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Chris Valentine

Vice President – Consulting Services at Credent

Work experience

United States Navy

United States Navy
Various Locations an Operations Manager I was responsible for all operations of the ship including logistics, departures, arrivals, operation and maintenance of multi-million dollar equipment. I managed a staff of 30+ where I established policies and implemented procedures. Responsible for the operations of other accompanying ships and aircraft who traveled with us. Developed and maintained project schedules that were very critical for the ship. Coordinated with outside organizations for various operations testing, training

Senior Account Manager

Business Careers
Seattle, WA Senior Account Manager that spearheaded duties consisting of sales, marketing and recruiting where I obtained job leads by cold calling. Interviewed candidates for open positions that other Account Managers and I had obtained. Marketed candidates to local businesses. Trained candidates on the success of interviewing techniques and how to land the job. Achieved results in market research and analysis to go after the more aggressive industries.

Senior Account Manager

Alexander Consulting Inc
ACI Seattle, WA Senior Account Manager that successfully made sales calls and recruited in a high volume fast paced IT recruiting company. Led recruiting efforts in multiple markets for direct delivery and integrated delivery engagements. Recognized by project leads and peers for outstanding performance as a recruiter and salesman repeatedly. Called and met with potential clients to sell company services in the IT field. While at this company I successfully created a new healthcare division where I had to research clients and internet tools to be successful. Within 3 months I had the health care side up and running with many clients and placements.

Branch Manager

Pro-Touch Staffing
Dallas, TX Branch Manager responsible for hiring and setting up a new travel & permanent staffing division. I was responsible for the new development and profitability of the travel and permanent staffing operation throughout the country. I managed 5 Branch locations and provided management leadership that focused on corporate strategic priorities, regional sales and recruiting needs and operational needs. My responsibilities included hiring, training, motivating and developing area/branch personnel. I coordinated and supervised all sales efforts, staff personnel functions and customer satisfaction issues. As the Senior Manager, I would effectively and profitably develop, implement, communicate and review administrative, financial and human resource processes to ensure that Branch targets and goals were meet. Developed and executed new-business-development plans and strategies to maximize growth. Ensured operational efficiency by building a cooperative team environment. Facilitated internal staff training and established policies and practices. Provided oversight for office's temporary and direct-hire divisions. Started the company's foreign recruitment.

Perfect Staffing

Perfect Staffing
Houston, TX Permanent staffing agency specializing in health care recruiting. Responsible for startup, strategic planning, daily operations and management of the company. Managed the startup process including software selection and marketing

Branch Manager

GeoWeb Staffing Inc
Houston, TX Branch Manager responsible for new department startup: business development, recruitment, systems, policies and procedures and complete office setup. Responsible for branch profit/loss, product quality, facilities and planning. Started the staffing agency specializing in IT, engineering, healthcare and accounting and finance.


STAFFLOGIX Corporation
Team Lead/Trainer Responsible for the production, enhancements and training of the sales and recruiting team. Identified problem areas within the company for a faster and smoother recruitment process. Generated reports to train and follow up with the CEO and COO on company goals and team status. Interviewed and hired new team employees. Collaborated with the Sales and Recruiting teams to coordinate resolutions when resolving issues. Set high, but obtainable goals. Evaluated each team as a whole to correct problems within the employee base, team and company.

Recruiting Manager/sales Executive/trainer

STAFFLOGIX Corporation
Naperville, IL Recruiting Manager/Sales Executive/Trainer Responsible for the overall recruiting strategy of the firm specializing in the placement of contract, contract to hire and permanent hires. Increased recruiting and sales by 75%. Supervised and trained staff members in recruitment and sales. Negotiated with CEO's and supervisors to discuss type of candidates and job descriptions they are in need of. Responsibilities include: identifying and marketing to Fortune 1000 clients in providing candidates in the field of IT, engineering, sales, medical and executive. Meet and interact with clients; manage new and existing accounts. Solely responsible for all sales and recruiting efforts in identifying technical talent in-house and client projects. Develop and customize recruiting strategy operations to include: maintenance procedures for internal candidate database, internet sourcing techniques, resume site evaluation, screening policies and procedures, online and in-house technical testing of candidates, submittal processes, interviewing coordination, candidate closing, offer negotiation, and contractor/permanent employee retention procedures. Customize and implement professional sales training for recruiters and sales staff. Initiate field-recruiting procedures for sourcing passive candidates by developing and maintaining relationships with technical user-groups, job fair counselors and participants.

Client Representative/marketer

2/12-3/13 Martin Fletcher Irving, TXClient Representative/Marketer Responsible for business development of new accounts, negotiating contracts with key executives, providing strategies for maximum results. Worked to influence key relationships with top healthcare systems, hospitals, FQHC's, CHC's and clinics across the country and develop strategies with executives to provide lucrative impact for fiscal goals. Manage sales cycle from beginning to end, provide consultation to key executives during sales cycle, introduce new sales ideas, manage disputes throughout the cycle and manage execution of project. Responsible for long term relationship development and management of clients across the country. with 9 months of service As my current Fiscal Year ends I have Reached 270% of goal for booked business. Made the company's Leader Board with 8 new clients in the month of Salesman of the Month 3 times

Branch Manager

Advantage Resourcing

3/13- Dallas, TX Sales/Account Management/Recruiter As a Selling Branch Manager I managed all sales, operations and staff management of the branch. Responsible for all financial aspects of the branch, forecasting and P&L statement. Responsible for all aspects of the client development cycle from planning, prospecting, closing and account maintenance. Managed daily activity of Recruiting team.


Houston Community College Sales School Operations Specialist Technical School