Innovative advertising and marketing professional who thrives in high-volume, multi-level business operations. A visionary executive whose experience managing all levels and individuals of multiple projects has led to successful business enterprises.
Senior Partner at three prominent advertising agencies, one of which is a top-five player in the automotive industry. Each business had its best year in 2014 and are poised to surpass those numbers in 2015.
JKR is one of the nation's leading automotive-only advertising agencies, with 120 clients in more than 80 media markets. It earned the distinction of being named Orlando's #1 advertising agency in 2014 by the Orlando Business Journal.
JKR Advertising acquired Benedict, Daytona Beach's largest ad agency, in 2014. Benedict responded by having its best year ever, both in revenue and number of clients.
JKR Advertising acquired NOW Digital in December 2014 to enhance its digital advertising capabilities. It has been a perfect alliance, as JKR has increased its online advertising and NOW Digital has had its best year ever.
Assumed control of underperforming dealerships and immediately doubled sales and profits in one year's time. While there, the Ford Lincoln-Mercury dealership qualified for Blue Oval status, awarded to the few dealerships that had the highest Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) scores.
Piloted the Hyundai/Kia/Isuzu franchises to new heights as they split from Courtesy's other brands, taking residence in their own dealership facility. Managed a staff of 75 employees and became an active member in the Lafayette Dealers Association.
Owned and operated a highly successful retail boat, motor and trailer dealership. President of the Louisiana Marine & Motorsports Association; on the advisory council for such noteworthy companies as Mercury Marine, Brunswick Marine and Bayliner Boats.
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