Work History

Work History

Support Supervisor

Best Buy, Inc
Training and Support Supervisor-. Middle manager with focus on development, implementation, and evaluation of sales strategies and sales training programs. Member of design team of complete redesign of Best Buy training program that focused on customer and business experience during interactions at the store and Best Buy for Business levels. Successfully implemented and trained new training program in Wisconsin market. Used innovative incentives and motivation tools to develop staff.

Board Member

Wisconsin Destination Imagination, Inc
Board of Directors-. Board member, chair of Finance Committee. Successfully facilitated complete reorganization of board of directors and Affiliate staff to streamline WIDI organization and facilitate growth of program and organization.

Business Development Coordinator

Stamm Technologies
Business Development Coordinator- New business coordinator for technology and event planning consulting firm with a focus on strategic growth and partnerships. Performed organizational evaluation to determine business needs based on market and strategic plan. Made meaningful connections with strategic partners in an array of industries to explore potential business growth opportunities. Project managed rebranding of all outreach materials and creation of new website and online presence. Added several new business partners to Stamm's network in Milwaukee/Chicago.

Independent Consultant

Self-Employed
Independent Consultant- Performed consulting work with several for profit and nonprofit companies and organizations with focus on strategic planning and strategic vision, technology efficiency implementation, rebranding, experience consulting, and sales/training strategies with profit-driven results in mind. Individual business references available upon request.

Regional Operations Manager

2PMK Corporation
Regional Operations Manager- General management of a multi-unit franchise development company. Managed profit/loss and brought profitability margin from under 5% to over 15% in less than 18 months while increasing revenue from less than $1M operating budget to over $5M. Main focuses are building business capacity, both financially and physically, and design and implementation of sales and training programs. Manage a team of more than 70 employees including nine middle managers. Design and implement business strategy planning including marketing and advertising, profitability models, business analytics, new franchise negotiation and construction, and innovative sales strategy models. A proven strategic visionary and experience-centric leader that uses unrivaled innovation, collaboration, and teamwork to deliver outstanding results and exceed expectations. Michael J. Judkins

Executive Director

Wisconsin Destination Imagination, Inc
Executive Director-. Executive management of affiliated educational creative problem solving program servicing roughly 5, 000 Wisconsin students and over 1, 500 adult volunteers each program year. Focus on mission-driven programming and new creative problem solving opportunities for students. Designed and implemented organizational strategic plan including Affiliate strategic outreach plan to encourage program growth and awareness. Developed partnerships with museums and schools to introduce STEM events and week-long creativity based summer camps program. Revamped organizational infrastructure to streamline operations, adopt industry best practices, and achieve financial success and stability.

Volunteer

Education

Education

Business Management

Concodia University

Business Management with a minor in nonprofit management. Focuses on financial management and budgeting.

Skills

Skills

growth

Organization

finance committee

Board Of Directors

COMPUTER SCIENCE

STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT