Ryan Simms

  • Denver US-CO


I have more than eleven years of experience working for industry leaders in sales, technology and finance.Strengths include building successful strategic relationships, driving business successes and achieving long and short-term business goals and objectives.Proven ability to develop and implement new projects and technologies that deliver business value.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Performed essential role in growing sales from 2 million to 20 million in 4 years for Netelligent Corporation
  • Contributed as a member of the senior management team
  • Migrated accounting system from Quickbooks to an integrated business accounting and management system that included MSFT Great Plains/Dynamics 10.0
  • Secured substantial lines of credit for business operations
  • Responsible for all financial systems, operations, reports and management
  • Performed essential role in both long and short term business strategies
  • Exceeded multi-million dollar sales quota for Cisco systems
  • Successfully managed accounts in different vertical markets including education, healthcare and commercial
  • Built strategic relationships with customers which empowered their success, mobilized Cisco resources and effectively positioned resources within the accounts to support future growth

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2008 - Aug 2009

World Traveler


Planned, financed and budgeted a year of travel around the world with my wife to over 17 countries.

Jun 2004 - Aug 2008

Director of Operations

Netelligent Corporation

Responsibilities and successes included:         

  • Increased staff from 3 employees in 2004 to 35 employees in 2008
  • Essential role in growing sales from 2 million in 2004 to 20 million in 2008
  • Migrated accounting system to a business system that integrated the entire supply chain using MSFT GP 10.0, Tenrox (service tracking) and FRX.
  • Introduced and managed monthly budget tracking and forecasting which included executive reporting, management objectives and budget variances.
Jan 2000 - Jan 2004

Account Manager

Cisco Systems

Responsibilities and successes included:

  • Management and sales across all Cisco technology platforms including security, IP telephony, routing, switching and wireless technologies
  • Increased territory sales to over 2.5 million in product sales
  • Developed partners to be Cisco centric and positioned for future growth
  • Mobilized and positioned Cisco resources in accounts effectively, resulting in business successes
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

Staff Accountant, Assurance Services


Responsibilities and successes included:

  • Conducted audit functions, compliance and financial analysis for clients
  • Reviewed client processes and procedures
  • Managed internal control and testing procedures
  • Assessed multiple TCI head end sites for "Year 2000 Compliance"
  • Audited and analyzed multiple client reports



Cisco Systems

Elite management training program, postgraduate course in business acumen and Cisco technologies.

1993 - 1998

Bachelor of Science

Gonzaga University - School of Business Administration