Saint Louis, MO
Counselors to America's Small Business
My professional experience has been in Marketing/Events/Advertising. I worked in magazine publishers, advertising agencies, and marketing firms.
LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY – Saint Charles, mo
ESPM – Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
COLEGIO VISCONDE DE PORTO SEGURO (German School) – Valinhos, SP, Brazil, 1992 – 2002
Diversified background in start-ups ranging from cable advertising divisions, TV stations, international national consumer goods conglomerate, international computer manufacturer and national IT product manufacturing company.
Created and implemented strategic, yet unique email signature copied and used by sales reps and management nationwide linking downloadable rebates used nationwide and decreased thousands of hours in labor costs.
Achieved #1 in nationwide sales for Hewlett Packard digital camera test in Best Buy stores. 600% sales growth through developing a plan that encompassed store personnel and HP sales rep training, promotional gifts for reps, customer handouts and sales tracking sheets.
Initiated turnaround of poor sales achieving overall 44.5% improvement over predecessor by enhancing channel relationships and providing various diverse market offerings. ($1,382,290 actual vs. $1,998,139 actual)
Sold $10,120 TV Spot schedule to regional shoe manufacturer despite non-existent station ratings.
Established out-of-box solutions with over 60 creative merchandising displays, which solidified long-term relationships with clients. Implemented course to action regarding superior customer service resulting in capturing more customer mindshare.
Bachelor of Science in Communication, Ohio University
• Wide array of innovative business approaches due to work experience in various countries, cultures and different organizations; • Wrote grants/proposal; • Consistent record of forging strong business relationships with prospects and clients; • Worldwide marketing, business development and international strategist with more than 20 years of unique cross-functional expertise in computers, designed and developed electronics/computers and mechanical systems, business development, management and sales, project management and leadership experience; • Ability to perform with a global perspective in a competitive and fast-paced business environment. Extensive international business experience, travel and exposure to different projects and cultures; • Successful record of leading teams in the development of high-quality deliverables and peak performance while focusing on responsibilities and commitments. • Foster professional growth through mentoring relationships and focus on training and development; • Competently juggle multiple projects while maintaining the uppermost emphasis on productivity and profitability.
• Turnarounds | Business Development | Strategic Planning | Management | Board Development | Organizational Development | Forecasting | Technology Adoption | Entrepreneurship | Growth Strategies • Sales Leadership | Channel Sales Strategies, Processes & Programs | Go-to-Market Strategies | Demand Generation | Marketing | Market-Segments | Social Media | Public Relations | Promotion | Creative Writing| • Prototyping |Financing | Communications | Market-Penetration |Packaging | Branding |New Product Analysis | Manufacturing | Engineering | Computers | Electronics |
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Owner and Innkeeper of a small business (Walnut Lawn Bed and Breakfast) located in Lampeter, PA. My background before becoming a business person, three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand and thirty years as an administrator in the Pennsylvania Public Schools. During the professional years, facilitated numerous workshops, supervised personnel, managed inventories and budgets, prepared briefs and evaluated programs and personnel. Retirement brought three years teaching English as a second language in Northern Thailand as a Peace Corps Volunteer. On return from Thailand we settled in Lancaster County with the purchase of the B&B. Expertise is in search, evaluation, operation accounting, budgets and management of a small business. My experiences include presentations, mentoring, evaluations and human relations. Joined SCORE in 2015.
Peace Corps Pre-Service Training – Thailand: Thai Language, Thai Culture and Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL).
Masters of Education – Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Completed requirements for Public School Elementary and Secondary Principal’s Certification as well as Supervisor of Mathematics Certification.
B.S. in Mathematics and B.A. in General Arts and Sciences – Pennsylvania State University College Park, Pennsylvania
25+ years in Sales and Strategic Management, primarily in Technology related companies. Successfully launched, grew and ultimately sold a business focused on in home care. Currently serving in various volunteer roles for non-profit organizations.
Humboldt State University- BA in psychology and Minor in Business Admin
Expert in IT Services, IT Consulting , Sales and Marketing, Business Development, Branding and Public Relations.
M.B.A. (Marketing) from Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India
B. Tech. from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, U.P., India
Market Development * Product Marketing * Marketing Campaigns * Solution Sales & Marketing * Strategic Alliances *Channel Sales & Sales Management* Complex Deal Negotiations * Business Development * Six Sigma Black Belt * SalesForce.com
Successful Marketing and Sales executive with over 20 years of experience in high-tech marketing, sales, and business development in both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups.
Global marketing– A successful data storage marketer who drove OEM channel marketing, sales pipeline, and advised senior management on go-to-market strategy and built marketing programs that resulted in a sales improvements in the first year.
Marketer who developed effective OEM channel specific product and marketing assets that resulted in highly successful global enterprise products marketing campaigns.
Alliance builder- Successfully managed partners to build solutions that where key to our achieving division sales goals.
Business development & sales executive– Member of the senior management team with responsibility for customer engagement that resulting in creating a $80M a year OEM business.
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