Martin D. Brahinsky

9339 Mercer Drive

Dallas, Texas 75228

214/320-5864

 

EXPERIENCE

 

TOYOTA of DALLAS-Dallas, Texas

Pre-Owned Sales Business Development Manager 6/03 to 8/03

Pre-Owned Car Sales 8/03

 *Responsible for scheduling appointments from telephone inquiries

 *Responsible for maintaining records of telephone inquiries           

 *Reported to Pre-Owned Director

 

TOYOTA of RICHARDSON-Richardson, Texas

New Car Sales 5/03 to 6/03

 

TROPHY NISSAN-Mesquite, Texas

New Car Sales 4/02 to 5/03

 

GOODSON ACURA-Irving, Texas

New Car Sales 10/01 to 2/02

 

HOME ENTERTAINMENT/ Tweeter Home Entertainment Group -Dallas, Texas

Audio/Video Sales 7/92-5/96, 7/98 to 7/99, 4/00 to 10/01

Store Manager (Galleria Location) 9/82-5/90 and 7/99 to 3/00

  * Continuing significant sales growth meriting senior sales position at new location (Plano)

  * Maintaining high sales to profit ratio within company

  * Successful management of Galleria location by implementation of marketing strategies

    culminating in $1.2 million annual sales

 

BANG & OLUFSEN- Dallas, Texas Store Manager 10/96-6/98

  * Implemented Prime Site concept in the Southwest

  * Trained personnel in effective selling techniques for this unique Danish product

  * Responsibilities included personnel, buying, inventory control, and general administrative duties

 

NEW AGE MARKETING - Dallas, Texas

Product Specialist 7/90-1/91

  * Trained personnel on product and selling techniques for Bang & Olufsen and Monster Cable

  * Territory included Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana

 

HILLCREST HIGH FIDELITY- Dallas, Texas

Audio/Video Sales 5/82-8/82

  * Recruited by owners of Dallas' most respected independent audio/video retailer

  * Selected to coordinate and direct development of new Galleria location

 

STEREO SOUTH- Dallas, Texas

Store Manager 6/81-5/82

  * Designed, constructed, and opened Dallas location of Houston based corporation

  * Responsible for buying, marketing, merchandising, and personnel

  * Exceeded annual sales projection by 16%

 

 

TEXAS HI-FI, INC.- Dallas, Texas

Audio Sales 5/80-4/81

  * Integral part of highly successful sales team

  * Sales included home and automobile audio systems

 

BURSTEIN APPLEBEE, INC.- Dallas, Texas

District Manager 6/79-3/80

  * Controlled Texas region for national audio/video retailer

  * Optimized profitability and efficiency previously absent

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN

Violinist 7/74-PRESENT

  * Engage musicians and perform musical entertainment for an extensive range of clientele and occasions

  * Perform solo, in ensembles, and full symphony orchestras

  * Participated as freelance musician and as a staff musician for Las Vegas' major resort hotels and casinos                                                                                                

  * Private violin instructor with the Richardson, Texas School District

 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, Bachelor of Music, 1973