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  Maurice Lucas: President/ CEO

Management - Coaching

  • Assistant Coach for High School Track & Field and Football Programs.
  • Developing young adults ranging in ages from 13-18 years old.
  • Responsible for Sprinters, Long, High, and Triple Jumpers; 110m & 300m Hurdlers; Running backs and Defensive Backs; Special Teams.
  • Able to motivate individuals to perform at their highest levels.
  • Responsible for groups of 20-80, boys and girls.
    • Emphasize improving self-esteem and character by developing realistic expectations and setting high standards.
    • Implements and personalizes training techniques to develop a healthy mind and body.
    • State Finalist ’08 (100m 6th), '06 (Long Jump 6th), '03 (100m 1st, Triple Jump 12th).
    • District Champions in '07 100m, '06 Long Jump, '03 100m, Triple Jump

      Residential Counseling

      1. Provided care and treatment essential to the growth and development of at-risk adolescents.
      2. Planning and implementation of behavioral strategies for residents.
      3. Development and supervision of educational, medical, and wellness programs for residents.
      4. Weekly purchase and inventory of items required for compliance of State resident housing guidelines.

      Operations Management

      1. Multi - Unit manager with Golden Corral and the University of Miami.
      2. Managed operations with 25-80k per week in sales.
      3. Improved food cost substantially over proposed budgets.
      4. Increased sales over previous years.
      5. Compiled statistical data for weekly P&L reports.
      6. Proven track record of obtaining high profits and maintaining low turnover.
      7. Achieved top rank in Health Inspections and corporate evaluations in highest volume

             area in the company.

      1. Awarded performance bonuses on a monthly basis.
      2. Holds International Food Safety Council certification.

      Food & Beverage Purchasing, and Inventory Operations

      1. Established / maintained inventory controls in accordance with budgets.
      2. Prepared weekly inventory and cost analysis for food and beverage reports.
      3. Developed purchasing plans that improved inventory controls and ergonomics.

      Market Analysis

      1. Analyzed businesses and customer demographics to create promotional campaigns.
      2. Applied marketing programs that resulted in an increase in sales and revenue.
      3. Developed catering menus that provided healthy and enjoyable choices for area. 

      Supervision and Training of Staff

      1. Supervised 30-100 employees including Assistant Managers, Cooks, Bar Staff, etc.
      2. Developed and managed Human Resources administration including hiring, scheduling, training and counseling of employees.          
      3. Conducted performance evaluations and provided positive/negative feedback.
      4. Training of Assistant Managers resulting in promotions to Assistant General Managers.
      5. Empowered individuals to provide superior guest satisfaction.

      Hotel Management

      1. Supervised Front Desk Staff and Operations including reservations, guest services and Concierge duties.  
      2. Coordinated catering events and banquets serving 12 - 700 people.
      3. Managed several areas simultaneously including 7 Food & Beverage and 6 Rooms departments.
      4. Completion of Hyatt Corporate Management Training Program.

      Athletics     Four years of Track and Field at IUP - Div. II program

      Assistant Coach, Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS - 2001-02, 2004-07
      Manager, Toys R Us, Pgh – 9/04 – 11/06
      Multi-Unit Manager, Corral of Middle Ga. - 9/03 - 7/04
      Multi-Unit Manager, Chartwells/U. of Miami - 8/02 - 9/03
      Residential Counselor, Three Rivers Youth, Pgh, PA -2001-02
      Assistant Coach, Pittsburgh Central Catholic HS - 2001-02
      Assistant Manager, Longhorns Steakhouse - Miami, FL 1999-2000
      General Manager, Bertucci's Restaurant - Atlanta, GA 1998-99
      General Manager, Ryan's Family Steakhouse - Atlanta, GA 1994-97
      Manager, Hyatt Regency Hotel - New Orleans, LA 1993-94

      Bachelor of Science Degree
      Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management

      Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1993

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