Master at managing and leading though adversity and distraction. 20+ Years of Sales/Sales Management/Business Development with a wide range of organizations to include start-ups and Fortune 100 organizations. Primary specialization is in sales process and operations as they relate to customer acquisition and retention marketing in the Restaurant/Hospitality Industry as well as the information/data industry. Additional experience
Master at managing and leading though adversity and distraction. 20+ Years of Sales/Sales Management/Business Development with a wide range of organizations to include start-ups and Fortune 100 organizations. Primary specialization is in sales process and operations as they relate to customer acquisition and retention marketing in the Restaurant/Hospitality Industry as well as the information/data industry. Additional experience in retail sales and technology sales to include CRM and eBusiness applications, cat herding.
Specialties: 20+ years of Sales and Sales Management primarily in the data, content and marketing fields. Comprehensive understanding of Customer Acquisition and Retention Marketing Best Practices and SaaS solutions. 6 Years Local field sales management in the Restaurant space.
Sales Leader @ Create, build, coach, motivate, nurture, drive all things sales From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Vice President, Sales @ PosIQ has built an amazing mobile platform for the restaurant and retail industry. Our solution will completely change how businesses view loyalty and social solutions - by delivering incredible guest analytics and real business insights - not gimmicks and meaningless charts. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) me @ Family, Songwriter, Wine Maker, DIY Home Projects From 1990 to Present (25 years) Director Sales @ CityEats is part of Scripps Networks Interactive who has become the leader in lifestyle media, developing some of the most relevant content available on television, the Internet and satellite radio, in books and magazines, and on today’s emerging media platforms. Beyond the screen, Scripps' brands have extended into magazines, retail products, video games and live experiences. Scripps consists of lifestyle television brands HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel and country music network Great American Country (GAC). From September 2012 to April 2014 (1 year 8 months) Vice President, Sales @ Dinnerdate.com enables singles to meet up for shared group dates in a wide choice of restaurants. Dinner dates of 6-12 participants are age and interest themed. It’s the easiest way to meet singles in a fun, safe, no-pressure environment where you’ll feel relaxed enough to be yourself. From January 2012 to November 2012 (11 months) Regional Vice President, Sales @ Rolf is a creative, results-oriented sales leader, recruiter, and team builder that consistently exceeds plans. He is especially effective in high-change/growth environments that require both tactical and strategic leadership to achieve objectives.
Fishbowl, Inc. is the leading provider of on-demand software and services for the restaurant industry. Our software-as-a-service solution helps local and national organizations of all sizes manage and automate critical guest marketing services. With over 1,500 clients, and key partnerships with the National Restaurant Association and other industry organizations, our services are used widely throughout the United States and overseas. Fishbowl, Inc. software and services are delivered as an easy-to-use, low cost subscription service, with no need for internal hardware, software or IT support From October 2007 to January 2012 (4 years 4 months) National Sales @ Managed an existing book of business and drove new sales spanning CPG, Technology, Retail, and Catalog via direct mail and email. From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) CRM Sales @ From 2005 to 2005 (less than a year) National Account Executive @ Responsible for the acquisition and retention of Fortune 100 organizations located in the Western United States for Direct Marketing solutions. From February 2002 to 2004 (2 years) Regional VP @ From 2000 to 2004 (4 years) Regional Sales @ Responsible for the sale of primary research focused on the Medical Device and BioMedical verticals. Was acquired by IHS Health. From 1995 to 1998 (3 years) Crown Incorporated @ Responsible for sales and distribution of over 1,000 brands for the Grocery Industry. From 1993 to 1995 (2 years)
Bachlors, English @ California State University-Long Beach From 1985 to 1990 Rolf Gehrung is skilled in: Sales Process, Start-ups, Customer Relations, Customer Acquisition, Direct Mail, Salesforce.com, Sales Management, New Business Development, Direct Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Email Marketing, Consultative Selling, Direct Sales, Strategic Partnerships, B2B, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, P&L Management