Motivated business professional bringing a 12-year career in small business ownership, who quickly masters new concepts and technologies to drive successful business. Self-motivated entrepreneur effective in marketing both tangible and intangible products and services. Expert in operations analysis and management. Persuasive speaker and negotiator.?
Marketing and advertising
Hiring, training and supervision
Strong work ethic
Conflict resolution techniques
Owner/Operator, 09/2004 to Current David Taggert Distributing Inc. – 124 Harris Avenue, Bethel, Ohio Subcontractor for several companies distributing and maintaining their product in multiple retail locations. Delivery, merchandising, marketing of products, stock ordering, product rotation, inventory, avoiding out of stock issues, generating increase sales by creative display options. Roll out and promotion of new products, kept damaged and expired product to below company expectations. Maintaining personal delivery vehicle, managing employees, scheduling deliveries, working with multiple retail managers.
Youth Minister, 05/1999 to 09/2004 Saltair Church of Christ – 2124 State Route 222, Bethel, Ohio 45106 Teaching, counseling, planning and organizing complete youth program K-12, developed teacher curriculum, organized outreach programs, dean for Woodland Lakes Christian Camp during summer, trained youth sponsors and teachers for youth classes. Organizing fundraisers, mission trips and community projects.
General Manager, 08/1995 to 05/1999 Honey Baked Ham – 11935 Mason Montgomery Rd #200, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249 Day to day operations of a million dollar location. Employee hiring, training, and evaluations, daily store operations, corporate sales, product ordering, organize and implement temporary holiday staff along with increasing inventory for peak sales periods. Developed programs for increased sales during non peak seasons. Worked in all facets of day to day operations including deli tray development, product prep and retail sales. Achieved the highest sales increase within the region.
Bachelor of Science: Christian Education with minor in Youth Ministry, Cincinnati Christian University - 2700 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45204
I have been coaching boys soccer of all ages for 17 years, currently in my 7th year as boys junior varsity/varsity assistant at Bethel Tate High School.