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David E. Pennington

"Good customers are hard to find and easy to lose!"


Experienced business professional with a broad range who has pioneered several corporate, managerial and leadership campaigns, and entrepreneurial skills,in directing several highly successful turn-around and product launch campaigns through key national account development and establishing strategic partnerships.Broad background in developing targeted regional and national marketing campaigns, through both distributor, dealer and direct to consumer sales.

  • Outstanding success in building key relationships with corporate decision makers, establishing program growth, high profit accounts, with excellent long term levels of retention.
  • Creative team builder, with track record that demonstrates self-motivation, leadership skills, creativity and initiative to achieve both personal and corporate goals.


Key Account Development  Product & Market Launch 

Strategic Partner Relations Sales & Training ProgramsProduct Branding Market Development 

Seminars & Trade Presentations Quality Assurance Programs Training Development Programs  Customer Relationship Programs                                     

Production Specialist - - - Caterpillar, Inc. - - - Pontiac, IL Working with diesel fuel injector tool operators, assisted in new quality and production procedures to meet ISO2000 standards. Developed new procedures to incorporate quality control and efficiency processes.

·Increased fuel injector production by16%, quality compliance by 24% in 6 months.

Alternative Education Instructor - - - Illinois State University - - - Normal, IL Taught high school disadvantaged and drop-out students in developing and guiding personal growth paths.

·Achieved 90% graduation rate— with 14% advancing to college enrollment.

Vocational Education Instructor - - - Sandwich School District - - - Sandwich, IL Assisted in planning and development of $6million dollar award-winning Area Vo-Tech Center servicing 11 area school districts, including aviation, automotive, medical/day care, food technology and job training programs.

·As Agriculture Education Instructor developed new adult education programs, including new agronomy field production test plots.

·Established new Adult Advisory Council and Department Alumni Chapter, receiving numerous state and national recognition awards.

____________________________________________________________________________"David is a dynamic individual possessing unique qualifications and determination to excel. With his distinguished credentials in business and training program development, combined with his stellar achievements, David is one of the top trainers and educators I've had the pleasure to have known." Floyd Holt, 2006 Inductee National Educator Hall of Fame, Hyde Park, NY "David is a positive thinking, creative and contributing person. He was a tremendous asset to our district in the planning of our Indian Valley Area Technical Center. I would give him an unqualified recommendation. David would be my 'first choice' staff member." David Graf, 1969 National Teacher of the Year, Sandwich, IL____________________________________________________________________________




Market & Product Development
    Key Account Development        Product Launch Programs                  Brand & Market Development                Product & Sales Training          Quality Assurance Programs              University Relations          Field Production & Testing       Seminar & Trade Presentations          Public Relations/Communications Agricultural Real Estate            Commercial/Residential Real Estate  

Work experience

Sep 2008Mar 2009

Sales & Marketing Specialist

Climate Control Services, Inc.



University of Illinois