John Palinkas Qualifications
John F. Palinkas III MBA MA, AIA-PACC
PO Box 35
Scotts, NC 28699
I am a business professional with 25 years of solid business management skills to offer your organization. My experiences range from frontline customer service, marketing management and advertising, materials management, inside and outside sales experience in business to business and consumer sales, project management, teaching and presentation skills, along with a full range of office skills to manage your workforce. I am versed in Microsoft Office, Oracle, Book Keeper, Quick Books and many other software packages. In addition I am a licensed auctioneer in North Carolina and also a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina. I also teach and develop curriculum for Community Colleges and Schools in North Carolina specializing in Business, Antiques, Auctions, Online Auctions and Real Estate licensing classes.
Supply Chain Management AAS Greenville Tech
Business Administration BSBA University of Phoenix
Real Estate Broker Allen Tate School of Real Estate
Auctioneer School Carolina Auction Academy
Business Administration MBA University of Phoenix
Personal Property Appraisal Asheford Institute of Antiques
Antique Studies Asheford Institute of Antiques Master of Arts in History American Public University
Marketing Certificate Gardner Webb University
August 2008 – Present Lecturer Various Locations
Develop and teach classes in Antiques, Auctions, Online Selling, Real Estate, Business and Entrepreneurship. Delivered at Community Colleges and JY Monk Real Estate School.
August 2008 – Present Lead Auctioneer Auctions by JNL
Cornelius, North Carolina
As the Lead Auctioneer I am charged with maintaining compliance with the NC Auctioneer License law, state tax law, and state labor laws. In addition my duties include but are not limited to accounting, print advertising and marketing management, personal property appraisal, operations management of a staff of 6 contract employees, Internet marketing management, materials management, shipping and warehousing operations, purchasing and credit card transmittal sales. The company specializes in cataloging items to sell through the online auction platforms of Proxibid and Auction Zip Live.
August 2006 – PresentSales Manager JNL Real Estate Services Cornelius, North Carolina
As the Sales Manager I am responsible to maintain compliance with NC Real Estate license law. Daily activities include marketing residential real estate through traditional methods as well as the auction method of marketing. Task include web and print based advertising, compiling reports and conducting market research and comparative market analysis, and filling out required contracts.
January 2005 – February 2010 Project Manager Gali Service Industries
Charlotte, North Carolina
My duties included maintaining a $4,000,000 contract with the City of Charlotte for the janitorial services which our company provided. Daily task include but were not limited to management of 300 employees, administration of the payroll, purchasing and inventory control, adhering to the policies set forth by The Charlotte Douglas International Airport. I am the proud recipient of the 2008 Extra Mile Award for Executive Support for Gali Service Industries and under my leadership our company was awarded many distinctions by the City of Charlotte.
April 2003 – December 2004President/ Owner Ice Cream U Scream Fountain Inn, South Carolina
I maintained daily operations of a local ice cream parlor and compiled and reviewed activity reports, trained and managed six employees including quality control, payroll and accounting activities. I was responsible to maintain state compliance relating to food service, employment concerns and taxes.
June 1999 – April 2003 Customer Service Team Leader Alcoa Fukikura
Quote Specialist, Scheduling Duncan South Carolina
I handled complex business to business sales, scheduled plant deliveries, reviewed material requirements, analyzed customer product needs, quoted prices and credit terms and prepared sales contracts. Was instrumental in developing and managing the distribution marketing channel and managed a four person team.
Certifications, Licenses and Awards
NC Licensed Auctioneer
AIA PACC Certified Personal Property Appraiser
North Carolina Real Estate Broker License
At Home with Diversity Certified
Short Sale Foreclosure Resource Certified
Workforce Housing Specialist Certified
Eagle Scout BSA
Wood Badge Trained BSA
2008 Extra Mile Award Gali Service Industries
NC Employer Award Vocational Rehab
City of Charlotte Human Resource Award
LifeSpan Employer Award
United States Air Force Veteran
Charlotte Regional Realtors Association
Asheford Institute of Antiques