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Raven Abaroa

Objective

Experience

Computer Experience

Education

Functional Summary

Objective

To work for an established company providing knowledge to my clients in both marketing and selling a product.  (Please See Function Summary)

Experience

Apr. ’00-Current             MarketStar                                     Ogden, UT

SBO Specialist- Outside Rep.

§     Hewlett Packard Contracted Employee

§     Channel Support to 60 Accounts on SBO level

§     Help Maintain the #1 Territory for Hewlett Packard  

 

Oct. ’99- Apr. ‘00           Knowlogy                              Falls Church, VA

Technology Training Consultant

§     Outlined Business Strategies for new program.

§     Established Business Relationships with NSA, Ft Meade, Hughes Technologies, GEIS and a number of enterprise accounts.

§     Suggested new services that will help Knowlogy broaden its client base.

§     Work with Organizations to identify technology needs and outline programs to get employees up-to-speed with the current industry

 

Current                          RavensTree.com                    Falls Church, VA

Developer/ Owner

§     Entrepreneur of new online offering.

§     Established relationship with Scoreboard Sports in Utah to provide the best pricing in the area.

§     Developed web page and artistic design.

 

1999                             Connecting Point                              SLC, UT

Sales Representative

§     Managed Utah State Government Contracts (25)

§     Technical Oriented Sales and Support.

§     Expanded sales to include all divisions of U of U.

§     Product Knowledge of leading providers of technical hardware and software.

 

1998                             Advanced Technical Center.               SLC, UT

Career Counselor

§     Helped sales grow 200%

§     Visited over 15 high schools to teach students about technology and the future of the PC environment.

§     Trained sales staff in Outlook, Goldmine, and Phone Systems.

Computer Experience

 

Windows 2000, Office 2000, FrontPage, ACT, Goldmine, Word power user, Outlook power user, IE5, HTML.

 

4 Years Technical Consulting

 

Compaq/ HP Certified VARS

 

MSS- Microsoft Sales Specialist

Education

1998–1999                    Southern Virginia College         Buena Vista, VA

§     Completed Business Management Courses/ Technical Classes

§     Soccer Scholarship

1997–1998                    Salt Lake Community College               SLC, UT

§     Marketing Major

§     4.0 GPA 

Functional Summary

While enrolled in a college course in mid 1996 to early 1997, I introduced a way to get a highly recognized interior design company from Utah to broaden their selling market via mass media and the Internet. After entering my research paper into a DECA competition, and presenting my ideas, I found myself flying to California to sell this same idea in a National DECA event. I went away with a first place over-all finish in Utah, and an Honorable Mention in the National Competition. 

Since my senior year in High School, I have been extremely involved with Technology. I am by no means an expert in any given topic, but I have established a broad knowledge of the technical field over the last three years. Some of the “hats” I carry are:

§     MSS- Microsoft Sales Specialist

§     Technology Training Consultant

§     Education Specialist: Microsoft Software

§     Compaq Certified VARS

§     HP Certified VARS (? Title)

§     Web Designer

§     AttendedSandler Selling System: The High-Tech Sales Mastery Program

 

My most recent experience in a VARS atmosphere was when I worked for CATG Connecting Point in SLC, UT. While there, I worked as part of a team handling our state contract. I attended the Hewlett Packard and Compaq training programs. I have provided migration paths for organizations and have been trained in almost every aspect of selling technical hardware and software. Prior to CATG, I worked for Microsoft as a Channel Pre-Sales Support Rep. While there I completed a one-month training class and became an MSS.


I am currently an Outside Sales Representative for Hewlett Packard. I enjoy working for one of the leading manufacturers of PC and Peripheral Product. I have 60 accounts I work with and handle the DC, VA, and MD area.