Emil Bodenstein

  • Tampa US-FL
Emil Bodenstein

Work History

Work History
Aug 2003 - May 2011

President

Locker Room Memorabilia

Locker Room Memorabilia Tampa, FL 2003 to present

President

oExclusively represented David Wright, Ryan Zimmerman, Curtis Granderson, Clay Buchholz, and BJ and Justin Upton for the life of the company and the player’s career (up until the sale of the company). Negotiated several six and seven figure marketing deals on behalf of athletes

oCurrently handles memorabilia and marketing for Curtis Granderson and Clay Buchholz 

oBuilt the company from ground up into one of the top memorabilia and game used equipment companies in the United States with eight employees and with $1 million in sales. Directed Nat’l Sales force which averaged sales over life of company increased annually at a rate of over 50% for sales and new accounts.

oCompany was licensed by MLBPA in 2005 and by MLB in 2006 and was granted exclusive rights to market game used equipment from the Futures Game in conjunction with the league

oDeveloped creative marketing and sales initiative as a consultant for the New York Mets in 2008. Contract was automatically renewed in 2009 after successfully exceeding contractual objectives for the program

oDeveloped, created, and implemented marketing strategies across multiple regions

oRegular guest on Sirius Satellite Radio Howard Stern Network on Scott Ferrell Show (channel 101) as baseball industry expert and on multiple television and radio shows

oSuccessful sold company to Major League Baseball Alumni Marketing in 2011

Aug 2000 - Sep 2003

Financial Advisor

UBS

UBS PaineWebber Tampa, FL 2000 to 2003 Licensed Financial Advisor – Series 7, 66, Life and Health

oManaged over 40 Million in assets with UBS Partners and developed key relationship with Tallahassee Government Treasurer leading to a 500 Million account for UBS Fixed Income department.

Mar 2000 - Jun 2000

Dropout Prevention Teacher

Woodrow Wilson Middle School

Wilson Middle SchoolTampa, FL2000 Dropout Prevention Teacher

oRecognized by the Governor of Florida and President of the United States for the implementation of the Connect-A-Kid mentoring program.

Sep 1996 - Mar 1999

Computer Science Teacher

Woodrow Wilson Middle School

Wilson Middle School Tampa, FL 1996 to 1999 Computer Science teacher for 6, 7, and 8th grade students

oCoached Basketball, Track & Field, Soccer, and Volleyball

oDirector of the School Newspaper and taught Public Speaking 

Education

Education
Aug 1997 - Mar 1999

Masters in Computer Science Education (3 credits shy of degree)

Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern UniversityMasters in Computer Science Education

3.7 GPA (3 credits shy of degree)

Skills

Skills

Social Media

Proficient in LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Sendible, Hootsuite, and several social media tools Experienced using SEO to optimize corporate web pages for Search Engine Optimization Skilled in developing Social Media Press Kits for Corporations

Adobe Photoshop

CRM

Microsoft Office

Typing

Can type over 50 words per minute

Summary

A top performing, self-confident and intelligent sales and marketing management professional with over 10 years of experience.A strong leader with a special talent for branding, negotiating and brokering exclusive and non exclusive deals within the professional baseball world.A creative professional with a proven track record of successful projects from initial concept through completion and the ablility to manage time-sensitive projects with over one million dollar budgets.

Objective

In today's highly competitive and fast-paced market, organizations need strong and aggressive sales and marketing leadership to meet the ever-changing business development goals. I am certain I can contribute this level of performance to your team, and I invite you to consider my qualifications and accomplishments:

  •  Experience–   10+ years of productive sales and marketing management experience building a  company from the ground up into one of the top memorabilia and game used equipment companies in the United States.
  • Results-          directed a national sales force and increased sales at over 50% on a annual basis.
  • Performance- recognized as a top innovator who has the ability to build relationships, develop trust, and create and develop new marketing concepts or products. 

I'm an accomplished sales and marketing strategist and solution oriented manager. I thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment for my performance directly impacts the bottom line. I have solid organizational leadership and decision-making skills that can make an immediate contribution to your operations and business developed.

Interests

Spending time with family, reading books, baseball, golf, and all sports. Member of New Tampa Evening Rotary and Business Networking International.