Sales and marketing executive, results oriented leader with entrepreneurial attitude. Adept in establishing strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with C level executives, users, vendors and service providers. Desire position that will utilize my skills and experience to achieve company goals.
Client account management
Small business development
Revenue and market expansion
Fortune 500 experience
"C" Level Sales
08/2014 to Current
Pro Bono Consulting PayrollNetwork - Louisville, KYConsulting for PayrollNetwork while recovering from spinal cord injury.
10/2008 to 08/2014
Director of Sales and MarketingPayrollNetwork - Louisville, KY
Responsibilities included product sales to new companies and responsibility for all clients. Developed advertising, marketing materials and website production. Promoted company at various business networking events and trade shows.
Accomplishments: Produced company growth of more than 300% and client retention rate of 98% (highest in the industry).
07/2004 to 08/2008
Owner and CEOArtique Gallery & Framing - Scottsdale, AZ
Responsibilities: Sales to both retail and business to business. All other aspects of business ownership including advertising marketing, manufacturing, installation, accounting and personnel.
Accomplishments: Increased retail sales by 30% per year. Formed Commercial Division focusing on hospitals, medical offices and the hospitality industry. Commercial Division doubled business revenue in 4 years.
11/1998 to 07/2004
Vice President of Sales and MarketingMasterTax - Scottsdale, AZ
Responsibilities: Created sales and marketing division for a startup payroll tax software company focusing on Fortune 500 corporations with 10,000+ employees.
Accomplishments: Developed and directed strategy for launch of a startup software company that became the leader in the industry in 5 years. Developed aggressive marketing and advertising programs, direct client development and a strong trade show presence. Personally recruited clients including Starbucks, Kroger, Tyson Foods, Barnes & Noble and many Payroll Service Providers.
Bachelor of Arts: MarketingSan Diego State University - San Diego, CA, USAMinor in Accounting