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Name Paul
Phone 224.440.6612
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Project Manager
Red Seal Construction
Northbrook, IL
(Commercial & Residential )

Special Projects Manager
The Glen Redevelopment Project
Glenview, Naval Air Sta.
(Bldg & Infrastructure Dev)

Project Manager
Heyer Management & Consulting
Antioch, IL
(Business Management & RE )

Key Accomplishments Program Manager on a Medical Device Machining Plant Closure and Equipment Relocation Project, where $4MM of Equipment was moved, with a $1.6MM Construction budget (75 day build-out, 45 moving schedule) done on-time- under budget.

Acted as Owner's Rep and Special Projects Manager on $1.1 B private and public funded, multiple award winnning Glen Redevelopment project for the Village of Glenview, IL. Part of construction team on new $21.8 MM Police Dept. Headquarters project.

Completed 18 graduate level courses in 36 months with 3.75 GPA to earn a Master of Business Administration degree in General Management with an International Specialization, at night while working full time.

Responsible for converting antiquated computer system to new home builders & real estate management accounting system, addressing Y2K concerns. Saved $750K by auditing & reconciling subcontractor invoices to ID double billings & unsubstantiated bills
Education / Skills 2003- Project Management Professional (PMP) certification by the Project Management Institute
2002- Master of Business Administration with International Specialization Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
1983- Bachelor of Science in Construction Management Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, IL
1981- AAS Building Construction Technology

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 Jack
Phone 630-739-2780
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Distance Education Mgr
Follett
River Grove, IL
(College Textbook Dist.)

Distribution Ops Manager
Keebler
Alsip, IL
(Cookie/Cracker Dist.)

Receiving Manager
Innotrac
Bolingbrook, IL
(Internet Order Shipping)

Key Accomplishments Cost reduction and customer service improvement in all positions through process improvement, improved efficiencies, and staff enhancement. Selected at Keebler as SAP trainer and managed pilot location roll out.

Received numerous annual awards at Keebler for exceeding overall operational performance goals.



Education / Skills BS, Business Administration Supply Chain Mgt, P&L, Budgeting, Process&System Implementation, OSHA/Safety/ISO Training




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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