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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 David
Phone 630-899-9699
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Vice President Sales/Engi
Frain Industries, Inc.
Franklin Park, IL
(Packaging Machinery)

President/owner
American Purpac Technolgies, LLC
Beloit, Wisconsin
(Contract Mfg)

President/COO
BevStar, Inc.
Elk Grove Village, IL
(Beverage systems)

Key Accomplishments Provided lead role in securing $20 million in private equity investment to support the start up and early stage development of a state of the art aseptic food and beverage contract manufacturing operation.

Ignited new product development as a key priority for established industrial products mfr. resulting in double digit growth in sales and profit. Success led to acquisition of largest competitor doubling company size to $75 million.

Directed high performance organizations for Pepsi-Cola and E&J Gallo Winery. Generated above plan sales and operating profit results for two operating companies and coordinated the market development execution of independent distribution partners.

Led the incorporation and start up of subsidiary operation for a UK parent company introducing a new beverage dispensing concept. Secured beta site testing with 3 largest US beverage companies and independent distributors in US, Canada and Mexico.
Education / Skills MS-University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Awarded full academic scholorship.
BA-State Univ of New York, College at Buffalo.
Change agent with the specific ability to define strategy and experience to design and implement growth plans.
Proven ability to generate top and bottom line value for shareholders in start up as well as developed operations.

Name James
Phone 847-788-9550
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Project Manager
AT&T
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Telecommunications)

Project Manager
Baxter International
Round Lake, IL
(Healthcare )

Project Manager
Caremark Rx
Northbrook, IL
(Pharmacy Benefit Services)

Key Accomplishments Provided PM support for AT&T's U-verse Service Delivery organization as part of a corporate $6B Project Lightspeed initiative that brings new fiber-optic network telecom "triple-play" services to consumer premises.

Within Baxter's Fenwal Division, managed $1.5M Amicus Separator 3.0 software upgrade project to deliver key platelet procedure enhancements and update user interfaces to improve process flow on the blood collection device.

Led telephony system improvement projects for PMO within AT&T's Network Software Solutions organization. Implemented $500K software enhancement for Distributed Work Mgr system, automating varrious work functions to improve dispatch center operations

Managed pharmacy system projects for Caremark's Product Development Group. Implemented Employee Participation Information Center (EPIC), an expertise and community self-help management system to facilitate and improve info exchange between employees
Education / Skills Keller Graduate School of Management, Chgo, IL; Master of Project Management Degree (MPM); Graduated with Distinction
DePaul University, Chicago, IL; MBA Degree in MIS & Finance; Graduated with Distinction
DePaul University, Chicago, IL; BS Degree in Accountancy; Graduated with Honors
Project Mgmt Professional (PMP); Project Management Institute; 2004 IT Project +; CompTIA Assoc; 2004

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