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Clyde Covington Resume

Fredericksburg, VA, 22401
October 30, 2008

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A dynamic, results-oriented operations executive with an aggressive ability to

make things happen and

a proven track record of improving operations and increasing profit levels. A

strong decision maker with

commitments to excellence in operations, customer service, and people

development. A team leader with

the ability to motivate all levels of management to their fullest potential with

excellent communications and interpersonal skills. A strong work ethic, a

professional attitude, and pride in personal performance.


Directed high volume operations in urban and suburban locations with a successful

track record in multi-unit profit centers and staff development. Solid

background in both corporate and franchise/dealer locations

with growth of profit centers and business expansion a major focus. Hands on

experience in all start up business activities including site selection,

construction, staffing, training, marketing, and major acquisitions. Aggressive

quality management leadership in problem solving, organizational skills, people

productivity, business profitability, and regional management team building.

Front line multi-unit responsibility that grows market share and makes a



Title Associates, Inc.

Fredericksburg, Virginia Settlement Agent August 07 to Present

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Salisbury, Maryland Realtor April 01 to Juily 07

Real Estate Agent focused mainly on residential and commercial sales??Licensed in

the state of

Maryland and Virginia??.Consistent Multi-Million Dollar Producer and Office Top


Focus is in new home development, marketing and high end waterfront properties

in the Three Eastern Shore Counties around Salisbury.

Shore Stop Company, LLC

Salisbury, Maryland Regional Vice-President of Operations April 97 to

October 00

A chain of eighty-two convenience stores located on Eastern Shore of

Maryland/Virginia/Delaware. Total responsibility for all operations, store

conditions, profits, and people development for Eastern Region.

Directed workforce of 82 store managers, 600 store employees, and a Regional

Staff of District Managers, Marketing, Gasoline, Human Resources, and Training


Bailey Enterprise?s Inc.

Parksley, Virginia McDonald?s Director of Operations 1990 to April 97

An eight million dollar group of McDonald?s restaurants located on the

Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia. Managed all facets of the

franchise including restaurant operations, people development, and

profitability. Managed all business affairs for owner who is physically

challenged including all financial responsibilities with lending

institutions and all relations with McDonald?s Corporation.

W.A. Management, Inc.

Baltimore, Maryland McDonald?s Director of Operations 1986 to 1990

Colorado Springs, CO Jiffy Lube Vice-President of Operations 1988 to 1990

A ten million dollar group of McDonald?s restaurants located in Hunt

Valley/Towson corridor and North- East Baltimore City. Frontline and financial

responsibilities for all restaurant operations.

Successfully executed dual role while at W.A. Management with the acquisition of

five Jiffy Lube locations in the Greater Colorado Springs Metro area. Managed

this two million dollar plus business with responsibilities for Operations,

People, Marketing, and Profitability.

McDonald?s Corporation

Baltimore, Maryland Operations Manager 1965 to 1986

Consistently promoted to positions of increased responsibility thru-out the 21

years with McDonald?s.

Last position was Operations Manager for all company-owned restaurants in the

Greater Baltimore Metro

Area from 1977 to 1986. Frontline accountability for a 65 million dollar market

that included Operations,

People, and Profitability. Directed workforce of over 125 store managers and a

mid-management team of

Area supervisors and market training personnel.

Hands on involvement with marketing, new restaurant site selection, and all

aspects of opening new locations. Directed company expansion from 22

restaurants to 48 during a 3 year period.

Prior Positions at McDonald?s

McDonald?s Franchisee?Corporate Joint Venture Program?Baltimore, Maryland

Field Service Division???.Senior Business Consultant???Philadelphia, PA

Regional Corporate Group?????Area Supervision??.?..Washington, DC

Corporate Restaurants????????Store Management???....Norfolk, VA


University of Maryland Business Administration 1968-1972

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