Accomplished Executive with demonstrated ability to deliver positive results. Seasoned Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple locations including manufacturing, sales, budgeting and administration.As a dynamic leader, I offer outstanding presentation, communication and cross-cultural team management skills. I have a passion for people development and diversity and inclusion.
Team Building & Leadership
Complex problem solving
Training & Development
Early identified high performers and developed/mentored them for promotions/relocations.
Organically developed hourly employees for promotion into QM, Design, and Front-Line Leadership
Restructured S&A by complexing 2 locations for a 30% staff reduction.
Initiated bidding review process for raw materials ensuring that our cost increases were less than market indexes through rebates, contracts, competitive bidding.
Lead a successful effort to diversify Utica NY customer base by targeting a specific market segment. Successfully landed a $4 million account in TN (25% impact on sales)
Initiated addition of hand-assembly operations into Scotia facility which resulted in a 20% increase in sales within 2 years.
Initiated, implemented and managed successful packaging return and reuse program for two major customers saving customers over $1.7 million annually.
Diversity & Inclusion Award, International Paper 2014
07/1995 to 09/2016
Multi-Plant General ManagerInternational Paper － Utica/Scotia, NY
Responsible for all aspects of three locations including, customer service, design and engineering, accounting/financials, manufacturing.
Directed and managed all aspects of the business through three ownership changes, including: Sales growth and development from $6 million to $20 million.
Achieved EBIT of over 15% of sales.
Developed and maintained successful Safety, Health, and Environmental Programs.