Antelope Creek Lake
Thin Blue Line

Tim's Business Experience

Web Developer, Operations Manager, Business Consultant and Development Professional

 

Outdoor I Sporting Goods I Sports I Grocery I Small Business

  • Over 30 years sales, marketing and business development experience.
  • Administrator with over 20 years of organizational and management leadership experience including human resources, advertising and customer service.
  • Successful in expanding product offerings with many OEM suppliers and distributors.
  • Created, developed and implemented multiple business plans.
  • Proven track record of improving sales, cutting costs and exceeding goals.
  • Background in retail, outdoor sports and sporting goods.
  • Additional experience in web development and management including Wordpress, Joomla, Smartetailing, ADA Compliancy and Google Analytics.

 

HIGHLIGHTED SKILLS

 

  • Business Development
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Staff Recruiting and Training
  • Website Design and Management
  • Business Process Improvement
  • MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • 10 years+ Apple/Mac Experience

 

Professional Experience

 

Consultant 11/2021 - Present

GLG, Remote

  • Provide information as a consultant related to the bicycle, sporting good or other small business industries.
  • Forecast and analyze and explain trends in business.
  • Advise on business set up, operations, HR, marketing & advertising of small business.
  • Report on website development, social media, POS, and IT.

Web Developer 04/2010 - Present

Various Companies, Self-employed

  • Design and maintain small business, club and personal websites.
  • Develop websites using Wordpress, Joomla and Smartetailing.
  • Maintain and update websites using google analytics and promoting ADA compliancy.

Business Development Consultant 10/2019 - Present

Various Companies, Self-employed

  • Help make business more profitable using website strategies.
  • Improve business bottom lines with marketing and advertising.
  • Implement social media engagement
  • Advise in the areas of business structure, purchasing & other areas

President/CEO 04/1998 - 10/2019

BICYCLES! Pleasanton Inc., Pleasanton, CA 

  • Made business development decisions that led to up to 300% increase in revenue.
  • Hired additional personnel needed to increase the volume of business significantly.
  • Created and implemented customer service policies which increased efficiency.
  • Made advertising and marketing connections as well as created ad campaigns.
  • Connected with new vendors and led the purchasing team as business increased quickly.
  • Assisted in creating industry related entertainment, training and sales events.

Operations Manager 04/1996 - 03/1998

BICYCLES! Pleasanton, Pleasanton, CA 

  • Created a business plan and started the business from scratch.
  • Acquired the real estate for multiple retail locations.
  • Set up financing to enable the start of multiple business locations.
  • Trained the staff to perform tasks related to sales, service and maintenance.
  • Made relationships with long-term vendors that brought name brand recognition.

 Store Manager 02/1988 - 03/1996

Hank & Frank Bicycles, Hayward, CA 

  • Led a team of store employees to increase sales by up to 100%, while improving productivity and customer service.
  • Helped to  acquire real estate for retail locations.
  • Attended industry trade shows and conferences to make contacts and increase the quality of customer experience.
  • Performed purchasing, marketing, merchandising and advertising tasks
  • Sold, maintained and repaired bicycles and related products to lead by example.