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C. MICHAEL TRESSLER 1203 Intrepid Drive * Fort Collins, Colorado 80526 * mt8a5c34@westpost.

net * (97 0) 377-2283 * (757) 803-8816 www.linkedin.com/in/miketressler PROJECT /PROGRAM MANAGEMENT Strategic Projects * Project Management Office * Business Processes Hands-on, performance-driven executive and change agent with proven success in p lanning/executing operational, development, and project/program management initi atives for diverse organizations ranging from startup and public/governmental ag encies to multibillion dollar retail corporations. Well-equipped with MBA, PMP C ertification, and extensive background in operations management, business develo pment, business process improvement, and project/program design and management. * Respected leader and visionary strategist with demonstrated talent for leverag ing organizational resources to improve bottom line performance and cut costs wh ile maximizing productivity and output margin. * Recognized for skillfully managing and delivering multimillion dollar, mission critical projects; aggressively meeting project milestones while managing budge t and timeline constraints. * Build and motivate talented, multi-disciplined teams, continuously providing m embers with the training, support, resources, and guidance to exceed organizatio nal objectives. CORE COMPETENCIES * Project / Program Management * Process Development * Acquisitions Integration * Change Management * Retail Vertical Integration * Risk Management * Contract Negotiations * Business Integration * Budget Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE O.R. COLAN ASSOCIATES, INC. - Virginia Beach, Virginia/Dayton, Ohio 2001-2005 / 2010-Present Consulting firm specializing in real estate solutions and Right of Way acquisiti on for government entities; $20 million in annual revenue. Project Manager, Virginia Beach, Virginia (2010-Present) Challenged with establishing and expanding corporate presence in Virginia. Launc h and direct startup operations, formulating technical and project management st rategy while building team of internal staff and subcontractors. Oversee client relations, business development, and public agency marketing. Assist in developi ng proposals in response to RFPs. Devise and deploy marketing initiatives target ing VDOT, the Port Authority, and Department of Rail and Public Transportation. Project Manager, Dayton, Ohio (2001-2005) Managed $25 million in land acquisition projects, while simultaneously steering operations, expenditure control, due diligence, and team leadership/motivation. Conducted due diligence for the Airport Authority to acquire land acreage and pr operties. Oversaw third-party environmental impact studies and detailed costings to maintain eligibility for $7 million of dollars in Federal Aviation Administr ation grants. * Streamlined and enhanced overall operations by designing robust program strate gies. * Revitalized noise mitigation program in Dayton, generating eightfold increase in project growth in 12 months. * Played key role in capturing $7 million in FAA grants for an international air port. * Built and established new field office at an International Airport, establishi ng corporate presence while positioning company to land 8 new highway projects w ith the Ohio Department of Transportation. * Delivered 134% increase in acquisitions compared with stalled growth sustained over previous four years.

* Analyzed performance metrics, KPIs, and high level 'dashboard' results; contin uously devising operational and project management strategies to optimize effici ency and productivity. * Closed 97% of voluntary acquisitions, avoiding costly court actions. C. MICHAEL TRESSLER * Page 2 RESONANCE MUSIC DISTRIBUTORS PTY. LTD. - Sydney, Australia 2008-2010 Niche provider of specialty and imported music/sound equipment. Co-Owner / Managing Director Built company from ground up, defining and directing organizational structure an d company goals, objectives, critical success factors, milestones, and risks. Mo nitored and controlled P&L, budget, and expenses while overseeing general admini stration. Managed and coordinated all financial, sales, marketing, and customer service operations. Established and cultivated key industry relationships. * Analyzed performance metrics and devised financial/operational strategies to o ptimize efficiency/productivity. * Expanded market penetration and increased revenues by securing exclusive right s to market and sell industry-leading, high end product, 'The Valve' guitar ampl ifiers, in Australia and New Zealand. INCHCAPE AUSTRALIA LIMITED - Sydney, Australia 2005-2008 Parent Company of Subaru Australia, AutoNexus (vehicle logistics), and Inchcape Automotive Retail; AU$1.5 billion in sales. Senior Manager, Strategic Projects Held chief leadership/management accountability for strategic projects across mu ltiple business units. Provided decisive leadership/direction for up to 40 team members. Skillfully coordinated all project phases, aggressively meeting project milestones while managing budget and timeline constraints. Standardized and ben chmarked project management methodologies and best practices. Led integration of newly acquired businesses into existing operations. Liaised with engineers and designers to develop fit outs in alignment with corporate identity and manufactu rer brand guidelines. * Streamlined business acquisitions by developing flexible resource framework to facilitate seamless integrations with minimal staff turnover, uninterrupted rev enues post acquisition, and reduced overheads. * Fueled $5.8 million annual revenue growth by performing pre-delivery services in house vs. outsourcing. * Orchestrated turnaround solutions to salvage high risk project; spearheading s uccessful construction and startup of new business headquarters for Subaru and I nchcape. Fit out was nominated for a Master Builders' Award with new headquarter s recognized as a company showcase. * Pioneered and instituted corporate-wide project management methodology, succes sfully adapting and incorporating PMBOK and PRINCE 2 methods. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE Land Acquisition / Relocation Agent; Gulf Coast Property Acquisitions, Inc. Transportation Right-of-Way Specialist; Virginia Department of Transportation Department Store Manager / Group Merchandiser; Montgomery Ward Real Estate Sales Associate; Re/Max Alliance Realty, Prudential Decker Realty, P rudential Preferred Properties Cryptologic Linguist / Intelligence Analyst; US Air Force / National Security Ag ency EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS Master of Business Administration Graduate Certificate, Essentials of Business Development Regis University - Denver, Colorado Graduate Certificate, Entrepreneurial Leadership Melbourne Business School - Melbourne, Australia

Bachelor of Arts, Management University of Maryland University College - College Park, Maryland Certified Project Management Professional & Active Member Project Management Institute (PMI)