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Manager Sales

Bradenton, Florida, United States
August 23, 2018

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Nicholas Stephen Cvetan

**** ***** *** #***, *** Bradenton, FL 34202


Professional Profile

Senior entrepreneurial executive with more than 14 years of experience in managing a food manufacturing facility, with strong international exposure, site development skills and experience in managing multi-site operations.

Results-oriented achiever with excellent track record for identifying opportunities for accelerated growth.

Fluent in French, Spanish and English, and conversational in Italian and Portuguese.

Employment Experience

General Manager (GM) Tomato Thyme, Florida -January 2018 to Present

General Manager/ New Project Manager.

Director and coordinator for Tomato Packing Factory.

Manage staff of 100 personnel.

Responsible for the P&L and new Expansion project.

Working with sub-contractors and CEO for future expansion.

Coordinate all daily operations Including HACCP programs.

Interviewing, hiring personnel and developing training programs.

Review quality assurance/quality improvement programs.

Managing Director / New Project Director, East Balt Industrial Bakery, France - 1992-2006

Director and coordinator for new bakery project implementations in accordance with McDonald's and the CEO's strategy planning in Chicago-USA.

Key Results:

Contract negotiation with local foreign suppliers (ingredients/logistics), staff training and follow of operations established standard procedures for sites and quality assurance.

Project Supervision of 5 countries; France (Fleury-Merogis), Morocco (Casablanca), Turkey (Istanbul), Italy (Modena), and Ukraine (Dnepropetrovsk).

Managed 160 employees, including plant manager, accounting, supervisors, maintenance, production crews

+ $50M bakery infrastructure projects, from 1 Million to 2 Million daily bread production rate after 6 months.

Reduced waste production chain from 35% to 3%.

Quality Control, Trans World Engineering - 2014-2017

Test Driver of preproduction exotic and high performance cars.

Small Business Entrepreneur, Dream-Tech Vision LLC, 2012-Present

Small startup importing Chinese goods for online retail

Small Business Entrepreneur, Branchee –Sarasota, FL 2006-2010

Co-founder and Manager of an interior design store to provide residential and commercial properties with original and unique work styles.

Key Results:

Start-up launch after a potential market detection of outstanding quality needs in decoration.

Business management, from labor hiring and negotiating sub-contracts to developing sales strategy.

Increased profits by 50% in 11 months/ Sales $50k

Due to downturn crisis; decided to cease activity.

Account Manager, WANNER ISOFI - Paris - 1989 to 1992

Responsible for developing and managing relationships with big firms, mainly in the food industry; requiring top-quality cooling systems and maintenance.

Key Results:

Exceeded sales quota by doubling customer portfolio by +500 accounts.

Managed Project contracts for +$100k / Sales +$12M

Monitored & Supervised technical operations to fit customer's expectations in daily routine.

Sold several massive cold storage facilities on-time and on-budget, client satisfaction leading to recruitment by East Balt Bakeries afterwards.


Graduated: Bachelors in Industrial Engineering from the University of Bordeaux, France

Certifications: AIB HACCP Workshop, Food safety, Zinger Miller trainer, BOC McDonald's,

Management Tools- CEGOS –France

Languages: Fluent in French, Spanish, English and conversational in Portuguese and Italian.

Citizenship: Dual Citizenship USA - FR

Summary of Qualifications:

General Management of a food manufacturing facility; Food & Beverage Control; Employee Supervision; Safe Food Practices; Workplace Safety/Security; Healthcare Food Services; Site Development; Quality Control; Quality Assurance.


Frank Kuchuris – CEO and Owner of East Balt Bakeries

John Borowski – VP of Bakery and Corporate Services of Mile Hi Bakery

More excellent references available on request.

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