Gary has natural leadership qualities, an advanced technical knowledge-base, and an insightful approach that has helped him to strengthen and streamline plant operations everywhere he’s worked. We’re happy to have him on-board...
Downey, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2011
Good Time Beverages (http://www.goodtimebeverages.com), a leading provider of single-serve, ready-to-drink, premium cocktails in a pouch, has expanded its management team with the addition of new General Manager, Gary A. Graham. In his new position with the company, which recently announced the extended reach of its product lines via distribution in Florida, Mr. Graham is responsible for all plant operations, shipping and processing of Good Time Beverages’ innovative, portable cocktail products.
Mr. Graham is a highly-effective and creative manufacturing professional with more than 20 years of experience within the consumer products industry. Mr. Graham’s extensive manufacturing management background has allowed him to master various aspects of, and duties related to, the manufacturing process, including engineering management, ROI calculation, the creation of training documentation, capitol acquisitions (both new and used), sales presentation, liaising with government officials, material requirements planning (“MRP”), staffing requirements, and vendor qualification.
“Gary has natural leadership qualities, an advanced technical knowledge-base, and an insightful approach that has helped him to strengthen and streamline plant operations everywhere he’s worked. We’re happy to have him on-board, as we continue to increase both our product lines and distribution,” says Robert K. Whyte, Founder and CEO of Good Time Beverages.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Graham has held senior-level operations and production management positions with companies such as Westridge Laboratories, Gordon Laboratories, Inc., Cosmedx Science Inc./ Earth Science Inc., Advanced Cosmetic Research Labs, Aware Products Inc., Bocchi Laboratories, and Image Laboratories. He has also been sought out as a consultant in his field, to assist companies with process improvement, employee evaluation and overall organizational upgrades.
Mr. Graham has achieved impressive results in labor effectiveness and output increase. During his tenure as Vice President of Operations/COO at Gordon Laboratories, Inc., Mr. Graham increased plant output by 300%, and while he served as Vice President of Manufacturing at Earth Science Inc., he tripled labor efficiency and quadrupled plant capacity.
Mr. Whyte currently serves as Past President of the Los Angeles Venture Association, Southern California’s oldest community business association, and is a Founder of the financial world’s annual “MeatEaters Ball” (http://www.meateatersball.org), a charity event benefitting the Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. Mr. Graham is available for interviews and/or comment, as well as public speaking opportunities, as a production, manufacturing and consumer product expert.
About Good Time Beverages
Good Time Beverages’ new, unique cocktail concept utilizes only premium alcohols in each of their mixed cocktail products, which are being lauded for both the quality of their contents, as well as the convenience and eco-friendly aspects of their packaging. All Good Time Beverages’ products are made in the USA, and are packaged in earth-friendly, easy-pour, re-sealable pouches that weigh significantly less than traditional drink containers, making them very portable. Every Good Time Beverages product is like having your own personal bartender wherever you go.
Good Time Beverages’ first two brands to debut were “Bob & Stacy’s™ Premium Margarita” and “Big Barrel Brandy™ XO”. Upcoming Good Time Beverages product releases will include “Long Island Iced Tea”, “Watermelon Margarita”, “Triple Trouble Bubble™”, “Cosmopolitan” and “Bob & Stacy’s Skinny Margarita” products.
For more information about Good Time Beverages’ expanding product lines and eco-friendly packaging, or to find a distributor or a listing of events at which you can find Good Time Beverages, please visit: http://www.goodtimebeverages.com.
Requests for further information and comment, or interview requests, can be directed to Robert K. Whyte at 562.291.6291 x3, or sent via email to info [at] goodtimebeverages [dot] com.
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