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Name Brian
Phone 262-853-9755
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Gamber-Johnson, LLC
Stevens Point, WI
(Rugged Mobility Equipment)

General Manager-VP
Schunk Graphite Technology
Menomonee Falls, WI
(Industrial Materials)

Key Accomplishments Aggressively managed expenses during economic downturn. Maintained positive bottom-line despite severe market contraction while reversing decline in market share and growing core business. Grew revenue by 25%+ in core business despite state budgets.

Recruited, developed and managed field sales team starting from scratch. Reruited, hired, trained and managed a total of 8 field sales plus 12 inside sales staff. Industries covered: auto, steel, power, paper, motors, appliances, power tools, etc.

Developed, planned and implemented strategic marketing plans. Plans provided focus and guidelines for continued sales and market share development yielding double-digit percentage sales growth year-after-year.

Drove sales increases of 10+% year-after-year in declining market. Managed a 26% sales increase 2006 to 2007 which was also 10% over budget. Utilized strategic, systematic sales methods. Sold to diverse markets: auto, steel, power, paper, motors.
Education / Skills MBA - UW- Milwaukee; BS - Chemistry, Math minor - UW - Madison and Whitewater
Proficient computer skills including MS Office products, Lotus Notes, ERP system.
Fluent in German.
Selected as one of 35 people from 6500 person organization to participate in company's Executive Development Progra

Name Mary Ellen
Phone 630-789-0986
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Consultant
Broad Spectrum Communications
Clarendon Hills, IL
(Communications,healthcare)

Director,Quality Assuranc
Vita Food Products
IL
(Food manufacturing )

Assistant Laboratory Dire
Doctor's Data Inc
IL
(clinical reference lab)

Key Accomplishments Led team to draft (from scratch) & finalize Quality plans, for 2 corporations incorporating regulations & corporate policies. Developed internal quality audits/improved external audit scores. Developed/delivered training for all levels.

Developed/administered survey for fast food company seeking the "voice of the customer". Findings were presented to upper management along with strategic recommendations

Asked to review clinical study testing efficacy of product (A) relative to competitor's (B); an abstract on the study had been previously rejected. Designed retrospective control group. Analyzed & reported data for A, B & C. Abstract accepted.

Identified unclear wording in a clinical (pediatric) protocol led to probing how inclusion criteria were set and data analyzed. Recommended criteria based on percentiles for growth parameters. Recommendation accepted.
Education / Skills PhD, biochemistry (The University of Chicago) MPH, community health science (Univ of IL School of Public Health)
MS, biology (Tufts University) BA, political science (Wellesley College)
Certifications: Weight Management (Adult; Childhood & Adolescent); Gerontology, Six Sigma Green Belt
Nutrition Credentials: RD, CNS, FACN

Name Confidential
Phone 847-452-2989
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Principal Engineer
PreTest Incorporated
Palatine, IL
(Testing of Electronic Prd)

Senior Test Engineer
Siemens
Buffalo Grove, IL
(Testing New Elec Products)

Systems Test Engineer
Fluid Management
Wheeling, IL
(Automated Paint Dispense)

Key Accomplishments Created test engineering software for 120VAC automated switch products that reduces the cost of utility bills for customers. Successfully finished five testers to build and test sustainable products.

Successfully completed two missions for aircraft surveillance reconnaissance systems using MIL-STD for Air Force. Infrared counter measure & surveillance systems for turret, F-16, F-18, A10 and AV8B aircraft projects were to reduce casualties.

Environmental project was accomplished for both the reduction of risk and liability for data collection workers.

Increased efficiency of wireless key fabs production line by 12.5% for Honda. Eliminated ESD problems & reduced cost of wireless circuit board. Other automotive industries included FORD, Chrysler and Cadillac.
Education / Skills Northern Illinois University BSEE; Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Trustee’s Honor List.
William Rainey Harper College C/C++ Programmers Certificate.
Green Belt Six Sigma Certificate, Pursuing Certifications in Microsoft SQL Server/Oracle database applications.
Received Professional Engineer license from the state of Illinois in 2004.

Name Mark
Phone 847-776-5206
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Project Consultant
NestleHealthCare Nutrition
Buffalo Grove, IL
(Enteral Nutrition Product)

Manager
Technomic, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(Management Consulting)

Project Consultant
NEC-Mitsubishi
Itasca, IL
(Computer Hardware)

Key Accomplishments Increased client revenue in the area of $200,000 at Technomic through effective management of a multiclient study of the Asian and Hispanic restaurant markets.

Managed $175,000 study at Technomic on healthy eating in the chain restaurant industry for the Produce for Better Health Foundation, which helped them develop more effective strategies to increase the use of fruit and vegetable options on menus.

Initiated, developed, and presented a program to teach new hires at Technomic how to conduct market research, which shortened the learning curve by three weeks, resulting in better production and increased efficiency in data collection.

Nine years success as a salesman of services as a professional musician and entertainer.
Education / Skills Six Sigma Green Belt Training (In Progress), Chicago Deming Association, Six Sigma Masters Program
Certificate of Completion, Introduction to Commodity Trading, Chicago Board of Trade
Effective Business Management; Basic Sales Skills; Presentations That Work -- Continental Grain Company
M.S. Degree, Animal Science, Purdue University B.S. Degree, Agriculture, University of Illinois

Name Kenneth
Phone 630-303-8234
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State California
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Director Engineering
Steris Isomedix Services
Libertyville, IL
(Contract Sterilization)

Vice President Engrg.
Sterigenics International
Oak Brook, IL
(Contract Sterilization)

Director Engineering
Praxair, Inc
Burr Ridge, IL
(Industrial Gases - CO2)

Key Accomplishments ∑ Challenged with supporting strategic growth strategy to increase Medical Device Sterilization business. Assessed situation, created a project plan, investment / ROI summary & schedule to add processing capacity in multiple locations within 90 days. Led project plan implementation which resulted in a 16% increase in annual sales within 3 years. ∑ Company needed to integrate acquisition of 5 substandard and unsafe medical device processing facilities with numerous safety, quality and reliability problems. Tasked with raising facili

∑ US citizens had been exposed, in several locations, to weapons grade anthrax through the US mail. Conducted research with Postal Authorities in DC, developed a facility conversion and readiness plan, mobilized key resources from USA & Belgium & kicked off project within 30 days. Completed plant conversion in 90 days, and began processing backlog of contaminated post and parcels. Facility still processing all mail and parcels for high profile zip codes in key government locations & generating $6 million in gross profits each year since 2

∑ Challenged by Senior Marketing Director, and new CEO/Chairman, to develop plan to build rapid deployment design team for USDA grade food processing equipment in order to drive sales. Prepared and presented Organizational plan to address current machine and system design needs. Filled Manager’s position within one month, added three competent Design Engineers, and four Designers over the next 3 months. Contributed to new technology based sales to five customers, built increased equipment and gas sales. ∑ Tasked to reduce new

Designed and rolled-out key work processes and measures impacting project implementation in a newly formed global organization. Assembled global teams to engage in standardized plant designs and quality assurance processes. Executed a global quality assurance initiative and roll-out of the first standard facility for all global business regions. Assembled a team of critical specialists to finalize facility improvements on schedule, within budget, and with minimal reportable safety incidents. Merged and integrated technical and business processe
Education / Skills BS Engineering MBA - Executive Management Project Management, Technical Management
Process Equipment, Process Engineering Total Quality Management Trainer Organization Optimization, Recruiting
Process Safety Management HazOp Leader, Safety Leader Inovative Solutions
Member Affiliations; Tau Beta Pi - National Engineering Honor Society. PMI-Project Management Institute ISA

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