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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 John
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Director of Sales & Mktg
Pizzey's Milling
Gurnee, IL
(Flaxseed-based products)

Director, Client Service
Adesso Solutions
Arlington Hts, IL
(Software for CPG industry)

Manager, Alliances & Exch
UCCnet
Illinois
(Supply Chain Data)

Key Accomplishments Comprehensive experience in sales, sales management, category management, consumer insight development, collaborative supply chain management, trade marketing management, software implementation, project management, and strategic planning.

Redesigned implementation processes, reducing project timeline by 20%. Developed improved internal processes to drive implementation efficiencies. Developed documentation on implementation processes, business use cases, and best practices.

Worked with CPG Industry leaders to develop corporate strategies leveraging the benefits of standardized data registration and synchronization to improve supply chain efficiency.

Partnered with two other Sales Information Mangers to develop a usage-based strategic plan for all refrigerated products. Plan was presented to three national accounts and was actively tested.
Education / Skills University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ Master of Business Administration
University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI Bachelor of Business Administration
Experienced in global e-commerce standards development, trade promo management, and category management.
Redesigned implementation processes, reducing average project duration by 15%.

Name Vincent
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Business Development
EMC
San Francisco, CA
(SaaS, Enterprise software)

Director, Commercial Soft
Sungard Financial Services
New York, NY
(Enterrpise Software)

Patner Alliance Executive
Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
Minneapolis, MN
(Compliance Solutions)

Key Accomplishments At EMC I drove internal teams to bring SaaS products and solutions to market as well as business development. Launched first SaaS solution for the energy and engineering vertical driving year two revenue of $3.27 million

At William James I led the company’s go-to-market strategy, Initiated marketing awareness campaign growing pipeline to $15 million within 15 months, Established strategic alliances with C-level executives of Fiserv, Inmatrix Inc., and Ryan Beck

At JEMZS an ASP start-up, Achieved $1.3M against a $1.0M commitment and target of $1.4 M in company’s first fiscal year. Hired and managed an executive team. Secured four reseller agreements, Featured author,partnered with KPMG LLP for implementation

At VIN.net, Conceived, created and designed an eBusiness application ASP, grew customer base to over 100 of the Fortune 1000, client retention rate of 100%, Formed strategic alliances with ( financial serv co's,and partnered with 18 major banks
Education / Skills Northern Illinois University,Dekalb, IL College of Business, B.S. Marketing
Strong Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Developing and nurturing relationships, , New Technology
Entrepreneur, high integrity, high energy, self motivator, inspirer of people, strategic relationships with C-level
SRACLC Foundation, Chairman / Advisor Carmel High School, Director, Special Event Fund Development

Name Tom
Phone 847-490-1542
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Senior Program/Project Mg
Liberty Technology Advisors
Greater Chicagoland
(Consulting)

Princ Cons Delivery Mgr
Microsoft
Greater Chicagoland
(Technology )

Senior Pratice Director
Ultra Consultants
Greater Chicagoland
(Consulting )

Key Accomplishments I have a wealth of experience in leading teams in business process improvements, the selection of new technology to replace their legacy technology and then leading the teams to successful implement that new technology (past experience: 10 technology/ERP selection & 7 ERP implementation projects + several project rescues). My experience includes a a variety of technology solutions especially ERP solutions (IFS, Dynamics AX, Infor Syteline & Oracle), DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management(DDI); O365/SharePoint; EMC (data storage, back up & recov

• Strong background in Professional Service / Consulting Management at several tier 1 technology vendors (Oracle, HP, EMC & Microsoft) – I’ve seen what works and doesn’t work in leading, developing, selling and delivering professional services and technology solutions

While at Oracle, I built a fifteen ($15) million-dollar North America process manufacturing ERP practice from the ground floor, managed seven successful ERP Enterprise implementations while surpassing practice revenue and margin targets.

At EMC, I oversaw developing a successful forty-five ($45) million dollar/40+ Program/Project Management practice which included several date center refreshes/relocations and backup and recovery deployments. While at EMC Services, I received
Education / Skills Masters Certificate: Health Care Management - DeVry University / Keller Graduate School
Master of Management (MBA), Northwestern University - Kellogg Graduate School of Management
Attended multiple Information technology courses at Harper College and other educational institutions
Obtained CPIM , CCSE - Certified Customer Service Executive, & CPM - Certified Purchasing Manager

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