1998 – 2020
Kustom Koozies – Raleigh, NC
Owner Operator – marketing
My wife and I are co-owners of Kustom Koozies, a web based company that prints and distributes personalized koozies primarily for events. Weddings, graduations, birthday parties, reunions make up 90% of our business. I am stepping down from this company. I handled the technical side of the company including email marketing, Adwords, SEO, and was part of all management decisions of a small company. I was responsible for bringing in new customers.
1998 – 2005
Custom Mail Solutions – Raleigh, NC
Owner – Outside Sales
Bought an equity interest in this company providing bulk mail solutions for customers. Responsible for outside sales and coordinated customer orders. Networked through chambers, networking groups and cold calling. Maintained a solid customer base and grew profitable sales in double digits every year.
1992 – 1998
Fedex Kinko’s – Raleigh, NC
Account Manager – Outside Sales
Was hired as an Account Manager in a brand new location. Took this start up location from $0.00 in sales to top 10 in the country. (700+locations) Cold called on accounts and established relationships and ensured customers were happy while growing the customer base.
1989 – 1992
Florida Power & Light – Juno Beach, FL
Was responsible for reporting of budgets and costs in the Nuclear Engineering Department of Florida Power & Light.