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Sales Manager

Jacksonville, Florida, 32223, United States
March 14, 2011

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***** ********** *****

Jacksonville, FL *****

904-***-**** Cell 705-2602

Gamal Lyons

Objective To be associated with a financial institution where

I can utilize my skills/talents and experience to

assist them to grow even stronger, by

implementing/managing processes to achieve their


Experience 9/2010-Present Liberty National Life

Jacksonville, FL

Unit Manager

Train & develop new hires, in selling & servicing

Life/Health products

Assist in acquiring their state L&H license, &

understanding products

6 to 9 Direct Reports on Sales team & increasing


3/2008-3/2010 FirstAtlantic Bank

Jacksonville, FL

Commercial Banker (Vice-president)

Personal Production/Sales activities and

Relationship Mgr of $14 mm Portfolio (plus SBA


Acquisition/processing of Commercial credit


Specializing in SBA Loans (504's and most types of


9/2002-2/2008 Regions Bank Jacksonville, FL

Business Banking Sales-manager (Vice-president)

Personal Production/Sales activities of $18 million


Managed daily activities of $35 million Portfolios

of 4 direct reports.

Acquisition/processing of Commercial loan/credit


New business development of Small Business sales.

12/2000-9/2002 First Union/Wachovia Bank

Jacksonville, FL

Financial Consultant/Specialist

New business development with small businesses.

Prospect with non-customers to generate new sales &


Process consumer and small business loan/credit


Increase or enhance current banking relationships

w/current clients.

6/1981-7/2000 Allstate Insurance Coral Springs, FL

Senior Account Agent (4/1989 to 7/2000)

Started Life/Health, Prop/Casualty agency from


Progressively grew to over $4 million in premium

during difficult years (post Hurricane Andrew,

w/tighter Market restrictions) employing 3 CSR's.

Trained & developed 3 producers, who were later

hired directly by Company as Account Agents.

Regularly achieved Company's growth plans (6-8%)

while increasing Agency's net earnings (profit) by

over 10% annually.

Achieved Company's Conference level 7 years, while

achieving the Inner Circle/Life Millionaire sales

awards for 3 years.

Territorial Education Manager (8/1985 to 4/1989)

Boca Raton, FL

Increased regional sales from $25 to 350 million.

Managed 10 District Managers (overseeing 250 Agents)

w/4 in training.

Conducted training courses for new Agent

recruits-speeding profitability, while also

implementing refresher training courses for all

agents to increase Life/Health sales to meet

Company's growth goals & profitability.

District Sales Manager (1/1983 to 8/1985)

Ft Lauderdale, FL

Responsible for sales force of an average 20 Agents,

while hiring/training 3-4 new Agents annually,

causing the expansion of 2 additional districts.

Tripled sales revenues for each Agent over 3-yr


Expanded sales to include newly introduced


Expanded sales locations 400% to increase market


Sales Agent (6/1981 to 12/1982)

Jacksonville, FL

Exceeded Company's new hire goals by 60-65%.

Received Company's Life Million sales award during

rookie year.

Developed excellence in Home Office-Sales Training


Education 1967-1972 Jacksonville University Jacksonville, FL

BS, Business Administration.

Achieved Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) in 2000.

Achieved Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) in


Life, Health & Variable Annuity license #2-15 (FL).

Property/Casualty license #2-20 (FL).

Securities licenses-Series 6 & 63.

Computer Skills Microsoft Systems

Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

Outlook, Access & Project 98.

Windows 95, 98, 2000 XP & NT (operating systems)

Adobe - Page Maker & Publishing

Lotus - Notes, Smart Suite & 1-2-3

Interests Church Board of Directors, SS Teacher, Finance &

Personnel Committees. Home Owners' Association


T.R.U.E. Commission - member.

So-East C.P.A.C. Chair-2 yrs (& V-chair-2 yrs).

Municipal Code Enforcement Board - Vice-chair-3-4


Junior Achievement volunteer teacher-8 yrs.

Former Soccer coach for Recreational leagues (10+


References available upon request.

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