Bret Reynolds

Director of Operations

Location 15h@2xEvans, CO

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Work Experience
  • Director of Operations

    Elemental Worldwide
    Jan. 2014 to Present (3 years and 4 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

     Created and developed a number of large scale events in S.E. Asia and Abu Dhabi
     Maintained relationships and managed expenses with reputable food purveyors.
     Management and facilitating contract negotiation for International a number of internationally recognized contemporary artist.
     Booked Brent Benger as the official Artist for the Rolling Stone, Leigh Steinberg, The Victoria Secret Leather & Lace Super Bowl Events, The Premiere for the Motion Picture "All Things Must Pass, The Rise & Fall of Tower Records", Podium Lounge Abu Dhabi 2015
     Ensuring timely adherence to all contractual obligations such as branding, media appearances and interviews, photo and video shoots, Art shows and event appearances.
     Managed complex project budgets, including collecting invoices and documentation, and securing payments from outside contractors.
     Directed branded content and business partnerships to reconcile all budgetary expenses with strict adherence to internal processes and timelines.
     Managed travel arrangements and media appearances.
     Worked on site at and other locations to maintain appropriate brand presence visually and managed interactions with the general public.
     Responded to all event related inquiries for partnership such as providing written and verbal responses, sending out branding materials when requested. Collected content post event and secured all necessary legal rights for promotion and publication.
     Directed Branded Content team with onsite management in multiple locations.

  • Director of Marketing / PR

    PIMEX Phuket Thailand/Singapore Super-Yacht Show/Boat Asia
    Oct. 2011 to Nov. 2014 (3 years and 1 month)

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    Role & Tasks:

     Directed a team of media sales and marketing professionals in the development of regional segmented growth through sound strategic in-depth analysis/research and cohesive marketing executions
     Effectively led and executed a variety of marketing efforts to target clients and increase business awareness
     Built and maintained strong relationships with market leaders while also identifying marketing channels leading to the increase of brand recognition
     Collaborated with clients on commercialization for their brands in a strategic manner, assisting in delivering successful results for segmented financial targets
     Responsible for planning and executing a number of high end large scale events for prestigious B2B and B2C groups
     Established numerous media partners and sponsors for the events, generating more than $3M in food, beverage, venue and gifts sponsorship while also building partnerships with numerous high-profile companies such as Rolex, Harley Davidson, Stoli Vodka, Schott Zwiesel Kristallglas, Avalon, Indochin Resorts, Blue Sky Luxury Villas, Standard Chartered Banks, Northrop and Johnson Yachts, Channel News Asia, Air Asia, Marina Bay Sands Resorts Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, Dusit Thani Hotel, Centara Grand and Bangkok Convention Centre and Central World Bangkok
     Effectively managed all incoming inquiries, daily cold calling, negotiations, pricing and contracts to ensure optimal business success
     Proactively scouted and reserved off-site ship venues when on-site inventory was booked to capacity
     Successfully managed all aspects of event planning including detailing menus, itineraries, vendor referrals and floor plan logistics
     Collaborated on marketing and promotional collateral to increase awareness of all event brands
     Directed and advised on the development of a private event website with the graphic design team

  • Regional Manager

    TgiFridays Singapore Asia
    Sep. 2009 to Oct. 2011 (2 years)

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    Role & Tasks:

     Provided comprehensive restaurant management development with a focus on encompassing strategic planning and conversion into tactical programs
     Effectively handled a number of critical human resources functions including recruiting, training and building a strong team ensuring the complete understanding of their responsibilities and company policies
     Directed all aspects of brand management, event planning, PR, media relations, corporate positioning, advertising and forecasting to drive business growth
     Complete knowledge of purchasing specifications for all items in inventory, purchasing and receiving procedures and inventory control systems with thorough understanding of all back of the house.
     Responsible for interviewing, hiring, scheduling of management of all restaurant operations.
     Maintained relationships and managed expenses with reputable food purveyors.
     Designed, developed and executed menus, quality control, and seasonal specials.
     Planned and arranged dinners, luncheons, Catering’s and receptions as well with promoting special such as events Super Bowl’s, 4th of July and Marti Gras Events
     Leveraged strengths in cost-effective marketing management and vendor negotiations to end each year an average of 15% under-budget without compromising business growth goals

  • Regional Manager

    JP Pepperdine
    Jun. 2008 to Sep. 2009 (1 year and 3 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

     Complete knowledge of purchasing specifications for all items in inventory, purchasing and receiving procedures and inventory control systems with thorough understanding of all back of the house.
     Responsible for interviewing, hiring, scheduling of management of all restaurant operations.
     Maintained relationships and managed expenses with reputable food purveyors.
     Planned and arranged dinners, luncheons, and receptions for up to 200 people.
     Developed and implemented immediate, decisive strategies to repair damaged relationships, rebuild trust and cement loyal customer relationships in under producing outlets.

Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Marketing – International Business
    University of Louisiana at LafayetteSaint Martinville, LA, US
    Sep. 1994 to May. 1998

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    Bachelor of Science Degree • GPA: 3.4

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