Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

Independent Consultant

Elevation Travel

vB2B Marketing campaign creation and management

vWebsite development, including site management, analytics and SEO

vBlog creation and management

vSocial Media management

vBusiness networking

vBudget creation and management

My involvement with this entrepreneurial start-up has resulted in the successful launch of a small travel company which employs a mix of cutting-edge marketing tactics and traditional public relations channels, and to a doubling of sales revenue from company launch to present. 

Oct 2008 - May 2009

Account Executive

IMPRES Technology Solutions, Inc.

vIdentified sales leads and cultivated new accounts

vProvided quotes for products and services

vPre- and post-sale support

vOrder management

vRepresented company at industry trade shows and conferences

As a member of the Federal Accounts team, I helped the company to enter into the federal procurement marketplace.

Jun 2000 - Oct 2008

Senior Sales Associate

Blue Tech, Inc.

vIdentified sales leads and cultivated new accounts

vProvided quotes for products and services

vPre- and post-sale support

vOrder processing and management

vContract management

vProject management

vCustomer service and issue resolution

vIdentified, interviewed, mentored and managed junior staff

vRepresented company at industry trade shows and conferences

As the senior member of their sales force, I was instrumental in helping this company to grow in sales volume by 3000% over my 8-year tenure. Blue Tech began as a very small company, and as such my involvement in their growth included not only in making external sales, but also in helping to craft internal processes.As a sales representative, I consistently exceeded company quotas and maximized profits across target sectors.Internally, I helped to craft departmental goals, and to build a sales team that was educated in company policy and procedure, and worked to further motivate them toward the achievement of company/departmental goals.

Sep 1999 - Jun 2000

Customer Service Representative

Advisor Media, Inc.

vAssisted inbound callers with magazine subscriptions and conference registrations

vProvided company representation at trade shows: interfaced with customers, distributed marketing materials, location support to conference leaders

Working as an accomplished and highly proactive member of this company's Customer Service Department, I increased circulation numbers by effectively and consistently cross-selling company titles, helped to maintain client loyalty, and increased conference attendance among target groups.Additionally, my involvement at company-sponsored trade shows helped ensure a flawless conference experience for all participants.

Education

Education
Jun 2010 - May 2012

Master of Business Administration

National University
Sep 1995 - May 1999

Bachelor of Arts

University of San Diego

Skills

Skills

ACT! CRM Software

Quickbooks

Microsoft Office Suite

Interests

vInternational Travel

vConversational Spanish

vGourmet Cooking

vLocal/Organic Food Sourcing

vWine Tasting & Vineyard Tours

v(Sub)Urban Farming

Professional Networks

TEAM Referral Network, Temecula Chapter

Membership Council