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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City- December 2009 to Present

·Currently mentoring a 10 year old boy

·Volunteering 2-4 hours per week

·Assist with recruiting events throughout Kansas City

            The Leadershape National Institute – Champagne, Illinois - Class of 2005

·Nominated by fraternity to attend a seven day leadership development program

Membership Education Chairman – Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity- Fall of 2005

·Managed and mentored 25 new members throughout their pledge semester

Presidential Scholarship Award Winner (3 terms)

·Awarded to members of the Delta Theta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega with above a 3.5


Elmer D. McCollum ATO Scholastic Excellence Award (6 terms)

·Awarded to members of the Delta Theta Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega with above a 3.2



Over 4 years of progressive experience in business development, account management and financial analysis in the digital media and banking industries. Proven ability to produce new business and maintain strong long-term relationships with clients and partners.

Highly driven self-starter who proactively seeks out opportunities to improve with a proven track record of delivering on or exceeding revenue goals. Strong understanding of industry trends, technologies and publisher monetization solutions.

Work experience

Oct 2011Present

Director, Partner Solutions

Digital Broadcasting Group

·Prospect, close and grow relationships with large strategic publisher and site

    network partners

·Manage all facets of the business development cycle, including prospecting, closing,

cross-selling and renewals

·Own publisher retention and relationship management with the goal of ensuring

high publisher satisfaction by being the main point of contact for each publisher’s  interface to the organization

·Manage and mentor Account Executive team in Kansas City office

·Act as a strategic partner for publishers, helping evaluate, model, and improve the  prospects for their online video strategy

·Collaborate with technology and creative teams to form innovative product designs; tasks included ideation, research, sales forecasting and presentation to clients

·Work internally with Marketing and Product Development to enhance publisher messaging and inform product strategy

Oct 2010Oct 2011

Account Executive

Digital Sports Ventures (acquired by Digital Broadcasting Group)

·Spearheaded new sales distribution channel which produced over 2,000% annual

      revenue growth

·Direct sales efforts boosted Digital Sports Venture’s value as an acquisition target 

    which led to acquisition by Digital Broadcasting Group, one of the largest producers

    and distributors of branded online video content

·Responsible for overall client satisfaction, account profitability, retention, and growth of

75+ accounts

·Resolved product issues in a manner that encouraged new ideas and account growth

·Oversaw project initiatives for over 10 employees to ensure work completed per project  milestones and deadlines

·Managed and assured the accuracy of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, invoicing/billing, customer credits and contractor payroll

Jan 2008Oct 2010

Financial Analyst

Commerce Bank, N.A.

·Worked in the commercial credit department where I specialized in industry research, daily communication with CEO’s and CFO’s, led prospecting projects, completed officer credit memo’s and presented annual relationship reviews to management and executive loan committees

·Conducted comprehensive financial analysis on companies in diverse industries and sizes for commercial loan requests ranging from $250k to $50 million

·Researched key underwriting criteria including loan structure, cash flow, collateral and industry considerations

·Actively participated in on-site meetings with CFO’s and CEO’s of the Midwest leading companies

·Built stress testing models and financial statement projections to accurately forecast the financial performance of current and prospective clients