17 1/2 years as General Manager of a Midwest multi-state distributor and dealer of turf maintenance equipment, golf cars/commercial-industrial vehicles, irrigation products to commercial, residential and governmental entities. Company's sales were in excess of $50 million annually.
5 years as operations manager of a manufacturing/distribution facility of automotive aftermarket products that were distributed internationally to customers such as Autozone, Pep Boys, Advance Auto, Walmart, Canadian Tire, and several other smaller regional automotive retail chains. Also was responsible for overseeing Canadian operations warehouse located in Mississauga, ON, Canada. Operation employed over 200 associates.
12 years combined experience with 2 different companies as Plant Manager/V.P. engaged in manufacturing of specialty architectural doors, retail store/restaurant chain fixtures, contract office furniture and acoustical wall panels.
5 years active duty US Army, resigning commission as Captain, Infantry.
4 years as Executive Board Member of Fraternal Insurance organization.
Graduate of the Univ. of Toledo with BA; accrued 35 class hours in Univ. of Toledo MBA program.