Biography

EDUCATION

Masters Pubic Affairs – Personnel Administration
KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY, Frankfort, KY

B.A.- Speech Communications
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, OH

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Sales Strategies – Customer Satisfaction – Account Management/Retention
Territory Management – High Impact Presentations – Human Resources Management
Employee Communications – Incentive Planning – Leadership Assessment/Development
Organization Development – Training & Development – Team Leadership

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER COMPANY
One of the world’s largest tire companies, with operations in most regions of the world. Together with its subsidiaries and joint ventures, Goodyear develops, markets, and sells tires for most applications, operating more than 60 plants in 26 countries.

Manager, Human Resources, Sales / Marketing, North America Tire
Direct strategic human resource initiatives for $6B North America Tire business unit. Supervise Manager Sales Training and Managers Human Resources for nine field business units in United States and three field business units in Canada.

District Manager, Retail
Provide leadership and guidance for retail stores, offering mentoring and training to achieve set goals and objectives. Identify and recruit employees that represent diverse, educated staff. Liaise between stores and corporate management to disseminate information on HR, marketing, and sales efforts.

TOASTMASTERS EXPERIENCE

2007-2008  Presidents Distinguished Club President
2010-2011    President’s Distinguished Area Governor
2011-2012    Distinguished Lt. Governor of Education & Training
2011-2012    Toastmaster of the Year
2012-2013    Select Distinguished District Governor
2013    Leadership Panel at Cincinnati International Convention
2015-2017    International Director

PERSONAL EXPERIENCES

Former National Director:  Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated

Author:
Self-Help:  If This Is A Secret Why Am I Telling It?
Poetry:  A Walk in the Park and The Sounds of Truth
Spoken Word Artist:  When I Think of You

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