President CEO in Dallas TX Resume Gabriel Prieto

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					                            GABRIEL PRIETO
Visionary Executive, enhanced by hands-on management experience, with ability to create a
VISION, followed by planning and execution to meet goals consistent with corporate
objectives and shareholder’s values.
Entrepreneurial-minded executive with over twenty years of experience leading all facets of business operations
with start up, turnaround and repositioning for growth on diverse industries; including Building Materials, Oil &
Gas, Banking, Plastics, Defense Electronics and Software Development uniquely position my qualifications to
transcend successfully across industries.

Recognized as being adept at planning, analytical, communicating and executing strategic and tactical plans, I am
able to focus these skills throughout the various facets of the business operations to enhance stockholder’s value
as well as core values of the organization. I am comfortable communicating at any level, from the Board to the
line personnel to convey and discuss the message to succeed and create value. Use of technology as a tool to
succeed has always been an advantage to my career and a differentiator among my peers. I have working
knowledge with various software/hardware platforms, and continue to learn as new technology evolves.

        Strategic Planning & Analysis
        Sales and Marketing
        Finance (P&L, Budgets, Analysis, Forecast)
        Technology Architecture
        Business Development
        Manufacturing Operations
        Mergers & Acquisitions
        Management Team building

        To be part of a dynamic organization at the executive level where my
        experience, talents and skills can be used to grow revenue and profit


        Transformed acquired division from one customer to 50 customers and $7 million in sales.
        Built new company in building materials from zero revenue to over $6 million in 5 years.
        Acquired, turnaround and sold plastics manufacturing company within 12 months for 2X profit.
        Customized metrics to identify cost drivers and reduced manufacturing cost by over 30%.
        Developed in house capabilities, saving over $250,000 in potential cap ex investment.
        Selected software/hardware platforms to manage operations, financial controls and CAD capabilities.
        Achieved ISO 9001 registration using only in-house personnel within 6 months of start.
        Completed several acquisitions, including a critical defense division of Texas Instruments.

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2002 to 6/2010       President & CEO
Design-Build Company specializing in concrete architectural products
Serving the home building and construction industries

Founded company and acquired assets of a building materials manufacturer specializing in architectural and
structural concrete products. As CEO, created the entire infrastructure, including hiring talent and
implementing all procedures for manufacturing, engineering, marketing, sales and financial controls.

Significant achievements at PremierCrete included:
       Revenue grew from zero to over $6 million.
       Achieved National Precast Concrete Association plant quality certification.
       Invented and brought to market a new brick product for the housing industry, achieving a successful
        acceptance from homebuilders. Provided revenue of over $ 1million first year of production.
       Built new plant with all manufacturing and quality controls, increasing capacity 10 fold.
       Partnered with military vendor and introduced courtyard wall used at “Middle East” simulated cities
        training facilities in the U.S., Hawaii and Japan military bases. Shipped product to Japan and Hawaii.
       Developed operational metrics whereby cost variance of cents could be measured and identified for
        improvements, as well as production efficiencies and financial performance by product. Reduced
        manufacturing cost by 30% as a direct result of controls.
       Authored all Standard Operating Procedures to control every aspect of production & quality.
       Developed mold-making capability saving from purchasing over $250,000 on capital equipment.

2000 to 2002          President and CEO

SMITEL Communications
A spinoff of Superior Magnetics focused in the telecom
fiber optic deployment and wireless applications

Created engineering company to serve the telecommunications industry assisting carriers and providers deploy
their next generation fiber optical networks. SMITEL’s expertise was concentrated on providing engineering,
certified installation and testing services for these companies, in addition to the OEM’s. This division
       Deployment and installation of equipment to over 50 Optical Amplifiers and 7 Point of Presence
        (POP) sites covering over 1,000 miles of fiber optic infrastructure from Texas to Virginia.
       Did early work on wireless application platform using small foot print device (similar to the netbook of
        today) for teacher/student interactive classroom teaching application.
     Negotiated manufacturing contract with V-Tech for small footprint “wireless learning device”.
Division was dissolved upon completion of major contract.

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1992 to 2001            President and CEO

Superior Magnetics
Formerly division of Texas Instruments
Specializing in design and manufacturing of power supplies

Managed 80+ people design and manufacturer of electronic transformers/power supplies for the Defense, Space
and Aerospace industries, including communications platforms.

   Led acquisition team in 1992 to acquire this division from Texas Instruments.
   Successfully diversified the company’s revenue base from a one-customer company (TI) to over 35 active
    customers. Customer list includes Boeing, Rockwell, Raytheon, among others.
   Built sales, marketing, engineering, financial and administrative functions. Significantly improved the
    Company’s technology and manufacturing infrastructure.
   Invested significant amounts of capital in technology and people, improving information systems, financial,
    design and manufacturing systems to support customer and revenue growth.
   Completed patent for a “flat” power supply used in the F-22 avionics computer system.
   Under my leadership achieved ISO 9001, Boeing’s D1-9000 and NASA certification.
   Negotiated and executed JV agreements with leading sub-contract manufacturer in Mexico and Canada.
   Achieved national recognition as leader in the compact power supply system.
Company was sold to competitor at the end of 2001.

1992 to 1998            President & CEO
Fridcorp Plastics
Manufacturer of plastic injection and vacuum formed products

   Managed acquisition team and subsequently negotiated and completed acquisition.
   Implemented information systems for financial and manufacturing controls.
   Introduced several products, from concept to design, production, marketing and sales.
   Organized a network of over 20 manufacturer representatives to promote the company products.

1990 to 1992           Investor & Independent Business Consultant
After the sale of Domac Plastics, pursued participation in various ventures as investor and consultant.
Participated in various mergers & acquisitions and implementation of management information systems.
Spearheaded and funded development of specialized simulation software to aid planning of maxillofacial surgery
procedures jointly with UT Medical School. Provided consulting services to Oil & Gas customers for reserve
evaluation and investment advise.

1989 to 1990            President
Domac Plastics
Manufacturer of packaging plastic products for the electronics industry
Acquired Company in late 1988. Turned company around to profitability within 12 months and subsequently
sold it for a 2X profit.

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1982 to 1989           Vice President & Sr. Petroleum Engineer
Bank of America
Energy lending group

Technical member of the energy department specializing in mergers and acquisitions in the Oil & Gas
industry, including:
     Loan evaluations and recommend approval of $1 million to over $500 million.
        Reserve and economic evaluation for asset collateral on developments and acquistions.
        Selected as key member of evaluating team for other bank syndication on larger loans.
        Selected as member of the “work out team” of the bank analyzing client operations for restructure
         or disposition of assets.

1976 to 1982           Sr. Petroleum Engineer
Freeport McMoran and Mobil Oil Corp. (New Orleans)

        Held various engineering positions; including production, drilling, reservoir-engineering and
         project management in offshore and onshore developments.
        As reservoir engineer coordinated multi-million dollar exploration & development projects.
        Led several projects and joint venture relationships for the acquisition and development of oil
         & gas properties, domestic as well as international.
        Field superintendent for land operations.


2/1976                  Louisiana Tech University
B.S. Petroleum Engineering with minor in Electrical Engineering
Bank of America formal credit training
Competitive Dynamics in Telecom – 16 hours – SMU Cox School of Business
The Balanced Scorecard – 12 hours – University of Texas – Dr. Bill Hendricks
Managing for Value Creation – 16 hours – SMU Cox School of Business


        Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas
        Board of Directors (past) – Louisiana Tech University Engineering & Science Foundation
        Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers
        Member American Society of Civil Engineers
        Member of Construction Research Institute at UT Arlington, Texas

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