Bruce Edwards

Bruce Edwards

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Strategic thinker who builds high-impact corporate vision through stakeholder and employee listening sessions and close monitoring of economic and market trends, as well as competitor analysis that overcome market friction. People activator focused on identifying and retaining exceptional talent that form cohesive, high-performance teams who are aligned with strategic vision. Financial acumen in operating within highly-ambiguous and rapidly-scaling environments; focuses approach on calculated, data-driven risks while remaining flexible and open to new opportunities that demonstrate high ROI. Metrics-driven performance manager who translates goals into actionable strategies directly linked to company profitability; constantly monitors dashboards for insights into opportunities and potential challenges to respond accordingly. Leadership Long Term / Short Term Strategic Plans Budgeting Risk Mitigation Profitability High-Performance Teams Quality Financial Performance and Health Process Improvements Talent Development Best-In-Class Operations Advocacy Expense Controls Initiatives Community Involvement Company Vision Key Relationships / Alliances Marketing Franchise / Franchisee Development Retail / e-Commerce Leadership Growth Initiatives Market Positioning ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND: Rose through ranks to step into progressively senior leadership roles at West Marine, Inc. (Watsonville, CA).

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