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Leapstructures - Business Development Resume Example

Hannah Wood
Professional Summary
Goal-oriented customer success professional with 20 years experience, dedicated to a high level of customer satisfaction and meeting aggressive business goals.  As an entrepreneur and manager,  I have cultivated long-term client relationships generating millions in revenue for my past employers.  With carefully honed research skills to identify new business opportunities and with my inquisitive personality, I am able to understand the needs of my clients and exceed their expectations.  With uncanny emotional intelligence and a collaborative communication style, I develop productive partnerships with co-workers, clients and prospects alike.  I am committed, genuine and demonstrate a high degree of integrity in all endeavors.
  • Professional Leadership
  • Business Development
  • Entrepreneur
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Research and Development
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communications and Media
  • Persuasion
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Coordination
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Negotiation
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Systems Analysis
  • Creative & Collaborative
Business Development 09/2013 to 07/2014
Leap!Structures Austin, TX
  • Conferred with other managers to identify trends, key group interests and concerns and provided advice on business decisions for Austin start-up.
  • Established and maintained cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, and public interest groups.
  • Researched, targeted and developed project opportunities with C-level clientele.
  • Utilized strong executive selling skills to establish and manage new partner relationships.
  • Increased client outreach by 50% in less than 6 months.
Business Development Manager 08/2012 to 03/2013
CG&S Design Build Austin, TX
  • Cultivated and nurtured strong business relationships with new targeted clientele.
  • Increased client outreach by 50% in less than 6 months.
  • Created, coordinated and promoted homeowner workshop series.
  • Harvested client testimonials and created new customer referral program.
  • Built extensive portfolio of local relationships with C-level executives and leaders by attending sponsored events and outreach.
Project Manager/Director of Business Development 11/2006 to 07/2012
Dynamic Reprographics, Inc. Austin, TX
    • Led sales and promotion of data management software and services to C-level executives on local and national level.
    • Created proposals, contracts and negotiated sales with C-level clientele, including COTA & Formula One.
    • Identified, researched and pursued innovative ideas for company growth.
    • Increased sales and service to contractors by 75%.
    • Organized activities directly related to making products or providing services.
    • Directed and coordinated activities with departments concerned with the production, pricing, sales, and distribution of products.
    • Reviewed financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and determined areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
    • Managed staff, prepared work schedules and assigned specific duties.
    • Established and implemented departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with  the owner and staff members as necessary.
    • Determined goods and services to be sold, and set prices and credit terms, based on forecasts of customer demand.
    • Developed or implemented product-marketing strategies, including advertising campaigns or sales promotions.
    • Recommended locations for a new facility and organized the the relocation.

Founder/CEO 11/1996 to 10/2006
Lights Out, Inc. Austin, TX
  • Created candle manufacturing company from a small, in-house production facility to a popular brand that demanded contracted manufacturing and fulfillment services.
  • Established and managed private and wholesale label partnerships with C-level clientele, for example, The Four Seasons Hotel
  • Executed successful fundraising effort for the Texas Bicycle Coalition in a partnership with Whole Foods and Trek Bikes
  • Successfully sold Lights Out, Inc. in 2006
Bachelor of Science: Anthropology and African Studies Jun 1994 University of Vermont - Burlington , VT
Junior Year Abroad in Kenya, East Africa: African Studies Jun 1992 Long Island University - Long Island, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • LeapStructures
  • CG&S Design Build
  • Dynamic Reprographics

Previous Job Positions:

  • Business Development
  • Business Development Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Director of Business Development
  • Founder


  • University of Vermont
  • Long Island University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Junior Year Abroad in Kenya, East Africa

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