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AVRY DAVIDOVICH, Ph.D.

Business History
Decisive, results-driven executive is offering 30 years of proven results in retail marketing in the gasoline/convenience store industry. Total P&L responsibilities, developed and held accountable for operation and marketing strategies and activities of private and public companies. Business plan development with procedures for full accountability from the store manager to district manager, regional manager and vice president, to ensure achieving our business goals.

EXPERIENCE

b2b Solutions, LLC, Lake Forest, Illinois
Full service consulting company for retailers and suppliers to retail firms

Consulting Partner, 2010 — Present
Responsible for creating working with client on mergers and acquisitions, business evaluations, and developing growth strategies for b2b Solutions.

NRC Realty & Capital Advisors, LLC
National leader in the structured sale of commercial and residential real estate with a particular focus on restaurant, petroleum and single tenant retail to deliver the highest price in the shortest amount of time for clients selling commercial real estate.

Senior Vice President, 2007 — 2010

  • Specialties: Petroleum, Convenience Stores
  • Business development
  • Evaluating and id-size to large company operations
  • Analyzing companies to determine for maximized potential upside and value

b2b Solutions, LLC, Lake Forest, Illinois
Full service consulting company for retailers and suppliers to retail firms

Consulting Partner, 2001 — 2007

  • Evaluate existing performance of underperforming units and assess the full potential and the probability for improvement.
  • Create marketing and operational blueprints of plans to bring units to their full potential.
  • Evaluate all marketing contracts and renegotiate with vendors for improved contracts.
  • Prepare operations manuals and procedures for underperforming units.
  • Provide full evaluations on properties for new acquisitions.

VISTA CONVENIENCE STORES, Dallas, TX (1997 — 2001)
121 convenience store company

President and CEO

  • Full budget and P&L responsibilities of $190 MIL revenue.
  • Developed organizational policies and planned business objectives.
  • Reviewed activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in obtaining objectives.
  • Initiated customer service and customer awareness programs to create a real "convenience" for the customer in the store.
  • Developed on-going training programs and knowledge testing as part of our compensation plan.
  • Worked with Human Resources to ensure a low turn-over rate by achieving a low-cost or no-cost program to improve employee to management relationship
  • Created an employee council to ensure awareness in management of employee concerns.
  • Successfully completed two acquisitions totaling 121 stores.

FFP OPERATING PARTNERS, LP (PUBLIC, AMEX), Fort Worth, TX (1992 — 1997)
Public company listed on AMEX with 330 stores

Executive Vice President And Board Member

  • Increased revenue at FFP Partners with the same number of stores by $111MM (40%) annually.
  • Increased margin by $5MM (20%) annually by Implemented innovative sales and marketing programs that were designed to develop new business, expand profit margins, and increase market share.
  • Developed a private label brand that became the 3rd best seller for Leggett Myers within 18 months. (Meridian Cigarettes)
  • Earnings per share increase from $0.16 per share to $1.22.

EMRO MARKETING, Springfield, OH (1978 — 1989)
3,000 Stores in 32 states (third largest retail convenience store company in the U.S.)

  • 1987 - 1988 Special Assistant to the President and developing marketing and sales model.
  • 1981 - 1986 District Manager, Columbus, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio
  • 1980 Employment and training manager for a district
  • 1978 Managing a single unit in Columbus, Ohio.

EDUCATION
Philosophy Doctorate - Mathematics
University of Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv Israel

Advanced corporate conceptual management, Executive Education Program
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan