Business Coach

“Great companies have a strong vision for the future. I am proud to have led many of them there by identifying game-changing growth and new business channel opportunities that have generated millions of dollars of new and incremental revenue.” Garrison Leykam

Guided two professional hockey teams, the Adirondack Frostbite (owned by ESPN SportsCenter anchor Steve Levy and NHL coach and TV analyst Barry Melrose) and the Richmond RiverDogs of the United Hockey League (UHL) to profitability within a single season.

Led MCI Telecommunication’s regional mega sales centers in New York, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and Iowa and grew MCI into the second-largest long-distance provider in the U.S.

Prepared Cablevision of Connecticut for competition from SNET and drove a 55% upgrade penetration, an 18% revenue lift, and broke all PayPerView records, including WWE.

Led DSL.net, a leading provider of high-speed Internet access, to consistently exceed its monthly and quarterly sales targets across a 3-year period.

Increased net revenues 38% in less than 9-months for Grand Circle Travel, a $180M+ provider of escorted international travel.

Host & Producer of “DINERS” TV Show on Connecticut Public Television (CPTV, 21M viewers/1.8M podcast listens).

Featured in the American Motorcycle Association’s (AMA) “MotoStars: Celebrities + Motorcycles” exhibit and book with Brad Pitt, Tom Arnold, Keith Urban, Steve McQueen, Peter Fonda, Journey, Rush, and Foreigner.

Featured on ESPN2’s “Extreme Magazine” TV show for leadership and team building.

 CORE SKILLS

• Prospecting and Closing

• Leadership

• Strategic Planning

• Social Media

• Call Center Management

• Recruiting

• Press Releases

• Marketing

• Team Building

• LinkedIn Profiles

• Negotiating

• Lead Generation

• Training

• Corporate Communication

 

• New Business Development

• Performance Management

• Presenting & Public Speaking

• Proposal Writing

• Sales

• Mentoring

• Event Planning

SOCIAL MEDIA

  • LinkedIn profile in Top 25 MA, PhD profiles in the U.S.
  • Top 1% LinkedIn Industry Social Selling Index (SSI), a tool measuring effectiveness at establishing professional brand, finding the right people, engaging with insights, and building relationships.
  • Top 4% of LinkedIn members deemed a Super Connector.

 

%d bloggers like this: