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Strategy Design and Implementation * Team Building and Motivation * Rapid Growth
Inventive Marketing * Financial Analysis and Management * International Experien
Value Creation * Positive Forward Thinker * Excellent Problem and Troubleshootin
g Skills
OBJECTIVE: Executive position to lead and strategically grow a dynamic organiza
tion as part of a vibrant management team.
Award-winning leader, strategic thinker, and team builder with more than 15 year
s of experience in founding and building successful organizations from scratch t
hrough systems creation and development, talent acquisitionand management, innov
ative marketing, innovative financing, and a philosophy of constant improvement
and adaptation while consistently under-promising and over-delivering superior s
ervice and products to customers.
DOCUVAULT - Denver, Colorado * 1997-2009
Founded DocuVault in 1997 and grew the DocuVault family of companies to more tha
n seventy-five employees and $11 million in revenue. The company's assets were
sold in May 2008 to Iron Mountain (IRM), a global, NYSE publicly traded company.
DocuVault was still growing at more than thirty percent at the time of the sal
e. DocuVault provided business services such as records management, data securi
ty, and document shredding. It occupied more than 160,000 square feet of real e
state and managed more than 1,500,000 cubic feet of documents for more than 1,20
0 customers at the time of the asset sale.
Founder, President, and Chief Executive Officer
Lead management team of six direct reports and a diversified staff of seventy-fi
ve. Established and implemented a strategy of rapid growth and market share acqu
isition using only bank financing and cash flow. Strategically built DocuVault
into a regional player and national force in the records management industry, se
rvicing customers in more than twenty states and three countries by providing in
dustry-leading and diversified services, market innovation, and exceeding custom
er demands. Was a leader in changing the focus of the industry from storage ser
vices to information security services.
Special Accomplishments:
* Founded DocuVault in 1997 to provide document storage and retrieval services,
originally primarily to the legal and financial services industries and later to
mid and large sized companies and organizations.
* Founded and opened DocuVault Colorado Springs LLC in 1998.
* Founded DocuVault Data Security in 2002 to provide tape rotation and disaster
recovery services.
* Founded DocuVault Secure Shredding in 2003 to provide mobile (truck-based) and
plant shredding services.
* Signed multiple major financial services companies in 2005 to provide comprehe
nsive and integrated information management services.
* Signed a major telecommunications company in 2006 and began establishing subco
ntracting services in multiple states and countries.
DocuVault Awards & Recognition:
* 2008 Business Week 100 Fastest Growing Inner City Companies
* 2007 Inc. 5000
* 2007 Small Business of the Year (Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce)
* 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007 Inc. Magazine 100 Fastest Growing Inner City Companies
* 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007 Top 50 Family Owned Companies (ColoradoBiz Magazine)
* 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007 Colorado's Top Private Companies (ColoradoBiz Ma
* 2005 ColoradoBiz Top Company of the Year (ColoradoBiz Magazine)
* 2005 United States Small Business Administration Wall of Fame Inductee
* 2005 21st Fastest Growing Small Company (Denver Business Journal)
* 2004 11th Fastest Growing Small Company (Denver Business Journal)
* 2003 17th Fastest Growing Small Company (Denver Business Journal)
* 2002 13th Fastest Growing Small Company (Denver Business Journal)
* 2002 Chamber Champion (Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce)
* 2001 13th Fastest Growing Small Company (Denver Business Journal)
* 2000 Emerging Business of the Year (Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce)
PACIFIC BASIN ECONOMIC COUNCIL, Honolulu, Hawaii * 1992-1997
Director of Programs (Vice President)
Established systems and marketing plan for new headquarters and recruited all ne
w staff, first as a program of the Center for Strategic and International Studie
s (CSIS) and in 1994 as an independent NGO. Represented the business sector at
international meetings, such as APEC, and the annual PBEC conference. Wrote sp
eeches for the Secretary General (President) and position papers for the organiz
ation. Worked directly for the Board of Directors, which consisted of CEOs from
major companies around the Pacific Rim including Toyota, Boeing, Motorola, LG,
PETRONAS, and ADI Limited. Represented the business sector while interfacing wi
th governments and NGOs throughout the region to enhance trade and business oppo
Masters in Business Administration Thunderbird School of Global Management, 1992
Bachelor of Arts Occidental College, Political Science and History, 1990
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU - Denver, Colorado * Board Member 2003-2008
Served as Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary of the Denver/Boulder Better Bu
siness Bureau
PRISM INTERNATIONAL - Garner, North Carolina * Board Member 2002-2006
Board Member of Professional Records and Information Services Management, the in
dustry association for information management companies
NATIONAL RECORDS CENTERS, INC (NRC) - Louisville, Colorado * Board Member 2002-2
Board Member and Colorado representative of a national provider of information s
SRC GROUP - Denver, Colorado * Advisory Board Member 2008-Present
SRC Group operates as Evolve, a leading provider of image and uniform solutions
CEO EXCHANGE, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce * 1997- 2003