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Richard Barr

SELF EMPLOYED

Kuna, ID

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A MARKETING POSITION IN SALES OR MERCHANDISING LEADING TO 
MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES.

Work Experience

Financial Market Specialist

R&B Enterprises
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Kuna, ID
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2009 to Present

Responsibilities 
This is an on going part time home based business, that I have had since 1992. Trade financial securities on both the New York and Nasdaq market exchanges.

STORE MANAGER

Spencer Gifts
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Billings, MT
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2008 to 2009

Responsible for the complete operation of a retail store outlet. Major emphasis is P&L, budgeting, sales training, 
driving revenues, and profitability. Increased sales revenue by over 9% from previous year. Assisted district 
manager in overseeing other retail outlets within the region. Trained several new store managers for the Montana 
market. Trained and mentored numerous new employee's in loss prevention and customer service.

DEPARTMENT SUPERVISOR

Best Buy
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Billings, MT
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2006 to 2007

Responsible for the overall operation of 3 different departments within Best Buy. These departments generated 
revenues between 7-10 million in sales. Additional duties include sales training, inventory control, and P&L.

TELECOMMUNICATIONS SALES

Verizion Wireless
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Billings, MT
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2002 to 2006

Responsible for maintaining sales quotas and productivity initiatives for both retail and business customers. 
Considered one of the top producers within our region. Trained new employee's on customer service techniques.

FINANCIAL MARKET SPECIALIST

R&B Enterprises
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Red Lodge, MT
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1999 to 2002

Ongoing home based business, active since 1992. developed trading platforms for securities trading.

SALES/SALES TRAINER

Future Shop
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Billings, MT
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1996 to 1999

Responsible for sales training of new employee's, driving sales revenues, service agreements, profitability, goal 
setting, within several departments. Achieved several sales and customer service awards within our region, 
including the Presidents club status award, recognizing the top sales producers in the company.

STORE MANAGER

U.S Tech
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Billings, MT
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1995 to 1996

Overall responsibility for the complete operation of a retail outlet. Special emphasis on sales training, P&L, 
driving revenues and customer service. Negotiated vendor agreements with several consumer electronic vendors.

STORE MANAGER

Yampa Valley Sound Company
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Craig, CO
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1988 to 1994

Responsible for retail sales, merchandising, P&L, and inventory control.

STORE MANAGER

Soundtrack
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Denver, CO
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1981 to 1987

Complete management responsibilities which include sales training, inventory control, P&L, customer relations, and developing procedures for our car audio division.

STORE MANAGER

WJL SOUND
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Denver, CO
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1979 to 1981

Responsibilities included sales, revenue growth, customer service training, and the buying and negotiation of store inventory through consumer electronic vendors. 
FINANCIAL CREDIT LENDING: Chrysler Credit Corp: Denver, Co. Responsibilities included taking 
inventory of several major car dealerships, scoring contacts, closing delinquent accounts, and repossessions.

Education

B.S. in Marketing

University of Colorado -
Boulder, CO

1978

Additional Information

QUALIFICATIONS: 
 
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Several years of successful experience in retail sales, customer service and store management. 
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Ability to establish instant credibility with customer, identifying needs, and presenting effective 
solutions. Skilled in the techniques of closing a sale 
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Highly developed management skills. 
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Confident, professional business communicator. 
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Developed, trained, and mentored several employees to management positions.