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Name Richard
Phone 206-909-7354
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Indiana
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Consultant - Plant Mgr.
TI Automotive
Fort Wayne, IN
(Blowmolded Fuel Tanks)

Consultant - Plant Mgr.
Georgia Gulf Corporation
Everett WA>
(Plastic Window Trim)

VP Manufacturing
Watson Furniture Group
Poulsbo, WA
(Office Furniture)

Key Accomplishments - Reduced operational costs by over $9M through increased productivity and improved production efficiency;

- Facilitated a plant turnaround, growing the plant from a $10M loss to a $3M profit in 4 years;

- Improved plant EBITDA from approximately 5% to over 15% in 14 months

Education / Skills BS Engineering from Michigan State University
Lean Manufacturing training from University of Kentucky
DOE Training from Lufftig and Associates


Name Steven
Phone 847-951-3266
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President/CEO
Muller Weingarten Corporation
Madison Heights, MI
(Capital/Indust. Equipment)

VP, Sales & Marketing
Komatsu America Industries
Wood Dale, IL
(Capital/Indust. Equipment)

VP, Sales & Marketing
AVG AUTOMATION
Carol Stream, IL
(High Tech. / Automation)

Key Accomplishments SENIOR EXECUTIVE skilled in P&L/general management, international sales and marketing, operations, engineering, business/product development, and manufacturing. Comprehensive experience with North American, European, and Asian business organizations and cultures. Demonstrated strengths in corporate turnarounds, mergers and acquisitions. Known for ability to negotiate favorable partnerships, strategic alliances, and joint ventures while leading high performance teams to consistently achieve aggressive profit and revenue goals.

As a senior executive with experience in P&L/general management as well as international sales and marketing, I know what it takes to build a business. Having significantly improved the performance of each past employer by spearheading sales and marketing projects, lowering operational costs and improving overall market positions, I am now seeking an executive fit with an organization to create similar results for their expanding North America or global operations. My roles in the past ranged from Vice President Sales & Marketing to Preside

Reversed a 5-year downturn; propelled 60% sales growth to $80 million in 2 years. Negotiated a profitable joint venture that added $50 million to North American annual sales. Delivered $30 million sales for a startup by acquiring a competitor and establishing a strong dealer network. Reaching more than $8 million in new sales in 2 years with a net growth of 18.5%. Elevating sales by 15% to more than $40 million and growing market share to more than 35% in a declining market.

In addition, my experience includes operations, engineering, manufacturing and business/product development spanning small to Fortune 500 companies. Due to the acquisition of my current company, I am searching for a new opportunity.
Education / Skills Master of Business Administration * Lake Forest Graduate School of Management * Lake Forest, IL - 1985
Bachelor of Science in Management * Northern Illinois University * DeKalb, IL 1979 ASQ- CMQ/OE - 2009
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Executive Management Development Programs Navistar International Corporation and AHSC/Baxt
AREAS OF EXPERTISE Corporate Operations * Global Strategic Planning * Strategic Alliances & Acquisitions * Turnaroun

Name Confidential
Phone 630-443-9522
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions National Sales Director
Rauland-Borg
Illinois
(Mfg. Communications syst)

Regional Sales Manager
Alcatel
Illinois
(Mfg. Telecom/Data syst)

Director Sales
SBC
Illinois
(Telecom/Data Com Services)

Key Accomplishments DIRECTOR / MANAGER - SALES Channel Management / B2B Consultative Sales / Acquisitions Market Niche Development / P&L Growth Strategies / Partnership Development Negotiations / Change Management Compliance

Drove double digit sales growth, developing successful strategies for companies in telecommunications, manufacturing, computer and high-tech industries. Started consultative sales organization, opening new channel to substantially increase reven

Implemented consultative sales model and opened new channels, increasing revenues 15% for Rauland-Borg. -Re-aligned sales team with distributor specialization, doubling channel revenue for Rauland-Borg in 90 days. -Reversed downward sales trend,

Education / Skills Key Skills: Strong communicator and motivator. Excellent recruiter and trainer. Intuitive decision maker. Action ori

MBA, Keller Graduate School. BS, Finance, Illinois State University.
University of Chicago Executive program- Strategic Sales Management, University Of Michigan Executive Business College

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 Robert
Phone 708-494-2461
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Controller
Weinstein Wholesale Meats Inc
Forest Park, Il
(Wholesale meat distributo)

CFO
Faip North America Inc
Elk Grove, Il
(Pressure washers and hose)

Controller
Gordon Kapes Inc
Skokie, Il
(Telecomm & audio control )

Key Accomplishments Managed $5M to $10M A/R portfolio. Held A/R over 21 days to 8.5% and over 30 days to 1%. Achieved DSO of 18.25 days. Formalized credit application process and performed credit research and analysis to approve set up of new customers and assign credit limits. Approved sales orders outside prescribed credit thresholds. Established and managed credit hold function; instituted credit insurance over portfolio; enhanced credit management systems features to control A/R and restrict sales outside established parameters.

Converted GL from Peachtree to in-house ERP system. Created company’s first ever monthly financial statements. Reduced monthly closing time to 11 days. Created reporting of borrowing base, covenant reporting, and credit reporting. Converted payroll to online reporting. Automated loan borrowing transactions and had bank assign us to dedicated customer service. Held shrink on $5M inventory to under $10k. Slashed A/R write offs from $350k in 2010 to $0 in 6 months

Key team member that implemented 2 systems conversions to MAS 500 for 2 entities. Selected and implemented new banking relationships. Reduced line of credit borrowing from $9M to under $5M. Implemented spending controls. Managed multiple bank audits. Reduced inventory levels from $18M to $9M. Eliminated need for leased warehousing space. Developed business plan for acquisition. Performed due diligence reviews of acquisition targets. Led acquisition financial integration

Launched finished goods inventory count program resulting in 25% improvement in inventory record accuracy. Reduced inventory shrink loss 30%. Improved inventory record accuracy to 90% from under 30% via improving inventory part number, bill of materials, and production work order processes. Directed inventory planning team. Reduced time to take physical inventory counts for 2 main businesses by 33% saving $10k. Designed daily one-page summary report that informed customer service of future production dates and quantities enabling accur
Education / Skills masters project management from Keller BBA accounting from Loyola Green belt six sigma




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