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Miriam G. Zacharias

Board Director: Business Development, Leadership Development, Corporate Effectiveness

Work experience

Jan 2000Present

CEO

Competitive Fitness Group, LLC

Business development adviser to companies in the natural health industry.

Current board projects include:

2008 - Present

  • Board director (current President) of National Association of Nutrition Professionals - guided the organization out of near-collapse to become the leading trade organization in the holistic nutrition industry today.

April 2019 - Present

  • Board director for the Nutritional Therapy Association - currently guiding new CEO in turnaround situation

Other projects include:

  • Develop/teach business development courses for health care entrepreneurs at the university level
  • Author of highly-acclaimed marketing book, The PEACE Process, currently in use as required coursework at 5 post-secondary health care schools
2000Present

Executive Coach

Coach executives and entrepreneurs on optimizing business performance and personal leadership/management skills.

20062010

Nutritional Therapy Consultant

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

19901999

Director

Microsoft Corporation

Director, Worldwide Sales Training (1998 - 1999)

Developed training strategy 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 strategic relationships with C-suite executives at customer accounts.

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