Edward Dring

Edward Dring

Sales professional


Sales is my life.  Setting and achieving goals is what I do.  People forget to listen to the customer and just want to be the person talking.  I don't.  Are you looking for the right person?  Then let's talk about it.

Work History

Work History
2014 - Present

National Account Sales

CMS Mechanical Service
  • Prospect companies with multiple-sites via cold calling, networking and trade events and ask important questions to discover needs that aren't being met by their current provider and to open the door for them to use my company
  • Analyze building drawings and equipment lists to estimate maintenance programs for each site based on the needs of the customer
  • Meet with key decision makers and answer all concerns that they may have when submitting my proposal
  • Entertain customers in order to grow strong and healthy relationships built on trust  
2013 - 2014

Vice President

JNJ Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc
  • Managed service and installation group focusing customer satisfaction and helping employees achieve their career goals
  • Sold service replacements, repairr and new installations
  • Developed new 401K program for company
  • Implemented refrigerant EPA guideline requirements for company
  • Started safety committee for OSHA compliance - OSHA 30 class
  • Initiated marketing plans with Hibu, Constant Contact, Yelp, Angie's List and more
2008 - 2013

Service Account Salesman

Hill Mechanical, Westside Mech, Sherman Mechanical, Althoff Industries
  • Proposed and sold maintenance agreements showing that reduced operation costs, proper service and new technologies can improve companies bottom line
  • Managed Projects that I sold from start to finish to ensure our companies profitability and customer satisfaction
  • Designed and estimated projects, ordered material and equipment, partnered with third parties to achieve timely completion 
  • Managed key accounts in major facilities such as Willis Tower, John Hancock Building and other downtown locations
  • Assisted when necessary invoicing and collections on all accounts
2003 - 2008

Co-Founder,Vice President

Lakeview Financial Group, Inc
  • Created and managed sales force started with 1 to growing to 15 loan officers
  • Expanded our company from 1 to 8 states 
  •  Complied with all states licensing requirements and loan programs
  • Created online marketing presence through Bankrate.com, LendingTree, LowerMyBills, Chicago Trbune and more
1994 - 2003

Journeyman Service Technician

Sheetmetal Workers Union Local 265
  • Responsible for service, maintenance and installation of HVAC mechanical systems
  • Serviced single phase and three phase equipment, compressors along with AC/DC circuits
  • Sold repairs and new installations for customers on site
  • Fabricated and installed ductwork, diffusers and commissioned new systems