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Illinois

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Retail

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Philip Dopko
1162 Delta Drive
Elgin, Illinois 60123 847-271-1786(Cell)
pdopko@gmail.com
www.linkedin.com/in/philipdopko
OBJECTIVE
To use my Management, Operational, and Personnel background to contribute to Company growth in Revenue and Bottom Line Profitability

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY and SKILL SET
* Extensive Leadership background
* P&L Budget templates, and forecasting experience
* Personnel Development and Training
* Consistently met and surpassed sales goals
* Operations and Administration
* HR Background in Benefits and Orientations
* Excellent Communication/Customer Service Skills

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


Salvation Army, Chicago, Illinois 2011

DISTRICT / MULTI-UNIT MANAGER

Responsibilities for 7 Chicago locations, including Sales , Production, Administration, Operations ,Personnel and Marketing functions.

Achievements
Stores are currently running a 9.9% increase YTD.
Goodwill Industries, Carpentersville , Illinois 2008-2010

GENERAL MANAGER

Grand-Opened new 15,000 sq ft Store and Donation center in Carpentersville, Illinois in Oct 2008

Bottom-line accountability for all Operations, Sales, Personnel and Administration.

Managed a staff of 55, including an Assistant Manager, 2 Retail Coordinators, 4 Supervisors/ Team leads, and hourly associates

Achievements
Achieved 20%-30% Monthly Sales and Productivity Increases to budget from January 2009- September 2010, while maintaining Payroll 2%-3% under plan
At 74%, employee turnover rate was one of the lowest in the 36 Store chain

Personnel Training and Development- Successfully helped mentor and train Supervisors/ Team Leaders to advance further along Goodwill\'s\" Career Path \" program. Oversaw the training and development of Associate Jennifer Kent, promoted to Team Leader from Associate earlier than the Career Path Schedule. Placed Team Leader Janet Ruther in the Career Path program for Assistant Manager

Achieved 20%+ increase in Production goals to budget each month for 12 consecutive months, ranking #1 in the company








Value City Department Stores, Carol Stream, Illinois 2003 - 2008
(Company ceased operations April 2008)

ASSISTANT GM/CO-MANAGER 2005-2008

Managed a $13 Million, 80,000 sq ft. General Merchandise Department Store including Hardlines and Operations management and merchandising, hiring and training an average of 100 staff with 25 Direct Reports, 75 Indirect Reports.

Achievements
* Consistently ranked in top 25% in sales volume in 14 store districts for past 3 years.
* Hardlines merchandise Sales exceeded 30% over Budgeted plan
Scored 90% or better on company audits over 2 year period, company average 84%.
Ranked in top 10% in reducing turnover leading to higher productivity standards.

Store Human Resource Coordinator 2003-2005

Administered Orientations, Benefits, Hiring and Training of new Associates & performance evaluations.

Sports Authority, Schaumburg, Illinois 2001 2003

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Oversaw all Operational and HR functions for a 50,000 sq. ft. Sporting Goods store. Facility and receiving management, scheduling, cash office, and payroll control for all departments, 50 associates, Department Heads, and full-time and part-time team members.

Hired, oriented and trained incoming Team members in all features of the business, including Sales, Operations, Merchandising and Administration. Followed up with appropriate disciplinary action where necessary, administered personnel evaluations

Achievements
Consistently met District standards in Payroll, Company Audits & Receiving.
* Contributed to achievement of 3rd highest Sales totals in 12 Store district 3 consecutive years

Ames Stores, Villa Park, Illinois 2000 2001 (Company ceased Operations in 2001)

ASSISTANT GM/HARDLINES

Assisted GM in managing a 90,000 sq ft. Department Store, with Hardlines coverage including Furniture, Electronics, Toys, Sporting Goods, House wares, and Domestics. Merchandising, Administrative, Hiring and Personnel decisions. 30 Direct reports, including 5 Team Leads. Store Sales projection $15 Million.

Video Update, Broadview, Illinois 1999-2000 (Company ceased operations in early 2000)

DISTRICT MANAGER
Managed 6 Chicago and Suburban specialty video chain stores. Total P&L responsibilities, Budgeting, Sales Forecasts, Operational and Payroll controls for District. Hiring of Store Managers and Assistants, as well as Training and Team Building. Developed Sales and Operational budget templates for all stores, with subsequent administration and Training of all Management personnel.

ADDITIONAL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Party City, Arlington Heights, IL.
GENERAL MANAGER

Supervised party goods store, staff of 32 including Management Personnel and Team Members. P&L, Budgets, Hiring and Training, Sales and Store Operations

F & M Distributors, Skokie, IL.
GENERAL MANAGER

Responsible for managing mass-merchandise retail store with average sales volume of $9MM.Oversaw 50+ staff, including Assistant Managers, Department Supervisors and Team Members, had all Sales, Budgetary, Operational and Administrative responsibilities

EDUCATION
AA Business Administration, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois

TECHNICAL SKILLS
MS Office XP, Word, Outlook, and Excel

TRAINING SEMINARS/CLASSES
Leadership Institute, Goodwill Industries, 2010
\"7 Habits of Highly Effective People\" Goodwill Industries 2010

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Name: Phil Dopko
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Location: Illinois,United States

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