Zackary Milardo

Zackary Milardo

Director of Global Business Development

Work History

Work History
Jan 2013 - Present

Director of Global Business Development

K Laboratories

Responsibilities include:

Plan and direct the organization’s activities to achieve targets and standards for sales growth
• Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts for major retail store buyers in Canada & USA
• Develop and implement special sales drive or incentive programs (within budgets) as required to achieve planned / foretasted sales objective.
• Create effective sales & marketing strategies.
• Attend meetings, business conferences, industry trade shows as appropriate.
• Present professional PowerPoint sales proposals to clients
• Work closely with President to establish a cohesive marketing and branding program to aid in sales growth and customer retention / satisfaction.
• Enhance existing and establish new business relationships throughout the account organization and develop new strategic growth customers and channels
• Develop, build and enhance relations with major national retailers & distributors
• Participate in new product and accessories development initiative


Nov 2010 - Nov 2012

National Sales Manager

Danson Decor

National Sales Manager 

Danson Decor Inc. is a privately-held company headquartered in Montréal, Québec, Canada. In business for 75 years, Danson Decor is a market leader in the wholesale seasonal and home décor product industry with facilities in both North America and China operating as Danson Hong Kong Ltd.

Manage and direct a team of 25 sales representatives/ sales agents across USA & Canada .

Open new lines of growth and business development in USA & Canada.

Develop, build and enhance relations with major retail account Buyers. 

Develop Direct Import Business in USA.

Create effective sales & marketing strategies. 

Develop competencies and processes required to create an effective and efficient sales organization. Provide leadership through effective communication of vision, active coaching and development Attend meetings, industry trade shows as appropriate.

Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts for major retail store buyers in Canada & USA

Work closely with President to establish a cohesive marketing and branding program to aid in sales growth and customer retention / satisfaction.


  • Acquired several new large big box nationalaccountsin 2011 & 2012
  • Restructured and developed a new national sales team in 2011 which led to an overall increase of sales.
Sep 2004 - Oct 2010

Director of Business Development

Milardo Enterprises LLC

 Since September 15, 2004, Milardo Enterprises based in San Diego, Ca & with offices in Montreal, Canada,  has been engaged in contractual sales &  business development consulting for a variety of products and services both in the USA & Canada. Responsibilities included:

- Maintained effective knowledge of external market factors including competitive information in order to make educated account decisions and product recommendations

- Create long-term account strategies, including analysis of product, pricing, and consumer trends

- One on one training with sales representatives and managers                                    

- Implementing innovative effective marketing strategies                                                                              

- Created sales campaign that enabled ties with  new  national corporate accounts                          

- Organized International trade shows      

- Building effective and profitable sales teams                                                                            

- Maintained yearly sales budgets, and organized advertising campaigns nationally and regionally. 

Aug 1994 - Sep 2004


Preserved Interiors

Preserved Interiors is an established, reputable distributor of high quality preserved  interior palm trees and  plants providinghotels, casinos, restaurants, shopping malls, airports and many more commercial clients worldwide with innovative quality products and design. Worked primarily with architects, interior designers, national and International project planners & managers.

·Sold products in 14 countries

·Worked closely with our national & International distributors

·Demonstrated ability to self-direct and motivate, work in teams, and be flexible within a fast-paced and changing environment.·

· Proven track record of success working collaboratively with cross functional teams to develop and implement sales and marketing strategies

·Developed several professional brochures and company web site

·Oversaw and directed all sales & marketing materials

·Effectively managed a geographically distributed team facilitating communication from field personnel to headquarters to ensure optimal open streams of communication.

·Implemented a national advertising strategy

·Attended International Trade Shows

·Created press releases and television exposure for the products

Displayed award winning booth at national trade shows




 Gordon University

 Bachelor's Degree  /  Business Administration / Marketing.

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An upper-level management position in an executive capacity where leadership and management skills can be exercised to improve the firm’s expansion and long-term viability as a successful business.

I am looking for a long-term opportunity to apply my experience and skills to building and driving significant sales growth through implementation of effective sales and business strategies, marketing tools and programs, and enhanced product exposure.


Writing, Saxophone, Film & Television, Travel, Self-Development, e-commerce business, Hiking, Skiing, Snorkeling, Gardening, Health & Fitness, Meditation