Seale, Alabama 36875 334-***-**** Cell
Senior Project Manager with years experience in management, interior construction/leasehold improvements, new store setup, and sales seeks a challenging position in Project Management / Coordination, Retail Management or in related fields. Location: Columbus, GA. / Phenix City, AL. / Opelika, AL. and Auburn, AL. within a 50 mile radius
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Retail Store Manager/ Production Manager 3/2010-Present
GOODWILL OF SOUTHERN RIVERS, Opelika, AL
As head of the management team my focus is in customer service, sales and training. Also all the daily store operations
in a retail thrift store with sales growing yearly. Managing a team of 20 plus sales clerks, processers, sorters, stockers,
cashiers and truck drivers who make a powerful team in a 9 store chain.
Regional Construction/Project Manager 6-199*-**-****
MOVIE GALLERY HOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT, Dothan, AL
Began with the company in 1991 when there were only 56 stores and participated in its growth to 2500 stores, then to 4700 stores (company recognized as a Fortune 500 company), and now with 3700 stores as the business responds to the industry changes and the economy.
Project Manager, Southeast Region 1994-2009
Manage ongoing new store growth, renovations, build-outs from ground-up and relocations in the Southeast Region that covered seven states until recently and then went to four states (Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, and Tennessee).
Opened/relocated several projects per year ranging from $100K to $1 Million
Determine potential locations and property to develop prior to the company starting real estate / development department then worked with a team.
Helped with negotiating terms of leasehold improvements from first greeting to contractual closing. Successful in negotiating construction contracts, planning, tracking projects and controlling costs.
Selected teams to make the leasehold improvements, to set up the inventory, and to launch the Grand Openings.
Participated in planning, development and budgeting for all regional projects.
Interviewed, selected, trained, supervised, and evaluated over a 100 employees.
Prior positions included:
District Manager, Phenix City, Alabama 1992-1994
Store Manager, Phenix City, Alabama 1991-1992
CHILDREN’S PALACE, Mobile, AL. Store Manager 1986-1991
Supervised operations and four managers with +100-employees for this 9 million a year specialty toy store .
HOWARD’S DISCOUNT, Phenix City, AL. Store Manager 1981-1986
Managed operations with 3 managers and a staff of 40 employees for this 6 million a year retail discount store.
BBA - Business Administration with a Major in Management
Customer service, Sales, Merchandising, Operations, Budgeting, Inventory control, Profit and loss, Loss prevention
Proficiency in Microsoft office, Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, E-mail, Internet