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CURRICULUM VITAE * Exceptional marketing, sales, business development, and strategic planning kno w-how * Propelled $2+ million

company to $64 million industry leader. Directed the co nsolidation of two separate business units into one integrated operating entity to facilitate increased market demands, capacity expansion, product quality, dev eloped new sources of future top line growth and continued margin expansion whil e improving lead times and customer service experience. * Direct cross-functional management, brand, marketing and sales teams driving v alue by increasing sales and margin expansion, analyzed market & competitor busi ness models, provided financial & statistical analysis of market trends, and pro vided real solutions through the use of consumer focus groups, advertising campa igns, marketing campaigns, business retention and new business development strat egies with a focus on time-to-market strategies while exceeding service customer expectations. * Superior analytical capabilities and interpersonal skills. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Pegasus Print Group LLC. - 2006 to present Vice President, Sales & Marketing * Wrote Business Plan with Forecasted Statements of Assets, Liabilities, Members ' Equity and Statements of Cash Flow resulting in the merger of two commercial p rinting companies * Responsible for all sales & marketing activities for new company and several d irect mail houses in Northeastern Ohio. * Developed new markets for printed products. Implemented digital printing busi ness unit. Established transactional and transpromotional divisions of Pegasus Printing Group. * Created a full-service, web-based fullfilment operating business unit featurin g on-demand print capabilities for the Pegasus Printing Group. * Full P&L responsibility. Autobody Products Inc. - 2004 to 2006 Director, New Business Development * Responsible for the growth of new markets in Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsy lvania, increasing market share in existing markets for auto refinish products, materials and body shop supplies. * Provided consulting and collision management training services for API's custo mers. * Large group facilitator and staff consultant for PPG and BASF. Worked closely with Bernie Blinckenstaff, President of Collision Management Services, Inc. * Advised API senior management of current competitive conditions, market trends and recommended staff changes and hiring needs. * Recruited sales, technical support and management personnel as needed and requ ired in order to exceed management's growth and profit targets. * Managed the activities of salaried and commissioned Account Managers, Retail S tore Managers and Coatings Industry technical support personnel. * P&L responsibility. International Business Solutions, Inc. - 1998 to Present Partner, Senior Vice President Consulting Group * Founding Partner of this visionary financial software ASP which provides web-b ased accounting solutions, business value reports, sales composite and exception reports, 20 group reports, KPI reports, and B2B database solutions. * Utilize contemporary manufacturing strategies with a focus on time-to-market s trategies, Six Sigma Lean Manufacturing, consultative selling techniques, JIT in ventory management, Deming's TQM, ASQ, SPC, Six Sigma, and ISO9000 certification criteria. Led project teams through the analysis of measured results, develope

d and facilitated both large group and boardroom-level presentations for clients including three Fortune 500 corporations. * Developed marketing plans for several large national automotive aftermarket ne tworks. * Initiated joint venture talks, researched market opportunities, developed a fi ve-year pro-forma, secured financing and led negotiations with leading automotiv e coatings industry providers resulting in a formation of several high-profile r etail service providers. * Created King Collision Centers, built and staffed a 42,000 sq. ft. state-of-th e-art repair facility whose 2009 sales exceeded $7,000,000. * Gained profound knowledge about how to establish and sustain successful distri bution networks between collision repairers, jobbers and refinish providers such as PPG and BASF. * Full P&L responsibility. Garland & Schellhorn, Inc. CPA - 1994 to 1998 Vice President Marketing * M & A and Joint Venture work resulted in the merger of three nationally recogn ized companies. Prepared for eventual IPO. * Prepared Request for Proposal and Strategic Business Plan targeted to automoti ve coatings industry providers resulting in initial capital investment of $16,00 0,000 for acquisition purposes. * Served as consultant and 20-group fascinator for Square One Systems, owners of Coyote Vision Group. * Authored Business Plan with Forecasted Statements of Assets, Liabilities, Memb ers' Equity and Statements of Cash Flow resulting in the formation of both True2 Form Collision Repair Centers and Collision Team Automotive. Sidney Printing Works, Inc. - 1991 to 1994 Vice President Marketing & Sales * Directed the sales of proprietary licensed consumer products, including Disney licensed greeting cards and home decorative consumer products, through a sales team of 18 Account Representatives, Band Managers, CSR's & National Account Mana ger. * Developed label and sticker products for Kroger Manufacturing and Gibson Greet ing Cards. Marcal Paper Mills, Springprint Converting Division - 1986 to 1991 Division Vice President, General Manager * P & L responsibility for the Division of this consumer products industry leade r. * Launched the consolidation of two separate business units into one integrated operating entity to facilitate increased market demands, capacity expansion, pro duct quality, and fixed cost reduction while improving lead times and customer s ervice. * Led a nationwide team of commissioned and salaried sales representatives & mar keting personnel selling proprietary consumer products targeted towards various segments of the Institutional Foodservice Industry, Gift and Accessory Industry and various other market segments. Springprint Paper Products Co. - 1972 to 1986 President (1983 - 1986), VP & General Manager (1982 - 1983), VP Marketing (1974 - 1982), Sales Representative (1972 - 1974) * Increased sales by 300% and directed the sales, marketing, & manufacturing act ivities for this paper converting leader until its acquisition by Marcal Paper M ills in 1986. * Built a national sales organization of foodservice brokers and salaried sales representatives selling converted paper products to the institutional foodservic e industry.

* Full P&L responsibility. EDUCATION BFA, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, attended Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, Dr. W. Edwards Deming TQM/SPC. JIT Facilitator Training QCI, ISO9000 Audi tor, University of Dayton, plus numerous additional industry-related technical a nd professional training. PROFESSIONAL/COMMUNITY Director, Tissue Division of the American Paper Institute; Chairman, Senior Serv ices Advisory Board, Trumbull County Ohio Commission; Chairman, Civil Service Co mmission, City of Niles, Ohio; Past Member Board of Education, Mad River/Green L ocal School District; Past President, Urban League-Center Street Community Cente r, Springfield, Ohio; Past Director, Sedona Art Center; Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Springfield Junior Chamber of Commerce; member of the Color Fash ion Institute of New York and the Color Marketing Group identifying home decorat ing trends and fashion color standards used by both consumers groups and manufac turers throughout North America. HOBBIES / INTERESTS Painting, Art Collecting (Contemporary Southwest), Music, Theatre, Cooking, Hiki ng, Traveling and Politics and the Political Process PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES References and other professional information will be provided upon request. Fo r more information, please call (330) 652-5808 or email th12a383a@westpost.net