Owner Operator Retail
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
Retail sales and management professional with over 15 years experience. Currently seeking an opportunity to integrate existing knowledge and expertise within a position that welcomes the dedication and motivation essential to ethical business practices and company success.
• Communicate clearly and effectively with diverse populations in written, verbal, and presentation formats.
• Demonstrate skill in leading teams and motivating others to reach their fullest potential.
• Effectively streamline processes, procedures, and operations through careful evaluation and attention to improvement.
• Build exceptional reputation and loyal client base through a creative, committed, and visionary approach to all professional endeavors.
AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL STRENGTH
• Sales/Marketing • Leadership/Supervision
• Teaching/Training • Account Development
• Rapport Building • Strategic Planning
• Organizational Development • Consultation/Negotiation
• Operational Management • Process Evaluation/Improvement
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
J. P. Fashions, Denver, Colorado
1982 - 2002
• Performed all management and operations functions for multiple retail clothing stores with revenues exceeding $2 million
• Built exceptional reputation and loyal client base resulting in repeat and referral business of over 80%.
• Realized extremely low rates of core staff turnover through effective training and development of staff.
Various retail locations, Wyoming/Colorado
1992 - 2002
• Successfully acted as key retail operations and management consultant for new and/or redeveloped locations with duties encompassing strategy creation, clothing line selection, facilities planning, and management training.
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
Bachelor of Science, Management
FORMER COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS
• Downtown Business Association (President)
• Downtown Development Authority (Board Member)
• DenverChamber of Commerce (Active Member)
• HelpingHands (Board of Directors)
• United Way (Committee Member)
• Leadership Denver (Chair)
• Denver Rotary (Active Member)