Our client is a market leader in the trade show and event marketing industry. They are seeking a success-oriented, motivated, Chief Operations Officer. Our client offers a fun, success-driven atmosphere that encompasses the tenets of integrity and excellence. In this role the ideal candidate will oversee of all Operations Departments developing and executing state of the art strategies to maximize performance, customer satisfaction, and business continuity.

The ideal candidate is a driven professional who has the ability to work independently yet engage as team player utilizing proven leadership skills. Our client desires a pro-active approach to Operations and Finance Management coupled with hands-on problem-solving ability. If you are an ambitious individual looking for a dynamic, stimulating career our client is interested in opening a dialogue


  • Managing efficiencies both internal and externally
  • Seeing the big picture and understanding cash-flow/cash management
  • Oversee, direct, and manage cash flow, budgeting, audit, tax, real estate, long range forecasting, and insurance activities
  • P & L responsibility, Demand Planning, Production Forecasting, System implementation
  • Appraise the organization’s financial position and issue periodic reports on organization’s financial stability, liquidity, and growth
  • Direct and coordinate the establishment of budget programs
  • Analyze, consolidate, and direct all cost accounting procedures together with other statistical and routine reports
  • Analyze operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole institution, and determines the financial impact
  • Establish and maintain contacts with stockholders, financial institutions, and the investment community
  • Leveraging vendors to create better profit margins
  • Business continuity planning
  • Keeping current on changes to technology
  • Ensuring effective quality control and timely delivery
  • Utilizing resources for optimal efficiency and productivity
  • Implementing process and procedure policies: warehouse, distribution, transportation, optimization and routing software
  • Seeing the big picture and understanding workflow
  • Plant maintenance
  • Adhering to company safety operations procedures


  • Four year degree: Business, Logistics, or Management are preferred
  • Trade show Industry Experience
  • Six Sigma Black Belt, APICS, CIRM, and CPM are highly desirable
  • Superior performance record with proof of cost reduction and productivity improvement
  • Management experience in Logistics, Distribution, Materials Management,
  • Demonstrated management skills
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiation skills

Location: Texas
Salary: $200K+ (DOE)
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