Brian Rubin

  • Morganville US-NJ
Brian Rubin

Summary

Experience includes opening three businesses in different industries.   An E-Commerce site,Retail, And warehouse/Delivery company. I have managed a staff as large as 75 people. As an owner I have had direct P&L responsibility. Forecasting future growth and setting up paths to achieve the goals  as well as managing daily operations.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Founder

POP'S BUNKER LLC

Created a website to retail hunting and fishing supplies.  Applied and gained approval from the ATF and the state of New Jersey. Made contacts within a new industry as well as create conections for the backend of the IT part of the business. 

Jan 2006 - Present

Partner

Authorized Furniture Service LLC

Responsible for managing staffing, payroll, accounting, personnel, receiving, loss prevention, controlling expenses, budgets, and assisting in management of all areas of warehouse operations as needed. Thirty-eight direct reports. • Analyzed, researched and streamlined repair service call process resulting in a 99% 1st call completion rate and raised customer satisfaction from 85%. • Mapped out daily delivery routes maximizing toll roads lowering cost by 30% and fuel consumption by 25%. • Market researched (life span, reliability, interview current operators, site visit) extensively service vehicles & industrial lift trucks and negotiated 4 leases. • Saved $24K by effectively negotiated for two delivery vehicles. • Updated inventory cycle count from manual to bar code technology raising the level of accuracy to 98% from 90%.

Jan 1993 - May 2009

General Manager

LA-Z-BOY FURNITURE GALLERIES

Managed staffing, payroll, accounting, personnel, receiving, loss prevention, controlling expenses, budgets, and assisting in management of all areas of 4 retail operations as needed.Thirty-five direct reports.

  • Raised selling competencies for all staff by creating a formal classroom and e-learning training modules resulting in increased sales by 10% equal to $500K.
  • Replaced outdated ERP computer system resulting in increased efficiency and more accurate sales forecasting.
  • Created a monthly “Award & Reward” program raising the level of communication and professionalism.
  • Administered sales tracking and coaching process that increased sales by 5% in first year.
  • Selected new advertising agency and developed new positioning thereby increasing sales 10%.
  • Successfully researched and analyzed territory, secured real estate
  • Installed technology solutions in all locations preventing theft and reducing liabilities.
  • Despite economy, successfully met projections by managing “Going Out Of Business” sale.
Apr 1993 - Oct 1994

Sales

CFC Furniture
Sales of home furnishings.

Education

Education
2007 - 2009

EMBA

Villanova University School of Business MBA

Completed the EMBA program which is a full time program while I worked  full time.

2005 - 2007

B.S.

Completed my degree in less than 4 years while working full time.

Skills

Skills

Technology

  Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Escalate Retail Systems (GERS), Lotus Approach  

Certifications

Certifications

Insurance Producer

State of NJ