedules and on going property maintenance.
Negotiated rental contracts and maintained budgets and property financials.
Solidified broker co operation and agency dealings on rental properties.
Negotiated and maintained both wholesale and resale market rates on rental portfolio.
Created rental contracts and flow charts for each property.
01/1993 to 01/2005
Vice PresidentADMSI － Sun Valley, CA
Developed a department that was a team of (6) with annual revenues of $2,400,000 to a team of (15) with annual revenues of $9,850,000.
Implemented and revised the client acquisition side with client services.
Personally responsible for securing and maintaining Time, Inc.
Buena Vista (Disney) Trader Joe's, DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Foundation and In House Attorney Services (US Bankruptcy Court Filings) Developed and negotiated Ad agency co operation along with our wholesale client relationships.
Wrote and implemented policy and procedures manuals for the department.
Conducted in house client tours and client presentations.
Developed an in house Data Processing and printing department to facilitate the client needs and increase revenues.
Directly responsible for the ongoing training and continuing education of the staff, our approach and levels of service excellence.
Streamlined our call center and staff response times.
Increased client retention and additional revenue generation as a direct result.
07/1984 to 06/2003
Team MemberCOAST FOOTWEAR / COAST MARKETPLACE － Santa Monica, CA
Family owned shoe store and adjacent Marketplace next door.
Worked in all aspects of the business.
Inventory, buying, display, staffing, banking, advertising, scheduling and selling.
Started in the stock room and selling.
eventually running the shoe business and then getting the marketplace (Trader Joe's style market) operational.
The combined annual revenues of the business were $750,000 with a staff of (19) full and part time team members.
Negotiated both wholesale and retail pricing.
Established and expanded the sports / active wear niche.
Created partnerships with fitness centers and the adjacent famed Pritikin weight loss and longevity center.
Inglewood High School － Inglewood Los Angeles, CAGPA: Freshman Year. Then I was bused out to University High School in West Los Angeles.Freshman Year. Then I was bused out to University High School in West Los Angeles.
Business / Political ScienceSanta Monica College － Santa Monica, CAWas named to the honor roll, dean's list and nominated for the national merit scholar award. Played baseball and achieved All League, All Conference, All State and All American honors as a player.
MBA: Business/Political HistoryUniversity Of California Los Angeles (UCLA) － Westwood, CABusiness/Political History degree. Named to the dean's list, the athletic department honor roll and was the only UCLA student athlete to ever complete (24) units per quarter in a calendar year make the honor roll and compete in sport at the same time. Attended UCLA on a baseball scholarship.
High School DiplomaUniversity High School － West Los Angeles, CA
Well versed and familiar working with the following specialties;
advertising, market analysis, agency, financials, banking, budgets, spread sheets, call center, contracts, client services, client retention, data Processing, shipping / receiving inventory, marketing, presentations, pricing, public speaking, selling, sales, scheduling, staffing, acquisitions, relationship building, solution provider, multi million dollar producer, motivated and the consummate team player.