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Education

Bachelor of Science

University of Kansas

Skills

Self-motivated
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Strong computer skills
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Entrepreneurial strengths
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Direct large meetings skillfully
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Work experience

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.

Owner

Choice Cabinet KC
Owner Choice Cabinet Distributorship for the Kansas City Market. Kitchen cabinet sales and marketing.
2009Present

President and Owner

Axiss Billiards

Entrepreneurial Experience – Adept at high level leadership, with successes in driving revenue stream and steering cost savings. Purchased successful small business and increased sales 22% in the first year by developing a robust web presence, a social media campaign, and additional low cost and no cost business development methods. Individual revenue streams have skyrocketed up to 85% within 12 months. Increased sales through one channel 50% through a creative research strategy, and upped sales in a key market by 24%25% of all revenue. In addition, actively listened to customers’ needs and launched a new service, which quickly became 15% of total sales. with a simple additional exposure method. Experimented with cutting-edge marketing technique, which now accounts for Successful at raising venture operating capital.

20102010

Marketing Director

Service That Out Performs

Generating revenue for a Water and Fire Restoration Business. Development of Marketing Plan for Kansas City expansion.

20022009

Director of National Sales & Business Development

ProBuild

With relationship development as the cornerstone of success, maintains immense loyalty from clients by building impeccable relationships based on trust. Effective in persuasive conversations with customers and vendors, having a reputation of honesty and a high level of integrity in business conduct. Was handpicked to play a new role with a 17,000 person company as the National Sales Development Manager, in essence “the closer,” because of a direct, unassuming nature, sense of humor, and the ability to build immediate rapport and trust. In this role, responsible for a 40% increase in revenue for strategically targeted companies, increasing accounts from 9 to 23 within 12 months. Also increased margin from 17.6% to 19.9% in one year for $70M business area.

Axiss Billiards

Portfolio

Summary

Market Expansion • Relationship Development • Strategy to Action • Effective Negotiation & Closing

Public Speaking • Intense Customer Focus • Sales Training • Margin Improvement • Client Loyalty

With over 15 years of award winning experience achieving incredible results leading B2B and B2C organizations to success, I am uniquely qualified to make an immediate, positive impact on your bottom line. During my tenure with well-established market leaders, I have consistently increased revenue, market share and margin. I am exceptional at discovering customers’ true needs, and aligning their goals with solutions. I have expertly recruited top talent, developed sales tools and implemented “Guerilla Marketing” training to bring out exceptional performance. I have expanded multiple markets through various channels, and managed high-dollar, high profile accounts. I can maximize your revenue potential and market share through strategic market planning. I would love the opportunity to propel your business forward by enhancing your customers’ experience to positively impact your bottom line.

“Karl is a rare management talent that can think both strategically and tactically. As a result, he can do what few in management can do – both create and execute the vision.” ---Bryan Rice, Vice President, Sales Support & Development

  • Creative Marketing & Sales Initiatives with Impressive Results
  • Conducts Business with the Highest Integrity
  • Successful Entrepreneurial Experience 

Interest

Golf, Sports, Reading and Family time.

LinkedIn Profile

http://www.linkedin.com/in/karldunivent

Nick Lakin, Advertising Manager, ProBuild MidWest (colleague)

“Over 20 years as Advertising Manager for UBC and now ProBuild Midwest, I have set up and worked many trade shows. Karl IS the best I have ever seen at working trade shows, follow-up and developing customer relationships. Karl is personable, honest and has a passion for developing sales. An asset to any company - Karl has earned my highest recommendation.” August 11, 2009