Candidates

We work with a diverse group of people with a unique skill set. For more information on a Career Development Partners Candidate, contact Rick Christensen.

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Business Development

Jeanie d.

marketing project manager

Tulsa, OK

Results-driven, customer-focused leader with a passion for excellence and a proven track record of measurable revenue growth. Outstanding communication, organization, planning, decision making and negotiation skills. An effective leader that can coach, energize and integrate individuals to build a high-performance team. Very strong interpersonal and relationship management skills.

  • Responsible for defining project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Responsible for tactical planning and scheduling of product launches, marketing campaigns and sales collateral, ensuring goals and deadlines are met.
  • Maintain timelines for multiple projects and oversee workflow of members included in projects, adapting actions to ever-shifting priorities.
  • Motivate project team members and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Develop newsletter and blog content by working with doctors on white papers, testimonials and case studies.

    Tim K.

    SALES/STRATEGIC BUSINESS EXECUTIVE

    Little Rock, AR

    Accomplished business development leader with 21 years of experience successfully establishing new business, increasing revenue, and leading business growth. Proven record in leveraging team strengths to produce outstanding sales results. Systemically resolves problems to create not just immediate solutions, but long-term, comprehensive outcomes. Known as someone clients can rely on to respond quickly providing quality consultation on applying products to their business, due to a deep product knowledge and thorough understanding of their business model and customers.

    AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

    • Revenue Enhancement
    • Strategic Planning
    • Competitive Intelligence
    • Relationship Building
    • Astute Negotiator
    • Contracts
    • Solution Selling
    • Growth Focused
    • Team Leadership
    • Territory Management
    • Project Management
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Operational Excellence
    • Process Improvement
    • Methodology Development
    • Organizational Development
    • Budgeting

    LeeAnn P.

    CE, Events, Trade Show Project Manager

    Tulsa, OK

    Results-driven Marketing Manager with 11 years’ experience. Looking for opportunities which will utilize extensive administrative and marketing project management experience.

    • Progressive experience within the advertising/marketing field, managing multiple projects, personnel and office operations.
    • Strong communication skills – poised and professional interaction with clients, vendors and associates, good rapport with all levels of management.
    • Well organized and highly efficient, exercising such in all facets of work, from clerical to client services; vigorously maintain schedules and consistently meet critical task or business project deadlines.
    • Adept at compiling reports, preparing correspondence and proofreading materials.
    • Capable supervisor with experience in hiring and training temporary personnel; overseeing and ensuring smooth operational flow throughout offices.

      andrea H.

      DIRECTOR OF SMALL BUSINESS GROUP

      Tulsa, OK

      Experienced sales, product marketing and business unit executive with strategic and hands-on experience. Repeated success using powerful analytical capabilities to maximize business unit performance and market position in travel, communications, and health and human services enterprises.   Proven abilities in P&L, marketing and sales, product management, and business planning in multi-billion-dollar companies.  Expert in articulating the “big picture” strategy and decisive in executing the business plan. Collaborative leader who develops teams and achieves results.  Translated successes in strategic planning and general management to leadership role in a major city non-profit organization.

      Accomplished Sales, Marketing, Product Management, and Operations executive with profit and loss responsibility, as well as demonstrated expertise in:

      • Strategic Marketing
      • Sales Operations
      • Product Management
      • Supplier Management
      • Strategy & Business Planning
      • Non-Profit Leadership

       

          Richard B.

          DIRECTOR OF RETAIL CLIENT SOLUTIONS

          BENTONVILLE, AR

          Consults with multiple departments to improve customer and shopper insights, and grow sales profitably. Elevates customer trip purpose knowledge, evaluates pricing and effectiveness, measures and reports promotional effectiveness, understands market share and changes, gleans and reports highlights from national purchase panel activities, and assists with implementation of client company’s Point of Sales (POS) data into syndicated reporting. Assists executing numerous client Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Requests for Information (RFI) responses, including domestic and international scopes. .

          • Researches and delivers insights and recommendations for ad hoc and recurring requests to drive growth, using a wide variety of data sources, including POS, Panel, and other.
          • IASC (Insights, Analytics, and Solutions Certification) certified.
          • Provides POS and panel data, customer and shopper insights and recommendations across a wide variety of merchandising categories, SBUs, and client departments, including Prescriptions, OTC, Consumables, Food, Dry Grocery, Personal Care, Laundry, Frozen Food, Beverages, Dairy, Global Customer Insights and Analytics team, Modular Development, Merchant Finance, etc.
          • Develops, creates, and delivers “Thought Leadership” projects to stimulate creative, leading-edge thinking.
          • Employs significant client company experience and knowledge to elevate understanding and foster effective relationships.

            Health, safety and environment

            Barry H.

            Sr. Director, Global EHS

            Tulsa, OK

            Dynamic, highly accomplished EHS Leader with a track record of improving EHS metrics in every role; extensive experience at a Fortune 100 company with best-in-class EHS programs and performance. Applies operational / technical expertise and excellent interpersonal skills to effectively relate and openly communicate with workforce at all levels; personally aware of leadership style and impact on others. Known for ability to collaborate with other functions to build consensus on challenging initiatives.

            AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

            • Certified Hazardous Material Manager
            • Six Sigma Black Belt Training, Green Belt Certification
            • EHS Management System Improvement
            • Change Management
            • Divestiture and Acquisition EHS support
            • Leading distributed work teams
            • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Certification
            • Process Safety Management (PSM)
            • ServiceNow, Gensuite EHS Systems
            • Workplace Violence Response
            • Risk Assessments
            • Audits and Inspections
            • EHS Training
            • Mentor, Coach
            • Investigation Root Cause Analysis

                                                                                                                                                               FINANCE

            Tom G.

