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RssAccomplished sales manager and leader

With a lifetime of positive real world experiences, I am looking for one more “great job” where I can use my business experience and people skills to help an organization grow and reach its specific goals.

Sales Manager

Stillwater, OK

About Me

Industry:

Sales & Sales Management

Occupation:

Sales Manager

Highlights:

My wonderful wife and three great children are the greatest accomplishments of my life. The next greatest are is circle of friends, established and nurtured over the last 45 years.
 

Education level:

Master

Will Relocate:

Yes

Location:

Stillwater, OK

Work Experiences

2/2007 - /2008

RK Pinson & Associates

Contractor / Freelance

  • Researched mineral rights ownership for possible development for various oil and gas companies Negotiated land leases with property owners for oil and gas drilling

2/2005 - /2007

Home Creations

Manager

  • Oversaw all operations related to land development, resulting in more than 500 residential lots per year Managed the Environmental Quality Department to prevent adverse environmental impacts resulting from land development Served on executive management team which directed all facets of the business

5/2003 - /2008

Craig Kessler Homes LLC

Self-Employed

  • Owned and operated business for 5 years, while also impacting the local community of 50,000 residents through various board and organizational activities Built 2,300 to 3,000 square-foot custom and spec homes in Stillwater, OK Appointed to Stillwater Planning Commission by City Mayor Elected to and served 5 years on the Stillwater Home Builders Association Board of Directors Received the 2005 Stillwater Homebuilder of the Year Award Wrote popular monthly homebuilding newspaper column for Stillwater NewsPress for three years

4/2000 - /2004

CStar Construction & Development

Director / VP

  • Developed a 78 lot sud-division for “affordable” housing and built twenty five 1,200 to 2,500 square-foot speculative and custom homes Designed and constructed an “Old Town” style shopping center containing 15 to 20 businesses

3/1978 - 12/1999

Star Forms Inc.

Director / VP

  • Led profitable sales division with more than $100 million in annual sales covering 29 states, while managing up to 15 regional sales managers Established and grew National Accounts program to over $50 million in annual sales in a 6- year period Supervised marketing operations including pricing, direct mail, market analysis, customer service, distribution and marketing communications Created private label and national programs for over 30 national accounts to fit many different channels of wholesale distribution

3/1975 - 10/1978

Central States Business Forms, Inc

Manager

  • Directed the operation and growth of all sales and marketing activities Surpassed company sales goals and increased customer base by 20%

1/1973 - 1/1975

McGaw Labs

Manager

  • Sold hospital supplies throughout Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle Exceeded sales quotas regularly and converted 3 hospitals to McGraw

2/1969 - 1/1972

US Army

Manager

  • Served in Germany and Viet Nam as a motor officer, platoon leader, company commander, battalion operations officer and convoy commander

Education

1975

Master Degree

University of Central Oklahoma

  • Biusiness Administration

1969

Bachelor Degree

Oklahoma State University

  • Biusiness Administration

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