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The Résumé of Donald A. Thomas, Jr.

408 Osprey Lakes Circle    Chuluota, FL  32766-6655

phone (407) 304-6421    fax (815) 366-2336
datj@icwhen.com    http://www.ICWhen.com

       


    

  

- Skills and Experience -


º Marketing experience with Suburban Trib, Dallas Times Herald, Videoland, Federated,
Atari Corp, Sony, VM Labs, Eleven Engineering
º Sales experience with Suburban Trib, Dallas Times Herald, VM Labs, Public Storage
º Customer Service experience with Atari Corp, Sony, Public Storage
º Inventory and Distribution experience with Target, Inc.
º Technical Support experience with Atari Corp, Sony Computer Entertainment America
º Management experience with Videoland, Federated, Atari Corp, Sony, Eleven Eng
º Licensing experience with Atari Corp, Sony, VM Labs, Eleven Engineering
º Advanced skills with Microsoft Windows, Office, FrontPage, Acrobat, PowerPoint, etc.



- Positions Held -


PROPERTY MANAGER • Public Storage
Orlando, FL • June 2006 through October 2010

º Responsible for daily operations of a large Orlando area mini storage facility
º Cash responsibilities as well as vender relations, on-site maintenance and security
º Reporting to District Operations for inventory, occupancy and delinquency management
º Guide and instruct Relief Personnel in daily, monthly and annual duties


OVERNIGHT FLOW • ELECTRONICS SPECIALIST • Target, Inc.
Oviedo, FL • August 2004 through June 2005

º Inventory and stock electronics from each night's truck in addition product pulled
º Unlock and lock secure areas as required for proper stocking
º Report discrepancies and other unusual stocking activities directly to head of security


V.P. CLIENT RELATIONS • Eleven Engineering, Inc.
Edmonton, Alberta • August 2001 through July 2002
º Established and maintained high profile client relationships
(Thomson (RCA), Unical (Sylvania) and Gemini (Zenith))
º Managed marketing endeavors such as PR Firm and Trade Shows, Press Releases
º Nurtured first-party relationships (Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo) and third-party
(InterAct, Mad Catz, Nyko & Nuby).
º Created target client lists on factory, manufacturing, retail, distribution and end-user.


PERIPHERALS LICENSING DIRECTOR • VM Labs, Inc. (NUON)
Mtn. View, CA • December 1998 through August 2001
º Formed alliance consortium of peripheral partners for licensed controller standard
º Signed multiple peripheral license agreements in early stages of NUON development
º Managed the development of working prototypes for trade shows
º Worked with partners on sales, marketing, support, licensing, distribution of products
º Developed direct email newsletter lists and other lines of communications under NDA


PERIPHERALS LICENSING MANAGER • SCEA (PlayStation)
Foster City, CA • August 1996 through December 1998
º Facilitated all peripheral licensing submissions for SCEA in North American regions
º Consulted with major third-party companies with design, marketing and distribution
º Maintained respected relationships with the world's prominent peripheral companies
º Guided relationships on all levels including legal, business, marketing and engineering
º Hosted third-party peripheral booths at organized Developers’ Conferences
º Established & maintained direct fulfillment structure for hobbyist development system


DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER SERVICE / MARKETING • ATARI CORP
Sunnyvale, CA • September 1991 through August 1996
º Responsible for Customer Service, Technical Service and Order Entry departments
º Developed and installed network-based order entry system
º Implemented direct-to-consumer fulfillment programs
º Administered and supervised warranty and out-of-warranty service policies
º Established Atari’s award-winning Web domain & exploited its exposure to direct sales
º Cultivated hundreds of thousands of dollars of on-line revenues (prepaid transactions)
º Maintained a 900-tips consumer line with a positive cash flow
º Worked with public relations firms to write, edit and distribute press releases
º Corporate liaison with consumer groups and bureaus (consumer action)
º Supervised external fulfillment firms to absorb overflow during peak periods



- Prior Career Positions -

 

º Portfolio (Palmtop PC) Marketing Mgr for Atari Corporation (1989-1991)
º Advertising-Marketing Mgr for the Federated Group of Electronic Stores (1984-1989)
º Advertising Director of Videoland Electronics Stores (1983-1984)
º Senior Advertising Executive for Dallas Times Herald (1979-1983)
º Senior Advertising Executive for Suburban Trib (Chicago Tribune) (1976-1979)
º Outside Advertising Sales for News-Record (Oak Forest, IL) (1975-1976)
º Retail Salesperson and Dept Mgr for Montgomery Ward (Matteson, IL) (1974-1975)



- Education -


º BS sought at Trinity Christian College, Palos Heights, IL
º Business Administration course work at Prairie State College, Chicago Heights, IL
º Homewood-Flossmoor High School, Flossmoor, IL
º Management training seminars



- Other Information -


º Founder and Webmaster of the award winning web site www.ICWhen.com
º Member National Business Honor Society for academic excellence
º One of the "100 Industry Leaders" in the January 1992 issue of MicroTimes magazine
º Founded Artisan Software with commercially distributed computer software products