            Accounting and Finance

            Tulsa, OK

            Accounting and Finance Executive with 15 years’ experience in financial operations and strategic planning. Self-motivated, results driven, a strategic leader who has successfully managed continual process improvement and change to create excellence in the organization. Possess excellent communication skills and a high level of ethics and integrity.

            Demonstrated achievements in the areas of:

            • Strategic Planning and Development
            • Financial Reporting / Analysis
            • Debt Management / Bond Issuance
            • Team Leadership / Development
            • Budgeting / Forecasting / Analysis
            • Office Restructuring / Turnaround
            • Excel, Access, Crystal, Office
            • Board, Media, Stakeholder Relations
            • Audit / Regulatory Compliance
            • ERP implementation
            • Capital Planning
            • GAAP, GASBE Knowledgeable

            SALes

            Mark k.

            sales relationship manager

            oklahoma city, ok

            Sales Relationship Manager with over 20 years experience in the production agricultural industry. Known by customers as one who genuinely cares about their concerns and consistently responds quickly, applying deep agriculture and production knowledge to resolve their business issues. Recognized for establishing strong, loyal, long-term relationships with both dealers and their customers. Demonstrate strong skills in crop production, identifying new marketing avenues, problem resolution and identifying economic packaging deals.

             AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

            • Provided support and marketing assistance to 100 dealers and growers in Oklahoma and Texas.
            • Grew sales at former company by $2MM over a three year period and another $2MM over a later three year period.
            • Retained 99% of dealer customers over 25 years.
            • Maintained sales during agriculture economy downturn with very aggressive competitors and grew sales by $1MM.
            • Increased customers’ markets by using ag industry knowledge to recommend product solutions that resulted in one case in a 150% increase in production.
            • Established a trusting relationship with dealers resulting in business advice being valued and a number of the dealers allowing direct contact with their customers.
            • Established relationships with company truck drivers and warehouse employees to create a teamwork atmosphere resulting in smoother resolutions of typical shipping issues.
            • Ensured a deep understanding of customers’ businesses; established relationships with all employees to elicit information that enabled expanded sale opportunities and identification of areas for business improvements.
            • Managed regulatory changes with dealers, educating them to ensure compliance with the state Department of Agriculture requirements.
            • Managed trade show booths and dealer meetings.

            TECHNOLOGY

            Marty O.

            CIO/SENIOR VP, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND FACILITIES & OPERATION SERVICES

            Tulsa, OK

            Extremely accomplished and results-driven CIO/Senior VP of Information Technology and Facilities & Operation Services with exceptional communication skills and an extensive background in the following broad-based competencies:

            AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

            • Strategic Planning                  
            • Project Management 
            • Leadership Development
            • Team Building        
            • Budget Administration
            • Contract Negotiations
            • Systems Integration
            • Excellent strategic planning abilities with comprehensive knowledge of management, organizational development, team building, and project execution.
            • Demonstrated ability to streamline operations resulting in increased productivity and company profit.
            • Solid background hiring, leading, and motivating highly effective teams.
            • Strong ability to simplify the complex, think outside the box, and challenge the status quo.
            • Skilled in the development and implementation of complex network infrastructures and systems that result in added security and flexibility, increased productivity and efficiency, and decreased costs.

                                                                                                                                                               VETERANS

            Mark k.

            sales relationship manager

            oklahoma city, ok

            Sales Relationship Manager with over 20 years experience in the production agricultural industry. Known by customers as one who genuinely cares about their concerns and consistently responds quickly, applying deep agriculture and production knowledge to resolve their business issues. Recognized for establishing strong, loyal, long-term relationships with both dealers and their customers. Demonstrate strong skills in crop production, identifying new marketing avenues, problem resolution and identifying economic packaging deals.

             AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

            • Provided support and marketing assistance to 100 dealers and growers in Oklahoma and Texas.
            • Grew sales at former company by $2MM over a three year period and another $2MM over a later three year period.
            • Retained 99% of dealer customers over 25 years.
            • Maintained sales during agriculture economy downturn with very aggressive competitors and grew sales by $1MM.
            • Increased customers’ markets by using ag industry knowledge to recommend product solutions that resulted in one case in a 150% increase in production.
            • Established a trusting relationship with dealers resulting in business advice being valued and a number of the dealers allowing direct contact with their customers.
            • Established relationships with company truck drivers and warehouse employees to create a teamwork atmosphere resulting in smoother resolutions of typical shipping issues.
            • Ensured a deep understanding of customers’ businesses; established relationships with all employees to elicit information that enabled expanded sale opportunities and identification of areas for business improvements.
            • Managed regulatory changes with dealers, educating them to ensure compliance with the state Department of Agriculture requirements.
            • Managed trade show booths and dealer meetings.

            Barry H.

            Sr. Director, Global EHS

            Tulsa, OK

            Dynamic, highly accomplished EHS Leader with a track record of improving EHS metrics in every role; extensive experience at a Fortune 100 company with best-in-class EHS programs and performance. Applies operational / technical expertise and excellent interpersonal skills to effectively relate and openly communicate with workforce at all levels; personally aware of leadership style and impact on others. Known for ability to collaborate with other functions to build consensus on challenging initiatives.

            AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

            • Certified Hazardous Material Manager
            • Six Sigma Black Belt Training, Green Belt Certification
            • EHS Management System Improvement
            • Change Management
            • Divestiture and Acquisition EHS support
            • Leading distributed work teams
            • OSHA Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Certification
            • Process Safety Management (PSM)
            • ServiceNow, Gensuite EHS Systems
            • Workplace Violence Response
            • Risk Assessments
            • Audits and Inspections
            • EHS Training
            • Mentor, Coach
            • Investigation Root Cause Analysis