founder resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Goal-driven, strategic leader and decisive business professional brings track record of success in marketing companies. Outstanding background managing multiple products from ideation to market launch and profitable monetization. Strong entrepreneurial spirit, open mind and willingness to take on new challenge that requires patience and perseverance.

Dedicated Founder with experience leading diverse areas of operations. Grows business customer base, revenue and staff. Visionary professional successful at developing new approaches to fill business and market needs.

Customer-oriented, strategic-thinking operations and sales professional with over 15 years of experience in building relationships, cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts and growing profit channels. Multi-tasking and self-motivated leader with expertise on expanding network connections, persuasively introducing products, implementing pricing models, inventory control and projections, turnaround management, territory development and revealing customer needs to deliver solutions.

  • Project Management
  • Revenue development
  • Talent acquisition
  • Defining company vision
  • Marketing expertise
  • Industry partnership development
  • Planning and coordination
  • Strategic business planning
  • Executive leadership
  • New business development
  • Team building and leadership
  • Employee coaching
  • Financial leadership
  • Brand management
  • Critical thinking
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Project planning
  • Sales tracking
  • Product and service management
  • Sales operations
  • Communication and engagement techniques
  • Sales presentations
  • Brand-building strategies
  • Consultative sales
  • Rapport and relationship building
  • Product knowledge
  • Sales and market development
  • Established track record of exceptional sales results
  • Resolution-oriented
  • Exceptional multi-tasker
  • HR and payroll
  • Developed successful strategies and goals to penetrate new territories by assessing competitor offerings and approaches.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Marketing strategy
  • Compelling leadership skills
  • Superb time management
  • Business Planning
  • Promotional sales events
  • Market intelligence
  • Energetic
  • Social media savvy
  • Negotiations expert and strong deal closer
  • Service-driven sales
  • Sales process
  • Prospecting skills
  • Team oversight
  • Recruiting and hiring
  • Continuous improvements
04/2020 to Current
Founder Herman Miller, Inc. Chicago, IL,
  • Exceeded sales and profit goals by supervising marketing and planning activities.
  • Developed and implemented digital marketing plans to incorporate SEO, social media platforms and video campaigns.
  • Strengthened product branding initiatives by developing communication campaigns, promotional materials, and market intelligence for social media to maximize outreach.
  • Collaborated with sales, service, finance and logistics departments to influence critical business growth outcomes.
  • Generated monthly performance metrics and analytical reports, reviewing and communicating marketing campaign successes to clients.
  • Led staff on promotions development, sales analysis and creative services.
  • Leveraged industry trends and competitive analysis to improve marketing campaign performance.
  • Cultivated customer and distributor rapport to increase retention rates and drive goal achievement.
  • Fostered sponsorships with related and partnering entities to enhance marketing objectives.
  • Secured branded product sales, driving national marketing strategies to maximize outreach.
  • Managed company operations with responsibility for profit and loss, scheduling, training and inventory control.
  • Conducted performance reviews providing coaching and feedback to benefit both company and employee.
  • Improved morale and management communication by creating employee recognition and rewards practices.
  • Recruited, hired and trained crew members on application of projects, customer relations and customer service.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to recommend corrective actions and improvements.
  • Established organizational vision and developed strategies to achieve sales and customer service goals.
  • Cultivated and maintained industry relationships and customer partnerships to capitalize on opportunities and maximize business success.
  • Led startup and opening of business and provided business development, creation of operational procedures and workflow planning.
03/2018 to Current
Regional Sales Director First Midwest Bank Blue Island, IL,
  • Collected debt information about clients by contacting banks, credit services and credit bureaus to determine meeting financial obligations.
  • Identified valuable solutions for customers with credit problems.
  • Reviewed customer financial data to ascertain level of risk involved for extending credit.
  • Requested financial documents from customers.
  • Worked closely with both customers and sales team to reconcile accounts and oversee payment negotiation.
  • Developed comprehensive understanding of financial statements, enhancing opportunities to assess risk.
  • Assessed customer credit files regularly to review receivables.
  • Conducted credit reviews on corporations to assess financial conditions.
  • Monitored and maintained compliance with internal controls and government regulations.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
02/2013 to Current
Grooming Business Owner Nessa's Affordable Grooming City, STATE,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision making.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
  • Directed implementation of strategic business plans to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Leveraged social media to expand market reach and facilitate sales agent recruitment.
  • Maintained functional and orderly building areas to deliver professional appeal to customers.
05/2018 to 11/2019
Branch Manager Rex And Friends Dog Wash City, STATE,
  • Built strong rapport with new and existing clients to better serve financial needs and promote branch loyalty.
  • Increased efficiency and drove branch revenue by optimizing daily operations.
  • Designed sales and service strategies to improve revenue and retention.
  • Developed and maintained client rapport to meet financial service needs and drive branch loyalty.
  • Boosted customer base, acquiring new customers and identifying needs to deliver relevant products.
  • Networked within communities to identify and capitalize on business opportunities.
  • Articulated growth objectives and operating plans.
  • Developed annual branch business plan for maximum profitability and effectiveness.
  • Established budgets and strategic business plans for daily operations.
  • Enhanced financial performance metrics by networking to create successful and sustainable relationships.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2000 to to
High School Diploma:
Woodbridge High School - Woodbridge, VA

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  • Woodbridge High School

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  • Regional Sales Director
  • Grooming Business Owner
  • Branch Manager


  • High School Diploma

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