Mike LevinPage 2
Executive Director, National Osteopathic Foundation (1992 - 1997)
Executed all aspects of a $6 million educational foundation including working with colleges, fundraising, student loans, travel programs, and CME programs. Managed exhibits at medical educational conferences.
Increased annual revenue by 300% & number of individual customers by 338%.
Executive Director, Exhibit Designers & Producers Association (1993 -1998)
Chief executive for international trade association of companies that produce and market exhibits. Responsibilities included sales, retention, trade shows, chapter development, international spokesperson, and educational programming. Significantly strengthened overall image and management including new newsletter, website, annual convention and trade show, and educational programs.
Successfully solicited pharmaceutical companies for grants, scholarships, and sponsorships and increased sales by 33% in just 9 months. Increased corporate sponsorships by 50%.
Assistant Director, Association for Dressings & Sauces (1991 - 1996)
Managed sales and retention of customers, marketing and communications, annual meeting, and day-to-day operations of headquarters.
Managed two annual conferences for C-level and technical customers.
Obtained 25% increase in sales.
COFFEE BEANERY LTD., Atlanta, GA1993 - 1996
Owner / Operator
Opened and managed a store with 18 employees in a major retail shopping mall.
INTERNATIONAL COFFEE ORGANIZATION, Washington, D.C 1981 - 1991
P&L responsibility and spokesperson for the $3 million U.S. marketing office that successfully increased coffee consumption and enhanced the beverage’s image among college students and youth market and improved quality of the beverage. Developed and led all marketing, public relations, educational, and promotional programs.
Started from scratch and managed growth of organization consisting of 20 employees, including field staff.
Accomplished objective of stopping 20-year decline in consumption in U.S. through conducting 70 annual marketing, education, and promotion programs.
Successfully raised operating revenue for nine years ranging from $1 -3 million.
Increased revenue over 200% through the creation of over 90 marketing, promotional and educational items and established an international mail order fulfillment program.
Planned and directed the growth and operations of national marketing programs to conduct campaigns, conventions, seminars, special events and market research.
Developed concept and established coffee houses and credit courses for university food service curriculum and coffeehouses at more than 80 universities across U.S.
SOUTHERN SOLAR ENERGY CENTER, Atlanta, GA
Government Programs Manager & Information Officer
Managed the creation, staffing and programming of a Federal renewable energy program, Government Relations and Information Services Divisions.
Created a coalition of engineers and architects that improved the image of solar energy.
CITY OF PORTAGE, Portage, MI
Assistant City Manager
Assisted City Manager in operating a municipal government of 35,000 people handling all public relations, city events and city publications.
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY, Alumni Affairs Office, Tallahassee, FL
Responsible for Homecoming parade and special event in Washington, D.C.
FLORIDA STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, Tallahassee, FL
Served as legislative aide to influential elected state representative.