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Meyn, Patrick

email: pwmeyn@gmail.com
phone: (773) 474-2222
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Patrick William Meyn
4447 Stonewall Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515 | (773) 474 -2222 | pwmeyn@gmail.com

SUMMARY
Experienced sales professional with nearly two decades of expertise in business development and consultative, solution -based selling.
Demonstrated track record of leveraging diverse skill sets to drive success in various roles. Proven ability to generate awareness and expand
market presence for numerous products, services, and charitable initiatives. Relocated to Chicago and capitalized on strong w ork ethic,
ambition, and dedication to achieve impressive results. Demonstrated expertise in market analysis, competitive positioning, and strategic
planning to achieve business objectives. A results -oriented individual with excellent communication and negotiation skills, known for
consistently delivering except ional customer service. Strong team player, able to collaborate effectively with cross -functional teams to
achieve collective goals. Seeking a challenging sales role where I can leverage my skills and experience to drive business g rowth and exceed
sales targets.

CORE COMPETENCIES
▪ Proven record of accomplishment of exceeding sales targets and consistently achieving high sales quotas.
▪ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and
colleagues.
▪ Extensive knowledge of the sales process, including prospecting, qualifying leads, and delivering effective sales presentatio ns.
▪ Proficient in using CRM software and sales automation tools to manage customer relationships and track sales activities.
▪ Demonstrated ability to identify customer needs and recommend appropriate products or services to meet those needs.
▪ Exceptional problem -solving skills, with the ability to analyze customer challenges and provide innovative solutions.
▪ Detail -oriented and highly organized, capable of managing multiple tasks and prioritizing responsibilities effectively.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
▪ Sales and Marketing
▪ Customer Service
▪ KPI Determination
▪ Store operations
▪ Procurement

▪ Business Development
▪ Problem Solving
▪ Microsoft Office
▪ Google Analytics
▪ Sales Management
▪ Account Management
▪ Strategic Planning
▪ Training & Development
▪ Complaint handling
▪ Staffing
▪ Territory Management
▪ Risk Assessment
▪ Merchandising
▪ ROI Establishment
▪ Client Evaluation

