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Customer Service Sales

Location:
Glenview, Illinois, 60025, United States
Posted:
May 25, 2010

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David M. Almeroth

**** ********* **** ( Glenview, IL 60025 ( 847-***-**** (

abmqb3@r.postjobfree.com

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Skilled in sales and marketing, initiating training programs, and providing

excellent customer service

Experienced sales professional and manager with a wealth of experience

in securing accounts, training other managers and employees, and

providing outstanding customer service. Communicated with large

organizations and companies to generate sales in the millions of

dollars while designing business seminars, leading market initiatives,

and ensuring future business.

Sales Marketing Public Relations Customer Service

Supervision Training Programs Advertising Account Management

2 Professional Experience

Capital Equipment 2003 to Present

Lease and Finance Consultant

Managed all aspects of the sales cycle including: lead generation,

prospect qualification, proposal presentations, contract preparations,

and closing procedures. Key accounts included: Dow Chemical, Chrysler,

Sears, Federal Mogul, Lazy Boy, and the Chicago Board of Trade.

> Specialized in exceeding technology equipment needs in the

Fortune 100 and 500 markets

Comdisco, Rosemont, IL 1984 to 2003

Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales Division, (1992 to 2003)

Regional Marketing Manager, Midwest, (1984 to 1992)

Led all marketing initiatives for the sales division selling and

leasing computer mainframes, desktops, and high-technology medical

equipment. Headed development, implementation, and daily oversight of

all aspects of brand and related product strategies. Initiated

training programs for all reps to improve their sales process

including: focusing on prospecting, generating referrals, closing of

new accounts, and introducing new products. Increased the number of

top producers by instituting a "leaders circle," where top members of

the firm were invited to participate in the meetings to learn how the

"best-of-the-best" sell. Focused on developing the organization's

strategic direction through portfolio creation and positioning, budget

design and implementation while developing effective marketing skills.

Headed advertising, promotion, point of sale, partnership, and

sponsorship vehicles for the portfolio of products.

> Designed "business planning" seminars for reps, training each of

them to create a plan to build profits

> Awarded salesperson of the year two times

Storage Technology, Chicago, IL 1979 to1984

Senior Account Manager

Oversaw the sales of storage optimization and integration, data

migration, and storage services within the Fortune 100 and 500

marketplaces. Focused on maintaining an active pipeline of qualified

leads through cold calling, attending industry trade shows, providing

product demonstrations, and contacting potential clients through direct

mail and other marketing campaigns. Successfully worked the pipeline

to consistently meet or exceed quarterly and annual revenue quotas

while identifying, qualifying, and acquiring accounts in the target

market.

> Communicated with large organizational structures to generate

sales ranging from $500K to several million dollars

> Achieved salesperson of the year

3 Education & Training

Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois at Chicago

Captain, United States Army (Eight Years of Service), Purple Heart

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