Chad Hatten ChadHatten1980@yahoo.com 713-245-6661PROFILEProven sales leader with fifteen years of experience in sales and sales management.DistrictSales manager for nine years, including five years with Circuit City.EDUCATIONMASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIONUinversity of MinnesotaCompleted MBA in only one year, with a concentration in FinanceMASTER OF HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION.Texas Womans UniversityElected president of the student chapter of the American College of Healthcare Executives.BACHELOR OF ARTSAUGSBURG COLLEGETriple major in Marketing, Management, Liberal Arts. Minor in Economics. GPA 3.95/4.0 Graduated Summa CumLaude.SKILLSProficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, and Outlook.EXPERIENCEINDEPENDENT SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING PROJECTS (2005-present)Work for individuals and businesses on search engine marketing, and search engine optimization Projects, with thegoal of reaching optimal placement on search engine pages, to ensure clients gain the best exposure for theirbusiness. Have successfully improved clients page rank and online presence, which has resulted in sales gains ofas much as 125%. Direct the entire marketing effort, from prospecting for business to performing the searchengine marketing and optimization personally.Worked for Superior Tax Solutions to develop an online presense from scratch. This included websitedevelopment and promotion of the business through social media. Promotion helped land key clients that enabledSperior Tax Solututions to become profitable shortly after opening the business.
CIRCUIT CITY (2001-2008)DISTRICT MANAGERMinneapolis,MN and Houston, TX • Analyzed financial and sales reports to detect variances. Improved sales from the lowest 25% to the highest 25% in key areas. Reduced shrinkage from 3% to 1%, through improved security and inventory control. Hired and helped train a 50 member management team. • Worked with the warehouse to learn shipping and receiving and control inventory. Supervised a warehouse staff of 50. • Conducted monthly price surveys to ensure prices remained competitive • Headed commercial sales for the district, which entailed business to business outside sale calls to large institutional buyers. • Extensive involvement in human resources including: performance reviews, employee satisfaction surveys, assistance with applicant and new hire processes. • Led sales meetings, and prepared power point presentations at the sales meetings • Supervised the District Office, and acted as the office manager.WASHINGTON MUTUAL (1999-2001)FINANCIAL ANALYSTMinneapolis, MN • Provided analysis of financial data to the mortgage department, to assist in financial decisions regarding mortgages. Made recommendations based on data collected, and prepared reports for management. Worked on projects as needed by management.FUNCOLANDDISTRICT MANAGER (1995-1999)Minneapolis, MN • Began as a store manager and was promoted to district manager after one year. Doubled the sales of service plans, and other key items. Hired and trained a 30 member management team. • Conducted monthly inventory audits in ten locations to minimize shrinkage. Ultimately reduced monthly inventory losses by 50%. • Involved with Human Resource functions including: Development of presentations, employee file record keeping, performance reviews.