David Brian Mizak

Marketing and home renovations consultant 

Summary

A successful business consultant in home renovations. Seeking a challenging environment that will  allow me to use my many talents to be a great asset to the company.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2015 - Present

Home Renovations Consultant 

Home Zone 
  • Positively influence sales by managing inbound customer inquiries 
  • Handle incoming customer calls in a professional and personable manner
  • Respond quickly and accurately to customer inquiries via telephone and email
  • Deliver precise and prompt estimates to customers with proactive follow up to secure the sale
  • Monitor order status to ensure accurate and timely processing
  • Navigate company specific CRM system to enter estimates, process orders, and document sales inquiries
  • Set up and maintain accurate records and notes in system
  • Report trends related to sales questions, product specifications, and customer desires
  • Complete ad hoc projects and tasks related to sales-related product issues
  • Work in partnership with Operations, Accounting and other departments in regards to timely resolution of customer issues
  • Make recommendations for process improvements
Feb 2015 - Mar 2015

Disability Assistant / House Keeping Aid

    Erie VA Medical Center
  • Cleans and disinfects health care environments
  • Performs preventative infection control procedures
  • Interacts with patients, visitors and staff to ensure patients' comfort, care and satisfaction
  • Pathogen control and sanitation techniques
  • Use, storage and safety of cleaning agents
  • Waste management and environmental-sustainability practices
  • Housekeeping-related equipment (e.g., Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), buffers and vacuum cleaners)
  • Special requirements for isolation areas
  • Patient centered care principles and practices
  • Health care facility layout
  • VA, federal and other laws, regulations and standards (e.g., The Joint Commission (TJC))
Aug 2013 - Feb 2014

Hospitality Assistant 

    Presque Isle Downs and Casino
  • Sets up banquet meal functions as prescribed by the Banquet Function sheet.
  • Provides prompt and professional service during banquet meal functions.  Ensures that guest safety is of paramount consideration in the set-up of the room and in the arrangement and performance of all banquet food service.
  • Performs tableside or buffet food preparation and service as required.
  • Ensures that banquet work station is clean and stocked with all items needed for the banquet function.  Maintains a clean and orderly work station at all times.
  • Informs supervisor of any problems and/or guest complaints.
  • Assists other banquet associates when needed.
  • Cleans off all glasses, silver, china, etc from all dinner tables, reception tables, and buffet tables during and after the function.
  • Completes all banquet server side work.
  • Greats guests as seated.  Continually monitors guests to ensure that their needs are met.
  • Must wear appropriate uniform and maintain personal cleanliness.
  • If appropriate, servers all alcoholic beverages knowledgeably and in strict compliance with all applicable alcoholic beverage laws.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.
Apr 2013 - Oct 2013

Disability Assistant / House Keeping Aid

        Erie VA Medical Center
  • Cleans and disinfects health care environments
  • Performs preventative infection control procedures
  • Interacts with patients, visitors and staff to ensure patients' comfort, care and satisfaction
  • Pathogen control and sanitation techniques
  • Use, storage and safety of cleaning agents
  • Waste management and environmental-sustainability practices
  • Housekeeping-related equipment (e.g., Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), buffers and vacuum cleaners)
  • Special requirements for isolation areas
  • Patient centered care principles and practices
  • Health care facility layout
  • VA, federal and other laws, regulations and standards (e.g., The Joint Commission (TJC))
Mar 2012 - Nov 2012

Home Renovations Consultant 

Home Zone
  • Positively influence sales by managing inbound customer inquiries 
  • Handle incoming customer calls in a professional and personable manner
  • Respond quickly and accurately to customer inquiries via telephone and email
  • Deliver precise and prompt estimates to customers with proactive follow up to secure the sale
  • Monitor order status to ensure accurate and timely processing
  • Navigate company specific CRM system to enter estimates, process orders, and document sales inquiries
  • Set up and maintain accurate records and notes in system
  • Report trends related to sales questions, product specifications, and customer desires
  • Complete ad hoc projects and tasks related to sales-related product issues
  • Work in partnership with Operations, Accounting and other departments in regards to timely resolution of customer issues
  • Make recommendations for process improvements
Mar 2010 - Mar 2011

Home Remodel Marketer

Land Mark Remodeling 
  • Collaborate with the executive team to identify growth strategies o Develop, design, implement, and facilitate a marketing plan

