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2002 – Present Health/Life Insurance Agent, Trust Services
Various Health, Life and Annuity Providers (through Kemp & Associates), Bloomington, IN
Nationwide providers of Health/Life Insurance and Annuities. Responsible for prospecting, lead generation, recruiting, and sales. Exemplary Accomplishments: Placed ~ $4,000,000 of Annuity business in a single month once, > $1,000,000 more than once. Saved Teachers and Small Business Owners $1,500 - $6,000 per year on insurance costs. Benefits Manager for some clients.
2001 – 2002 Recruiting, Sales, and Fundraising
United Auto Dealers Exchange, Inc. (UADE), Austin, TX
Start-up online salvage auto auction. Responsible for recruiting, fundraising, and expanding database of online users. Exemplary Accomplishments: Recruited employees and dealers leading to database expansion of 100% and new investment of approximately $400,000 within 10 months.
1998 – 2001 Contract Recruiter (Through The Geiger Group)
Catapult Communications, Inc. (remote for Austin)
Leading provider of software test programs for telecom and datacom companies.
Responsible for recruiting all technical employees for a new design center. Recruited skills include C/C++, Unix (Solaris), 3G, VoIP, socket programming, middleware, interprocess, and encoder/decoder.
Ernst & Young (remote from Austin for Los Angeles, CA and Phoenix, AZ)
Worldwide provider of business consulting services.
Responsible for external “eTeam” experienced-hire recruiting initially nationwide, then
specifically for Los Angeles and Phoenix. Recruited skills and experience included
Oracle, SQL, RDBMS, OO, JAVA, EJB, C++, ASP, XML, CORBA, DCOM, ACD, CTI, IVR, Siebel, Clarify, CCIE, CCNA, VPN, VoIP and more.
Works.com, Austin, TX
Internet e-commerce B2B (business-to-business) online purchasing company.
Responsible for all recruiting: Development (Software/Build engineers), QA, Services Production (DSS, AIX, DB2, Network Engineers, System Administrators), Customer Satisfaction, Web Production (Content, Development, Usability), Product Management, Merchandising, Marketing, Sales, Business Development, Corporate Administration and Finance/Accounting.
1998 – 1999 Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. located in New York, NY (remote assignment from Austin)
Financial Recruiter responsible for recruiting retail stockbrokers in target areas.
1999 Contract Recruiter (Through Austin TekSys, Inc.)
Edison Mission Energy, Chantilly, VA – Network Engineers and System Administrators.
Motorola, Austin, TX – Device, Etch, Mechanical, Manufacturing and Process Engineers.
Encad, San Diego, CA – Embedded / Firmware Engineers.
1998 - 1999 Accounting and Financial Recruiter
Accounting Solutions (a division of Career Blazers Inc.), Austin, Texas
Local division of a nationwide search firm specializing in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire placements of Accounting and Financial professionals for both public accounting firms and private industry. Exemplary Accomplishments: Ranked #24 of 66 for nationwide recruiting production in third month of employment.
1998 Recruiter/Vice President Human Resources
International Meta Systems, Inc. (IMS), Austin, Texas
Designers of full-custom CMOS microprocessors.
Responsible for recruiting all areas of the organization including accounting/finance, technical, sales and administrative, benefits oversight (including H1B visas).
1997 - 1998 Technical Recruiter and Human Resources Generalist
International Meta Systems, Inc. (IMS), El Segundo, California
Candidate recruiting, negotiating salary, bonus, benefits, relocation allowance
Resume review, evaluation and routing/distribution
Phone screen set-up, scheduling and coordination
Interview set-up, scheduling, travel arrangements (if necessary) and
Reference checks and background research for new hires and current staff promotions
Closing candidates for offer acceptance, offer letter preparation and revision
Agency/recruiter coordination, external placement fee negotiations and tracking
Candidate tracking system – initial establishment, development and revisions
Open job requirement specifications - development, documentation, and
Internal referral fee determinations and tracking
Prepared Staffing Report (weekly)
California Regional Recruiter
Iomega Corporation, Roy Utah
Manufacturer of the Zip, Ditto and Jazz data storage devices.
Recruited technical personnel simultaneously for two offices producing two different products – Milpitas (San Jose area) and Rancho Bernardo (San Diego area).
1995 - 1997 Full-service Hardware Recruiting
Independent Resource Systems, Inc., Canoga Park, California
High technology search firm including, but not limited to, software and firmware engineers, board/systems engineers and chip/transistor level engineers, applications and marketing personnel in the semiconductor and related industries on a nationwide basis.
Austin, Texas Regional Recruiter. Responsibilities included facilitating all solicitation, qualification, and negotiation of agreements relating to search assignments and job requirements as well as recruitment, qualification of skills, matching, suitability and presentation of candidates, salary negotiations, follow-up issue resolution and closing the sale with both the candidate and the client company manager.
1973 - 1995 Other sales highlights:
Raised $100,000 in two months for a new investment partnership
Produced over $200,000 in sales for a new product in four months
Initiated contacts for a $20,000,000 entertainment project for a well-known entertainment family
Stockbroker (Series 7 & Series 63 licenses) registered with the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD).
Commodities Broker (Series 3 license) registered with the National Futures Association (NFA).
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