Lee Hylton

Summary

Twenty-four years diverse leadership experience in engineering, technical sales, project management, publishing, business management, publishing and consulting. A strong problem solver who devises and executes strategy and drives initiatives through a willingness to do whatever is required to meet business goals. Has proven abilities interfacing effectively with people in all functions and at all levels. Long, proven record of motivating, eliciting information from others and sponsoring collaboration to achieve outcomes.

STRENGTHS/QUALIFICATIONS
  • Customer Focus
  • Communications
  • Relationship Building
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Sales
  • Strategic Planning

Work History

Work History
2007 - Present

Business Development Consultant

Project-Soul, LLC

Advised executive committee on development of an e-commerce designer clothing store with 24-hour customer service, social networking, charitable-partner component and consulting division.

  • Budget development
  • Media planning
  • Systems/infrastructure development
  • Best Practices for operations, customer service and vendor qualification for outsourcing
2003 - 2007

Business Development Manager

Window Media, LLC
  • Managed classified advertising sales operations for 7 weekly niche newspapers, magazines and corresponding web sites with a combined readership of over 1,500,000
  • Directed circulation and audits of Window publications in Washington, DC and New York City
  • Managed corporate transition from SunType software to Pre1 system for sales, operations and production
  • Coordinated IT migration to centralize web operations to a server farm
  • Restructured Washington circulation utilizing new vendors for cost savings and greater efficiency
2002 - 2002

Contract Program Manager, Field Operations

Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Planned and coordinated all phases of public policy summits and conferences including budget development, site logistics, security and communications.Developed and implemented online surveys for program planning and evaluation purposes.Coordinated support for government relations and public policy field managers.

  • Managed public policy summit budget and operations with a completion at 10% under budget
  • Developed program documentation system for tracking public policy initiatives in target states
2001 - 2001

Management Consultant

Managed retail operation and investment property with $650,000 annual revenue.Supervised accounting functions including payables, receivables and payroll.Performed staff recruitment, training and development.Supervised inventory including purchasing and receiving.Interfaced with accountants and legal counsel on tax concerns, financial statements and employment issues.

·Implementedpc-based accounting system to replace existing manual methods with a resulting decrease in professional accounting fees of 75%

·Redesigned and outsourced payroll process to reduce cost and increase efficiency

·Negotiated with state and federal tax agencies to arrange payment plans and reduce tax liabilities

·Implemented IRS Section 125 plan to reduce payroll tax liabilities and increase employee satisfaction

·Redesigned manual client/employee scheduling system to reduce errors

Education

Education
1987

Bachelor of Science