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A savvy, mature, accomplished
entrepreneur with a proven record in successful business and team development.
Experienced in general management with practical grass roots experience,
marketing and sales development, information technology, business development
in North American and international markets. Key strengths and skills
include results oriented decisive leadership with proven results.
A rich and street smart
background in consumer sales having lead a product sourcing company
that specialized in the buying and selling of diverse, demand sensitive
consumer products worldwide for over thirty years. Extensive experience
in the distribution of thousands of niche products and developing the
sales, marketing, packaging and merchandising plans to successfully
move and monetize distress merchandise.
Expert in evaluating
and converting raw opportunities into successful profitable businesses.
Thoughtful leadership and
Pragmatic realistic focus
on sales growth and growing the bottom line
Proficient in negotiating
street smart strategic alliances and contacts to move merchandise
Proficient in establishing
realistic sales milestones targeting achievable growth and expansion
Knowledgeable in the public
forum, public and media relations.
President / CEO and Founder
Currently consulting with
several businesses local and foreign in developing new sales and market
Provided consulting advice
to determine feasibility of importing specific product lines into Canada
for a Canadian based wholesale import Enterprise.
Acted as manufacturer agent
to plan and execute a product distribution strategy for all “A”
level retailer chains in North America
Help companies sell and monetize
distress and discontinued stock utilizing key contacts and proven product
distribution tactics for a number of enterprises.
Took a cutting edge technology
and leveraged it into an enterprise that became a reporting issuer on
the Toronto Stock Exchange TSXV.
CoFounder, CEO & President
of a multifaceted corporation that served the cross border pharmacy
and the electronic medical record industry.
TeleFIND became the only
publicly traded reporting issuer in its sector in Canada
Successfully leveraged a weakness
and found a way to supply American consumers prescription medicines
too costly in their own country.
Effectively lead the company
to sales of $ million plus in less than years
Spearheaded and negotiated
contracts with Bell Canada and AT&T IT Departments to operate TeleFIND’s
telephony network throughout North America.
Successfully negotiated and
secured the endorsement of the , person strong Canadian Police
Association CPA in Canada
Substantially improved productivity
by use of technology deployment and outsourcing
NAME BRAND SALES
Cofounder and General Manager
of several companies listed herein under the corporate banner MultiMarketing
a division of Name Brand Sales Inc. NBS. The parent company
NBS specialized in the acquisition and profitable disposition of consumer
related excess inventory from Closeout, Job Lot, Liquidation, Overrun,
Discontinued lines, Refurbished goods and other distress sources and
Directed all startup requirements
inclusive of establishing warehousing facilities, logistics, administration,
budgeting, accounting, finance and buying and selling functions.
Sustained growth by leading
and nurturing a strong sales team that grew the customer base to over
, active accounts and annual sales in the millions of dollars
Negotiated hardnosed long
term and shortterm leases.
Developed strategic initiatives
and software alliances in the early eighty’s to create inventory and
accounting programs specific to the excess inventory business.
Marketed this software to
importers, other clearing houses and a number of retail operations thus
creating an extremely profitable new division and revenue stream
Recruited, trained and mentored
staff – mentoring has become a personal strength.
Implemented and supervised
a “TakeOver Circular” on the ‘CDN’ which eventually became
the TSXV thereby converting MultiMarketing and Name Brand Sales to
become a reporting issuer – a public company – TeleFIND Technologies
CUSTOM FRAMING AND ART GALLERY
Founded and established several
owned and franchised custom framing and art gallery retail stores throughout
Developed highly successful
retail marketing strategies resulting in the sale of frames to other
retailers that handled picture frame lines.
Developed lines for the premium
incentive and ad specialty markets
Recruited personnel and implemented
customer service skills to sales team which translated to healthy annual
growth rate of % sustained for several years.
Divested MagniFrame to concentrate
full time on TeleFIND Technologies Corp.
BREAKERS WAREHOUSE LIMITED
Founded and operated Price
Breakers Warehouse Limited a discount liquidation retail arm of the
Grew it to several stores
located in the GTA.
Directed recruitment, location
placement, lease negotiation, procurement and stock selection.
Developed expertise in locating
retail sites and applying this knowledge to finding franchise locations
for yet another business.
Controlled company for
years before profitably selling Assets and licensing rights
Key Experience Achievements:
Conceived and created MultiMarketing,
Name Brand Sales and TeleFIND Technologies from inception to generation
of millions of dollars in sales and profits
Conceptualized and innovated
product lines creating unique niches
Leveraged an idea and turned
it into a public company that served American customers needing affordable
medicines – A very satisfying learning and mentoring process
Extensive expertise in the
public forum and specifically the TSXV.
Developed numerous associations
with Canadian and U.S. brokers
Knowledgeable in SEC protocols
as they relate to U.S. and Canadian enterprises
Implemented and directed all
activities and functions to create companies and take them to profitability.
Have deep strategic and street
smart skills to monetize assets and ideas.
Certified NeuroLinguistics Programmer
– NLP – University of Toronto
Two years premeds – University
of Toronto – Victoria Campus
References supplied upon request