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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 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.

Name Robert
Phone 630-719-1039
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Software Delivery Advisor
Aetna
Downers Grove IL
(Insurance)

Software Consultant
Volt Information Services
Naperville IL
(Software Consulting)

Member of Technical Staff
Lucent Technologies
Lisle IL
(Cellular network mgmt)

Key Accomplishments Converted over 35 C Tuxedo services into Java-based web services as a Java neophyte. Increased efficiency of claims-processing data engine by 67% with programming algorithm changes. Responded to over 95% of hundreds of user requests within 3 days.

Developed over 200 customized database-affecting C software tools for wireless service providers. Increased efficiency of high-profile subscriber database software tools by over 25%. Learned C# to co-develop wireless field engineer application.

Independently developed C software tools to streamline wireless cell rehome deployment data-gathering by 20%.

Supported and developed services and back-engine components for accounts-receivable application generating revenue of over $50M/month
Education / Skills M. S. in Computer Science (IIT, Chicago IL), 1990. B. A. in Mathematics (North Central College, Naperville IL), 1981
Technical skills include C, Pro*C, UNIX, Korn shell, Java, C#, Eclipse, Websphere, SoapUI, Remedy, ServiceNow



Name James
Phone 919-401-2762
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State North Carolina
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP Sr. Research Analyst
Oak Value Capital Management
Durham, NC
(Invesment Management)

Sr VP & Portfolio Manager
Sterling Capital Management
Charlotte, NC
(Investment Management)

VP Sr Equity Analyst
Legg Mason Fund Advisor
Baltimore, MD
(Investment Management)

Key Accomplishments Stock recommendations at Oak Value outperformed S&P 500 by percentage points annualized.

Stock recommendations at Legg Mason outperformed S&P 500 by 10 perceange points annualized.

Lessons learned from working directly with a top value money manager, William Miller of Legg Mason, for 4 years.

Cadbury Schweppes buy recommendation earned Oak Value public recogniton by Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett.
Education / Skills Harvard University - MBA
University of Cologne, Germany - one year exchange program
Washington & Lee University - BA Math, BS Business


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