Specific Job Title
Results-driven, strategic, and performance-focused professional, with comprehensive experience in all aspects of sales and business development, product marketing, and operations management in diverse settings. Armed with proven record of success in boosting revenues, expanding customer base, and increasing bottom-line and market share. Known for outstanding leadership skills in leading, mentoring, and motivating staff to align work processes with organizational goals and objectives. Bilingual in English and German
Key Account Development
Sales and Marketing Optimization
Continuous Process Improvement
Product Promotional Programs
Staff Supervision and Training
Website Administration and Video Editing
Regulatory Compliance and Standards
Customer Relationship Management
Backstage Dance Academy – Naples, FL
Director of Marketing and Technology, Marketing and Technology 2011–Present
Designed and implemented all advertising materials and the company’s apparel.
Administered and maintained computer network, hardware, and software for remote surveillance system.
Took charge of editing DVDs of year-end shows and managing company’s websites, such as www.BdaNaples.com and www.NaplesSummerCamp.com
StormSmart Industries – Fort Myers, FL
Territory Manager Outside Sales Professional 2007–2011; 2018
Closely coordinated with prospective clients to demonstrate products, materials, and services.
Offered first-rate service to clients, ensuring their utmost satisfaction, repeat business, and referrals.
Established strong reputation in facilitating trade shows and generating new business leads.
Succeeded in marketing and selling over $1.3M in storm protection products in half a year with a closing ratio of above 40%, as well as in achieving the highest rating from the customers of 98%.
DeSoto Computer Artwork – Wiesbaden, Germany
Owner General Manager 1992–2002
Trained all employees on ways to use graphic work stations, scanners, and image setters.
Developed effective marketing materials to acquire new customers and retain existing customers.
Platinum Coast Mortgage Services – Naples, FL
Licensed Mortgage Broker 2003–2007
Intech Printing and Direct Mail, Inc. – Naples, FL
Prepress Manager 2002–2005
D+K Horst Repschläger GmbH – Wiesbaden, Germany
Graphic Designer Freelancer 1991–1992
FemoSet GmbH – Wiesbaden, Germany
Production Artist Supervisor of Service Bureau 1990–1991
Oehms Druck GmbH – Frankfurt, Germany
Offset Pressman 1985–1988
Coursework in Graphic Design
Peter-Behrens-Schule – Darmstadt, Germany
Coursework in Offset Printing
IHK Chamber of Commerce Frankfurt – Frankfurt, Germany
Advance Technical College Certificate in Graphic Design, Peter-Behrens-Schule - Darmstadt, Germany
Journeyman's Certificate in Offset Printing, IHK Chamber of Commerce Frankfurt - Frankfurt Germany
Online Courses, Lynda.com
Adobe Creative Suite (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop)
CorelDRAW Creo PREPS FileMaker Pro Macromedia Freehand Retrospect Remote
Apple Final Cut Pro Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) QuarkXPress