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Name James
Phone 630-728-2300
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Principal
The Sparks Group
Oak Park, Illinois
(Marketing strategy)

Managing Director,
Discover Card Financial Services
Riverwoods, Illinois
(Credit card strategy)

Director National Accts
Discover Card
Riverwoods, Illinois
(Credit card sales)

Key Accomplishments Created a comprehensive marketing plan for three boutique law firms including social media, traditional media, community events and public relations, generating market awareness and a 10% increase in visibility. Served as credit card industry subject matter expert for the top three international management consulting firms

Increased merchant acceptance of Discover Card from 72% to 85% within 24 month period. Managed and negotiated sales with seven portfolio companies generating $950 million. Persuaded 38 global companies to connect their international locations.

Managed national accounts that focused on increasing profitability of top 500 merchants in six industry groups. Staff of 65, six direct reports, generating $38 billion in revenue with $4.5 billion in profit annually

Engineered and implemented new client relationship management system, strengthening client relationships and increasing retention rate to 98%.
Education / Skills Master of Business Administration – The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
Bachelor of Science, Advertising/Marketing – University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign
Adjunct Professor of Marketing – College of Management & Business NACTE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Winner 2015 Illini ComeBack Alumni Winner of 2013 Chicago Startup Weekend EDU.

Name Confidential
Phone 847-989-7068
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Account Executive
Hewitt Associates
Linconshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

Service Delivery Manager
Hewitt Associates
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

IDG Manager
Hewitt Associates
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(HR Outsourcing)

Key Accomplishments Chosen to manage a major consumer-oriented account, worth $55 million in contract revenue, to improve key metrics. Quickly established credibility with top client executives. Facilitated the orientation of the client to outsourced services in India.

Oversaw a team of 200 professionals and a $15 million fiscal cost budget. Stabilized delivery after a difficult burn-in period and brought client to being a positive reference. Surpassed an aggressive cost budget by over 6% and improved margin by 11%

Selected by executives to create and oversee all leadership functions for a global delivery group which developed and maintained benefits solutions for twelve clients. Deployed expertise in critical path planning, budgeting, pricing and scope control

Led a client team of 40 multi-talented employees in tracking all financial/quality metrics, budgeting, and cost/revenue controls. Improved financial results from 80% to 122% profitability. Created environment for internal growth & career pathing.
Education / Skills DePaul University, Chicago, IL - 2004 M.B.A. in Finance
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - 1995 B.S. in Industrial Management



Name Scott
Phone 847-940-2800
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Managing Partner
Gray Hair Management
Schaumburg, IL
(Executive Coaching)

Chief Operating Officer
Cornerstone Promotions
Vernon Hills, IL
(Music Marketing)

President
Scott Kane & Associates, Inc
Deerfield, IL
(Mgmt Consulting)

Key Accomplishments Helping Executives get jobs through coaching, marketing and personal-touch networking.

25+ years of television production, producing and directing commercials, sports and entertainment and corporate programming.



Education / Skills B.S. (Cinema & Photography) & (Radio-TV) Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 1967




Name Julie
Phone 312-485-1124
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Associate Vice President
AECOM
Chicago, Illinois
(Fortune 500 Consulting)

Principal
CDM
Chicago, Illinois
(Environmental Consulting)

Director
Lochner
Chicago, IL
(Transportation Consulting)

Key Accomplishments AECOM Sales Manager on pursuits over $10M across North America; part of team that won $1B program in Miami; over $20M in the Midwest in 2013/2014 Business Development Director for the Central U.S. and Western Canada

AECOM Leader of a team that developed AECOM’s North America business development process Directed a 13-person Major Pursuit Group that handled multi-million dollar Water proposals across North America Selected and implementing new CRM system

Lochner Led marketing initiatives for two new services, resulting in additional $1.5M in revenue within first year Developed first lead tracking system in 60 year history of company, drove CRM system purchase and design.

CDM Attained greater use of CRM system by firm-wide sales staff through promotion of and training on the system, contributing to sales growth of $125M within 24 months Partnered with President and key sales team members in strategic sales efforts
Education / Skills BS, Journalism, University of Illinois Graduate Studies, Env. Mgmt., University of San Francisco
Certified Facilitator Instructor, CRM systems Instructor, Sales and Marketing Training
Skills: Director/Mgr; business development/marketing/communications; certified facilitator/trainer; strategic thinker
Developed Business/marketing plans, communications tools, public info plans. Lead generation and business development

Name Steven
Phone 847-778-6468
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions President
Adventive Marketing, Inc.
Arlington Heights, IL
(B2B Marketing/Advert/PR)

Exec. Vice-President
Mark Anderson Associates, Inc.
Arlington Heights, IL
(B2B Marketing/Advert/PR)

Instructor
University of Wisconsin, Executive Ed Program
Madison, WI
(Digital Mktg Strategy)

Key Accomplishments Boosted gross billing for our B2B marketing agency from $250K to $4.3M with less than half the original employees; reduced additional overhead by 68%, doubled the gross profit margin, and quadrupled net income. Grew client portfolio up to 40%/year.

Added significant value to the Belden brand through various initiatives from 1983 to 1999, thus serving as the primary foundational component of the company’s ultimate successful IPO and subsequent stock value.

Prepared strategic marketing plan for Caterpillar Logistics to create value-added sales at customers’ C-levels and move away from constant RFQ competition; plan was adopted and implemented, with Value Analysis offers as key promotion. Co. was sold.

Created and managed multiple marketing campaigns over five years for Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corp. to build awareness of their FutureFlex air-blown fiber optic cabling system. Resulted in growing VAR channels and sales by 60%.
Education / Skills MBA - Marketing DePaul University, Chicago IL
BA - American Studies St. Mary's College, Winona MN
Phillip Crosby Quality Management Training Certification


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