The deadline for applications to be a presenter at the Second Annual GAIN Investor Business Pitch ShootOut presentation event is approaching fast. Review of Applicants begins at "HIGH NOON" on September 1, 2012. Company selections begin on October 2, 2012. Don’t miss this opportunity to:Present your company’s business plan to a panel of investors-RAISE CAPITAL NOWNetwork with InvestorsMingle with EntrepreneursEducate YourselfEducational Panels (Open to presenters and attendees)Showcase your…See More
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Robinson Renovation & Custom Homes, Inc.
Coordinate construction efforts through in-house and contract labor for new construction and renovation projects; broadcast and accept material and subcontractor bids; coordinate project permitting, communicate with Project Manager or designated supervisor regarding construction progress, generate various project reports, create and maintain project files; specifications, shop drawings, and submittals. maintain projects lists and close out documentation, interface with homeowners, vendors and subcontractors, respond to inquiries from department personnel regarding assigned project status and assist department personnel in organizing work relating to specific assigned project deadlines.
Professional Employer Consultant
SOI, one of the nation’s leading PEO’s, is strategically helping companies reduce costs through Employee Benefits Pooling. SOI pools hundreds of companies representing tens of thousands of employees together. The economies of scale generated by this concept allow SOI to negotiate the best rates and benefit programs possible for your company. Benefits include health insurance, worker’s compensation insurance, HR compliance, payroll administration, safety and risk management and more.
Asterisk Communications, Inc.
Selling radio advertising campaigns; calling on area businesses, conducting client marketing needs analysis, problem solving, and creating individual client focused radio marketing plans.
Participant UF Office of Technology Licensing and FloridaWorks
Kauffman: Fast Trac to Entrepreneurship
Designed for entrepreneurs in the early stages of business development/start-up. This intensive eight week program explores :
-Identifying and meeting market needs;
-Objectively evaluating your concept and plans for moving forward;
-Developing a working knowledge of business fundamentals such as marketing, product/service development, management, and financials;
-Building an infrastructure for your business operations and processes;
-Exploring the risk and success factors in the marketplace;
-Understanding how to access the human, financial, and business resources;
-Networking with entrepreneurs and professionals;
-Responding to changes that can impact your business; and
-Building an actionable business plan.
Remote Vitals took 3rd place in the VC presentations!
American Cancer Society
2009 – 2010
Oversight of income development programs and staff; including development and execution of area goals/budgets, sponsorship development and volunteer recruitment.
Marketing and Sales Development
BBI Construction Management, Inc.
2007 – 2009
Coordinated activities associated with the organizations involvement with the University of Florida's Mentor/Protege program through the Division of Small Business and Vendor Diversity Relations including development of annual marketing/business plan, competitive market analysis and marketing/promotion/sales materials; managed development of business leads and the design, development and execution of qualifications to bid.
1997 – 2007
Analyzed plans and specifications, performed material and labor take-offs; estimated project costs; sourced materials and sub-contractors; managed competitive bids; prepared/processed purchase orders, change orders and sub-contract agreements; interfaced with Owners, Contractors, Developers, Architects and Engineers; residential, multi-family, and light commercial construction projects valued between $250,000 and $2.5 million.
Field Sales Representative
1995 – 1997
Responsible for increasing sales to existing customers, developed new customers, maintained ongoing customer relations and made effective product presentations for residential and commercial roofing materials.
Specialties in Your Industries of Expertise
I am a results oriented sales and marketing professional with more than 25 years experience in management, leadership, administrative and business development.
Having a thorough understanding of assessing customer needs and a strong ability to build customer partnerships and long-term sales relationships are what build corporate value and generate revenues. Identifying and capturing potential new accounts, overcoming challenges, closing sales through effective product presentations, and providing superior service to customers are my greatest assets to employers.
♦ Consultative selling experience
♦ Account management
♦ Strong negotiation, problem solving, and analytical skills
♦ Business development and retention
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