Counselors to America's Small Business
Kate.firstname.lastname@example.org · 540 Old County Road, Etna, ME 04434· 207.423.5252
Multifaceted, dynamic sales and managerial leader with a strong background in prospecting and sourcing new business, account development, and human resources. Uncompromised commitment to management and customer service excellence balanced by the highest degree of integrity in all relationships and transactions. Characterized by demonstrated leadership and mentoring abilities, initiative, and strong communication and presentation skills. Proud career track with consistent success in driving growth, generating revenues, improving team performance and enhancing business value at all levels. Mentors, motivates, and leads operations, sales, business development, and team development.
Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce 20 South Street, Bangor, ME 04401
March 2012 – Present
Responsible for the growth and development of a vital membership program, including the acquisition of new members and the retention and satisfaction of existing members. Tasked with raising $500,000.00 in membership dues, sponsorships and event fees each calendar year. Realized 105% of budget goals for 2012. Repeated performance for 2013.
Time Warner Cable Business Class Central Maine Territory
May 2011 – April 2012
Function as a key account executive guiding and implementing sales activities for the organization. Executed creative strategies and programs to achieve maximum sales volume potential for products. Directly conducted sales, prospecting, proposals, pricing, presentations, and marketing to new and existing business customers in the Maine market
Verizon Wireless 6 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
May 2010 – April 2011
Resourceful thinker with a focus on creative sales, customer service strategies, and performance improvement. Unparalleled record of achieving business results through all levels of organizational change demonstrated by key performance indicators.
US Cellular 770 Center Street, Auburn, ME 04021
September 2004 – November 2009
Fast-track promotion from Business Consultant realizing Store Manager based on strong performance in customer service, process optimization, key account management, and productivity. Lead sales and support team for multiple retail locations. Afford continuous staff training, development, and operational leadership to effectively manage and drive business. 27 direct reports.
Geiger Mount Hope Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04210
1999 – 2003
Over saw the process of an order from start to finish with 37 employees in product research, order entry, order tracking, customer service, billing, and credit checks. Communicated and negotiated with Independent representatives’ to drive an efficient order process. Traveled to a myriad of regions within the United States, building strong rapport with the independent sales team.
Cole Haan One Cole Haan Way, Yarmouth, ME 04494
September 1991 – September 1998
Traveled the country, recruiting retail staff to train then open up new retail locations. Involved in the site selection, architectural build out, punch list, IT, inventory, merchandising, operations and sales training prior to store opening. Opened 11 locations on time and under budget.
Attended University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business-1984-1986
University of Phoenix, Business Administration-2001-Present
September 2004 – Present
August 2005 – Present
Microsoft Office Suite
September 2005 - Present
Business to Business Sales Training
June 2010 – Present
2012-present Co-Founder/Professional Certified Coach Designed Alliance: a coaching partnership Jacksonville, FL
2004-2012 Strategic Planner/Consultant That Girl, Inc. Jacksonville, FL
2001-2004 Division Manager City of Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL
ACEPC Post Graduate Certification - Executive Coaching (College of Executive Coaching)</p>
MPA Masters of Public Administration - University of North Florida</p>
BS Bachelors of Science - University of Massachusetts Amherst</p>
MBA in International Business
Offering over 20 years of experience in public and business administration with proven accomplishments in organizational development and strategic planning, specifically in the areas of operations and human resources management, and in building and cultivating government, university and private sector partnerships through community and economic development. I enjoy improving performance and productivity through training, coaching and mentoring organizations and people.ommunity and economic development. I enjoy developing programs and projects, and being the change agent who improves performance and productivity through training, coaching and mentoring organizations and people.
Master of Public Administration, concentration in Information Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
All Business phases MMM&O---Money, Marketing, Management, and Operations. Was the CEO of a 153 employee multi level Building Material supply business which included the following: Home Building, Remodeling, General Contracting, Land Development, non-profit Development, Modular Home manufacturing, Component Home parts manufacturer, truss manufacturer,Cash and Carry Building Supply business, Real Estate company, Board member Black Hills Power & Light, Mobile home court developer, Real Estate Appraisal, numerous American Management Association short courses.
Political involvement: Lobbyist, RC City Council, Governors Advisory Board for Mental Illness, Formed the RC Alliance for the Mentally Ill, Served on the SD Alliance for the Mentally Ill Board, Hospital Psychiatric Center advisory board, County commitment Board, Journey Museum Marketing Board, Elder and Trustee First Presbyterian Church, Junior Chamber, Chamber of Commerce, SCORE Chairman, Board member National Retail Lumber Dealers Assn., Board member National Home Builders Assn., Boy Scouts Cub Pack Master and Scout master, RC Economic Development Board, Board member West Hills Village 220 unit retirement facility, SBA Small Business Advisory Council, Elks Lodge, Chair of the RC Planning Commission, Board member of Northwestern Lumber Dealers Assn., Board member Pennington Drainage Commission, and a member of the Naja Temple Shrine.
; BS in Architectural Engineering, Life Insurance license,, Real Estate Appraisals, Real Estate License, Construction Management course. AMA courses: Marketing, Sensitivity &#39;training, Financial Management, Management of Managers, Management by Objective course, and Sales Management..
Originally joined the Rapid City, SC SCORE Chapter.
Certified Public Accountant with over 40 years experience in bookkeeping, accounting, finance, budgeting, planning, cash-flow management, taxation, employee benefit plans, cost accounting. Experienced in not for profits as well as privately-held and publicly-traded companies. Familiar with a wide variety of construction, manufacturing, service and natural resource industries. Strong IT background, and have experience in a multitude of software packages. Extensive user of EXCEL. Assistance with company formation and start-up issues. Strong legal background.
Bachelor of Business Administration (focus on Accounting & Finance), Bernard M. Baruch College of CUNY, 1972, Magna Cum Laude.
Jim provides consulting and strategic planning to help business owners develop and execute strategies to achieve both business and personal goals.
Jim is a valued and trusted advisor to businesses and their owners. He focuses on strategic issues such as formation of business enterprises, mergers and acquisitions, business dispositions, succession planning, and management transition. His style is characterized by creativity, thoughtful analysis, practical solutions, trust, and integrity. He has applied his technical and business management expertise and experience as an advisor and equally important, directly as a senior level corporate manager/ executive within various companies, to define and effectuate change in organizational direction.
Application of Jim's experience includes:
CEO & shareholder of Milwaukee area manufacturer of parts and components for OEM customers. Negotiated purchase of company and initiated programs to meet evolving demands from international customer base; achieved ISO certification.
BBA degree in Accounting from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee</p>
Eleven years active duty military. Thirty years of high technology and aerospace business. Specialized in Program/Project Management, Turn Around Leadership,Strategic Planning, Logistics and General Management. Eight years as President/CEO of technology business.
BA, St. John's University. MS Logistics, Florida Institute of Technology. MBA, University of Iowa.