Chris Grinstead

Summary

  • 6 years management experience, and a well rounded background in finance and insuranc products.. 
  • Excellent experience developing and implementing a variety of sales programs, including those that are utilized in the insurance field.
  • Skilled in developing department budgets for advertising and strategies for department objectives. 
  • Experienced in training sales tactics and overall departmental procedures.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2009 - Present

Agent

American General Life and Accident
  • Responsible for maintaining and cross selling an agency book assigned to me.
  • Developing new business through personal contacts and referrals
Aug 2007 - May 2009

Secondary Finance Manager

Donley Ford
  • Developed monthly advertising budgets for the department to ensure forecasts were met.
  • Provided training to sales consultants on proper procedures and closing techniques.
  • Administered contracts and acquired funding of contracts.
  • Responsible for purchasing and maintaining inventory for my department
  • Updated and implemented new financing programs that created 25 Sub-Prime contracts a month on top of their conventional business.
Jun 2003 - Jul 2007

Secondary Finance Manager

Goodman Automotive
  • Developed monthly advertising budgets for the department to ensure forecasts were met.
  • Provided training to sales consultants on proper procedures and closing techniques.
  • Administered contracts and acquired funding of contracts.
  • Responsible for purchasing and maintaining inventory for my department
  • Updated and implemented new financing programs that created 35 Sub-Prime contracts a month on top of their conventional business.
  • Education

    Education
    May 2001 - Aug 2000

    Vanderbilt Univeristy
    Aug 1998 - May 2000