WALTER R. CARNES II
900 EAST CEDAR STREET
FRANKLIN, KY 42135
Excellent people, problem solving and organizational skills. Organized a new warehouse, training personal, and being responsible for setting up inventory placement. Have also developed and organized new or expanding farming operations having total responsibility for managing and implementing budgets as well as labor and day to day field operations.
June 1999 to Present-- Real Estate Agent for Coldwell Banker Agency in Franklin, KY. Instrumental in the formation of the "Land Group". This group of agents specializes in the listing and sale of farmland. Have put together a marketing strategy using the Internet to find prospects and property.
February 1995 to present--Huish Detergents. Started on production line in liquids department. Moved into warehouse starting as a fork lift operator and progressed to Lead person in charge of raw material warehouse responsible for receiving packaging materials into warehouse, planning placement and shipping to main plant. Worked closely with inventory control to account and reconcile counts on a daily basis. Presently Lead person in charge of warehouse personal responsible for servicing 16 production lines. Have responsibility of supervising 8 employees. Major responsibility is planning, ordering and receiving all packaging materials for the 14 production lines.
December 1986 to February 1995--Self employed financial consultant representing farmers in Mississippi, Tennessee and Kentucky, assisting them through the loan or loan servicing process of Farmers Home Administration and Farm Credit system. Meeting frequently with state and U. S. legislators or their staffs for the purpose of discussing federal policies concerning FMHA in general and on behalf of individuals as necessary. Have worked with attorney’s explaining FMHA policies and regulations.
August 1993 to July 1994-- Consultant for Outdoor Pig Project, Pig Improvement Co, Franklin KY. Developed a format for incorporating modern outdoor pig production into traditional "midwest" production agriculture. This involved writing a detailed study illustrating how this could enhance profits from a farming operation, from placement into the rotation, to cash flow improvements. I also developed a presentation program for lenders, extension personal, and state department of agriculture personnel as well as producers.
September 1993 to June 1994-- Plant worker for Kendall Co. Started as a packer working up to assistant calendar operator.
March 1993 to September 1993--Sales inspector for Terminix International LP. I was responsible for inspecting, measuring, pricing and selling termite treatments and residential and commercial pest control.
September 1992 to December 1992--Part time Field Assistant for USDA Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service County Committee, Franklin, KY. I was responsible to the chairman of the committee as the eyes of the committee in the field, spot checking CU for pay or CRP. I was also responsible for measuring crop acreage and grain in CCC storage.
December 1987 to February 1993--Auction consultant with Ron Kirby Auction and Realty, Franklin, KY. As an auction consultant, I worked primarily with land and equipment owners considering the auction sale process, recommending methods of presentation as well as researching and preparing information for prospective purchasers.
November 1982 to December 1987-- Self employed owner/operator of an 800-acre cotton and soybean farm in the Mississippi delta.
January 1978 to 1982-- Farm management with overall responsibility for up to 2,000-acre row crop operation with 12 employees.
November 1969 to December 1977-- Self employed 60-cow dairy and 300-acre soybean farmer.
While in high school, in addition to being an honor student, playing football and membership in the band, I operated a custom hay baling and lawn mowing service and assisted in a family owned beef cattle and cotton operation.
Mississippi State University- (72 hours) Dairy Science major with courses in accounting, agricultural economics, animal
and dairy science, farm management and soils.
ADDITIONAL TRAINING: ADDITIONAL SCHOOLING:
Huish and Kendall Forklift Certification Program Career Development Center for Real Estate
Terminix termite control and driver training courses
Jackie B. Cooper Automotive Sales Seminar