Brett Ann Skyles
4715 Lost Creek Drive
Gainesville, GA 30504
I offer more than 20 years experience in training, curriculum development, sales management and marketing with global, local and regional organizations, including new product development, advertising and distribution. I am a results-driven director with self-confidence, integrity, and commitment to organizational excellence. I am a creative, pragmatic and proactive problem-solver; organized and attentive to detail with demonstrated time management skills. I possess strong research, writing, and editing skills gained from work place experience and my educational pursuits.
Intellilead, LLC, Flowery Branch, GA
President and Owner
June 2001 to September 2008
Full responsibility of all aspects of controllership functions of lead generation company that provides leads to large software companies and integration partners such as e-procurement, sourcing, human resource, financial and network security solutions providers. Full responsibility for procuring new business partners, brand recognition, sales training, and human resource functions.
Direct marketing Services, Inc., Scottsdale, AZ
Training and Quality Assurance Manager
October 2000 to May 2001
Temporary contract position where I developed and implemented comprehensive training programs for more than 1200 customer service representatives, quality assurance representatives, management and upper level executives.
• Supervision of 46 Training and QA representatives in multiple locations
• Curriculum development
• Client relationships
National Insurance Advisory Services, Inc., West Palm Beach, FL
Director of National Account Development
July 1996 to September 2000
• Increased retention of the customer base from 65% to more than 90%. Additionally, due to my negotiating skills, I increased revenue by more than $250,000 per month.
• Curriculum development
• Sales training to top professionals throughout the United States
• Contract negotiations
• Maintained account base of more than $1.4 million
• Implementation of auditing services
• Extensive nationwide travel
Wholesale Textiles, Inc., Norcross, GA
Director of International Sales and Distribution and Partner
July 1986 to May 1996
Initially hired in an administrative capacity, I was promoted over time and launched the international division for importing institutional linens thereby increasing profitability of company by more than $11 million per year.
• Negotiated letters of credit
• Interfaced with overseas brokers
• Supervised 8 sales and administrative personnel
• Extensive International travel
American Public University Online July 2010 – present
B.A. in English/Literature Program
Estimated Graduation Date: Spring 2012
Current GPA 4.0
American InterContinental University, Atlanta, GA
AABA in Business Administration with a Concentration in Healthcare Administration.
Graduated February 7th, 2010 with Honors
Achieved Dean's List status from commencement of classes and continued through entire course of study.
American Intercontinental University Ambassador to the student body.
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas 1982 - 1986
B.A. Business Administration
Graduated June 1986