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Manager Sales

Barberton, Ohio, United States
December 27, 2015

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Mark W. Holaday

*** ********* ****** 330-***-**** Cell

Akron, Ohio 44320

Proven Experience in Employee/Project Management, Inventory Control, Training, and Human Resources PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

A/P Management

A/R Management

Benefits Analysis

Business and Strategic Planning

Conflict Resolution

Employee Training

General Manager

HR Generalist Duties

Inventory Management

Operations Management

Payroll Processing

Production Analysis

Production Management

Process Improvement



Reville Wholesale, Inc., Northfield, OH – Inventory Control, Sales, and Special Projects Manager

Collated and transferred product between six automotive parts warehouse locations in two states

Inventoried, located, and placed new and existing product lines in multiple warehouse locations

Designed and implemented special projects as required in all locations

Designated trainer for new and existing employees

Selected as manager for new Akron main warehouse hub 2007-2012

Summit Eyecare Network, Akron, OH - Marketing Agent and Vendor Relations Manager

Communicated to 185 Ohio-based private practice optometry offices

Trained staff in each member location

Published annual newsletter

Developed and coordinated regional meetings and the annual statewide CE event for the network doctors

Increased annual vendor rebates by 175% after first full year

Increased membership in network annually

Extensive experience with Microsoft Publisher and Constant Contact 2005-2007

Reville Wholesale, Inc., Northfield, OH – Warehouse and Deliveries / Management Trainee Program

Hired as part-time delivery transfer driver from main warehouse hub; in three weeks, elevated to full time

Promoted to emergency driver for all routes out of hub and Cleveland satellite locations

Certified as primary lift truck operator in hub

Promoted to warehouse transfer deliveries between Northfield/Columbus and Youngstown/Pittsburgh

Selected for and completed training as inside sales operative

Promoted to acting manager for vacations and sick days at hub and satellite warehouses

Promoted to inventory receiving co-manager


Crossmark / General Mills Dedicated Team, Plano, TX - Advance Placement Agent

Negotiated with store and department managers at Giant Eagle, Acme, Wal-Mart and Menards stores in Northeast and Northwest Ohio for shelf location and store featured sales status for General Mills grocery and refrigerated food items

Maintained inventory on shelves / coolers at assigned stores

Apprised store managers and employees of upcoming General Mills promotions and sales 2002-2003

Central Optical Supply, Youngstown, OH - General Manager

Hired to correct failings in production quotas, efficiencies, and performance

Direct manager to 56 hourly and 16 salaried employees

Enhanced production scheduling and quality control within six months

Created and implemented employee, equipment, and process training regimen to improve efficiency

Designed and managed physical move of plant to new location, enabling opportunity for expanded production

Managed and directed inventory control

Improved company morale and reduced absenteeism

Oversaw growth of daily production in new facility of 187% in first year, resulting in $3.5M in new sales Extensive experience as ad hoc HR Generalist


Partners Optical Supply, Barberton, OH - General Manager

Created the business plan for initial financing of new company

Acted as General and Lab Manager for absentee owner

Created design of workflow for new CNC equipment

Created training manuals for employee and new process instruction

Reduced spoilage and increased profitability

Managed and directed inventory control

Maintained 83% of previous sales level while reducing employee staff by 64% Extensive experience as ad hoc HR Generalist

1975-1997 Summit Optical Company, Barberton, OH

President and Owner 1988-1997

Purchased the company in 1988 as sole owner

Performed as General Manager and assumed A/R – A/P responsibilities

Improved inventory control through new policies, improving efficiency and reducing overall costs

Reduced spoilage and increased production

Became proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and QuickBooks

Introduced new production line and equipment

Extensive experience as ad hoc HR Generalist

Vice President 1980-1987

Transitioned to inventory management and purchasing agent functions

Designed and directed relocation of physical plant to second Barberton location

Managed three lab department managers and performed as sales manager

Created company handbook and new training manuals and procedures

Primary customer service representative for issues

Performed and audited quality control functions and measures

Back up for computer entry and Rx origination

Directed increase in company annual sales of 166% to $1.1M Extensive experience as ad hoc HR Generalist


Lab Manager 1977-1980

Managed four departments with 12 to 20 employees total

Designed and directed relocation of physical plant to first Barberton location

Implemented new training and cross training procedures, enhancing employee morale and improving efficiency

Participated in growth of company of 150% in annual sales Responsibilities: Human Resources, Scheduling, Quality Control and Employee Training Graduated - Coventry High School, Akron, OH - College Prep and Honors Attended - University of Akron, Akron, OH - Business Administration, Accounting, and Industrial Psychology

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