Don'll A. McBride Keizer, Oregon *****
SUMMARY AND PROFILE
Seasoned, ambitious executive with 30-year record of achievement developing and directing strategic initiatives in ever- changing, dynamic environments. Wide-ranging U.S. Marines and Oregon Army National Guard service and education. Intuitive leader that excels in aligning core business, revenue and growth goals to enhance operations. Solid history of success in customer relations, articulate communication skills and excels in team building . PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
American Restoration & Construction – Fire & Water Damage Restoration Company - Salem, OR General Manager – September 2018 – Current
Have increased per job profitability by 20%; was 18%, now 38%. Synchronized Sales & Production Departments. Increased sales over 2018 by 30%.
FiberMount, Inc – Fiber Cement blocks & accessories for residential & commercial applications – Salem, OR General Manager & Director of Operations- Jan 2018 – August 2018 Developed and implement necessary structures and processes in startup that brought the organization into compliance with labor and safety regulations, instituted a GAAP accounting system, deployed a holistic ERP system, instilled benchmarks for marketing and sales that set in motion a trajectory to profitability. Samurai Grower Supply – Garden Supply Store – Albany & Corvallis, OR General Manager – Jan 2015 – Dec 2017
20% increase in sales and 40% increase in profitability over 3-years. Managed both retail locations with a staff of 12. Responsible for all aspects of managing a retail operation; hiring/firing, training, scheduling, promoting, discipline of employees, inventory management, payroll, vendor negotiations, accounts payable/receivable and most importantly our customer’s 100% satisfaction.
Santiam Organics, LLC – Producer of bio-based plant products for the home gardener – Albany, OR VP of Sales & Marketing – Jul 2013 – Dec 2014
Consulted with start up; Increased sales from $20K in 2013 to over $500k in 2014. Interviewed & Hired remotes sales reps across U.S. Established retail accounts averaging $3500 in initial order sales with repeat sales of $4500 per order on a quarterly basis.
Branders.com – The Worlds Largest Online Seller of Promotional Products Director of Manufacturing – Jan 2011 – Jul 2012 – Tijuana, Mexico Grew company from 12 employees, to recruiting a General Manager, Production Manager, Operations Manager, and 35 employees, making this subsidiary the fastest growing division in the company. Director of Sales – Sep 2007 – Dec 2010 – Manila, Philippines Achieved 100% of sales goals each year while collaborating in the operational development of a Manila based U.S. sales division consisting of 10 managers, a sales team of 120, with many operating from corporate headquarters in California. Willamette Business Forms – Business Forms Distributorship – Salem, OR President – 1995 – 2005
Increased sales by 50% and profitability by 30% over 10 year period. Sold company at significant profit in 2005. EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
U.S. Army War College–Carlisle Barracks, PA 2007 Western Oregon University – Monmouth, OR 1985 Masters of Science - Strategic Studies Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies Military Background
Oregon Army National Guard (1991 - 2010) – Colonel with specialty in Field Artillery Military Advisor - Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan 2006 - 2007) Security Forces Commander, Operation Southern Watch (Saudi Arabia 1999 - 2000) United States Marine Corps (1981 - 1991)
Enlisted in 1981 then Commissioned 2ndLT in 1985
Deployed to Okinawa, Japan and South Korea in 1988 - 1989