Hosted monthly web seminars, produced annual 2-day symposium for 100+ customers, and represented organization and industry at 15-20 events annually, promoting “best practices” through speaking engagements, committees and networking.
Liaisoned with U.S state and federal OSHA and EPA officials regarding benefits of services, on-site requirements and customer/community issues. Co-authored H.R. 4037, a bill that received bipartisan sponsorship and was passed by the United States Congress in August 1998
Manage the Advertising Sales team and act as liasion to local business organizations such as VIATeC, the Greater Victoria Chamber and the Saanich Peninsula Chamber.
Responsible for all aspects of Marketing and Sales for Victoria based Technology Training Company, including new product development, BC Public Sector client relationships, channel partners, community relations and business development.
Wrote initial marketing plan and managed a new product launch in under 30 days for maker of data encryption devices targeted at the credit card storage industry.
Created a structured, expandable sales department, growing from 9 staff to 25 and increasing revenue 300% in 22 months. Named the Vancouver Island Technology Company of the Year by VIATeC in 2007.
Founded and ran all aspects of a start-up Video Gaming Centre and Gaming Workshop for children aged 9-13, teaching game development and teamwork. Generated $70,000 in revenue with a $5,000 marketing budget.
Instructed students in an accelerated course on Public Speaking and Communication Skills necessary to accomplish assigned mission on their next tour of duty. Trained more than 350 Marines in 2 years, with only 10 students failing to make minimum standards
Joined as employee number 20 and helped the company grow to 175 employees in 10+ years of service, primarily leading the award winning online business unit- 3E Online . From zero to $10 million in 3 years.
Local Business Organizations (Active)
University of Victoria Faculty of Business
Baseball BC - Coaching and Player Development
As an Advisor to Business Owners
As a Member of Your Management Team
As an Auditor for Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists
There are 3 vital connecting points in the process of acquiring new customers and growing your business:
Weak connections at any of these points leads to customers you do not want, sales you should have had and less repeat business than you deserve.
I can help you weld those connections tight and accelerate your company's growth.