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Project Manager Customer Service

Tampa, Florida, 33617, United States
March 09, 2011

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Tampa, FL 33617


Objective: To secure a career position where over 16 years of education,

training, and experience in animal feed sales, poultry and dairy

management, and agriculture operations would be of value.

Education: The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture- Animal and Dairy

Science-May 1996

Commissioned Quartermaster Officer-United States Army- May


Logistics and Supply Quartermaster Officer Course (2nd in

Class) - Nov 1997

Unit Movement Course (Honor Grad) - Feb 1997


Project Manager for Farm Pilot Project Coordination, INC, Tampa, FL (Oct

2008- Present)

. Responsible for the successful coordination, management and completion

of all assigned projects

. Serve as the agricultural technical advisor for FPPC by providing

technical information and training regarding farm site setup,

nutritional ration balancing, feed formulation based on farmer needs

and solid and sand separation on-farm to farmers, NRCS, university

extension personnel and co-workers.

. Serve as an expert presenter, negotiator, and businessman able to

forge solid relationships with vendors, NRCS personnel, university

research personnel, and producers/ farmers. These relationships have

allowed FPPC to lead the industry in knowledge and understanding of

agricultural biomass, bio-char, solid separation of waste, N, P, & K

nutrient removal and GHG innovative technology.

. Directed multiple project production, logistics and distribution

activities to ensure production schedule is met

. Inform producers and NRCS personnel about the reasons overfeeding

rations will lead to an increase in Nitrogen and Phosphorus in the

waste stream. These elevated levels would lead to an increase Carbon

Footprint (GHGs) on the farm.

. Tested alternative techniques and recommended changes in procedures or

equipment as necessary

. Provided technical information and training to workers in other

departments, such as marketing and legal, as well as with several

engineering and production staff

Owner of Hunrick Dairy Farm, Brooksville, Florida (Jan 2005-

Mar 2008)

. Managed daily operations of over 400 farm animals

. Maintained quality farm operations to include: fertilization,

irrigation, yield optimization and forecast, monitored pest control

procedures, maintenance of milking equipment, and farming equipment

for safety, effectiveness, and efficiency

. Maintained farm crops to include Coastal Bermuda, Bahia, and Corn for

animal feeding operations

. Maintained all state environmental health requirements for FDA/ NRCS/


. Maintained quality herd health and sanitation requirements using GMPs

. Trained employees on proper safety, quality, and milking standing

operating procedures

. Managed the farm to ensure it followed Current good manufacturing


. Managed all P&L, inventory cost analysis, and budgetary

responsibilities to stay in-line with the business plan and model.

Dairy Operation Specialist for Southeast Milk, Plant City,

Florida (Jan 2001- Jan 2006)

. Maintained, followed, and updated OSHA requirements for the feed


. Managed all feed accounts grossing over 16 Million in sales and

120,000 tons of feed sold

. Directed all aspects of sales by extensive travel (50%) throughout the

Southeast, establishing a strong contact base and customer service


. Assisted with Purchasing and Inventory Control of all Manufactured

Feed Ingredients

. Maintained an outstanding quality assurance and safety programs by

using GMP's

. Develop and maintain relationships with university, teaching and

extension personnel

. Planned and managed weekly plant safety meeting and walks with all

supervisors, and maintained a working knowledge of DOT and regulatory

compliance regulations

Area Manager for Wal-Mart Distribution Center, Brooksville,

Florida (Mar 1999-Jan 2001)

. Trained over 45 personnel in production and safety operations

. Interviewed, trained, coached and performed appraisal process for

Supervisors and hourly Associates

. Supervised & trained personnel in unloading, order-filling, loading,

and prep of materials

. Ensured goals were met and exceeded in the areas of safety, quality,

productivity and people measurement

. Promoted positive results throughout the team and always ensured we

maintained a team environment, solved problems by the end of day, and

always kept up with employee relations

. Selected to managed, maintain and run the new 350,000 sq ft non-

conveyable warehouse from a pool of 60 experience managers

. Possessed the ability to effectively problem solve, delegate and

follow up on tasks assigned to associates

. Selected to managed the new non-conveyable warehouse from a pool of 60


. Developed, implemented and maintained Area Policies and Procedures

Manuals to ensure information is always current and to ensure

efficiency of tasks and operations are maintained

. Maintained logs of daily operations, production, and T &A for weekly

progress reports

Quartermaster Supply Officer in the United States Army, Fort

Bragg, NC (Apr 1996-Apr 1999)

. Accountable for vehicles, property, and equipment valued at over $33


. Responsible for training, health, and welfare of over 98 active duty


. Selected to command the 307th Supply Company as a Lieutenant above

other higher ranking officers

. Managed the FSB supply warehouse, which supported 5000 soldiers with

all classes of supply

. Supervised and ensured that all vehicles, trailers, and equipment were

serviced and maintained using proper PMCS procedures before and after

each use

. Organized and planned the distribution and receiving of all supplies,

to include: food, water, fuel, vehicles and military transportation


. Cross trained all soldiers into different MOS's to ensure the unit was

always prepared for change

. Supervised and ensured that all vehicles, trailers, and equipment were

serviced and maintained using proper PMCS procedures before and after

each use.


. Quality and Inventory Control Trained

. Safety and OSHA Trained

. Fork lift Certified

. Open water Scuba Certified (PADI)

. 9 years service in the Florida National Guard and Army Reserve

Computer Skills:

. Skilled with Windows 3.11, 95, 98, NT ad NT Server, XP, Vista, MS

Office (Word, Access, Excel, FrontPage, Power Point, Outlook), Lotus,

HTML webpage Design, Advanced Internet skills, and Brill Formulation


Personal Information:

. Assistant Pack Master for Cub Scouts for over three years

. Soccer, football, and baseball coach for over seven years

. Volunteer in several community events yearly

. Equipment Director for Temple Terrace Little League

. Team motivator and self starter

. Highly organized

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