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Sales and Management Professional

Neptune Beach, Florida, United States
75000 to 100000
January 24, 2017

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Goal-oriented and energetic manager, with a talent for motivating employees with proper goal-setting objectives, enthusiasm and encouragement. Extensive educational and professional background in marketing, sales, management, fund raising, teaching/training, and martial arts!


Johnson & Johnson/Boston Scientific/Guidant 1981 - 2001

Sales Sales Trainer

•I worked my way up to sales trainer and sales management.

•I was promoted back to Jacksonville, Florida in 1985 as a Regional Manager covering 7 states.

•In 1989 I went to work with Scimed who is now under the Boston Scientific Umbrella.

•I was a sales representative who came in a gained huge market shares with the early balloon catheters for coronary angioplasty.

•In the 1994 through 1996 I worked with a couple of venture capital start-up companies that

eventually sold to larger companies.

•I had stock options in each case and did quite well.

•In 1996 I went to work with another start-up that was the first company to introduce the first automatic external defibrillator.

•They eventually sold out as well.

•In 1997, I was rehired with Scimed-Boston Scientific and worked the Atlanta market until 1999, until a job in Jacksonville (my hometown) opened with Guidant, and I was able to get back home to my family.

•I retired from medical device industry in 2001.

•That is when I began Jacksonville Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in early 2002.

Jacksonville Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Inc, Neptune Beach, Florida 2002 - Present

•Owner and Operator of the first and one of the largest BJJ facilities in North Florida. Responsible for all facets in running a business with over 150 students. Recruiting, teaching, hiring, payroll,etc. A hobby that became a job, where I could use my education and entire skill set to make a very profitable business.

•Affiliated with the Legend Rigan Machado

•Have trained with the greatest in the world: Royce Gracie, Rickson Gracie, Rigan Machado, Rorion Gracie, and dozens of others

•Trained in Brazil on two occasions for weeks at a time

•Founder and trademark held for Kid-Jitsu®


Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Florida 1987 - 1990

MBA - Sales and Management

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 1976 - 1980

Bachelor of Science - Marketing

•Emphasis in sales and management Attained MBA while working full time with J&J FSU Rugby Team Sigma Alpha Epsilon


`Awarded Key to the City of Neptune Beach Former City Councilman, Neptune Beach Florida

Fletcher High School Football Hall of Fame

Created the Fletcher High School 12th Man Club (501c3 non-profit to assist Fletcher High School Athletics

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt, 2nd Degree

U.S. Army Combatives, 3rd Degree Black Belt (Team USA)

Ran 3 Marathons (all slow!)

Created F-3 Foundation, (501c3 non-profit that assists battered women, troubled kids, and military veterans)

Ordained Minister for the F-3 Foundation

Family man, married to Gail with 3 kids ages 26, 24 and 9

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