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  • Lexington KY
  • (859) 270-0575

Emilio Benavides

Sales Consultant


Highly motivated and driven professional with a strong foundation in sales and social sciences and a proven record for success.


Aug 2010May 2014

B.A. Psychology

University of Kentucky

Haggin Hall Residence President 2010-2011

Undergraduate Studies Student Ambassador 2011-2014

Social Psychology Lab Research Assistant 2012-2014 

Work History

April 2016Present

Sales Consultant 

Aug 2015April 2016

National Account Executive

Event Logistics Solutions

Highly specialized freight forwarder focused on trade show and event logistics.

Required to maintain extensive knowledge on transportation regulations and laws.

Oversaw and managed customer shipments from the moment of pickup to delivery in a very sensitive industry by paying extremely close attention to detail.

Used CRM software to manage and track shipments and customer orders.

Required to create and manage marketing campaigns to target and acquire customers on a national scale.

Analyzed and presented sales numbers and marketing statistics on a weekly basis.

Reported directly to the CEO.

Jul 2014Aug 2015

Account Executive

Total Quality Logistics

Built and maintained a book of business that included business to business relationships within Canada and the US.

Negotiated profitable rates with agents.

Maintained a strong understanding of market conditions with daily research.

Resolved issues as they arose using "outside of the box" problem solving skills.

Maintained and kept compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Handled freight claims up to $1 million.

Handled the AR for customers including invoicing and collection of payment.

Consistently met or exceeded sales expectations.

Mar 2013Jul 2014

Book Sales Associate


Bought and estimated the value of used textbooks.

Analyzed and added new products into inventory management software.

Provided need based solutions for the customer.

Helped create and execute new sales strategies to boost revenue.

Assisted in the training of new employees.


Aug 2012Present

Certified IRB Professional

Institutional Review Board

Certified to administer and oversee daily research activities.

Jan 2014Present

Member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

Nonprofit organization devoted to promote the discovery and exchange of knowledge concerning the characteristics of human beings that are applicable to the design of systems and devices of all kinds.



Proficient in sales and customer retention.

Transportation & Logistics

Expert in the transportation and logistics industry.

Information Technology

Skilled in information technology, computer repair, and hardware/software diagnostics. 


Extensive background in qualitative/quantitative research and analysis.

Data Entry

Skilled in data entry and data analysis.