Miles Joseph McPherson Anthony


Fourteen Forty-One South Plum

Freeport, Illinois  61032



Employing strategic business collaboration for client relations, increasing profit and financial compliance .



×          Experience employing interpersonal communication, administration and instruction.

×          Diverse background grounded in objective, critical, and logical thought in order to determine all possible solutions.

×          Maintained positive net asset levels for used automobile inventory while proactively increasing product levels to 20% higher than current company history, from $1.1 million to $1.35 million.

×          Desire to meet and exceed all certification and continuing education requirements.

×          Constructed consistent, reoccurring formation programs; such as weekly, monthly and annual senior and junior high school youth organizations, a summer day camp, monthly continuing education workshops and a home-owner educational program.

×          Created and managed self-supporting non-profit organizations.

×          Capable of comprehending, distinguishing and performing enterprise solutions.

×          Ability to utilize business and fiscal reports.

Professional Experience

J.H. Barkau & Sons, Inc.

Freeport, Illinois

Business Manager

×          Contraction of all legal and financial documents in the automotive purchase process.

×          Arranging the financial aspect of the auto purchasing process; including negotiation with prospective banks or other lending institutions, negotiating with clientele to affirm the relationship, and utilizing customer follow up procedures as set by sales manager.

×          Tracking, analyzing, forecasting and maintaining fiscal sales department progress.

×          Retention of client and community satisfaction by following up with clients through all phases of the buying process.

Fairway Ford Lincoln Mercury                                                                            

Freeport, Illinois

Sales Manager

×          Management of 10 sales consultants, a new car inventory manager and a finance manager.

×          Inventory management, daily average of $3.5 million of product. Duties include refurbishing used vehicles, wholesale product sales between franchise and other wholesale buyers, maintaining account levels to properly manage ledger balances, and properly displaying product for retail sales. 

×          Calibration of resources to provide community awareness of brand and service values.

×          Set company record of gross profit and retail sales for a single month by the end of the third month on the job.

×          Oversight of local marketing campaigns, such as a one month long event developed in conjunction with a local broadcast radio group, including weekly radio show broadcast on multiple stations.


Clarksdale Area Habitat for Humanity                                                 

Clarksdale, Mississippi

AmeriCorps Volunteer - Affiliate Coordinator

×          Solely responsible for the day-to-day operations; including consulting and coordinating the board of directors, project development, community relations, correspondence and marketing.

×          Property management of 33 mortgaged homes, 5 homes in the construction phase, development of an 8 home project, two offices and a 30 person dormitory.

×          Appraisal and implementation of grants, fund-raisers and other sources of funding.

×          Sustaining and increasing relationships with current and prospective Clarksdale Habitat constituents.

×          Administered mortgages, accounts and construction including site development, permitting, budgeting, forecasting, subcontracting, cost analysis and construction crew coordination.


Trinity Episcopal Cathedral                                                                                

Davenport, Iowa

Youth Director

×          Developed, organized and implemented spiritual and educational formation programs for all ages, new born children to adults.

×          Created weekly, monthly and annual opportunities to develop the mentoring, leadership and service qualities of those involved.

×          Served as a liaison and congregational representative for local, regional and national organizations for networking and collaboration.



Bolivar County Circuit Clerk                                                                      

Cleveland, Mississippi

Deputy Circuit Clerk, Internship

×          Maintenance of circuit, county, and youth court files and minutes.

×          Served as a customer service representative for the office.

×          Researched case files and composed documents for circuit officials. 



Delta State University        

Cleveland, Mississippi

Bachelor of Science       

Business, Communications, Philosophy


Community Involvement


United Way of Northwest Illinois

Board of Directors

Past President, Executive Committee

Past Vice-President, Executive Committee

Campaign Chair, Campaign Committee

Community Impact Committee

Fundraising Committee       


Freeport Downtown Development Foundation

Pretzel City Brew Fest  Committee

2015-2018 AmeriCorps Grants Peer Review Panel


Member- Lodge #617


Amateur Player


Freeport Area Young Professional’s Network

Past President and Treasurer, Board of Directors