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Manager Project

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
November 12, 2018

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Chad Harris

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Professional Summary

Experienced business professional with proven success in managing projects and cross-functional teams by combining leadership, practical knowledge and experience to meet deadlines, within budget, with exceptional results. Ø Experience managing projects and teams in multiple departments of business operations with effective leadership

Ø Detail oriented and organized to provide exceptional operational support while fulfilling various roles and managing multiple projects simultaneously Ø Strong business acumen with effective strategy execution and successfully managing business relationships

Ø Experience presenting analytical reports with excellent written and verbal communication Professional Experience

The Kingston Group Nashville, TN 2016 – Current


Establish the scope of work for projects and estimate all costs. Prepare the project proposals and contracts. Work with clients, sales team, and production team to understand and meet client’s expectations. Provide operational management of all projects and teams within division to perform scope of work within budget and deadline.

• Performed lump sum job estimation where an average of 90% of estimated projects closed at or under budget

• Standardized requirements and scope documentation for new jobs for hand-off to project manager

• Performed quality control of projects and project managers through weekly production meetings, weekly job visits and reviews

• Managed and improved warranty process with project managers, warranty department, and clients. Implemented a strategic partnership between divisions to improve efficiencies

• Created job requirements, created internal estimate, sent to contractors, collected bids, evaluated internal estimate vs bids and awarded bids

• Performed mid-job and end of job financial audits

• Involved in quarterly and annual planning of company and division goals and priorities

• Approved any/all sub-contractor agreements, budget overages, and fund reallocation

• Performed hiring and firing of subcontractors

• Reported financials, job summaries, and project manager reviews to upper management

• Continuously revise systems and processes to improve efficiency and an increased focus on User Experience

WNL Wall Decals Nashville, TN 2009 – 2015


Provided comprehensive business development leadership, operations management, and strategic planning for online retailer and wholesaler of consumer goods

• Led a team of 12 to successfully meet project deadlines in multiple operational departments contributing to an overall company growth rate of 40% and a profit margin of 32%

• Diversified and increased revenue by spearheading the transition from B2C only to include a highly successful B2B division and by developing 12+ key partnerships

• Streamlined daily production operations and logistics which lowered costs and raised profits and restructured multi-departmental communication process to improve efficiency

• Evaluated target markets, demographic data, and pricing strategies to develop a high impact product mix with a focused and cohesive brand message

• Managed and collaborated with technical experts in the SEO/SEM field to drastically improve ROI with advertising campaigns resulting in averages of 350% ROI

• Implemented and managed internal user networks, operational and logistical networks, and end-user access portals

Second Mile Corporation Nashville, TN 2007 – 2009 Associate Editor

Provided operational support for a national award-winning television show & non-profit organization fulfilling multiple roles to successfully meet strict deadlines

• Secured sponsors, managed network/media relations and worked with media buyers

• Streamlined daily operations and improved organization to improve production efficiency and quality control

• Managed projects in production, marketing, website design, closed-captioning, quality control, and mastering departments

Collingsworth Bright & Co. Nashville, TN 2004 – 2007 Financial Analyst & Business Manager

Provided operational support for an accounting and business management firm, managing multiple projects in multiple departments simultaneously

• Managed client’s budgets, OpEx, CapEx, and financials

• Accurately analyzed financial reports and tracked processes using ProSeries and DacEasy software platforms to maintain fiscal responsibility, reduce tax costs, and optimize capital allocation strategies

• Consolidated, verified, and organized records for multiple nationwide clients while ensuring the accuracy and integrity of all financial data


Bachelor of Business Administration 2006

Belmont University, Nashville, TN

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