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May 2011Present

Sales Manager

Aaron's Sales

Promoted to oversee startup and daily operations for Aaron’s following superior-rated performance as a manager trainee in the # 6 ranked-store in the Great Lakes Region. Manage an employee, big-box location; direct all departments (electronics, furniture and seasonal landscaping equipment); enforce sound merchandising and loss control strategies; execute corporate programs, promotions and policies; and drive optimal customer satisfaction, associate productivity and P&L results.

Jan 2010Present

Allied Health Instructor

Illinois Adjunct Faculty

Accomplished and innovativepost-secondary educator with proven ability to create interesting and informative lectures and seminars. Able to use multi-media and present to a diverse healthcare professional environment. Cited by administration and colleagues for compassion and caring educating methods. Years of experience in healthcare and university education. Master’s degree in Kinesiology.


·      Natural Sciences

·      Biomedical and Health Information Sciences

·      Disability and Human Development

·      Kinesiology and Nutrition

·      Physical Therapy

·      Exercise Physiology

·      Strength and Conditioning

·      Nursing


Adjunct Faculty, University of Phoenix, Schaumburg, IL

Adjunct Faculty, Rasmussen College, Aurora, IL

Adjunct Faculty, ITT-Technical Institute, Merrillville, IN

Adjunct Faculty, City Colleges of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Aug 2007Dec 2009

Regional Sales Manager

RyMed Technologies

Award winning regional sales and marketing manager of vascular access systems equipment for prohibiting catheter related bloodstream infections in hospital operating rooms, intensive care units, surgical areas, medical imaging, cancer centers, pharmacies and nursing homes. Customers included: Epidemiologists, Oncologists, Vascular Access Team, Anthesiologists, Surgeons, ICU Nurses, Clinical Pharmacists, and Corporate Management. Also, directed group purchasing organizations with hospital contracts, developing revenue protocols with Risk Management, managing hospitals’ product review boards and clinical nursing education staff with catheter care management skills, and selling messages for networking institutions, assisted East Division Manager with annual company meetings, and administrative reports.

§Received Corporate Compliance Award in 2008 and 2009 for Outstanding Customer Service

§Recognized as Top Representative in the Midwest region in December 2008

§Earned the Sales Excellence Award in 2008 for strong results. Ranked #1 out of 25 Representatives in 2008 (116% quota)

§Earned President’s Club Award in 2008

§Ranked number 1 out of 10 in my region in 2009

Aug 2006Aug 2007

Orthopedic Sales Representative

Dynasplint Systems, Inc.

Successfully promoted and sold dynamic splinting devices for patients with joint stiffness and limited range of motion following orthopedic reconstruction and implant surgery. Customers included: Orthopedic surgeons, Physical Therapists, and Podiatrists. Facilitated weekly continuing education seminars to orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and physiologists. Provided technical instruction in hospital and clinical settings to OR Surgeons and staff before and after surgical procedures. Assisted with reimbursement issues including workman’s compensation and self-pay groups in an effort to get coverage for devices.

§Ranked #3 out of 103 Sales Representatives in 2007, (168.8% to quota).Grew territory from $1.2 million to $2.0 million

§Ranked #1 out of 25 Sales Representatives in territory 2007, (226% to quota).Grew territory from $175,000 to $425,000

§Converted over $525,000 in annual business (M&M Orthopedics and Hinsdale Orthopedics) to dynamic splinting devices

Aug 2003Aug 2006

Cardiopulmonary Physiotherapist

Saint James Hospital and Health Centers

Facilitated both pre and post open heart surgery procedures and programs to patients. Directed a team offive cardiopulmonary rehabilitation nurses and 10 fitness specialists with programs and post-graduate courses that focused on lifestyle management through proper dietary intake, annual physicals, home exercise program and wellness center fitness classes. Integrated the return to real world experiences and practices such as activities of daily living, job specific training and recreation to create more effective healthcare education teaching and learning practices in an effort to develop life-long participants who possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to make significant contributions to their health, their professional and personal interests and their community.


Aug 2001May 2003

Master of Science

University of Illinois at Chicago


Managerial Leadership
Staff Development & Retention
Sales Team Training & Management
Healthcare Sales Management


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