Dynamic Award-Winning Marketing and Business Development
Accomplished executive with a proven ability to develop and implement strategies that support business and financial objectives. Creative campaign designs and business team management innovations. Demonstrated motivation in staff education and training programs, leading to improved client experiences and growth of ROI.
Exceptional Business Skills and Innovations
The following opportunities have been mine with previous employers:
Launched successful sales and marketing program to retain current clients, expand the client base, and publicize the company to international media and trade groups. Pioneered objectives, budgets and schedules for all campaigns.
Set sales records and earned bonuses. Received Victor Award from Sales & Marketing Executives International. Branding advisor to CEOs and mid-level managers. Enhanced stature of company founders by negotiating advertising and focused article placement in key industry publications.
Developed and perfected proprietary sales database and coordinated direct mail campaign. Public Relations specialist differentiating corporation from competitors. Grew sales by •••••% in one year.
Coordinated and designed advertising, company literature, consumer newsletters, trade shows presentations, web site business development, and sales literature. Integrated sales and marketing efforts to enhance client success.
Executive-level presentations to CEOs, corporate Presidents, national restaurant and retail chains, and small businesses.
Developed regional expansion for company into the Tulsa, Oklahoma, Springfield, Missouri, and Memphis, Tennessee markets.
Entrusted with daily operations, marketing, sales, as well as evaluation, selection and contracting of a web site designer. Developed and supervised fulfillment and customer retention programs.
Designed and implemented trade shows presentations. Coordinated national annual technical seminar attended by high-level industry professionals from major brands.
Hands-on Manager supervising the training of forty (•••••) employees and trusted with review, selection, hiring and firing of staff.
Branding and marketing expertise employing dynamic strategic and conceptual skills. Creative and reflective brainstorming and staff-inspiring management.
Outstanding Educational Background
Success Seminar, Little Rock, Arkansas. Attended national sales & marketing program.
IBI Forum, Los Angeles, California. Attended weeklong business development seminar designed to educate entrepreneurs in all phases of business development and operations.
Earned Masters hours in Gifted Education for the Little Rock School District conducted by their consultant through Arkansas Tech University.
Co-authored a curriculum guide Its Greek To Us focusing on Greek influence of American language, culture, law, literature, architecture and politics.
Mastered courses at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock leading to a Certification to Teach. Earned the ••••• Jerry H. Robbins Award for Outstanding Teacher of the Year as voted by the Education Department Faculty.
Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science & Pi Alpha Theta History Honor Societies.
Chancellors List. Grade point of ••••• while attending UALR.
Selected for Boston University School of Theology, Boston, Massachusetts. Student body Treasurer, ••••• Editor and writer for student newspaper, THEE PAPER.
Hendrix College: Conway, Arkansas.
Completed a B.A. with a major in Philosophy & Religion.
Supervising Sports Manager for basketball and track. Directed the work and schedules of other sports managers.
Celebrated Sports Writer for the student newspaper, the Profile.
Pre-Theology Club member.
Presented inter-disciplinary Senior Thesis. Honored by the college when Thesis was published and bound in the college library.
Gifted and Honors Teaching History
Twenty-four (•••••) years teaching exceptional students in six school districts:
Renton, Washington School District; Kent, Washington School District;
Richardson, Texas Schools; Kansas City Missouri Schools.
Taught English, World History, Civics, American History, Geography and Business Education in these districts.
Little Rock, Arkansas School District
Taught American History, Gifted American History, and Civics.
Sponsored the Law Club and arranged for prominent guest speakers for students interested in careers in public service and the legal system.
Co-authored and published a curriculum guide concerning evidence of the influence of Greek Culture on American language, literature, geographic place names, law, government, and architecture.
Taught in the Arkansas Enrichment for the Gifted in Summer (AEGIS) program.
Benton, Arkansas Schools
Inspired college-bound seniors and advanced placement sophomores in understanding Western Civilization and World History as it relates to our planet today.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications including Publisher, Power Point, Outlook, Excel, Access, Acrobat, Adobe Reader.
Expert use of Market Insight and other research tools.
Use Digital Camera, Front Page, Web Design tools, including Dreamweaver and Visio, Adobe •••••, Adobe CS, PhotoShop & Illustrator, In Design, Document Imaging, Video Composting, Arcsoft 3D Design, Quick Time, Projection multi-media and video presentations, etc.
Read and stay current on business development and marketing design literature.
I have worked in a retail environment during my career, including service to Dillards, Macys, Brookstone Stores, United Artist Theaters (Management), IKEA, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Michaels MJ Design and sales of electronics and IT services.
Marketing, business development, creative, trade shows, consulting