CONSTON T.
SouthfieldMI
100% Job Success
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Expert Vetted | Business Consultant | 8x Startup Founder

I am a Business Consultant with over 15 years of professional experience in the areas of Strategic Business Planning, Sales & Marketing, Finance & IT, Project Management, Blockchain Technology, DeFi, NFTs and AI Skills ✓ Business Consulting ✓ Business Process Mapping ✓ Startup Launches ✓ Operations Management and Consulting ✓ Market Research/Research Analysis ✓ Blockchain Technologies & implementations ✓ NFT Launches ✓ DeFi (Decentralized Finance) ✓ Trading Strategies (Traditional markets and cryptocurrency) ✓ Social Media Marketing ✓ Strategic Marketing Plans ✓ Project Management ✓ Digital Marketing/Paid Advertising/ Education University of Michigan School of Business Administration Bachelor's of Business Administration Concentrations in Marketing & Finance Key Courses *Marketing Management *Principles of Finance *Operations Management *Entrepreneur Management Experience Taylormade Development, Southfield Michigan Jan 2000-Present President Work with clients to analyze & monitor their existing business practices, identify weaknesses and then recommend options and solutions for them. Provided the following solutions: • Competitive Analysis & Assessments • Business Development Consulting • Sales Planning • Intelligence gathering, Market Research & Quoting Assistance • Business Planning, Market Assessments & Contract Review • Cost Reduction & Efficiency Improvement, Feasibility Studies & Market Analysis • Recruiting & Sourcing • Acquisitions & Startups • Social Media Management & Planning • Project Management Key Projects Lee Industrial Contracting, Pontiac MI 2012 – Mar 2014 Director of Business Development Developing plans & strategies to drive new business and achieve the company's sales goals • Implemented new CRM system to improve efficiency and increase sales account penetration • Developed, maintained and sustained business relationships, close deals and drive high levels of customer satisfaction R & E Automated Systems Sterling Heights, MI 2010–2012 Director of Business & Technology Development Business Development Responsible for the sales strategy and New Business Development of Automotive & Federal Contracts for Robotics Automation, PLC Programming and Staffing • Identified new industry segments for business development for Robotics Automation and Integration Business Development • Refined and maintained a centralized database of new business contacts • Lead in the development of presentations and proposals in response to RFIs, RFPs and other new business opportunities • Responsible for identification and sourcing for engineering candidates for open requisitions • Key Customer Business Development accounts included: General Dynamics, Chrysler, Manufacturers Industrial Group, Toyota and Navistar Project Management Build credibility, establish rapport, and maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization. Proficient at designing and executing a project implementation structure and establishing time schedules for Robotics integration projects. Proficient in MS Project, Asana, Bitrix24 and others . Able to communicate priorities to teams and individuals. Motivate people by setting clear objectives. • Provided necessary coordination to contractors and subcontractors • Monitoring project risks and scope creep to identify potential problems and proactively identifying solutions to address them in advance • Produced budgets, forecasts, highlight reports, risk logs, requests for change etc. Information Technology Responsible for the overall Technology Vision and Direction of a company with 400 employees and Sales of $40 Million • Established high functioning lean IT team to quickly respond to internal and external IT help support requests • Developed and Implemented online Helpdesk system, saving the company over $50,000 annually • Implemented procedures and controls to ensure a secure IT network • Developed and implemented network infrastructure for new startup JV at a 250,000 square foot facility • Outsourced non key segments of IT to increase efficiency on focus core competencies • Managed all digital marketing including redesign, development, SEM/SEO, PPC, & Social Media Management United Technologies Director of Sales - Automotive Wiring Systems Division Six years of experience: Head of global sales for new Wiring Systems Division created as part of an automotive joint venture with United Technologies. Responsible for marketing, sales and account management to such firms as Ford, GM, Chrysler, UT Automotive, Yazaki, Lear, and Navistar. Responsible for talent identification & acquisition as well as performance reviews and employee terminations. • Increased sales from $40 million to over $140 million in one year
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Skills

  • Social Media Management
  • NFT Marketplace
  • Decentralized Exchange
  • Blockchain, NFT & Cryptocurrency
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Process Management Software
  • Sales Funnel Builder