For the last eleven years, I have been a Subway Franchisee. During that time I also started my own burger restaurant called Bessie Burger.
In 2011, I was voted Franchisee of the Year by the Subway Group of North Carolina. Over the last eleven years, I have been awarded and nominated several times with Subway. Also, during my run with Bessie Burger, we have been voted Best Burger, Best Place to eat lunch, and Best Hot Dog.
11/2013 to Current
Town Council MemberTown of Wallace － Wallace, NCIn 2013, I ran for city council in the town of Wallace, NC and was elected. During my tenure, I have been on the Budget Committee that overseas a town budget of just over $5.5 million. As part of being a elected official, I have completed Ethics training with the North Carolina League of Municipalities.
05/2011 to Current
OwnerBessie Burger － Clinton, NCMy responsibilities included the complete operation of the entire restaurant. I created Bessie Burger from the ground up. I designed the layout of the equipment and service line. I designed the menu from scratch. Over the last 5 plus years, I have been awarded best burger in town every year. In 2016, we have reached a sales increase of 14% across the board.
10/2009 to Current
Subway FranchiseeBrinkley Restaurant Group, Inc. － Clinton, NCMy responsibilities include the complete operation of the franchise from hiring and firing, P&L responsibilities, local marketing, cleanliness, and customer service. I was voted Franchisee of the Year in 2011. I also received Transfer of the year in 2010.
11/2005 to 12/2015
Subway FranchiseeDocEd, Inc. － Wallace, NCI bought my first Franchise in November of 2005. I took over a store that was averaging $7200 per week in volume and built the store to over $12,500 weekly. We accomplished this by maintaining very high quality standards in food, cleanliness and operations. I was voted Transfer of the Year by the Subway Group of North Carolina in 2006. In 2006, I bought my second location. In 2007, we built our first free standing location in Beulaville, NC and also purchased our 4th location that same year. During my tenure as owner of DocEd, Inc., we were nominated several times for various awards by the NC Subway Group. We reached $1,600,000.00 in sales in 2012.
Business AdministrationJames Sprunt Community College － Kenansville, NC, USAGeneral Studies towards an Associate Degree.
Business AdministrationGeorgia College － Milledgeville, GA, USA
High School Diploma: GeneralRockdale County High School － Conyers, GA, USA