Karen Lynn Ragsdale

Karen Lynn Ragsdale

Summary

Bottom-line

  • I work to accomplish and contribute not simply to earn a living.
  • I collaborate and communicate to enhance production and sustain accomplishments.
  • I innovate, connect and create to inspire the accomplishments of others. I make contributions that matter for the next generation of economic prosperity.

 Headlines

¨Competent degreed professional with over 10 years of experience¨Extensive communications training and practice – written and oral excellence

¨Proficient and engaging participant-centered learning and public speaking style

¨Veracious appetite for learning and self-directed research and analysis

¨Right Brain dominant – Creative; Verbal; Dynamic; Innovative; Change agent

¨Passionate about new marketing; efficiency; talent development; customer experience

¨Proficient Computer skills – Word, Excel; Powerpoint; Publisher; AS400; Goldmine

Underlines

¨Founded and directed innovative training program for mentally ill children and their families; that grew by 300% over a three year period. (Non-Profit)

¨Responsible for extensive program expansion over a three year period , from 300 billable service hours to over 30,000 hours per month; from 1 to 5 sites.

¨Leadership skills increase sales performance by 33% within a two year period.

¨Automated 32% of standard job tasks resulting in a 45% increase in productivity.

¨Completed contract/signature project resulting in 100% increased legal security and re-negotiated 20% of contracts to fair market value resulting in $9000 per mo savings. (Business Training Industry)

¨Directed daily operations for fast-paced, customer-focused department with six figure revenues (Hospitality Industry).

I invite you to consider hiring me to play the lead role of creator because that is my strength.When I play to that strength I accomplish extraordinary things.Here are two examples.

I am a creative catalyst. My training comes from a mix of university education, employment, entrepreneurial ventures and mentoring with renown trainers and business leaders. My mission is to help you rekindle your passion for life by helping you identify new value in your life and in the work you do in the world.

Career Snapshot

    ¨Roofing Consultant (Sales); All Pro Roofing 2009 - present

    ¨Training Consultant (Sales);  RUCEC, Inc. 2005 - 2009

    ¨Program Director (Vendor Contracts); RUCEC, Inc.  2002 - 2005 (promoted)

    ¨Banquet Manager;  Wyndham Garden Hotel 1999 - 2002

    ¨Asst. Director / Curriculum Developer;  Youth Ministry UCOP  1998 -1999

    ¨Life Skills Trainer, Girls To Women (Contract Position) 1998 -1999

    ¨Challeger Director/Founder/Trainer, CCMHC  1993 - 1998

    ¨Certified Sales Professional; Training Completed 2007

    ¨Customer Service Trainer - Train the Trainer Completed 2006

    ¨Certified Ropes Course Instructor; Training Completed 1999

    ¨Awarded Most Outstanding Program; by KTRS 1995

Work History

Work History
Nov 2002 - Nov 2008

Training Consultant

RUCEC, Inc (National Seminars Group)

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Excel