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STEVE SCHNEIDER

81 Florence Lane-Foster, KY 41043


(H) 606-747-5765
(M) 859-957-3400
ss64c99c@westpost.net

Business/Operations Manager
QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Offer successful track record and progressive experience in steering Business De
velopment, Branch/Multi-Unit
Operations, Human Resources, and P&L of multi-million dollar businesses ~ Effect
ively recruit, train and direct top-performing teams ~ Excel at defining lucrati
ve markets and determining and executing targeted strategies to generate new bus
iness, expand revenue channels and facilitate competitive leveraging ~ Strategic
ally manage budgets and human assets to maximize use of resources, control costs
and increase bottom-line profits ~ Strong background in vendor sourcing, procur
ement and inventory control as well as distribution, logistics, warehousing, and
project management ~ Dynamic communication, consultation, presentation, and neg
otiation skills ~ Bachelor of Science degree in Labor Relations
* Retained through multiple company acquisitions over course of 20 years, illust
rating contributions and commitment as a key management team member
* Have concurrently managed as many as 3 branches employing approximately 50-60
management and support staff
* Successfully steered operations generating as high as $7M (approximate) in ann
ual revenue
* Track record of driving business to consistently boost productivity, efficienc
y and net profits
CAREER TRACK
Ambius - Cincinnati, OH 1990-2010
(fka Rentokil/Initial Tropical Plants, Tru-Green Interior Plantcare and Somethin
g Different Interior Plantcare)
Branch Manager, Ambius; 2009-2010
Market Manager, Ambius; 2007-2009
Branch Manager, Rentokil / Initial Tropical Plants 2000-2007
Branch Manager, Tru-Green Interior Plantcare; 1995-2000
Operations Manager, Something Different Interior Plantcare; 1990-1995
* Proficiently directed all areas of operations, from HR, sales and service to c
ustomer relations, budgeting, forecasting, and financial management, with full P
&L accountability for multi-million dollar operations employing as many as 60 st
aff
* Successfully managed multiple branches as Market Manager at Cincinnati Branch
with additional responsibility for remote oversight of Columbus and Cleveland br
anches; actively collaborated with Branch Managers in growing sales and profits
* Cost-effectively sourced and purchased hard goods, supplies and foliage; contr
olled inventory to maintain optimal levels while containing overhead expenses
* Productively prioritized, planned and steered projects to meet critical timel
ines and objectives
* Strategically coordinated and managed delivery and installation teams to facil
itate quality service
PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Operations Manager, Down to Earth Interior Plantscaping-Finneytown, OH
Supervisor-Warehouse and Delivery, Ferguson Sales and Service (college job)
ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Bachelor of Science, Labor Relations, Northern Kentucky University-Highland Heig
hts, KY
Funded 100% of education through concurrent full time employment.