JOHN VAN HORN

715 Indian Hill Drive Port Orange, Florida 32129 386-679-8328 SUMMARY OF SKILLS:
Counseling skills and a desire to serve other people Extensive sales background and strong leadership skills receiving sales awards for outstanding sales ability Outstanding goal directed individual Knowledge of both food and industrial chemicals Management skills including retail and sales management experience

WORK EXPERIENCE: YELLOW CAB COMPANY, Daytona Beach, FL
Owner-Operator (1999-present)
Responsible for assuming repeat customers based customer service, recruiting drivers, payroll, balancing money accounts receivable & payable, daily operations

AAA EMPLOYMENT, Deland, FL
Managing Owner (1991-1999 & 1984-1989)
Duties included managing, advertising, interviewing, checking references, communications with employers regarding specific qualification of potential applicants, daily operations, and extensive phone sales

TARNOW BOLT & NUT COMPANY, Daytona Beach, FL
Sales representative (1990-1991)
Marketed nuts and bolts to a variety of companies including manufactures, machine shops, auto shops, and truck repair companies I was recognized as a top national salesperson working in a difficult Non-industrial market

PARISER INDUSTRIES, New Jersey
Sales Representative (1989)
Responsible for selling industrial chemicals in a position that was very similar to the Dubois Chemicals

DUBOIS CHEMICALS, Cincinnati, OH
District Manager (1984-1989)
Marketed industrial chemicals to businesses including hotels, motels, and hospitals I was hired initially as a sales man and promoted on a merit basis receiving recognition through career producer awards. My primary responsibility was to increase sales territory and establish new accounts, install & modify electronic dispensing equipment which was designed and spear headed towards industrial/institutional business. Later I recruited and trained salesmen, built up several territories with exceptional skill in opening new accounts, handled many major accounts for the company including Halifax Medical Center, and was responsible for installing and modifying the equipment to allow it to use the chemicals.

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO 1984
I was employed in several capacities which included 3 years as Store Manager for Gordon Jewelers, 3 years as Assistant Manager/Sales for W. T. Grant Company, & 1 year Pepsi cola route driver.

EDUCATION:
Capital University Bachelor Science Business Administration Daytona Beach Community College Hotel/Motel Management Certificate in Front Desk Procedures Edison High School, Milan, OH High School Degree, Honor Roll Student Specialization in business including coursework in accounting, marketing, general business, typing, and other business related courses

VOLUNTEERY POSITIONS
TOMOKA CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTE & VOLUSIA COUNTY JAIL, Daytona Beach, FL Outreach Counselor (1989-1991) I provided individual counseling services to inmates assisting them in develop a plan for returning to society, both personal and vocational concerns were addressed & did group presentations to motivate the inmates.

REFERENCES:
Upon request