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Name Stephen
Phone 630-415-6577
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $151K - $175K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Client Director
Market Track LLC
Chicago, IL
(Information Services)

Director of Business Deve
ConAgra Refrigerated Foods
Naperville, IL
(Grocery Products)

Director of Sales
ConAgra Retail Sales
Irvine CA
(Grocery Products)

Key Accomplishments Increased top-line revenue with one dollar store account by $11.5 million year over year.

Improved my company's profit margins in the dollar store channel from an average of 13% to 30%.

Saved $3 million segment of the business in the club store channel while at the same time implementing a 12% price increase. This was accomplished despite the account's adamant opposition to any price increases.

Saved a program where we were forced to rescind our original offer and the account was very unhappy. Through face-to-face negotiations, saved the program despite increasing the price 26% with the end result being $2.8 million in new sales.
Education / Skills University of Pennsylvania - BA Political Science Northwestern University - ConAgra Marketing Excellence Program
Sales Management - Hiring, Managing, Training, Coaching, Mentoring, Leading
Proficient with MS Office Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Negotiating, Acquisition Integration, New Product Launches, P&L Management, Relationship Building

Name Mark
Phone 201-602-9488
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State New Jersey
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions SVP, Corporate Marketing
Stoneacre, Inc.
Wakefield, MA
(Membership/loyalty svcs.)

CMO
Altec Lansing Technologies, Inc.
Milford, PA
(Consumer Electronics)

VP Marketing
Cyrk
New York, NY
(Sports Marketing)

Key Accomplishments Demonstrated ability to drive business growth in tight budget Private Equity environments in both start-up and turnaround companies, resulting in two successful P.E. exits.

Classically trained CPG marketer recognized for the ability to achieve record sales by re-positioning the core business, launching new products, and penetrating new markets at General Foods, Nabisco, and Thompson Medical.

Proven success directing Fortune 500 companies to profitably lever consumer affinity for major sports properties such as NASCAR, World Cup soccer, the Olympics, and the NFL.

Excel at cultivating and converting consumer passion and affinity into profit through highly efficient marketing disciplines such as licensing, sponsorship, loyalty, membership clubs, web communities, and direct response.
Education / Skills Cornell University, BA Economics, 1976
University of Michigan, MBA, 1978
Start-up company expertise--led overall marketing for NASCAR business startup backed by Bain Capital Ventures and sold.
Turnaround company experience--directed worldwide marketing for CE firm that was successfully sold by PE firm.

Name Robert
Phone 312-479-1431
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Owner
Opferman Consulting LLC
Chicago Area
(Technology Consulting)

CIO - Corporate Services
Newedge Group
Chicago
(Brokerage)

Director - IT Development
Calyon Financial / Carr Futures
Chicago
(Brokerage)

Key Accomplishments Consulting: Executed more than twenty audits for private equity firm. Interim CIO for sports distributor - reduced expenses by 40% in seven month term.

Merger Experience: Part of IT Executive Committee to define IT organization in merger of Calyon/Fimat to form Newedge. Defined integration of Finance, Risk, Compliance, HR Led IT integration of Lincoln Capital into Lehman/Neuberger Asset Management

Technology: Implemented Weblogic application suite at Calyon to handle high volume transaction processing applications for both internal operations and customer reporting services.

Defined migration strategy to virtual server technology at TeamExpress to upgrade capacity while reducing hardware footprint. Implemented ITIL Change/Release Management services to reduce downtime at Calyon/Newedge
Education / Skills Attending DePaul University to complete degree in 2012
Trained in ITIL Foundations



Name Ron
Phone 847-318-7228
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions VP of Finance and CFO
Yaskawa Electric America
Waukegan, IL
(Drives, Motion Cntrl, Rbt)

VP of Finance
Siemens Building Technologies, Inc.
Buffalo Grove, IL
(HVAC, Energy Mgmt, F & S)

Dir of Fin, Sector Mfg
Motorola, Inc.
Northbrook, IL
(Mfg/Electronics)

Key Accomplishments Restructured 2 districts & improved margins through refining the project section process, better job execution & focus on service growth. Resulted in 2 yr revenue increase of 21% and profit improvement of 29%.

Changed balance sheet incentive metrics to increase mgmt focus, upgraded collections staff, improved the billing and cash application process resulting in a yr over yr reduction in the > 90 accounts receivable dollars of 46% or $46m.

Oversaw M&A team and process that successfully acquired a company thereby expanding our security business by 30%.

Implemented a strategic projects management oversight process focused on improving labor utilization, project slip, procurement savings, & better mgmt of subcontractors resulting in annual savings of $20m.
Education / Skills MBA, University of Chicago Booth - 1985 Specialization in Finance Concentration in Information Systems
BBA in Accounting University of Notre Dame - 1979
CPA
Ongoing continuing education in leadership, quality, program mgmt, foreign exchg, SOX,problem solving, crisis mgmt, M&A.

Name Thomas
Phone 847-705-2489
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Texas
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Sr. Project Manager - CRM
Dell, Inc.
Round Rock, TX
(Technology)

Sr. Technology Project Mg
Washington Mutual Inc.
Vernon Hills, IL
(Financial Services)

Sr. Manager, Global E-Ser
3Com Corp.
Rolling Meadows, IL
(Computer Networking)

Key Accomplishments Designed and delivered fully operational technology platform and software to support 100 person telesales agents within 75 days. Led the team to integrate CRM with five legacy systems resulting in the complete elimination of work duplication affect.

Retained by client to assess 200 seat call center acquisition and subsequently to evaluate and recommend changes to technology platforms.

Hired to assume leadership role for stalled 14 month $20 million Siebel implementation, completing first critical module within 60 days. Completed planned 40 month phase of Siebel CRM implementation within 16 months.

Pioneered the first virtual call center model, consolidating management and the automation of call centers across the US, Europe and Asia Pacific. Developed and implemented "technology roadmap" supporting new ‘virtual’ call center model saving $2M.
Education / Skills Executive MBA - General Manager Program, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest, IL 2006
Bachelor of Technology - Electrical Engineering, University of Kerala, INDIA 1987



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