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Name Thomas
Phone 847-309-0315
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director of Technology
Allstate Insurance
Northbrook, IL
(Agency Facing Technology)

Director of Technology
Allstate Insurance
Northbrook, IL
(Emerging Businesses)

Director of Technology
The Hartford
Chicago, IL
(Architecture & Developmen)

Key Accomplishments Grew technology spend by over 2500% over the course of 2 years and stood up an organization where there was none as part of a planned, renewed focus on Allstate’s independent agency channel.

Improved quote volume, new written premium and items in force by 20% in 1 year through expansion of comparative rater footprint. Decrease time to quote for agents using comparative raters from 4 minutes to 20 seconds through reusable web services.

Increased straight through processing efficiency and decreased the time to complete sales and service related activities by approximately 33% through external benchmarking and iterative development.

Created and implemented a comparative rating strategy resulting in direct top line growth in excess of $30 million over 3 years. Reduced help desk call volume by 15% through redesigning our self-service portal allowing for online self service.
Education / Skills UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, Madison, WI Bachelor of Science Degree, Computer Science May 1994
Technology organizational effectiveness, large scale program delivery, and broad and deep technical expertise.
Clear and concise verbal and written communication, public speaking, and exceptional business/technology conduit.
Managing multiple priorities, interpersonal abilities, and analytically inclined.

Name Jack
Phone 847-436-1491
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Senior Marketing Manager
Cargill, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(Food Ingredients Mfr)

Managing Director
Bluedog Design
Chicago, IL
(Brand Strategy & Design)

Vice President
Lipson Alport Glass & Assoc (LAGA)
Chicago, IL
(Brand Strategy & Design)

Key Accomplishments Developed and led major global relaunch of Similac brand of pediatric nutrition products, resulting in first global brand initiative for major health care company's international nutrition division

Developed and led major relaunch for the Betty Crocker brand across all categories and touchpoints, resulting in 20% revenue increase in previously flat to declining baking category

Developed and led first global brand positioning and category alignment for Green Giant brand resulting in 30% revenue increase in first year

Led inceptive proprietary innovation methodology with key client's major brand initiative, creating a baseline case study to market agency's capabilities in brand strategy development, creating new revenue stream, increasing agency revenues 20%.
Education / Skills Bachelors Degree - Visual Communications Marketing/Advertising Journalism Minors Northern Illinois University Dekalb,
Account Development/Management Strategic Relationship Management Sales Activation/Deployment Market/Business Developm
Brand Strategy/Development Marketing Strategy/Planning Value Proposition Development & Articulation Mktg. Communicati
Brand Design Management Brand Innovation CPG/FMCG/B2B/B2C Cross-Functional Team Leadership Speaking/Writing/Presenta

Name Confidential
Phone 312-543-1271
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions SVP Empowerment (Sales)
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Illinois
(Cancer Care)

VP Empowerment
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Illinois
(Cancer Care)

Key Accomplishments Responsible for $500M annual sales with a $20M operating budget. Achieved 15% new growth on average per year

Increased end-to-end funnel efficiency by 40%+ by driving improvement at targeted sales funnel points. Improved sales representative productivity by an average of 10% across 80% of the sales force.

Championed the sales model redesign at the request of the Chairman of the Board. Launched the custom methodology across the enterprise. Received accolades from national sales leaders for innovation

Assumed leadership of our external sales efforts which was identified as one of the core future growth streams in early 2015. Built a powerful strategic plan including outreach methodology. Increased new business by +15% in first year.
Education / Skills MBA, Marketing/Operations emphasis, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1994.




Name Edward
Phone 609-970-2471
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Virginia
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Office Manager
HR Block
New Port News, Virginia
(Tax and Financial Service)

Executive Consultant
Women's Venture Fund (non-profit)
New York City, NY
(Business Loans & Coaching)

Global Assignment Lead
National Starch (contract) (AKzo NOBEL)
New Jersey
(Coatings)

Key Accomplishments Graduated with Masters Degree in Accounting and Financial Management, October 2015, with Honors. Passed IRS enrolled agent exam and licensed by the IRS to represent tax payers and businesses before the IRS.

Developed cost saving process for managing international assignments, immigration, cross boarder tax and compensation issues. Successfully represented major corporation before the NLRB office of special council in citizenship discrimination law suit

For the Women's Venture Fund, Developed Business loan risk assessment model and tool for small businesses reducing default rates. Developed evaluation tool for women's needs for personal and professional development for entrepreneurship and growth.

Project Lead for development of unique state of the art web based international Human Resources tool for onboarding and relocation of new employees worldwide.
Education / Skills DeVry University, Keller School of Management, Masters Degree, Accounting and Financial Management, Honors , 2015
Central Michigan University, Graduate Studies, Business Administration Human Resources Emphasis 3.97 GPA, 2003
Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science Degree, Psychology and Sociology, Summa Cum Laude, 2002
Enrolled Agent Licensed By IRS, February 2016

Name Lynn
Phone 312-371-4451
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Reg. Marketing/Sales Exec
PayNet, Inc.
Skokie, IL
(Commercial Credit Bureau)

Principal/Marketing Cons.
The GannonGroup
Chicago, IL
(Mktg & Sales Consulting)

VP/Product Manager/Mktg
The Harris Insight Funds/Harris Bank
Chicago, IL
(Mutual Funds/Trust/Retire)

Key Accomplishments  Negotiated company’s first exclusive endorsement from a leading trade association to increase market visibility and provide distinct competitive advantages.  Created and produced collateral highlighting capabilities and process enhancement.

 Engineered a comprehensive new product introduction for ABN AMRO Bank that increased money market fund assets $322 million within 6 months. • Developed a multi-faceted marketing program for an agency including launch of an internet presenc

 Proposed and managed major initiative to boost lagging trust assets by merging with mutual fund assets. Gained buy-in and support of management and trust department heads and engaged the participation of multiple departments in implementing this highly successful program, only the second of its kind in banking history. Completed project three months ahead of schedule at a cost savings of approximately $35,000.

 Recaptured $30 million of closed or inactive accounts through integrated telemarketing and direct mail campaigns.  Developed and utilized shareholder demographic profiles to better understand their buying habits and behaviors and increase cross-selling opportunities.
Education / Skills Marketing Management… Product and Sales Enhancement… Leading highly-focused marketing, communications and business devel
Loyola University of Chicago - MBA Finance and Economics; Western Illinois University - BB Organizational Management



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