Deborah Ryan

Deborah Ryan

Work History

Work History

Sep 2010 - Present

Coordinator

Levy Restaurants
  • Promoted to manage companies 400 plus non-profit members program
  • Replaced 35% with high quality candidates
  • Negotiated contract renewal, achieving all sought-after concessions
  • Ensure compliance of policies and procedures, as well as existing employment laws and regulations
  • Facilitated prompt payroll processing and administration
  • Revamped Mediation/ dispute resolution meetings to build morale and encouraged teamwork
Nov 2005 - Dec 2009

Business Owner

Fish Dish, Inc
  • Instituted company vision, design, developed and implemented all business and operation strategies
  • Hands on construction and building design- working closely with all regulatory agencies
  • Created the brand, all specifications recipes and menu items
  • ­Centered employees training and development around safety, cleanliness, teamwork and superior customer service
  • ­Financial/ Legal and procurement responsibilities- construction bids, budgetary pricing/purchasing and contract negotiations
  • Coordinated support programs to strengthen company’s brand as a corporate citizen with in the local community
  • Exceptional operating results and customer service delivery resulting in “two” company recognitions as “Henry County best carry-out and casual dining seafood restaurant of the year” for 2006
Apr 1999 - Nov 2004

Regional Sales Manager

Performance Marketing
  • Worked closely with all accounts for retention throughout Northern Virginia, Maryland and Wash. D.C. Metro area
  • ­Coached Territory Managers to maintain company standards, work aggressively as a team to position merchandise for high visibility and space utilization, while providing superior customer satisfaction.
  • ­Designed promotional programs to increased sales to slow movers and new products by 15%
  • ­Planned and executed interactive sales presentations and meetings
  • Received several company awards for outstanding management achievements

Skills

Skills

Professional Skills

   Cost management and supplier negotiations                  Profit and loss objectives  Employee development and Leadership                         Proven results in project management  Strong ability to manage multiple projects                     Precise, detail oriented organizer  Strategic business planning and development                Excellent oral and written presentation skills

Summary

Twenty-five years of leadership and project development, focusing on the mission and vision of the organization, and empowering others to reach their goals. Strong interpersonal communication and training skills, for the soul purpose of superior customer satisfaction. Detail-oriented entrepreneur with the ability to work on multiple projects and interface with all audiences. A team player driven to pursue excellence, with an impeccable work ethic.

Interest

Missionary Work, Creating recipes, Collecting cookbooks, Designing and making  children's clothing.

Education

Education
May 2010 - Present

MBA

Western Governors University
May 2004

Bachelor of Science

University of Delaware
Dec 2003

University of Pretoria

International Cultural Differences, Leadership, Business Management