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RESUME OF:  LEONARD G. NELSON

EDUCATION:
MBA Merchandising, and Marketing, 1959, University of Pittsburgh  

BBA Marketing, 1958, Macalester College  

EXPERIENCE:
    1976  LEN NELSON AND ASSOCIATES, INC. (Personnel Consultants) www.lensjobs.com
    Present  Consultant 

Responsible for developing National Accounts, basically in the electronics area. Had $80,000 Personal Production in the first six months of operations. In May 1977, joined Inter-City Personnel Associates (IPA). Was awarded by IPA the "Most Progressive New Agency" Award for 1977-1978, "Top Recruiting" Award also was achieved, and were fourth in the IPA System of total place­ments. "Top Producing Agency" and "Top Counselor" in IPA for 1978-1979. Developed a training tape for IPA on "Successfully Recruiting Applicants" in 1979. "Top Producing Counselor” in IPA for 1979-1980. Was elected IPA Congressman for Southwestern and Western United States in  1980, and National Chairperson of Congress in 1981. Also in 1981 was given the George T. Sairs Award, which  is a national award for outstanding service to the Personnel Agency industry. In 1982, left IPA and formed our own Network of offices.  Have completed and performed retained contracts for: Cummins Engine, Inc. and Eagle Signal Inc., among others, to name a few.

    1972 - NATIONAL COMPUTERIZED EMPLOYMENT SERVICE, INC.
    1976 Vice President and Secretary (Part Owner)
Concentrated on developing the Food Industry. Managed the "start-up" and recruitment on location for several major food companies. Lead Nationwide

Network in total dollar splits in 1973, 1974, and 1975.  

    1970 - MANAGEMENT RECRUITERS
    1971 Consultant
   

Responsible for all the administrative and technical areas.

    1967 - PARK N SHOP MARKETS, INC.
    1970 President and General Manager

Developed this from one store doing $300.00 a week to ten stores with   a total volume doing three million dollars a year.

    1964 - DONALDSON'S (ALLIED STORES)
    1967 Merchandise Manager

Hard Lines and Home Furnishings.

    1962 - TARGET STORES
    1964

Store Manager

Was the company's first Store Manager. Completely responsible for setup of the store, including writing, development and implementing of all corporate operating procedures.  

    1959 - Allied Stores
    1962

Merchandise Development Director

Was responsible for setting up the "Exception Reporting System", using computers to spell out Fast Sellers and Slow Sellers for the merchandisers and Slow Sellers for the Merchandisers and Buyer to act upon. Also, converted seven problem Basement Stores across the country to Self Service operations. Developed a computerized  warehouse control system for merchandise and material control purposes.

 Last modified: May 10, 2013