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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)

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 Raymond
Phone 630-780-9240
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $101K - $125K
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Head Security Monitoring
Chicago, IL
(International Banking)

Mgr Security Operations
Chicago, IL
(International Banking)

Senior Project Manager
Chicago, IL
(International Banking)

Key Accomplishments Managed multi-departmental Global Security Monitoring Group of 13 with $3.5 MM budget based in; Chicago, Sao Paulo and Amsterdam. Responsible for monitoring, reporting and responding to intrusion events on domestic and international banking networks.

Designed, built and successfully operated a Global Security Operations Center. Utilizing +200 Sourcefire Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS) sensors, to monitor +100 Firewalls, +1500 Domains; for over 100,000 international clients.

Project Management; Developed and implemented a Security Event and Incident Management (SEIM) system, built retail branch LAN, WAN and GAN network infrastructure, added or replaced over 100 ATMs, managed over 200 client application conversions.

Created, managed and tested disaster recovery and business continuity plans for Global Information Security Operations Group --part of 110,000-employee bank; located in over 50 countries; in excess of 250,000 attached nodes.
Education / Skills Experienced leader of Information Security (IS) and Information Technology (IT) teams in global and regional companies.
Thorough senior project manager with hundreds of successfully completed projects.
CISSP certified, ITIL certified, Board Member Chicago Chapter AITP, Member FBI Infragard.
Granted Bachelor of Science degree at Western Illinois University in Macomb.

Name Allan
Phone 312-401-1184
Email Click here to email me!
Salary <$75k
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Creative Director
Celtic Marketing
Niles, IL
(Advertising Agency)

Senior Art Director
The Core Organization
Elmhurst, IL
(Direct Response Agency)

Senior Designer
McDougal Littell
Evanston, IL
(Text Book Publisher)

Key Accomplishments Led in development and execution of creative campaigns that resulted in twelve national industry awards.

As creative member of sales call presentation team, closed more than $2.3 million in new account revenue.

Developed direct mail, print, web and video marketing campaign for new product, enabling client's sales team to achieve first year revenue within 90 days.

Developed and implemented variable data direct mail program that targeted 400 potential client customers and resulted in 161 new sales contacts in 30 days.
Education / Skills Scheduled to complete Master of Arts, Advertising Design, in Spring, 2010
Wayne State University, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Advertising Design

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)

Technomic, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(Management Consulting)

Project Consultant
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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