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resultsdriven professional who specializes in ecommerce business development,
forming key decision maker relationships and account management..
Broad industry background including ;Highend Consumer Products, Financial
Services, Insurance, and Retail Management. Expert at selling
tangible and intangible need based products. Current success through
ecommerce sales and template development.
areas of expertise include:
Account Management • Sale Consultation• Financial Analysis • Sales Training
Investment Consulting • Sales Development/Forecasting
Succeeded in closing
$. million in new sales in and $ million total over Fiveyear
Ranked as the Top
Sales Producer in and and as in company sales in .
Won the “Employee
Sales Achievement Trip” for top productivity in and qualified
for the Top Producers convention in , , , and .
Received the “PRIDE
Award” for % growth in ecommerce sales in .
for and closed up to $ million in new business in one year.
Qualified for the
“Million Dollar Round Table” in for worldwide insurance sales.
Club” status for insurance and investment sales production volume
based on sales in , , and .
Ranked in the top
% out of , sales reps for sales production in and .
Improved the overall
performance of a group sales force by over % through the implementation
of solid sales strategies, networking methods, and aggressive prospecting.
Established a solid
reputation for effective troubleshooting and total customer satisfaction,
resulting in high client referral and account retention levels.
Chosen to merchandise
and implement product design and staging of the largest Menard’s store
ever built located next to the corporate office in Eau Claire, WI.
Select Comfort Corporation
– a bedding industry leader with $ million in yearly revenue
Sales Representative, to Present / Direct Sales Representative,
acquires, and grows key accounts with clients through Internet and direct
sales calls. Manages strategic marketing and product launch efforts
to optimize the entire sales process and exponentially increase the
pipeline. Qualifies applications, runs credit applications, and
collects payments. Trains new hires to handle ecommerce business
and website maneuverability for customers. Spearheaded an initiative
to rework product placement on the website to increase sales.
Develops monthly spreadsheets to track performance.
Life and Casualty Company – the largest supplemental insurance
firm in the US with $ billion in assets
Advisor Agent, to
and health insurance products as well as estate planning and preservation
services to senior clientele through the Edina, MN branch office.
Developed and staged seminars to educate the public and conducted detailed
orientation workshops for senior citizens. Submitted applications
and medical analyses to underwriting and followed up with underwriting
and clients for contracts. Designed and organized field training
programs for new hires in products and services. Introduced and
supported extensive marketing strategies to expand revenue stream for
new branch agents.
Financial for Lutherans – a $ billion
insurance and investment company
all aspects of new business development, account growth, and customer
interaction with a portfolio of $ million in assets under management.
Performed financial needs analysis with clients. Planned and conducted
numerous seminars for prospective clients in order to build strong relationships
with community centers of influence. Detailed a new marketing
plan and submitted it to management for yearly goals and tracking procedures.
Provided new hires with classroom training, appointment setting and
qualifying training, and financial analysis and presentation training
on sales calls.
Menards Cashway Lumber
– a home improvement center
Building Materials Manager, / Assistant Millwork
oversaw a team of eight professionals in all aspects of floor sales,
customer service, visual merchandising, and contractor support for a
$ million building materials department. Gained experience in
the design and creation of kitchens, garages, and roofs per client requirements.
Coordinated job quotes, estimates, material ordering, and expense controls
for customers. Developed and introduced numerous sales, promotions,
and competitive pricing initiatives.
Minnesota State University
Bachelor of Science
in Business Administration
United Methodist Church
Finance Committee Board