Entrepreneur who grew 9 businesses from start-up to thousand in annual revenue through effective business planning and innovative marketing strategies. High-energy professional with talent for taking innovative projects from concept development to launch.
Developed and pitched plan for innovative new product world's first dual and tri powered smoke detector,called smoke tech 1000,this first and only self-charging hard wire or plug in detector meaning it function for ten years without changing battery.Smoke tech 2000 world's first light socket smoke detector,this screws in any light socket.Smoke tech 3000 world's first solar powered smoke decteor run on solar cell rechargeable battery and hard wire.Achieving these three of world's first help them secure $350,000 in venture capital funding.
Enhanced business from 1 employees to 5-10 employees in 2 years by creating way to create jobs and training in one and then help them to aquire their license so in turn they can be bonded and insured to be sub-contractor for his company and thus become self-sufficient.Rico also headed completion of 5 homes built in Las Vegas,3 homes built in Los Angeles and 4 homes built in Ohio.Companies that he guided from workers to helping them get training and licenses do business with city of Akron and to become sub-contractor's to his company are Charles electric,Demetrius asphalt,Al's roofing and remodeling,Mimms carpenter and Earl's siding.
Founded Innovative Technology In Recycling in 2010.Researched market competitors and industry trends to identify potential new products and services.Built relationships with key industry insiders.
Formulated comprehensive business plan complete with clear and actionable sales goals and targets.Hired and trained 5-10 new employees, which increased size of staff by 200%.Decreased company costs by 50% by negotiating all new contracts with suppliers and vendors.Launched new type of on job training program that help achieve new business owners become sub-contractors to his company.
Developed world's first and only Tri-powered smoke detector in world today which is called smoke tech 1000,this is world's first self-charging hardwire or plug-in smoke detector and smoke tech 2000 world's first light socket smoke detector .Smoke tech 3000 world's first solar power smoke detector .Rico launched also world's first dual smoke detector which run on hard wire and rechargeable batteries .US Patent is # 5,883,577.
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