Dynamic marketing professional with more than 15 years in the sales and marketing industries. Creative and innovative team player with strong interpersonal skills. Returning to work after taking time off to raise children.
Excellent communication skills
Social media savvy
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbal communicator
Enthusiastic team player
President of Parent Teacher Association June 2011 to February 2013Caroline Street School － Saratoga Springs, NY
Responsible for the coordination of efforts of parents and teachers of Caroline Street school and its approximately 320 families and 480 children.
Create, manage and carry out major events including a pasta dinner night, bingo night, kids night outs, read-a-thons, etc to fund our school's $32,000 cultural arts budget. Manage the overall $70,000 per year budget.
During my tenure, we have filled for 5013c status and have set-up the network and plan to raise $100,000 to $125,000 to remove the old and build a new playground on the school's property at East Side Rec. Working with community, school district and city to coordinate the project and make it a reality.
Representative on the Superintendent- Parent Forum, a group of a parent from each school in Saratoga that works with Superintendent to shape policy and represent parents of the district.
Regional Sales and Marketing Manager Stora Enso Corporation － Stamford, CT
Regional sales and marketing manger handling a multi-million in sales revenue across seven states including MA, NH, ME, VT, CT, RI and Upstate NY.
Increased market share by 30% over the course of a three year time period.
In addition to managing the merchant sales force in all of the New England locations, responsible for developing sales through our marketing efforts with end users and large advertising agencies.
Secured major pieces of business including major financial firms as Putnam Investments, the retail segment like Reebok and advertising agency business like the Volkswagon car brochure business.
Marketing Manager International Paper Company － Granby, CT
Managed marketing for Fine Paper division including the Beckett, Strathmore and Hammermill Premium brands to the merchant sales chain.
Responsible for creation and printing of marketing materials, management of marketing budget, creating programs by customer chain.
Regional Sales and Marketing Manager Potlatch Corporation － Cloquet, MN
Regional sales and marketing manager first handling the Pacific Northwest and Mountain territories and then transfered to manage New England/Upstate NY region. Responsible for the sales of coated paper through the merchant chain.
Served as one of two sales reps on the new product development and marketing team in addition to handling the demands of a large sales territory.
Associate Mergers and Acquisitions First Boston Corporation － New York City, NY
Responsible for creation of marketing materials and financial analysis for M & A team in the sales and marketing of Fortune 500 companies and their business units.
Worked on a variety of transactions large and small, from selling a unit of Stone Container Corp. to Grand Met's hostile acquisition of Pillsbury Corporation.
Managed the efforts of the financial analysts and responsible for creation of valuation book on the business.
Associate of Arts : Economics and Education, 1988Smith College － Northampton, M A, USA