Sandy, Utah 84092
Highly accomplished operations manager with over 15 years of experience using proven skills of managing, communicating, developing, and presenting to increase bottom line in a team oriented organization. Unique blend of hands-on technical experience and executive management skill used to develop strategic business and product plans.
Progressive responsibility and expertise in:
MANAGING PLANNING COMMUNICATION
PRESENTING WRITING DEVELOPING
MARKETING MOTIVATED COORDINATING
PRESENTED new products monthly to management and associates. Studied and prepared materials to be presented; scheduled meeting, presented material; facilitated discussion in resulting in increased product knowledge and improved sales 15%.
CREATED sales program to attract new clients. Presented and marketed which achieved the highest contribution increase over goal in the west region.
DEVELOPED successfully “Show Me the Sales!” training program to produce effective sales personnel which increased sales 25% over previous year.
RECRUITED professional tenant, management, Optometrists and staff for businesses, which developed into successful operation, and low turnaround.
2003- present District Manager National Vision Incorporated
Responsible for 13 locations, audits, sales budgets, management, OD staffing, payroll, P&L.
Extensive travel, personnel training, yearly performance appraisals and general operations. Opened 2 new locations in 2008. Conduct quarterly management training meetings to ensure top sales associates. Promote weekly and monthly “Big Kahuna” sales. Responsible for 20 doctors of optometry and 130 associates. Conduct quarterly doctor meeting’s to ensure they are partnered with the management team.
1999 – 2003 Regional Manager Costco Wholesale
Responsible for 45 locations, audits, sales budgets, staffing, payroll, P&L, merchandising.
Extensive travel, personnel training, opening of new buildings, and general operations. Training of new managers and hourly associates.
1996-1999 Regional Manager Cole Vision
Responsible for 18 locations inside the Target Stores. Promote a new concept of having an optical shop with in the Super Target stores. Building relationships between the Target manager and Cole Vision. Extensive travel, training, recruiting, and merchandising. Attending seminars to recruit “A” player doctors of optometry.
1995-1996 Costco Manager Costco Wholesale
Responsible for sales, staffing, meeting company budgets, growing the business, and operations. Opened 3 of 6 warehouses in Utah.
1988-1995 Shopko Manager Shopko
Responsible for sales, staffing, meeting company budgets, sunglass program, and operations.
Opened 4 of the 8 stores in Utah.
Advanced training in:
MANAGEMENT COURSES RECRUITING
COMPUTER LITERATE SALES
INVENTORY CONTROL MERCHANDISING
Community College/Business College Course Work SLCC
American Board of Optometry Licensed Optician ABO Licensed
Company Sponsored Management Classes
Utah State Board of Opticians
Member of O.A.A and F.O.A.
Editor “For Your Eyes Only”
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