Charles T. Hargrove
P. O. Box 59282
Nashville TN 37205-9282
Service business ownership was, by far, my most satisfying career experience. After that, seeking enjoyable work with quality companies led me to current employer. At this stage of career any job change would lean toward entry level employment, basic accounting, contract courier work, or lower level management. Preferences include jobs working outside or driving. Retirement goal is within ten years.
December 2014 to Present
Records Center Driver
Richards and Richards Document Storage
Litigation Support Division and Data Vault
1741 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville TN 37210
Current responsibilities include pickup and delivery confidential documents, legal files and electronic media. Recent training includes bar code scanning, cross-dock and logistics protocols. Certifications include National Association of Information Destruction processes. Beginning salary was $30,000, current salary is $34,360. Supervisors are John Hooper and Steve Wedding.
May 2011 to December 2014
State of Tennessee
District Attorneys General Conference
226 Capitol Boulevard, Suite 800
Nashville TN 37243
Job duties included fiscal responsibilities, financial reports, accounts payable transactions, audit, record, reporting, reconciling, and tagging over 3000 state owned assets. Those assets were used in 110 offices by 700 employees. Additional assigned tasks were troubleshooting telecommunications problems, negotiating copier leases, equipment purchases, office relocation, property management, bid collections, rent and utilities payments. Software programs such as Asset Works and Edison were used daily. Provided oversight on transition from Comdial telephone systems to VoIP (PC-based) system in statewide offices. Reconciled nine years of inaccurate asset audits within agency. Also resubmitted an entire fiscal year of financial reports (3314 Excel documents). Beginning salary was $35,280, ending salary was $43,060.
November 1987 to March 2011
Owner and Manager
Courtesy Courier Service, Inc.
Brentwood TN 37024-3006
An entrepreneurial small business grew into a successful, established delivery and messenger service. Effective management encompassed budgets and strategies, organized human capital with customer logistics, directed and evaluated employee performance into profitable results. Strong emphasis was placed on legal document filing, process service, food delivery, interoffice medical records, and routine errands for various clients. Within twenty-three years Courtesy Courier Service, Inc. handled over 300,000 confidential packages worth $30 million, without loss or damage. Aside from daily delivery operations, experience was gained in assessing retirement plans, benefits packages and tax policy. When largest client hired couriers for in-house deliveries, client list was sold to a competitor (Green Fleet Messengers of Nashville, Austin Bauman principal: 615 463-0602). References are available upon request. Certifications include TSA IAC/ACC training, and Blood Borne Pathogens, Exposure Control, Transportation and Specimen Integrity training. Beginning gross profit was $19,400, ending gross profit was $37,400.
February 1985 to October 1987
Resident Apartment Manager
Harvey Freeman & Sons, Jacques-Miller Property Management
Tasks and responsibilities included managing and leasing residential properties in the Memphis, Atlanta, and Denton (TX) markets. Properties ranged from 114 to 350 units including a successful sale of Garden Oaks (Memphis) to Timmons Properties, and exceeded 95% leased rate on all other portfolio properties (Winding River Village in Sandy Springs GA, Bingham Court in Atlanta, and Holly Hills in Denton TX). Other duties included hiring personnel, documenting and supervising maintenance work orders, preparing and leasing vacant units, marketing, formulating budgets, and designing grounds for curb appeal. In 1986 tax law changes altered the structure of property management industry. Jacques-Miller and Harvey Freeman and Sons are not in business, and supervisors cannot be located. Freeman Company evolved into Freeman Webb, 3810 Bedford Avenue, Nashville, TN 37215, phone (615) 271-2727. Beginning salary was $14,000, ending salary was $16,200.
Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
Jogging, cycling and golf are current recreational pursuits. College participation included interscholastic (NAIA) national cross-country and track finals. Recent achievements include participation and completion of 2009 Boston Marathon, men's overall winner at 2009 Nashville Ultra Marathon 60K (37.3 miles), and 50 miles finisher at 2010 Keys Ultra, Florida Keys.
References and Transcripts
College transcript and client references are available upon request.