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Professional Summary

23 years auto sales manager

10 years farmers insurance independent agent

10 years owner and manager world of color daycare

Worked as a manager for over 40 years I've trained others to sale and motivational speaker for over 10 years Sharp individual with team player attitude and well-honed skills in [Skill] and [Skill]. Known for successfully troubleshooting [Type] equipment and managing [Task]. Personable professional with fluency in [Language].

Work History
Kpmg - Manager
Herndon, VA, 04/2020 - 04/2020
  • Stayed up to date on changing product and service options to provide top-notch support to customers and employees.
  • Oversaw activities of [Number]-person team completing [Task] and [Task], disciplining and motivating employees to maximize performance.
  • Maximized resource utilization during [Type] projects to uphold strict budget targets.
  • Resolved escalated concerns using professionalism and understanding of all facets of issue.
  • Improved staffing during busy periods by creating employee schedules and monitoring call-outs.
  • Maintained professional demeanor by staying calm when addressing unhappy or angry customers.
  • Directed training and retraining of employees to boost performance and enhance business results.
  • Recruited and developed [Number] employees for [Type] department.
  • Evaluated employee performance on [Timeframe] basis and conveyed constructive feedback to improve skills.
  • Enhanced [Type] initiatives while managing effective marketing campaigns.
  • Devised new promotional approaches to boost customer numbers and market penetration while enhancing engagement and driving growth.
  • Negotiated manufacturing service agreements and quality standards.
  • Opened and closed location and monitored shift changes to uphold successful operations strategies and maximize business success.
  • Facilitated change management activities for department and staff of [Number] individuals.
  • Performed forecasting to identify necessary changes for supply chain business.
  • Spearheaded overhaul of company best practices, leading to significantly increased staff retention rates and top-ranking as industry leader.
  • Designed modern employee recognition program which boosted productivity and improved morale.
  • Drove year-over-year business growth while leading operations, strategic vision and long-range planning.
  • Reviewed established policies and procedures to take on temporary leadership positions, motivate employees and facilitate smooth [Type] operations.
  • Managed internal operational standards and productivity targets for [Area of expertise].
  • Reduced workflow inconsistencies by recruiting and hiring capable staff members.
  • Oversaw global product development and partner relationships, enabling footprint expansion into new markets.
  • Created, managed and executed business plan and communicated company vision and objectives to motivate teams.
  • Recognized [Type] areas needing improvement and implemented [Type] program, enhancing productivity [Number]%.
  • Supervised site investigations, reported issues and escalated those that required further assistance.
  • Planned and implemented team projects to accomplish objectives.
  • Explained services and products to customers in friendly and engaging way.
  • Reviewed financial accounts for accuracy and resolved discrepancies.
  • Conferred with customers each day to maintain current understanding of needs and preferences, resolve issues and promote brand loyalty.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
Paper Transport, Inc. - Owner
Pleasant Prairie, WI, 01/2001 - 12/2011

Insurance Sales Agent

  • Reduced personnel turnover and promoted employee development by recruiting team-oriented candidates and implementing new training practices.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by managing budgets, accounts and [Task].
  • Created and monitored [Type] promotional approaches to increase sales and profit levels [Number]%.
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels [Number]%.
  • Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries, maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Founded and managed [Type] business, growing international revenue from $[Amount] to $[Amount] in first year and to $[Amount] within [Number] years.
  • Reduced budgetary expenditures by effectively negotiating contracts for more advantageous terms.
  • Established, optimized and enforced business policies to maintain consistency and high-quality standards across [Industry] operations.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations.
  • Directed business operations for [Number]-employee company doing $[Amount] in yearly revenue.
  • Maximized efficiency by coaching and mentoring [Number] personnel on [Type] principles, industry practices, company procedures and [Software] system.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports with [Software] and [Software].
  • Developed improved records management systems for leases and contracts to improve timeliness of renewals.
  • Applied human resources expertise to optimize hiring, training and performance.
  • Oversaw and improved [Product or Service] deliveries worth more than $[Amount] per year through efficient coordination of [Action] and [Action].
  • Remained up-to-date on current [Product] trends and attended over [Number] tradeshows per year to view and purchase [Product] for resale.
  • Managed key accounts, including developing sales presentations and promotion initiatives to drive product sales and increase brand awareness.
  • Managed [Number] employees by supervising daily tasks.
  • Stayed current with market trends to determine optimal pricing of goods and services and to capitalize on emerging opportunities.
  • Cultivated forward-thinking, inclusive and performance-oriented business culture to lead industry in innovation and push progress.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Aligned branding initiatives and sales strategies with client goals.
  • Developed key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial business growth.
  • Trained and motivated [Number] employees to perform daily business functions, including [Task] and [Task].
  • Used knowledge of market trends to create value-added solutions resulting in [Number]% increase in revenues.
  • Directed successful turnaround, eliminating over $[Number] in debt within [Timeframe].
  • Input income and expense details into [Software] to track business finances and address variances.
  • Consulted with customers to assess needs and propose optimal [Product or Service] solutions.
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Conducted target market research to scope out industry competition and identify advantageous trends.
  • Maintained up-to-date administrative records to monitor operational conditions.
  • Exceeded sales goals by [Number]% through effective employee management.
  • Discovered areas of improvement by generating [Timeframe] operational and sales reports.
  • Monitored [Type] market conditions to set accurate product pricing and take advantage of emerging trends.
Hudl - Sales Manager
Lincoln, NE, 01/1996 - 12/2001


