Results-proven professional with 16 years of sales/marketing and leadership positions, building record of success in developing marking campaigns, strategies, and solutions that generated a consistent revenue growth. Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with high-level personnel and employees. Non-traditional experience in the school yearbook and picture business. Corporately sales trained by the market leader in yearbooks. Leadership and education skills at the high school and professional level.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Public Relations, PhotographyNortheastern University － Boston, MA
Windows / Macintosh, Adobe Photoshop 7 - CC, InDesign, Pagemaker, MS Office Suite
Independent Sales RepresentativeAug 2011 to Current Jostens Yearbooks － Austin, TX
Managed and owned a $1.7M territory, which grew 44% in 6 years.
Have met long term sales plan for 5 years.
Completed a vigorous, 2-year business and sales training program; including Sandler techniques.
Utilized skills and maintained relationships to retain a 94% renewal rate.
Maintained close professional relationships with school administration, paraprofessionals and yearbook adviser.
Maintained a large prospect pipeline portfolio using salesforce.com.
Journalism TeacherAug 2007 to Jul 2011 Lakeview Centennial High School － Garland, TX.