Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Nov 2009

Director of Business Development

Signature Creative, Inc.

Recruited by Signature Creative, a leading internet marketing and strategy firm, in September of 2008 to be part of a corporate growth initiative that involved analysis, reporting, recommendations and implementations of strategic business plans to be executed by the entire Signature team.Established a business development culture through formulation of department training programs, policies, sales procedures and sales tactics designed to meet the growing demand for highly skilled business development teams.

Jul 2007 - Aug 2008

Manager of Business Development

Gatesix, Inc.

Recruited by Gatesix, a leading internet design and marketing agency, in November of 2007 to be part of a corporate growth initiative that involves analysis, reporting, recommendations and implementations of strategic business plans to be executed by the entire Gatesix team. Instituted and penetrated strategic markets that are the core and strength of the Gatesix methodology which include the hospitality, nonprofit and social networking industries increasing monthly sales by 35% in the first 90 days.

Professional Designations

GRI – Graduate Realtor Institute

CRS – Certified Residential Specialist

CDPE – Certified Distressed Property Expert

Summary

Results-driven, visionary professional with over 17 years of proven ability to successfully propel and expand business opportunities and contribute to the bottom-line.  Exceptional communicator with strong negotiation, problem resolution, and client needs assessment aptitude.  Equally effective at identifying opportunities, developing focus, and providing tactical business solutions. Core strengths include:

  • New Business Development
  • Strategic & Tactical Planning
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Team Building & Leadership
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Program Development
  • Client / Vendor Relations
  • Sales Training & Development
  • Public Relations & Speaking

Technical Proficiencies

Microsoft Office (2007) including Word, Excel, Power Point & Visio / Mind Jet Mind Manager

Adobe products including Dreamweaver, Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, Indesign CS2, GoLive CS2

Understanding of HTML, XML, PHP, ASP, .NET, CMS

Professional Development

Tom Hopkins, Sales Training / Zig Ziegler, Sales Training / Steven Covey, Time Management Training

Hyland Bay, Sales Management Training / Sandler Sales Institute, Sales Training