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George Skourides

118 Hillside Avenue • Arlington, Massachusetts 02476


ª781-541-0211 •℡ 781-648-4507 • | geos1215@yahoo.com
PROFESSION: Sales/Sales Management–Business Development
CORE COMPETENCIES
¾ Vision and leadership, ¾ Propel growth and profit ¾ Acute technical aptitude
with successful performance in through highly effective skills with strong self-disciplined
diversified sales, sales in evaluating, organizing, and motivation, team spirit, and
management, and overall communicating for optimum competitive nature
business development results ¾ Achieve & surpass goals
¾ Strong expertise in identifying ¾ Creative problem-solver with through a high capacity to
and rectifying business a can-do attitude, influence, persuade,
challenges to positively impact entrepreneurial sensibility, negotiate, and direct
the bottom-line and customer-centric focus effectively

PROFESSIONAL
HISTORY: Commercial Sales Manager / Estimator
Wallex Glass, Inc. – Arlington, MA (`07-Present)
Manager/Business Partner / Corporate Sales Executive
Workout 19 – Manchester, NH (`04-`07)
General Manager / Bally Total Fitness – (three locations, MA) (`03-`04)
Regional Sales Supervisor / General Manager
Planet Fitness – New England (`95-`03)
Owner-Operator / Angelina’s Restaurant – Quincy, MA (`90-`95)
Mechanical Drafter / Joseph Schneider Engineering Corp. (`89-`90)
CAREER
HIGHLIGHTS: Effort, achievement, and recognition characterize the listed professional history, which
includes, but is not limited to, the following:
♦ Commendations citing “Performance Excellence in both Sales & Management”…
♦ Successfully managing every facet of business operations – sales, customer service, and personnel with hands-on P&L
control in highly competitive markets…
♦ Selling and servicing B2B and B2C accounts - completely starting a sales department and increasing sales by up to
250% at the current affiliation and building business from a zero base to profitability at the previous business…
♦ Performing and/or managing sales of products and/or services to a wide range of B2B/B2C clientele, both individually and
in group presentations …
♦ Effectively translating sales information to appeal to both the layman and sophisticated professional…
♦ Building long-term relationships – cultivating and maintaining contacts with a strong following…
♦ Precisely evaluating customer requirements – generating excellent relations to produce new and repeat business; opening
new and expanding existing accounts…
♦ Keeping pace with market trends, conditions, and the competition for maximum sales results…
♦ Creating and implementing innovations to new and existing business situations at each job that have served as “blueprints”
for continued improvements in productivity, revenue generation, and cost control…
♦ Accurately compiling, processing, and analyzing extensive informational and financial data for precise business decision-
making …
♦ Effectively hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and motivating staff and management personnel – providing close
support – cultivating productive work teams…
♦ Efficiently selecting, negotiating, and purchasing goods and services – dealing with a wide range of vendors – obtaining the
best quality at the least cost…
♦ Quickly identifying, defining, and helping solve operational, personnel, and client problems…
♦ Assessing the immediate and continuing needs of work to establish priorities for providing appropriate interventions based
on urgency level…
♦ Working well on an independent basis and as part of a team under fast-paced, high-pressure conditions; consistently
ensuring the most productive, cost-efficient, and highest quality solutions to business needs…
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Drafting & Design
Graduated 1989, ITT Technical Institute
Business Major / University of Massachusetts
Professional Sales & Motivational Seminars
ADDITIONAL QUALITIES: → Flexibility to “wear-several-hats” → Confidence to take charge → Skill to rapidly adapt to
changing markets and conditions → Computer skills: Windows, Word, and Excel → Foreign language: Fluent Greek
→ Leisure: Competitive community softball and basketball → References upon request.