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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Self-motivated professional successful in seizing viable opportunities for expansion and innovation in [Type] industry. Offering [Number]-year background in increasing profits, reducing costs and transforming customer service standards through [Action] and [Action]. Experienced in leading and supervising team of [Number] employees. Results-oriented Founder of [Company] with demonstrated success in startup operations. Strategic, decisive and motivated business leader. Ambitious [Type] Founder motivated to fill need in [Industry] with innovative approaches. Successful history leading all aspects of operations while increasing customers, revenue and staff. Offering [Number] years of progressive business experience. Versatile business leader bringing [Number] years of experience as accomplished [Job Title]. Strategic problem solver, change manager and visionary executive with success implementing plans to meet current and future needs. Key expertise in [Industry]. Dedicated executive with [Number]-year progressive career in [Industry]. Visionary leader with proven track record of driving organizational turnaround and change management. Forward-thinking and proactive with achievements across sales, marketing, advertising and executive management. Detail-oriented [Job Title] with [Number] years of experience in [Industry]. Proven ability to build relationships and maintain partnerships with top accounts to increase overall productivity and grow profit channels. Expands network connections by effectively determining and meeting customer needs, implementing price models and optimizing inventory control procedures.

Skills
  • Produced over 10 million dollars in pipeline opportunities in one year.
  • Achieved 15% increase in territory profitability by securing Fortune 500 and larger accounts.
  • Acquired and worked with 2,500+ new clients over nearly 14-year period.
  • Increased website traffic by 700%+ through championing creation of new site with emphasis on SEO solutions.
  • Sold, branded, and managed diverse accounts such as Bank of America, Chobani Greek Yogurt, Lexis/Nexus Legal Software, Walgreens, Motorola, UPS, FedEx, Fifth Third Bank, Bank of America , and Sam's Club.
  • ACT!, Motorola
  • Adobe Acrobat, New business development
  • Photo, Page 3
  • Photoshop, Personnel
  • Agency, Photographer
  • Audio, Presentations
  • Benefits, Pricing
  • Branding, Producer
  • Budget, Profit
  • Com, Project management
  • Hardware, Promotional materials
  • Consulting, Quality
  • Contracts, Real Estate
  • Client, Receiving
  • Clients, Selling
  • Email, Sales
  • Event planner, Search engine optimization
  • Focus, Shipping
  • Gold Mine, Strategic
  • Graphic arts, Unique
  • Graphics, Video
  • Graphic, Website
  • Greek
  • Illustrator
  • Legal
  • Lexis
  • Director
  • Marketing
  • Mentor
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Publisher
  • Word
  • Sales
  • Sales
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Due Diligence
  • Digital Sales
  • Broadcast Industry Knowledge
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Business Development
  • Staff Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business planning
  • Operations management
  • Financial Management
  • Negotiation
  • Revenue Generation
  • Consulting
  • Financial administration
  • Contract Management
  • Budgeting
  • Customer acquisition
  • Business analysis
  • Business Administration
  • Project Management
  • Program oversight
  • Cash Management
  • Team building
  • Time management
  • Training
  • Research
  • Customer Service
  • Database Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Quality Assurance
Work History
01/2014 to Current
Founder and Chief Executive Officer Syneos Health, Inc Peoria, IL,
  • Distributor exhibit/display, graphic arts, production, and event company.
  • Built business from ground up; branded, sold, and distributed private label tradeshow displays.
  • Coordinated marketing and branding strategies, including tradeshows, collateral, graphic designs, billboards, promotional materials, and event sponsorship for Fortune 500 clients.
  • Promoted, devised pricing for, and distributed goods and services based on client needs.
  • Brand tradeshow and event displays for use in indoor/outdoor environments.
  • Directed exhibit and display design, point of purchase, environment engineering, manufacturing, installation, dismantlement, trafficking, shipping, receiving, and storage.
  • Maintaining total P&L accountability.
  • Maintain relationship with clients as well as lead account teams throughout sales cycle.
  • Mentor sales professionals in all facets of experiential marketing.
  • Oversee project management teams comprised of 30 staff.
  • Deliver presentations to internal client stakeholders, with emphasis on strategic taglines, bullet points, and correspondence to support clients' marketing goals.
01/2011 to 01/2013
Director of National Accounts GALLO CUSTOM DISPLAYS AND EVENT CORPORATION City, STATE,
  • Designer and manufacturer of custom museums, exhibits, events, displays, and mobile marketing.
  • Initially hired to develop territories, launch showrooms, and train management teams, and then transitioned to focus on selling to global Fortune 500 and larger companies.
  • Promote nationwide sale of exhibition displays for tradeshows, lobbies, corporate branding locations, museums, and outdoor signage.
  • Drive new business development through client discovery and acquisition.
