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    D.C. Abell Retail Business Development Logistics specialist

    Fresno, CA, USA D.C.-Abell-RES.docx
    Large Team LeadershipLogistics local delivery expertP&L development and managementproject managementRetail operation expertSmall & Medium business development
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    D.C. Abell

    Objective

    To earn a position that takes advantage of my skills and talents in the organizational growth and new business development. Over 15 years of big box retail management, small business development, and a personal commitment to dominate in business, I want to develop successful teams to guide class-leading companies. I have skills and knowledge that will help grow the cannabis industry into the main stream.

    Experience
    D.A.V. Charities of Central California, inc.           Chief Operations Officer                                        2016- 2018

    Achieved $250k in donations for the Central Valleys Disabled Veterans, the largest amount of annual donations that the charity had ever had available. Learned how to manage a 501 3(c),Operated two stores with 50 employees in the rising of donatable profit. Completed an operations plan that upgraded, point of sale systems, store brand, customer experience, and logistics operation. Developed best practices to maximize team efficiency. Created and executed business plans to achieve financial goals to exceed the annual charitable requests. Lead, coached, and developed professional development plans to assist members of management in growing skills. Functionally restarted overall business, while the business continued its daily operation by methodically leading action plans. Communicated to and partnered with area Veterans organizations and community organizations to further the mission of the company. Developed and executed a marketing plan that connected to the donation base as well as customers.

    Walmart                                                                     Co-Manager                                                           2012-2016
    Managed 730 employees in a 150 million dollar a year retail operation. Controlled payroll, expenses, and inventory. Responsible for the merchandising of the store producing sales and profitability through in stock and value to the customer. Creates a team that employees want to be on.

    Target                                                                         Executive Team Leader                                         2004-2012
    Managed 230 employees in a 50 million dollar a year Target store.  Learned all aspects of operation a retail store. Branding, Merchandising, and driving sales through best in class service. Fixed high level logistics operations helped create best practice for offsite warehousing.

    Noble Logistics Inc.                                                    General Manager                                                 1999-2004
    Managed 60 employees operating a pharmaceutical delivery company. Served client, grew the business through selling accounts and insuring flawless execution of deliveries. Managed the fleet as well as sales team, and driver core.

    Small Business

    Imperial                            Owner                                                                                                   Current
    Developed and executed a business plan to open and operate international online retail company. Developed a new market for high quality upcycled goods in Guyana, South America.

    The Lash Boutique                          Owner                                                                                             2012-2015
    Created, developed, owned, and managed three locations, two in Florida, and one location in California. Employed 15.

    Skills

    Small Business Development                    Sales

    Big box Retail Management                      P&L Management

    Human Resources                                       Marketing

    Sourcing                                                        Complex Problem Solver

    Logistics