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Work experience

State Wide Public Relations Officer

Toastmasters International District 58

President

Touch & Go Systems

Touch Ease, Inc.

Sales Representative

Contel-Executone

Account Executive

Southern Bell Advanced Systems

Senior Account Executive

BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc (dba: AT&T)

Education

Trident Technical College

Associate in Science

Trident Technical College

Bachelor of Management Arts

Charleston Southern University

GPA: 388

MBA

Charleston Southern University

GPA: 381

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Summary

Carol Ann Embler is an accomplished Business Development and Communications Professional who brings more than 10 years experience as a goal-oriented problem solver with strong visionary leadership, communication, and analytical skills. She is progressive yet focused, with a solid history of creating and launching winning strategies, delivering distinctive and compelling value propositions, and growing revenue.  She is highly successful at motivating and leading cross functional account teams and managing profitable relationships. 

Carol Ann has extensive experience as a business improvement specialist in developing innovative enterprise/technical business solutions to produce and deliver extraordinary results for global Fortune 500 companies and non-profit organizations.  In addition, she has successfully worked as a turn-around-specialist to win back customers and make unprofitable accounts lucrative again.  Carol Ann is also a highly adaptive customer liaison with an acute business acumen. She takes pride in functioning  more as a trusted business partner,rather than just a business consultant. She is able to position and collaborate at both executive and operational levels and with other strategic business partners to deliver seamless business solutions and secure win-win results. She holds a strong track record for exceeding sales revenue and service objectives: some years 170%+

Career highlights and areas of significant accomplishments include:

  • Nominated for "National Users Group Award" for the most innovative design, application, & deployment of a network solution
  • Successfully managed accounts and led teams as a Disaster Recovery Specialist
  • Promoted after highlighted in regional corporate magazine (front page article) as "Model for Customer First" 
  • Produced first cutting-edge sale and installation of an integrated CRM (Customer Relationship Management) system using VOIP in Charleston, South Carolina
  • TWIN (Tribute to Women In Industry) Award:  Nominated by BellSouth to represent company for success & accomplishments as a female executive in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Earned "Top Achievers' Club" sales awards & "Perfect 10" customer satisfaction awards
  • Selected Toastmaster-Of-The-Year in recognition of “Exceptional Leadership” out of more than 1900 members statewide

Throughout Carol Ann's professional and academic careers, she has been known for her constant enthusiasm and positive attitude while also consistently striving for excellence. She is extremely resourceful, creative, and tenacious in achieving high performance to produce results.

She has won multiple awards for excelling in sales results, customer service, and management/leadership. Carol Ann also has an entrepreneurial spirit and an incredible drive. She started her own company when she was 22 years old.  Carol Ann also brings experience in retail and hospitality industries from early in her career.  Most recently, Carol Ann earned a Master of Business Administration from Charleston Southern University.  She also holds a Bachelors degree with an emphasis in Management and two Associate degrees in both Arts and Science.  During her academic career, Carol Ann consistently maintained a high GPA as an honor student.

Carol Ann was elected and served several years as Vice President of Public Relations in her Toastmasters Club and also as the the web and social media administrator.  She has earned speaking and leadership certifications, addressed large audiences, and has won several speaking contests.

Carol Ann was also appointed and served in the District 58 Toastmasters Executive Leadership as the (SC statewide) Public Relations Officer in 2011

She is married with two children, and has a passion for life-long learning, interior design, gardening, cooking, running, spirituality, fashion, writing, women's issues, cybernetics, and public speaking.

"I love to take an idea and bring it to life to make something purposeful and profitable out of it!"

Carol Ann

Carol Ann's Personality Profiles

DISC Profile:

Most: Persuader

Least: Persuader

Difference: Persuader

BarOn EQ  Top Scores:

Emotional Self Awareness

Assertiveness

Interpersonal Relationships

Problem Solving

Flexibility

Adaptability

Carol Ann's Natural Abilities & Strengths

STRENGTHS Finder 2.0 Profile:

1. Top Talent: Strategic

2. Top Talent: Achieving

3. Top Talent: Ideation

4. Top Talent: Communication

5 Top Talent: Input

Additional  Strengths:

  • Planning & Problem Solving
  • Successful Vision/Project Execution
  • Ability to Build In Succession
  • Results Driven/ Goal oriented - Balanced with People Skills
  • Pursuit of Excellence
  • Resourceful / Innovative
  • Collaborative / Highly Adaptive & Flexible
  • Business Intelligence Solution Selling
  • Public Relations
  • Partnership Negotiation
  • Dedicated To Life-Long Learning
  • Systems Oriented
  • Business/Political/Organizational Acumen
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