Jeff Lind

  • 284 Wilson Drive, Santa Maria, CA 93455
Jeff Lind

New Business Generator


I am a seasoned, successful,  driven, sales & marketing professional with a proven track record and exceptional people skills seeking a position to use those skills to contribute to the growth and success of your organization or business.


I have over 35 years of sales, marketing, advertising and public relations experience. I have worked in radio, television,  various marketing firms plus founded and operated a successful direct marketing firm with a national clientele.

I believe in serving my community, which is why I have served and continue to serve on many boards and organizations that enhance and support our community.

I am a great person to do business with because I do what I say and if I ever make a mistake I always make it right.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2003 - Nov 2014

Sales & Marketing Manager

S. Lombardi and Associates

S. Lombardi and Associates is a full servicing, marketing, advertising and public relations firm.  For over 11 years I generated new clients, built and maintained strong relationships built on trust.  I managed media and production projects to make sure they were on time and on and on budget.

Oct 1998 - Nov 2003

Sales Manager

Barnett Cox and Associates

Generated new business as well as managed the brands and marketing budgets of a wide variety of accounts.  Banking, agriculture, home improvement business, grocery, cellular and technology companies.

Developed and nurtured strong relationships of mutual respect and solid business practices.

May 1995 - Oct 1998

Sales Manager

KCOY Television

Hire, train and work hand-in-hand with the sales staff to assist in increasing local revenue, reaching sales goals and providing clients of KCOY to grow their business through effective, cost efficient and marketing savvy television campaigns.

Jun 1990 - May 1995

Sales Manager

Maverick Broadcasting

Recruit, hire, train and work closely with a revolving sales staff in the highly competitive field of radio broadcasting.  Set, meet and surpass monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals.

Develop creative, traffic building and memorable campaigns to drive consumers to local businesses.  As always built powerful relationships in business by doing what I said I would do. 

1985 - 1989

Founder / CEO

Appointments, Inc.

Created and built a national direct marketing firm specializing in providing face-to-face guaranteed sales appointments with qualified sales prospects.  Had extremely satisfied clients in the insurance industry stretching over 35 states. 



Sep 1974 - Jun 1976


Brighman Young University- Idaho

Studied animal husbandry, weed control and crop enhancement strategies. 



Chair/ Board Member- Leadership Santa Maria Valley 1998 - 2003

Chaired and served on board of this incredible program to learn and help solve key issues in the Santa Maria Valley while developing future leaders.

Board Member- LifeSpan Network San Luis Obispo County 1998-2005

 Served  with non-profit which provided critical services to the ever-growing senior population of San Luis Obispo County. 

Public Relations Specialist - Santa Maria Breakfast Rotary 1998 - 2004

Issued press releases, worked with media to promote club events and helped generate revenue which then was invested back in our community.

Board Member - Vocational Training Center, Santa Maria 2009 - 2012

Conducted public relations efforts to inform the community and raise money for the Vocational Training Center providing an invaluable service to the disabled and less fortunate and their families.

Board Member- Project Lifesaver San Luis Obispo County 2005 - 2014

Worked with media and the senior population to identify and provide life-saving wristbands to the elderly and those who suffer from Alzheimer's that may wonder and become missing. 



Certified Radio Marketing Consultant

Radio Advertising Bureau

Certified Sales Associate

Tom Hopkins, "How To Master The Art Of Selling"

Media Advocate Award

Area Agency on Aging
2003 - 2003



Steve Lombardi

520 Higuera Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93420

(805) 544-9220

Darren Hulstein