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					                                     Jeromy J. Reynolds
                                        3756 Durham Road • Guilford, CT 06437
                                       203-915-4720 • jeromyreynolds@gmail.com


                              Account Executive / Sales Management
Versatile, highly motivated Account Management / Sales Professional with track record reflecting ability to define
direction, manage performance, and drive profitability. Consistently raise the bar on overall operations and results with
history of producing even during sluggish conditions. Skilled in turning around underperforming business operations.
•   Proactive initiative-taker who can successfully cultivate new business opportunities, boost sales performance, and
    exceed revenue quotas, frequently producing double-digit sales growth. Exceptional relationship management
    talents, which complement strong account management skills. Expert problem-solving skills.
•   Expertise across multiple sectors along with demonstrated ability to quickly master new disciplines and make a
    value-added contribution to organizational objectives.
•   B.A., Psych-based Human Relations (Connecticut College, magna cum laude) complemented by professional
    development training in PowerPoint, E-Certified credential (Real Estate, 2007), RealTech training (Prudential’s
    professional sales training, 2007), and a wide range of interpersonal/communications seminars.

Core Competencies & Value …
    √ Business Development & Brand Management                   √    Sales Forecasting Background
    √ Sales & Marketing Experience                              √    Business Turnaround Expertise
    √ Profit & Revenue Growth                                   √    Solutions Selling

                                          Professional Experience

                    PRUDENTIAL CONNECTICUT REALTY • Madison, CT                   Sept. 2007–Present
                                      Sales Executive / Realtor®

Professional Realtor®, handling marketing and sales of residential and commercial properties throughout Connecticut
Shoreline area; also handle leasing of select rental properties.
•   Named Co-Listing Agent of the Month (February 2008).
•   Drawn to my innovative approaches and track record, an experienced Realtor ® listed her own property with me
    following her previously unsuccessful efforts to market it over a 6-month timeframe.
•   Designed and executed highly successful marketing campaign targeting expired listings of other agents; combined
    use of aerial photography to aggressively market select properties. Most significant result produced to date was the
    successful sale of a $2.2M residence (Clinton, CT).
•   Recognized as key contributor with reputation for earning client confidence. Member, Chamber of Commerce.
•   Augmenting professional background as a Realtor® is experience acquired as Survey Technician, a post held with
    Stonewall Boundaries (Wallingford, CT) on a part-time basis from Oct. 2005 to present (20 hours/month).

              GUPPIES TO PUPPIES • Old Saybrook, CT June 2006–Present; June 2000–May 2001
                                                Manager

Currently manage retail sales and business operations on part-time basis in conjunction with professional activities as a
Realtor®. Train and oversee staff of full- and part-time sales associates. Provide professional animal care.
•   Launched numerous customer care programs that increased foot traffic, boosted sales, and built customer loyalty.
•   Upon return to store management in June 2006, faced serious record of declining sales from 6 previous months.
    Instituted dynamic merchandising program with expanded product line, enhanced inventory/new SKUs, and
    spearheaded in-store events and signage that produced dramatic results with double-digit increases in sales nearly
    every month following:
    June 2006 … 14%                 July 2006 … 34%                  Aug. 2006 … 20%             Sept. 2006 … 26% 
    Oct. 2006 … 9%                  Nov. 2006 … 25%                  Dec. 2006 … 19%             Jan. 2007 … flat
    Feb. 2007 … 17%                 Mar. 2007 … 20%                  Apr. 2007 … 10%             May 2007 … 17% 
•   During 2000–2001 management tenure, increased sales by 25% in 1 year.
•   Provide extensive consumer education regarding selection and care of pets.                                  … continued
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              INDEPENDENT STERLING SILVER DISTRIBUTOR • Guilford, CT                   Mar. 2005–May 2006
                                  Sales Manager / Business Founder

Established a successful sterling silver jewelry distributorship, marketing to clients initially through variety of
venues/special events (office building events, fairs, festivals, flea markets, retirement homes, hospitals, colleges, home
parties) and ultimately via Internet/web sales.
•    Honed professional sales and marketing skills in building and promoting business.
•    Identified market need, sourced vendors (importers and wholesalers), and established optimal price points for both
     affordable sterling silver jewelry as well as one-of-a-kind pieces.
•    Flexibly managed evolving business that attained profitability within first 6 months.
•    Reinvested profits and expanded sales opportunities through Internet expansion; launched website that achieved
     high-visibility rankings on Yahoo, MSN, and Google sites.
•    Ultimately created portal for Internet sales with inventory of up to 5,000 different sterling silver items.

                                      ELEMENTARY TEACHER / EDUCATOR
                                  Kindergarten / Grades 2 and 4 / Camp Leadership

Aiken Elementary School • West Hartford, CT (Sept. 2004–Mar. 2005) — Grade 2 Teacher
Korn Elementary School • Durham, CT (Sept. 2003–June 2004) — Grade 4 Teacher
•   Developed and implemented curriculum, effectively managed classroom community, designed creative instructional
    units/lessons/activities, and promoted a love of learning for students. Established appropriate lesson and behavior
    modification plans for students with specialized needs, differentiated instruction to meet needs of all learners, and
    utilized manipulatives and inquiry-based learning models to advance instruction.
•   Served on District’s ―Young Authors’ Day‖ committee as well as school’s ―Writers’ Jubilee‖ committee.
•   Additional instructional expertise included positions as Kindergarten Teacher (Children’s Discovery Center,
    Guilford, CT – 1 year), Boating and Waterfront Director (Deer Lake Day Camp, Killingworth, CT – 1 summer), and
    Assistant Director/Senior Counselor (Wonders in Nature Day Camp, Killingworth, CT – 1 summer; Deer Lake Day
    Camp – 4 summers), in addition to substitute/student teaching.

                   CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS CABLE COMPANY • Athens, GA                        2001–2002
                                  Customer Services Representative

•   Worked extensively with customer base, upselling accounts and producing additional revenues.



                                                      Education

CONNECTICUT COLLEGE • New London, CT
Bachelor of Arts, Psych-based Human Relations (magna cum laude, 2000)
•  Graduated with Distinction in Major
•  Teaching Certification: Elementary, Grades K–6 (005)
•  Member/Elected Secretary, Psi Chi Honor Society

				
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