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Consultant, Coach Resume

Grand Rapids, MI

SUMMARY:

  • A senior business development, Sales and marketing leader offering a blend of motivation, innovation, and creativity with strategic planning, customer service, and collaboration to drive sales, grow brands, and impact lives.
  • 15+ years Internet Marketing experience building systems and campaigns
  • Coach & Consultant growing people and generating profits
  • Grew Confidential in West Michigan and globally reaching millions of children & youth
  • 20+ years of account & client experiences

CORE STRENGTHS:

Strategic Planning, Business Development, Revenue Growth Architect, Collaboration, Fundraising, Entrepreneurial, Training, Digital Marketing, P&L, Team Building, Leadership, Proposals/Presentations

PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW:

Confidential - Grand Rapids, MI

Consultant, Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Strategically building lead generation sales funnels, lead magnets and product launches to build systems so that clients can sell more and gain more customers driving profits.
  • Business coach helping successful but overwhelmed small business owners gain clarity so they can regain a sense of control & focus on what matters most.
  • Group Coaching serving business owners growing their businesses, facilitating, and holding them accountability.
  • Consulting small business owners through new business launch, project management, conflict resolution, culture change, and team building.
  • Launched global marketing campaign “Aim Lower” for children ministers growing to over 100 countries.
  • Developed and executed a national marketing campaign including media interviews on ESPN, First Take, USA Today, NY Times, 32 NFL team markets and The Late Show with David Letterman resulting in securing a 33 year old football player an NFL invitation to training camp with the NY Giants.
  • Chief Development Officer for a sailor attempting to become 1st African-American to sail solo around the world. I determined the strategy, prospecting and pitch securing a tentative $5M partner but the deal fell apart. Did secure two-5-figure deals but could not secure the boat for the historic voyage.
  • Developed new business for Grand Rapids Griffins targeting community stakeholders leading to 3 new sponsors.
  • Re-designed the sales pitch & proposal for an entrepreneurial food industry start up garnering $1.8M in revenues.
  • Fundraising consultant helping non-profits generate leads, nurture relationships, and ask for funding. Secured a $300,000 gift.

Confidential, Grand Rapids, MI

Executive Director / Global Facilitator

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully launched faith-based Confidential program globally through a network of churches, agencies, and schools reaching 100+ countries.
  • Fundraise $100,000+ annually with average gift size $10,000 through individuals and grants.
  • Recruited thousands of people globally to serve as leaders and poured into them as leaders to replicate program where they live locally.
  • Directed the training, group facilitation and envisioning of independent leaders.
  • Developed a team in West Michigan empowering them across 10 school sites reaching 2,000 children annually.

Confidential - Grand Rapids, MI

Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Entrepreneur launching apparel (youth-doll) business with my wife managing a team of 5.
  • Personally directed marketing, distribution, P&L, and online functions.

Confidential

Country Director

Responsibilities:

  • Led teams in a cross matrix structure between NY & Tokyo offices, efficiently managing a team of 10.
  • Achieved record sales of $20 per head at Confidential Japan Games events by establishing multiple locations, merchandising style and brand demand.
  • Grew youth participation in basketball by 1500% through community outreach initiatives, creating partnerships with schools basketball leagues, and messaging/media positioning of basketball with the Confidential brand to sustain long term growth in Japan.

Confidential

VP Business Development

Responsibilities:

  • Launched sports event division expanding revenues 300% year over year to $3M.
  • Personally landed major accounts the NFL, Avia and Ektelon while and expanding footprint to four countries.

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

District Sales Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Turned around a flat territory by 137%
  • Directed a team of 6 sales reps with P&L responsibilities

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