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Manager Sales

Biloxi, Mississippi, 39532, United States
May 23, 2010

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Fred Paxson

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Sales and Recruiting, 8 2006 to 10 2009, Reynolds Protection, Dallas, Texas Supervise,

recruit, and train security employees. Acquire new accounts through prospecting, cold

calling, and bid negotiation.

Staffing Supervisor, 4 2006 to 8 2006 Texas Workforce Center, Dallas, Texas Supervise &

train 25 employees, (career counselors, administrative and security personnel), recruit

candidates, and assist center manager.

Vice President Recruiting, 1 2002 to 8 2005 (Destroyed by Hurricane Katrina) Millennium

Mortgage, Diberville, Mississippi Originated by telephone, sold and closed refinance

mortgage loans. Management consulting, recruiting and training employees.

Loan Originator 5 2001 to 9 2001 Ameriquest Mortgage, West Des Moines, Iowa Originated

by telephone, sold and closed refinance mortgage loans.

Executive and Technical Recruiter, Industrial Recruiting, Biloxi, Mississippi 1 2000 to 5 2001

Recruiting exempt level management and skilled technical personnel for clients, utilizing the

Internet, job fairs and telephone.

Veterans Career Counselor: Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER)/Disabled

Veterans Outreach Representative (DVOR)/District Team Leader, 9 1988 to 1 2000 Iowa

Workforce Development (Public Employment/Staffing Agency), Des Moines, Iowa Led a team

of up to fifteen interviewers. Manager of a district wide program aimed at assisting ex

military candidates to find employment. Taught class on gaining Federal employment, was

subject matter expert for entire state wide agency. Utilized interview & testing process to

assess applicants. Assisted hundreds of employers (including numerous healthcare, insurance,

financial, gaming, wholesale, retail and manufacturing firms) with staffing their startup and

ongoing operations. Sold employers on using America's Job Bank (largest online job posting

site), and other agency services (B2B Sales). Assisted higher level executives by interviewing

job applicants for agency openings. Taught job seeking skills and workshops for agency

clients. Served as an integral member of a team that organized large job fairs. Our marketing

efforts included: Working with TV & radio stations to run public service announcements,

creating awareness of our event with college campus recruitment offices, and persuading

employers to participate in our job fair. This project averaged thousands of candidates each

time. Received `Rising Star' (Agency wide employee of the year) Award twice for this work.

Developed and implemented a placement program for recently separated military and other

personnel to assist with the recruitment process for Iowa employers. Wrote, produced and did

voice over for an agency public service announcement (TV/Radio commercial) that ran on

major TV & radio stations, as well as CNN and ESPN for over two years. This effort

increased our overall statewide candidate flow by over 35%.

Special Policeman, Iowa Department of Public Defense, Des Moines, Iowa 1 1985 to 9 1988

Enforced law & order and regulations within the confines of the Air National Guard base.

Sales Representative, Midland Telephone Company, Des Moines, Iowa 6 1986 to 3 1988

Placed pay telephones in all types of businesses, averaging over two sales per day and

coordinated installations.

District Manager, Fantasia Arcades, Boone, Iowa 5 83 to 6 86 Co owner and District

Manager of a small chain of video arcade/snack bar shops. Hired/fired, supervised managers,

P&L, human resources, and all other duties associated with district management of a retail


Sr. Intelligence Analyst, US Army Military Intelligence, Korea, Ft. Hood, Texas and Ft. Polk,

Louisiana 6 1978 to 3 1983 Wrote daily report for President of the United States, Secretary of

Defense and Director of Central Intelligence. Prepared reports and briefed senior officers on

intelligence matters. Responsible for early warning of enemy attack or incursions along entire

Korean demilitarized zone during the height of the cold war. Supervised other analysts,

imagery interpreters and other intelligence personnel. Coordinated security of classified

materials, up to, and including, top secret. Held highest type of Top Secret clearance given.

Awarded Army Achievement Medal and Army Good Conduct Medal.


BA, Business, American College of Metaphysics, Golden Valley, Minnesota

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