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Hello Fans in Pawnland!!
PCG is proud to announce that we have on-boarded two new Pawn Professionals to our list of Consultants.
Dave started with Value Financial Services or (Value Pawn 70+ Stores) back in 2002 – 2009 and quickly progressed to be Director of Operations responsible for 1/3 of the operations of the company in Tampa, Jacksonville, Lakeland, Plant City, Leesburg Florida, and remained in that position after the Company was acquired by EZ Corp in late 2008 for 120+ Million Dollars.
Post that event Dave was a partner/manager of Mega Pawn & Jewelry in Orlando Florida until the operations were acquired by CashWiz out of the Cayman Islands earlier this year.
Dave specializes in multi-unit, multi-store management and will fill a wide range of roles for PCG in the field and elsewhere. Specializing in establishing standard operational procedures “SOP”, budget oversight, KPI’s and store level financial performance, audit controls, personnel reviews, training, and much more.
Dave is currently in Alabama for a month working with one of our multi-store clients who has been struggling prior to our arrival. Stay tuned for the updates!
PCG would also like to introduce Alan Nelson to the community. Alan started his Pawn Career back in (2007-2016) with EZ Corp out of Austin Texas. Alan was Vice President of Operations for EZ and directed 223 stores in Texas, Nevada, and Utah. This division was a $200 Million-dollar division and he was responsible for all aspects of these stores and that division during his tenure.
Prior and Post EZ Alan was a Regional Director for Rent-A-Center and oversaw 120 stores in California, Arizona, and in North Carolina.
Post his involvement with RAC Alan was a regional manager for MarketSource (Electrolux) supervising some 20 district managers with 1100+ stores.
Today Alan has developed the PawnTrain application that is an electronic Pawn Training product that provides high-level training to new pawnbrokers coming into the business.
PCG with Alan will be further developing the PawnTrain application to include various software products currently offered as part of that training application, and will also be assisting with on-boarding clients who are switching from one pawn software product to another, as well as basic in store support and training to facilitate greater ease in one of the most difficult situations there is in business, changing software.
Alan will also be conducting Professional recruitment for PCG clients in our global market realms. This includes seeking out specific profiles of people for specific roles in the Pawn Operations themselves. Alan like myself has been through 1000’s of employees Pawn Specific and knows exactly what we are seeking for the various roles that exist in our field. PCG will also be offering on-boarding of new personnel, orientations, software introduction / training, and training support when on-boarding new employees with any team anywhere.
PCG is proud to announce our involvement with these two outstanding individuals and are planning to revolutionize all the levels of pawn support, training, management, recruitment, and ongoing supporting consultative services that we offer.
PCG as the co-producer of the Pawn Summit, has set the dates and venue for this event which are coming up October 4th – 7th at the Omni Mandalay 4-diamond hotel in Las Colinas.
One of the events PCG will be conducting at this show is the:
“Meet the Pawnbroker Management Team”
PCG will be hosting an open panel with our attendees with myself, Dave Larson, Alan Nelson, Patrick Wade, and Woody Mathews CPA. We will discuss a wide range of products and services that PCG currently offers while taking feedback from our attendees on desired supportive products and services to further develop the best needs for the community in which we serve.
This is an event you DO NOT want to miss.
PCG is producing the Pawn Summit in conjunction with Bravo and is looking forward to another “One of Kind” event unlike anything in the Pawn World today.
We are offering very well value priced options and rooms and yes, your registration fee includes all sessions, all top-shelf meals included along with the cocktail socials and more.
You can register for the event and the hotel room block by following the link below:
Pawn Shop Consulting Group, LLC
900 Egan Way Ct, Burleson Texas 76028