Edward P.


Professional Experience, Qualifications & Capabilities

5150 Broadway, Suite #490 San Antonio, Texas 78209 210.320.3872 (Home / Fax) 210.316.3223 (Mobile) DrEd@DoctorBiz.Biz (Email)

5150 Broadway, Suite #490 San Antonio, Texas 210.316.3223 (cell) 210.320.3873 (home/fax) DrEd@DoctorBiz.Biz (email)

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP / BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / ORGANIZATIONAL MANAGEMENT Start Ups – New Venture Creation & Management - Strategic Alliances – New Market Development Nonprofit Leadership – Real Estate Development – Higher Education & Administration - Consultancy HIGHLIGHTS • • • • • • • • Dynamic business leader with over 20 years experience in the corporate and entrepreneurial arena. Staunch business development architect who creates powerful teams that get the job done. Successfully launched several growing and sustained start ups. Skilled at capitalizing on high-growth emerging markets and increasing bottom line results. Capable of turning around organizations in downward trends. Consummate negotiator who creates win/win deals for companies and stakeholders. Innovative and highly organized thinker adept at cost controls, strategic planning and problem solving. Able to administer multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing business climate. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE President – San Antonio Metropolitan Youth Soccer Institute, San Antonio, TX February 1998 – PRESENT Cofounder and concept architect of 501 (c)(3) nonprofit charity developing 42-acre soccer complex Secured $192,000 in start up funding via 5-year exclusive naming rights sponsorship with Pepsi Co. Negotiated a $50,000 donation from a publicly traded electric conglomerate for initial infrastructure build-out Raised over $1,000.000.00 in cash and in-kind donations from local corporations and other donors for construction Negotiated all land acquisition, purchase, leasehold interest contracts along with water use and rights agreements Responsible for bringing the MLS’s FutbolitoTM tournament to Soccer, Texas for 3 consecutive years. Creating Public-Private Partnership with local municipalities building soccer complexes throughout metro area Secured 12 acre land donation from local entrepreneur to build the first quality south side soccer complex in San Antonio In negotiations to sell 42 acre complex to a major international investor group. Lead advisor to investor group on design, build-out, strategic marketing direction and operations. COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTIONS Instrumental in bringing San Antonio’s first-ever Major League Soccer (MLS) exhibition match to San Antonio between the Colorado Rapids and NY/NJ MetroStars in front of a sell out crowd, March 2004 Worked with HBO as major corporate sponsor on the “Dare to Dream” documentary, “The Story of the US Women’s Soccer Team”. Opening remarks, November 2005 Advisor for MLS/SUM on grassroots marketing for first-ever World Cup Qualifying match between Mexico and Dominica in the Alamodome, June of 2004 Advisor for Traffic Sports, the promoter of the exhibition match between Mexico and Guatemala in the Alamodome, November of 2004 Advisor for MLS/SUM for InterLiga matches in the Alamodome, January of 2005 Concept architect of the Texas Pro Soccer Festival, a weeklong 4-team Major League Soccer tournament inaugurated in March of 2008 CONSULTANCY President – Dr. Biz Consulting, LLC, San Antonio, TX February 1998 – PRESENT “For Hire” interim senior executive and manager (President, CEO, VP, Director, etc.) SOME PROJECTS INCLUDE: A one-year contract to coordinate and lead all strategic planning efforts for developing full online degree programs for Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio. Providing strategic planning, business development and marketing direction for a local restaurant and pub franchise concept for franchise expansion. Retained as lead strategic advisor to develop a start up organization responsible for leading, organizing, planning and controlling the operation and expansion of a major youth sports complex.

Orchestrating a comprehensive business development and new market penetration plan for a New York-based sports facility design and engineering firm. Organizing investor group vying to purchase major league sports franchise for placement into a major emerging US sports market as part of a 300 acre multi-use real estate development project. Serving on advisory board for start up online sports education university engineering concept from planning to implementation. Advising New York City-based commercial printing firm for sales penetration in Texas and Arizona regions. Cofounder – ProSearchUSA, d/b/a EdVentures Real Estate L.L.C., San Antonio, TX June 1991 – PRESENT Co-owner of statewide title research and abstracting firm. Partner running full operations Concept architect of start up exceeding sales projections by 1,000% in first year Implemented marketing and sales force training systems for state-wide contract teams Responsible for growing revenues 50% in years 2 through 4. Developed network of over 30 state-wide title abstractors and research vendors Redesigned the company’s research automation processes increasing sales and net profits by 15% Increased overall sales productivity in 1999 by 20% and profitability by 7% Successfully turned around sales down turn by reversing trend within 6 months in 2001 Conduct commercial and residential real estate consulting for land acquisition projects HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE Faculty / Lecturer - American Public University System, Charles Town, West Virginia May 2006 – Present Teach the following Graduate Courses: - Sales Management – Advanced Marketing Management – Marketing Research - International Marketing - Principles of Marketing - Fundamentals of Advertising - Services Marketing - Consumer Behavior – Principles of Management – Human Resources Management – Small Business Management – Entrepreneurship – Small Business Growth & Development - Sports Leadership & Decision Making - Fundamentals of Organizational Change & Development - Organizational Development Interventions & Practices - Microeconomics – Management Theory & Decision Making Practices Adjunct Professor at: University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, Texas Baker College Online, Flint, Michigan Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona Additional Contract Work: Faculty Mentor/Trainer – online trainer and mentor of new faculty recruits worldwide. Subject Matter Expert (SME) for new business course development and curriculum designs. Learning Mangement System (LMS) proficiencies in systems such as WebCT, Angel, VCampus, Educator, Izio, Moodle, SmartThinking, etc. Associate Director – University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX May 2003 – June 2005 Developed new student retention system decreasing “stop out” rates by 15% increasing retention rates to 70% Point man for capturing and retaining new student recruits through customer service initiatives Maintained close ongoing support with students as Liaison for Dean of online university Successfully hired and mentored new Marketing Coordinator for increased online program student enrollment by 25% PAST CORPORATE EXPERIENCE Vice President Sales & Marketing – Office Systems Equipment & Consulting, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL May 1989 – May 1991 Managed day-to-day marketing and sales operations of a $40 million commercial office filing systems dealer

Developed new office furniture division increasing revenues by 25% while reorganizing company’s debt Developed high yield leasing and rental programs resulting in increased profit margins at 8% Helped position the company for sale in a favorable return on equity position for the owners and investors EDUCATION Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota Doctor of Philosophy, Organizational Management & Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship Dissertation: A Comparative Study of Enterprise Risk Management and Decision Making Criteria Used for Developing Soccer-Specific Stadiums for Major League Soccer University of Phoenix, Phoenix Arizona Master’s of Organizational Management, emphasis in Small Business Loyola College in Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing & Consumer Behavior CERTIFIED TRAINING Certifications in numerous sales, marketing, organizational and management training programs VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES & EXECUTIVE BOARDS Community Bible Church – ongoing volunteer work for various church-related and civic activities as well as regular small group bible study and fellowship Christian Presidents Organization – inaugural member of CEO business organization founded by Community Bible Church Inspire Fine Art Center – strategic and business development advising on a pro bono basis for Executive Director and Board of Directors for the charity PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS The Entrepreneurship Institute (TEI) Academy of Management (AOM) - Pace University Affiliation – Entrepreneurship Division American Society of Training & Development (ASTD) – San Antonio Chapter Sports Business Education Network (SPEN) San Antonio Sports Foundation Christian Business Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Greater San Antonio Builder’s Association American Marketing Association