Dave Ledwell is a professional with 15+ years of progressively increasing management experience, including seven years of P & L responsibility. Dave is a leader with an entrepreneurial flair who can see both the forest AND the trees. Dave's career path has allowed him to develop a broad range of skills and experience. Dave has: -Built organizations from the ground up, including the development and installation of operations, sales, and marketing infrastructure. -Developed successful brands, introduced new products and processes, and developed new markets. -Developed and led successful sales teams and marketing organizations. -Successfully developed and led daily business operations in regional retail finance centers located across the US. -Engineered turnarounds and expansions for large and small organizations. -Developed marketing initiatives from the ground up, including trade show, print, direct mail, and general advertising campaigns. Dave is a generalist experienced in building organizations, developing operating models, and implementing business plans. Dave would like to find a significant opportunity with a small, growing company that needs someone to help them conquer "what's next...".
Jan 2006 - Present
General Manager / Director
Horizon Capital Group
A commercial financial services and consulting firm that specializes in the acquisition of capital for small and mid cap businesses. We also perform A/R, and asset management consulting services.
Feb 2003 - Dec 2005
Regional Sales Director
Responsible for all HSBC Prime and Non-Prime sales and marketing activities within the four state Blue Ridge region. Supervised nine regional sales managers and exceeded $32M average funding goal per month.
May 1995 - Feb 2003
Had several significant roles in this organization, including: -Vice President Operations, 2001 to 2003. Created and supervised e-commerce channel and developed new non-core revenue streams. Managed back end support function for division, including discounting, booking, payment processing, reporting, asset management and disposal functions. Supervised staff of 82 and $3.4M budget. -VP - Sales, Credit Underwriting, Production, Market Development and E-Commerce, CFC Division, 1997 to 2001. Responsible for revenue stream, including all branch operations, lending and credit underwriting, marketing, and new market development. Developed, opened and supervised 21 loan centers in 17 states. Supervised Regional VPs, Product Manager, nationwide staff of 210 and $15M budget. -State VP - Branch Manager, 1995 to 1997. Responsible for opening de novo loan operations in Georgia. Managed day-to-day statewide operations. Managed staff of 18 and budget of $1.5M.