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Kriss Pavik

Kriss Pavik

Director of Online Target Marketing

StayLocal.in

Eden Prairie

Vendor Management & Top Level Support Manager at Best Buy

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Best Buy

Vendor Management & Top Level Support Manager

Career medium 06

StayLocal.in

Director of Online Target Marketing

I develop interactive marketing strategies to help my clients achieve their business goals. I develop these strategies and tactics based on web analytics, surveys, secondary research, emerging interactive trends and marketing strategy best practices. I begin all projects with a deep understanding of my client's business, customers, competition and business limitations. I continue with measuring and analyzing the success or failure of our strategies and tactics.
Key Achievements:
Planned and executed a marketing strategy to increase sales for a struggling fast food store. Increased sales to a point where they received #1 most improved franchise in the Twin Cities.
Enabled several small businesses a way to compete against the larger competition.
Worked with both the business owners and the employees to reach their marketing goals.
Created an interactive program / product that will allow others to do online marketing for local businesses. The program provides a trackable, verifiable and sustainable way to market to their customers.

Career

GT Urological, LLC

Business/Operations Manager at

Provide leadership with operations and staffing for a start-up medical device company. Develop business financial forecast and budget. Negotiate government contracts. Develop company handbook, accounting procedures, and audit policies. Create new sales and marketing programs to promote product awareness. Managed design of company Website to enhance experience for online visitors. Provide training and support for after hours customer service. Manage grant process with National Institute of Health. Track all operational expenses.
Key Achievements:
 Instrumental in increasing company sales by 250% annually by making significant changes in the marketing program.
 Created and implemented effective strategies for new online storefront, search engine optimization, as well as email marketing, print advertising, and telemarketing programs.
 Work closely with VHA and Federal contacts to obtain government contracts and expand product recognition nationwide.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 01

GT Urological, LLC

Operations/ Business Manager

Provide leadership with operations and staffing for a start-up medical device company. Develop business financial forecast and budget. Negotiate government contracts. Develop company handbook, accounting procedures, and audit policies in accordance with government policies and standards. Create new sales and marketing programs to promote product awareness. Track all operational expenses, monitor customer and company inventories.
Key Achievements:
Instrumental in increasing company sales by 250% annually by making significant changes in the marketing program.
Developed financial forecasting to obtain private & government funding for new product development and company growth.
Created and implemented effective strategies for new online storefront, search engine optimization, as well as email marketing, print advertising, and telemarketing programs.
Chief negotiator for the Federal Supply Schedule contract with the Veterans Administration.
Applied for and received device billing code from CMS HSCPCS. This is for Medicare and 3rd party insurance billing purposes.
Managed grants received from the National Institute of Health.

Career

Champion Air

Systems Operations Controller

I managed day-to-day airline activities including planning, scheduling, reporting, preventive maintenance strategies and customer service. Communicated with customers to ensure fulfillment of private contracts. Coordinated operations and changes with internal departments. Developed recovery plans to minimize disruptions. Tracked and reported on airline efficiency, movements, and related costs. Monitored compliance with DOT, TSA and FAA regulations.
Key Achievements:
Continuously analyzed airline operations to optimize efficiency and costs.
Planned and coordinated all activities related to customer service, crew scheduling, aircraft dispatch, maintenance control, and travel.
Developed positive relations with key customers including NBA, NHL, Nascar, and DOD.
Earned recognition for identifying issues in early stages and pro-active problem solving.

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 06

Champion Airlines

Systems Operations Controller

CHAMPION AIR – Bloomington, MN
Controller, System Operation Control
Manage day-to-day airline activities including planning, scheduling, reporting, and customer service. Communicate with customers to ensure fulfillment of private contracts. Coordinate operations and changes with internal departments. Develop recovery plans to minimize disruptions. Track and report on airline efficiency, movements, and related costs. Monitor compliance with DOT, TSA and FAA regulations.
Key Achievements:
 Continuously analyze airline operations to optimize efficiency and costs.
 Plan and coordinate all activities related to customer service, crew scheduling, aircraft dispatch, maintenance control, and travel.
 Developed positive relations with key customers including NBA, NHL, Nascar, and DOD.
 Earned recognition for identifying issues in early stages and pro-active problem solving.

Career

Hastings Outdoors, Inc

Chief Financial Officer

Managed daily operations and financial control of new retail business. Oversaw merchandise planning, purchasing, and store displays. Communicated with customers to discuss needs, present product offerings, and resolve service issues. Hired, trained, and supervised all store employees. Maintained vendor relations to ensure product quality, pricing, and service. Monitored accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and tax reporting.
Key Accomplishments:
 Provided leadership in the start-up of a sporting goods retail store with 12 employees.
 Developed strategic marketing plans that increased gross sales by over 30% annually.
 Instrumental in expanding target market from local to nationwide within one year.
 Initiated relationships with several new customers resulting in servicing contracts.
 Designed, built and maintained a new website to drive company recognition and market share.
 Trained employees on store policies, inventory control, point of sale, and customer service.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 05

HASTINGS OUTDOORS, INC

Chief Financial Officer / Business Manager

Managed daily operations and financial control of new retail business. Oversaw merchandise planning, purchasing, and store displays. Communicated with customers to discuss needs, present product offerings, and resolve service issues. Hired, trained, and supervised all store employees. Maintained vendor relations to ensure product quality, pricing, and service. Monitored accounts payable/receivable, payroll, and tax reporting.
Key Accomplishments:
Provided leadership in the start-up of a sporting goods retail store with 30 employees.
Developed strategic marketing plans that increased gross sales by over 30% annually.
Instrumental in expanding target market from local to nationwide within one year.
Initiated relationships with several new customers resulting in servicing contracts.
Designed, built and maintained a new website to drive company recognition and market share.
Trained employees on store policies, inventory control, point of sale, and customer service.

Career

Mesaba Airlines

Aircraft Dispatcher

Express One International

Aircraft Dispatcher

DeVry University

BS, Operations Management and Technology

INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY, INDIANA UNIVERSITY & PURDUE UNIVERSITY

Business Administration and Aviation Technology

Indiana State University

Commercial Pilot Certificate, Aviation Technology

Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

Comercial Pilot Certificate, Aviation Technology

THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA & MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Vincennes University

Comercial Pilot Certificate, Aviation Technology