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BOB PRICE

16575 Lake Circle Dr. Suite 1125, Ft. Myers, FL 33908


(715) 630-5284 * bob@bcsystemsales.com

GENERAL SALES MANAGER


Account Management * Business Development * Relations Building * Client Services
Knowledgeable and determined sales manager with a proven track record in achievi
ng consistent sales growth in the automotive and marine industries. Dedicated an
d dynamic sales engineer recognized multiple times for excellence in closing dea
ls. Talented communicator adept at fostering productive relationships with both
vendors and customers. Skilled trainer with experience in creating and mentoring
successful sales teams. Author of 'Selling Made Simple' sales system and creato
r of expense-free sales teams.
Core Competencies
Business Management * Automotive Sales * Marine Sales * Motorsports Sales * Trai
ning * Analysis * Business Development * Marketing * Team Leadership * Sales Eng
ineering * Vendor Relations * Communication * Finance * Insurance * Motivational
Speaking

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
B.C. SYSTEMS INC, Ft. Myers, FL
Owner/Founder, 2008-present
Locate products with potential for US and international sales. Arrange marketing
contracts with a wide range of automotive and marine industry manufacturers. Or
ganize global distribution for product ranges. Develop 'Selling Made Simple' sal
es and finance and insurance system. Analyze sales operations and make required
systems and process improvements to increase efficiency and revenue.
Key Clients
* Performance Electric Vehicles International (marketing electric vehicles in th
e US).
* PWC Industries (submersible audio and safety technology).
* David Liles Fuel Additives (green, bio-degradable fuel additives).
* Nikkos Designs (collision avoidance technology; marine and motorcycle audio, t
echnical musical instruments).
* Find It Now GPS (GPS and anti-theft devices).
HECKELS MARINAS, Eagle River, WI.
Dealer Development Manager, 2004-2008
Implemented sales systems in four locations, handling marketing and staff traini
ng, resulting in 40% increases in sales, outperforming other major markets and b
reaking records at boat shows.
Key Achievements
* Improved sales by 40%, boosting company's position in high volume sales despit
e depressed market.
* Successfully trained staff to achieve sales increases.
* Strategized marketing techniques to improve sales performance in major markets
.
* Initiated systems to cater for boat show season.
BOB PRICE
(715) 630-5284 * bob@bcsystemsales.com * Page 2
AMERICAN MARINE AND MOTORSPORTS, Shawano, WI
General Sales Manager, 1994-2003
Created the Midwest's largest marine sales facility through acquisition of facil
ity with 120,000 sq ft of selling space, breaking sales records and achieving na
tional recognition for excellence.
Key Achievements
* Trained high volume sales force of 16 people, and finance and insurance depart
ments.
* Sold 350 units each month, breaking store records. Received Top 100 Dealer Awa
rd for new facility within one year.
CHRYSLER PLYMOUTH DODGE JEEP DEALERSHIP, Bessemer, MI
Owner, 2000-2002
* Owned and managed automotive dealership. Created high volume sales facility. T
urned a 7 year loss into profitability in 45 days.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
AMERICAN MARINE AND MOTORSPORTS, Shawano, WI
Dealer Development Manager
* Trained and managed sales team (six managers and 20 staff), initiating sales s
ystems to improve performance, recording consistent sales increases in excess of
48% and setting store records.
* Handled store relocation, resulting in further sales increases from 35 to 250
units per month. Set up finance and insurance programs. Awarded Business of the
Year.
CHRYSLER CORPORATION, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin
Business Manager; Automotive Sales Manager
* Handled automotive sales, achieving multiple awards for excellence in sales an
d setting store records. Implemented sales systems and introduced finance and in
surance. Achieved 82% closing penetration on service contracts through introduct
ion of money back guarantee.
* Received multiple awards (salesman of the month 52 times; regional Walkaround
competition; Jackie B Cooper National Warranty Competition).

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS


BA in Business Mid Management, University of Illinois
Western Diversified Finance and Insurance School, Oakbrook, IL
Jackie Cooper Sales University
Jim Zigler Super Systems- Atlanta, GA
LICENSURE
Credit Sales Insurance License (current)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Member of Chrysler Elite Business Managers Association