To seek a position in management where I can utilize my educational, innovative, interpersonal skills, as well as my 20
years of executive and retail management experience, while contributing to the growth and vision ofa company.
Summary of Skills
MS Word, Excel, WordPerfect, Windows XP Actively engaged in company website design, structure and content
06/2015 to 10/2015
ManagerBakers Square － Orland Park, IL
Speaks Italian Fluently.
Accomplishments Increased annual gross sales by 15%.
Developed direct mass mailings which resulted in 8% growth of customer base.
Ran busiest theatre in the state of illinois Placed 1st and 2nd in the combo selling contest for 5 consecutive years Consistently increased concession per-capita's year over year Increased profitability at each location by decreasing expenses and increasing revenue.
05/2006 to 04/2015
President/OwnerMonster Island Toys, Inc － Chicago, IL
Started up own business with annual sales of $140,000 a year Stocked and organized Inventory.
Packaged and processed orders from website.
Purchased products and supplies for business.
Designed website with over 100,000 visitors a month.
Established and maintained more than 5 business accounts.
Prepared Profit & Loss for business Quarterly.
Promoted business with organizing special events yearly.
Worked the cash register,handled cash & credit card payments at store Proven conflict management Responsible for creating weekly online and print advertising Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory.
Computed, recorded, and proofread data, records and reports.
Created standard quarterly marketing collateral while ensuring all deadlines were met.
Designed and marketed business website with 100,000 visitors a month.
04/2000 to 04/2006
Division ManagerF&F Management LLC － Buffalo Grove, IL
Managed the overall operations of 5 movie theatres with over 8 million in annual revenue Assisted film buyer with acquisition of movie prints Selected to train new management, as well as owners of a neyley acquired theater, as necessary Built relationships with New Line Cineman,Tristar,Paramount & Warner Brothers Prepared and filed financial statements such as balance sheets and income statements Established and maintained more than 20 business accounts Analyzed marketing information and translated it into strategic plans.
Identified inefficiencies and made recommendations for process improvements.
Completed a series of training sessions to advance from Assistant Manager to Store Manager Provided onsite training Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory Computed, recorded, and proofread data, records and reports Created and executed marketing/PR campaigns, including new product introductions and existing product development Created standard quarterly marketing collateral while ensuring all deadlines were met Managed projects and served as primary liaison between client and multiple internal groups to ensure clarity of goals and quality and adherence to deadlines Reported and consolidated company financial performance.
06/1989 to 03/2000
General ManagerF&F Managemant LLC － Bridgeview, IL
Responsible for all aspects of daily operations for a 30,000 sq/ft six-screen movie facility with $3 million in annual revenue Hired & directly supervised a staff of 40+ employees.
Formulated a comprehensive business plan complete with clear and actionable sales goals and targets Established and maintained more than 20 business accounts Entered revenue and expense transactions and prepared expense reports Demonstrated strong cash handling skills Monitored P&L, payroll, purchasing/equipment, repair & maintenance Complete knowledge of projection booth operations including; lacing, make-up/tear down of movies/ads, troubleshooting and cleaning Tracked and evaluated staff performance, and handled all promotions and terminations.
Prepared and filed financial statements such as balance sheets and income statements Determined staffing requirements and interviewed, hired and trained new employees Addressed customer inquiries and resolved complaints.
Opened a new store location and assisted in recruiting and training new staff Directed and supervised employees engaged in sales, inventory-taking and reconciling cash receipts.
Bachelor of Arts: ComputersLewis University － Romeoville, IL, USAGPA: 24/4.00 Dean's List 1991 & 1992
Associate of Arts: General EducationMoraine Valley Community College － Palos Hills, IL, USAGeneral Education