Leonard E. Burnett

Freelance Voiceover Freelancer & Music Composer

1036
Location:Orlando, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/leonardeburnett
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$50
Rate/Hr
LEONARD E. BURNETT
14341 Lord Barclay Drive • Orlando, Florida 32837 • 321.288.7734 • cacib@msn.com

SALES & BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Entrepreneurial business professional with outstanding experience for positions in sales, management, and consulting. Superb track record developing new business and building client relationships in order to maximize sales revenues and profitability. Highly capable of training, evaluating, motivating, and leading high-performance employee teams. Demonstrated skill analyzing markets, trends, and competition in order to identify opportunities and create sales solutions and proposals.

Areas of Strength
Sales Management • Operational Leadership • Profit & Loss (P&L) • Revenue Growth
Sales Presentations • Marketing & Promotions • Business Analysis • Staff Development
Strategic Sales Planning • Contract & Deal Negotiation • Forecasts & Budgets

FORMAL EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration, Marketing – University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor of Science, Education – University of Oregon

CAREER EXPERIENCE

KEYS AIRPORT BUSINESS, INC. – Orlando, Florida • 1992 to 2012
Gift shop owner/operator in Orlando International Airport, with $7 million revenues and 40 staff.

Partner & General Manager
Developed all aspects of business, including store operations, personnel recruiting, inventory control, merchandising, accounting, and financial tracking. Created and spearheaded sales, promotional, and marketing initiatives. Analyzed markets, controlled costs, and increased sales to enhance bottom-line profitability and surpass corporate goals. Prepared and administered strategic business plans and budgets. Hired, trained, evaluated, and led employee teams. Managed client service/support and community relationship building. Designed store layouts and training/operations manuals.

• Started and built business from ground up to superb revenues and customer satisfaction.
• Noted as Top 10 Small business in Central Florida by Orlando Regional Chamber of Commerce.
• Retained over 50% of original employees with company throughout 20-year tenure.
• Provided the widest array of merchandise for sale among all airport gift shops.

Early Career (details on request):
ALL-PRO FOOD SERVICES – Detroit, Michigan
Partner & General Manager

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Past Chair, African American Chamber of Commerce
Past Executive Committee Member, Central Florida Economic Development Commission
Skills (2) Rating
Voiceovers
Music Composition