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Anthony Bills

Owner Red Door Properties of KY, LLC

Summary

 Resourceful and flexible, able to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.  Have strong leadership and project management skills.

-Ten years of Purchasing experience with a Fortune 300 company.

-Managed an 80 million dollar budget with a department of 15 people.

-Built and operated a successful raw milk Artisan Cheese Creamery.

-Built and operated a successful International Importing business.

-Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

-Flexible and versatile - Able to maintain sense of humor under pressure. Thrive in deadline driven

environment.

-Experienced with international travel and factory sourcing in China and Mexico.

Work experience

Jun 2015Present

Owner

Red Door Properties of KY, LLC

- Property renovation and rental property ownership.

- Bought and completely renovated 3 homes as rental properties.  Rental management,  tenant relations,    negotiated sale, VRBO rentals and responsible for all property maintenance.

Mar 2013Feb 2015

Owner

Lost River Creamery, LLC

- Owner and operator of a artisan cheese making creamery in Russellville, KY. 

- Managed all aspects of raw milk cheese making/manufacturing.  Managed production, order fulfillment, materials and ingredient purchases, internet sales, website development and inventory management.

-Formulated and developed new cheeses and oversaw quality control. 

- Worked closely with FDA, state inspectors and local regulatory agencies concerning the enforcement of sanitation requirements  in the storage facility and processing plant.

Jan 2009May 2013

Owner

Gateway Import Group, LLC

-Retail store display and supply company importing products from China for resale to various big-box retailers in the US.

-  Managed all factory sourcing in China, product development and negotiated booking of both land and air, container and LCL transportation.

- Responsible for preparation of all US customs documents, federal importing forms and HTC code categorizing of all shipments.

Jan 2007Jan 2009

Sales

Sam Pievac Company, LLC

-Sales manager of Southeast territory in US.

-Manufacturer and importer of custom retail store displays in Xiamen, China. 

-Worked as primary contact and project manager with various companies and retailers to develop new store displays and store fixtures.

Feb 1997Jan 2007

Senior Manager Purchasing Dept

Dollar General Corp Office

- Responsible for all purchases for over 7,000 stores and 8 Distribution centers.

-Procurement of over 300 non-resale items. 

-Managed $80 million dollar budget and staff of 15 people. 

Education

Aug 1992May 1997

Bachelors Degree - Sociology

Western Kentucky University

Bachelors degree in Sociology with double minor in Psychology and Criminology

Aug 1990May 1992

Associates Degree - Business Administration/Real Estate

Western Kentucky University

Pursued Associates degree in Real Estate

(Completed 54 of the 60 credit hours needed before pursuing Bachelors Degree)