United States Army Veteran with an exceptional background in retail, finance, and logistics seeking a role where my skill set can be used to effectively leverage the company.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
MASTER’S CERTIFICATE IN BUSINESS ADMNISTRATION
DeVry University- Tinley Park, IL 2011
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - FINANCE
Florida Atlantic University- Boca Raton, FL 2008
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Prepared quarterly and monthly profit and loss statements
Manager for 9 departments that generated over $28 million in combined annual sales revenue
Performed financial budgeting, forecasting, and modeling for seasonal projects resulting in 30% sales increase
Ensured that loss prevention policies, systems, and procedures were implemented in all departments and that any discrepancies in stock inventory were investigated to minimize the risk of loss
Excellent problem solving skills, able to analyze and assess complex financial information, identify opportunities for improvements, and resolve critical issues.
Conducted weekly conference calls-monthly Manager's meeting; discussed sales/marketing strategies, and performance reviews for each department.
Interviewed, hired, coached, and trained candidates and employees
JEWEL- OSCO October 2010-Present
ASSISTANT STORE DIRECTOR Chicago, IL
Implemented merchandising policy in accordance with company standards
Maximized sales by 12% through strategic sales message execution in areas of customer service, profitability, training, and merchandising
Assists with sales projections and store operating budgets; responsible for employee schedules, controlling labor and other overhead costs.
Directed operations for multiple departments grossing over 28 million dollars annually
Monitored daily sales and customer service performance.
Designed more attractive merchandise presentation strategies and special marketing campaigns, resulting in increased store traffic and profits
Developed sales focus, targeting relationship building increase customer retention by 10%
Plan, organize, direct, and control all store activities and operations plus make effective and objective decisions regarding operational choices in work procedures, inventory allocations, ordering, scheduling
Maintain inventory, determine sales and advertising strategies, provide excellent customer service, execute merchandising programs, and ensure safety and security standards are upheld
Analyzed daily production reports for sales, markdowns-mark ups, lost and stolen items, and payroll
Ensure desired company results in areas of customer service, profitability, training, and merchandising
HOME DEPOT May 2006-October 2010
SALES ASSOCIATE Frankfort, IL
Instruct warehouse personnel in loading, unloading, bracing, segregation, palletizing, and selection of stock and storage areas.
Provide inventory management and logistics status to ensure products are available for customers and to reduce shrink.
Assist in development and preparation of operations information including plans, maps, sketches, data analysis, overlays, and other data related to supply organization.
UNITED STATES ARMY September 2000-September 2004
LOGISTICS SUPPLY SPECIALIST Fort Campbell, KY
Assisted in analyzing statistical data and reports to determine trends, conformance to standards and directives, and efficiency of operations
Helped plan activities of Army units and organizations engaged in acquisition, receipt, storage, preservation, and issue of weapons, office supplies, vehicles, and other supplies.
Performed research and determined sources of supply, stock/part numbers, costs, and reimbursable status of material.
Prepared requisition documents, maintained document register, assigned document numbers, and recorded status and demand for materials.
Maintained stock control levels in storage facilities and performed packing, shipping, receiving, handling, and transportation.
Prepared supply and purchase transaction reports and conducted monthly reconciliation of document register.
Advanced Army Supply Training, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY, 2004
Standard Army Supply Training, US Army, Fort Campbell, KY, 2003
Automated Logistics Training, Fort Lee, VA, 2001
Honorable Discharge September 13, 2004