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Building & Managing Multi-Site, High-Growth, High-Profit Operations

Visionary leadership, management and new business development professional. Proven ability to manage projects from planning through execution and completion. Able to deliver revenue gains and cost savings through organizational development and workforce optimization. Proactive manager and trainer with combined experience in the development and turn-around of business operations. Direct team-oriented environments requiring heightened levels of leadership, problem resolution, and diplomacy. Talented in public relations, training, and communications. Quickly earn the respect of colleagues, staff, and the general public. Areas of expertise include but are not limited:

Organizational Direction & Development - Cost Reduction & Profit Growth - Capital & Operating Budgets - Strategic Alliance & Partnering - Policy & Procedure Development - Event Planning & Fund-Raising - Committee Leadership - Board Relations - Public Speaking

                                                    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LEXUS OF PEMBROKE PINES                                                                                        2006 to Present
Senior Certified Sales Consultant
      i Conduct training
      h Administrative Review
      i Internet Sales
AURORA CONCEPT INC.  · Queens, NY            1999 - 2005 
(Premier Human Services Agency)
President/CEO · 1997 to 1999
Coordinated daily operations and services, while providing leadership and direction for this comprehensive substance abuse treatment program servicing three sites. Directed the inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, and freestanding clinics for Mental Health, Health Care, and private not-for-profit facility. Managed staff of 60+, i.e., physicians, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurse practitioners, counselors and administrative/office support employees in three locations.

Worked with Board of Directors to establish and implement programs/policies. Oversaw development of fundraising activities. Wrote funding proposals.

·  Prepared annual budget, developed and supervised Article 28/31 budget to include completion of the diagnostic and treatment center annual report.
·  Liaison among community agencies, media, and various licensing authorities, i.e., Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Mental Health, Department of Health. Ensured compliance with applicable laws.

Executive Vice President · 1984 to 1997

Orchestrated care assessment, care planning, treatment and intervention, case management and/or discharge planning. Managed program planning and implementation of all clinical and medical programs, protocol and procedures for medical and clinical department, public relations, staff recruitment and training, daily operations, and budgeting. Collaborated with the Board of Directors to implement programs.
·  Raised $7MM independently and, received $1MM in state funding, and raised $5MM+ in fundraising over 10-year period.
·  Developed Pension Plan/Employee Benefits, developed SOP and Q&A Program, and monitored staff retention and development.
·  Raised budget from $1MM to $3MM during eight-year period.

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·  Established tri-lateral licensing accrediting Aurora as the first program in New York State to be licensed by Division of Substance Abuse Services, (DSAS), Office of Mental Health (OMH), Department of Health (DOH), i.e., Substance Abuse, Mental Health, and Health Care.
·  Instituted in-house training program.

Jerry's Restaurant ● 1970 to 1972

      • Front House Manager
• Supervised Wait Staff
• Assisted in development of policies and procedures
• Quality control/food and beverage receipts
• Client relations



Queensboro Community College, Bayside, NY - Business Administration Program
Long Island Jewish/Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY - Behavior Modification Training

                                                         PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA), Second Vice President, 1987 to 1989
Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA), Third Vice President, 1985 to 1987
Therapeutic Communities of America (TCA), Secretary, 1983 to 1985
Queensborough President Committee on Drug Abuse
Advisor Committee to National Association of Drug Abuse Problems (NADAP), Member 1979 to 1986