Kaufmann Enterprises, LLC, Queenstown, MD
Founded and direct multi-faceted business enterprise encompassing food services, environmental and construction businesses, and real estate management. Built company from initial start-up to more than $4 million in estimated value. Hired, trained, and supervised personnel established all business policies and procedures, oversaw all subsidiary and corporate finances, including P&L, forecasting, purchasing, payroll, and budgeting.
• Established Kaufmann's Tavern and grew business to more than $3.5 million in annual revenue, with over 100 employees. Planned and directed multiple renovation and expansion projects, growing seating to
Over 286 and earning multi-state reputation for service and quality.
. Formed Kaufmann Construction Company in 1983. Performed general construction, including
Additions, renovations, and residential construction. Selected and supervised work of contractors.
Provided consulting in architectural and interior design.
. Founded Kaufmann Bryan Environmental Concepts, purchased waterfront properties for purposes of
Environmental study, conservation, and resale. Invented patented shoreline stabilization product.
.. Entered into partnership with Wild Goose and Marriott to launch Wild Goose and Kaufmann's Tavern at Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Built business to $400,000 in annual revenue;
Relinquished space to federal government for post-September 11 tactical security use. . Purchased Easton Mercantile Building, serving as property manager for multiple commercial units. . Invented and patented restaurant back office management system. Formed K2 Systems to continue
Restaurant management software R&D and to market products to companies such as Marriott and Sysco. . Successfully contested and won new zoning ruling to obtain C3 zoning for Kaufmann's Tavern.
. In 1999, co-designed and managed construction of 14,000 sq. ft., Class A office building. Oversaw
Entire project, from inception and site selection to final leasing of all office space.
. In 2005 designed and managed construction of a 24,000 sq. ft. Class A medical, professional office and retail building. Oversaw entire project from inception,, to personally leasing the entire building.
. Organized and coordinated major events, including catering of 1, OOO person New York Yacht C1ub
Centennial Celebration of the U.S. Naval Academy, and hosting VIP political dinners and fund raisers.
. Represented Restaurant Association before Congress on numerous occasions, and played important role
In local, county, and state politics. Selected by state Senator to participate in round table discussion with President Clinton. .Actively involved in Odenton Small Area Plan Land Use Committee, analyzing local real estate situation, preparing recommendations for land use, and setting zoning requirements for county.
Real Estate- Work with Ashley Premier properties for six years and was awarded the Presidential award for sales. Currently working with Exit gold Realty acting as President of the Commercial Division with over 20 million in listings.
1975 - Present
BS in /Physical Education, University of MaryJand