Pat Haudbine

Pat Haudbine

Director of West Coast Operations / National Accounts Manager

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Summary

Achievement-oriented senior manager accomplished in sales, marketing, engineering, project management, product development,
and hands-on problem solving. Consistently established a network of loyal, satisfied customers and sales reps worldwide in
numerous industries. Served as key member of management team responsible for strategic planning. Demonstrated ability to
successfully prioritize and control multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.

Career Achievements
• Designed and patented Knife Locking Mechanism, patent number 7,437,822
• Designed M21 series knives for previous employer CRKT
• Experienced with strategic planning, new product development and creating sales & marketing strategies
• Created and managed solid business plans which included SWOT analysis, key opportunities, sales objectives,
strategies & tactics and forecasting
• Analyzed and evaluated numerous high-tech applications and designed mechanized robotic welding systems to meet
customers' requirements including systems for the International Space Station
• Earned a reputation as a trustworthy person with a high level of accuracy and ability to resolve customer issues
• Developed and identified numerous innovative product designs and mechanisms
• Created customer service programs that generated millions of dollars in after-sales service and support
• Maintained and established respectful working relationships by communicating regularly with sales reps, principals
and key accounts to increase sales and marketing opportunities
• Top performer while operating within sales department budget
• Developed programs for all levels of sales channels plus defined sales strategies, pricing policies and reseller
agreements
• Mentored and managed sales managers, sales & marketing coordinator, and reps
• Provided detailed and accurate sales forecasting for strategic customers for short and long-term sales growth plan
• Personal sales contribution was consistently 50% or more of previous employer's overall sales for 15 years
• Opened new markets by expanding traditional focus resulting in increased revenue and customer base
• Member of Toastmasters International
• Developed marketing collateral for trade shows to strengthen company's visibility
• Created technical service portfolios to aid customer service staff in troubleshooting customers' problems
• Coordinated sales & marketing strategies to ensure maximum effectiveness of advertising and sales promotions

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