Phone: (919) 397-4778
President of Quite Healthy Technologies and ProVariant, Inc. (February 2000 – Present)
Company Profile: A division of ProVariant, Inc, this is a privately held IT business that develops and sells consumer-based software for improving health through diet, nutrition, and fitness tracking. Our products have appeared in Ms. Fitness, Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, Smart Computing, Fitness Management Magazine, Fitness Business Pro Magazine, CNet, and WebMD. The company serves customers in over 50 countries and is located in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Summary of Accomplishments: I started the company with very little capital and transformed it into a profitable business in its second year. My development, management, and marketing skills have helped me stand out from the crowd in what is now a saturated market. The experience has turned me into a smart business person and savvy online marketer.
Vice President of MIS at Syrus Restaurant Information Services, Ltd (March 1997 – May 2000)
Company Profile: This is a privately held business providing Information services for the fast food industry. Syrus collects data from Wendy's restaurant locations throughout the U.S. and provides reports to help each store reduce costs and increase profits. The service is saving franchisees as much as 4% of gross sales and is the recipient of the 2010 "Outstanding Technology Service Award" from TechColumbus. The business is based in Columbus, Ohio.
Summary of Accomplishments: I was instrumental in building the business and its IT infrastructure from the ground up. The business is based on a system that I designed and developed for the parent company — the largest Wendy's franchisee in the world. I started as the MIS Director and was promoted to Vice President of MIS as a result of my vision and contribution to the company's growth. I am grateful for the opportunity they provided and am proud of the success that Syrus has achieved.
IT Consultant for Q Consulting, Inc. (June 1994 – March 1997 )
Company Profile: This privately held computer consulting firm in Columbus, Ohio served small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. It was adept at custom programming and automation technologies for a broad range of clients in a variety of industries.
Summary of Accomplishments: I began my career with Q Consulting right out of college and quickly learned how to create solutions for a wide range of businesses, communicate with clients, and adapt to many different business environments. The experience was invaluable for me and I was fortunate to be surrounded and mentored by quality individuals.