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Oxtails & More Corp.
Business Consultant
Miami-Dade County, FL

About Me

Jerold H. Kritchman 7353 Black Walnut Way Bradenton, FL. 34202 561-358-6666 ----------------------------------------------------------- Executive Summary A results-driven retail professional with invaluable and proven hands-on experience in managing high volume service driven meat and fish retail operations. Skilled in providing fresh (local & imported) food products with high standards of hygiene at competitive prices Innovative, resourceful, hard working and adaptable; generates optimal results with a positive work ethic, energy and desire to continually build on success. ----------------------------------------------------------- Core Expertise & Competencies § Able to drive, manage and develop customer oriented retail businesses § Proven and effective team leader § Skilled in improving revenue, cost control and profitability with knowledge of P&L’s and budgets § Possesses excellent organizational, multi-tasking skills, planning and time management skills § Target driven, results oriented with a ‘can-do’ attitude § Resourceful, adaptable and organized with unique problem solving capabilities § Effective interpersonal and communication skills, able to liaise confidently at all levels § Skilled in managing and negotiating with suppliers § Experienced in payroll controls, budgets and financial controls § Possesses strong attention to detail and high levels of customer service expertise ----------------------------------------------------------- Key Accomplishments § Built a $40,000,000 company from zero in six years § Commissioned as a Kentucky Colonel bestowed by the Governor and Commonwealth of Kentucky ----------------------------------------------------------- Career History Oxtails & More, West Palm Beach, FL 1998 - 2013 Founder-General Manager Key Responsibilities: § Manage full operations of a store with an average daily turnover of $30,000 and 150 customer transactions during peak § Support and provide staff with the necessary tools and training to deliver high levels of customer service § Organizing local marketing and community events § Over see food-handling, cutting, packing and marinating processes § Purchase management and costing § Staff recruiting, hiring and supervision of training completion § Inventory management: including forecasting, sales analysis and par creation § Consistently maintain and deliver hygiene standards above state standards § Labor scheduling, payroll processing and P&L analysis § Revenue management and banking Rosita Meat Wholesalers Inc. Lake Park, FL 1992-1998 Founder-General Manager Key Responsibilities: § General store management duties including budget preparation, P&L analysis and staffing § Merchandizing/buying and inventory control § Local marketing and promotions § Purchase management and costing § Staff recruiting, hiring and supervision Louis Dreyfus Energy Corp., Wilton, CT 1991-1992 Investor Relations Consultant Amergas Energy Corp/Jerold Securities & Equities Corp, Wilton, CT 1982-1989 Founder Owned various ethnic food stores & Restaurant operations, New York City, NY 1971-1982 Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp. Pharmaceutical Sales, Bronx, New York 1967-1971 ----------------------------------------------------------- Education 1967 Bachelor's Degree, Biology, Long Island University