  •  Execute the marketing plan,Create brand recognition

  • Marketing Budget Strategize and administer the firm’s marketing budget

  •  Analyze and review the marketing program and report findings to team members
    Collaborate with  team in execution, efficiency, and grow 

  • Create and manage marketing templates for new business opportunities

  • Take an active role in industry-specific organizations

  • Develop and maximize industry connections to promote Jorgenson Construction and pursue business opportunities in coordination with the Jorgenson team

  • Client Retention Surveys – Implement a survey program for project completion feedback  ensure clients are included in ongoing marketing and relationship development


Nov 1999 - Feb 2010

Company Marketer 

    E-Z Acceptance Builders
  • Collaborate with the executive team to identify growth strategies o Develop, design, implement, and facilitate a marketing plan

  •  Execute the marketing plan,Create brand recognition 

  • Marketing Budget Strategize and administer the firm’s marketing budget 

  •  Analyze and review the marketing program and report findings to team members
    Collaborate with  team in execution, efficiency, and grow 

  • Create and manage marketing templates for new business opportunities

  • Take an active role in industry-specific organizations

  • Develop and maximize industry connections to promote Jorgenson Construction and pursue business opportunities in coordination with the Jorgenson team

  • Client Retention Surveys – Implement a survey program for project completion feedback  ensure clients are included in ongoing marketing and relationship development


Apr 1994 - Feb 1999

Vice President 

    Horizon Builders
  • Establish, lead, and direct all aspects of Main Event Entertainment’s development function 
  • Ensure proper talent is in place within the department to support the company’s growth 
  • Partner with the Executive Team to build consensus and alignment on market-specific development goals and objectives  
  • Develop and implement department systems and processes in areas of Construction and Design to ensure the successful execution of restaurant design and build, on-time and within budget 
  • Provide thought leadership and innovation in the evolution of unit design prototypes that enhance overall positioning and financial viability  
  • Ensure compliance with local zoning and development requirements 
  • Define and implement a long term sustainability strategy that includes efficient energy, water and materials utilization for each concept 
  • Determine the optimal utilization of both internal and external resources to effectively manage capital 
  • Oversee permitting process
Mar 1989 - Apr 1994

Construction Sales

Lincoln Builders
  • Identify and develop relationships with industry professionals to generate new business opportunities.
  • Create and expand Lincoln Builders Construction’s footprint and build positive top of mind awareness.
  • Research and analyze key economic factors that may influence market activity within specific niche markets or geographic areas.
  • Attend trade shows and other associations’ meetings to stay abreast of market conditions, competition, and establish relationships with existing clients and prospects.
  • Provide ongoing progress updates on new business development activities and other key indicators to the Lincoln Builders management team.
  • Help develop and manage the execution of the sales plan.
  • Coordinate and manage the sales/proposal process with Lincoln Builders marketing, estimator, project manager and senior management team.
Feb 1987 - Mar 1989

Construction Sales

LandMark Builders
  • Identify and develop relationships with industry professionals to generate new business opportunities.
  • Create and expand Lincoln Builders Construction’s footprint and build positive top of mind awareness.
  • Research and analyze key economic factors that may influence market activity within specific niche markets or geographic areas.
  • Attend trade shows and other associations’ meetings to stay abreast of market conditions, competition, and establish relationships with existing clients and prospects.
  • Provide ongoing progress updates on new business development activities and other key indicators to the Lincoln Builders management team.
  • Help develop and manage the execution of the sales plan.
  • Coordinate and manage the sales/proposal process with Lincoln Builders marketing, estimator, project manager and senior management team.

Education

Education
1976 - 1978

Military 

n/a
  • serving as helmsmen and lookouts;
  • repairing, maintaining and stowing equipment in preparation for underway operations;
  • working in non-engineering divisions of the ship or station;
  • standing security watches while in port and under way;
  • operating sound-powered telephone systems;
  • doing temporary duty for 90-120 days with food services divisions or compartment cleaning;
  • serving as a member of damage control, emergency and security alert teams;
  • participating in naval ceremonies;
  • taking part in underway replenishment (transferring supplies from ship to ship at sea)
  •  working with qualified personnel to gain job training and experience.
1973 - 1976

High School Diploma 

    McDowell High School

student

1974 - 1976

    Erie County Vo-Tech School

machinist