  • Maintain relationship with clients as well as lead account teams throughout sales cycle.
  • Mentor sales professionals in all facets of experiential marketing.
  • Oversee project management teams comprised of 30 staff.
  • Deliver presentations to internal client stakeholders, with emphasis on strategic taglines, bullet points, and correspondence to support clients' marketing goals.
  • Multi-million dollar producer in new product and annuity accounts in 1 year through proactive prospecting and matching clients with appropriate solutions.
  • Increased territory profitability by approximately 10-15% through focus on acquiring Fortune 500 and larger accounts.
  • Negotiated $500K contract with LaSalle Bank/Bank of America for exhibits and graphics.
  • Secured accounts by fostering trust with clients, showcasing expertise in exhibit/environment design, and delivering solutions that meet marketing and budget goals.
  • Expertly won accounts from competitors through demonstrating cost and quality benefits as well as creating non-disclosure agreements and confidentiality contracts to protect clients and their customers.
01/1996 to 01/2009
Founder and Chief Executive Officer PRODUCTIVE DISPLAYS, INC City, STATE,
  • Former leading exhibit/display, graphic arts, production, and manufacturing company which generated multimillion-dollar revenues and employed 20 staff.
  • Built business from ground up; branded, sold, and distributed private label tradeshow displays.
  • Coordinated marketing and branding strategies, including tradeshows, collateral, graphic designs, billboards, promotional materials, and event sponsorship for Fortune 500 clients.
  • Promoted, devised pricing for, and distributed goods and services based on client needs.
  • Imported, manufactured, and branded tradeshow and event displays for use in indoor/outdoor environments.
  • Directed exhibit and display design, engineering, manufacturing, installation, dismantlement, trafficking, shipping, receiving, and storage.
  • Hired, trained, and led account executives, graphic designers, and production personnel.
  • Maintained total P&L accountability.
  • Achieved 10% sales increase annually by effectively marketing products and services to variety of clients.
  • Fueled dramatic revenue increases and boosted website traffic by 700% through creating new promotional site for Productive Displays, focusing on pay-per-click, search engine optimization (SEO), link sharing, and marketwire solutions.
  • Realized less than 1% product defect rate for every product and service sold under Productive Displays brand.
  • Secured and interfaced with more than 2,500 new clients over nearly 14-year period.
  • Cultivated and implemented email marketing campaign that was disseminated to 10,000+ registered recipients every 3 weeks and prompted 1% response rate.
  • Functioned as major distributor of Abex Display Systems; other key manufacturers included Classic Exhibits, Orbus, Optima Graphics, Moss, Exponents, and Laarhoven.
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  • Earned Distributor of the Year designation in Midwest territory for 8 consecutive years from various manufacturers.
  • Fostered strategic relationships with 70+ unique audio/video, large format printing, exhibit hardware, stock photo agency, photographer, and event planner vendors.
  • After 14 years of success, sold business for profit to consulting company.
  • Career Note: Previously served as Director of Marketing for Gamma Photo Labs, Midwest Territory Manager for Skyline Displays & Graphics, Corporate Account Executive for Southwestern Bell, and Corporate Account Executive for Pacific Telesis.
Education
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Business Management
University of Phoenix - ,
GPA:
GPA: 3.28, Residential and Commercial Real Estate Broker's License, North Carolina
Expected in
Certified in Short Sale, Foreclosure, and REO (SFR) Properties Accredited Buyers Agent Certification for SFR Charlotte Area Chamber of Commerce, Member Technical Proficiencies: Sales Force; ACT!; Gold Mine; Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator and Photoshop; Microsoft Office Suite which includes Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook:
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GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Offer 22+ years of management experience spanning sales, marketing, client relations, and business development.
  • Creative visionary who identifies client needs and delivers customized solutions that drive ROI.
  • Proactively seek out and acquire diverse, global clients.
  • Confidently build and leverage C-level client relationships to fuel business development.
  • Expertise:.
  • Sales and Marketing.
  • Corporate Branding.
  • Account Management.
  • Business Development.
  • Relationship Management.
  • Territory Development.
  • C-Level Presentations.
  • Team Leadership.
  • P&L Management.

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
  • Director of National Accounts
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Certified in Short Sale, Foreclosure, and REO (SFR) Properties Accredited Buyers Agent Certification for SFR Charlotte Area Chamber of Commerce, Member Technical Proficiencies: Sales Force; ACT!; Gold Mine; Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator and Photoshop; Microsoft Office Suite which includes Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook

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