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Sales Manager

Akron, Ohio, United States
January 04, 2018

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William R. Wilson

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Seasoned Marketing & Sales Manager with 30 years of diverse experience guiding and training a sales force with skills in Market forecasting and projections. Seven years as army captain and helicopter pilot in combat. I have been a leader in all my positions.


Account management skills Advertising Expertise

Direct marketing campaigns Problem solving skills

Mortgage loan officer Sales trainer


Launched aggressive growth plans that increase customer base from 7000 to 17,000.

Signed and handled the highest volume account in assigned territory.

Developed highly effective training strategies as sales manager.

Exceeded Sales Management goals by 100 % on a quarterly basis, which led to promotion to regional Sales Manager.

Led sales calls with sales team to establish sales and customer retention.


2016 to 2017 Contractor at Key Bank Canton OH. Professional Loan Processor & Final Loan Booking of ALL loans the issued by the Bank..

2015 to 2016 Ohio Auto Loan Services Inc--Assistant Branch Manager I am a store key holder. I handle cash daily. I work daily to approve customers for a title loan and then lead the customer through the process to complete their loan. I make collection calls every day. I handle customer complaints as well as problems. I managed the store in absence of the Manager. I made dsily cash deposits I am a NOTARY.

2013 to 2014 Regional Sales for Ohio Family magazine. Working from my home office, I established my region as # 1 in sales. My average sale was more than $2000. I sold to both non-profits as well as the business community. I know ad sales well and have the ability to train others. I used phone and cold-calling skills.

2009 to 2013 Assumed responsibility for homeschooling our son. I searched for rigid college preparation courses. The end result was a student well prepared for higher learning.

2005 to 2008 Lake Erie Title, Stow, OH Sales Manager and Loan Closing Specialist. I created the sales department which required me to collaborate with marketing and communications on standardization, design and production of marketing materials.

2004 to 2005 Fidelity Mortgage, Independence, OH Licensed Loan Officer. Developed innovative product solutions grounded in clear understanding of customer needs. Involved heavy phone work.

2000 to 2004 Wilson & Associates Akron, OH. Owner, website design company. Sold and designed websites for businesses. I sold businesses by both phone and cold calling. Led concept development and organized sales and operations resources.

1995 to 1999 Akron Canton Connection, Hartville, OH Marketing Director

I began the marketing effort with 7000 customers. Using the existing customer base through contests and incentives I increased it to 17000 customers. I increased revenues by $100,000 by introducing a one-time fee for new customers. We grew this company to be worth several million dollars.

1994 to 1995 WOAC Television, Canton, OH Account Representative

Sold TV Ads to local businesses by cold calling. WOAC was sold to national infomercial company eliminating the entire local sales force.

1984 to 1992 All-States Leasing, Inc. Toledo, OH Partner

We did all the necessary work to produce a turn-key leasing division for First Federal S&L. Developed and executed integrated marketing plan. Identified, developed and evaluated marketing strategies based on knowledge of company objectives and market trends

1978 to 1983 Hertz Corporation, Dallas, TX Sales Manager

I opened offices in Dallas, Houston and New Orleans.. Hired, trained and managed a team of successful product managers in multiple states. I managed eleven sales people.


East Texas State University

Associates Degree with Three years of college studying business and marketing

Military Service

I was a Captain and flew helicopters in Vietnam.

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