Accomplished, collaborative and successful strategic marketing manager with experience in corporate restaurant management groups and food distribution corporations looking to utilize these talents within the food service industry.
MS Office Suite, SPSS, MS Project, BP Win, Keynote, R-keeper CRM
Basketball Sports scholarship; Four years
University Basketball League Champion 2000-2003
VP/Director of Marketing January 2012 to January 2014Inter Food Restaurants, LLC － Moscow, RU
19 Japanese Sushi casual dining restaurants throughout Russia named Maki Maki An Upscale Steak house called Shine and Sharp steakhouse, located in Israel VP/Director of Marketing Created an actionable marketing plan with a budget of over $1million dollars.
Upgraded and revived promotional, advertising and public relation programs with the goal of creating a unified and clean corporate image increasing awareness by 20%.
Created audits providing detailed tracking of every product from procurement to consumption, including advanced tracking in order to increase profitability of menu items and reduce cost.
Reduction of cost was analyzed at 7% while increasing profits by 11% annually Re- organized the human resources department: wrote job descriptions for corporate marketing positions, established training programs, and hired effective qualified managers to carry out marketing initiatives.
Marketing Director January 2006 to January 2011RP-Com Restaurant Management Company － Moscow, RU
Management Company for over 40 restaurants throughout the world with sales of over $100 million) Restaurant group included Goodman Steak houses, Fish House, Burgers and lobster, as well as, Italian and Beer house style restaurants Developed a 7 year strategic business plan with yearly operating plans, and budgets, including sales and profitability targets for all company- owned units.
Developed store location research to identify potential space for 6 new restaurants.
All restaurants met or exceeded expectations within one year.
Identified opportunities to improve customer value and business results.
Brought Dry- Aged beef to Russia deriving an annual increase of 12 percent for our Goodman Steak Houses.
Continually streamlined processes, improved operational standards and enhanced guest experiences by collaborating with restaurant teams and corporate teams to identify best practices and innovative approaches.
Identified new approaches that was shared with restaurant operations to increase effectiveness.
Worked with regional restaurant teams to define specific value proposition, costs/budget and realistic implementation plans.
Redeveloped steak house menus with the brand management group for more efficiency.
Reduced costs while increasing profits for the most profitable group within the management company.
Developed in house promotions to promote positive engagement among various team members and stakeholders.
Marketing Manager January 2003 to January 2005Wine Collection Group － Moscow, RU
Liquor and Cigar group, and Importing Company with sales over $20 million) Developed the first corporate loyalty program which increased annual sales by over 30%.
Initiated and established a corporate identity, public relations, and promotional advertising program in support of a unique "Corkscrew Museum", which was picked by every major news outlet in Russia while increasing store traffic within our largest store.
marketing and finance Entrepreneurship Project management, Marketing Management, 2011Moscow International higher Business School － Moscow, RU(One of the top MBA programs in Eastern Europe) marketing and finance Entrepreneurship Project management, Marketing Management
Bachelor of Arts : Inter-Cultural Communications Linguistics, 2003Vyatka State Humanitarian University State University School System － Kirov, RUInter-Cultural Communications Linguistics