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Resourceful, accomplished Operations Director with demonstrated achievements in all aspects of supply chain management, business development, and business strategy for multi-site facilities. Superior reputation for implementing systems using statistical inventory planning models that maximize working capital, inventory turns, and on-time delivery. Optimize people and processes to manage cost and deliver outstanding business results.  



Manager Production, Planning & Operations

K Hall Studio

Lead the manufacturing function within budget and output targets to meet customer requirements and standards. Full accountability for ensuring safety, customer quality, cost and delivery requirements are met. Responsible for the developing and enthusiastic motivated and flexible team by building working relationships ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to.  Manage the team on best practice and establish standard policies, and procedures while also mentoring and leading teams.  Implement and manager continuous improvement and modern manufacturing principals by highlighting deficiencies and recommending changes in training, working practices and process.   

  • Instituted aggressive measures to control inventory growth while improving product availability. Reduced obsolete inventory by $220,000 within first 6 months.  Met or exceeded the inventory budgets despite sales 18% above forecast.
  • Lead the “Cultural Change” of the organization by implementing Leans Systems and Six Sigma methodology.   
  • Established pull systems, Kanbans that reduced inventory by 27%, reducing material handling, inventory transactions while improving on time delivery and product fill rates.
  • Set Up S&OP plan based on inputs, monitoring performance of the sstem and leading continuous improvement when necessary
  • Wrote manufacturing production process manual, implemented production order scheduling and daily performance tracking.   Set baseline standards. Plant output improved production unit output 22% in 6 months.

Director of Operations


Manage daily operations, and all aspects of supply chain management, including forecasting sales; labor and staffing; scheduling; procurement; planning of equipment and materials; vendor and contract management; and customer and inventor relations. P&L responsibility for Construction and Acquisitions Divisions. Oversee construction and renovation projects, effectively meeting needs and demands.

  • Implemented systems and processes to improve efficiency and reduce project costs and durations. Company grew 35% annually and earned $1.4M in new revenue.
  • Garnered labor savings $200,000 annually by reducing both salaried and hourly positions by eliminating duplicate tasks, combining positions and use of contractors and technology
  • Implemented training systems that improved employee skills and confidence, and increased productivity by 42%.
  • Review critical metrics monthly, making continual improvements in processes and methods and enhancing efficiencies and productivity. Decreased cost of sales transactions by 44.6%; increased income by 20.7% and sales volume by 32.8% with fewer resources. Business growth outpaced overall market growth by 18%.

Operations Manager

Uplift Properties

Instrumental in the initial launch of company; led implementation of sales and operations planning process; established initial policies; wrote operational manual; and created systems for 3 divisions.

  • Implemented reporting metrics for each division, adjusting goals and benchmarks as needed according to trends, shifts in demand, and regulatory policies, and improving operational efficiency.
  • Develop a “plan, do, check, act” supplier management system that utilized utilize score cards, running action item lists, (R.A.I.L) and business review to improve supplier performance.
  • Managed all aspects of demand analysis and forecasting contributing to increased revenue
  • Lead Sales & Operations Meetings for Executives

Manager, Sales and Operations Planning


Reporting to VP of Operations, coordinated forecasting and production scheduling goals to support Finance, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing, Quality Assurance, R&D, and Operations. Served as liaison between VP of Sales, Plant Manager, and Operations management to monitor production scheduling, forecast business demand, control inventory, and plan new product launches. Analyzed, compared, and resolved disparity between plan, S&OP plan, and budget.

  • Led implementation of S&OP planning process, coordinating and gaining buy-in from all management teams to establish critical benchmarks and measure progress. Successfully addressed the best use of critical resources by working cross-functionally and focusing on corporate objectives to achieve common goals.
  • Implemented production planning based on 95% of actual capacity with a 10% variable allowance for R&D, meeting corporate planning goals.
  • Reduced back orders from $25M to $9.3M over a 6-month period, and improving customer satisfaction.

Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics

MATRIA HEALTHCARE, INC- Facet Technologies Division

Manager, Supply Chain and Logistics, Facet Technologies Division
Directed master production scheduling, materials planning, purchasing, supply chain management, logistics, warehousing, and inventory for a $13M inventory, $1.1M operating budget, and $50M spend. Managed a highly diverse staff of 12 direct and 24 indirect reports. Coordinated all production between U.S. and Japanese facilities.

  • Met company objectives for 8 consecutive quarters and achieved 6.4 inventory turns through effective planning, supply chain management, logistics, and purchasing. Received Presidents Impact Award for demonstrating exceptional leadership and significantly contributing to achievement of corporate business goals.
  • Reduced raw material costs over $2.3M by negotiating supply and transportation agreements with domestic and international suppliers.
  • Served as member of Packaging Lean Six Sigma Project team to eliminate scrap and rework 15% annually

Materials Manager

BD Bio Sciences

Planned master production schedule and managed supply chain to support worldwide demand and inventory requirements. Analyzed data on product availability and supply planning parameters to anticipate and prevent supply chain problems.

  • Secured new sources of raw materials resulting in an ongoing cost reduction of 35%.
  • Spearheaded efforts that decreased excess inventory by 65% within 12 months through remanufactured and higher potency materials, and renegotiating smaller volume contracts.
  • Implemented statics-based forecasting process which resulted in a 23% improvement in forecast accuracy

Manager, Inventory & Capacity Planning


Recruited to plan and manage the introduction of 7 – 10 new products per year with annual sales growth of 20%. Accountable for inventory mix and budget, forecasting, capacity planning, and negotiating agreements with affiliate companies and vendors.

  • Resolved long-standing product service problem, which threatened the loss of $1.8M in sales. Negotiated new supply agreements and improved supplier relations resulting in improved first time service from 36% to 98.2% in 3 months.
  • Improved 90-day forecast accuracy by 50% on various product lines by performing analysis ate deeper levels, working closely with product managers and changing forecast modeling



Webster University - St Louis, MO

Management & Human Resources


Southern University - Baton Rouge, LA

Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Professional Development and Affiliations

APICS CPIM Certification Courses | Certified Six Sigma Green Belt 

Management and Human Relations Courses, Dale Carnegie

Institute of Supply Management (ISM)

American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

World Class Manufacturing, Duke University


U.S. Army – Corps of Engineers – Ft. Polk, Louisiana                                                                                                                          Battalion Logistics Officer, First Lieutenant

U.S. Army – Iraq "Operation Desert Storm"                                                                                                                          Battalion Logistics Officer, First Lieutenant

Honorable discharge. Earned Southwest Asia Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Commendation Medal 1st OLC, and Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal.