May 2006 - Mar 2009
General Manager Big Box / Sales Manager
Feb 2009 - Jan 2008
General Manager Big Box / Sales Manager
Promoted to Run the District Managers Display Store
· Expert at Visual Merchandising, Layout and Advertising
· Hired and trained quality people to increase retention
· Surpassed sales goals for the last six months
At family dollar I Manage the work flow, Push Stock and purge the stock room on a weekly basis. Also one of my main focuses is to keep shrink control down as low as I can, and to manage the inventory levels. Always focusing on keeping up with the paper work,recovery and providing excellent Customer Service to our Customers.
Feb 1990 - May 2006
General Manager / District Sales Trainer
May 1998 - Jul 1992
Chaparral Team Leader- E4- Specialist
US Army - Held a Top Seceret Clearence
Received the Army Achievement Medal, National Defence Medal and Eight Unit Awards.
• Was Battalion trainer on enemy identifications and computer simulations. • Was selected as the unit trainer to prep for and debrief after missions. • Supervised 6 soldiers on life & death missions in Afghanistan. • Programmed to achieve success under highly stressful Condition.
US Army - Earned Top Gun Status ( Being The Best of The Best in your Field) In Basic Training, again in Advanced Individual Training and Did what no other Crew has ever done in the history of ADA.We won the US National ADA Compatition 2 years in a row. That is how I erned my E4 in only 13 months-Unpresadented. See Portfolio Under US ARMY.
Oct 1986 - May 1989
District Manager / Company Sales Trainer
Jan 2008 - Present
Advanced Business Marketing
This course is to provide a means for me to excel in my future career field of Brand Image Marketing. I have Apx. Six months Left. I believe Education and Training is a life long process. You should always be looking to upgrade or renew your knowledge base or you will be left behind.
Marketing managers need creative, analytical, and leadership abilities to manage the marketing function of the business enterprise. The Marketing Major addresses how to identify customer needs, how to communicate information about products and services to customers and potential customers, where to market and how to price products and services, and how to respond to growing demands in different countries and cultures. This undergraduate degree program has a 54-credit Required Course of Study. See Below: Skills for Professional Development, Management: Theory, Practice, and Application Organizational Behavior and Ethical Responsibility, Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making, Research, and Evaluation I, Research and Evaluation II, Computers and Information Processing, Principles of Accounting, Business Law, and Skills for Professional Development.
1996 - Present
This degree gave me the specialized Office smarts to successfully run any type of business as an Office Manager or the head a Human Resource Department.
1997 - Present
Asscoiate in Applied Science In Business
This degree allowed me to get a Broader education that was not in my 1st Business Degree.
I studied Business Law, Torts, HR principals, Training methods, marketing and advertising.
This Degree allowed me to be affective in any office environment. See Curriculum Below HRPO 1311 Human Relations 3, Comp. I 3, Office Management 3 Integrated Software Applications I 4,MATH 1332-42 or level 3 Business Computer Applications, Principles of Marketing 3 Business Principles 3, SPCH 1315 or 1321 3 Physical Activity Course 1, Principles of Management 3 BMGT 2370, BMGT 2488, or RELE 2488 3-4 KINE Physical Activity Course 1, ECON 2301 or 2302 3, Principles of Financial Accounting 3 BUSI/BMGT/RELE/MRKG/BUSG 3, Humanities/Fine Arts Selection 3 Human Resource Management 3, Small Bus. Management 3 Business Law/Contracts 3, Business Law, Supervision 3 Principles of Managerial Accounting 3 ELCT Elective 3, BMGT 2371, BMGT 2489, or RELE 2489 3-4 Total Hours = 69 GPA: 3.2
2007 - Present
Principales of Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing Seminars
This Seminar allowed me to acquire the latest skills necessary to successfully market an Internet Marketing business.
2006 - Present
The Dale Carnegie Course
This course taught the principles of affective Leadership and to excel at public speaking and presentations.
The Dale Carnegie Course: Effective Communications and Human Relations is a 12-week course running one night per week for 3.5 hours per session. This proven, time-spaced learning methodology allows you to practice between sessions so that these principles become part of your skill set. This course helped me master the capabilities demanded in today's tough business environment. I am better equipped to perform as a persuasive communicator, problem-solver and focused leader. In short, the course has empowered me to move far beyond my comfort zone as I stretch for and attain ambitious new goals. This course allowed me to maximize my performance, become a stronger leader and add more value to my organization. Also, it allows me to tackle complex challenges, generate more and better ideas, excel as a consensus builder, communicate clearly and concisely, reduce self-consciousness and fear, and apply 30 human relations principles.