JOHN D.

RUSH
913-219-7460
Leawood, Kansas 66206

jackrush7376@gmail.com
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Senior executive skilled in the leadership of P&L management, operations, sales, marketing and business
development. Dynamic sales, marketing and product management strategist experienced in startup and growth
environments. Team Builder and Mentor with proven ability in customer relationship management and new
business/product development. Results-oriented leader adept at big-picture vision, and solution-driven
thinking. Broad-based background and strong communicator with organizational, motivational and people
skills.

SELECTED CAREER HIGHLIGHTS






Catapulted product sales from $15+ million to $130+ million in 4 years.
Led global team, built functional matrix organization, increased sales 400% in 18 months.
Drove startup business from 0 to 40 accounts in 6 months.
Propelled startup from $700K sales with $650K loss to $6.5 million sales at breakeven in 1 year.
Achieved 15% annual growth for $70 million business.
Grew Fortune 500 account revenue from $10 million to $112 million in 2 years.
Launched new product and drove to $40 million sales in 18 months.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Midwest Technology Connection
2012 - 2015
Business Development – Sales channel development for office technology solutions (Data Services,
Server Virtualization, Back-up VOIP, Managed Services/Print…) Responsible for management and
training sales team to drive total revenue working as member of executive team to ensure strong direction
and focus for successful strategies.
Moblico Solutions, LLC.
2009 - 2012
VP Business Development – Sales channel development for new business startup in Mobile technology
solutions (mobile marketing, mobile retail, mobile payments, mobile applications etc). Built new business
opportunity through both direct and channel development. Responsible for over 65% of total revenue
assisting founders in development and implementation of successful distribution strategies.
The Roasterie, Inc.
VP Sales Responsible for restaurant and retail for sales/distribution and support.

2008-2009

Alternative Business Systems,/Konica Minolta
2006-2008
Business Development Manager/Sales Management
Advanced Document Imaging (scan/printer/copy/store files) sales team development/management
JR Automotive, Inc.,
2002 - 2007
President/Owner After-market automotive company with retail and wholesale operations
Alternative Business Systems, Lenexa, Kansas

2001- 2002

Vice-President Sales
Recruited, interviewed, hired and trained entry level sales to upgrade sales team.
Implemented Sales Automation Technology and CRM system

John D. Rush Resume

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Planet Alumni, Inc.,

2000 - 2001

Executive Vice President, Strategic Alliances
 Led day-to-day operations including marketing, sales, and customer Service and Product.
Management for community alumni and member/user Web sites.
 Directed business development of ASP Custom Online Community business model pricing support,
sales and forecasting.
Nortel Networks, Ontario, Canada

1982 – 2000

Vice President Marketing

(1990 – 2000)

Sprint Enterprise Account Team, Overland Park, KS
(1996 – 2000)
 Led $150+ million distribution of Nortel Networks voice/data communications products in
partnership with Sprint.
 Number one channel in 1997/1998 in Nortel Passport product resale; #1 in both actual and % growth
for 2 consecutive years.
 Implemented successful customer loyalty program.
Sprint - LDD, Global One / Sprint International,
(1993 – 1996)
 Built global multinational account team to assist Sprint, Deutsche Telekom and France Telecom in
development and implementation of network strategy.
 Provided basis for worldwide voice and data network for Global One in 40+ countries.
 Directed sales, marketing and product management team of 150+ R&D personnel to support
domestic/global carrier voice/data and broadband network products.
Bell Atlantic, Enterprise Division, Princeton, NJ
(1990 – 1993)
 Led $70 million business of voice equipment distribution through Bell Atlantic; managed sales in 5state area.
Vice President Sales, Network Integration Division
Director Premier Accounts Central Region,
Product and Sales Management (1982 – 1984)

(1989 – 1990)
(1984 – 1989)

Southern Pacific Communications Services Company, Burlingame, CA
Program Manager / Engineer

1980-1982

ARINC (Aeronautical Radio Incorporated)
Business Manager

1979-1980

MILITARY SERVICE
US Navy Active Duty 1967-1979
US Navy Reserves 1979-1998
EDUCATION
MSA, Procurement and Contracting, George Washington University
BS, Systems Engineering, US Naval Academy