Natural orientation to entrepreneurial thinking that understands and engages where the future is going.
Leverages the uniqueness of people/situations to develop strong processes and unstoppable teams.
Ability for quick assessment and decision making to strategically dive in and make things happen.
Easily establish rapport and trust with others through common ground and goals
As an experienced leader, quickly able to step into new and complex situations, assess viable performance solutions, establish actionable goals and build strong relationships to facilitate a future-focused direction.


CATERPILLAR INC. / Lafayette, Indiana 2006 – Present
Operations Assembly Technician
Execution of Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Six Sigma 5S, and Kaizen techniques
Operate in the Caterpillar Production System utilizing TPS principles
Reduced overproduction by 40%, defects by 33%, waste by 14% through lean manufacturing techniques
Developed processes and techniques that increased throughput by a factor of 2.4

HUBLER AUTOMOTIVE GROUP/ Indianapolis, Indiana 2003 – 2005
General Sales Manager
Established and ran a brand new Mazda franchise
Oversaw aspects of construction
Facilitated the hire process: job descriptions, posting, hiring and training staff
Designed and executed systems to order, track, and document new and used automobiles
Established inventory controls resulting in streamlined and lean inventory
Developed procedures and efficacies which allowed a reduction of labor hours by 12%
Increased monthly revenues on average from 12 to 15%

O’REARS PASTRY SHOP / Lafayette, Indiana 2001 – 2003
Lead turnaround for a failing full service bakery to be profitable in less than eleven months
Executed an aggressive business plan to renew profitability and increased revenues by 25%
Created vision, mission and goals while aligning teams, improving employee buy in, and unified direction
Created positive culture change through a company restructure of the 25 employees into specific teams
Replaced obsolete equipment with automated equipment, reducing labor costs by 32%
Increased throughput by 70% utilizing process improvements
Reduced overproduction by 80% by implementing data collection, analysis, and forecasting techniques
Opened a second location to expand the business, increase market share, and increase profitability

NUSASH OF INDIANAPOLIS INC. / Indianapolis, Indiana 1999 – 2002
Corporate Operations Manager
Designed, implemented, and monitored day-to-day operations
Advised executive management on relevant business issues
Coordinated the companies’ legal, advertising, and marketing efforts
Set clear performance expectations and provided training to improve morale among associates
Conducted training program for Sales Associates and Sales Managers
Improved customer service and satisfaction through collaboration with customers and employees
Investigated internal human resource issues to addressing issues
Reduced contract cancellations and increased net sales by 13%

Project Manager
Developed and implemented a process to handle legal matters reducing fees by $50,000/year
Analyzed, renegotiated, and consolidated contracts vendors, savings to the company of $58,000/year
Redesigned the contracts to better protect the company’s interests and comply with state and local laws
Improved communication of contracts creating better clarity to our customers and sales representatives

BOB ROHRMAN AUTO GROUP / Lafayette, Indiana 1997 – 1999
Finance Manager
Managed all finance transactions for new and used automobile purchases at the Honda dealership
Executed all financial and insurance transactions with accuracy
Streamlined processes to expedite sales and create high customer satisfaction
Produced revenues for the dealership in excess of 100,000 dollars monthly
Sales Representative to represent company and serve customers

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS/ Served Worldwide 1990 – 1996
Corporal (E-4 Non-Commissioned Officer)
Infantry Squad Leader responsible to complete tasks and objectives with team of Marines
Developed and taught a strong sense of values, discipline, personal responsibility, and initiative
Navigated team through a variety of unfamiliar, stressful and intense situations all over the world

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Purdue University 2013

Bachelor of Science with distinction in Organizational Leadership, Purdue University 2010

Finance & Insurance Certification, J&L Finance School 1998

Leadership Certification, Officer Candidates School, United States Marines Corps 1996

School of Infantry Certification, United States Marine Corps 1991


H.H.S.R.B. Inc. xxx-xxx-xxxx
President / Vice President
Co-Founded a 501c3 Not-For-Profit Corporation as a booster to raise funds for a F.I.R.S.T. robotics team
Mentored High school students on the team
Raised funding to provide the team funds for travel and commodities
Served as Vice President, instrumental in establishing the organization
Lead as President, organized company, set vision for the future, and established succession planning

Indiana Veterans Home xxx-xxx-xxxx
Volunteered time two or three days a week to visit with WWII veterans to keep them company
Learned a great deal from this rewarding experience that provided companionship to great Americans

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