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Name Laura
Phone 734-770-4581
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Michigan
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Owner
Cartridge World
Ann Arbor, MI
(Refill Ink & Toner)

Strategic Acct Mgr/Mkt Mg
Tenneco
Monroe, MI
(DuPont Care - CPG)

Group Product Manager
Home Products International
Chicago, IL
(Housewares - CPG)

Key Accomplishments Developed over 20 new products worth over $70 million dollars. Managed a customer base and increased sales by 250% Multiple distribution channel and industry experience Successful leadership in multiple industries

Cross functional team leader Mentor Manage associates Product Development Labeling and brand development Managed sales and customer service

P & L responsibility Developed Product cost Capital acquisition experience Margin and profitability analysis Trade Show Management

Managed and/or interfaced with the following customers: Wal-Mart, Target, K-Mart, Meijer, Pamida, Ace, Lowes, Home Depot, Bed Bath Beyond, Toys R US, Garden Ridge, AutoZone, Murray's, CSK, distributors and more
Education / Skills BBA - University of Loyola -Chicago Majored in marketing and accounting
Window office - excel, powerpoint, word, outlook Lotus Notes and databases JD Edwards - beginner SAP - beginner
Former Color Marketing Group Member Athea PowerLink Award Women's Business Owners -Business Growth Award


Name Paul
Phone 732-497-2851
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State New Jersey
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Principal
Workforce Strategy Group
NJ, NY, PA
(IT Sourcing & Con Labor)

Team Lead
MetLife
NJ, NY, PA
(Insurance and Banking)

Global ITSS Director
Johnson & Johnson
NJ
(Global Healthcare Company)

Key Accomplishments Results oriented IT PROCUREMENT EXECUTIVE with multifaceted expertise in technical sourcing, Infrastructure operations, sales and sales training. A leader, who coaches, develops and motivates individuals and teams to consistently exceed expectations

Consulting in all aspects of Technology Sourcing, with an additional practice in process design. Global experience in supplier management and negotiation. Consortium member of Cloud computing at Stevens University.

Engineered cost avoidance and savings programs that delivered an additional $25 million in savings each year; 200% increase through innovation in sourcing. First Telecom REVERSE AUCTION within J&J. Additional $33 million savings for single project

‘Best-In-Class Business Process’ for tracking and analyzing Professional Contingent Labor spend. Key TECHNOLOGY background with years of SALES and SOURCING experience make me uniquely qualified to drive sizable savings for any organization.
Education / Skills East Tennessee State University- Johnson City, Tennessee Bachelor of Science – Business Management & Psychology
Publication, "PROCUREMENT CROSSROADS: Where you should be headed" PURCHASING.COM MAGAZINE, 3/1/07 issue ‘Spea
Price, P., Roth, W., and Saltzman, P. "The Use of Distance Learning." Implementing HRD Technology
Gerson Lehrman Consulting Group Madison Who’s Who PTO Board of Directors J & J Standards of Leadership Awards

Name Bruce
Phone 847-791-1225
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Missouri
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President
Stevens Group LTD
Chicago, IL
(representative firm)

Midwest Sales Manager
Thomson Media
Chicago, IL
(Publishing/Sales)

Publisher
Stranton Gillette communications
Chicago,IL
(Publishing/Sales)

Key Accomplishments Representing national publications on an independent basis and providing strong market coverage within the Midwest for both print and internet sites.

Achievements: • Increased Midwest territory revenues by 25% in first two years. • During the same period increased market share by 37% • Conducted a comprehensive evaluation of advertising activities, implementing changes to increase revenue.

• Defined acquisition opportunity and collaborated with company owners on the purchase of the publication. • Analyzed existing publishing strategies and implemented changes, resulting in a first year revenue increase of 35%. • Provided leadership and mentoring to sales and editorial staff. • Successfully promoted and built relationships among international associations and global advertisers.

• Defined strategic acquisition opportunity and spearheaded the purchase of an international publication. • Analyzed existing publishing strategies and implemented a five year business plan. • Provided management, leadership, and mentoring to sales and editorial staff. • Successfully promoted and built relationships among international associations and global advertisers.
Education / Skills • Developed long term and on going relationships with major financial companies such as Nuveen, Lincoln Financial, LaSal
• Meet regularly with publishers to develop stronger knowledge of client base and readership. • Develop individualized
• Developed financial plan to address dwindling publication revenues. • Researched new advertising categories and dev
St. Joseph’s College, Indiana, Bachelor of Arts, Journalism/Advertising

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 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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