Professional experience shows a record of outstanding management with profitability and successful results in a variety of key roles in leadership, marketing, finance, engineering, safety, and human resources. Professional reputation shows evidence of trust, work ethic, entrepreneurship, fairness, and high standards of performance.
SIGNIFICANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Merger & Acquisition Firm
A highly successful independent M&A firm based in Dallas
Senior Director-Austin/Dallas Texas 2003--present
Perform as executive leader for M&A firm developing leads and contacts, analyzing existing businesses, and facilitating business transfer of ownership. Performed as Lead Director responsible for all operations in Austin and San Antonio regions for four years before moving to Dallas and Corporate Headquarters. Achieved a successful record of results and satisfied clients.
Texas Quality Machining
TQM was a start up company that supplied production parts to various industries in the Austin Texas area. Customers were computer companies, government agencies, oil field and many other areas of industry.
COO/CFO Round Rock Texas 1999--2002
Full operations and financial responsibilities. Led company from start up to $1 million in sales in two years. Planned and implemented downsizing after dot com implosion.
Sea Development Corporation
A company created to build a specific housing sub-division adjoining a local country club and golf course.
COO/CFO Ada, Oklahoma 19961999
Had total responsibility for operations, finance, sales, engineering liaison with contractors, and government relations. Project completed successfully and profitably.
Polos Mexican Restaurants
Was one-third owner of three Mexican restaurants in mid size towns of Oklahoma. The restaurants were copied after one central restaurant owned by one partner.
CFO Ada, Oklahoma 1987-1999
Responsible for financial management of all three restaurants until selling my part.
1st National Bank & Trust
Oldest and largest bank in Ada, Oklahoma
Board Member and Lead Investor Ada, Oklahoma 1993--1998
Lead investor, active board member, and member of loan and administrative committees.
Valley View Regional Hospital
A major regional hospital
Board Member Ada, Oklahoma 19821985
Participated in building new hospital and medical capacity to meet increasing demand
Mid-Continent Glass Sand Company
A silica sand company in Oklahoma (one of only two in State) produced silica for production of glass, and oil field sands. A mining business that operated 24 hours/day with Fortune500 companies as its customers.
CEO and One-Half Owner 1972-1986
Being the only active partner, had responsibility for all areas of the business, including operations finance, marketing, engineering, safety, and human resources. After years showing continuous improvement trends in all key results areas, the operation was sold to a major corporation.
Pontotoc County Sheriffs Department
Reserve Deputy25 years
Bachelor of Science-Mechanical EngineeringOklahoma State University.
Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook