How I can help you
24 years of experience in the retail industry (overlap as a business owner) both apparel and shoe industry. A business owner in the sports specialty business. Starting the business from an idea, business plan, design for best appeal to clients. Understanding of procurement cycles for soft goods.
Additionally, 28 years (principal owner of sporting goods store overlapped) in technology sales. Working for organizations, such as Bell Atlantic, Sun Microsystems and (VAR) value-added resellers. Current role as Director of Sales; marketing, with Twitter, Linkedin.
Skill Areas: Strategic & Operations Planning w Cloud Computing w Sales Management w Vendor Management w Sales Process w Network Security w Sales Strategy w Account Management w New Business Acquisition w Customer Alignment w Operations w Turnaround w Revenue & Profitability Improvement w Process Improvement w Regulatory Compliance w Communications and Marketing w P&L Management w Product and Business Development w Recruitment w Negotiation w Articulate Oral & Written Communication w Profitability Improvement w Highly Organized and Strong Analytical Abilities w Quick Problem Resolution & Decision Making with Team Management
Area Director and President of Toastmaster International, Daybreakers of Westlake Village. Mission Statement "We provide a supportive and positive learning experience, in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth."
Areas of Expertise
- Technology & IT Services
- Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
- Technical & Scientific Services
- Professional & Business Services
- Retail & Wholesale Trade
High School Graduate