Joint Venture Partner resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Executive Profile

Multi-unit Manager with successful record as a results-oriented leader that builds and retains high performance teams consistently delivering profits. Passionate about operations-process disciplines and financial management with emphasis on people development.

Skill Highlights
  • Highly Successful Multi-unit Operations Management
  • Skilled in P & L management
  • Masters Degree in Human Resources
  • Experienced in opening and expanding growth in new markets - 17 new restaurant openings
  • Successful in Building and Retaining High Quality Leadership Teams
  • Extremely Organized
  • Self Motivated and Driven
Core Accomplishments

Operations Leadership & Management

  • 21 Years Experience in Multi-Unit Restaurant Management with Panera Bread, Pizza Hut, and Fazoli's.
  • Panera Bread Joint Venture Partner for Alabama, Developing Market from 7 cafes to 17 cafes in 8 years.
  • Delivering 5.2 Million in Annual Store Profit
  • 75% Increase in Average Weekly Sales as Joint Venture Partner in Alabama since 2005
  • Gold Level Operations Excellence - Corporate Audits
  • Hired and Developed Team of 21 Direct Reports and 36 Assistant Managers.
  • Employee Retention - 71% Hourly Associate Turnover
  • 75% of Assistant Managers Promoted & Developed from within
  • Developed 2 GM's to District Manager's and 1 to National Trainer
  • Top 10% of Company - in Customer Satisfaction & Loyalty
Professional Experience
Joint Venture Partner, 03/2005 to Current
Take 5 Oil ChangeEvergreen Park, IL,

Developed and grew Alabama market from 7 cafes running negative annual profit to 17 cafe's with $36 million in annual sales and 5.2 million in annual profits. Delivered 8 consecutive years of annual sales increases; Increased average weekly sales from $24,000 to $42,000. Managed team of 21 direct reports and 36 Assistant Managers. Opened 10 new cafes . Results achieved by focusing on operational excellence, clear and consistent communications and follow-up. 12 of 17 GM's are Joint Venture GM's. Achieved 50% General Manager and Assistant Manager promotions from with-in; through focused succession planning and people development.

District Manager, 05/2001 to 02/2005
AmbulnzMchenry, IL,

Managed a 10 café district in St. Louis, with $17 million in annual sales. Implemented recruiting plan and increased skill level of management team in all cafés. Increased speed of service and customer loyalty metrics. Increased sales and profits 9% over prior year. Opened 2 new cafés in market.

General Manager, 03/2000 to 04/2001
Take 5 Oil ChangeFernandina Beach, FL,

GM of highest volume café in Saint Louis Market while obtaining my Master's Degree in Human Resources. Increased sales 15% over prior year.

District Manager, 02/1998 to 02/2000
Udr, Inc.Dallas, TX,

District Manager, 10/1996 to 01/1998
Aimbridge HospitalityRiverside, CA,

Area Manager, 1995 to 09/1996
Aimbridge HospitalityRutherford, NJ,

Area Manager, 08/1992 to 11/1994
Pizza Hut, Inc.City, STATE,

Master of Arts: Human Resources, Expected in 2001
Webster University - Saint Louis, MO
Bachelor of Science: Geological Engineering, Expected in
University of Missouri S&T - Rolla, MO

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School Attended

  • Webster University
  • University of Missouri S&T

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  • Joint Venture Partner
  • District Manager
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  • Master of Arts
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