David Evans

David Evans

Summary

A proven executive leader with over 25 years of experience driving growth for consumer product and industrial manufacturing organizations. Building corporate value is my expertise. Whether challenged to lead business development initiatives, design and implement strategic business plans, or introduce enterprise-wide e-commerce solutions, I have consistently delivered strong and sustainable results.

Some of my key accomplishments include:

  • Starting up Buckeye Management Group by securing $250,000 in funding and generating $1 million in sales
  • Driving Sherwin Williams' online initiative to expand use of electronic marketing, implement web-based tools, and establish an online store
  • Leading the start-up of The Marketplace by Marriott, a procurement business, by establishing a technology infrastructure and a web-based procurement platform
  • Implemented in-line UPC bar code label printing for building product manufacturing lines
  • Developing General Electric's flagship 21st Century Program, which utilized point-of-sale data to replenish warehouses for Wal-Mart and other leading retailers
  • Spearheading a project to implement an order, ship, and bill system for GE that enabled the consolidation of 26 order acceptance and warehouse locations into one customer service center and nine warehouses

Objective

Obtain a position of influence for a small to medium size company.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2003 - Present

General Manager & Principal

Buckeye Management Group, LLC

Responsible for overseeing strategic planning, product development, sales, and operations.

Jan 2000 - Mar 2003

Vice President - Electronic Commerce

The Sherwin Williams Company

Responsible for creating and implementing the e-commerce strategy, expanding electronic marketing programs, and managing two call centers, a $3 million budget, and over 30 employees

Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

Vice President - Technology

Marriott International

Responsible for managing a $5 million budget, creating technical infrastructure and web-based applications, supporting sales, and providing technical support for a centralized procurement start-up

Jan 1996 - Jan 1998

Director - Electronic Commerce

Georgia Pacific Corporation

Responsible for developing electronic commerce solutions for process improvement and automation

May 1978 - Jan 1996

Manager - Business Development

The General Electric Company

Responsible for driving sales growth in the mass merchant channel

Responsible for designing, developing and implementing flagship 21st Century vendor-managed inventory programs with Kmart, Wal-Mart, and other major retailers

Responsible for creating and overseeing systems for ordering, shipping, and billing

Education

Education
Sep 1992 - May 1994

MBA

John Carroll University
Sep 1974 - May 1978

BS

Miami University