Over 13+ years sales and marketing experience; covering industries including Hotel Enterprise, Experiential Marketing Agencies, Beverage, and Sports Marketing entities. Skilled in acquiring accounts/new development, negotiations, promotions and marketing development. Experienced in team management, budgetary management, business prospecting and growth and relationship building.
PSI Promotional Products (St. Louis, MO) May 2005-June 2006
Responsible for acquisition and retention of promotional product accounts to support regional sports teams, schools and corporate entities.
Starwood Hotels (Kansas City, MO) April 2001-September 2002
Responsible for representing two properties in the Kansas City Area.
Negotiated corporate rates with national and local businesses
Prospected and pitched potential clients, developed 120 accounts and aided in best in class customer service.
Holiday Inn (St. Louis, MO) March 1999- April 2001
Developed and implemented programs for 85 corporate local and nationwide accounts
Improved the tourism and sports market in local area
Starwood Hotels (St. Louis, MO) March 1997-March 1999
Improved hotel’s potion with the local in tour and travel, religious organizations and sports markets
Responsible for corporate catering events with local area
Contemporary Productions (St. Louis, MO) May 1995-March 1997
Aided in launching several events through research and coordination of event production and marketing
Responsible for contract negotiations with artists and venues
Secured advertising within local markets for concert promotions
Additional Work Experience, April 1997-March 1998
National Football League (NFL)
Represented NFL as St. Louis Rams Cheerleader through fundraising and benefit appearances as well as represented at on-site, field games.
Busch Creative Services
Acted as freelance production coordinator for Anheuser-Busch executives; produced events in local market.
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science in Electronic Media Production, (year) , Southwest Missouri State University. Minor in Marketing
References & Portfolio available upon request.