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Materials Converting Corporation/Addev MaterialsMarch 2016 to CurrentVice President West Allis, Wisconsin
Global converting company specializing in value added solutions for aerospace, automotive, electrical apparatus,.
medical and industrial markets.
Clients include: Corning, Borg Warner, Harley Davidson, Gardner Gibson, and GSA Shaping the global vision for first US entity newly acquired by Addev Integrating four divisions into one coherent, market driven business entity Recruiting, training and uniting new sales and operations team at two locations - Wisconsin and Ohio Full P&L responsibility for manufacturing and distribution sites, generating annual revenue of $10.5M in sales.
Materials Converting, LLCJanuary 2012 to January 2016Vice President West Allis, Wisconsin
Established 3M preferred converting company specializing in value added converting, printing, distribution service and light.
Clients include: Borg Warner, Harley Davidson, Adec, Veritiv, Avery Dennison, Loparex and Zero Zone Capitalized on industry recognized expertise to attract $1.75 million in new product development and process enhancement applications in first half of 2015 Maximized production capacity without capital investment Furthered material and process enhancement solutions to spur sales growth and increase profitability Closing success percentage on estimates averaged over 50%.
Aleran Management, LLCJanuary 2006 to January 2012Vice President West Allis, Wisconsin
Privately held management company formed to acquire, manage, and grow Materials Converting, Focused Solutions,.
Special Masking, Hilec, and H20 Weld.
Clients include AOS, Merrimac, Jakel, Remy, Siemens, and Emerson Electric.
Advanced sales to $17 million despite acquisition phase, overcoming customer and supplier contraction Orchestrated rebranding of Special Electric into Focused Solutions, LLC, creating a fully integrated supply chain resource Accelerated response to customer inquiries, prototype requests and production runs Mobilized companies to excel at ISO audits, surpassing quality standards and achieving on time delivery of 96 %.
Materials Converting, LLCJanuary 2005 to January 2006Sales Manager West Allis, Wisconsin
Established 3M preferred converting company specializing in enhanced value converting, printing, distribution services.
and light assembly.
Clients include: Borg Warner, Harley Davidson, Adec, Veritiv, Avery Dennison, Loparex and Zero Zone Captured non-traditional converting business to gain market share, establish brand and stretch capabilities Created niche opportunities from existing capabilities Refocused capacity to achieve 10 day lead times Delivered on quality customer care interaction commitment with "24 hour" estimate promise.
Milcut, IncJanuary 2003 to January 2005Account Manager Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Family-owned foam fabrication company, specializing in custom sound attenuation, gasketing and packaging products.
Clients include: John Deere, Oshkosh Truck, Honda, Mazda, Abbott Labs, Generac, and Briggs and Stratton Generated new territory sales growth of over $1 million in 18 months Spearheaded pursuit of Tier 2 and 3 status at Tier 1 and 2 automotive accounts Secured customer commitments to fund acquisition of $200,000 in new equipment.
Converted Products, IncJanuary 2000 to January 2003Director of Sales and Marketing Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Start up contract converting company providing value added products and services to industrial, electrical, automotive,.
and consumer markets Recognized by MMAC/COSBE as Future 50 Company of Milwaukee for three consecutive years Engineered sales trajectory of $3.5 million in 1998 to reach $5 million in 2000 Authored all corporate marketing collateral and printing pieces Coordinated interview for publication in industry-recognized magazine "Paper, Film & Foil Converter".
Converted Products, IncJanuary 1994 to January 2000General Manager Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Startup contract converting company providing value added products and services to industrial, electrical, automotive,.
and consumer markets Pivotal leadership drove sales growth from $0 to $2,000,000 within first two years of operation Mastered all operational functions: purchasing, logistics, customer service, quality and internal documentation.
Special Electric CompanyJanuary 1991 to January 1994Customer Service Coordinator Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Customer service, inside sales, sourcing and production specialist focusing on the electrical apparatus and.
power generation markets Advanced the pursuit of converted material solutions Provided operational, sales and production support for emerging masking division and new satellite branch Traveled to key corporate accounts to enhance business relationships and foster growth.
Electrical Insulation Suppliers, IncJanuary 1984 to January 1991Assistant Branch Manager Hillside, Illinois
Inside sales, customer service and operations professional for a distribution branch generating $10 million.
in sales annually.
Authored bearing promotion and marketing collateral to launch new product line into motor repair market Reduced dead stock and slow moving inventory by 30% through promotions, finding alternative uses, secondary markets and returns Targeted custom tape slitting opportunities to grow fledgling converting department.
Knox College1981Bachelor of Science: Political Science & International RelationsGalesburg, ILPolitical Science & International Relations
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