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Customer-oriented, strategic-thinking sales professional with over 17 years of experience in building relationships, cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts, and growing profit channels. Multi-tasking, self-motivated leadership professional with expertise on expanding network connections, persuasively introducing products, implementing pricing, inventory control and projections, territory development, pricing strategy, and revealing customer needs to deliver solutions. A tactical team builder and strategic planner seeking to leverage background into a sales representative role with a progressive organization.
Hunter/farmer sales strategies Client account management Negotiations expert and strong deal closer Market research and analysis Sales forecasting Key account generation Product line expansion Relationship selling
Tripled sales growth, initiating multi-category product line expansion program. Hired and supervised staff, training and motivating employees on best practices and sales strategies. Increased sales by 271% over 14 years, spearheading the audio/video category product line expansion. Maximized revenues by developing tailor-made sales strategies based on competitor analyses.
Owner/President 02/2000 to Current Sound and Service, Inc. Carroll, IA Create new product penetration and retail market opportunities to improve bottom-line profits. Direct daily operations, supporting staff on deal closings, training sessions, and sales log activity. Leverage trends in customer industries/marketplaces to shape solutions and approaches. Proactively identify and solve complex problems that impact sales management and the direction of the business. Cultivate strong supplier relationships by creating focused campaigns to drive long-term security. Enhance customer satisfaction ratings by resolving issues efficiently. Grow brand awareness by increasing market penetration. Author intensive sales reports on representatives and customer categories to recommend detailed plans and implement through marketing and promotional programs. Manager Sound and Service, Inc. Implemented process improvements to improve functionality and work flow. Drove high referral rates, generating exceptional feedback from former clients. Delivered productive project management on complex issues. Reduced and controlled expenses by improving resource allocation. 08/1997 to 02/2000 Storm Lake, IA
Kuemper Catholic Schools – Carroll, IA – Director of Music Education, 08/1991-05/1997
Master of Arts: Education The University of Iowa Bachelor’s: Music Education Morningside College Iowa City, IA Sioux City, IA