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Kate Grover

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Etna, ME

Chapter: Bangor SCORE

Languages:English

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Kate Grover

Kate.grover@yahoo.com ·  540 Old County Road, Etna, ME 04434· 207.423.5252

Summary

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.

Experience

Director of Membership Services

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.

 

Business Account Executive

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

 

Business Account Executive

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.

 

Leader

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.

 

Regional Manager

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.

 

Regional Manager

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.

Education

Attended University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business-1984-1986

University of Phoenix, Business Administration-2001-Present

Skills

BlackBerry and iPhone Power User

September 2004 – Present

Servant Leadership

August 2005 – Present

Microsoft Office Suite

September 2005 - Present

 

Business to Business Sales Training

June 2010 – Present

            

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Industry Experience

Education

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Marlo Zarka

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Jacksonville, FL

Languages:English

How I can help you

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

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Industry Experience

Education

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ACEPC Post Graduate Certification - Executive Coaching (College of Executive Coaching)</p>

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MPA Masters of Public Administration - University of North Florida</p>

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BS Bachelors of Science - University of Massachusetts Amherst</p>

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Shelby Handley

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Columbus, GA

Chapter: SCORE Columbus

Languages:English

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Industry Experience

Education

n/a

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NathanUsoro Friday Idio

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Chambersburg, PA

Chapter: Hagerstown SCORE

Languages:English

How I can help you

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

MBA in International Business

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Anne M. Peele

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Windsor Mill, MD

Languages:English

How I can help you

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.

Areas of expertise

Industry Experience

Education

M.B.A.
Master of Public Administration, concentration in Information Sciences
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

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