A progressive position that will capitalize on my marketing, sales, and project management experience.•••••Qualifications Profile
A professional with solid track record for building and managing business operations, driving sales and profitability, and a solution-oriented communicator. Detail-oriented organizer and coordinator experienced with increasing operational efficiency, reducing labor and operating costs, and increasing sales and profit margins. •••••Career History
FOUR SKIS, INC., Eagan Minnesota, ••••• Present
Built two Video Update franchise operations from the ground floor, negotiated facility lease agreements, managed store design and space build out project, and launched business within ••••• days.
Conducting senior management meetings, brainstorming long-term business development strategies, and creating/executing action plan.
Developing/implementing marketing and advertising programs, creating ad layouts and coupon offerings, purchasing media advertising, and expanding store traffic and sales volume.
Purchasing new video product offerings, optimizing high-performing inventories, and increasing sales and return on investment.
Sourcing and building strategic vendor relationships, and negotiating competitive pricing agreements.
Managing Accounts Payable and Receivable Department, balancing/processing dual-store payroll and cash receipts, preparing productivity reports, and quarterly/annual tax documents.
Brainstorming/introducing customer-loyalty programs and developing profitable repeat business.
Establishing collaborative banking partnerships, negotiating credit lines and business loans, and maximizing cash flow and return on investment.
Purchasing, maintaining, replenishing, and controlling store supplies and inventories, minimizing shrinkage levels, and reducing inventory loss and liability.
Recruiting, hiring, training, and supervising sales and service personnel, promoting superior customer practices, and increasing new and repeat business.
Providing one-on-one staff training, increasing personnel competencies, creating team-centered work environments, and achieving high personnel retention ratios.
Sponsoring numerous Eagan sports team/programs, and promoting youth advancement and participation.
Creating/supporting numerous church, community, and school programs and promotions.•••••Education
Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota, ••••• •••••
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Management, •••••