|PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬
Accomplished marketing and management professional through established marketing, sales, advertising and leadership ability to benefit mutual growth and success. Passionate and strategic-thinking manager with proven ability to grow revenue and market share. Actively exercises innovation and creativity to assess challenges and implement strategies to solve complex problems. Energetic and results-focused with record of success in developing and leading diverse teams to maximize results and exceed targeted goals.
SKILL & EXPERTISE ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬
Employee Training & Development
Client Partner - Stakeholder Relations
Competitive & Strategic Planning
Project Development & Life Cycle
Proven Leadership Ability
Operations Management Marketing Strategy
Six Sigma Certified
Sales and Distribution
University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie Graduate School of Business, Italy, Iowa City, Iowa 2014-2015
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business Administration, Management and Leadership
Accelerated, Full-time 11 month MBA program focused on developing skills for effective practice of management.
The leading program on the integrated use of leadership development coaches to advance management and leadership skills. Studying on two continents beginning in Europe (Italy) then moving to North America for the final month of the program. The MBA has an unprecedented record for producing managerial talent.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska 2006-2010
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, Marketing Major
University of Kansas CIMBA Italy Program Venice, Italy 2009
International Scholar, Study Abroad Program
Werner Enterprises New York, NY Omaha, NE Milwaukee, WI
Specialized Services Manager 2014-2015
Performed on-site management, specialized equipment and service at Target & Wal-Mart distribution centers.
Responsible for managing up to 100 drivers.
Maintained to coordinate on-time deliveries of retail goods.
Exceeded company objectives through driver retention and delivery times.
Barcodes, Inc. Chicago, IL
Business Development Manager 2012-2013
Leader in the acquisition and development of both new accounts and expanding existing.
Exceeded regional sales target by 20+%.
Strengthened company's market share with the development and expansion of small business division.
Cultivated effective partnerships with engineering, marketing, sales and customer support staff.
Collaborated with developers, advertisers and production managers to market products and services.
American Marketing and Publishing Chicago, IL Area - Omaha, NE
Territory Manager 2011-2012
Consistently recognized for being top five in sales out of 300+ account managers nationwide.
Recognized as number two in the company for three consecutive months.
Solely responsible for marketing a metropolitan directory with a 40,000 count distribution.
Small business advertising, text message marketing, SEO, Yellow Pages, and local lead generation.
Expert in Ad design, sales and distribution, local marketing, Video SEO, and social networks as a marketing tool.
American Building Supply Omaha & Lincoln, NE
Operations Manager 2006-2011
Responsible for management of 30 employees and overall operations of Lincoln branch.
Established policies and procedures aligned with overall goals and objectives.
Responsible for overseeing and managing inventory and purchasing priorities.
Devised and executed numerous successful marketing and advertising campaigns.
Established operational objectives and work plans and delegated assignments to subordinate managers.
Fine Dining Establishments Omaha, NE
Investor, Owner 2010-Current
Performed asset purchases of a range of dining establishments.
Work closely with angel investors who possess similar passions and goals to aid in funding projects.
Partnered with homeless shelters and other organizations to distribute unused food to those in need.
Zepa Spa Pianezze VI, Italy
Worked with Italian executives to effectively determine the cause and solution for the issues at hand.
Devised new marketing strategy to increase revenue stream for their stamping division.
CIMBA Italy Program Paderno Del Grappa, Italy
International Scholar 2009, 2014-2015
LIFE and LEAP Awarded/Certified - Personal, Professional, Managerial & Leadership development & coaching.
Certified in Six Sigma Business Management Strategy.
Awarded and certified in Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving and Decision Analysis.
Underwood Aid Group, Program Founder/Philanthropist
Formed a 501(c)(3) and raised $25,000 in an effort to aid impoverished women and children.
Initiated and established programs to address health concerns of thousands in more than eight countries in Latin America.
Languages: English, Spanish & Italian
University of Nebraska, Advanced Communications Instructors Assistant
Professional Biking and Motocross, International Competition and Demonstration
Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Windows, CRM and Other Lead Based Generation Software
**References and Recommendation Letters Available Upon Request