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General Manager, Director of Operations

Edgewood, WA, 98372
June 21, 2019

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Operations Executive with diversified experience in Operations, full P&L responsibilities, business development, and profitability in all aspects of Supply Chain, Technical, Distribution, and Customer Service within manufacturing environment. Demonstrated leadership in change management, continuous improvement, and profitability for increased shareholder value. Ability to develop and train cross functional teams and build solid internal/external customer relations. Additional expertise: multi-site and multi- discipline management, TQM, budgeting, capital planning, procurement, Systems Implementation, Lean Manufacturing Principles, distribution, and health/safety.

Relevant Accomplishments:

While employed as the Director of Operations for Keurig Green Mountain, the Sumner Facility led the company in safety, quality, and productivity.

As the Vice President / General Manager of Tully's, improved efficiency and reduced cost to prepare the company for sale.

As the President of SoCal Bakeries, consolidated 2 manufacturing facilities into 1 as well as strengthened co-packer relations with customers.

As the Vice President of Operations for United States Bakery, effectively oversaw the complete design and construction of a 45,000 square feet green field plant that remains a premier bun manufacturing plant for the McDonald’s system, producing $10M in sales annually.

As the General Manager for Gai’s Bakery, achieved one year without lost time injury for 500 employees, last place to first in safety among peers. This resulted in a saving of $500K / year in workers compensation costs for a leading regional baker through focus on safety as paramount issue and providing incentives to raise awareness in this hazardous industrial environment.

As the General Manager, held total P&L and operations responsibility for two manufacturing facilities Gai’s Bakery producing over $150M annual revenues with a budget of $35M.

Turned around the largest Seattle bakery operation, which was acquired by the United States Bakery, with $3.3M In new profits. Assumed control of this acquisition that doubled size of company revenues and became General Manager of three manufacturing plants with 1300 employees and combined sales of $150M.

As the Vice President of Operations for United States Bakery, effectively developed a long shelf life formula for bread without compromising nutritional content. Led to a $1.2M government contract for the Desert Storm war in the Persian Gulf.

Saved $500k annually with installation of automated systems and efficiency programs for a small manufacturing plant.

Saved $2,500 weekly on ingredient costs with simplified ingredient list.

As the Vice President of Operations for United States Bakery, effectively saved millions through closing and consolidating plants operating less than full capacity, grouping high speed and high volume products to optimize efficiency.

As the General Manager for Franz Bakers, saved $1M per year through strategic cuts to operating costs.

As General Manager for Franz Bakery, oversaw $60M in revenues and a $35M budget with full P&L responsibility.

Specialized experience within the following:

P&L Administration Marketing Worker Safety

Purchasing Manufacturing Distribution Labor Relations

Food Safety Human Resources Engineering Change Management

Teambuilding Customer Relationships


Shining Ocean INC.

Director of Operations

April 2015-October 2018

Responsible for overseeing Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Planning and Distribution and Purchasing.

Pasquier Panel Products Inc.

Operations Manager Sumner, WA Position: Operations Manager

August 2014- April 2015

Coordinated sales order fulfillment and manufacturing planning and scheduling

Keurig Green Mountain (Previous Tully's), Sumner WA

Director of Operations

2009 - 2014

Held responsibility for overseeing the following Departments: Manufacturing; Engineering; Quality; Human Resources; Distribution; IT; Planning; Purchasing; Safety.

Tully's Coffee, Seattle, WA

Vice President / General Manager

2008 - 2009

Proactively oversaw all manufacturing, supply chain, and distribution operations.

Earlier Experience:

President / CEO, SoCal Bakeries (Santa Ana, CA)

Vice President of Operations, Gold Medal Bakery Inc. (Fall River, MA)

Vice President of Operations, United States Bakery (Seattle, WA / Portland, OR)

Plant Manager, Freihofer Baking Company (Albany, NY)

Volunteer Work:

Puyallup Sumner Chamber of Commerce, Chairman

Northwest Pilot Project, Past Board Member

EDB of Pierce County, Board Member

Oregon Food Bank, Past Chairman

Rotary Club, Member


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

M.S. in Management

Kansas State University

B.S. in Bakery Science and Management

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Executive Development Program

Oregon Leadership Institute

Oregon Leadership Program; Grid Management Program; Team Building

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