Sales & Operations Executive with solid experience managing all levels of multiple projects including New Product Ideation, Development, Implementation, Sales, Execution, Budgeting and Forecasting. Well-qualified with 25 years of On-Premise experience working for national restaurant chains and with supplier/distributors and other national on & off premise retailers.
Business operations organization
Client account management
New Business Development
Divers Industry Knowledge
Responsible for Development of Analytic Beverage Portal for over 100,000 chain & independent retailers which resulted in a 30% increase in yearly revenue.
New Concept Development - Cheeseburger In Paradise Cheers Award
Best Drink Menu & Drink for CIP & Outback Steakhouse Hot Concept Award - Cheeseburger In Paradise
Increased Beverage Mix 3% resulting in increased sales over $10mil
Reduced Beverage Costs 4% on $160mil purchases
Vice President of Analytics06/2010FintechTampa, Fl.
Work with multiple teams to bring client facing Analytic Products to our 100k clients and 3rd parties in the beverage, alcohol space.
Involved with development, implementation, sales and support.
Part of a 6 person executive team that strategizes, plans and executes on all sales and new product initiatives with direct report to CEO
Work daily with CIO, EVP Sales, VP Marketing Services, VP Client Services
Director of Beverage for OSI01/2001 to 03/2010Outback Steakhouse Inc.Tampa, FL
Outback Steakhouse Director of Beverage
Earned responsibility for all 7 concepts under the OSI umbrella with annual beverage sales of over $500m.
Direct reports from 6 Concept Beverage Directors.
Worked with Suppliers/Distributors & Concept Directors on product/drink development, placement and managed all menu support with third parties.
Multiple industry awards for work done with OSI concepts
Director of Beverage07/1997 to 11/2000Houlihan'sKansas City, KS
Responsible for all beverage operations for multiple concepts with Houlihan's, Devon Seafood, J Gilbert's, Bristol's & Darrryl's.
Training & Execution
All new concept stores opened above budgeted beverage mix by 10%
Business ManagementNew Hampshire CollegeManchester, NH, USA