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Mark E. Doherty Resume

Mark E. Doherty Resume

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Mark E. Doherty 
109 Harts Hill Terrace, Whitesboro NY 13492
mark@aquavitafarms.com
315-534-9278
August 4, 2013
To Whom It May Concern:I am a growth focused leader and project manager who thrives in a dynamic and challenging work environment. For the past three years I have been the co-founder and CEO of Aqua Vita Farms, LLC(AVF). AVF was the Northeast’s first (fourth in the U.S.) commercial scale Controlled EnvironmentAgriculture facility utilizing the Aquaponic Farming method and closed as of August 1, 2013.Currently I am seeking a position with a progressive organization that requires full use of my talents.My educational and entrepreneurial background combined with extensive work experience in thefoodservice and hospitality industries has placed me in a position to become a valuable asset in anyorganization. However, it is my project management and business development experiencecombined with my ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders which will make me avaluable asset to your organization.Extensive experience in research and analysis necessary to develop businesses and budgetscombined with traditional MBA financial and decision making acumen is complimented by havingowned and operated three start-ups and been on the new-opening management team of twofoodservice operations. Hands-on experience with all aspects of a going concern; accounting tohuman resources, sales to facilities, allows me to work with diverse groups ensuring financial,operational and resource goals are met. With the proven ability to develop solutions to complex problems using statistical reasoning, linear programming models, business experience and strategicmanagement, I achieve positive results.If you are looking for a professional to help take your organization to the next level please take amoment to review my resume. You may also find further information on me atwww.linkedin.com/in/markedoherty, as well as,www.youtube.com/aquavitafarms. I welcome the opportunity to speak with you and can best be reached via cell 315-534-9278 or email,mark@aquavitafarms.com. Thank you for your time and consideration.Sincerely,Mark E. Doherty
 
Mark E. Doherty 
109 Harts Hill Terrace, Whitesboro NY 13492
mark@aquavitafarms.com
315-534-9278
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Growth focused leader and project manager who thrives in a dynamic and challenging work environment. Anentrepreneurial innovator, with strong consensus forming abilities and excellent interpersonal skills; from the break-room to the boardroom I am a catalyst for positive change and profitable results. Traditional MBA financial analysisand decision making acumen is complimented by a focus in technology management, implementation andexecution. Globally recognized as a proponent of the triple bottom line approach; with proven executive levelorganizational, marketing, public presentation, team building and negotiation experience.
EDUCATIO2010 – 2011
State University of New York, Institute of Technology
– Master of Business Administration,Finance and Accounting2005 – 2010
State
 
University of New York, Institute of Technology
– Bachelor of Science,Business Management1997 – 1999
Paul Smiths’ College
– Associate in Applied Science, Hotel and Restaurant ManagementSKILLSComplex problem resolutionProcess developmentStrategic planningCohesive BrandingPublic RelationsetworkingMultimedia marketingOperations managementPerformance tracking and evaluationRespected LeaderInterdepartmental CommunicationPolitical SavvyEXPERIECE
8/2010 – Present
Aqua Vita Farms, LLC – 
Owner / Operator 
– Sherrill, Y
 
Designed, Constructed and Operated a first of its kind, 13,000 square foot ControlledEnvironment Agriculture facility utilizing the Aquaponic Farming method
 
Effected regional, national and global markets with regard to the future of agricultureand the need for massive world wide reform of food production through greentechnology and responsible environmental stewardship
 
Created a team of highly specialized employees including engineers, scientists andskilled labor; maximized team efficiencies to minimize required labor force andreduce turnover 
 
Acted as General Contractor; managing electricians, carpenters, plumbers, HVAC,skilled and non-skilled labor 
 
Procured equipment and materials from multiple vendors throughout the US andCanada, negotiated price, shipping and terms
 
Established back-ship transshipment routes within 300 mile radius to reduce shippingexpense while reducing corporate carbon footprint
 
Developed State wide recognized brand for AVF products via social media,traditional media, events, sales calls, public presentations and biweekly facility tours
 
Engineered specialized operating processes for harvesting, crop rotation, sanitary processing, storage and shipment of goods, sales, marketing, data tracking, metricevaluation, and staff training in an unprecedented, state-of-the-art industry
 
Co-Invented proprietary Dual Flow Linear Mineralization technology which solvesthe waste effluent discharge issue with high stocking density Aquaponic systems
 
Produced and facilitated Aqua Vita Farms Two Day Aquaponic Training Class; the Northeast’s first “hands on” commercial scale Aquaponic training
 
Leveraged contacts with small local foodservice vendors to negotiate product placement which drove requested placement by large regional vendors due toreallocation of market share

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