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RICHARD RUDOLPH M.
S. Indiana Chicago, Illinois Home Cell email:
SUMMARY Senior Executive with a long and successful career in consumer and technology sales. Delivered strong and sustainable financial gains in challenging markets through decisive leadership, influence, and action. BA Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology M.B.A. in Finance, University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. EXPERIENCE
SEAWAY FURNITURE COMPANY Chicago, Illinois Managing Director, January to Present · Developed and coordinated merchandizing strategy. · Wrote/edited personnel manuals and trained new salespeople and support staff. · annually. · Designed and implemented ecommerce websites · Achieved over $. million in annual retail sales volume. · Created a new, high impact corporate image introduced through major print and broadcast media channels. · identified and captured opportunities for new residential and commercial business development, leading to % revenue improvement and market growth. PHOENIX TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS, L.L.C. Chicago, Illinois Managing Partner January to · Directed engineering team responsible for hardware configuration and field installation at customer sites. · Led highpowered negotiations for the successful award of $. million in IT contracts. · Led Phoenix through a period of accelerated growth and market expansion, resulting in a % gain in revenue and % improvement in EBIT. IBM Chicago, Illinois Marketing Manager September to January · Deployed IBM&;s sales and account management programs focusing on customer needs, assessment, technology delivery, and longterm customer training/support. · Devised winning sales presentations utilizing multimedia demonstration techniques to consistently outperform competition. REMAX DIVERSIFIED REAL ESTATE/REMAX NEAR NORTH Chicago, Illinois Broker/Owner October to January · Launched new venture and built one of the most successful and most profitable real estate brokerages in South Chicago and ChicagoNear North. · Negotiated the acquisition of $ million in land as part of HUD&;s Scattered Site Housing Project. · Coordinated competitive bidding for all subcontracted electrical, HVAC, and site work for Fleet Mortgage Corporation REO department.
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Master of Business Administration Finance and Accounting ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Mathematics Graduated with Honors