Hard-working, experienced manager focused on positive results and client satisfaction. Reliable, conscientious and capable of taking initiative. Client-focused manager particularly talented in the areas of employee satisfaction, customer service and team cohesion. Well-organized and dependable with outstanding leadership skills. Eight months experience as sole manager of Big Dog's Smokehouse BBQ and 4yrs. leadership training coordinator.
Very proficient with computers Extremely proficient with Adobe Photoshop Training staff Problem resolving Developing menus Relationship/team building Fast learning Commitment to quality and service Perform well in high-demand, fast-paced environments Customer friendly Staff motivator
Profit enhancement Quality control Scheduling Employee hiring and retention Inventory control Coordination skills
Business Development Started from ground floor with Big Dog's Smokehouse BBQ, responsible for it being open today. Increased customer attendance during lunch hours by providing new services for customers. Created new menu to cut overhead costs and increase profitability.
Leadership: Wrote programs/events and coordinated a week long leadership training course for 4yrs. training 60 boy scouts each year.
Eagle Scout of the year 2005: Voted Eagle Scout of the year by the Boy Scouts of America for raising $110,000.00 to erect a veteran's war memorial constructed on the Tipton County Courthouse Lawn. Coordinated a team of volunteers over 115,000 service hours to complete project. Personally contacted / gave presentations to businesses and organizations to raise total funds.
Football: Offensive Lineman of the year / Captain AFL 11' Green Bay Blizzard Drafted to Omaha Nighthawks UFL 11' Kansas City Command Center 12'
November 2012 to June 2012 Big Dog's Smokehouse BBQ Cicero, IN Manager / Head Chef
Created all media, websites, advertisements and menus. Responsible for opening Big Dog's from idea to leasing, purchasing, design, ordering, scheduling employees, purchasing new equipment and advertising. Daily responsibilities were customer service, scheduling, hiring/firing employees, ordering and stocking product, head chef and manager. I moved to Noblesville and am looking for a job closer to my new home.
Education and Training
Indiana University Bloomington, In Telecommunications media production
Left school to play professional football for two years/three seasons. After football I opened Big Dog's Smokehouse BBQ in Cicero.