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Manager Human Resources

West Palm Beach, Florida, 33411, United States
May 28, 2010

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Raymond Rinaldi phone: (561)***-****

Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411 Email:

General Business Manager

Employing innovative business skills to maximize profitability

Savvy, results-oriented, disciplined business leader with multiple years

experience in directing all functions of business focusing on finance, and

operations; managing budgets from $4 to $100 Million. Problem solver with a

strong track record of analyzing a situation, identifying practical options

and implementing appropriate solutions producing cost savings and

productivity improvements in cross functional environments. Demonstrated

history of driving profitable growth with limited resources by providing

clear and effective communication at all levels. Utilizes leadership,

communication and interpersonal skills to build teams that meet/exceed

goals. Holds BSBA and MBA

Core Competencies

Finance / Operations / Accounting / Payroll / Purchasing / Human Resources

/ Budget and Planning Policy and Procedure / Financial Analysis /Cost

Control / Forecasting / Labor Utilization

Selected Achievements

. Managed six locations with more than 70 exempt and non-exempt

employees. Reorganized and established job responsibilities.

Implemented policies and procedures where none previously existed.

Defined and consistently exceeded attainable goals according to

management directives, achieving over $50K savings per year. - UPS

and Highway Technologies, Inc.

. Developed and managed budgets from $4M to more than $100 Million.

Cross functionally established, managed and monitored budgets and

strategic plans to achieve desired results. - UPS and Highway

Technologies, Inc.

. Reduced turnaround time of major decisions over 20% by standardizing

financial statements. Provided upper management less complex

instrument to interpret detailed data enabling increased productivity,

expert fiscal and policy development. Commended by upper management

for excellent services rendered. - UPS.

. Developed and implemented new operating procedures consolidating 6

individual locations into 4 but operating as 1 centralized unit.

Reorganized and established responsibilities for management, and

defined goals. Saved over $240K in first year and more than $100K per

year thereafter. - Highway Technologies, Inc.

. Executed financial and operational strategies through planning and

analysis. Initiated revenue growth and cost savings policy that grew

revenue by more than 15%. - Highway Technologies, Inc.

Professional Experience

Highway Technologies, Inc., Jupiter, FL

2006 - 2009

$235 Million privately held company providing highway safety services

and products throughout US.

Regional General Business & Finance Manager 2007 - 2009

Directed overall business with full P&L responsibility for SE Region,

coordinating efforts of 6 location managers. Managed human resources,

contract administration, payroll, sales, accounts payable/receivable,

and billing in multiple locations with more than 70 reports.

. Developed policies and procedures for the southeast region creating

consistency and consolidation of operations in budgeting, planning,

forecasting, finance, report analysis, and business strategies.

. Redesigned region's footprint to gain more competitive advantage,

market share, and increase profitability. Saved over $240K annually

by consolidating the number of locations from 6 to 4.

. Addressed areas of opportunity to reduce operating expenses and

developed plans to remove excess expenses in those areas.

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Professional Experience

Regional General Business & Finance Manager ... continued

. Prepared and analyzed all reports to ensure region was on target to

achieve goals. Made strategic decisions based on data to ensure

region maintained or improved performance.

. Established plans for growth of new and existing clients throughout

region and expansion throughout U.S. East Coast

Branch Manager 2006

- 2007

Directed all activities of the Ft. Lauderdale, FL branch, including P &

L, operations, and staff.

. Led team of 35 management and non management employees for largest

branch in region exceeding $4M in revenue.

. Successfully implemented a turn around strategy to increase annual

revenue and profit that resulted in a $1M increase in operating


. Implemented continuous improvement strategies for all of the

employees to ensure operation was sustained for growth.

UPS (United Parcel Service), Farmingdale, NY

1987 - 2006

Multi-Billion $ global freight shipping organization.

District Finance/Industrial Engineering Manager

Managed team of 10+ staff to initiate planning, budgeting, forecasting,

auditing, reporting, and analysis.

. Led team of managers to ensure department goals were achieved and

operations had the support needed to be successful.

. Employed proactive approach to improve operations through best

practices, re-engineering, new technologies, and improved internal


. Developed and implemented operations policies and procedures that

improved efficiency and effectiveness.

. Prepared the annual budget for each of the operations and

maintained results to that budget.

. Analyzed and evaluated areas of opportunity to improve operation

and worked cross functionally to support changes implemented.

Operations Manager 1987 - 1996

Directed operation activities by planning, organizing, and scheduling

resources to achieve required productivity levels.

. Provided training to management to improve operational

effectiveness and efficiency.

. Improved operational productivity from 80% to 95% as measured by

upper management through proper planning, scheduling and

coordinating job functions of employees.

. Rigorously insured all time commitments and deadlines were met

throughout operations.


MBA - University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

BS - Business and Management. SUNY Old Westbury, Old Westbury, NY

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