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Site Selection Manager/Strategic Planning/Collections

Lakeland, Florida, 33803, United States
March 09, 2011

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*** ******** ***** ● LAKELAND, FL *3803 ● (863) ***-**** ●

Education: Florida State University - Business Administration/Psychology 1980

Polk Community College - Associate in Arts 1978

Publix Store 352 2/10 to Present

Seafood Department

- Responsible for all aspects of the Seafood Department including, but not limited to, keeping all products full and in a presentable fashion for customers.

- Selling and wrapping purchases. Prepare all RTE products.

- Provide unparalleled customer service and cleanliness.

- Assist Meat Department by weighing and displaying their products.

- Provide customer service in their display case when needed.

W.S. Badcock Corporation 1992 to 2009

Real Estate Site Selection Manager 2002-2009

Handled all problems and questions dealing with entire field staff, Owners and Managers for 350 stores when Owner/Executive VP of Retail Operations was vacant

- Responsible for choosing commercial real estate locations for corporate and dealer stores.

- Developed standards of Badcock Real Estate Practices with a Site Selection Handbook for new stores, remodels and relocation’s.

- Conducted Site Acquisition Committee meetings with upper management to help the decision making process easier for suitable sites.

- Demographic, psychographic, sales forecast, ring studies, etc. using Pitney-Bowes MapInfo and Psyte.

- Negotiated all leases, purchases and sales of sites.

Strategic Planning Analyst 1999-2002

- Instrumental in the selection of demographic software which cost over $500,000.

- Worked directly with software companies to develop and implement changes and upgrade to fit the Badcock business model.

- Developed and implemented systems to manage inventory turns in stores

- Researched and implemented a special order program for stores

- Represented the W.S. Badcock Corporation in various charity golf tournaments

Retail Operations Dealer Advisor 1992 -1999

- Responsible for supervising all aspects of operations for 35 stores

- Developed and implemented policies and procedures

- Recruited and interviewed store personnel

- Managed in-store sales and promotions

- Created and administered company wide "balloon sale" which generated over $40 million in off-peak sales.

- Managed advertising, direct mail, controlling expenses and monitoring profits for special promotions.

- Arranged and handled store closings, changeovers and coordinated this information between Retail Operations, Legal Department, Dealers and field personnel.


- Oversaw collection practices for corporate and dealer owned stores

- Developed forms for personal checks, balances, quarterly charge-off

- Developed “best practices” manuals for field personnel.

Chief Golf Course Designer 1982 - 1992

- Responsible for all phases of design and construction for over 30 domestic and international golf courses.

- Worked directly with government regulatory agencies to ensure compliance including Department of Environmental Regulations and the Southwest Florida Management District. Assisted engineering groups to coordinate site drainage and fill requirements

- Assisted in the development process of lots and roadwork within courses

Additional Skills and Interests

Excellent speaker

Strong interpersonal skills

Windows, Excel, Outlook, Word, Internet

Proficient in complex demographic and psychographic software

Very gifted with encouraging and motivating people

Have a special interest in working with handicapped children and elderly people

* Won the World Karting Association SE Championship at age 46


Licensed Real Estate Agent (inactive) Series II Stock License

References available upon request.

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