Experienced management professional equipped with extensive and versatile background in retail. Strong background in operational excellence and exceeding performance metrics.
Running Specialty Group, also known now as JackRabbit is the parent company behind a network of 70+ local running stores across the U.S.
Responsible for all store operational aspects of the business, culture, and community relationships. Manage the business development and execution of sales growth. Collaborate on programs, initiatives, processes and policies of the company to improve business metrics. Accountable for leading the organization to achieve/exceed all performance metrics and staffing development goals. Partner with organizational partners, in addition to all other stakeholders and local vendor representatives to support the achievement of goals throughout the market.
Comex Group was a leading manufacturer and distributor of quality paints and coatings throughout North and South America.
Responsible for developing, managing and conducting auditing functions and business reviews of all business channels, departments and locations. This included over 250 stores and 8 distribution and production plants nationwide. Contributed to the protection of company assets by identifying and assisting with training and development of personnel. Evaluated store operational controls for opportunities in vulnerabilities and developed strategies to ensure compliance and reduce risks. Assisted Asset Management with internal investigations and shrink. Collaborated with department and business leaders to develop and update company policy and procedures to assist in operational effectiveness.
Sports Authority is a nationwide, multi-billion dollar full-line sporting goods retailer that operates over 450+ stores in 45 states.
Held positions in store and corporate divisions. Managed, developed and provided resources for Field and Corporate training projects. Developed training materials and collateral to assist in the implementation of business critical programs. Programs include product knowledge, sales, policy and procedures. Facilitated training programs to client groups. Collaborated with outside vendors for training opportunities and materials to assist in increasing associate knowledge, compliance and sales for all stores. Maintained a strong network with the Field Leadership and staff to incite follow up on roll outs and upcoming initiatives to ensure validity and buy in. Held assorted store management roles that lead to successful performances in sales and operations. Was promoted out of store role into corporate position.
General Studies direction in management and communications. Was two year member of varsity baseball team.
Fitness enthusiast that enjoys taking care of himself. Family man that enjoys the simple things of being a dad and husband
Academic, Acquisitions, Asset Management, Auditing, Budget Management, Budgets, Business Development, Corporate training, Client, Customer Service, Human Resources, Team Building, Leadership, Managing, Marketing,Mentoring, Network, Organizational, Performance Management, Personnel, Policies, Processes, Process Improvement, Project Development/Management, Project Plans, Quality, Reporting, Selling, Sales, Staffing, Store Management, Training Materials, Training Programs
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