Hajj Flemings - Creative/Visual Resume


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Hajj Flemings - Creative/Visual Resume

  1. 1. He l lo my brand is Hajj E. Flemings
  2. 2. Personal Information Brand Name: Hajj E. Flemings Gender: Male Date of Birth: 23 December 1971 Address: 46036 Michigan Avenue #232 Canton, MI 48188 Email: hajj.flemings@gmail.com Blog: www.hajjflemings.com/blog Twitter: @HajjFlemings Cell: 313-215-3513 01 email: hajj.flemings@gmail.com blog: www.hajjflemings.com/blog cell: 313-215-3513
  3. 3. Education Lawrence Tech University Masters of Business Administration (MBA) - 2003 Southfield, MI Michigan Tech University Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) - 1996 Houghton, MI Objective To enable companies, organizations, and people to ulitize the power of branding to re-think, re-invent, and re-position themselves to dominate their domain. Current Experience Adjunct Lecturer, Michigan Technological University Personal Branding Curriculum Author, “The Brand YU Life: Re-Thinking who you 02 are throught personal brand management” Founder, Brand Camp University, Personal Branding 2.0 Conference Blogger, www.HajjFlemings.com/Blog Purchasing Buyer, Ford Motor Company
  4. 4. About Hajj is a seasoned branding expert who founded and developed Brand Camp University the premier personal branding conference and authored 'The Brand YU Life: Re-thinking who you are through personal Brand Management'. He has been featured on ESPN.com, BusinessWeek.com, BlackEnterprise.com, various blogs and travels nationally speaking. His branded clients include NFL athletes, Ford Motor Company, Skechers Footwear, U.S. Depart- ment of Defense (Telecom Division), General Motors Minority Dealership Association (GMMDA), and numerous colleges and universities around the nation. His book was selected as one of Fast Company Magazine 2008 Readers Choice Business Books of the year. Boards Advisory Boad - Lear/Lawrence Tech University Entrepreneurial Program Board of Directors - International Detroit Black Expo Honors 2009 Horizon Award (Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce/Detroit Fusion) Who’s Who in Black Detroit 2nd and 3rd Edition (2008 and 2009) Social Networks (Partial List) www.Twitter.com/hajjflemings www.LinkedIn.com/in/hajjflemings www.YouTube.com/hflemings www.HajjFlemings.com/Blog 03 www.Facebook.com/people/Hajj_E_Flemings/504160425 Networks Detroit Fusion (Young Professional Group of the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce) Detroit Twitter Group Lawrence Tech University - Alumni Legends Words that Describe Me Creative Thinker, Team Player, Networker, Brand Strategist, Business Developer, Social Media Advocate, Blogger, Content Creator, Leader, Speaker, Passionate, Transparent, Winner, and Connected.
  5. 5. Current Experience The Flemings Group - Canton, MI 01/05-Present Author / Blogger / Speaker • Authored the book, “The Brand YU Life”. • Manage blogs and write content for www.hajjflemings.com. • Founded Brand Camp University to train people to develop their personal brand. • Traveled nationally speaking at the top colleges, universities, and corporations including Ford Motor Company and the Detroit Lions. Brand Camp University - Canton, MI 05/08-Present Founder www.BrandCamp.us Brand Camp University - Personal Branding 2.0 Conference is an interactive personal branding and social media conference which combines the best of Web 2.0 with proven brand strategies, providing attendees with concrete and measurable tactics for growing their personal and professional identity. Focused on delivering value to individuas and companies regardless of their budget, Brand Camp Uni- versity features keynote speakers, topic driven panels and workshops that provide attendees with the tools, strategy and inspiration they need to compete in a global economy. 04
  6. 6. Current Experience Michigan Technological University - Houghton, MI 01/05- Present Personal Brand Management, Adjunct Lecturer • Developed personal brand management textbook,“The Brand YU Life”. • Developed personal brand management class curriculum for ENT3976. • Enabled students to develop online personal brand profiles Ford Motor Company - Dearborn, MI 04/07-Present North American Purchasing Department Purchasing Buyer- Exhaust • Employed cost reduction and effective procurement techniques with emphasis on leverage buying, negotiation and competitive source development. • Identified alternatives when faced with a sole source or limited source of exhaust sub-suppliers. • Developed, Implemented, and managed exhaust commodity strategy including global opportunities. • Managed a $10M purchase base for the catalytic converter commoodity. 05
  7. 7. Past Experience Ford Motor Company - Livonia, MI North America Quality Office Supplier Technical Assistant (STA) Engineer/Quality Engineer - Supported the launch of 20% of the remanufactured transmissions and engines for Ford Motor Company. General Motors - Warren, MI Chassis Center Engineering Process Process Engineer/ISO Compliance Coordinator - Developed and coordinated training for business process work flow for 200 employees within the Chassis department. DaimlerChrysler Corporation - Detroit, MI Truck Exhaust Systems - OPD Exhaust Product Engineer - Designed, packaged, and released $30M worth of exhaust systems. Broken Chains Design Group - Canton, MI Account Executive - Developed and managed key ad account for clients that appeared in GQ, Men’s Health, and Detail Magazines. - Grew client spending of key apparel accounts by 75%. New Balance Athletic Shoe - Lawrence, MA Research and Development - Internship - Developed wear test program for non-running shoe product. Mavade Footwear - Wixom, MI Design and Development - Internship - Designed the Equator cross-training shoe. 06
  8. 8. References Scott Monty Ford Motor Company Director of Social Media Dearborn, MI Dr. Kenneth L. Harris International Detroit Black Expo CEO/Founder Detroit, MI Christianne Sims Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Director of Detroit Fusion/Special Projects Coordinator Detroit, MI What Others are saying . . . “Branding is a powerful force in the world of business and has grown in importance over time. I have spent my life developing brands and I have found that my business brands can not be separated from my personal brand. I strongly recommend that every person grab a hold of the concepts identifed in this book. Hajj has made the process of branding a simple one so that people can effectively develop their brand and live their dreams.” 07 Robert L. Johnson Owner, NBA Charlotte Bobcats “Hajj did an outstanding job serving as the keynote speaker for the DAPCEP Open House with an audience of over 3,500 people. His presentation recevied positive feedback for its creativity and relevance. I plan to use Hajj Flemings again and would recommend him as a professional.” Jaon Lee Executive Director, Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP)