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Gregory A. Johnson, Sr., MBA

EDUCATION

TRAINING

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009 – Present   Owner, Almost NEW Home Décor, Ocean Isle Beach, NC

As sole proprietor, operating Coastal Carolina's favorite furniture and home décor consignment business including marketing, sales, and service. Conducting all management functions including bookkeeping, advertising, managing web presence, and daily store operations.

2008 – 2009   Administration, B&B Companies, Shallotte, NC

Performed administrative and financial activities of several small businesses for owners that were so busy doing the revenue generating work they were unable to manage their business. Provided financial management and bookkeeping including A/R, A/P, payroll, and tax reporting. Assisted with management and scheduling of staff. Answered customer calls and greeted customers who visited the sales office. Successfully dealt with customer satisfaction issues. Assisted with sales and services by maintaining inventories of promotional literature and a clean, organized and accessible sales office.

1995 – 2007   General Manager, Radiation Safety Academy, Gaithersburg, MD

Management of a training and consulting service employing 9 full-time staff with average annual revenues of over $1.8 million for the last three years. Lead company to 300% growth in revenue over a six year period. Key successes included obtaining a multi-million dollar Federal contract in 2000, expansion of consulting services to include sample analysis and Internet based training, and the development and management of a computer database system that tracked student registrations and payments as well as documenting completion of training including examination results.

As the Dean of Administration, managed training facility that routinely provided over 80 sessions for more than 25 different classes and workshops annually. Was responsible for facilitation which included producing, stocking, and distributing student training materials; ensuring faculty had all necessary training materials, learning aids, and that the presentation equipment was operating properly; as well as delivering exceptional hospitality to trainees. Provided similar administrative service for each of the 20 or so training sessions conducted annually at client facilities.

Provided business management including contract negotiations, vendor qualification and selection, allocation of staff for optimum productivity, tracking and reporting of job progress, and conflict resolution. Directed production and implementation of various marketing activities including direct mail campaigns using newsletters and brochures along with electronic mail campaigns to warm market contacts.

Also managed promotional merchandise development and sales. Conducted all office administration including accounts receivable, payroll, benefits administration and computer systems development and maintenance.

1990 – 1995   Aviation Planner, HNTB Corporation, Alexandria, VA

Airport planning and design, environmental impact and airport operations analysis. Performed computer based analysis and wrote technical reports to present the findings to airport sponsors, the FAA, and the public.

1987 – 1990   Associate Director of Admissions, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

Recruiting and enrollment of students for the School of Aeronautics. Implemented unique recruiting strategies and interview techniques to improve quality while increasing enrollment and retention of students with strong academic backgrounds. Specifically involved in the evaluation of candidates for enrollment in the university which included analysis of academic records, interviewing students and parents, and evaluation of transfer credits. Conducted regional recruiting activities and lead student orientation activities.

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

1990 – present   Technology Expert

Responsible for computer systems including PC desktops, PC laptops, and peripheral equipment including printers, scanners, projectors, and networks (wireless and LAN). Conducted hardware and software purchasing and technical support, custom software development and Internet web site development. Expert in Microsoft Windows operating systems and Office software programs.

Extensive use of computers including operation of PC and mainframe systems. Specific expertise in aviation technical programs, AutoCAD and ArCAD (a geographic information system).

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

Member, Delta Mu Delta National Business Honor Society

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Board Member (2009 to 2014, President 2011 to 2014) of Villas of Sunset Beach (HOA), with 24 condos and a $75K annual budget.

Coordinator/leader of Men’s Ministry events and studies (2004 – 2007) Oakdale Emory United Methodist Church. Adult Sunday School Teacher, Family Builders (2004 – 2005). Co-Leader of Bible Study, Teaching 28-week course called “Companions in Christ” (2003 – 2004). Teaching a 34-week course called “Disciple: Becoming Disciples Through Bible Study” (2000 – 2003).

Youth soccer coach 1997 to 2010. Coaching various teams in recreational and competitive divisions with Montgomery Soccer, Inc. Received an E-License (certification as a youth soccer coach) from the Maryland State Youth Soccer Association in 2001.

President (2007 to 2008) of Flower Hill Central Corporation (HOA), with 2,000 homes and a $650K annual budget. On Board of Directors 2003 to 2008 (Vice President, 2006).

Member of Management Information Systems Committee, Oakdale Emory United Methodist Church. Providing on-call hardware, software and network technical support (1995 – 2004).

Director (1996 – 1998) and Web Site Manager (1997 – 2002) Florida Institute of Technology, School of Aeronautics (FITSA), Alumni Network. Promoting the employment of FITSA graduates, the enrollment of qualified students, and the enhancement of value of the FITSA degree programs within the industry (1996 – 2002).

Chairperson, Commission on Education, Oakdale United Methodist Church. Organization of Sunday school, pre-school, and summer camps; coordination of mission; administration of budgets; staffing of volunteer positions; short and long-term planning of goals and resources (1994 – 1999).


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