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Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Max E. Salas Confirmation Resolution of 1999
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Chairman Linda W. Cropp at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the reappointment of Mr. Max E. Salas to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Alcoholic Beverage Control Board Max E. Salas Confirmation Resolution of 1999".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the reappointment of:

Mr. Max E. Salas
1610 Riggs Place, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009
(Ward 2)

as a member of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, established by section 4(a) of the District of Columbia Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, effective May 24, 1994 (D.C. Law 10-122; D.C. Code §25-104(a), for a term to end May 7, 2003.

Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall have no fiscal impact.

Sec. 5. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

1610 Riggs Pl. . N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
(H): 202/797-2700 (O): 202/271-2800
Cellular 1 Phone 202/797-2700


Corporate Business Development Responsibilities


Seasoned executive and entrepreneur with broad experience in business start ups and management. In depth knowledge of Small Business Administration 8A certification process Broad contacts on Capitol Hill and acknowledged leader in Latin American business community in Washington and other major cities. In-depth knowledge of legislative and lobbying processes, proposal preparation and contract negotiation. Computer knowledgeable.



  • Identified and won in 1997, a $38 million dollar IDIQ contract at U.S. Customs Developed teaming agreements, plan and proposal
  • Assembled in 1997, a team for a A-76 study for a federal agency Awarded Sole Source Contract and Lead Project.
  • Developed strategic plan to grow small concession business from initial $100,000 revenue base. Obtained large federal contract and expanded operation into 15 states and to 350 employees and $11 million annual gross revenues.
  • Assembled team of public relations,marketing and financial advisors to assist in preparing proposal for concession service for airport facility. Won five year contract with two year extension valued at $3 million.


  • Managed flea market at Nashville Fairground and increased revenues in first year from $450,000 to $800,000. Successfully negotiated contract extension for eight years valued at $ I .3 million per year.


  • Developed accelerated plan to obtain 8A certification from Small Business Administration Hired attorney specializing in 8A applications and personally walked application through local, regional and national offices. Received certification in 120 days.
  • Identified market opportunity for gift shop at Phoenix airport requiring local ownership. Within 90 days, arranged partnership with local resident, prepared and submitted proposal and won ten year. $5 million contract
  • Located partner in Texas to provide local ownership of lounge and restaurant to qualify for Texas liquor license. Obtained liquor license and opened new operation generating $4 million over six years.
  • Developed arrangement with owner of video arcade to provide start up funding for new arcade venture Borrowed $150,000 and paid off within 2 years. Expanded business to $2 million in 4 years
  • Assumed management of restaurant with poor financial performance. Restructured and reduced staff, tightened cost of goods controls and hired new chef. Within six months, produced first profitable month of operation in five years. In process of moving to larger location to accommodate increase in business.


Director. Corporate Development. CORNET TECHNOLOGY, INC., Springfield, VA, 1996–Present

President and Chairman of the Board, NATIONAL PREMIER SERVICES, INC., Washington, DC, 1986–Present

President and CEO, SALAS CONCESSIONS, Orlando, Florida, 1980–1985

Agent of Novelty and Games, CEDAR POINT AMUSEMENT PARK, Sandusky, Ohio, 1975–1980


Seminole Business School — 1986


Board of Directors, Greater Washington IBERO American Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Latin American Manufacturers Association
Board of Directors, Committee to Promote DC
Board Member, Recreation Wish List Committee
Member, Washington DC Rotary Club
Member, Tennessee Regional Minority Purchasing Council
Member, American Association of Airport Executives
Member, District of Columbia Area Chamber of Commerce


Fluent in Spanish

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