I'm Keeping It Real
The Biz talk: I have a proven track record leading organizations and businesses of all sizes. I move easily from vision & strategy to implementation & analysis and am ready to roll up my sleeves and take on any project or business need head on.
I am an innovative, solutions-driven thinker with entrepreneurial spirit and a flair for taking the ordinary and developing an extraordinary angle or solution.
I have a unique combination of skills, strengths, and business acumen that have served my clients well. My expertise has expanded their business, improved their growth objectives, and contributed to their organizations success.
Pioneered the successful start-up of a national event /catering division for an $11 billion global food service provider. Achieved $12 million in new sales over a 4-year period.
Co-managed a Special Events Division a Fortune 500 company from the ground floor growing with annual sales 157% year two, with direct responsibilities for all areas of sales, marketing operations & business development.
Recognized as “Manager of the Year” 3 consecutive years for generating innovative business ideas within a and for consistently exceeding targeted sales growth.
Owned and operated a unique gourmet pizza concept and sold for significant profit.
Managed a 5 State region for a market leading purveyor of coffee with 250 retail locations and with sales revenues in excess of $18 million dollars.
Successfully revitalized an underachieving Chicagoland organic foodservice business increasing revenues 35% within 5 months.
Re-positioned business into a compelling brand receiving notable publicity & attention.
The real speak: I am an entrepreneur at heart and a real start-up kind of gal. I have owned small businesses and have been involved in the start of many ground floor companies and divisions.
In most cases, I was not just the marketing guru but also a jack-of-all-trades. I’m comfortable wearing many hats, I sincerely enjoy it. I thrive on challenges and environments where no two workdays are the same.
I work from a place of honesty, integrity, and am passionate about the work I do. It fuels me to help other professionals achieve their goals and bring their priorities to fruition.
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I love: food, cooking, dancing, learning, creating, traveling, dining out, wine, deep conversations, puzzles., being active, designing, brainstorming, a good sense of humor, growing and new challenges!
I hate: chronic complainers, mean spirited people and raw fish.
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