  • Developed innovative marketing campaigns to increase engagement with target demographic and drive brand exposure.
  • Monitored customer buying trends, market conditions and competitor actions to adjust strategies and achieve sales goals.
  • Developed value-added solutions and approaches by leveraging trends in customer marketplaces and industries.
  • Identified, hired and trained highly-qualified staff by teaching best practices, procedures and sales strategies.
  • Created effective strategies to target new markets after researching and analyzing competitor behavior.
  • Coached employees in successful selling methods and encouraged cross-selling to drive revenue.
  • Collaborated with internal teams and suppliers to evaluate costs against expected market price points and set structures to achieve profit targets.
  • Delivered engaging sales presentations to new clients, explaining technical information in simplified language to promote features and increase client base.
  • Monitored metrics and marketing investments to assess performance and implement continuous improvements.
  • Improved sales processes to streamline customer acquisition and onboarding strategies.
  • Exceeded regional annual sales target by [Number]%.
  • Handled all customer relations issues pleasantly, enabling quick resolution and client satisfaction.
  • Developed rapport with international suppliers and collaborated with factories to develop, design and select product for retail stores.
  • Increased sales volume by expanding product line to new retailers, including warehouse clubs and natural food chains.
  • Increased monthly gross sales from $[Number] to $[Number] and exceeded goals for sales, revenue and profit margins.
  • Grew market penetration and sales figures by leveraging supplier relationships and personally overseeing negotiations resulting in [Number]% revenue increase.
  • Developed strategic relationships with key suppliers and clients to foster profitable business initiatives.
  • Conducted research to target, engage and partner with suppliers, negotiating beneficial, cost-saving deals.
  • Reorganized and optimized leads management by implementing [Software] CRM solution.
  • Increased revenue by [Number]% by working closely with [Number] key vendors.
  • Negotiated business transfer worth $[Number] in gross annual income.
  • Organized promotional events and interacted with community to increase sales volume.
  • Pushed [Product or Service] revenue to new levels with more than $[Amount] in yearly sales.
  • Expanded product distribution by adding more than [Number] new distribution points in region, including convenience stores, distributors, retail supermarkets and food services.
  • Created and launched new online marketing strategies, resulting in [Number]% sales increase.
  • Drove sales conversion rates up [Number]% through effective [Action].
  • Identified opportunities for growth within [Location] territory and collaborated with sales teams to reach sales goal.
  • Increased regional market share [Number]% within [Number] months.
  • Reduced expenses by effectively negotiating contractor prices, terms and service agreements.
  • Monitored [Product] markets to map marketing initiatives and maximized customer outreach by enhancing overall brand strategy.
  • Brought in more than $[Amount] in sales in less than [Number] months.
  • Grew retail sales volume in assigned territory [Number]% through strategic budgeting and product promotion.
  • Held weekly meetings with [Job title]s to identify techniques to overcome sales obstacles.
  • Accomplished sales goals and boosted revenue by $[Number] through product knowledge and customer relationship management.
  • Reduced costs [Number]% through client and distributor price negotiations.
  • Developed international business relationships to drive business units abroad.
  • Initiated new sales and marketing plans for product roll-outs, including developing sales, distribution and media strategy.
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive salesperson training program.
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].
  • Resolved product issue through consumer testing.
(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Business planning
  • Negotiation
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Staff Management
  • Consulting
  • Financial ManagementR
  • Creative merchandising
North Carolina A & T State University Greensboro, NC Expected in 05/1978 Associate of Arts : Art Education - GPA :
Farmers University LA California, Expected in 03/2001 Associate of Arts : Insurance And Risk Management - GPA :

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School Attended
  • North Carolina A & T State University
  • Farmers University
Job Titles Held:
  • Manager
  • Owner
  • Sales Manager
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts