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General Manager Sales

British Columbia, Canada
December 03, 2017

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Professional Summary




*** ******** ****** ***** ***** Heights, Winnipeg, MB R3N 1E3 (H) 204-***-****

Accomplished and energetic Hotelier with a solid history of achievement in Hotels. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise include Hotel Operations, Food and Beverage and Business Development. Time Management Computers and Electronics

Service Orientation Administration and Management

Judgment and Decision Making Social Perceptiveness Management of Personnel


Complex Problem Solving

Education and Training

Negotiation Communications and Media

Sales and Marketing

General Manager 01/2011 to 08/2017

AP2 Development/ Holiday Inn Polo Park – Winnipeg, MB 151 Room Full Service Property

Rebranded Hotel from Howard Johnson to a Full service Holiday Inn with a Social Hub Concept.

Experienced in working with Brand and redevelopment of a hotel All new FF&E working with designer and Brand for compliance Working with Brand with initial room configuration, room type and rates and all discounts .

Experienced in working with Multiply departments from Brand to get hotel operational both operational and in sales and marketing.. Assess project feasibility by analyzing technology, resource needs, and market demand.

Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination. Select or design, and purchase furnishings, art works, and accessories. forecast and analyze sales budget for hotel growth opportunities A strong understanding of P&L statements and the ability to react with impactful strategies.

experienced at implementing a Smart E-Commerce strategy such as website's visibility, website sales focus and promotions both internally and working with Brand

Experienced Smart Price Strategy: staffing cost, room category, time and length of stay, maintenance cost and competitor pricing

experienced in working capital for staffing, marketing, and other operational expenses.

very experienced at all aspect of food and beverage: food and beverage cost, menu planning both banquets and restaurant.

General Manager/ Business Development 01/2011 to 11/2011 AP2 Developments/ Suburban Hotel/ Quality Inn – Thompson, MB Choice Hotel Property:

Working with Choice Brand on the Development of the 1st Suburban Hotel in Canada which was rebranded to a Quality Inn 2 years later due not enough Marketing for Suburban Hotels.

Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems.

Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems.

Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project, such as painting or plumbing.

Handling of all FF&E for the hotel.

Experienced in working with Brand on Room Layout and all Brand requirement such as Computer software, phone system, PTAC units, breakfast bar and all other requirements during monthly inspections before opening. General Manager 12/2007 to 12/2010

Explorer Hotel – Yellowknife, NT

181 Full Service Hotel with over 10,000 square feet of Conference High end dining room and Lounge

responsible for all aspects of operations at Hotel manage on-going profitability of the hotel, ensuring revenue and guest satisfaction targets are met and exceeded.

Responsible for a high volume Food and Beverage department with sales exceeding over $2,000,000 per year.

ensure full compliance to Hotel operating controls, policies, procedure and service standards.


General Manager 02/2006 to 10/2007

Wingate Hotel – Edmonton, AB

General Manager 03/2005 to 02/2006

Holiday Inn Express – Regina, SK

General Manager 01/1999 to 06/2004

Quality Inn – Winnipeg, MB

Diploma: Hotel Admistration Sep 1993

Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Campus, Idylwyld Dr - Saskatoon, SK BBA: Business

University of Saskatchewan - Saskatoon, SK

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