District Manager Retail Food Philadelphia PA Resume Steven Benjamin by StevenBenjamin3


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									Steven R. Benjamin

Mount Laurel, NJ 08054


Well educated professional with excellent analytical skills looking for a position in business
consulting/district management where I can use my skills and continue learning in my career.


2005-2012     District Manager, 7-11, Inc. Mount Laurel, NJ

Responsible for:
Store openings/changeovers throughout New Jersey
Weekly evaluation visits to current franchisees (10) with total revenues of $15,000,000
(serviced 55 different locations throughout my tenure)
Business planning and advising, coaching, marketing and promotional activities for franchisee base
Detailed analysis of revenues, gross profit by product line and inventory turnover; increased revenues
by 20% and gross profit by 25% in 2Q 2012 through analysis and implementing ongoing plans to
improve results
Training franchisees to 7-11 requirements
Getting under performing stores back to Company standards through increased emphasis on getting
back to the basics
Training incoming Consultants
Holding seminars on merchandising and gross profit analysis for Franchisees and Managers

2003-2005     District Manager, Subway Marlton, NJ

Responsible for:
Store openings throughout New Jersey
Monthly evaluation visits to current franchisees (35) with total revenues of $28,000,000
Business planning and advising, marketing and promotional activities for franchisee base;
increased revenues by 8% and gross profit by 11.5% in 2005 through analysis and implementing
ongoing plans to improve results
Training franchisees to Subway requirements

1995-2003     Franchisee, Quiznos Subs/Bains Deli, Phila., PA

Responsible for:
Managing operations of successful sandwich franchise grossing over $600,000 in annual revenue
Increasing revenues by 150% from $400,000 to $600,000
Lowering key food cost ratios by over 35% from 1995-2002 by implementing new inventory
management process
Developing successful marketing and promotional activities including several new product launches
Relaunching company from Bain's Deli concept to Quiznos Subs concept
Hiring, training and managing a staff of 9

1993-1995     Commercial Loan Analyst, Fairmount Mortgage Company, Phila., PA

Responsible for:
Analyzing and reviewing commercial loan applications (1st mortgages and business development
loans) and credit histories to determine loan approval decision; approval authority to $10,000,000
Analyzing economic and real estate trends to determine potential effect on company decision making

1990-1993     Associate Underwriter, CIGNA Corporation, Philadelphia, PA

Responsible for:
Managing accounts totaling $12 million in the Northeastern territory
Interacting with clients to resolve issues and provide customer service
Developing, pricing and analyzing Property and Casualty insurance for several lines of business

Received Associate in Underwriting (AU) designation, December, 1992


LaSalle University, Phila., PA -- 1989
MBA in Marketing

Drexel University, Phila., PA -- 1987
BS in Business Administration
Deans List 1983-1987

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