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Core Program Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
April 23, 2018

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Bradford Bardsley

Charlotte, North Carolina 817-***-****

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Rush Enterprises - Charlotte, NC 2016 - Present

Core Program Manager

Tapped by current national service manager to ensure Rush Charlotte’s Core Program inauguration was developed into the standard by which all other Rush locations model

Successfully implemented the Core Program and processes that resulted in generating more than $10k in inventory reallocation/reinvestment DAILY, contrasted with prior practice of permitting an average of $250k in inventory lie dormant each month, resulting in a loss of daily revenue, interest earned, and limited facility real estate

Initiated a massive procedural change in how inventory was handled within the facility resulting in an estimated 27% increase in productivity

Created exclusive new processes and mastered the necessary logistics required to maintain a successful Core Program

Expert in SAP, responsible for ensuring the successful training and use of SAP within the Shipping/Receiving/Distribution departments

Developed and wrote guiding policy to ensure program’s continued success when bringing on new talent

Helped guide the leadership team at Rush Charlotte to become the hub and driving force behind Southeast region’s success through effectively communicating and executing ideas for improvement

MPPM – Rock Hill, SC 2008 - 2015

International Account Executive

Gained and maintained long term, profitable relationships with manufacturing customers in Central and South America. Knowledge of language and culture, as well as time spent developing personal relationships within each country was imperative to foster successful partnerships.

Discovered and investigated trusted vendor’s mismanagement and unethical practices. Severed the relationship and immediately found a replacement vendor with higher quality products 20% cheaper. Saved the company +$8 million in eliminating overcharges, ensuring a seamless transition, and cheaper sourcing.

Developed new contracts with over 40 businesses resulting in a 35% increase in revenue in one year from Central and South America.

Coordinated and guided efforts of Sales, Scheduling, Logistics, Marketing, Warehouse, Quality Assurance, and Procurement staff to guarantee customer expectations and deliveries were met.

Negotiated and won precedent-setting annual supply contracts ($1.2M) with Hormigonera Quito, ($1.7M) with Hormigones Hércules Hohesa, S.A., and ($1.1M) with Ready Mix, S.A. Santiago, Chilé.

Control transportation and logistics to include negotiations, contracts, cross-dock implementations, and fleet scheduling.

Kastway Tactical – Fort Worth, TX 2005 - 2014

Account Manager, Military and Law Enforcement

Increased sales by 13% through intentional relationship building with new and existing customers and vendors.

Negotiated pricing and existing purchase agreements to increase inventory at no additional cost to Kastway, resulting in increase in overall margin.

Discovered and created value-added opportunities within existing customer base by offering additional revenue generating services, to include a successful Preferred Customer “1-Stop Shop” experience.

Developed company-wide program designed to assist and train team in product innovation/development, resulting in propelling Kastway’s competitive advantage.

Mansfield Law Enforcement Center – Fort Worth, TX 1999 - 2003


Drastically reduced use of force complaints by 55% within first 6 months due to effective and sweeping changes in leadership and communicated expectations.

Redesigned and streamlined arraignment process in court proceedings.

Implemented new booking process to expand officer safety.

Put in place the “Top 10 Employee Review System” to ensure all officers received valid and thorough yearly evaluations.

Established system to transport federal inmates with local inmates, significantly reducing tax payer burden in costs associated with law enforcement and public safety.


Sam Houston State University – Hunstville, TX

B.S. Criminal Justice – Cum Laude


Fluent in Spanish, R3 Architecture with SAP, Reynolds and Reynolds, Bell and Howell, Fishbowl, Hazmat Certified, TSA Known Verified Shipper, Census Bureau Certified, Management, Marketing, Leadership, Training, Team Building, Microsoft Office, Certified EMT.

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