John Barry

John Barry

Summary

Possessing a background in sales, finance, buying, planning, and leadership experience spanning over five years; formulated business strategies, managed teams, analyzed business opportunities, organized corporate events, and developed and utilized leadership abilities. 

Work History

Work History
2008 - Present

Private Equity Intern

Pegasus Capital Group
  • Charged with finding acquisition targets, and evaluating their financial statements. 
  • Analyzed the operating efficiency of current portfolio of middle-market companies
  • Spearheaded a corporate divestitures initiative to uncover companies looking to divest themselves of subsidiary business units
2008 - Present

Corporate Account Developer

Cornerstone OnDemand

  • Responsible for sourcing, developing, and qualifying leads for the company's enterprise sales representatives
  • Contacted corporate directors, vice-presidents, and sole-proprietors to discuss their current talent management practices
  • Assessed the prospect company’s readiness, and ability to undertake a major talent management software implementation.Led effort to identify, and communicate the impact to organization across people, process and technology
  • Contributed over $1,000,000 to sales reps’ pipelines within first 3 months
2006 - Present

Sales Associate

Nordstrom
  • Recognized as Nordstrom’s top salesmen of the day, (out of 270 salespeople) within first month on the job, having sold $5900 in shoes
  • Ranked #2 out of an elite veteran team of 13 by second week on the job, averaging $280 per hour in upscale shoe sales
2004 - 2006

Assistant Buyer

Robinson’s-May

·Developed 3-prong strategy in the Corporate Office Buying Department to increase bottom line revenues of 76 stores by $520,000 in one year after utilizing financial statistics, salestrend analysis, and intensive cross-departmental research

·Revamped a $3MM sweater business trending 40% below plan to one averaging 35% above plan

Education

Education
2001 - 2005

Bachelor of Arts

http://www.ucsb.edu/

·Three-time recipient of the UCSB Dean’s Honors award

Skills

Skills

Capital IQ

Hoovers & Jigsaw lead generators

Salesforce CRM

Microsoft Office Suite