Counselors to America's Small Business
37 Years experience in Commercial Banking with extensive real estate experience in Oregon and Puget Sound area. As part of Bank lending, assisted many small businesses throughout the years. Also participated in Real Estate sales and management. Assisted in creating a Small Business Assistance Center in Gig Harbor, WA through the local Chamber. Attended SCORE meetings in Tacoma, WA.
Have served on various Boards, including non-profit business.
Current Marketing & Client Relations Associate, Uhrich & Co. CPA; Previous, New business Developer at Wenatchee World Advertising. 7 years Business Developer Express Employment Professionals, Recruiting, Staffing and Job Creation, 10 Years Direct Sales Manager, Consultant fashion industry.
<p> ITT Peterson, School of Business, Legal Secretary Certificate</p> <p> 7 years Express University Human Resources, Sales, Marketing Business Management certifications</p> <p> Business Management, Chicago, Ill.2 week course</p> <p> Police Dispatcher Training, Shelton, Wa.</p> <p> </p>
President, PRCI - a small business owner for 30 years (finance, marketing, sales, diversification) Boeing, Banking VP, Human Resources, Benefits/Payroll Municipal government (Human Resources, Social and Human Services, Employment Manager, Recruitment, IT interface, Budget, Supervisor)
City University, Seattle, graduate B.S.</p>
City University, Master's Education, graduate</p>
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>
Completed a 36-year career with John Deere, retiring in 2014. Over the course of my career with Deere, I participated in the development and growth of a start-up health management company, created new business and product segments within the health care and equipment business units, developed and led strategic planning and business growth efforts and led the divestiture of several business units.
2002 University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business, Executive Program in Corporate Strategy</p>
1999 Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Financial Program for Executives</p>
1986 University of Iowa, M.B.A.</p>
1976 Iowa State University, B.S., Computer Science</p>
MBA in International Business
Freelance Business Consultant, December 2012 – present
Buffalo MBA Consulting, Senior Consultant and VP of Public Relations, December 2010 – June 2012
Adventure Center Travel Agency, Sales and Operations Assistant and Independent Quality Control Contractor, October 2005 – June 2007
Stowarzyszenie Plenipotentow J.Tadeusza, Non-profit Organization, Assistant Director, April 1999 - November 2004
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, MBA, May 2012
University of Gdansk, Poland, MA, October 2001