Quote on Homeland's Leadership:
Homeland's differentiating factor: "we do not have an 'animal house party' mentality; we have a group of mature, seasoned veterans with strong leadership skills and the highest levels of motivation and integrity."
Accomplished senior operations, and business executive with more than 20 years experience in third-party logistics business leadership, operations, customer service and sales. Innovative leader proficient in M&A integrations, organizational re-engineering, strategic cost containment, talent development, IT optimization/integrations, capital allocation planning, fiscal management, risk/compliance, contract negotiations, sales and business development.
Successful experience in leading strategic planning and execution of major global reorganizations, M&A integrations, organizational design projects and initiatives targeting key operational improvements, cost controls, business development and process enhancements. Success in planning and directing startup of profit centers and logistical support business units from concept to launch.
Strategic Planning & Growth • Revenue/Market Growth & Profit Improvement • Talent Development
Consolidations/Reorganizations/Integrations • Performance Re-Engineering • Standardization
Process Improvements • Resource Optimization • Change Management • Risk Exposure Management
Art served in the U.S. Air Force from March, 1962 to August, 1969. He was stationed in Texas; The Azores (Portugal); Nebraska and Indiana. He served as a Chaplain Assistant (3 1/2 yrs) and as a Manpower/Management Engineering Technician (4yrs). At the time of discharge, he held the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Art holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting with a minor if Economics from Golden Gate College (now University) in San Francisco, CA. He also has 25 units toward a Masters in Business degree.
Over a career of some 40 plus years, Art has worked for various State and Local Governments as a Tax Auditor (Corporate Taxes and Sales and Use Taxes).
He has also taught Accounting, Supervision, and Tax courses at several colleges.
"Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they've got a second. Give your dreams all you've got and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you."
William James, 1842-1910, Psychologist and Author