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VIS3, Inc.

Established consulting firm to fill a need in developing next generation leadership strategies for privately owned firms ranging from $50 million to $300 million.  Framework has been adopted by international group with 27 chapters worldwide.

Jan 2009Jan 2010


Twelve Baskets

Took on temporary role to ensure succession process went smoothly.Established financial processes to manage new debt financing.Recruited and developed new CFO.

1997Jan 2009


Twelve Baskets, Inc.

Led company from $4m to +$50m by establishing clear vision, strategic creativity and adaptive learning philosophy based on uncompromising values, resulting in a +900% increase in customers. Named president after only four years with company.

  • Strategically achieved +20% per year organic growth, in a mature industry, through niche channel distribution focus.
  • Provided sensitive leadership skills to migrate the family owners to coalesce around new supply chain concept.
  • Created branding strategy to market an unknown organization in the industry.Today, Twelve Baskets is a market leader in the region.
  • Negotiated regional channel solutions with national and international food manufacturers and processors, increasing top and bottom line objectives.
  • Changed organizational culture from “mom and pop” to a sustainable culture which embraces customer satisfaction, system efficiency, and adaptability, leading to increased bottom line results.
  • Provided a deep understanding of operational expertise, directing all facets of operations, marketing, sales, customer service, human resources, financial reporting, budgets and bottom line objectives.
  • Communicated across generational divides and diverse backgrounds, creating motivation through alignment of mission, vision, and values toward operational excellence.
  • Facilitated the establishment of a national redistribution network of five regional redistribution companies with combined revenues +$600m located across the United States, elected as President of United Redistribution Network 2006-2009.

Director, Development

Twelve Baskets, Inc.

Played an integral role in developing top-line results while establishing organizational structures to support growth.

  • Planned, developed, and implemented short-term and long-term strategic plan for the organization while balancing the tactical objectives needed.
  • Developed interstate transportation fleet, expanding territory to nine states, from one state.Orchestrated performance, incentive and safety programs for new driver workforce, resulting in a 50% decrease in turnover rate.
  • Restructured organization from entrepreneur management to a professional management style organization, focused on maximizing the talents of current and future personnel.



BS Business Administration

4 year member of The Citadel baseball team

Senior Executive Summary

Provides combination of experience and energy as a leader of people and business. Achieves bottom line results by exhibiting intellectual acumen, integrity, modesty and open communication style.Possesses skills in mentoring executives and building teams of all ages and backgrounds.Thrives in complexity and environments of constant change by balancing strategic and tactical thinking.

Community Organizations

CEO Netweavers, Atlanta, Georgia

Organization of over 380 CEOs and sponsored senior service providers. Each member meets a combination of business and Servant Leadership criteria, and is committed to sharing experience, skills and trusted relationships solely to help each other and their communities.


Provides therapeutic foster care services for children and home-based support for developmentally disabled adults, +8m budget

Board Member, Treasurer


One to One youth mentoring organization

Big Brother