Evergreen, CO ***39
Sales & Marketing Leader
Customer Engagement/Branding Specialist
Summary of Qualifications:
Leader who inspires others and ensures that everyone is on the same page. Develops long term, mutually beneficial relationships with individuals and organizations by helping them achieve their goals. Results-oriented executive with a successful track record in new business development, marketing, management and public relations. A new product specialist who consistently sets sales records and leads by example by doing the right thing the right way.
Sunrise Reiki Colorado
Owner: September 2015 – Present
Helping individuals, animals, families and organizations heal physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Work with veterans suffering from PTSD and domestic violence survivors, as well as countless others with unique and challenging pain issues. Consult clients on ways to perform at their optimal level. More information including comments from customers can be found at www.sunrisereikicolorado.com.
Account Executive: September 2019 – October 2020
ScentAir hired me back after resigning in 2015 for personal reasons/wife’s wellness. Responsible for selling scent marketing programs and odor neutralizers to businesses in the Denver South territory. Heavy prospecting and collaboration with local and regional businesses. Spectrio
Strategic Sales Executive: October 2015 – December 2016 Sold customer engagement programs to national accounts. Selling Natural Grocers on a nationwide rollout was one of my accomplishments during this time. Services included digital signage, on-hold messaging and overhead music.
November 2007 – September 2015
National Accounts Director: October 2010 – September 2015 Responsible for prospecting, selling and servicing national accounts. Some of the national agreements signed during this time include: Dave and Buster’s, Cabela’s, Petco, Anytime Fitness/Waxing the City, Riverstone Residential (Greystar), Pinnacle and AIMCO. Specialized in opening new verticals for the organization through consistent prospecting and cold calling efforts.
Regional Sales Manager: November 2007 – September 2010 Developed Western Region (11 States) sales team from 1 sales representative to 18. Hired, trained and managed a team that was selling a new concept in scent marketing. Won Top Sales Region award in 2009. Also considered the “go to guy” on handling delicate, high profile sales situations. Some examples include M Resort, City Center, Palms and Orleans casinos in Las Vegas.
National Director of Advertising Sales: June 2006 – November 2007 Hired as Regional Advertising Executive. Promoted to National role in April, 2007. Point person for advertising efforts and developed the local market sales blitz model. Some clients included Morton’s, Hooters, Citibank and Re/Max. New Media: GPS Advertising on golf carts. Marcoa Publishing
VP/Publisher: February 2004 – June 2006
Official publisher for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Responsible for the operations of the Denver office. Set weekly sales record first 4 weeks into the new position. Other publishers were sent to Denver to “shadow” me and receive training within my first 90 days of employment. Exceeded sales quotas and successfully launched new publications. Hired, trained and managed all personnel.
Other Career Highlights:
Colorado Avid Golfer: Publisher
Hired to launch new concept one week after 9/11/01. First day in the field had 3 appointments resulting in 3 signed agreements.
Travelhost Magazine: VP Sales & Marketing
Set sales records within first 90 days. Successfully launched three new products in an 18-month period. First Travelhost team member to sign a national account (Red Lobster) on the “Dining Dollars” program.
Baird Communications: Owner
Launched a new publisher’s rep firm and partnered with the Denver Broncos, Colorado Buffalos, NCAA Men’s Basketball and the Denver Botanic Gardens on publications. Also launched “Around Denver,” a travel magazine distributed through rental car agencies. Business Playground: Owner
Developed Business Playground concept and incorporated it into a national publication. Wrote, illustrated and published, “Stress, Salespeople, Serial Killers & Seminars: not your ordinary day at the office,” a humorous sales motivational book. Picked up by Barnes & Noble after cold call was made.
Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau/Chamber of Commerce: Senior Account Executive Top sales performer for all publications. Exceeded all goals and set new sales records. Future Sense: Executive Recruiter
Consulted with and placed executive level sales and marketing candidates. Some clients included Showtime, MTV Networks and General Instruments. Messages: Author
Available on Amazon. Thought provoking look into the future of media with the grandest of finales to drive the inspirational message home.
CSU Global Campus
Attending on-line studies pursuing Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership with a minor in Strategic Communications 3.8 GPA.
Rock Valley College
A.A. Major in Journalism