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Versatile business partner and ally, with previous experience achieving results by focusing companies on organization and superior service to its customers. Past experience as a director, general manager and supervisor have provided opportunities to streamline daily operations for efficiency as well as strengthen company financial results and relationships both internal and external.
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCEPrincipal, Consultant 2009-Present A.P. Marketing
Marketing and business development consultant
Medical Device Project - marketing and development of new business and technology. Project management of new sports product device -- concept, brand, design, production, market research, product launch, FDA & patent approvals.
Family Entertainment Project - Designed 12-month marketing campaign for struggling business.
Developed FEC informational website; created (For Purchase) – 15-page online business plan and accompanying financials for individuals wanting to start their own business. Created 47-page EBook – “Guide to Opening an Indoor Park”.
Operations Director 2009-2010 ROBOblaster, LLC
Provided operational leadership to small entrepreneurial-owned marketing technology company.
General Manager 2005-2009 Adventure Park Inc.
Indoor recreational theme park with accompanying food & beverage services.
Managed operating budget. Developed company brand. Conducted internal audits, reported financial analysis findings. Secured bids; negotiated bank, lease and vendor contracts. Supervised staff of 17. Managed employee hires, work schedules, performance reviews & promotions. Conducted staff meetings; provided motivation & training; encouraged growth & skill development. Monitored customer trends; evaluated customer satisfaction adjusting operations to suit.
Implemented company-specific best
practices. Ensured kitchen, food & beverage services exceeded safety
Equity Research Administrator 1998-2001 U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray
Executive administrator working with multiple senior sellside analysts managing more than $100B.
Tracked AMEX Biotech Index. Maintained confidential client financials for Fortune 500 medical device companies (Medtronic,
Government Administrator 1995-1998 Hennepin County Government Center
Administrator for 80 employees. Direct support to Sr. County Recorder and three department heads.
Generated weekly and month-end status reports. Coordinated work flow through multiple departments. Organized annual charity benefit. Managed employee payroll, new hires and performance reviews. Served as interim financial administrator during hired accountant’s leave of absence; maintained department budget, managed 200+ trust accounts, reconciled daily receipts.
Volunteer 2006-Present H.E.M.I.
Roles include administrative organization, financial model & planning, forward-looking statements, and marketing strategies. Collaborates on digital & printed materials for mass mailing.
Ability to reach compromises with employees by conducting meetings, addressing department issues and employee concerns
‘91-‘94 Associates Degree - Rasmussen Bus. College, Minnetonka, MN
’90-’91 Minnesota School of Business, Brooklyn Center, MN