Benoit Mizner Simon & Co.
March 2013 - present
Developed and executed new branding and marketing strategies for the Burns Karpowicz Team, a highly successful real estate sales team within the Agency utilizing the Benoit Mizner Simon website platform, establishing profiles on national real estate websites including Trulia and Zillow, as well as building a brand through the use of social media.
Marketing and Business Development
Global Strategies Group
March 2007 - December 2012
Responsible for identifying, and managing new business opportunities for GSG, a marketing consulting firm that focuses on the sports and entertainment sector. Current projects include the design and implementation a comprehensive marketing campaign for a personal training facility. Past projects include identification and sourcing of business opportunities in support of GSG’s ongoing strategic partnership with Wells Fargo Bank’s Private Placement Group. These opportunities involved the securitization of real estate assets, contract monetization of long-term marketing and sponsorship rights, and other similar projects in the natural resource, advertising, sports and entertainment sectors. Part time.
Principal and Vice President of Marketing and Business Development
Forest Systems, LLC
April 1998 - December 2000
Helped establish Forest Systems, LLC , an $800 million forest investment firm that operated 445,000 acres of timberland in nine states for institutional investors. Responsible for identifying potential investment partners, developing proposals, designing collateral material, managing client communication and public and community relations.
Vice President, Marketing and Business Developmentq
Pell Rudman, Inc.
March 1995 - March 1998
Worked closely with investment professionals to develop leads from the client referrals that were the drivers of this private wealth management firm’s growth. Responsibilities included creating a brand for Pell Rudman and its two subsidiaries, developing and implementing an annual marketing plan, client communication, community relations, creation and management of all marketing materials, and corporate communication with the parent company, United Asset Management.
Hancock Timber Resource Group
July 1992 - March 1995
Responsible for coordinating all aspects of both internal and external communications of the world’s largest timber investment management firm to ensure that a consistent message was sent to all constituents including institutional clients, forest managers, portfolio managers, the media, the forest industry, environmentalists, John Hancock and its shareholders and the community in which HTRG owned property. These responsibilities involved management of client reports and newsletters, design of marketing materials, generation of press releases, community and annual investor meetings, and facilitation of communication between investors and foresters.