Ambitious, innovative CEO & Business Builder with 20+ years success defining strategic objectives & applying leadership skills to produce dramatic bottom-line results for firms in the sports industry. Forward-thinker and transformational specialist, bringing expert analysis, planning & focus to start-up/underperforming environments. Record of achievement managing sales, marketing, product development, relationship building and support services, with a high degree of customer satisfaction, growth and profit.
Career highlights include pioneering the development & recognition of the skateboarding industry, through build of a 30,000 sq. ft. indoor Skate Park (Skatelab), establishment of an International Skateboard Hall of Fame/Skateboard Museum and worldwide marketing of the sport. Also played pivotal role in making Block Surfing Products the world’s largest surfing products distributor, by boosting its revenue 50% while improving its products, expanding its network and growing its sales team.
All in, laser-focused big-picture-thinker with honed evangelism & execution skills; ability to stay on top of all the details while adapting to evolving business & situational challenges.
Strategic business sense with keen understanding of business priorities. Reputation for fearlessly driving new service & product development initiatives.
Natural leadership style, inspiring confidence and integrating “best practices” with staff talents to create a enthusiastic, high-performance workforce.
Passionate about delivering results that exceed expectations. Travel at the speed of light & bring a high degree of foresight, dedication and mission to any enterprise.
Operations/Facility Management Sales/Marketing/Business Development
Strategic & Tactical Planning Product Development
Customer Service Business Process Reengineering
Problem Resolution Staff Leadership & Development