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Interest

  • Andrew enjoys music from Frank Sinatra, Lou Rawls, George Benson, Bruce Springsteen, Earth-Wind-&-Fire
  • Andrew enjoys TV shows 24, Fringe, Law & Order CI, Countdown, The Factor, Daily Show, Stephen Colbert
  • Andrew enjoys movies Glengarry Glen Ross, Good Will Hunting, Field of Dreams, The Godfather, Rocky
  • Andrew enjoys reading. This year, Andrew recommends the books cataloged on his personal library at LIBRARY THING

Summary

Andrew G. Pappas is a tech-savvy Leadership Executive; with over 18 years of professional business experience in the areas of Finance /  Sales / Insurance / Credit Repair / Training & Motivation. He has also given meritorious service to the United States Army.

Work experience

Apr 2008Present

Senior Consultant

AT&T

ATT: Senior Consultant (April 2008-present)

Developed client base through network marketing, existing clients and incoming calls. Handled small business accounts with 50 to 100 employees. Used cold calling, incoming calls, prospecting, scheduling appointments and developing relationships to obtain customers. Prepared and presented professional corporate business proposals and executive presentations. Consistently met and exceeded voice/data/accessory quotas. Responsible for acquisition and retention to grow small business. Facilitated maintenance of existing small business base to drive sales. Serve as a liaison to the local business community by representing AT&T with local business associations. .

• Selected to ATT T-500 representing the top 10% of sales leaders

• Averaged 147 % of Sales Quota per month Fiscal Year 2009

Nov 2004Mar 2008

Financial Consultant

JPMorgan/Chase

JPMorgan/Chase: Financial Consultant (Nov 2004-Mar 2008):

Developed client base through network marketing, existing clients and

Incoming calls. Ensured client retention by providing strategic investment

recommendations based on evaluations of reports covering fee

based products and equity investing.

•Created 6,994 new accounts generating over $19.9 million dollars in new business

•Averaged 23% new sale acceptance rate on all inbound client calls

•Recognized as one of the best sales leaders in the company

Jan 1990Aug 2004

Soldier/ Platoon Sergeant/ Squad Leader

United States Army

United States Army, 1990 - 2004: Over 13 years of Leadership and

Management experience with a reputation for meeting the most

challenging organizational goals and objectives in Governmental

organizations throughout the U.S.; and abroad in over 20 countries.

Held the rank of Staff Sergeant. Honored with numerous

commendations for Human Resources, Administrative, Training and

Leadership.

Human Resources: Selected over 45 Senior Non-Commissioned Officers as

Primary Advisor to the Base Commander for in processing of 2356

soldiers and their families in Bamberg Germany. Developed, implemented,

monitored and evaluated policy procedures; insuring efficient, responsive services. Managed budget of $719,000.00 with responsibility for procuring durable and expendable items. Scheduled and coordinated with over 30 subject matter experts weekly including those with the local community

•Implemented revised procedures to reduce processing error rate from 62% to 0%

•Negotiated discounts with the local community to achieve a 36% savings

•Increased newly assigned drivers’ testing pass-rate by 31%

Administration Management: Directed production, training and control

of administrative and personnel programs as Operations Sergeant for a

Combat Engineer Company consisting of 102 soldiers. Trained all

personnel on internal operating procedures. Supervised a staff of 10 which included supply and weapons management. Prepared reports and delivered oral presentations.

•Implemented corrective measures resulting in 10 commendations in the Operations  cell during the organization’s annual Quality Assurance Inspections.

•Cited for ability to maximize systems optimization of training management programs.

•Unit was awarded the prestigious “Itnisher Award”; signifying the best

Army Engineer Company during tenure as Operations Sergeant for FY 2000

Training Development and Leadership: Platoon Sergeant/Squad leader of

a Combat Engineer Platoon. Directly responsible for health, training

and welfare of 24 soldiers. Responsible for accountability/ maintenance

of $17,700,000.00 worth of equipment Supervised training and evaluation o

256 junior NCO's annually for promotion to next level.

•Selected to Audie Murphy Club Representing the best 1% of the US Army NCO 

        Corps.

•Raised individual training proficiency from less than 50% to over 92%.

•Selected Observer/Controller over 15 Senior NCOs as a direct result.

•Selected as Fort Leonard Wood NCO Instructor of the Year 1998.

Portfolio

Education

1995Present

Bachelor of Arts

Rutgers University

Education and Certifications

Bachelor of Arts; Rutgers University (1995) Majoring in Pre-Law, minor in Economics. Certifications include: Environmental Protection Course, Safety Course, Physical Security Course, Drug and Alcohol Course, Equal Opportunity Course, Instructor’s Training Course, Army Physical Fitness Course.

Military Honors

Meritorious Service Medal (1), Army Commendation Medal (5), Army

Achievement Medal (7), Certificates of Achievement (7), Good Conduct

Medal (4)

Military Awards & Citations

Certifications

Member - Audie Murphy Club

United States Army