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Name Confidential
Phone 630-660-3290
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions SVP & CIO
Tuthill Corporation
Burr Ridge, Illinois
(Industrial Manufacturing)

VP IS
Stella Foods
Lincolnshire, Illinois
(Italian Cheese Manufactur)

VP IS
Marks Brothers Jewelers
Chicago, Illinois
(Fine Jewelry (Retail))

Key Accomplishments - Negotiated the purchase of the mySAP Business Suite saving the company over $1M. - Served on Business Process Improvement Committee; Sales Process Team Leader; Sales Performance Team Leader. Led deployment of Sales Process.

- Assumed management of a $30 million SAP ERP implementation and successfully restructured the project organization and deployment methodology resulting in a $300K savings. - Implemented Business Intelligence with benefits of $500,000.

Implemented Project/Portfolio Management to ensure greater alignment between IT and the Business. This included the deployment of an application development life cycle process, and a web-based project tracking system.

- Deployed Voice over IP Telephony to save $300,000 annually. - Led selection and implementation of web-based product selector / configurator with $1M annual savings.
Education / Skills Bachelor of Architecture - University of Maryland
Certified Trainer - Miller Heiman Strategic and Conceptual Sales
PDI Management Training Program
Karass Negotiation Skills Workshop

Name Thomas
Phone 847-808-9878
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Sales Management Consult
Current Project: Glacial Energy
Chicago, Illinois
(Retail Supply-Electricity)

President
Glunz & Jensen (K & F International)
Granger, Indiana
(Manufacturing)

CEO
K & F International
Granger, Indiana
(Manufacturing)

Key Accomplishments Integrated product offerings from manufacturers based in the U.S., Denmark, and Slovakia, and streamlined distribution networks resulting in an immediate 30% annual sales increase for fiscal year ’07.

Developed a business plan and strategy to export products from the U.S. to new customers in Asia and S.E. Asia. This resulted in a 40% sales increase and record profits. Personally set-up distribution networks in Asia and S.E. Asia by hands-on interaction, industry networking and extensive travel to those regions.

Established team-building practices and cell-based assembly which helped in attaining a 60% improvement in on-time delivery.

Created a more recognizable and known organization through specific media and marketing efforts. These included direct mail, video programs, industry newsletters, press releases, re-designed literature and hands-on networking via trade shows and conferences.
Education / Skills Indiana University, B.S. Business Management
University of Notre Dame, Certification in Executive Business Management
Rochester Institute of Technology, Certificate in Graphic Arts
Barnes and Thornburg, Indianapolis, Employment & Business Law - 3 to 4 Sessions per year

Name Patty
Phone 847-975-1166
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Marketing Consultant
Advocate Healthcare
Oak Lawn, IL
(Health Care)

Caretaker

Northbrook, IL
(Sick family member)

Principal
PrintLink Enterprises, Inc.
Northbrook, IL
(Marketing Communications )

Key Accomplishments Advocate Heathcare: Responsible for marketing direction, creative supervision and project management for fundraising initiative. Developed marketing strategy, redesigned and reorganized brochure.

Caretaker for sick family member: Aggressively researched, presented findings, and convinced Dr. David Walterhouse and Children's Memorial Hospital to use an experimental drug.

PrintLink Enterprises, Inc.: Involved in all aspects of running a business including client development, P&L, account management, marketing campaigns, creative strategies, vendor relations and project oversight.

RPP Enterprises, Ltd: Responsible for identifying new business, developing quotations, and planning customer projects. Top salesperson in B2B saes. Opened large corporate accounts
Education / Skills University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL Bachelor of Fine Arts
Strategic, integrated, and multi-channel marketing, Branding and building corporate awareness.
Creative marketing campaigns and implementation of follow through materials. Key account and project management.
New business development, consultative sales orientation, Successful B2B sales, relationship builder.

Name John
Phone 630-254-7950
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $76K - $100K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions VP Marketing & Creative
Fave Media Inc.
Chicago IL
(Local Video Search Engine)

Co-founder
Beacon Legal Finance
Chicago, IL
(Consumer Finance Service)

VP Sales & Marketing
Horizon Displays & Advertising
DeKalb, IL
(Trade Exhibits, Ads, Tech)

Key Accomplishments Co-creator of 3 startup companies; creator of 1 startup division, 1 new "cosmeceutical" product category, and 1 new brand that collectively have delivered over $1 billion in product life cycle revenue streams for Fortune 500 and small firms.

Startups & product launches helped Oasis Legal Finance attract $54MM hedge fund stage 2 round, a $50MM Bank Line for Lawsuit Cash Advance, a $42MM hedge fund asset purchase offer for Beacon Legal Finance, and $1.6MM private capital for Fave Media.

Industry experience spans consumer packaged goods, H&BA, consumer crafts, medical devices / optical goods, DIY hardware, industrial / automotive fasteners, B2B marketing services, B2C finance, and internet / web /search engine / rich media.

Well known background companies include Abbott Labs, Schering Plough, Pillsbury, and Rust-Oleum. Managed creative output from Cramer Krasselt, Young & Rubicam, Ketchum Advertising, and J Walter Thompson.
Education / Skills M.B.A. Loyola University, Chicago 1981 B.S. Business Administration, Marketing, Indiana University.
Nissan, Deming, and ISO 9000 quality control coursework for management. Member, The Executive Committee (TEC) 1993-95
Managed multiple hands-on pay per click campaigns; trained others to maintain them. Highly skilled with Google, Yahoo
Managed sales organizations, marketing departments, creative staffs, inventory & logistics, claims processing functions

Name Kent
Phone 847.209.8170
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Principal
ci-beyondpeople
Lake Forest, IL
(Consulting Services )

Director-Development
bp/Amoco
Warrenville, IL
(Retail Operation - NA)

Director-HR- US Mktg
Amoco
Chicago IL
(HR services for US mktg)

Key Accomplishments Led the reorganization of Amoco's US Marketing department resulting in a $193m savings and the building of a Brand Management capability, first in the industy.

Assisted with the identification of bp's NA retail capabilities and the development of the new skills needed to implement its new brand/image. This resulted in the training of more than 10 000 employees.

Assisted Allstate Insurance Company with the development of a technology and behavior based neighbor referral process. This process improved the contact to referral ratio by 17%.

Developed the first Strategic Scorecarding Process. This process allowed the Executive Planning team to determine the leading indicators for strategic success.
Education / Skills Human Resources generalists with 20 years experience in organization assessment and redesign.
Involved in more than 50 Change Management projects that exceeded expected results.
Customer skills and relationship building have enabled me to design exceptional business and HR programs.
BS ASQ SHRM ASTD

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