Senior Sales Manager and Marketing professional with over 25 years experience in Technology with 20+ years in the IT Staffing and Consulting Services Industry. Very strong knowledge of Chicago area IT industry and hiring trends for IT professionals. Have functioned as a Recruiter, Account Executive, Branch Manager and VP of Professional Services over the course of my
Senior Sales Manager and Marketing professional with over 25 years experience in Technology with 20+ years in the IT Staffing and Consulting Services Industry. Very strong knowledge of Chicago area IT industry and hiring trends for IT professionals. Have functioned as a Recruiter, Account Executive, Branch Manager and VP of Professional Services over the course of my career, particular strengths in:
Managing Sales and Recruiting teams
Achieving personal and team/branch GM and Revenue targets
New Business Development (I'm a hunter!)
Account Management and Growth
Recruiting, especially "Web 2.0"
Developing and Enhancing Client Relationships
Specialties: Sales, Leadership, Sales Management, Team Building, Recruiting, Solution Selling, IT Staffing, IT Consulting, Business Development, People Management, Recruiter Management, Client Management, Quality Assurance (QA) Software Testing, Networking, Speaking, Presenting
When I'm not working, I love to spend time with my wife and 8 year old daughter hanging out and doing volunteer work in the Oak Park community. I'm an avid downhill skier (my daughter is just starting to learn) and enjoy golf and of course following all the Chicago sports teams (season ticket holder Bears)...GO HAWKS!
Business Development Manager / Branch Manager @ Responsible for client acquisition and retention, sales strategies, new business development, marketing and managing all aspects of the business on a day to day basis to achieve revenue and profit targets for the Chicago branch.
Founded in 1983, MATRIX today is a national Information Technology Solutions provider, producing results for more than 2,300 clients in the last decade. Last year, more than 2,000 MATRIX consultants provided Professional IT Services and Professional IT Staffing, helping clients achieve outstanding technology and business success. MATRIX works independently and through partnerships with IBM, Microsoft and other vendors and consulting firms. Our solid financial growth, numerous industry accolades, long-tenured associates, satisfied clients and consultants – all bear testament to the great relationships we form with all our stakeholders. For other news and information, visit the MATRIX Web site at www.MatrixResources.com.
Our Core Service Offerings:
1) Onsite Consulting Services
2) Customized Application Development (Microsoft Gold Partner)
3) UI/UX Design
4) Agile Mentoring/Coaching
5) Remote Database, Network, and Application support
6) Remote QA Testing Services
7) Telecommunication Consulting From October 2013 to Present (2 years 3 months) Greater Chicago AreaBusiness Development Manager @ Olenick is a privately owned, global IT Consulting firm founded in 1998 on the principles of consulting services excellence. Olenick is the largest software testing firm in the Midwest, headquartered in Chicago with a branch in Philadelphia and our offshore locations in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Belfast Ireland.
Olenick services span the full IT lifecycle including software testing, project management, business requirements analysis, infrastructure support, software engineering, and managed services. Olenick has a proprietary Deployment Readiness™ Methodology that contains proven IT practices and proactively identifies risks and issues before software is deployed to production.
Olenick’s professionals provide strong technical skills, sharp critical thinking, steadfast dedication to customer service, and the hands-on participation that project deployment teams need to deliver high quality end products. The caliber of our consultants is a testament to the care and investments we make in our employees.
Quality Assurance, Software Testing, Project Management, Software Development/ Engineering, Infrastructure Support, Staffing, Managed Services From November 2011 to September 2013 (1 year 11 months) Greater Chicago AreaVP of Professional Services @ Lead and drive revenue and profit growth for DSR's Information Technology Consulting and Staffing Divisions. Manage a team of 8 IT Recruiters and 3 salespeople.
DSR is an IT Services company that helps its clients complete mission critical IT projects on time and on budget. Our IT Staffing division places Senior level IT consultants at our clients in the Chicago area and beyond; DSR's QA Software Testing practice provides expertise in the areas of Automation, Performance Testing, QA Process Improvement and solves complex issues in software testing - we are your QA SME's. Our SAP Practice provides All-In-One solutions in many industries and DSR's Engineering division partners with clients on Embedded software development and product projects (look for BoardShare, DSR's recently released virtual whiteboard product, visit www.myboardshare.com).We also have onshore and offshore capabilities with offices in Pune and Mumbai, India.
In a nutshell, the DSR Team helps our clients solve problems, please contact me so we can help you with your IT initiatives and to learn more about us, please visit www.dsrminc.com or contact me at [email protected], thanks. From May 2010 to November 2011 (1 year 7 months) Sr Account Executive @ DSR Management is a privately held IT Consulting and Strategic Staffing company and has been on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing private companies 3 of the last 5 years. Our consulting practice focuses on QA software testing services as well as QA staffing; our Strategic Staffing practice helps our clients find the top talent in the areas of .Net, Java/J2EE, Business Analysis, Project Management, ERP (PeopleSoft and SAP), Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence. Please let us know how DSR can help solve your IT challenges! From August 2007 to May 2010 (2 years 10 months) Account Executive @ CDI helps our clients engage IT Professionals in contract, contract to hire and permanent engagements. My focus is primarily in the Chicago marketplace but CDI is a National company. I've been in the IT Staffing business for over 12 years and have done both recruiting and sales so I can provide my clients with very strong expertise, especially in the Chicago market. From February 2006 to August 2007 (1 year 7 months) Account Manager @ Sell IT services to companies in the areas of IT Staffing, IT project work, etc. From October 2003 to February 2006 (2 years 5 months) Sr. Recruiter @ Sr. Recruiter for S3's Chicago office which provided Staff Aug services in Chicago area. From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) Recruiter (contract) @ Sr. IT Contract Recruiter for Avanade,which was formed in 2000 as a joint venture company by Microsoft and Accenture to provide large-scale solutions based on Microsoft Development and Infrastructure technologies. From 2000 to 2001 (1 year) Director of Recruiting @ Dir of Recruiting for this privately held Microsoft Training and Consulting Partner. Helped triple size of company in 3 years from 33 to 100 people. From 1997 to 2000 (3 years) Technical Recruiter @ IT Recruiter for this staff augmentation company, worked exclusively with the Chicago IBM account. From 1995 to 1997 (2 years) Acount Manager @ Sold ATM machines to community banks in the Chicago Area. From 1990 to 1994 (4 years)
BS Business, Marketing @ Indiana University - Kelley School of Business From 1986 to 1990 Diploma, General @ Lyons Township High School From 1981 to 1985 Mark Pfeiffer is skilled in: Recruiting, IT Solutions, CRM, Business Development, Sales, Sales Management, Networking, Recruiters, Consulting, Management, Public Speaking, Technical Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Contract Recruitment, Vendor Management
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