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Senior Retail Management professional with over 17 years experience.

Areas of ex
pertise include strategic planning, project management, process improvement, ope
rations, staff development and customer service. Proven Leader with strong organ
izational, analytical, problem solving, communication, and relationship manageme
nt skills. Track record of controlling costs and increasing profits.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MATKEV, LLC (True Value Hardware), Melbourne Beach, FL 2007 - Present
Area General Manager
Direct operations of the retail, internet and commercial sales for a high-volume
store with annual sales of $1.5 million.
Manage financial operations, inventory, human resources and loss prevention.
Opened new store in 2007 ahead of schedule and more than $27,000 under budget.
Achieved a 37% growth in the first year.
Maintained an average gross profit margin of 53.9%.
Maintained an average mystery shopper score of 98%.
Supervise, train and mentor staff.
Reduced telephone & internet costs by 60%, reduced insurance costs by 20%
Reduced payroll by 20% by the end of the second operational year.

INDEPENDENT BUSINESS CONSULTANT, Grant-Valkaria, FL 2006 Present


Advise small businesses in the areas of planning, operations, merchandising, sta
ffing and inventory management.

HEALTH FIRST, INC., Melbourne, FL 1995 2006


General Manager
Directed growth and profitability of Health First Medical Equipments $3-million
revenue streams.
Grew business 400% during my employment.
Generated up to $6 million annually.

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Managed new product development, pricing, sales promotions, insurance billing an
d private collections.
Achieved significant savings by eliminating all overtime, redesigning delivery r
oute plan to reduce mileage, and negotiated steep cost reductions from primary v
endors.
Developed operational policies and procedures to comply with Medicare, Medicaid,
AHCA and JCAHO regulations.
Achieved high customer satisfaction rates.
Negotiated vendor pricing to ensure maximum profits.
Developed inventory controls to eliminate out-of-stock conditions.
Created real-time delivery tracking of customers orders.
Maintained adequate staffing within established payroll budget.
Prepared business plans and developed computer database support to increase insu
rance billing and collections of receivables within established time frame.
Consistently increased annual retail sales by 20%.
Decreased outstanding accounts receivable from $1.8 million to under $300,000.

PROFESSIONAL STATIONERS, INC., Melbourne, FL 1993 1995


Operations Manager
Developed inventory control process, scheduled & planned delivery routes, establ
ished and implemented process for collections of accounts receivables.

PUBLIC OFFICE
TOWN OF GRANT-VALKARIA, Grant-Valkaria FL 2009-present
Board Member, Planning & Zoning Board
Board Member, Local Planning Agency

EDUCATION
AA, Brevard Community College, Florida, 1991
Business courses, University of Central Florida

COMPUTERS
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Quick Books Pro, Rock Solid POS