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JOHN A. HOHE 2123 High Street (630) 728-4377 Berkeley, Illinois 60163 jh1293a8e@westpost.

net _Highly skilled professional with diverse successful experience encompassing sales, accounting, project_ _management, inventory optimization, and distribution. Seeking to utilize skills, expertise, and_ _passionate commitment to excellence in a challenging new position within a progressive organization._ SALES AND SERVICE: gifted at quickly developing and utilizing expertise in new products and services. Outstanding interpersonal interaction; establish rapport with clients from all specialties and backgrounds, building credibility and trust. Provide ongoing customer service and postsale follow-up, translating new business into long term, loyal professional relationships. Frequently recognized for outstanding performance. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT: Coordinate diverse personnel to efficiently execute even the most complex projects. Motivate staff to perform at optimal levels through leading by example. Strategically plan operations from start to finish. Skilled decision maker, able to anticipate potential conflicts and bring to prompt, mutually beneficial resolution. Remain focused on optimizing productivity while maintaining the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and professionalism. PROFESSIONAL MIDLAND PAPER WHEELING, ILLINOIS 2008 TO 2009 HIGHLIGHTS _SALES ASSISTANT_ Proactively recruited new business while maintaining relationships with existing client base. Utilized consultative sales techniques to identify customer needs and coordinate those needs with available products and services. Negotiated pricing with customers; processed orders and facilitated shipping. XPEDEX/INTERNATIONAL PAPER GLENDALE HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS 2000 TO 2008

_SALES ASSISTANT _(2006 TO 2008) Served as key member of highly skilled sales team, maintaining long-term relations with key accounts while substantially expanding business. Performed extensive accurate market analysis and forecasting, establishing and implementing effective sales targets. Managed dedicated inventory levels for product assets in excess of $60 million. Calculated and analyzed profit/loss reports, remaining vigilant for optimization opportunities. Sourced products to improve margin levels. Processed orders from initial sale through shipping and follow-up. Coached and mentored interdepartmental personnel on margin improvement tactics. ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST (2003 TO 2006) Coordinated billing department operations, responsible for over $17 million per month. Streamlined billing procedures, reducing billing time from three to less than one day. Spearheaded effective margin improvement program, increasing overall margins by 2% in six months. Led vendor rebate program, recovering over $60,000 within first six months. Processed payroll/commissions for 150+ employees. Drafted accurate financial reports; performed internal audits. WAREHOUSE MANAGER (2000 TO 2003) Managed daily distribution/inventory control operations, leading a staff of over 30 to successfully reduce physical inventory processes from three to less than one day. Maintained excellent customer satisfaction, while eliminating work force redundancy by 15%. PRIOR EPSON AMERICA INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 1984 TO 1999

EXPERIENCE WAREHOUSE MANAGER EDUCATION a Bachelor of Science: Accounting, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona a Associate of Applied Science: Physical Distribution/Transportation Management, Triton College, River Grove, Illinois SOFTWARE Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Windows, and various proprietary programs