Whiteside Simone

Simone Whiteside


Name:Simone Whiteside
Address:PO BOX 1282, Greer, SC 29652
Phone:8649681972 Ext 300

Controls the direction of the company
Decides budgets for all departments
Targets and initiates business partnerships with other companies
Drives the culture of the business
Oversees employment and ensures there are enough staff (and the right people)
Manages senior managers
Generates new business and gives approval of new projects
Responsible for day-to-day decisions
Identifies risks and ensures appropriate strategies are in place
Ensures the correct practices are being met
Attends board meetings and other presentations
Drives profitability of the business


10.2019 - 10.2019

Project Management Core

Completion Certificate

The Project Management Program combines a curriculum focusing on basic project management principles with hands-on practice of computer software packages (Microsoft Project and project management templates) and is used for projects in engineering, manufacturing, healthcare and information technology. This certificate program will provide you with a head start in project management or enhance your ability to better manage your projects. It is also designed for experienced project managers to maintain their skills and obtain PDU credit.

This course provides the concepts and tools required to manage projects successfully to meet project cost, schedule and quality goals. All of the project management disciplines will be covered. Hands-on exercises and cases will enable you to apply these disciplines for your own projects. Project Management templates are included.

08.2019 - 12.2019

Human Resources Generalist

Completion Certificate

Strategic HR Management and Planning, Organizational/Individual Relations and Retention, Managing Equal Employment and Diversity, Jobs and Job Analysis, Recruiting and Selecting Human Resources, Training, Careers and HR Development, Performance Management and Appraisal, Compensation Strategies and Practices, Employee Benefits, Health and Safety, Employee Rights and Discipline, and Union/Management Relations

Board Membership

08.2018 - present

Palmetto Leadership Institute

Board Member

Palmetto Leadership Institute, IRS Recognized 501c3 Organization that prepares free market young leaders in business management and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) initiatives. The program empowers the development of young free market entrepreneurs of the future through real world application training.

09.2017 - present

ReinvestAmerica Corporation

Chairman of Board

Holistic Community Growth and Real Estate Development Corporation that focuses on improving the housing and economic opportunity in rural america.

Professional Experience

08.2018 - present

E-Vision Project Development Corporation


Direct the company in keeping with the vision outlined for the company by the Board of Directors
Partner with high-level officers to grow the company, strengthen it and ensure its sustainability
Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization’s fiscal function and performance.
Participate in the development of the corporation’s plans and programs as a strategic partner.
Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
Develop credibility for the finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the Board and senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the corporation.
Establish credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the financial discipline.
Improve the budgeting process on a continual basis through education of department managers on financial issues impacting their budgets.
Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization; i.e., evaluation of potential alliances acquisitions and/or mergers and pension funds and investments.
Optimize the handling of bank and deposit relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash position.
Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism, which includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.
Act as an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the Corporation may enter.
Evaluate the finance division structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as providing individuals with professional and personal growth with emphasis on opportunities (where possible) of individuals.

07.2003 - 08.2018

Lowes Inc

Assistant Store Mgr Support

The ASM Support is primarily responsible for the management of all non-selling related operations (both front-end and back-end store operational activities) that facilitate the store s ability to drive sales and provide superior customer service. Support activities for which this role is responsible include but are not limited to pricing and signage, area recovery, freight flow, day/night stocking, inventory, assembly, product fulfillment delivery, cashiers, and facility service. Responsibilities also include managing the opening and closing procedures in the store, managing the handling of cash deposits and outflow for a multi-million dollar business, and ensuring store compliance with all safety procedures. In addition, the ASM Support may be expected to provide full leadership over the store at any point in absence of the Store Manager.

The ASM Support is responsible for building and developing (includes recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring and coaching) a professional and talented team of Support Managers that collectively foster a culture of efficiency and commitment to the customer experience. In addition, the individual in this role drives critical coordination across day and night operations to ensure all tasks are handled effectively between the two teams and to reduce the likelihood of operational activities impacting the customer experience.

11.1998 - 11.2000

B&B Home Improvements Limited

Office Manager

As Administrator, I handled all daily administration of small re habitation construction firm services provider.
Administrative duties include:
Present recommendations for contractor changes. promotions, terminations and other personnel related action.
Interviews, or coordinates interviews, of vendors for contracting, analyzes Qualification, checks
references and make recommendation for employment, provides new hire with employment
information and office procedures.
Maintains personnel records and any additional records which reflect the current work assignment,
organizational location and classification of each position, recommends needed organizational


03.2018 - present

WBENC Women’s Business Enterprise National...

Certified Member

A 501(c)(3) non-profit, WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world-class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country, and offers programming and resources to help women-owned businesses thrive.

02.2019 - present

National Association of Landscape Professionals

Business Member

The National Association of Landscape Professionals is the national trade association representing nearly 100,000 landscape industry professionals in the United States, Canada and overseas. Member companies specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping. Members also include students, consultants, industry suppliers, state associations and affiliate members.

08.2019 - present

Project Management Institute (PMI)


As the world’s leading authority on project management, PMI empowers people to make ideas a reality. Through global advocacy, networking, collaboration, research, and education, PMI prepares organizations and individuals at every stage of their career journey to work smarter so they can drive success in a world of change.

06.2017 - 06.2018

Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier...

Certified Member

Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council (the Council) is one of 23 regional affiliate councils of the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). The Council is a membership organization of major corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, and universities that operate within North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Human Resource Generalist

Human Resource Generalist

Project Management Training

Project Management Training

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On The Job

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