Through his superior communicative, managerial, and analytical skills, Ryan Szczepkowski has excelled in the financial services business and has led others to do the same. As a Sales Representative for Quicken Loans Inc. in Michigan, Ryan Szczepkowski managed to attain a loan close rate above 90 percent by creating loan terms that were acceptable to both clients and creditors. Ryan Szczepkowski was also able to settle title disputes by dealing effectively with large banks to close loans in a timely manner. His dedication to his work enabled him to finish in the top three percent of sales representatives at Quicken Loans in 2002 and earned him the fastest promotion to Senior Sales Manager at the time. As the head of one of the company’s largest teams, Ryan Szczepkowski managed a contingent of 35 members in areas such as revenue, sales, training, and customer service. With his leadership methods, Ryan Szczepkowski’s team regularly achieved a loan closing rate 20 percent higher than the company average, placing his team in the top 10 of all sales teams at Quicken Loans. Where others were unable to close loan profiles, Ryan Szczepkowski and his staff were able to renegotiate contracts, earning $40,000 to $50,000 in additional monthly revenue for the company. Using effective listening and empathizing practices, employees under Ryan Szczepkowski’s direction carefully resolved service and negotiation disputes with clients, resulting in a very high customer satisfaction rate. As a senior executive, Ryan Szczepkowski additionally trained over 150 professionals to form 8 new sales teams. He identified individuals for coaching and promotion opportunities, resulting in the most sales promotions for two years. In his free time, Ryan Szczepkowski excels at karate, which he has trained in for over ten years, and is an experienced weight trainer with certifications in strength and conditioning.