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        <h3 class="uk-panel-title">Duane H Cave</h3>

<h2 class="uk-margin-bottom-remove">Sales Professional</h2>

<div>Sales & Marketing Specialist / New Business Development Authority</div>

<div>National Sales Management Coach / Sales Trainer</div>

        <p>Duane Cave is a dynamic, profit-driven sales management professional with over 15 years of measurable sales achievements towards helping companies and sales teams build market share through steady growth and national market expansion. Duane Cave is known throughout the building materials industry as the person who can train your team, brand your product, and increase your sales and market share no matter the economy.</p>

<h3 class="uk-margin-bottom-remove">AREAS OF EXPERTISE</h3>

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  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Account Development & Retention</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Sales Management</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Contract Negotiation</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Strategic Marketing</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Business Planning & Development</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Productivity Improvement</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Channel Management</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Operations Management</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Competitive Product Positioning</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Sales Training & Development</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Promotions & Merchandising</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Customer Problem/Resolution</li>

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<h3 class="uk-margin-bottom-remove">PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS</h3>

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  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Proven qualifications in strategic marketing, sales management, sales training, business/channel management of several high level companies, organizational leadership, contract negotiation and competitive product positioning</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Consistently recognized for delivering continued quality service, improved productivity and increased profitability</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Visionary leader with ability to build cohesive teams, maximize revenue growth and exceed corporate goals and objectives</li>

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<h3 class="uk-margin-bottom-remove">CAREER HIGHLIGHTS</h3>

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  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Developed an entire sales training program to help increase sales for hundreds of wholesale building supply distributors in the US</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Sales Training program has helped over 2000 salespeople in all types of industry exceed sales expectations by 25% and up to 1000% by simply following the steps in the sales program</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Helped introduce and build brand awareness of Deckmaster hidden deck fasteners. Product was the first of its kind in the market.</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Helped build Tiger Claw hidden deck fasteners into the number one company in its industry. Created brand awareness through out-of-the-box thinking and innovative ideas such as Duane the Deckman</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> A pioneer in the successful launch of the hidden fastener for the deck industry</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Developed and continues to maintain solid relationships with large distribution channels such as Do It Best, Ace Hardware, Sears/Orchard Supply, TrueValue, Lumbermen’s Merchandising Corporation, Walmart, Handy Hardware, Boise, BlueLinx, PrimeSource, Guardian and Orgill.</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Developed and continues to maintain solid relationships with national dealer accounts such as Home Depot, 84 Lumber, Stock Building Supply, ProBuild, Meeks, Menard’s, STAFTA and others</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Nurtured to success a completely new channel of business for Grabber Construction Products totaling $9.5 million per year</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Designed and implemented all marketing campaigns and collateral materials to acquire and maintain successful relationships with top dealers and distributors in the home improvement industry</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Instrumental in orchestrating sales, increasing profits, production, customer retention and sales for many territories both on regional and national levels</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> Built and sold a company to a competitor at a substantial profit in only 2 years</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i>Increased sales from negative numbers to multi-million dollar numbers after just 3 years with VicWest Steel</li>

  <li><i class="uk-icon uk-icon-crosshairs"></i> A major factor in the research, development, and marketing of “Pro-Plus” brand of drywall and deck screws to become a major product demand in the Northwest</li>

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