Management career spanning 35 years in fast paced manufacturing , production, and distribution environments. Grew up on a family farm near St. Martinville, La, and is a graduate of St Martinville Senior High. Began at Fruit of the Loom-Martin Mills loading trucks . Promoted into various management positions and at 24, opened the companies first expansion, Fruit of the Loom -Port Barre as Plant Manager. Later was transferred to the 2200 employee Jeanerette, La. facility as General Manager to fix production and labor issues. Two years later accepted the position to manage the companies Flag Ship Plant, returning to St. Martinville as the General Manager .This vertically integrated plant, knitted, bleached, dyed, cut, sewed, packaged, retailed, kitted, and supplied raw material to all Louisiana plants and over 30 offshore operations with a staff of 3300 employees and 175 managers. It was also the largest Distribution point for the company. After 17 years joined Jockey International as General Manager, fixing production issues at their Mount Sterling Kentucky Plant. In 1999, was recruited by Walmart Distribution and spent 17 years as an Operations Manager for the new Door Per Store Opelousas Distribution Center. To broaden experiences, also spent two years as an Assistant Store Manager at Walmart Stores. The key to all successes has been to recruit, develop, and transform a team of successful individuals to achieve company and customer goals, delivering a quality product on time. In 2018, was fortunate enough to join the Westport Linen Services team in Scott Louisiana as the General Manager of the newest facility. Married to wife Deana, for 37 years, has 4 daughters and 3 Grandchildren. Life long member of St. Martin Detours Catholic Church. Still lives on the family farm and cherishes the strong ties the growing family maintains. Enjoys raising cattle, Hunting with his Brittany Spaniel ” Jolie” , and staying Physically fit.