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Name Confidential
Phone 847-373-5858
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions SR Director, Marketing
McGraw-Hill
Chicgago, Il
(Information Services)

VP, General Manager
Kaplan Inc, Washington Post
Chicago,Il
(E-Learning)

VP Sales
Reed Business Information
Oakbrook,Il
(Direct Marketing Services)

Key Accomplishments Responsible for developing ROI based, measurable, strategic and tactical marketing plans to leverage and grow industry leading brands and market presence to generate strategic and transactional sales opportunities to drive segment revenue and Net Operating Income objectives. Lead a team focused on segmented market audiences & brands responsible for 200M in revenue.

Held P&L accountability for the architecture, engineering, contracting, real estate E-Learning businesses. Responsible for establishing strategic and tactical planning for all functional areas inclusive of Sales, Marketing, Product Development

Built a national account sales team designed to focus on establishing consultative relationships. Grew revenue 33% through an enterprise wide Reed Business Information value proposition which included all brands and products.

Education / Skills High performance executive leader with unique blend of General Management, Sales, Marketing & Operations experience.
P&L Managment, Talent Acquisition,Online Learning & Project Management



Name Confidential
Phone 847-910-0724
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Division Manager
Rotary International
Chicago, IL
(Non-Profit)

Manager
Shand Morahan & Co.
Chicago, IL
(Prof. Liability insurance)

Key Accomplishments Highly motivated, creative, and experienced with exceptional staff management, strategic planning, project management, research, communications, training, program development, problem-solving, budgeting, and implementation abilities.

Created, developed, and organized divisions to ensure all essential support functions are incorporated to effectively and successfully realize an organization's strategic mission, plan and goals. Effectively hire, coach, evaluate and manage staff.

Initiate and lead task forces, teams, and committees; strategic planning focused on enhancing membership development efforts, increasing diversity, improving retention and expansion; survey and research methods; e-learning; privacy; and social media.

Research and analyze trends from an international, regional, cultural, and demographic perspective. Identify trends impacting an organization's product line(s) and business, and initiate strategies and plans to enhance business opportunities.
Education / Skills MA, Psychology & Business Administration, New York University MS, Human Res. & Org. Beh., Aurora University




Name Paul
Phone 773.320.7648
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $126K - $150K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Director, Client Services
Davis Harrison Dion
Chicago, IL
(B2B Marketing Agency)

EVP, Operations
Pedian Flooring
Chicago area, IL
(Flooring Retailer)

VP, Management Rep
DDB Chicago
Chicago, IL
(Advertising Agency)

Key Accomplishments Generated more than $500,000 in new business revenue for Davis Harrison Dion by sharpening the focus of the firm's value proposition. Overhauled agency website, collateral materials and case studies.

For Pedian Flooring, reduced annual installation expenses $600,000 within six months by improving systems and outsourcing. Also, created a three-day sales event that generated over $100,000 in revenue and reduced inventory by $60,000.

For DDB Chicago, led all marketing efforts for Pep Boys, including a pilot direct mail program that generated $150,000 in incremental revenue. Also saved Pep Boys $400,000 in production expenses that was in turn used for additional media exposure.

While with DDB Chicago, led the launch of six successful new products for Wilson Sporting Goods, improving their bottom line by more than $65 million. Over three years, DDB's advertising for Wilson earned five EFFIE awards, for ad effectiveness.
Education / Skills Marketing Executive… Brand Champion… Spearheading programs that turn underperforming brands into sales and profits.
Michigan State University, BA in Financial Administration. Graduated 1985.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.


Name Robert
Phone 815-382-6494
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Sales Manager
J. Schneeberger Corp.
Elgin, IL
(CNC tool & cutter grinder)

Principal
Independent Sales Rep
Chicago, IL
(IT solutions: ETO/ERP/MRP)

International Sales Mgr.
Chief Automotive Systems
Grand Island, NE
(Capital equip, auto ind.)

Key Accomplishments Technical sales & marketing manager with extensive experience in complex capital equipment / engineered products / engineered solution sales with a solid track record of international accomplishments.

● Direct / Dealer / Rep Management. ● Product Development – market driven solutions / global norm compliance. ● New territory penetration: Europe; Latin America; Asia. ● New market penetration: medical; enterprise SW; auto.

A compressed view of specific accomplishments: ● Company’s first ($500K+, capital equipment) sale to Mexico. ● (Swiss) company’s U. S. entrance into medical market, via a gorilla marketing approach with $1M+ results, 1st yr.

● Spearheaded global team to decrease operational losses by 89% in the first year while increasing revenues by 47%. ● New-To-Market development: India / PRC / Latin America / Europe.
Education / Skills ● BS Industrial Technology, Western Illinois University ● Spanish & French linguistic capabilities
● MS Office; 3-D solid modeling / CAD / CAM; enterprise software / CRM / MES / Accounting
● Private Pilot, single engine, land


Name Mark
Phone 847-776-5206
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Project Consultant
NestleHealthCare Nutrition
Buffalo Grove, IL
(Enteral Nutrition Product)

Manager
Technomic, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(Management Consulting)

Project Consultant
NEC-Mitsubishi
Itasca, IL
(Computer Hardware)

Key Accomplishments Increased client revenue in the area of $200,000 at Technomic through effective management of a multiclient study of the Asian and Hispanic restaurant markets.

Managed $175,000 study at Technomic on healthy eating in the chain restaurant industry for the Produce for Better Health Foundation, which helped them develop more effective strategies to increase the use of fruit and vegetable options on menus.

Initiated, developed, and presented a program to teach new hires at Technomic how to conduct market research, which shortened the learning curve by three weeks, resulting in better production and increased efficiency in data collection.

Nine years success as a salesman of services as a professional musician and entertainer.
Education / Skills Six Sigma Green Belt Training (In Progress), Chicago Deming Association, Six Sigma Masters Program
Certificate of Completion, Introduction to Commodity Trading, Chicago Board of Trade
Effective Business Management; Basic Sales Skills; Presentations That Work -- Continental Grain Company
M.S. Degree, Animal Science, Purdue University B.S. Degree, Agriculture, University of Illinois

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