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A visionary operations and supply chain leader - an influencer of change with a keen eye for blazing a trail from vision to reality - connecting at all levels across the enterprise to strategize, develop, refine and apply a supply chain model that delivers the highest value while containing costs and yet instilling a driven, motivated customer-centric focus at every level. I champion, unify and inspire a contagious element of excitement enterprise-wide through "management by walking around" and "leadership by example" and foster a climate for reaping the values of tenure by maximizing on proprietary intellectual capital and of initiative by the empowerment of decision making to the action-taker.

Work experience


Director of Logistics / Operations

Nationwide Beauty & Barber Supply, Syracuse, NY
Nationwide Beauty & Barber Supply is a multi-channel wholesale and retail merchant nationally offering +30K SKU’s of barber & styling sundries, equipment and furniture via POS, customer contact center, monthly catalogue mailings and internet sales. • Product Life Cycle Management on 30K SKU’s • Coordinated Supply Chain Operations, Inventory Control & Warehousing • Supply Vendor Partnering Initiatives, Contract and Terms Negotiations • Expired Product and Merchandise Returns programs • Inventory Management & Shrink Prevention Programs

Director of Operations

a.j. martin, inc
a.j. martin, inc was a privately-held, wholesale beef, poultry, seafood and specialty foods wholesale distributor, daily servicing a customer base of more than 2000 customers across a 4-state market. • Trade Show set up and staffing for Specialty Foods Division • Service, Supply & Maintenance Vendor Contract Negotiation • HACCP food safety program, USDA & FDA Compliance Programs • Procurement, product replenishment and inventory life-cycle management • Refrigerated vehicle fleet, routing, scheduling, DOT maintenance & compliance

Director of Distribution

Empire Vision Centers
Empire Vision Centers is a retail eyewear chain store business operating with more than 90 store locations with a $2M inventory of more than 30K SKU’s of eyewear, sunglasses and contact lenses serving retail and managed care customers across a 5 state arena. • Procurement, Supply Chain & Inventory Management • Product Life-cycle management and shrink prevention • National and international supply vendor negotiation • Organizational supply chain infrastructure development • P&L responsibility, capital expenditures, operational costs

New Store Opening Manager / Store Manager / Training Manager

Frank's Nursery & Crafts
Franks Nursery and Crafts was a retail store chain of more than 360 stores along the east coast offering more than 150K SKU’s of Arts, Crafts and Lawn & Garden items from big box units in the 75K to 120K sq ft range and a specialty division of up to 150 smaller 2K to 4K sq ft boutique stores. • Regional Asset for Sales, POS with P&L and capital expense management • Inventory Control and shrink reduction program management • Product Sourcing, Vendor Selection and Contract Negotiations • Inter-department partnering to coordinate new product launches • Open 2 Mega-stores and 7 boutique shops in New England & New York

Registered Representative

First Investors Corporation
Investment Broker, intangible sales: Mutual Funds, Variable Annuities and Insurance Products. ▪ ▪ NASD Series 6 Securities Dealers License.

Team Leader / SSG(P)

US Army



Business Administration

University of Maryland University College

Business Administration

Anne Arundel Community College