Tom Yelenick Dallas, TX ½ 714.914.3255 ½ CEO / COO / General Manager Driven and forward-thinking executive with more than 20 years of experience in successful restaurant and retail operations. Proven understanding of how to build a business from the ground up, as well as how to turnaround a struggling operation. Notable talent for hiring and developing staff members, as well as identifying the latest customer trends. Eager to leverage extensive experience into a leadership role. Areas of Expertise & Technical Skills § Operations Management § Staff Leadership & Training § Revenue Growth & Expansion § Turnaround Strategies § Budgeting & Cost Control § Remodeling & Updating § New Business Development § Communication Skills § Relationship Management § Restaurant Operations § Stakeholder Partnerships § MS Office (Word, Excel) Professional Experience NUTRISHOP, Dana Point, CA and San Luis Obispo, CA 2012 – 2017 CEO / Owner Owned two locations of a global sports nutrition store chain, educating customers about ways to achieve their health goals. Supervised two managers with 15 employees. Sought out venues for key promotional events (gyms, recreation centers, yoga studios, expositions, etc.) to boost brand identity and awareness. – Developed new business and increased revenues by 35% through ongoing promotional events. ROYAL HAWAIIAN, Laguna Beach, CA 2005 – 2010 Co-Owner / Managing Partner Purchased the Royal Hawaiian restaurant established in 1947 which is an Iconic landmark in Laguna Beach with the goal of remodeling the facilities and bringing it up to code. Supported restaurant operations at a 140-seat restaurant with 25 staff, including hiring, payroll, and purchasing. Managed front and back of house