A strong corporate culture is the greatest strategic advantage that a company can have. It gives clarity, direction, accountability and collaboration to those that have it. Only a strong culture can inspire the full and uncompromised efforts required to stay ahead throughout an organization. Without a cultural foundation decentralized decision making will never progress towards a common
A strong corporate culture is the greatest strategic advantage that a company can have. It gives clarity, direction, accountability and collaboration to those that have it. Only a strong culture can inspire the full and uncompromised efforts required to stay ahead throughout an organization. Without a cultural foundation decentralized decision making will never progress towards a common goal let alone reach for greater heights. A strong, vibrant and central culture is the key. You are the key to keeping that culture alive.
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Buyer @ I buy the First Aid, Incontinence, Braces and Durable Medical Equipment for the OTC department at Walmart. From August 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Merchandise Planner @ I managed the financials for Hair Care Products at Walmart Stores Inc. From March 2012 to August 2013 (1 year 6 months) Planning Analyst @ I am the planner for Walmart's Cat food, treats and litter businesses in the US. From March 2011 to April 2012 (1 year 2 months) Merchant Leadership Program Trainee @ I completed the buyer training program at Walmart. From June 2010 to March 2011 (10 months) Teleco Manager @ Managing team of 6 "work-study" students including program budget, schedule, goals and incentives
Managing JBU's largest web-based recruiting tool that accounts 34% of all fall 2009 student inquiries
Negotiated contract for web service at unheard-of 25% discount, saving the university $ 2,500.00 From October 2008 to August 2010 (1 year 11 months) President of SIFE @ I am leading the John Brown University SIFE team. We place 4th in the nation in 2009. If you have time to watch our video here it is: http://www.sife.org/usaexpo/presentations2009.asp
Serving the team as President has been a learning experience to say the least. I am honored to be surrounded by such passionate people. From April 2009 to June 2010 (1 year 3 months) Merchandising Intern @ I supported the Pet team.
I learned more then I ever thought possible in such a short time.
I loved it.
I have a lot more to learn. From June 2009 to August 2009 (3 months) Vice President, Financial Funding Coordinator @ Managing community service project for 2009
Gave foundation officers new insight in quantifying effective use of funds
Leading restructuring effort designed to maximize community impact
Business Management Skills & Qualifications
Hired, trained, and managed all employees of All American Sealers, 15 over 3 yrs
Utilized Microsoft Office Suite to save JBU time and money by streamlining student importing process
Achieved a score of 100% or greater on all applied business ethics exams
Created curriculum and taught ethics to over 300 middle school students
Completed independent study on successful marketplace techniques
Encountered, diagnosed, and resolved problems for All American Sealers From November 2007 to June 2009 (1 year 8 months) Vice President @ Designed and implemented campus-wide energy savings initiative that saved over 210,000 KWH's
Lead several projects ranging from financial literacy to middle school leadership
Worked as a part of leadership team in developing code or ethics and leadership principles From May 2008 to May 2009 (1 year 1 month) Student Technician Assistant @ Go to guy for campus technology problems
Setup and operated technological communications equipment
SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise From August 2008 to December 2008 (5 months) Owner @ I owned and operated a small seal coating company in St. Louis, MO. It was a great experience and paid for the majority of my higher education. I learned a lot about how to exceed customer expectations, how to manage my P&L and the value of hard work. From April 2005 to September 2008 (3 years 6 months)
Bachelor of Science Degrees, Leadership & Management, Business Administration @ John Brown University From 2006 to 2010
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