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Miriam G. Zacharias

Sales and Marketing Consultant , Speaker, & Teacher for the Natural Health Industry

Work experience

Jan 2000Present

CEO

Competitive Fitness Group, LLC

Strategic sales and marketing adviser to companies in the natural health industry.

Projects include:

  • Develop coursework and teach conscious marketing principles to students and professionals for building successful practices
  • Design strategic marketing plans and campaigns for natural health organizations to expand their reach and achieve new levels of profitability
  • Devise custom practice-building videos and written content for health care organizations to train their practitioner members how to build successful businesses
  • Facilitate strategic planning workshops
  • Inspirational speaker in the area of practice development, leadership and personal productivity

Partial client list includes:

20062010

Holistic Nutrition Consultant

Self-employed

Worked with clients in the area of weight management with a special focus on food sensitivities and genetic testing for customizing dietary guidelines.

20002005

Executive Coach

Self-employed

Coached corporate executives and entrepreneurs on optimizing business and personal performance.

19901999

Director

Microsoft Corporation

Director, Worldwide Sales Training (1998 - 1999)

Developed online and classroom training programs to support and enable the Microsoft sales force to deliver high levels of performance and quality in their work with their teams and customers.

Director, Channel Sales (1996 - 1998)

Led multimillion dollar sales and marketing effort for the company's $2B+ distribution channel, consistently exceeding sales goals and in forging solid long-standing relationships with key channel executives.

National Account Director (1994 - 1996)

Established strong alliances and exceeded all key performance indicators in leading sales and marketing team devoted exclusively to the company's largest national retail account.

Business Manager, Microsoft North America (1992 - 1994)

Served as trusted business adviser and coach to Microsoft's Group Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing ensuring rapid speed of execution against strategic business goals.

Reseller Account Manager (1990 - 1992)

Regional sales  and marketing director responsible for hiring and developing reseller team for the Rocky Mountain region, consistently achieving breakthrough sales results through strategic alliances with client executives.

19871990

Account Executive

Oracle Corporation

Sold database management systems to Department of Energy facilities throughout the US.  

Education

Jan 1979Jan 1981

Master of Science

The Ohio State University

Taught 5 undergraduate courses as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Consumer Sciences while pursuing master's degree in Human Ecology

Certifications

2015Present

Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition

Holistic Nutrition Credentialing Board
2016Present

Certified Nutritional Therapy Consultant

Nutritional Therapy Association
2008Present

Primary Licensed Sports Nutritionist

National Association of Sports Nutrition
2000Present

Certified Coaching Clinic Facilitator

Corporate Coach University

Portfolio of publications

Skills

10
Health Marketing Strategist
10
Speaker
10
Writer, Author
10
University faculty
10
Coach and Consultant
10
Sales Executive Performance and Productivity
10
Talent Development
8
Organizational Development