Senior Leader & Integrator
Robert Myers Inc. – Houston, TX.
April 2010 – Present
? Consultant & Fractional Advisor, to include fulfillment of operational functions
? Analyzed strategies, created and implemented plans to achieve stakeholder objectives
? Worked with CEO’s/leadership teams to create mission statements, core values, job descriptions,
organizational charts and cross-functional process diagram maps.
? Created business plans, pre-opening budgets & pro-forma modeling for investment purposes
Client List: Robert Myers Inc. Client List.docx
Al Copeland Investments – New Orleans, LA
September 2006 – March 2010
? Relocated to New Orleans, post Katrina to assist Al Copeland rebuild various business holdings
? Responsible for restaurant openings, design/facilities team, corporate development and real estate
? Following Mr. Copeland Sr.’s death in 2009, remained & assisted with restructuring of the company
Bigtime Productions – Chicago, IL
August 1997 – August 2006
? Senior leader of a Chicago lifestyle, restaurant & nightlife group
? Successfully centralized accounting, marketing & operating standards
? Negotiated commercial leases for the Miami Beach and Manhattan locations
? Created pre-opening budgets & pro-forma models for capital investment/growth
? Supervised construction, management hiring/training and grand opening timeline
? Built revenue to $100M and achieved critical acclaim as best U.S. Super-Club in 2005/06,
with Zagat scores of 29
? Artist roster included Tom Petty, Cyndi Lauper, Lou Reed, The Black Eyed Peas and Tiesto
Baja International – Chicago, IL.
August 1987 – July 1997
? Senior leader of a Chicago owned chain of resort- beach themed multi-dimensional entertainment centers,
consisting of a restaurant, midway carnival, karaoke/piano lounge, night club & private event center.
? Established 23 US locations in 7 years, employed 3500 and built revenues exceeding $100M
? International licensing for the All-American theme led to units in Barcelona and Rotterdam, with New Castle
purchasing the licensing rights for the U.K.