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Alexander Wilson
Professional Summary

Outgoing international sales and marketing professional known for superb customer growth skills with a passion for exceeding sales goals. Results-oriented professional who has achieved consistent double-digit sales growth in diverse industries and doubled quote activity over the last year. Accomplished, experienced leader with the unique ability to relate to diverse clients, negotiate contracts and close high-dollar sales.

  • Sales and Marketing Management
  • Outside of the Box Problem Solving
  • Communication & Media Relations
  • Innovative Sales Promotion
  • Public Speaking
  • Administration and Management
  • Contract Negotiation 
Business Development Manager 04/2003 to Present
Grand Aire, Inc
  • Responsible for generating sales for this logistics services company at Toledo Express Airport.
  • Our team transformed Grand Aires' air charter business from a charter operator to a Top Five air expedite broker providing expedited freight and passenger service to corporate accounts, 3PL's and freight forwarders worldwide.
  • Working with the Port, federal, state & local government agencies and regional, national and international cargo airlines, logistics sales have experienced double-digit increases in each of the past six years and quadrupled at the FBO making it the primary cargo handling facility on the field and a destination point for cargo flights in the Midwest US.
Affiliate Sales & Marketing Manager 10/1995 to 04/2003
The Consumer Automotive Repair Show Holland, OH
  • The Consumer Automotive Repair Show.
  • Affiliate Sales & Marketing Manager Joining this entrepreneurial organization from its' inception, grew a local weekend talk radio program into the number one automotive call-in program on commercial radio in the United States with over 200 affiliate stations.
Vice President 04/1994 to 10/1995
Northwest Title Agency, Inc Toledo, OH
  • Responsible for sales of all title and appraisal services to a diverse customer group servicing the real estate market in Ohio and Michigan.
  • Key aspects of the position include departmental budgetary management, marketing plan development and supervision of all corporate sales personnel and outside marketing agencies.
Marketing Mgr 12/1992 to 04/1994
Nike, Inc Beaverton, OR
  • As the key marketing contact with Nike's top accounts, managed all client specific marketing and merchandising activities including network/spot TV radio & print advertising as well as product displays, plan-o-grams, etc.
National Sales Promotion Manager 01/1989 to 01/1992
Champion Spark Plug Co Toledo, OH
  • Responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of all promotional activities of Champion & Anco branded automotive products in the U.S.
  • This included all incentive programs and sales promotion materials for traditional distribution channels, buying groups and strategic national accounts.
Account Supervisor 01/1986 to 01/1989
Fahlgren & Swink Advertising Toledo, OH
  • With billings of approximately $3M, managed two of the agencies' key accounts.
  • The McDonald's MACOM Co-op (all NW Ohio stores) had a significant growth in sales under my leadership.
  • People's Drug Stores had over 120 locations in Ohio and Indiana.
Regional Marketing Manager 01/1984 to 01/1986
Bojangle's of America, Inc Charlotte, NC
  • After setting up the regions' marketing office for this rapidly expanding restaurant chain in Knoxville, TN managed all marketing activities for an eleven state area.
  • Responsibilities included planning strategic promotions, working with independent owners on local programs, providing direction to agency personnel and supervising the field marketing team.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration Youngstown State University - Youngstown, OH
Current Member of Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments Freight Committee Former Member of the Toledo Trucking Association Attend numerous courses, trade conferences and seminars. Presented to college classes on the subjects of advertising, marketing and sales promotion. Member of the Air Forwarders Association Member of Toastmasters International Board Member; Cresset Chemical Company Former Member of National Home Builders Association Former Member of Toledo Home Builders Association Former Board member of two economic development organizations. Proficient in numerous CRM software programs & business media programs including Microsoft Office Suite, PhotoShop and ACT!
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Previous Companies:

  • Grand Aire
  • Inc
  • The Consumer Automotive Repair Show

Previous Job Positions:

  • Business Development Manager
  • Affiliate Sales & Marketing Manager
  • Vice President
  • Marketing Mgr
  • National Sales Promotion Manager


  • Youngstown State University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science

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