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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
••••• Years Experience
Business & Marketing Development, Start-Up Ventures, Branding, Sales Strategies, Visual Communications, Finance & Growth Strategies
Successfully launched many start-up consumer branded products in to the sporting goods industry, namely inline skating and soft-goods.
Successfully managed startup ventures and grown to profitable, viable business entities, with a keen eye for guerilla marketing and associated skills with finance and sound profitable business practices.
Sharp eye for creating new products, visual communications.
Excellent organizational skills and work ethic.
Excellent ability to see market needs, and to create, brand, & market products to fill those needs.
High level skill in creating very effective print advertising campaigns.
Excellent writing & verbal communications skills
April ••••• Mothership Distribution, Inc. Tacoma, WA
Director of Marketing
Launched start-up rollerblade wheel brand and associated soft goods/clothing line in April of •••••
Built brand awareness in the sporting goods industry/inline skate market with distribution in the USA, Europe, South America, Australia, and Asia.
Successfully implemented exit strategy via sale of corporation to publicly held entity First Team Sports (former ticker FTSP) formerly based in Anoka Minnesota.
Art Director for all brands and products, and assisted with all graphic design & art direction.
Grew annual sales from $•••••k to $2m, with a •••••% gross margin.
Jan ••••• Stanbrooke Custom Homes Puyallup, WA
Director of Marketing & Sales
Managed all marketing & sales aspects of a residential scattered lot home building company.
Grew Stanbrooke Custom Homes from $•••••k in annual revenues to $••••• million in ••••• Ranked #6 out of ••••• Fastest Growing Private Companies in Washington State for ••••• (according to the Puget Sound Business Journal)
Primary responsibilities included creation of formal marketing plan, marketing strategies, art direction of sales collateral, web site, flyers, post-card mailers, and management of 6 person sales staff.
Advanced level of skill with:
Web Marketing & Sales
Online Shopping Cart Systems
Graphic Design Software: Adobe CS2 / Photoshop / Illustrator / In-Design / Dreamweaver
Office Productivity Software: MS Word / Excel / Powerpoint / Outlook
Spending time with my wife and children, motorcycle sport-touring, hiking/backpacking, snowboarding, DJing parties, music: jazz, blues, rockabilly, & swing dancing.
To secure a position in middle management, or executive level marketing or as a director of marke...