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Name Debbie
Phone 847-414-3856
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director, Mktg and Comm
SmithBucklin
Chicago, IL
(Association Management)

Dir Mkg and Sales
W W Grainger
Lake Forest, IL
(Industrial Distribution)

VP Marketing
R R Donnelley
Lombard, IL
(Direct mktg services)

Key Accomplishments Built the marketing infrastructure for the business - created a marketing & planning competency. Revenue growth 10% V prior year, led the development of 17 new products vs. a plan of 8 for the year, exceeded revenue goals for first time in 5 yrs.

Built the marketing and sales competency for the division. Grew top line sales by targeting the right market segments and customer groups. Developed mktg and sales strategy-achieved 11% sales growth to government customers and 14% to national accts

Improved profitability of multi-million dollar corporate customers by negotiating new customer service terms. Created a new revenue stream -led the internet development of a new 'parts' e-commerce website hosted on the grainger.com website.

Speaker and Panel Member: Crain's Chicago Business, B-2-B Symposium, "Integrated Marketing". Speaker: "Direct Marketing Strategy" at the U.S.Trade Mission for Direct Marketing sponsored by the Commerce Dept. to over 1200 attendees in Mexico City
Education / Skills Masters of Business Administration MBA,Marketing/Management University of Memphis Memphis, TN
Bachelors of Business Administration BBA,Marketing University of Memphis Memphis, TN



Name Deborah
Phone 847-367-0332
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director Customer Develop
Bradley Systems
Chicago, IL
(Manufacturing)

Volunteer Manager
Girl Scouts
Vernon Hills, IL
(Non Profit )

Perf Consultant Manager
AT&T
Chicago, IL
(Call Servicing Center)

Key Accomplishments Experience in Customer Development initiatives and annual planning process: targeting, analysis and market research. Developed and cultivated leads, delivered opportunities, defined needs and closed loop to engage prospects.

Over 25 years customer service experience in needs assessment and problem solving as call center manager and staff performance consultant support in goal setting, training, monitoring, feedback, documentation, and performance appraisals.

Responsible for the professional development and training of the Call Servicing leadership teams covering 36 offices nationwide. Consulted with C-level executives. Four direct reports.

Increased active prospects 200% within first six months by expanding market development and spearheading trade shows 20% close rate Qualifies sales through telephone interview decreasing sales cycle by 50% Meets anor exceeds goals
Education / Skills BA, Organizational Communications Masters in HR anticipated 2008
Organizational Development, Project Management, Change Management, MBTI and Facilitation certification



Name Anthony
Phone 847-680-5449
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Group Vice President
Briggs Healthcare
Des Moines, IA
(Medical Products)

Senior Vice President
Briggs Healthcare
Des Monines, IA
(Medical Products)

Director of Sales
Hospira
Lake Forest IL
(medical devices/pharma)

Key Accomplishments Reversed three year, 20% ($10 million) slide in revenue by changing sales and marketing effort of medical forms and documentation, charting, and obstetrics setting company aside from competitors. Personally negotiated and signed four GPOs

Increased sales from $41 to $44 million (7.3%) within six months. Re-signed the contract with largest customer (Cardinal Health) for $15 million. Developed and executed sales strategies for international distribution into 25 countries

Grew revenues from $171 to $259 million by realigning under-performing personnel, creating a "market basket" contracting strategy, developing a distributor national accounts program, creating an inside sales program,Oncology sales force

Achieved profit goal of $11 million by focusing sales force on specific targets and high margin brands. Sized, structured, redeployed, and retrained US field sales force of 125 to achieve a 30
Education / Skills LAKE FOREST GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT, Lake Forest, IL MBA 2009 MILLER HEIMAN - CONCEPTUAL AND STRATEGIC SELLIN
MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS, North Adams, MA BS, Business Administration, Marketing 1980
Certified Trainer, Strategic Selling and Conceptual Selling


Name Thomas
Phone 312-338-3022
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Managing Director
Cameron General Corporation
Chicago, IL.
(Private equity )

President
Swift Insurance Brokers
Chicago, IL
(Insurance brokerage)

Vice President
First Chicago/NBD
Chicago, IL
(Banking)

Key Accomplishments Analyzed, approved, declined, structured, placed, closed and managed private equity investments in various industries.

Underwrote and placed a professional liability insurance program in the London market. Grew the revenues of the company from $0 to $3mm in 3 years by recruiting a national network of retail and wholesale insurance brokers.

Attained profitability in a business I started 1.5 years ahead of plan due to higher than forecasted revenues.

Wrote an offering memorandum and raised $10 million to acquire the assets of a property/casualty insurer.
Education / Skills MBA Finance University of Chicago Graduate School of Business
BA with highest honors in English University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fluent in French some Spanish
Licensed Illinois insurance producer-all lines

Name Don
Phone 847-902-3538
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Business Development Mgr
Zebra Technologies
Vernon Hills, IL
(AIDC Products/Services)

Principal Consultant
Target Market Advisors
Chicago
(Marketing/Sales Consultng)

Reseller Territory Exec
Apple, Inc.
Chicago
(Personal Digital Devices)

Key Accomplishments - Grew packaged service contract revenues through the channel over 50% annually for 3 straight years - Managed large service and supplies contracts, worth $20 mm annually - Saved $1.2 mm annual revenue stream w/ employer's largest customer

- Successfully drove a $1.5 mm supplies contract with a new customer - managed new product development

- As Channel Manager for Apple, grew number of partners 50% over 3 years; associated revenues 42% - Grew region from # 10 in performance, to # 4 in first year - over-achieved $14.4 mm quota in year 1 - $19.5 mm in revenues - Many new intro events

Endorsements available on-line at http://www.linkedin.com/in/donoehlert
Education / Skills B.S. in Communications. Illinois State University
Top 3 strengths: Generating revenue from strategic relationships, revenue growth plans dev, and marketing tool creation.



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