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Lansing, Michigan, United States
May 22, 2018

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David B. Chlystek

Telephone: 1-847-***-****


Professional Profile

Proven leader and catalyst for change with substantial executive experience across multiple industries. High premium on talent acquisition and development towards building highly effective teams. Focus on long term vision, mission, and positioning for sustained growth. Interested in early-stage start-ups as well as established companies. Advocate for & practitioner of the Challenger Approach to driving results with high retention, engagement, and acquisition. Specialties include Team Building - Talent Acquisition - Coaching - Budgeting and Cost Control - Forecasting and Planning - Strategic Planning - Transition Management – Turnarounds & Exit Strategies and otherwise maximizing ROI. Career Summary

January 2016 - Present Major Steps Inc. (Holding Company) North Barrington, IL & Raleigh, NC Chief Operating & Revenue Generation Officer

Secure the functionality of group businesses and drive sustainable growth Key Responsibilities

• Design and implement strategies to support performance and growth targets.

• Manage relationships with partners and vendors.

• Establish policies that promote company culture and vision.

• Lead employees to encourage efficient use of resources and dedication to cause.

• Drive expansion activities i.e. alliances, acquisitions, and investments. February 2017 – Present B-Line Plastics – div. of Major Steps Inc. Chief Operating + Revenue Officer

Oversee daily operations of B-Line Plastics and work flow. Key Responsibilities

• Maximize performance by analysing and interpreting production data and metrics.

• Ensure managers have tools and resources to meet customer expectations.

• Network within the plastics community to identify opportunities for strategic alliance. January 2016 – Present MSI Delivery Systems- div. of Major Steps Inc. Chief Operating + Revenue Officer

Oversee operations and special projects.

• Secured deal with US DoD to develop next generation non-lethal tactical aerosol delivery system.

• Manage relationships with domestic and international dealers plus government entities.

• Primary interface with hardware subcontractors and project team leaders at Johns Hopkins APL. January 2015 – Present Ullr Group LLC, Park City Utah President

Consulting group specializing in addressing the needs of technology companies sourcing, engineering, and design services plus due diligence and business process optimization. Page 2

February 2011 – Feb. 2016 NOVUS Automation Inc., Miami, FL Vice President & General Manager

Managed all aspects of US operations with focus on sales channel growth, customer service, and logistics. January 2006 – Feb. 2011 Hotwire Sensors, Sevierville, TN Co-Founder & Vice President Sales & Marketing

Managed sales, distribution, and new product development for industrial thermocouple, RTD, and thermistor temperature sensors for bespoke OEM applications.

November 2009 – Nov. 2010 Instrumart Inc., Burlington, VT Director of Outside Sales

Deigned and successfully led the initiative to drive more business to e-commerce platform from both existing and new customers.

November 2006 – Nov. 2009 Danaher Sensors & Controls div. West Control Solutions, Gurnee, IL Director of Business Development

Managed and executed the GTM (go-to-market) strategy for Partlow, PMA, CAL, West brands of automation and control products. Utilized KPI’s to drive activities and resources to consistently meet and exceed growth expectations.

March 1997 – Nov. 2006 VIDA Group Ltd. United Kingdom Board Member

Participated in expansion activities that included investments, acquisitions, and corporate alliances. Primary group companies included CAL Controls, COMARK Instruments, and Datapaq. PE backing from 3i Group PLC.

January 1986 – Nov. 2006 CAL Controls Inc., Libertyville, IL Managing Director

Grew automation company from the ground up. Primary focus operations, sales & service, and new product development. Company merged into VIDA Group in 1997 and then sold to Danaher in November 2006. Education & Qualifications

University of Kansas – Engineering Physics

US Navy – Intelligence analyst

Forest Hills Central High School, Grand Rapids, MI

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