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Name Ed
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions DMM/Senior Buyer
Sears Holdings
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Retail)

Director, Merchandise Ops
Sears Holdings
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Retail)

Director, Merch. Strategy
Sears Holdings
Hoffman Estates, IL
(Retail)

Key Accomplishments Managed $450 million Sears lawn and garden business across all channels retail and online, including vendor and product selection, developing and directing sales, marketing, and P&L accountability for multiple product groups. Staff of 9 w/ 4 direct.

Led team managing in-store experience, merchandising, and merchant operations for over 700 Sears Home departments. Collaborated with leadership and cross-functional teams in buying, inventory, operations, visual, store planning & marketing. Staff 3

Led team of nine direct report managers and more than 50 district managers who supported $2.5 billion footwear, home and mattress departments in more than 1,500 Sears and Kmart stores.

Managed merchandising, operations and store customer experience for more than 2,000 Sears and Kmart footwear departments with revenue of more than $1.3 billion. Staff of three.
Education / Skills B.S. Business Administration with Accounting emphasis
Six Sigma Techniques Course provided by Sears Holdings



Name John
Phone 847-946-0784
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Controller (Finance Dir)
Westinghouse Electric Company
Lake Bluff Illinois
(Industrial Services)

Controller
AAR Corp.
Wood Dale Illinois
(Aerospace Distribution)

Senior Auditor
Sikich Garner & Company
Aurora Illinois
(Public Accounting)

Key Accomplishments Versatile & Results orientated executive offering more than 25 years of international accounting, finance & operations leadership in Service, Construction, Manufacturing & Distribution Businesses.

Demonstrated ability streamlining business operations to drive growth, improve efficiencies and increase profits. Collaborative personality capable of resolving complex cross functional issues and coaching employees to achieve targeted objectives.

Areas of Expertise: Corporate/Operational Finance, Strategic Planning & Organizational Leadership, Process Design & Productivity Improvement, Growth & Expansion Strategies, M&A, Profitability & Cost Analysis, Working Capital Management

Successes include: turnaround of a $400M European based service business; acquisition of an industry competitor to expand service capabilities & improve profits; unionization of a business to increase labor supply effectively doubling revenues.
Education / Skills University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign Bachelor Of Science in Accountancy
University of Chicago Booth School of Business Executive Education: The Advanced Strategy Program
Certified Public Accountant Six-Sigma Green Belt CFO/VP Finance/Controller/Finance Director


Name Kace
Phone 262-818-7700
Email Click here to email me!
Salary <$75k
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Client Services Rep
Gray Hair Management
Deerfield, IL
(Outplacement)

Account Executive
PAETEC
Oak Brook, IL
(Telecom)

Supervisor-Retail Sales
Verizon Wireless
Schaumburg, IL
(Wireless Technologies)

Key Accomplishments •Certified Illinois workNet Advisor, Completion 2011 •Value Based Selling Course Completion Sales Training Program with Steelcase Inc •Awarded "Outstanding Achievement to Exceed Performance Expectations" 1998

•Samson L Freedman Humanitarian Award Winner •Chairperson for Explorers/Boy Scouts of America program and Leader for Explorers/Boy Scouts of America Philadelphia School Board Advisory Committee for Career Education



Education / Skills Illinois Institute of Technology Studying IT Management
Dobbins Area Vocational Technical School Business Administration Diploma received



Name Confidential
Phone 708-415-4850
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions President
The Protectoseal Company
Bensenville, IL
(Safety Products)

VP - General Manager
ITW
Glenview, IL
(Components and Ind Equip)

General Manager
ITW Spiroid
Glenview
(Gears and Gearboxes)

Key Accomplishments Increased net income over 300% through higher margins achieved by improved operational efficiencies.

Achieved 10.7% revenue growth and 11.1% profit increase managing a group of 3 divisions with combined revenue of $55 million. Manufactured products ranging from gears to machined components to industrial equipment.

Acquired two businesses in the United Kingdom and restructured/consolidated businesses producing a 120% improvement in profits.

Executed a turnaround producing a revenue increase of 51% and a 400% improvement in profits. Achieved results through changing company culture from conventional to lean manufacturing.
Education / Skills B.S. Aerospace Engineering - Saint Louis University
Areas of strategic expertise include: P&L skills, profitability improvement, acquisitions and consolidation/turnarounds.
Areas of tactical expertise include: sales growth, lean manufacturing, product development, team building and safety.
Multi-site responsibility and international business experience.

Name Dale
Phone 847-341-3231
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Regional Sales Consultant
Trustmark Insurance
Lake Forest, IL
(Self Funded Group Health)

Regional Sales Rep
Assurant Health
Oak Brook Terrace
(Group Health Self Funded )

Managing Principal
State Farm Insurance Agency
Chicago, IL
(P/C Insurance)

Key Accomplishments From scratch developed 245 agency who sold health and group health plans. Developed marketing plan, competitive analysis, identified prospects using different sources, introduced and positioned product, created pipeline and closed business.

Developed a book of business in the independent agent market, introduced the product, generated Rfps, generated customized solutions, and closed $155,00 in business in 4 months.

Helped developed and grow an insurance agency from 500 to 2200 families from 1991 to 2003, resulting in significant revenue growth, agency profits, and underwriting profits

Developed a successful business from start to successful for 14 years; created sales plans, business plans, strategy and implementation achieving sales and revenue growth.
Education / Skills MBA, Finance, Western Illinois University--graduated Beta Gamma Sigma BBA, Management
Territory development, product introductions, relationship creation and development, product introductions.
Self funded group health plan design, product training, product positioning to win new business recommendations.
Sales leadership, business development, business planning, and business creation, HR functions, P&L responsibility.

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