Flooring Subcontractor 2/2008 – Present Cover-All, Albany, Oregon§ Estimate, prep surfaces, install substrates, install backer-board to industry standards, set tile, stone and glass structure s as directed. Assist customers with design and technical information guided by industry, company and governing policies. Install finishing products such as grouts, caulks, putties, and sealers as contracted by the company.
Home Caregiver 11/2005 - 2/2008 Personal Leave, Jefferson, Oregon§ During this period, I elected to provide personal homecare to my mother-in-law, a senior of seventy-four years stricken with facial melanoma cancer. The outcome resulted with the loss of her right eye due to radical facial surgery, however, this was a small sacrifice for this now vibrant seventy-seven year old cancer survivor. The two years four month sacrifice of my career can only be describe as the most important and satisfying work of my lifetime. I now understand the "Rise of the Phoenix."
Owner 8/2001 - 10/2005 Walt Perry Installation, West Covina, California§ Owner of a small ceramic/porcelain tile installation company. I was a hands-on operator. In addition to installing tile, I provided a large number of my clients with their flooring and wall products. My business closed for relocation to Oregon.
General Manager 9/1993 - 6/2001 America's Floor Stores, Orange, California§ GM for 11 retail locations in southern California. Ensured product availability for all company projects. Liaison to all vendors and suppliers to enhance smooth traffic and merchandise movement within the company infrastructure. Provided detailed reporting of consigned and multi-store transference of goods. Developed an onsite delivery system for residential and commercial customers purchased products that alleviated loss/liability by reducing product errors and/or damages.
Store Manager 10/1988 - 9/1993 Color Tile, Inc, Anaheim, California§
Store Manager responsible for all
6/1977 - 12/1978 Kean College of New Jersey, Union, New Jersey§ Some College Coursework Completed§ Management Sciences
9/1969 - 5/1970 Academy of Aeronautics, Flushing, NY§ Some College Coursework Completed§ Structural Engrg/Design
Organizations / Affilations:
Jefferson Area Chamber of Commerce
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