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Manager Sales

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
October 16, 2016

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Howard E. Knauf

**** ********* ****** *********, ** 28227

Phone & Fax: 704-***-**** Mobile: 704-***-****



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Boats N RVs

Salisbury, NC

Sold full line of RVs and Boats.

06/12 to 4/19/14

Campers Inn

Kings Mountain, NC

Sold full line of RVs.

08/09 to 11/11

Bill Plemmons RV World

Salisbury, NC

Sold full line of RVs and managed dealership in absence of the Manager.

6/08 to 08/09

RV Superstore

Mocksville, NC

Sold complete line of RVs.

11/07 to 06/08

Mountain Top RV & Marine

Monroe, NC

Sales Associate

RV & Boat Sales

Assist parts and service customers as needed.

7-07 to 11-07

Sharon Memorial Park

Charlotte, NC

Family Service Consultant

Sell cemetery Property

4-07 to 7-07

Outdoor RV & Marine World

Columbia, SC

RV & Boat Sales

10/06 to 4/07

Travelers RV Sales & service

General Manager

Assisted in Dealership Development

Did not open for lack of funds

5/06 to 10/06

Mountain Top RV & Marine

Monroe, NC

RV & Boat Sales

Laid off due to lack of business

11/04 to 5/06

RV Superstore

Mocksville, NC

Assistant to Sales Manager

RV Sales

Product Knowledge Trainer

2/02 to 11/04

Holiday Kamper and Boat

Concord and Statesville

RV sales Manager

9/00 to 2/02

Mountain Top RV and Marine

Monroe, NC

RV & boat sales and managed dealership in absence of manager

1/97 to 9/00

Carolina Country RV

Monroe, NC

RV sales and Service consultant

6/96 to 1/97

Palm RV Center

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

RV sales manager

4/95 to 6/96

Gator Leasing

Miami, Florida

Maintenance Director

Responsible for all maintenance, service repairs, accident repairs, parts and supplies.

Operated cost and accident investigations- developed safety training and award programs

for drivers- Miami location has 1,000+ vehicles and Pompano Beach 250. Developed and

maintained a strict program. Bought and sold vehicles as needed.

9/93 to 4/95

Air Terminating Inc.

Miami, Florida

Safety and Security Coordinator

Responsible for safety and security for Jet A tank farms and hydrant systems at Miami

International airport. Handled 90 million gallons of jet fuel per month. Wrote safety manual

pertaining to the above.

12/89 to 8/93

Waldrons Mechanical Contractors

Miami, Florida

Service Manager

Responsible for all repairs to company vehicles from pick-up trucks to construction

equipment. Monitored PM programs, and had a controlled operating cost, Approx. 70

vehicles. Oversaw a PM program and controlled costs for repairs for major airline ground

service equipment, Approx. 1200 pieces.

8/86 to 12/89

Aircraft Service International

Miami, Florida

Fleet Maintenance Manager- Complete responsibility of aircraft refueling fleet. Developed

safety program for shop employees and drivers. Reduced operating costs through a

complete PM program- Maintained all parts and supply costs. 60 trucks.

Repaired airline ground service and mobile catering trucks, 400 units.

8/79 to 8/96

Malone and Hyde- Wholesale Food Distributor

Miami, Florida

Superintendent of Fleet Maintenance, 260 vehicles

In charge of all repairs, parts purchases, PM program, and fuel purchases. Set up and

monitored repair facilities throughout Florida and Georgia. Road tested all drivers and

monitored safety program, also investigated all accidents.

7/69 to 8/79

Automotive Safety Inc.

Albany NY

Regional Sales Manager

Sold heavy duty truck parts in New York and New England. Taught wheel and rim safety,

air brakes, hydraulic brake systems and electric brakes. Parts and service development for

businesses with large and small fleets.

6/61 to 7/69

REA Express

Albany, NY

Traveled throughout New England and supervised all company maintenance managers and

outside repair facilities. Monitored repairs and PM program for a controlled and budgeted

cost. Assisted safety manager with a drive safety program. Opened and staffed new repair

facilities. Awarded contracts to fuel, tire, parts, and service suppliers. Assisted in the

purchasing of tractor trailers and cars as needed, also appraised vehicles for sale. Received

presidential citation for individual initiative.

Civic Affiliations


Advisor to chauffer training division, Dade county department of Education, Miami Lakes

Technical Institute Miami, FL.


Watervliet High School

Watervliet, NY

Many factory training seminars on maintenance repairs and parts. Also have taken safety

training classes and have written safety manuals and guide lines, trained in accident

investigation. Supervised driver training and safety programs.


References are available on request.

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