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Working the entire Great State of Arizona with concentration in valley of the sun. All referral of listings! 20 + years of home buying and selling, from the first time buyers to the seasoned investor.
Professional Resume of Gordon Wood
Gordon M. Wood
Objective And Personal Background
Maintaining a top REALTOR Status and handle professional transactions utilizing my strong sales, interpersonal and communication skills.Accepting challenges is the foundation of my experience and something I do with great confidence and pride.You will find me a totally committed individual who is direct, spontaneous and communicative. I have a BS Degree in Real Estate from Arizona State University and have held my active license for over 21 years and have sold everything from raw land and residential homes to complex commercial property and ongoing businesses, developed clients in many residential areas all over the Valley of The Sun and throughout the country giving me varied and valuable experience; I am a self-starter who approaches every project in a detailed, analytical manner.I have excellent computer skills and knowledge of numerous software programs.
1989 - CurrentOKAY LLC. dba OK EnterprisesScottsdale, AZ
Founder, Owner and President
Purchase homes and/or properties on the market and completed remodeling, interior layout and design.Worked with home/landowner on building specifics.Hired and scheduled all subcontractors and trades for timely completion.Supervised a total of two to 10 people at any given time.Followed detailed plans and budget requirements ranging from $10,000 to $300,000.Managed and coordinated large scale demolishing and rebuilds.Coordinated schedules with banks, real estate brokers, general contractors and sub contractors.Secured property and financing with bank representatives.Finalized plans with general contractors to secure permits.Job lengths depended on job size.
2000 - 2007Integrated Credit Network LLC/Global Credit CorporationScottsdale, AZ
Founder, Board Member & Director of Sales
Established, developed and facilitated the complete company start-up.Presented the application to the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions (State Banking Department) for collection agency license.Formed management team of four members, advisory board of six additional members and a board of directors consisting of four people--an attorney, a director of collections, a CPA and myself.Managed all sales and operational related activities.Started from zero and built to over $1,000,000 in gross revenue.Supervised a small sales staff of three individuals.Built client base to over 600, adding approximately two new clients per week.Developed our own proprietary software and used Accurint.Self taught in quickbooks.Responsible for all procurement, IT, HR and administrative tasks for business.A complete business plan with an exit strategy was developed and executed.Contracted with several law firms to complete operations.Personally managed approximately 50 to 70 lawsuits on a monthly basis.Handled all negotiations for settlements with mediation and arbitration.Represented business in court of law when necessary.FDCPA guidelines strictly adhered to.Positioned company for acquisition by larger firm completed December of 2007.
1993 - 2000Transworld Systems Inc.Phoenix, AZ
District Sales Manager
Took a floundering office that was producing $14,000 per month in cash sales to over $45,000 per month equal to a 30% increase annually for five consecutive years.Awarded top five honors for highest producing office out of 140 for three consecutive years. Placements increased from $50,000 per month to over $1.2 million due to the increased level of sales.Highest placement producing office in the company with over $14 million annually.Received awards as top salesman in five levels of sales throughout my seven years of employment.Frequently recognized by the company due to surpassing sales quotas.Suggested new products and services, (check verification and ACH processing), that were implemented after my departure.Recruited, hired and supervised a diverse staff of 10-15 sales representatives at any given time.Worked independently and as a team depending on client needs.
1989 - 1993Roth and AssociatesScottsdale, AZSenior Sales Manager
Coordinated and directed sales of complete on-going businesses to investors and individuals looking to buy current businesses.These businesses ranged from $100,000 gross revenue to $10 million.Managed over 300 active accounts in 10 western states.Conducted weeklong in-class training courses and up to ninety day field training in Business Evaluation, Prospecting Techniques and Leading Questions and Closings for up to six new recruits annually.Attended numerous sales workshops presented by Brian Tracy, Jim Rohn, Sandler Sales Institute, Anthony Robbins, Tom Hopkins and many others.
Professional Qualifications And Workshops Attended
Board Member Xavier College Preparatory Dad’s Club, 2005-2008
Licensed Real Estate Agent for 21 Years continuing education of at least 24 hours every 2 Years, 1989-present
Regularly attended Arizona Collectors Association Annual Workshops, 2002-2007
Authored Complete Sales Manual and Training Guide for International Credit Network, 2001-2007
Recognized Member of Scottsdale Chamber of Commerce, 1993-2007
TAWPI Member (The Association of Work Process Improvement), 2000
Attended Automated Clearing House Workshop, 2000
Participated in Greenbook Workshop, 2000
Authored articles for TSI (Transworld Systems, Inc.) Monthly Bulletin, 1993-2000
President of the Executive Association of Greater Phoenix, 1999
Graduate Sandler Sales Institute “98”, 1998
Numerous Cash Production Office Record Breaker Awards, Transworld, 1996-2000
President’s Club Award Member, Transworld, 1998
Founder’s Club Award Member, Transworld, 1997
Award for Top Five Producing Offices, Transworld, 1998,
Two-time Titan’s Club Award Member, Transworld, 1997, 1998
Top Ten Super Star Sales Contest Pacific Division, Transworld, January 1994 and July 1994
Bachelor of Science in Business / Real Estate
Arizona State UniversityTempe, AZ
Areas of Expertise
For the sellers out there whom are completely upside down in there homes since the economy is the way it is I have concentrated my efforts in helping people with short sales with and aggressive marketing strategy and professional negotiation company that can obtain results in a timley manner. I also have great contacts in Loan Modification area that has had a great deal of success in a principle loan balance reduction for those who choose to stay in the home.
Looking for a Great Deal I also help buyers of all types including first time to the seasoned investor. Well known for the eye in the market for that smokin' deal. Nearly all of my clients have have instant equity upon close. I have many years experience dealing with lenders and with loss mitigation. This comes form the S&L challange back in the early 90's (The RTC) to todays crazy bank porblems. I have handled and facilitated many deals for people relocationg to Arizona and for those looking for a winter home.
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