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Name Michael
Phone 847-648-5903
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Operations Manager, Mfg.
Magil/Centrel Corp.
Lake Zurich, IL
(Power Gen/Elevator Equip)

Engineering Manager
Schindler Logistics Center (Adams Elevator)
Niles, IL
(Elevator/Escalator Equip)

Senior Mfg. Engineer
Adams Elevator Equipment Co.
Skokie, IL
(Elevator/Escalator Equip)

Key Accomplishments Reduced lead time by 40% to 2-weeks & increased performance to 96% through modification of order & delivery processes. Developed costing structure to determine actual pricing model, allowing for an increase of 30% in revenue or $6.3 million annually.

Created prod lines for gearless elevator machines & residential elevators adding $12.6 million in profitable revenue within 36 months. Reduced inventory costs 42%, $550k annually & increase availability to 98% implementing MRP/ERP, capacity planning.

Led development of an automated drawing & CNC prog system using AutoLISP and AutoParametric scripting of AudoCAD driven by a VB front-end order entry system.

Designed and implemented a "Focused Factory" with its own warehouse, order process, assembly, test & pack to build an elevator safety brake product line.
Education / Skills Tech experience supporting growth through resolution & leadership. Expertise reducing mfg costs & enhancing profitabity.
College Lake Cnty (Design, Mfg Eng) / William Rainey Harper College (Design, Ind Eng) / Kellogg Certification (Lean Mfg)
Shanin Quality Process (Six Sigma Hybrid) / ISO9001 Inter Auditor Certification
SAP, Platinum/Maynard Enterprise / AutoCAD, Pro-E, RasterX / GibbsCAM, Proto Punch, ToPs100 Laser, Engraving, Facilities

Name Richard
Phone 414-588-4342
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Wisconsin
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Business Consultant
Self-Employed -- Principal
Milwaukee, WI
(Business Consulting)

General Manager
WE Energies
Milwaukee, WI
(Electric Power Generation)

Reengineering Manager
Wisconsin Gas Company
Milwaukee, WI
(Natural Gas Distribution)

Key Accomplishments BUSINESS CONSULTING: Annual continuous improvement review (for five years) of the graduate Medical Informatics program, offered by the Milwaukee School of Engineering, resulting in exemplary ratings for achieving program outcomes and objectives.

GENERAL MANAGER: Led the design, development and launch of a new business, leading team to first year revenues of $3.6 million (and profitability) 24% over goal. Increased "very satisfied" customer ratings from 84% to 96% in 12 months.

REENGINEERING MANAGER: Led process reengineering of a $20 million, 155 employee, sales and marketing division, redesigning 20 major business processes and saving $4.8 million in labor and operating costs, nine months ahead of schedule.

MANAGER OF LEASING SERVICES: Managed P & L and led $3.6 million commercial equipment leasing business, increasing revenues 22% per year, for five years, and profitability from $180,000 to $1.0 million, through continuous improvement.
Education / Skills Marquette University - B. A. in Communications (1979): team building, public speaking, group dynamics, listening, sales.
Univ. of WI, Milwaukee: MBA (1999): Leadership, complex problem solving, finance, business analysis, managing change.
Career Skills: P & L management, budgeting, business analysis, cost reduction, increasing margins, performance metrics.
Career Skills: Operational planning and implementation, managing change, process improvement, high performing teams.

Name Ken
Phone 847-910-7748
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director, Client Services
Epsilon
Schaumburg, IL
(Multi Channel Marketing)

Manager, Client Services
Abacus/Doubleclick
Schaumburg, IL
(Marketing Service)

Manager, Client Services
CSC Advanced Database Solutions
Schaumburg, IL
(Marketing Service)

Key Accomplishments Developed and implemented standard processes and best practices across the list processing organization improving accuracy and on-time delivery performance 10% to 99% within 12 months. Established specific team and individual goals necessary for successful operation and growth for department handling 23 list-processing clients valued at $5 million in revenue. Migrated list hygiene services (NCOA and DSF2) from outside vendors to internal process saving $1.2 million. Monitored client processing needs, costs and team bandwidth to imp

Conceptualized and implemented training and mentoring program for team members increasing accuracy and on-time delivery by 20% and reducing overtime by 35%. Coordinated the build and implementation of a promotional history database into production to improve contact strategy for major client contributing $500,000 in annual revenue. Directed automation efforts for database updates and list processing reducing turnaround time 33%.

Generated more than $10 million in sales revenue for the department. Directed and coordinated resources producing 200 email and 75 direct mail campaigns meeting a 99% on-time performance rating and reduction of reruns to below 1%. Lead production team in assisting with the build and transition into production of the companies first email database of 50 million names.

Recommended mail split and postal presort strategies saving client $3.5 million in postage. Assisted in the development of sophisticated and customized merge purge systems using multiple de-dupe types and selective prior mail suppression/flagging. Managed team which handled list processing and personalization for more than 35 clients Increased revenue $500,000 within 18 months by adding ten new clients by completing sales process from cold call to close.
Education / Skills AUGUSTANA COLLEGE, Rock Island, IL Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration




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 David
Phone 262-442-9426
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions President,
$100 million non-food wholesaler/distributor
Midwest
(Wholesale/Retail)

VP and General Manager
$200 million service company
Midwest
(Third Party Services)

Director
$240 million frozen food manufacturer
Midwest
(Manufacturing)

Key Accomplishments Three companies from three different industries grew sales/operatiing income/EBITDA a minimum of threefold during tenure.

Adept at recruiting, hiring, succession planning, and development of talent where many hired are now in senior level positions throughout the United States.

Leveraged the companies' infrastructures against growing sales so that sales models are quickly repeatable and over 50% of the incremental revenue appears on the bottom line.

Simplify businesses by reducing line extensions and working capital up to 32%, saving millions in costs and turning cash flow positive, without suffering any net revenue loss.
Education / Skills Senior level Supply Chain positions in wholesale, retail, manufacturing, and third party services.
Success in both union and non-union environments
Completion of the 5 modules in APICS Production and Inventory Management.
Northern Illinois University

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