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Mark E.

1701 SE Ridgewood Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014 Home: (816) 224-5565 Cell: (816) 645-2747
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Professional Summary
Highly skilled professional with over 20 years of experience in Project Management, Procurement &
Logistics, Vendor Supplier Management and Applications Engineering and Construction. Proven success
is the result of attention to detail, quality performance, dependable action and problem solving
solutions. Self starter with strong management and communication skills. Establish strong rapport with
vendors, internal and external customers as well as maintain ongoing relationships that generate both
significant results and customer satisfaction. A true asset to a forward thinking company.

Professional Experience and Achievements

Executive Career Coach

2009 - Present
The Kirdonn Group / Sales Pros Inc.
Lee’s Summit, MO
A leading permanent placement search firm with over 30 years of specializing in placing qualified
candidates in various professional areas, and match top level professionals with appropriate companies,
on an employer-paid fee basis, both locally and nationally.

Created and developed the new ‘Brand Yourself Professionally’ career branding tool for job candidates
to better market their career profile at a higher level. This involves assisting job candidates in various
professions and backgrounds with restructuring their resumes; create PowerPoint Presentations and
professional career websites that display their knowledge, skills and abilities in a Situation-Action-Result
format and getting them marketed to key decision makers.

• Recognized by various CEO’s, hiring managers and the Kansas City Star as creating a state-of-the-art
job search tool.
• Developed a proven approach that assisted six job candidates in developing their individual profile
and improved their chances of obtaining a job interviews and ultimately the careers of their choice
by 50%.

Tax Examiner / Clerk I

2009 - 2010
The United States Department of the Treasury
(Internal Revenue Service)
Kansas City, MO
The IRS is the US government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement.

Received and analyzed taxpayer inquiries, requests for adjustment action, and other input
documents to determine the nature of the problem. Performed the full range of corrections to
taxpayer accounts, input credit transfers and initiated manual refunds.
Mark E. Schollmeyer
1701 SE Ridgewood Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014 Home: (816) 224-5565 Cell: (816) 645-2747
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• Assisted in editing a large amount of Schedule 1040 Returns to provide response to taxpayers
within a short period of time.
• Established a quick reference guide that assisted tax examiners and clerks in finding much
needed information in a quicker period of time. This resulted in going from editing an
average of 47 tax returns per hour to an average of 61 per hour.

Engineer II / Project Manager

1996 –2008
Sprint-Nextel Corporation
Overland Park, KS
As a Fortune 500 company, Sprint Nextel Corporation is the third largest wireless telecommunications
network in the United States with the second largest wireless broadband network.

Directed the installation of low voltage DC and AC power systems in Sprint-Nextel wireless facilities for
features such as WiMAX, wireless CDMA technology and 4G Networks with a 100% launch-rate success
and project completion within a +/- 5% budget tolerance rating. Coordinated and directed material
and labor contracts with various outside vendors and suppliers.

Engineered and deployed Cisco 2621, 3662 and 7507 Routers to replace all outdated trouble-reporting
equipment in our data and call centers. Project managed all engineering and installation phases by
creating project timelines and schedules and traveled to job locations and worked with installation
personnel for equipment layout and inspection.

• Awarded the Sprint Excellence Award for developing the new power engineering training manual.
• Awarded the 2007 ROI Award for being among an elite group of engineers and project managers
who provided Sprint-Nextel a Return on Investment savings of $74.5 million.
• Redesigned a standard equipment rack layout for major call-center projects that reduced time
engineering all 250 sites individually and saved $10,000.00 per site on large projects.
• Recognized for completing all 2003, 2004 and 2005 projects within +/- 5% forecasted vs. actual.
• Awarded the Sprint Excellence Award - “We Work and Win as a Team” for completing all projects
for senior co-worker out on disability.
• Sprint On The Spot Excellence Achievement Awards: 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006 and 2007.

Hardware Application Specialist – Inside Sales

1995 - 1996
Fike Corporation
Blue Springs, MO
Manufacturer and designer of pressure relief, fire and explosion prevention and protection systems
used in industrial and commercial applications.

Mark E. Schollmeyer
1701 SE Ridgewood Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64014 Home: (816) 224-5565 Cell: (816) 645-2747
Email: Website:

Implemented applications per customer specifications by working with the sales and manufacturing
departments on pressure relief equipment that prevented the risk of explosion at customer

• Provided quality rupture discs and rupture disc accessories to various customers in the
Eastern United States that exceeded industry standards for explosion-proof equipment.

Field Applications Engineer – Project Manager

1989 - 1995
General Electric Transportation Systems
(Harmon Industries)
Grain Valley, MO
Manufacturer and designer of pressure relief, fire and explosion prevention and protection systems
used in industrial and commercial applications.

Directed equipment installations with customers and managed medium to large scale projects in the
United States, Canada, Australia, Venezuela and Africa. I served as the main point of contact for
conducting on-site assistance with equipment installation, system troubleshooting and equipment
training with a “hands-on approach” to railroad and transportation personnel at all levels. Directed
all testing on signaling and crossing systems per customer specifications in a manufacturing facility
with ISO 9000-9001 and Total Quality Management experience.

• Received corporate recognition for spear-heading the re-design of the Train Inspection
Systems Manual by inviting our customers to take part in the Total Quality Management
processes, thus increasing our total sales of this product line by 40%.
• Received corporate recognition for successfully spear-heading the installation of the first
train inspection system in Caracas, Venezuela and Sydney Australia.

Education and Training

George Washington University

Washington, D.C.
Master’s Certification – Project Management

Central Missouri State University

Warrensburg, Missouri
Bachelor of Science – Electronics Technology
Minor Emphasis – Industrial Management Technology