MICHAEL J. KAPRAL, JR 2412 Luberon Dr - Henderson, Nevada 89044 H (702) 405-9484 C (702) 981-7876 mk15c5a18@westpost.

net EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT * SALES and MANUFACTURING A Dynamic Leader with Proven Success in All Phases of Business Operations Years of combined experience in executive level operations, business management, manufacturing, personnel supervision and motivation, budgeting, forecasting, sa les, marketing, customer service, human resources, public relations, productivit y maximization, profit and cost control. Specialize in organizational structuri ng, program development, seamless integration and phenomenal growth. Effective at applying operating procedures, sound business/accounting acumen, talent acqui sition and team building to achieve organizational goals. Collaborate with the board to define and articulate a long term vision and develop strategies to achi eve determined objectives. Overcome complex business challenges within fast-pac ed, high-pressure environments using foresight, experience-backed judgment, inno vative ideas, strong work ethics, dedication and integrity. Establish a rapport with all office staff, sales and management personnel. Motivational leader abl e to foster teamwork and energize others to reach higher levels of performance. Received Numerous Outstanding Sales, Service, Performance and Management Distinc tions CORE COMPETENCIES * * * * * * Business Development * Brand Awareness * Strategic Planning Fit/Form/Function * P&L Management * Client Relations Startup Ventures Budgeting/Forecasting * Contract Negotiations Regulation Compliance * Recruiting/Hiring Training/Supervision

CAREER EXPERIENCE AMERITYRE CORPORATION; Boulder City, Nevada 2008 to Present Inventor of new polyurethane foam and elastomer materials that are superior to r ubber in many tire applications. Also developed manufacturing processes and equ ipment that simplify and reduce costs in the tire making process. President and CEO Key Accomplishments Direct all executive level management operations and supervise 25 company perso nnel. Responsible for 50,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility with 5,000 sq. ft. in off ice space. Coordinate all operations from R&D and raw materials purchasing to manufacturin g process. Generated extensive brand recognition and reduced annual deficit from $4.4M to $700k. Serve on the Board of Directors and as company liaison with shareholders. Present companys goals and performance at annual shareholder meetings. Created an entirely new brand identity, compiled weekly reports on all activity , tracked advertising efforts, and worked closely with management team to ensure success. Negotiate with high net worth investors to secure private investment capital. Vice President Sales and Marketing

Key Accomplishments Introduced new products into the marketplace ize sales personnel and resources. Created budget projections and sales reports o position). Negotiated contracts with $500,000 plus/year cing, and improved profit margin from zero to MICHAEL J. KAPRAL, JR Rsum Page 2

and realigned territories to maxim for CEO (prior to being promoted t national accounts, set product pri 70% on some products.

CARPENTER COMPANY; Richmond, Virginia 2001 to 2008 Worlds largest producer of comfort cushioning products for carpet, furniture, an d bedding industries - $1.8B per year. Division General Manager Key Accomplishments Managed all sales and market penetration in North America for Tire Products Div ision and reported directly to the Senior Vice President. Developed/implemented an aggressive business plan and marketing strategy for de aler network and OEMs. Supervised/trained/motivated 10 Sales and customer service center personnel. Implemented a sales program driving the division to exceed annual sales project ions by 40% increasing annual revenue from $15 million $24 million. Analyzed market trends with potentially successful new possibilities consulted with technical center, and assisted with new product development. Tracked/maintained over $30 million/year in material and equipment inventory. Conducted Technical Look at Tire Fill Material presentation at the Tire Confere nce. BRIDGESTONE FIRESTONE TIRE; Richmond, Virginia 1995 to 2001 Generates over $126B annually as of December 31, 2010 and has 140,000 consolidat ed employees worldwide. Territory Manager Key Accomplishments Responsible for all sales to franchise dealers, OEMs and national fleet account s. Developed/executed territory sales budgets, stabilized the existing assigned te rritory, and increased gross sales volume over 35%. Provided brand specific brand training for dealer sales personnel. Promoted franchise dealer network via new monthly sales and marketing programs. Consistently increased territory market share for 3 consecutive years. Performed ongoing product performance evaluations and tracked cost per mile, sc rap analysis, and fleet check results on proprietary software. DON FRAME TRUCKING; Fredonia, New York 1993 to 1995 A specialized trucking business catering to local area transport, hauling and de livery needs. Controller Key Accomplishments Managed all daily accounting function including taxes, payroll and internal aud it reporting. Re-negotiated bank payment schedule, cut expenses 20%, brought company from in the red to in the black. Negotiated long-term local/state government, and private contracts increasing i ncome 30%. Oversaw recruiting, hiring, and personnel development human resources functions . FORMAL EDUCATION STATE UNIVERSITY of NEW YORK Fredonia, New York

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Batavia, New York Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Administration JAMESTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE Jamestown, New York Associate of Applied Science Degree in Sociology Bring Creative Vision and Brilliant Leadership to all Endeavors

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