Resume for Adam B.

Resume for Adam B.



I am looking for a career in the fields of Executive Sales/Account Management / Business Development in the greater Seattle-Tacoma area. I wish to combine my successes in business development with a strong technical background to become one of the company’s strongest earners.




Sales Associate, Discount Direct Furniture

Tacoma, WA.  — Jan. 2016- Aug. 2016


I was recruited by a small retail company looking to expand into retail furniture sales and create a more sustainable business model.



  • Top Seller
  • Managed all customer service in a demanding environment.
  • Promoted a team environment and made some amazing friends.


Sales Associate, Furniture Factory Direct

Tacoma, WA.  — 2014- Dec. 2015


I developed strong relationships with clients who remained loyal in future purchases.  I was able to keep clients from canceling orders despite 16+ week delays.  I was offered a Management position in July which I turned down due to non-commission pay structure.



  • Top 3 seller out of 16.
  • 2nd largest ticket average 2015.
  • All employee reviews were exemplary.


Sales / Marketing Manager, Modern Zen Furniture

Paramount, CA — 2012-2014


My entire emphasis was acquiring new accounts and maintaining long term clients.



  • Top selling Outside Sales Representative using tools such as Salesforce.
  • Developed entire B2B online eCommerce website in PHP.
  • Implemented aggressive SEM and SEO strategies with low budget.
  • Decreased overhead by finding new suppliers and implementing current foam technology.
  • Provided all sales training


eCommerce Sales Manager, Metropolitan Design

Long Beach, CA  — 2008-2012


My responsibilities included driving web based sales for the company as well as all content management responsibilities.



  • Developed local sales website ( using ASP.NET Storefront platform.
  • Developed National sales website ( using ASP.NET Storefront platform.
  • Increased company web sales from $50k/yr to just over $250k/year, allowing us to compete with industry leaders.


IT Specialist, Greenball Corp.

Long Beach, CA  — 2004-2008


I was the IT Specialist for the entire company comprised of over 250 users and 30-40 VPN mobile users throughout the U.S., Taiwan and Canada.



  • Fixed a lot of computers and printers.
  • Became great friends with an amazing outside sales group.


Graphic Designer / Copy Editor, Minuteman Press

Salem, OR  — 2002-2004


Administrative Assistant, Optum Software, Inc.

Irvine, CA  — 1999-2002




Cal. State Univ. Long Beach



Major: Political Science, Minor: Computer Science


Chemeketa College, Salem OR.



Focused Studies in Web Marketing / Web Development.

Related Coursework in Journalism and Writing.



  • New York University Online | Negotiating the Best Deal | online course by Prof. Seth Freeman
  • Duke University Online | Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide | online course by Prof. Scott Huettel Ph.D.
  • Cultural Intelligence Center | Customs of the World: Using Cultural Intelligence to Adapt | online course by Professor David Livermore Ph.D.
  • SEO vs SEM and Applied Analytics 2013 | Seminar by Jason Lavin, CEO Golden Communications
  • Recent Read: How to Win Friends and Influence People | Dale Carnegie




  • Web Development / Design
  • Sales / Account Management with strong Interpersonal Relationship skills
  • Professional IT Background
  • Managerial
  • Project Planning / Management
  • Ability to learn and adapt


Available upon request