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Work experience

2012Present

Managing Director

Bio-Logic Manufacturing. - Warrens Industrial Park
  • Communicated with existing and potential clients to assess overall satisfaction with product offering. while assessing unfulfilled needs.
  • Formulated and developed products, refined existing production processes, packaging processes, package design and distribution methods.
  • Scheduled production to accommodate client specific schedules. Managed production to minimise spoilage.
2004Present

Managing Director

Green Clean Environmental Solutions Inc. - Warrens Industrial Park
  • Communicated with existing and prospective clients to assess overall satisfaction with existing offerings while assessing presently unfulfilled needs.
  • Sourced products from overseas. Initiated contact with product manufacturers, negotiated regional distributorships, building relationships with regional representatives. Providing product support to regional representatives in Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica and Guyana.
  • Managed administrative activities including budgets, quotations, invoices, inventory forecasts, receivables and payables management, account reconciliation, VAT and corporate income taxes. Scheduled office and vehicle maintenance. Provided island wide support to clients.
  • Acquired and developed over four hundred and fifty client accounts including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sol (Barbados) Ltd, Esso, Rubis, Carters General Stores, Automotive Art, Sandy Lane.
  • Offered clients additional value added services including fuel, oil and soil analysis assessments to assist with determining suitable remediation actions.
20042005

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Assistant Engineer

RTEK Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Services Ltd. - Christ Church, Barbados
  • Product sales.
  • Served as the liaison between the customer and service technicians.
  • Assessed and sized refrigeration units for new and refit installations, oversaw installation of household and commercial air conditioning units.
  • Aided with assessing the energy efficiency of various operations through energy audits to determine points of energy loss. Provided corrective recommendations.
20012005

Yacht Systems Technician

Marine Management Services - Port St. Charles, St. Peter
  • Responsible for all aspects of luxury yacht management. Ensuring vessels are maintained in turnkey condition and arranging necessary maintenance around the clients schedule. 
  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration service and repair, electrical repairs, services and upgrades. State-of-the-art marine electronics installation and planning. Exhaust systems repair and installation. Bow and stern thruster service, repair and installation. Tender & inflatable maintenance and repair. Reverse Osmosis (Watermaker®) service and repair. Solar and AC charge systems, Shore power.
  • Additionally responsible for scheduling system checks, wash downs, waxing, interior cleaning, metal polishing, teak cleaning, hurricane preparation & readiness, dockside assistance (mechanical & electrical)
  • Maintaining effective communication with yacht owners relating to the condition of the vessel and operability.
  • Understanding the clients needs and striving to exceed their expectations.
19982010

Bartender (part time)

Harbour Lights
  • Supervised the work of bar staff and other bartenders.
  • Stocked bar with beer, wine, liquor, and related supplies such as ice, glassware, napkins, or straws.
  • Planned, organised, and controlled the operations of the bar.
  • Took beverage orders directly from patrons or serving staff.
  • Served wine, and bottled or draft beer.
  • Mixed ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters, to prepare cocktails and other drinks.
  • Created drink recipes.
  • Collected money for drinks served.
  • Cleaned glasses, utensils, and bar equipment.
  • Cleaned bars, work areas, and tables.
  • Attempted to limit problems and liability related to customers' excessive drinking by taking steps such as persuading customers to stop drinking, or ordering taxis or other transportation for intoxicated patrons.
19971999

Service Advisor

McEnearney Quality Inc. - Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados
  • Performed as the liaison between the client and service technicians.
  • Advised clients on scheduled preventative maintenance.
  • Worked with customers to troubleshoot and diagnose vehicle problems while effectively relaying the clients concerns to the technicians.
  • Greeted customers, followed up on requests, scheduled appointments, estimated costs and maintained effective communication with clients up to the point of delivery.
19961997

Marine Outboard Technician

McEnearney Quality Inc. - Wildey, St. Michael, Barbados
  • Tested, diagnosed, inspected, repaired and maintained marine outboard engines, associated boat handling and systems equipment.
  • Greeted customers, fulfilled requests, estimated costs and maintained effective communication with clients up to the point of delivery.

Education

20142015

Soil Food Web Course

Soil Learning Centre

Comparing the biological vs. conventional approach to soil management, increasing soil productivity while remediating degraded soils. Effectively reducing the requirement for chemical fertilisers, pesticides and herbicides by improving soil health.

20002001

Business Management

Broward Community College - Broward, Florida, USA

The Business Management Certificate is a program designed to prepare students to become small business owners and managers.

GPA 4.0

Activities and Societies

DECA Delta Epsilon Chi - Professional Marketing & Business Organisation

The objective of the society being to nurture competent, entrepreneurial, self reliant, cooperative leadership in the fields of marketing, management, merchandising, advertising, salesmanship, entrepreneurship, and international business.

19992000

Personal Watercraft Mechanics Program

American Watercraft Institute - Daytona, Florida, USA

Training in the personal watercraft industry as an entry level mechanic.

GPA 3.78 - Honours student

1999

Stern Drive and Outboard Mechanics Program

American Marine Institute - Daytona, Florida, USA

Training as an entry level mechanic in inboard gasoline and diesel-powered marine engines with outdrive units and all phases of marine outboard motors.

GPA 3.77 - Honours student

1997

Outboard Systems Servicing

OMC Training Centre - Sunrise, Florida, USA

The course reviews the principles of operation for carbureted 2-Stroke powerheads, oiling systems, fuel systems, and ignition systems. Lab time is devoted to servicing major assemblies and the more complex systems found on larger, carbureted outboards. 

Installation procedures, predelivery set up and routine service procedures for OceanPro models will be presented.

1997

Outboard Comprehensive Training

OMC Training Centre - Sunrise, Florida, USA

The course provides the skills required to access, understand, and manage information provided in OMC service manuals, parts catalogs, service bulletins, special reference books, and computerized information systems such as OMC Dealer Port®.

Hands-on projects provide support and direction while promoting the use of OMC Service Literature and OMC Service Tools.  Lecture time is devoted to basic electrical theory, principles of operation for powerheads, gearcases, oiling systems, fuel systems, and ignition systems.

19931996

Mechanical Engineering Associates Degree

Barbados Community College

GPA - 2.17

19881993

CXC General

Mapps College - St. Philip, Barbados

History, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Technical Drawing

Additional Information

20132014

Vice President

The Farmers Association of Barbados

Vice-President

Skills

Mac OSX
Windows XP
Microsoft Office Suite
Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
Automotive Mechanics