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Resume - Alan Smiles

About Me

Excellent communication skills both written and oral. An effective team player that is able to work well on own initiative. Enthusiastic and versatile with experience in diverse areas. Professional, flexible and capable of delivering high standards of performance. Experience in many different environments throughout the world. Good administrative skills reflect 23 years of military service.

My Skills

  • WordPress Web Design
  • Project Management
  • Marketing
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Teaching & Instruction

WORK EXPERIENCE

OWNER

PRIMARY SOLUTIONS

Inspiring business management. Primary Solutions is a leader in providing ground breaking organisational management in business services,web development, marketing and customer based solutions. Our experience speaks for itself. 8 years as the driving force behind the worlds largest beach volleyball tournament, 5 years as the creator of and leader of an economic development agency, 8 years in customer and business relations, and over 35 years of managerial experience to help you achieve your goals. We provide solutions to tomorrows challenges. https://primarysolutions.org

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

SEASIDE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Seaside Oregon Chamber of Commerce Responsible for the direction of the day to day functions, short and long term strategies and budgeting for the Seaside Chamber of Commerce. Increased membership by 20% within first nine months. Reduced budget by $30,000 within first year. Increased services to membership and businesses through innovative ideas. Produced marketing materials that directly increased business membership within the Chamber. Founding member of Clatsop Economic Development Resources. Advised businesses on growth, marketing and business planning. Increased profit by $40,000 within 2 years. Received the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce 2008 Outstanding Achievement Award. Vice president of county economic development organization (CEDR) clatsoped.com. Created economic impact of $10 million annually through business advocacy, business retention, expansion and marketing. Added £35,000 ($57,000 net profit).

COUNTY MANAGER

MANAGEMENT & TRAINING CORP

Responsible for the day to day operations in the Tillamook County, Oregon. Provided workforce development & training for workforce and businesses. Oversee staff & services providing workforce development, training and placement to citizens and employers. Responsible for developing partnerships, budgets, coordination of services and funding. Experience in identifying and securing additional funding sources. Experienced in workforce related programs, writing reports, budget monitoring, grants and developing teams. Effectively interacted with individuals from economically and socially diverse backgrounds. Member of a number of County wide initiatives and teams. Responsible for developing and accomplishing the first job & career fair and business expo in Tillamook County. Responsible for the Tillamook County Teen Parent Education Program.

RISK MANAGER

RISK MANAGER

Risk manager for the founder and owner of a Fortune 500 Company with an estimated capitol of $8-12Bn. Carry out risk management activities to reduce risk to a high profile family and organization. Draft and implement operating procedures and budgets for both U.S. and European operations. Carry out site security surveys, vulnerability assessments, risk management, contingency management planning and personal risk assessments. Deputy head of security. Liaise with corporate, state and federal security agencies. Devise contingency planning models for large-scale disasters & events. Asses threat levels and plan accordingly. Consult and advise on personal security arrangements for family members, friends, state and federal visitors at home and overseas. Develop corporate threat strategies and policies. Work within budgets and consistently strive to add value at all stages of operations.

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

BRITISH ARMY

Chief Instructor – Supply Operations Division. Training personnel for worldwide deployment – including Special Forces and Overseas students. Work within tight budgets and time frames to produce high standards of supply chain management training for challenging environments. Assess and monitor student progress throughout the logistics training program using practical and technological based testing and evaluation systems. Produce and revise training programs to meet current operational trends and practices. Develop new programs and strategies based on current and future supply chain strategies. Oversee additional training and development of managers and programs. Enhance delivery of training to meet current and future commercial supply chain models for world-wide deployments

QUALIFICATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

NFPA Fire Fighter 1&2

Emergency Medical Technician

Army Jungle Warfare Instructor

Army Combat Survival Instructor

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