Hardworking and dedicated manager with 29 years experience in the newspaper industry. Job knowledge with the Customer, Contractor, and Company in mind. Strong organizational and analytical skills. A thinker and contributor to the current way of doing business, as well as a creative influence to drive business and revenue.
Analytical problem solver
Engaged and driven
Effective listener and inclusive
Solid interpersonal skills
Excellent computer skills
Single Copy Draw Analyst05/1995 to CurrentGannett Co IncHouston, TX
2011-current, Houston: Single Copy Draw Analyst
11 USCP titles, 2 partner publications, USA TODAY, Sports Weekly, and Special Editions. No direct reports. I work closely with all USCP managers and support staff to promote the single copy sale and keep both the Champion and Genesys systems in sync. Role also includes support and team leader in several areas; specifically, integrity audit administrator, masthead audit lead, as well as some IT support. Market point person for service opportunities, home delivery routing, and new business setup, including the scan process.
2008-2010, Houston: Operations Manager
3 direct report District Sales Managers, state market area (South Texas and Louisiana). Draw management for the entire market. Support and analysis to all managers in the market. Route review analyst for profitability and desirability, upon request, and with each route turn.
1997-2007, Houston: Circulation Manager
6 direct report District Sales Managers, primarily metro Houston, with periodic reorganization over the years that included state areas.
1995-1996, Atlanta, GA: District Sales Manager
Metro inner loop DSM, with focus on the 1996 Olympic Games sales opportunity
District Sales Manager01/1986 to 06/1991USA TODAYHouston, TX
Beginning role managing Austin and San Antonio.
Lateral move opportunity, 1987, Corpus Christi, TX and the Rio Grande Valley.
Lateral move opportunity, 1989, Tucson, AZ.
Assistant Branch Manager08/1982 to 07/1984Austin American-StatesmanAustin, TX
My first newspaper management job assisting the Oak Hill branch. Primarily home delivery, some single copy.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Mathematics & Economics1995Southwest Texas State UniversitySan Marcos, TX, USA
Married, 2 daughters ages 16 and 11Several running and cycling clubs
Neighborhood HOA Board Treasurer, 8 yearsSKGSL Board, 3 years