Director, Vice President of Sponsors & Board Member @ Dallas Children's Charities
East Ridge Elementary
Kevin is a seasoned entrepreneur with a wealth of sales management experience. A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University (Bachelors of Business). He was mentored by the very best while cutting his teeth in software and hardware sales as a top 10% producer with McAfee. Never forgetting his modest upbringing, Mr. Simmons continues to excel with
Kevin is a seasoned entrepreneur with a wealth of sales management experience. A graduate of Stephen F. Austin State University (Bachelors of Business). He was mentored by the very best while cutting his teeth in software and hardware sales as a top 10% producer with McAfee. Never forgetting his modest upbringing, Mr. Simmons continues to excel with each challenge as he progresses through his career.
Between 1997 and 2011, Mr. Simmons co-founded and sold (3) companies for which he developed the business concept, branding efforts, channel development, commission structures, internal processes, marketing materials, sales management and sales messaging.
Simmons has 17+ years of experience consulting Fortune 1000 Information Technology Executives regarding various aspects of creating and maintaining infrastructure, etc.
Currently, he serves Mr. David du Pont, CEO/Majority Owner of HEPCO, Inc., as Senior Vice President of Texas. HEPCO is an Engineering, IT, Telecommunications and Payrolling staffing company that works on both contract and permanent assignments. HEPCO is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) that is strategically positioned to partner with Fortune 1000 companies vying for business contracts with various departments of the U.S. Federal Government, i.e. DoD, etc.
Detailed Experience Base: PGP Encryption, Endpoint Security, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Vulnerability and Patch Management, Network and Host Based Intrusion Prevention (IPS), Regulatory compliance (PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, GLB, GISB, HIPAA), Contract Negotiation, Business Modeling, Strategic Planning, Sandler and Acclivus Sales Methodology, Outside/Field Direct Sales, 2-Tier Channel Sales, Sales Management, and CRM Management. Certified on following vendors: McAfee, Symantec (Vontu), SonicWALL, Cisco (Ironport), PGP and Websense.
Senior Vice President - Texas @ We are an Engineering, IT, Telecommunications and Payrolling staffing company that works on both contract and permanent assignments with our corporate office in Saddle Brook, NJ. Also, HEPCO is a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. Whether you are a talented professional who would like to explore new opportunities, or a manager in need of additional support, you can count on HEPCO to provide you with world class customer service. HEPCO is committed to building long term relationships with both our clients and the professionals we place on specific client assignments. From November 2014 to Present (1 year 2 months) Director, Vice President of Sponsors & Board Member @ Founded in 1977, Dallas Children’s Charities is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization whose goals are twofold. The first is to provide at-risk Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex children with gifts at Christmas time and the second is to help those community organizations that work with at-risk children throughout the year. Major annual fund-raising events include Charity Golf Tournament and The Dallas Margarita Ball. In 2010, The Dallas Margarita Ball is recorded by Dallas Business Journal as the 16th Largest Event in North Texas, raising over $750K in a single evening. The Dallas Margarita Ball has grown over the years and is now believed to be the largest annual invitation only charity black tie gala in the world, providing gifts for more than 6,800 at-risk children each year. From January 2013 to Present (3 years) Dallas/Fort Worth Area
BBA, Marketing & Management, 3.0 @ Stephen F. Austin State University From 1992 to 1996 East Ridge Elementary From 1980 to 1984
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