DENNIS B. MEYERS
Lake Oswego, OR 97035 ********@***.***
PROFILE OF QUALIFICATIONS
Diverse and lengthy career reflects professionalism, commitment and initiative: have achieved significant results in business development with small enterprises and entrepreneurial efforts as well as with multi-billion-dollar corporation. Key areas of strength include:
planning and forecasting key partnership building
contract negotiation regulatory compliance
business launch/expansion niche identification/marketing
sales and promotions presentations before groups
financial management/resource allocation staff coaching/recruiting/retention
independent decision making operations oversight
research and analysis client consultation
policy/procedure formulation site selection
Experience is complemented by bachelor’s degree and vocational adaptability. Goal focused and versatile: set and meet high standards both personally and professionally. Resourceful, physically fit, and motivated, with steep learning curve and freedom to travel. Create and sustain productive teams as a result of interpersonal acumen; devise creative approaches that maximize profitability and coverage. References will attest to my capabilities and tenacity.
WEALTHBRIDGE MORTGAGE / GFS, INC. Portland, Oregon
Established first of nine planned branches, recruiting/training 12 personnel for retail mortgage banking operation slated to expand to nine states. Scouted sites, negotiated lease, planned advertising and signage, completed space planning/furnishings for branch. Developed plan for branch network logistics and profitability. .
Launched pilot site within two months and achieved profitability within 120 days of launch.
CONTINENTAL HOME MORTGAGE, INC. Portland, Oregon
Hired, trained, evaluated and motivated 25 staff for startup builder-owned mortgage operation. Developed and implemented policies; established strategies and penetrated new territories for JLS Homes expansion. Maintained up-to-date knowledge of competitors, industry trends, and local financial/lending organizations as well as construction entities. Designated Corporate Director and Broker of Record. [2004 to 2006]
Achieved profitability within only four months; secured licenses in four states.
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Dennis B. Meyers
LEGEND MORTGAGE, INC. / LEGEND REAL ESTATE SERVICES, INC. Portland, Oregon
Starting as Real Estate Broker and Director of Sales, supervised and mentored 14 sales agents negotiating and closing financing deals in the Portland metropolitan area. Serving concurrently as President and Broker of Record for Legend Mortgage, handled startup, licensing, staffing, logistics and operations/production for retail mortgage company generating $4-7 million in monthly revenue and employing six. [1999 to 2004]
Built company from zero to highest pre-tax profit margin (51%) in family of companies. More typical within the organization was 35%.
SELF EMPLOYED Portland, Oregon
Worked as residential real estate broker and residential mortgage broker. Listed and sold 20 properties, assisting with financing and closing $15 million in business. [2000 to 2001]
MOREQUITY (division of American General Finance) Portland, Oregon
Facilitated wholesale non-conforming residential real estate loans for huge corporation, serving as Portland Area Manager. In charge of staffing, loan underwriting, closing, and financial production. [1996 to 1998]
ACTIVITIES / AFFILIATIONS
President, Board of Directors, Oswego Summit Homeowners Association (214 units).
During two terms as President and two as Vice President of this self-managed corporation, administered $800,000 budget, oversaw significant capital improvements to both Phase One and Phase Two and held expenditures and HOA fees to an absolute minimum. Also improved caliber of services to residents.
Oregon Real Estate Principal Broker’s License
Certified Sales Professional Designation
Member, MLEB, Oregon State sanctioned board for administration of education requirements
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Bachelor of Science Degree, University of Oregon
Skiing, hiking, mountain biking, fitness training.