Carol Webster
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  • Riverdale, GA
  • United States
  • Restaurant Consulting 101
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Title
National Sales Executive - 770 478 3957
Company
Restaurant Consulting 101
Website
http://www.operationsoptimization.com
Interests
Consulting, Networking, Deals, Gaining Knowledge
Biography
Professional Biography
Carol Webster

Carol has over 15 years experience as an executive and consulting professional with extensive experience in Management & Operations Development Training, Restaurant Management, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), Start-Up Operations, General & Multi-unit Management, Reengineering, Revitalization & Turnaround Management, Project Management and Process Improvement.

Her background includes leading, designing and implementing systems to optimize efficiencies in Fortune 1000 companies. Carol has successfully led many technology and process improvement projects in the field of Airline Travel administration, Healthcare administration, Food Service Industry, Back Office processing, Contact Center implementation, Manufacturing and Government.

Previous engagements include: Naval Sea Systems Command, Kozy Nook Restaurant, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna Healthcare, Nursecare of Buckhead, Beaulieu Carpets, ThyssenKrupp Elevator, Jayco, Small Business Association, Ministry of Education, Bosch, Daltile, CCStpa, MeadWestvaco, Wal-Mart and AMR Corporation.

Some notable successes included:
• Built the first multi-channel outsourced call center operations in the Caribbean $430,000 under budget and 2 months ahead of schedule;
• Grew annual revenue of data processing division to $18 million, adding 400 jobs and serving as a Center for Excellence Model for attracting international investment;
• Generated annualized savings of $1.6million in chocolate manufacturing operations;
• Turned around 3-site Solar Water Heating assembly business within 6 months reducing $1.5 million debt by 25%, increasing revenue 8% and winning Best Exhibit award for Private Industry at Science Technology Exposition.

Graduate of the University of West Indies with an Executive Masters in Business Administration, B. Sc. from Century University in Business Administration. Other professional certification include: Certificate in Project Management from Georgia Technical Institute, Situational Leadership Trainer Certification from The Center for Leadership Studies, Lean Enterprise Certification from Clayton State University and Food Safety Management form the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.

Recognized for her leadership in the industry, Carol has been at the forefront of quality, process improvement and staff development in the Caribbean and across North America. She has presented several papers at international conferences and leading industry symposium. These include:
• Developing a Caribbean Center of Excellence, Nortel Networks Executive Leadership Forum
• Maintaining a Motivational Environment through Organizational Change, 7th Caribbean Quality Forum
• Outsourcing Strategies for a Winning Partnership, Barbados Information Services Conference
• Contact Center Implementation – Customer Retention & Care, Ameritech Global Conference on Telecom & New Technologies
• Transforming Habits and Attitudes for Performance Improvement, 4th Annual Caribbean Quality Congress
Carol resides in Atlanta, Georgia and is Founder and President of O Squared Consulting, a Minority and Woman- owned company and National Marketing Execuitve for Restaurant Consulting 101.
Years in the Industry
+ 15 years experience

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At 10:18am on April 13, 2008, Andy Swingley said…
Carol, check out the Corporate Leadership group, I would love to have your participation. Join if it looks like it might interest you.
At 8:55am on March 13, 2008, Scott Nehnevajsa said…
Hey Carol. Let me know if we could work together to benefit area restaurants. Best, Scott
At 4:41pm on January 22, 2008, April Higdon said…
Thanks for the encouragement. Hope your having a great week.
At 9:19am on January 22, 2008, Holly D. Elmore said…
Hi Carol! Thanks for reaching out to me ~ I had a nice chat with Larry this morning and he is going to send me the PowerPoint.

Have a great day!

Holly
At 4:46pm on January 21, 2008, Ralph Kinder said…
Hey Carol! We absolutely, positively have to be friends! Make sure Larry takes good care of you.
At 10:40am on January 21, 2008,
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Mark Michelson
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mark@michelson.com
At 10:30am on January 21, 2008, Melissa Libby said…
my email is melissa@melissalibbypr.com
At 6:08am on January 21, 2008, Carol Webster said…
Hi Larry,

Happy MLK day.

I'll set aside some time today to follow up on sending emails with the latest powerpoint presentation. I'll send you a copy.

Carol
At 3:45pm on January 16, 2008, Carol Webster said…
Hi Carol, Welcome to FohBoh! Feel free to start or join a group, comment on a forum, or post a blog on any topic of interest to the FohBoh community. Our members are from over 102 countries and all interested in communicating and connecting. Don't forget to check out our hot new Rewards Program where you can actually earn stock in FohBoh as you participate.

Cheers!
 
 
 

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