Persuasive communicator with over 15 years experience as a sales and marketing manager in a
national organization. Business development expert and creative project manager with record of
success in leadership, employee engagement and progressive thinking.
Strategies & Campaigns
Territory Startup &
Training & Development
of Training Materials
Collateral & Support
New Product Launch
OwnerNov 2013 to Current Oil & Ash Soap Company － Milwaukee, WI
Responsible for all aspects of business development, marketing, inventory management,
account acquisition, product manufacturing and distribution.
Owner And OperatorMar 2013 to Current Dog Lounge － Libertyville, IL
Planning and Strategy
Marketing and Sales
Hiring and Employ Staff
National Sales DirectorNov 2010 to Jul 2012 DISH Network － Denver, CO
75% travel position responsible for identifying sales and marketing opportunities for external clients and creative methods of business growth
National Territory Sales Team of 100+ Sales Representatives
Prospected 48 state region identifying new business opportunities and developed comprehensive on boarding program for clients responsible for 1.2 million subscribers
Created quality assurance initiative for Top 60 National Sales Partners who carried 80% of national sales quota. This resulted in a 30% drop in consumer complaints and lead to DISH winning #1 in Customer Satisfaction.
Collaborated with VP and Executive team to develop sales strategies, marketing spend and branding programs for 855 National Accounts, 3000+ independent business owners and 5 Distributor accounts
Developed and owned internal new hire on boarding program for 220 employees of the Indirect Sales team, responsible for 4000 accounts and 1.2 million in yearly subscribers
Partnered with 15 vendors and promotional partners to establish co branding events, sales education initiatives an ancillary business
Communicated company vision and sale strategy through numerous team meetings and executive briefings; Formulated budget and negotiate with vendors and corporate sponsors to hold impactful yet cost effective events
Regional Sales ManagerSep 2003 to Nov 2010 DISH Network － Denver, CO
Partnered with leadership of key accounts to achieve 120% Gross Subscriber Activation
goals and marketing spend for the Central Region for 12 consecutive quarters 2005-2007
productive relationships with leadership of assigned accounts to achieve Gross
Subscriber Activation Goals for Alliance Partners, OE Retailers and National
and maintain momentum behind the internal Tool Kit to provide a consistent and
uniform set of tools
implemented and maintained Quality Assurance Initiative for OE Retailers by
working cross functionally throughout multiple organizations
performance metrics for field organization by implementing National assessments
on a monthly basis along with activity report
vision and strategy through multiple regional meetings, management deep dives,
regular conference calls and on-going field evaluation
Produced and distributed employee newsletter to 175 employees of Field Sales
Organization to unify sales team and recognize key performer
Collaborated with VP of Sales to develop and implement National Recognition program
for 165 person sales team, producing 850K sales per year
Promoted 30% of team members in 6 years of sales management
Regional Sales Account ExecutiveJan 2001 to Jan 2003 DISH Network － Denver, CO
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts, CommunicationsUniversity of Wisconsin-Parkside － Kenosha, WICommunications
Thick-skinned and flexible, I thrive in complex environments and enjoy leaning into discomfort.
I have a passion for human connection and the innate ability to understand and connect with people across diverse backgrounds and career fields.
Over 15 years in sales has taught me that humor is an important attribute in business, I use it to diffuse conflicts and unite decision makers.