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Summary

Dedicated, hard working, employee looking for the opportunity to utilize my years of experience in sales, training and management to be a key person in the growth and success of my company.

Work experience

1998Present

Training Specialist

  • Primary Finance & Insurance Trainer
  • Developed and authored "Private Label" training programs
  • Rewrote and edited nearly all training materials to ensure relevance
  • Conducted over 150 training schools for hundreds of attendees, with "money back guaranty" 
  • Performed one on one training for Finance & Insurance, Sales Management, & Sales Associates
  • Conducted sales workshops annually at RVDA (Recreational Vehicle Dealers Association) convention to large groups
  • Named "Trainer of the Year" in 2005 and 2008
19931997

Vice President

  • Vice President of American Modern Life Insurance Company
  • Started building Life company that had been dormant for 30 years
  • Recruited and hired entire staff
  • Authored all sales and marketing pieces
  • Developed proposals and processes
  • Wrote four separate sales training programs
  • Grew Life company from zero to 16 million in annual premium in three years
19851993

Vice President/Agency Sales

  • Credit Life Insurance Company (Subsidiary)
    • Created and developed the sales training department 
    • Authored six sales training programs
    • Managed sales force responsible for generating credit insurance portfolio through national agency network
    • Grew agency premium volume from forty seven million to fifty eight million in two years
19801985

District Manager/ F&I School trainer/ National GMPP Trainer

Motors Insurance Co. (GMAC)
  • District Manager for two years in Chicago
    • Called on Auto dealers selling service contracts, credit insurance, and various other after market products
    • Named "Salesperson of the Year"
  • Promoted to Finance & Insurance Trainer
    • Trained staff succesfully
    • Conducted F & I schools & trained hundreds of attendees across the U.S. & Canada
  • Promoted to National GMPP Trainer
    • Conducted one day GMPP seminars for thousands of attendees across all of North America.

Education

Sep 1972May 1976

B.S.

Western Illinois University

Certifications

Numerous Other Training Classes

List upon request

Association of Finance and Insurance Professionals (AFIP)

Certified