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Name Rick
Phone 972-948-6407
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Texas
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Global Commodity Manager
Hewlett-Packard
Plano
(High Tech)

Key Accomplishments Historic cost reductions, reorganization of departments, MBA,Lifetime CPM, contracts, services, indirect,





Education / Skills Executive MBA, BS/BBA, Lifetime CPM




Name James
Phone 630-728-2300
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Principal
The Sparks Group
Oak Park, Illinois
(Marketing strategy)

Managing Director,
Discover Card Financial Services
Riverwoods, Illinois
(Credit card strategy)

Director National Accts
Discover Card
Riverwoods, Illinois
(Credit card sales)

Key Accomplishments Created a comprehensive marketing plan for three boutique law firms including social media, traditional media, community events and public relations, generating market awareness and a 10% increase in visibility. Served as credit card industry subject matter expert for the top three international management consulting firms

Increased merchant acceptance of Discover Card from 72% to 85% within 24 month period. Managed and negotiated sales with seven portfolio companies generating $950 million. Persuaded 38 global companies to connect their international locations.

Managed national accounts that focused on increasing profitability of top 500 merchants in six industry groups. Staff of 65, six direct reports, generating $38 billion in revenue with $4.5 billion in profit annually

Engineered and implemented new client relationship management system, strengthening client relationships and increasing retention rate to 98%.
Education / Skills Master of Business Administration The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Advertising/Marketing University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Adjunct Professor of Marketing College of Management & Business NACTE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Winner 2015 Illini ComeBack Alumni Winner of 2013 Chicago Startup Weekend EDU.

Name Confidential
Phone 847-989-7068
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Account Executive
Hewitt Associates
Linconshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

Service Delivery Manager
Hewitt Associates
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

IDG Manager
Hewitt Associates
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

Key Accomplishments Chosen to manage a major consumer-oriented account, worth $55 million in contract revenue, to improve key metrics. Quickly established credibility with top client executives. Facilitated the orientation of the client to outsourced services in India.

Oversaw a team of 200 professionals and a $15 million fiscal cost budget. Stabilized delivery after a difficult burn-in period and brought client to being a positive reference. Surpassed an aggressive cost budget by over 6% and improved margin by 11%

Selected by executives to create and oversee all leadership functions for a global delivery group which developed and maintained benefits solutions for twelve clients. Deployed expertise in critical path planning, budgeting, pricing and scope control

Led a client team of 40 multi-talented employees in tracking all financial/quality metrics, budgeting, and cost/revenue controls. Improved financial results from 80% to 122% profitability. Created environment for internal growth & career pathing.
Education / Skills DePaul University, Chicago, IL - 2004 M.B.A. in Finance
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - 1995 B.S. in Industrial Management



Name Jim
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary <$75k
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Business Manager
Perfect ! Wood Win-Door Profiles, LLC
Morton Grove, IL
(Composite Mouldings)

Customer Service Manager
International Casings Group
Chicago, IL
(Meat Food Components)

Consultant, Supply Chain
Fromm International
Northbrook, IL
(Beauty Sundry Products)

Key Accomplishments Created sales support structure taking revenue from zero to $1 million. Spearheaded new product development and product extensions representing 25% of sales, generating $250,000 in new annual revenue.

Converted manual system to $10,000 Peachtree (ERP) computer system and ACT! customer relationship management (CRM) to track company business transactions and sales prospects and leads.

* Realized over $2 million in additional annual sales and reduced order fill penalties by utilizing computer skills to develop part-expediting reports. * Saved 600 hours by using sales force automation program to automated input of 1,200 orders

Developed vendor relationships to increase procurement service levels and reduce material costs by $190,000 (25%) annually. Developed website resulting in bringing three distributor customers on board generating $600,000 annually.
Education / Skills MBA, DePaul University, Chicago, IL Concentration in Marketing
BS, Accounting, University of Illinois, Chicago
AS, Information Technology, Wright City College
Six Sigma Greenbelt Training, Chicago Deming Association, Six Sigma Masters Program Naperville, IL

Name Scott
Phone 847-940-2800
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Managing Partner
Gray Hair Management
Schaumburg, IL
(Executive Coaching)

Chief Operating Officer
Cornerstone Promotions
Vernon Hills, IL
(Music Marketing)

President
Scott Kane & Associates, Inc
Deerfield, IL
(Mgmt Consulting)

Key Accomplishments Helping Executives get jobs through coaching, marketing and personal-touch networking.

25+ years of television production, producing and directing commercials, sports and entertainment and corporate programming.



Education / Skills B.S. (Cinema & Photography) & (Radio-TV) Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 1967




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