Transformed a small, stagnant automotive parts importer with $700,000 in annual revenue into an industry-leading, $45 million international manufacturer/importer more than 100 employees on two continents. Directed all business development, strategic planning, distribution, purchasing, operational, engineering, and financial functions for the company. Continually identified and capitalized on business development opportunities
Shifted the paradigm in the industry by opening importing channels in multiple countries; enabled the company to capture significant market share from multimillion-dollar industry giants; achieved double-digit growth annually for more than two decades through continuous innovation and groundbreaking solutions.
- Narrowed the field of competitors in the marketplace by raising the bar on product quality, enhancing value to top retailers and distributors, and introducing new standards for industry best practices.
- Established profitable alliances with factories in seven counties including the United States, China, Taiwan, and India; created a new factory in Turkey specifically to support a lucrative piece of business; developed a subsidiary sourcing/engineering office in China.
(2002-2012): Member of an executive networking/masterminding organization consisting of CEOs from diverse industries; actively participated in strategic planning with a group that served in the capacity of Board of Directors; collaborated with influential leaders to create innovations and best practices.
(2005-2006): Worked closely with the founder of this executive networking organization to establish a satellite office in China in 2005.