Brandon Laroque

  • General Manager/Store Manager
  • Garden City, MI 48135
  • Jun 08, 2017
Full time Retail / Wholesale

Personal Summary

Versatile, performance-focused, and analytical professional with comprehensive experience in stock merchandising, purchasing, and process improvement. Adept at managing payroll; generating gross income; and overseeing and leading teams of professionals. Recognized for solid work ethic in effectively handling multiple priorities essential in attaining client’s needs. Equipped with articulate communication and interpersonal skill essential in establishing and maintaining positive rapport with diverse individuals.

Work Experience

Field Relief Manager | General Manager
Jan 2015 - U-Haul International

Perform various human resources functions, such as hiring, coaching, and motivating employees while facilitating the training of new management employees

Career Highlights:
Made significant contribution in generating gross income of $1.25M in 2016 and $1.33M in 2017
Served as a key contributor in obtaining 15% on rotation gross; 10% on van/pickup gross; 5.6% on total gross income;4.8% on gross profit; 45% on net profit; 16% on hitch; 195% on equipment repair gross; 11% on propane gross; and 14.5% on safe income
Reduced customer reimbursements by 44% in 2017
Obtained commendation for being a 4-time hitch installation champion in 2017
Received promotion from field relief manager to general manager within two months

Store Manager
- Jan 2015 Better Health Market

Provided expert oversight to a team of 48 employees
Assumed full accountability in handling payroll of all employees, purchasing merchandise from vendors, and creating systems and programs to maximize efficiency
Rendered effectual support to department leaders in interviewing, hiring, and training employees

Career Highlights:
Successfully accomplished single-day sales records by three folds, as well single-month sales records by four times
Earned numerous promotions for demonstrating outstanding performance and professionalism

Education

Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, with Concentration in Software Engineering
Oakland Community College