Providing professional solutions to small and start-
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.
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.
Management of a training and consulting service employing 9 full-
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.
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.
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.
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).
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).
Youth soccer coach 1997 to 2010. Coaching various teams in recreational and competitive
divisions with Montgomery Soccer, Inc. Received an E-
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-
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-