I would like to be with a maritime company on the international sector, working with dealers or distribution on the inside or outside.
GENMAR HOLDINGS - Minneapolis, MN
Manager International Sales and Operations – (June 5, 2002-September 18, 2007)
ß Manage the largest and most successful territory in Genmar; Australia/New Zealand territory.
ß Create a strong dealer network by building relationships, providing excellent customer service, and
regularly visiting dealerships and boat shows.
ß Support long-term growth and strategic planning activities by partnering with other functional areas
ß Address customs issues that arise during transport of product.
ß Hire and train new departmental team members on sales techniques, client protocol, and company
ß Responsible for creating weekly reports, which review new sales, transport dates, and pricing inquires.
ß Work closely with company brands to establish competitive and cost effective pricing.
ß Assist finance department with dealer payment terms.
ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR – Eden Prairie, MN
Branch Corporate Account Manager (June 15, 2001 – April 26, 2002)
ß Cold-called externals companies in an effort to source new business.
ß Developed the ability to handle stressful situations calmly and confidently.
ß Responsible for sending weekly sales report to main office for review.
AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – Mexico City, Mexico
Publications Intern (August 8, 1999 – Dec 11, 1999)
ß Obtained information for salaries in the states of Mexico for the
tax book that were sent to members of the Chamber. Initiated and conducted
conversations in Spanish for proposal writing.
MBA PROGRAM, St. Thomas University, Minneapolis, MN 3.8
B.A. – Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota, May 2001; Majors: Spanish & Business 2.8
STUDY ABROAD, VENUSA, Merida, Venezuela (Spring Semester 2001)
STUDY ABROAD, Universidad Las Americas, Mexico City, Mexico (Fall
MAY SEMINAR. Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota (Spring Term 1999)-One month excursion thru Norway, Switzerland, England, France, and Ireland studying the business and economics of each country thru business meeting, tours, informational sessions and participation
I am a very motivated, hard working individual that will do what needs to get the job done. I enjoy working under pressure and have a very laid back attitude. I also enjoy people and meeting new people. I am very familiar with the maritime industry and enjoy it.
Willing to Relocate.