WORK EXPERIENCE
Re gional Business De velopment Executive Aug 2023 -Present
Gal ls Uniforms , LL C
▪ Cre ated sales pro cess for Gall s’ new Workwear Division including lea d genera tion, prospecting, presenting, and closing of new
business .
▪ Handled all new bu siness for the Mid west incl uding 13 states and the companies w ho were headqua rtered and had 1,000 to 3,000
emplo yees in 4 market segments.
▪ Currently tracking above projection with a p ipeline of over 800k with a target quo ta of 1 .2M for fiscal year 2024.
Director of Sales & Key Accounts Jun 2022 – Aug 2023
Coastal Spritz | Chicago, IL
▪ Implemented strategic initiatives to expand the company’s footprint and increase market share, resulting in a growth of over 500 field
accounts in the Midwest.
▪ Successfully opened 13 new markets since January 2023, presenting to key accounts within those regions to secure new distribu tion
opportunities.
▪ Conducted presentations to prospects locally and in other territories, effectively gaining new distribution in off -premise and on –
premise accounts.
▪ Achieved outstanding financial results, ending fiscal 2022 at 225.5% gross operating profit (GOP) and was tracking at 562% to plan for
2023.
▪ Collaborated with local, regional, and national accounts such as Jewel Osco, Trader Joe’s, Fresh Thyme, and Costco to execute sales
and display programs.
Director of Procurement Aug 2018 – May 2022
Norman Distribution | Elk Grove Village, IL
▪ Oversaw the brand portfolio, utilizing IRI/Neilson Data to secure distribution agreements and develop programming for retail partners
and sales professionals.
▪ Implemented systems with the marketing team and vendors to update tools, educational supplies, and sourcing, while negotiatin g
costs and analyzing bids for distribution.
▪ Managed the successful acquisition of a distribution partner with a portfolio of over 1 ,000 items.
▪ Designed and managed the request for proposal (RFP) processes, supporting program goals and requirements to maximize company
profits.
▪ Developed programs for outside sales teams, collaborating with corporate accounts such as Dotty’s, Binny’s Liquor Stores, and Fooduy,
resulting in tripled sales growth in less than two years. Division President Jun 2012 – Jul 2018
Norman Distribution / HealthVend | Elk Grove Village, IL
▪ Established HealthVend as a profitable division of Norman Distribution, focusing on sales and marketing efforts in the “grab and go”
industry.
▪ Expanded sales performance by creating and implementing cost -effective shipping solutions, allowing increased nationwide presence
with limited expense.
▪ Built sustainable relationships with customers and vendor partners, consistently exceeding expectations with clients such as LinkedIn
and Google.
Partner & President of Business Development Mar 2011 – Feb 2012
SilvrSpoon | Chicago, IL (Merged with Maven Web Solutions)
▪ Assisted in the research and development, design, implementation, and launch of SilvrSpoon, including end -user applications and a
restaurant management portal.
▪ Led marketing and sales efforts, increasing awareness of the beta version through in -person presentations, social/print media, and
strategic industry partnerships.
Vice President of Business Development Jun 2009 – Mar 2011
Maven Web Solutions, LLC | Chicago, IL
▪ Led sales and business development, ranging from new website creation to brand identity solutions.
▪ Managed clients in the development of their sales process, creating marketing materials, scripts, sales manuals, and projecti ons.
Senior Healthcare Specialist – Midwest Aug 2008 – Jun 2009
CareerBuilder.com | Chicago, IL
▪ Achieved President’s Club recognition within four months and consistently exceeded monthly projections.
▪ Developed corporate talent acquisition strategies for healthcare and social service businesses, resulting in increased market share in
four states.
▪ Demonstrated strong sales skills through research, phone calls, presentations, and webinars, managing a multimillion -dollar book of
business.
Senior Advertising Executive – Toyota Park Advertising / Sponsorship Dec 2007 – Jul 2008
Acquirent, LLC | Chicago, IL
▪ Developed and executed sales and marketing initiatives to increase awareness of Toyota Park.
▪ Prospected and presented to C -level executives, customizing advertising opportunities to meet their specific needs.
▪ Led meetings and conference calls to enhance team productivity and optimize sales processes.
▪ Maintained an active pipeline of prospects and clients to maximize business for Toyota Park.
Regional Business Development Manager – Promotional Products Oct 2004 – Jun 2007
Cintas Corporation | Chicago, IL
▪ Maintained and developed a territory of corporate clients through face -to-face presentations and meetings.
▪ Supported major clients and developed programs to meet their promotional product needs.
▪ Led business development and marketing efforts to raise awareness of promotional products in the IL, WI, and IN markets.
▪ Secured agreements to implement promotional product programs for corporate employees and clients, generating over half a mill ion
dollars in new business.
Sales Representative, Northwest #1
▪ Responsible for growth of territory including clients, prospects, new leads and lost customers, through consistent phone acti vity.
▪ Ranked #1 in the National Account Sales Division for the 2006 fiscal year with 35% GOP.
▪ Grew current territory from a deficit of -19% to +26% GOP in 7 months in 2005.
▪ Maintained a portfolio of 1900 to 2100 hospitality, healthcare, restaurant, service, prospects and existing clients.

EDUCATION
Firestone High School, Akron, OH
Honors, Business and Marketing classes
▪ Accepted to participate in DECA, a business and marketing program for a small and select group of students.
▪ Researched, and presented an advertising campaign to compete in DECA state conference.

AWARDS RECEIVED & SKILLS
▪ Eagle Scout – 2000
▪ Presidents Club 2006 – Cintas Corporation & Presidents Club 2009 – CareerBuilder.com
▪ Building lasting relationships, Brand Awareness, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Increasing Revenue, People Management, Innovative,
Presentation Skills, Creating Value, Effective Planning, Resourceful.

ORGANIZATIONS
▪ Active member of Boy Scouts of America for twelve years. Training included survival skills, teamwork, and leadership along wi th being
a Certified B.S.A Lifeguard and Instructor.
▪ Youth Advisory Board Member for Habitat for Humanity of Chicago: 2012 -2014
▪ Host Committee Member for Wounded Warrior Project and American Brain Injury Association


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