Michael W Hale
Car In Hawaii llc, Hilo HI —General Manager/President
2012 – PRESENT
I trained several managers in this highly regulated industry. I negotiated retail, business and lease contracts. Built systems for loss mitigation including security systems, insurance, police reports, GPS and lawsuits. I created and maintained marketing systems for each business segment including press, social media, advertising, websites and intake call training. Www.CarInHawaii.com , www.bigislandautorentals.com , www.RainbowCarRentals.com
Surf In Style inc., Pahoa —Micro Business Acquisition Analyst/owner
2006 – 2013
WWW.BIGISLANDFIX.COM was focused on buying, building and/or improving businesses. I’ve acquired several businesses. I assisted business owners with writing a business plan, marketing plan, feasibility studies, and financials. I assisted with implementing their plans. I built websites and marketing systems and consulted with merchants on how to best penetrate and/or expand their market. Projects: Punatic Cyber Cafe, Mail and Ship etc., Surf In Style Computer, Car In Hawaii llc, Mermaids Grotto, 808Classifieds, Big Island Candy, Lavalisious, Planet Granite, Lava 105 many many more
Beach Dog Computer Center , Beach Dog Internet Café , Beach Dog Internet Outlets, Hawaii -Orchestrator /co-owner
2002 – 2008
After acquiring a single location rent-to-own center my partner and I optimized services, created new business partnerships and marketed the business. We improved the quality of our customers’ experience and expanded the company’s share of the market to 75%. The value of the business increased 40x. We expanded the business to 11 locations multi-island wide. At the time we were pioneers for internet access and public WiFi/networking. Awarded “Best Internet Café” from Hilo Tribune Herald 05, 06, 07 and featured on the front page several times. We successfully sold the business in 2008.
San Jose State, Evergreen college, Hawaii Community College
I have attended multiple seminars/workshops and classes including advanced marketing and consultative sales, business planning, writing, marketing, empowerment, and many motivational subjects. I was a licensed Realtor in the state of Utah and a Financial Planner with Prudential Financial where I tested equivalent to MBA in Business.
Obtained Series 6 (Mutual Fund Adviser), 6.3(state specific), Life and Health Licenses , 6.5 (Financial Planner) and 7.0 (Stock and Options Broker) with 92 percentile. I focused on business financial planning
President — Purehive Hawaii Inc / Purehive Inc/ Geocure Global Cooperative/ Geocure Hawaii 18/19
Revamped the marketing plan, overhauled the business plan and presided over four boards as well as taught compliance and sales while managing a 50+ member team with multiple simultaneous project developments on multiple islands. 5-15 member boards. Met with investors and made sure to keep the founder in compliance while I was in charge.
Recently participated in OHSU Hackathon/inventathon a medical problem solving business plan blitz. The culmination was a business plan presentation to the program sponsors and investors. I enjoyed learning some new technology skills with MS teams and video editing while streaming as well as brushing up on some older skills. 2020
- Motivational speaking for teams, consultative sales expert, excellence in team training and motivation
- Versed in conducting effective board and general meetings.
- Proficient in small business: financial plans, business plans, feasibility studies, marketing plans and win win win contract negotiation.
- I enjoy marketing and event coordinating
- Graphic design/photoshop and drawing.
- Well versed in computers, software, networking and repair
- Home builder all facets of residential construction.
- I analyze and invest in real estate/rentals and stocks.
- I sing and play several musical instruments and draw. I have performed improv and stand up . I enjoy playing basketball and biking
- Hawaii State Senate Candidate I won the debates and the primary election but lost the general
- Superhost Airbnb 17,18
- Best Internet Cafe and Best Business Center on Hawaii Island, Hilo Tribune 05, 06, 07
- Most Productive Agent western region, Prudential.
- Best Financial Planner Hawaii Island, Hilo Tribune 05, 06
- Most Productive Agent, ERA Carlson
- President of the following BODs: Team Network, Pahoa Mainstreet Assoc., Car In Hawaii Llc, Keep Hawaii Island Beautiful VP
- Commendation by the Mayor of San Jose as Park Coordinator.
Spanish proficient in reading and understanding and with speaking I’m functional e con escritorio mas o menos