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Anthony Walker
Energetic and ambitious problem solver with a wide range of executive level experience. Proven ability to increase profitability and sales while maintaining high customer satisfaction. Demonstrated ability to train and cultivate positive employee/employer relations. 
  • Executive Level Management
  • Customer Service
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Profit and Loss
  • Product Development
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Building and Construction
PLANT MANAGER 07/2014 to Present
Thermobond Buildings Elkhart, IN
Responsible for all day to day operations of a 70,800 sqft manufacturing facility producing modular lightweight telecommunication shelters and modular office buildings.  Responsible for production, purchasing, quality control, maintenance and safety.
Selected Contributions:
  • Used knowledge and resources to staff a start-up operation producing over a million dollars per month in production revenue in less than 6 months.
  • Worked with purchasing staff and accounting to solicit vendors and implement Fishbowl Inventory Management software.
  • Helped in design of performance tracking metrics using Lean methodology for increasing company wide efficiency.
  • Reduced labor rate by almost 10% by implementing Xactime software to better track production hours per job.
Berrien County Farm Bureau Oil Co Eau Claire, MI
Responsible for all day to day operations of community owned agricultural cooperative.  Hired by Board of Directors to reverse losses in market share and increase company profitability.  Was also hired to develop and implement a re-branding campaign for the cooperative to increase visibility in all of Southwest Michigan.
Selected Contributions:
  • Increased gross margin dollars by 22% annually by implementing computerized point of sale procedures.
  • Increased annual sales of refined fuels by 13% in one year using 3 pronged marketing approach.
  • Solicited over 180 new residential heating customers in 1 year expanding market penetration to all of Southwestern Michigan.
  • Oversaw $325k in infrastructure upgrades without incurring any long term debt.
  • Split company financial into 4 profit centers to better track revenue and job costs leading to increased gross margin dollars.
  • Procured healthcare for employees while navigating through the impact of the Affordable Care Act.

VP/GENERAL MANAGER - PARTNER 08/2007 to 05/2010
Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling Kalamazoo, MI
Responsible for day to day operations of business as well as long term strategic planning.  Oversight of all departments and functions including: P&L, sales, marketing, accounting and production.  Successfully marketed franchise to insurance companies throughout Southwestern Michigan.
Worked with banking institutions to secure financial backing to better position the company and reorganize long term debt.
Selected Contributions:

  • Right sized company to a profitable level within first 6 months.
  • Developed and implemented a multi-pronged marketing plan increasing sales by 100% over 3 years
  • Successfully negotiated sale of company with increased ROI for investors.
Business Management Consultant 12/2004 to 08/2007
Closson Consulting Services Edwardsburg, MI
Provide expertise in areas such as product design, production efficiencies and organizational restructuring for small to medium sized business.
Selected Contributions:

  • Applied use of lean manufacturing techniques in setting up new production lines.
  • Created new designs and documentation in AutoCad format.
  • Continually researched new markets and implemented strategies to penetrate these markets resulting in higher profits for clients.
  • Operated independently to keep costs low and rewards high.
  • Negotiated short and long term contracts with businesses to provide maximum profitability to company owners and Board of Directors.
VP/General Manager 06/2000 to 10/2004
Greco Manufacturing Dowagiac, MI
Engineering Manager/Project Manager 03/1992 to 06/2000
Miller Building System, Inc Elkhart, IN
Engineering Disciplines: Southwestern Michigan College - Dowagiac, MI
Commercial Electrical Design Elkhart Career Center - Elkhart, IN
Additional Information
Member ID#1052677
State of Michigan Residential Builders License
License #2101195452
References available upon request
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Previous Companies:

  • Thermobond Buildings
  • Berrien County Farm Bureau Oil Co
  • Paul Davis Restoration & Remodeling

Previous Job Positions:

  • Plant Manager
  • VP


  • Southwestern Michigan College
  • Elkhart Career Center

Level of Education:

  • Engineering Disciplines

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