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Manager Store

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
August 10, 2018

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Shawn Bartlett

**** *********** ***** ************, **. 46227 ~ 765-***-**** ~

Career Profile

Key Contributor and Effective Leader with several years of experience in supporting operations in fast-paced and high-stress environments. Experienced in handling high-level projects, implementing comprehensive strategies, and leading cross-functional teams. A significant ability to leverage skills in project management in order to introduce new tools for cost/time savings and efficiency improvements. Excel in creating strong relationships with co-workers, management, and clients.

Key Competencies

Retail Store Management

Strategy Development

Project Management

Internal Communication

Cost Reduction

Program Management

Inventory Management


P&L Management

Complex Problem Solving

Process Improvement

Loss/Shrink Prevention

Professional Synopsis


May 2018- Current

Territory Manager

I am currently responsible for the entire operations for 11 stores in Indiana. I have improved sales results and store standards in my short tenure with Mobilelink by leveraging daily training opportunities, improving sales presentations by associates and by leading by example for my teams.

Cash america

August 2017-May 2018

Store manager

Out of training, I was assigned to a store and I made needed changes that improved sales results and the overall profitably of the store. I was also able to improve store standards in merchandising and gross margin by coaching my associates daily and setting goals for associates.

Simply Self storage

May 2016 – July 2017

District Manager

I supervised 11 properties in the Indiana and Illinois market. Prior to that assignment, I supervised 12 properties, from Columbus, Ohio to Danville, IL. During the time that I supervised the 12 properties, I improved property standards, occupancy better than the Region trend, and net rent vs budget. I finished 2016 #1 in the Region in net rent vs budget and was #3 in improved occupancy vs. last year.

Rural king

Jan 2016 – May 2016

Co Manager- Indiana

Learned all aspects of store operations and processes, while improving results in 2 departments.

Dollar General 2009-2015

District Manager-Nevada (2013-2015)

Directly managed a variety of operational functions within a fast-paced retail environment with a focus on increasing efficiency and productivity

Oversaw 15 stores throughout Nevada which were struggling with being under-staffed, under-trained, and under-developed and successfully implemented effective strategies aimed at increasing revenue

Utilized exceptional communication skills to maintain strong relationships with customers and co-workers, developed unique sales strategies, and reduced loss within each store

District Manager-Indiana (2010-2013)

Facilitated all daily operations for 15 stores within the district which had a total volume of over $24 million annually and was ranked 71 out of 654 districts

Successfully improved shrink within the district by 130 bps within 2 years, improved turnover each year through increasing efficiency, and diffused difficult customer situations

Provided staff members with individualized coaching and training, assisted with career development, and improved morale throughout all stores

Store Manager (2009-2010)

Played an integral role in all logistics and operations related to the opening of a new store within the district which required managing vendors and overseeing deadlines

Assisted the District Manager with training and development of several management teams, led a remerchandising team, and monitored shrink levels

Managed staff members which included setting schedules, providing coaching, and implementing individualized goals

Sears 2008-2009

Store Manager

Successfully managed all daily operations of a retail store location which accounted for over $8 million in annual revenue and staffed over 80 employees

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Professional Synopsis Continued:

Designed and implemented strategies focused on increasing revenue and community awareness, reviewed financial reports (P&L), and monitored store goal progress

Developed cost reduction plans, trained staff members which included bi-weekly training meetings, and handled escalated customer situations

Achievements Include:

oSuccessfully reduced expenses by over $80 thousand through the effective analysis of P&L data along with achieving a cost-savings of over $170 thousand

oMentored a high-performing cross functional team which resulted in the promotion of 3 Assistant Managers

Value City Furniture 2005-2008

Store Manager

Managed store operations for a large retailer which had over $9 million in volume annually and required overseeing staff members, processing payroll, ad monitoring budgets

Monitored inventory to ensure accuracy, successfully decreased shrink levels, and performing in-depth forecasting in order to identify market trends

Achieved increased sales and profitability through effective staffing and training in addition to increasing security within the store through the implementation of digital security cameras

Additional Professional Experience

Manager/Director, Best-Buy/Circuit-City

Store Manager, CVS Pharmacy


Some College Coursework

Ball State University, Muncie, IN

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