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John J. Basile, MBA                            john@jb2822.info

407-758-8543 (c)               4208 Arajo Ct. Belle Isle, Fl. 32812 (h) 407-850-5795


PROFILE


BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / PROJECT & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT / PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Proven ability to identify and create competitive product value, penetrate market opportunities, establish and maintain market position in very difficult business environments for start-up, emerging or growing companies. Able to achieve corporate objectives, manage change, and effectively manage projects within corporate goals with loosely defined scope, limited budgets and challenging time frames.

Skilled in strategic planning, budget, break-even and P & L analysis, contract negotiation, team leadership and project deliverables.

Most recent focus has been on website development and IT-Database integration with handheld devices /embedded systems while negotiating product design and development with domestic and Pacific Rim resource providers. MSSQL, MySQL, MS SQL Server 2008.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

FLORIDA BASKETBALL & VOLLEYBALL ASSOCIATION, INC. / FBVA (Orlando, Fl.)
PRESIDENT/CEO (1992 – Present)

Researched market environment and pioneered start-up of private, IRS recognized 501-c-3 agency from $24K first year revenue to $1,000,000 per year by the 7th years (for 3 years) to become the dominant and largest vendor of its kind in the southeastern United States. Successfully developed a unique product mix that differentiated services while targeting market needs without outside funding or support.

  • Grew sales revenue and enrollment by 60% or more per year for 7 years.
  • Grew program operations to over 10,000 participants per year within 8 years of start-up for 4 consecutive years.
  • Managed disaster recovery from impact of 3 hurricanes of 2004 which forced the termination of all programs due to closure of multiple operational facilities.
  • Managed restructuring of programs and operations after Orange County Board of County Commissioners and The Orlando Magic combined on bond guarantee to include 5 new county gym facilities to expand services in direct competition to our operations.

NEWTON BEVERAGE, INC. (Longwood, Fl.)
OPERATIONS & SALES MANAGER (1992)

Managed operations, P & L, and customer retention for small, local beverage service provider on a shoe string budget while also performing personal production of “down the street” (cold calling) outside sales.

COPYCO of CENTRAL FLORIDA, INC. (Daytona Beach, Fl.)
DISTRICT SALES MANAGER (1991 - 1992)

Re-opened Daytona-Volusia office for Gestetner office products vendor competing against Canon and Minolta. Trained and managed 2 reps plus personal production.

  • Personally set company-wide record for most single machine placements in one month.

MUTUAL of NEW YOUR / MONY (Orlando, Fl.)
FIELD UNDERWRITER - EXECUTIVE TRAINING PROGRAM (1990 - 1991)

Dual track representative selling insurance and financial services products in the small business market.

  • Top 20% in National Executive Training program through training period. (Program terminated shortly after first US invasion “Desert Storm” into Iraq.)

CENTURY TELEPHONE / CUE PAGING (Altamonte Springs, Fl.)
REGIONAL SALES REP (1989 - 1990)

Outside territory rep selling Nokia nationwide, regional, and statewide pagers in B2B market.

  • First and only rep to meet or exceed quota in first 4 months.
  • Personally sold Sea World account for statewide and regional pagers.

GENERAL MILLS RESTAURANT GROUP [now DARDEN RESTAURANTS] (Orlando, Fl.)
PAYROLL & INVENTORY ACCOUNTING (1986 - 1989)

Inventory Accounting Coordinator:

  • Duties included calculating value, reconciling and auditing $20 million of seafood products for 500 plus stores while coordinating accounting process of 2 subordinates at off-site processing centers.

Regional Payroll Clerk:
  • Worked with Red Lobster store managers to reconcile and complete bi-weekly payroll for 1/5 of company stores totally approximately 110 stores and 7,000 hourly and managerial employees.


EDUCATION

  • Completed 21 credit hours in AS track for Computer IT / Programming Services
  • Valencia College, Orlando, Fl. (2013) (President’s List)
  • MBA with dual concentrations in Finance and International Business
  • University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fl. (1989)
  • BA in Psychology / Physical Education (2nd Major)
  • Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Ok.

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