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Sales Insurance

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70809, United States
March 11, 2011

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Vernon Keown Jr.

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Baton Rouge, LA 70809



A challenging position in SALES/MARKETING requiring a top-performing sales

leader with excellent presentation skills, a strong customer focus, and a

consultative approach to business development.


Bachelor of General Studies

Successful sales experience

Awarded several awards for outstanding sales

Certified in the latest professional selling skills

Licensed Life, Health and Accident Insurance Producer for Louisiana

Advanced computer literacy in Windows OS, MS Word, and Excel

Veteran for the United States Army National Guard, Honorably Discharged


Research Associate, BPF Professional Land Services, LLC, Baton Rouge,

Louisiana. 2009 - 2011

Worked as a research associate to a Landman in oil & gas industry.

Responsibilities included pre exploration title research, Oil, Gas &

Mineral Lease negotiations and acquisitions, mineral ownership research and

title curative resolutions. Performed large area lease checks using

conveyance records in various Clerks of Court offices in an effort to

provide a clear chain of ownership from patent to current date.

Business Development Manager, Office Depot Business Solutions Division,

Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

2007 - 2009

Sold a full spectrum of office products and essentials from technology to

furniture to printing services and break-room supplies; delivered smart

services and solutions for a multitude of business enterprises such as

educational and government institutions, healthcare services, and financial

services; opened 185 new accounts.

Sales Associate, Colonial Life Insurance, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

2004 - 2007

Sold supplemental insurance; opened 21 new accounts; brought annual premium

up to $260,000.

Sales Associate, Aflac, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 2002 - 2004

Sold supplemental insurance; opened 29 new accounts; brought annual premium

up to $235,000.

Team Leader, DMS Mail Management, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 1997 - 2000

Supervised and directed sorting and pre-processed mail; served as route


Cargo Specialist (E-4), United States Army National Guard, Fort Eustis,

Virginia. 1990 - 1996

Prepared cargo for shipment; loaded and off loaded incoming and outgoing

cargo; crane and forklift operations; Honorably Discharged


Landscaping/Tree Care Work, Larry Guy Tree Care

Waiter/Bartender, Baton Rouge Country Club

Waiter, Ralph and Kacoo's Restaurant

Valet, Country Club of Louisiana

Bartender, Mike Anderson's Seafood Restaurant


Bachelor General Studies, Louisiana State University

Major: Political Science

Minor: Sociology and History

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