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Gregory Burns is currently living in Maple Plain, Minnesota, working as a Household Water Quality Consultant in "NEXT-RO EVS Wellness Essentials" and is interested in For the Home, Health & Beauty, Products.
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Job Title

Household Water Quality Consultant

Company

Location

Maple Plain, Minnesota

Categories of Interest

For the Home, Health & Beauty, Products

My Interests

I enjoy household water quality consulting work and sharing the profoundly novel NEXT-RO Point-of-Use Reverse Osmosis by demonstration and workshop presentations. NEXT-RO is an exciting new product with novel design improvements over the antiquated filter housing reverse osmosis systems everywhere. No more steel pressure storage tank and refilling the reservoir with 1 1/2 gallons in a short 35 minutes of pure reverse osmosis water is simply incredible.

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Gregory Burns has joined on Aug 21, 2010

Company Size

1-4

Resume

I bring a recent successful career of doing business with Property Owners and Agents, Architects, Developers and City Planners as well as Consulting Engineers and Contractors in the Twin Cities area. My early career included business development and marketing of scientific products and services.

My technical proposal authoring, account management and business development skills are highly transferable to other science related products and services.

Here\'s some more background and recent work from Gregory Burns.

Websites Authored:

http://palanisami.com
http://evswellness.com

Business Writing Examples:

http://evswellness.com/?page_id=128
http://evswellness.com/?page_id=145

Selected Formal Engineering Proposals Authored and Awarded Following Personal Sales Efforts:

USX Superfund Remediation Project, Duluth, $10m, OHM Corporation
MPCA Site Cleanup Contract, $1m, 3 times, STS Consultants
3M Nationwide Environmental Services Contract $2.5m, Earth Technology (then RUST E&I)
St. Cloud State University Campus Parking Ramp, $11m, Palanisami & Associates, Consulting Engineers
Mayo Clinic Eau Claire Hospital Parking Ramp, $12m, Palanisami & Associates, Consulting Engineers

These projects involved highly technical features involving many engineering disciplines and equipment uses. I prospected, positioned, cost estimated, teamed with other architects and engineers and authored the RFP submittal proposal for these projects and hundreds more. My writing skills are advanced and effective in a fast paced business setting.

Capabilities and Background Summary:

At Palanisami & Associates, for example, I was also asked to help Mr. Palanisami\'s sister company, Construction Engineering Laboratory and took the responsibility of saving and growing a construction materials testing and special inspections company. I grew the tiny 3 person construction materials laboratory from three clients to
hundreds and increased the testing and engineering staff all while driving the structural, mechanical and electrical design engineering business. I cost estimated and wrote all proposals.

I succeeded because I quickly learned and applied expertise with field construction QA/QC and ICC special inspections work. I shall do the same with your firm. My strong mechanical aptitude and curious nature along with my personable sales approach with engineers, city and county officials has worked well for me.
Actually, the position affords me an opportunity to become expert in a related technical area and appears to be a natural fit and next step in my career. As I am naturally mechanically inclined and ever curious it is a win-win.

Currently, I am a Next-RO Dealer which means I sell a drinking water unit to home owners by my website; http://evswellness.com. In addition, in 2009 I renewed my science teaching license and have been substitute teaching public school all subjects and grades in the Delano, Orono, Mound and Watertown school districts. I am comfortable being in front of groups and managing a meeting agenda.

Importantly, my decades of experience working successfully in a rich variety of technical and scientific services areas will be a valued skill asset that I can apply from the start. For example, I have sold laboratory instrumentation, biological and medically related products as well as professional engineering services to all levels of public and private clients.



My resume follows:


Resume of Greg Burns

350 Game Farm Road, Minnetrista, Minnesota 55359 763-479-1012 gburns@frontiernet.net

Sales & Marketing Executive - Account Engineer - RFP Proposal Author

P&L Responsibility Sales and Marketing Leadership Growth Planning & Strategies
Technical Scientific Products and Professional Engineering Services

Business Development and Growth Accomplishments: I have been fortunate to enjoy an ever increasing classical marketing and sales career that has included conceptual and professional services sales, formal RFP proposal authoring success, direct sales & sales management and have grown each business I\'ve had the privilege of working with.

Technology Savvy - Have applied advanced computer skills by authoring websites for employers and am highly skilled with project scheduling, costing, project management and formal RFP proposal submittal software. I have a track record of increasing sales, training and leading others to engage and grow existing business relationships and actualize potential clients.

Proven Record I have developed numerous successful product and services sales presentations from scratch. I possess richly varied account management experience and have sold highly technical and scientific services in the civil, environmental, structural and other consulting engineering areas.

BS University of Minnesota, Broad Area Science Degree

Selected Achievements & Skills:

$ Prospected and made personal sales presentations to government agencies and engineers of record and sold via formal proposal the single largest Superfund hazardous waste site clean-up project in Minnesota history.

$ I have been awarded multi-million dollar engineering design and prime contractor construction projects up against the largest architectural firms and consulting engineering companies in the Twin Cities area.

$ Successfully penetrated the local building construction market and grew a construction materials testing and special inspections company employing seven technicians and two civil engineers with the resultant client base increase from a dozen to hundreds.

$ Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills while being personable and capable of working with senior decision makers such as business owners, government agencies, lead engineers and architects. Proficient in solving problems and implementing solutions under tight deadlines. Hands-on executive, capable of efficiently managing all levels of staff and unique client challenges.

Career Overview:

EVS Wellness Essentials, Next-RO Dealer and Home Water Quality Consultant 2009-Present

Palanisami & Associates, Consulting SME Engineers Associate, Sales & Marketing 2002-2009

STS Consultants, Environmental Consulting Engineers Business Development Manager 1998-2002

Earth Technology, Civil, Env. Compliance & Municipal Engineers Senior Account Manager 1993-1998

Prior, Sales account management of pharmaceuticals, laboratory chemicals and instruments, analytical
testing services, contaminated site clean-up services and public school science teaching.

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Gregory Burns
Name: Gregory Burns
Link: http://www.salespider.com/p-8641113/gregory-burns
Location: Maple Plain,Minnesota,United States
Job Title: Household Water Quality Consultant
Company: NEXT-RO EVS Wellness Essentials

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