TERENCE M. TANNEHILL
1245 Roosa Avenue Phone 970-375-1923
Durango, Colorado e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior executive with a Wharton MBA focusing on business performance and strategic
management. Solid record of accomplishments in both the corporate and non-profit business
environments. Background includes industrial and consumer products, travel/tourism, hospitality
and international wildlife conservation. Experience covers President & CEO of Hunter Fan
Company, the industry leader in ceiling fans, Executive Vice President & COO of a Fortune 1000
Corporation, President of a top rated hospitality property, Chairman of an historic alpine ski resort
and Executive Director of an international environmental conservation organization.
• Involved in designing and conducting hundreds of seminars for top executives in long-range
planning, profit improvement, business policy, customer service, marketing, employee
relations, environmental conservation, travel & tourism and recreation management.
• In conjunction with Arthur D. Little, Consultants designed a corporate long-range strategic
planning system for Robbins and Myers, Inc., a Fortune 1000 company. Implement the
system with the six operating divisions in a series of training seminars to over 150 top
company executives. In the following 10 years the corporation exceeded planned results,
annually in terms of sales, profits in EPS.
• As a wildlife conservation/naturalist, in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Park, conducted over
50 audio/visual learning sessions in African wildlife behavior, conservation issues, and the
needs the indigenous Maasai people. Over 3000 safari guests attended these conservation
• Received top student ratings as instructor of a course in Business Administration and Policy
for adult learners at Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida. Designing curriculum and
developed all audio/visual aids.
• At Fort Lewis College taught the following courses in the School of Business Administration:
o Current Economic Issues
o Management Consulting
o Tourism and Resort Management
o Strategic Management
o Legal Environment of Business
• Certified instructor for the Colorado Small Business Development Center’s “Leading Edge”
course for small business owners.
o Taught the entire twelve session course during the fall 2003 term.
TERENCE M. TANNEHILL
INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS
• Created a new (billion-dollar) market for ceiling fans, a product dormant since the 1930s.
As President of Hunter Fan Company introduced strategic programs in marketing,
operations, quality and service. In seven years, sales increased from $500,000 to
$137,000,000 and operating income went from a loss to over $36,000,000.
• As Executive Director instituted management programs at Friends of Conservation, (an
Abercrombie & Kent affiliated company) which improved results in African wildlife habitat
conservation, endangered species preservation and sustainable development of the
indigenous Maasai people.
• As Marketing Chairman of the Mount Washington Valley’s Chamber of Commerce,
designed and directed strategic marketing programs that increased regional tourism by 25%
in two years.
• Introduced management programs that revitalized a dormant hospitality property into one of
New England's leading resorts and saved an historic alpine ski resort from bankruptcy.
• Using strategic planning techniques and innovative management programs at Whitneys’
Inn/Resort, occupancy doubled, revenues increased 400% and operations exceeded
hospitality industry standard.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT/OPERATIONS IMPROVEMENT
• As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, directed all six operating divisions
of Robbins & Myers Inc., a Fortune 1000 multinational corporation with 14 US and 13
• As President of Hunter Fan Company introduced management programs in quality and
value, which made Hunter's name market generic with a 70% quality share.
• Designed international marketing programs for Friends of Conservation focusing on funding
from membership, foundations, ecotourism and government, which contributed 33% in new
• Initiated An operations improvement program, as Chairman of Black Mountain Ski Resort,
which raised new equity capital, negotiated creditor workout agreements and sold the real
estate development rights. Within two years the resort was debt-free and generating
positive cash flow.
• Member of the New Hampshire Governor's Matching Grants Committee funding over $1
million annually to local organizations for tourism development.
TERENCE M. TANNEHILL
Visiting Instructor of Management Fort Lewis College
Merger & Acquisition Consultant Transworld
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Executive Director Friends of Conservation/Abercrombie & Kent
Chicago, London and Nairobi
President/Owner Whitneys’ Inn, Jackson New Hampshire
Chairman Black Mountain Ski Resort, Jackson, New
Executive Vice President & COO Robbins & Myers, Inc.
President & CEO Hunter Fan Company
MBA-Policy and Administration The Wharton Graduate School
University of Pennsylvania
BS-Economics Georgetown University