Gaurang Shah

Gaurang Shah

Work History

Work History
Jul 2001 - Present

Freelance Consultant

i.d. Interactiv

Successfully sourced new accounts, provided extended management of existing accounts & coordinated with a network of designers & developers from around the world to effective manage budgets & deadles efficiently. 

  • Successfully created, managed, developed, and maintained web as well as graphic design projects utilizing a wide variety of software suites offering a full range of services including logo/brand identity design & re-design, and product development.

  • Coordinated & managed projects from concept to creation with various art directors, technical & software developers, photographers, designers, and animators for various clients based on the needs of each project.

  • Developed sales leads through networking, referrals from existing client base, and word of mouth advertising.

  • Designed & developed proven brand identities unique to each individual client and their needs. Worked hand in hand with each client to design an end product that could be translated into increased revenue.

  • Maintained client’s accounts payable and receivable to ensure smooth flow of operations

Jun 2009 - Dec 2010

Development Manager

Staples, Inc.

Responsible for leadership, profitability, growth and execution of all directives.

  • Responsible for and involved in every process of day to day operations, for the assigned territory. From inventory to employee retention, impacted bottom-line, by increasing associate retention and overall satisfaction.

  • Actively management facility management, and held key individuals responsible for their inventory goals, profits, and sales margins. Committed to satisfaction and focusing on the bottom-line through business plans customized for each location, to help management staff meet and exceed their goals, which allowed for controlled steady predictable growth.

  • Successfully executed training curriculum for new hires in customer service in order to provide the highest possible marginal sale on each transaction while delivering the best possible customer service.

  • Established and extended client relationships, through various programs and benefits, including volunteering at local schools for a book reading program once a month.

  • Actively supported, trained and developed outside sales teams. Established a weekly schedule of active participation through various one-on-ones, client sales meetings, and corporate training events.

  • Managed the overall selection, termination, development, measurement, motivation, and coordination of the entire district sales staff and outside sales teams.

  • Coordinated with various facets of the corporate hierarchy in order to achieve established goals, including real-estate development teams, regional management and corporate executive staff. 

Jun 2008 - Jun 2009

Relationship Manager

J.P. Morgan Chase

J.P. Morgan Chase, New York, NY Jun 08 - Jun 09

    Relationship Manager – Financial Services

  • Managed relationships and portfolio of clients including profiling, strategic planning, and financial consultation with a portfolio of $15 million; expanded portfolio to $28 million in less than one year.

  • Acquired new business and surpassed sales target by 100% that led to ranking among top three out of 15 managers for two consecutive months, resulting in recognition from senior management.

  • Provided consultation in mortgage, commercial, trust and brokerage areas by identifying client needs and uncovering additional opportunities for revenue growth.

  • Established and strengthened relationships with clients to resolve complex issues and identified product and service solutions that met their financial needs and values, leading to an award for the ‘Top Relationship Manager’ in the Manhattan West district for January 2009.

  • Conducted Industry and business research; prepared cash flow forecasts, business plans, and financial models


Sep 1998 - Dec 2001

Kean University





CMS / Blogs


SEO Optimization





A result oriented professional with extensive experience and proven abilities in business development, improving efficiency of operations and project management. As well as a very personal focus on customer service and relations management. Effectively demonstrated leadership skills that encompass assembling high-performance teams, establishing vision, setting goals, and motivating team members to achieve exceptional results. 


Music Production



Business Modeling & Valuation Cerification

Investment Banking Institute

Life & Health

State of N.Y.

Series 63

Aug 2008 - May 2011

Series 6