Mike Barry
Specialist & Consultant - Sales & Marketing Manager - Open to New Opportunities
Houston, TX 77007

Business Professional, known for quickly achieving results on behalf of employers across multiple industries. - Self motivated; can work with minimal directions and supervision to complete... show more


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Work experience
Independent Contractor

- TNC License, City of Houston


- Events Services
- Seller Certification, TABC
- Texas Food Handler Certification, ANSI
- Alcohol Service Training, LEVY

Self Employed

Event management and marketing within the hospitality industry.

I provide events services to bars & restaurants. Primary responsibilities include assisting On Site Managers with the preparation and execution of private parties, corporate catering, community events, sporting events, and daily operations.

- Events Services
- Event Management
- Hospitality
- Customer Service
- Bar & Restaurant
- Seller Certification, TABC
- Texas Food Handler Certification, ANSI
- Alcohol Service Training, LEVY

TITLE Boxing Club
Sales & Marketing Manager

Worked to ensure the smooth and efficient operational procedures within all departments enabling the club to provide the highest level of customer service. Also, I trained and supervised all staff while helping the General Manager facilitate all delegated projects and responsibilities.

Additionally, I developed and executed seasonal marketing campaigns and events, managed the marketing budget, multiple aspects of inventory control, daily bank deposits, shift coverage and general club maintenance.

Lastly, I was personally responsible for achieving or exceeding individual sales and marketing goals, renewals and ancillary service goals by pre-planning the month with strategic outreach, in-club lead generation and securing member referrals.

- Leadership
- Management
- Sales
- Marketing
- Social Media
- Networking
- Events Services
- Event Management
- CRM, CLR Solutions
- Logistics
- Career Development
- Skills Training, Skill Coaching
- Performance Reviews
- Business Franchise
- Health & Wellness
- Gym Operations
- Group Fitness Instructor
- Personal Training

Sewell Automotive Companies
Sales Associate

Audi Brand Specialist, responsible for negotiating sales of vehicles and ancillary services. Additionally, I utilized CRM software to facilitate the delivery of sold vehicles and products, schedule consultations, and generate future sales for new or returning customers within the luxury automotive market.

- Customer Service, CSI
- Sales
- Product Specialist
- CRM, Salesforce
- Inbound Calling, Outbound Calling, Cold Calling
- Sales Prospecting
- Public Speaking
- Trade Show
- Events Services
- Luxury Brands

Republic National Distributing Company
Sales Representative

Managed outside sales activities including case sales, distribution, shelf, cold box, pricing, display and promotional programs as planned by executing duties inside stores within my regional territories.

- Customer Service
- Sales
- Outside Sales, Off Premise
- Non Traditional Accounts, Opening, Servicing, and Managing
- Pricing, Display, Promotional Programs
- Sales Territory Management
- Merchandiser
- Product Specialist

Legacy MMA
Sports Internship - Events Services - Mixed Martial Arts, MMA

Responsible for identifying and evaluating marketing strategy, based on knowledge of brand objectives and market characteristics on behalf of a regional Mixed Martial Arts organization.

After reviewing activity reports and other performance data to determine areas needing program improvement I worked with management to formulate a revised marketing strategy to promote the product and its ancillary services.

Organized marketing and event information, multimedia visual aids, and other branded materials for mass communication to publicize events and solicit sponsorships. To support the aforementioned publicity and sponsorship acquisition efforts, I coordinated and participated in promotional activities throughout the region.

Worked with management to create and oversee a community event budget, arrange celebrity appearances, and leverage cross promotional opportunities to gain maximum exposure among our target demographics. Then, I'd track attendance, participation, or performance data related to events in order to plan and direct future marketing activities and sales promotions.

- Mixed Martial Arts, MMA
- Combat Sports
- Events Services
- Marketing and Advertising
- Broadcast Sports Media
- Social Media
- Press Release
- Ticket Sales
- Sponsorship Sales
- Cold Calling

I am cheerful, kind, polite, and interested in what others have to say.
I put my best effort into everything I do.
I care deeply about the success of the group or company of which I am a part.
University of Houston
Bachelors, Sports Administration

cum laude
Graduate with Honors

Relevant Coursework:
- Sports and Events Services
- Marketing and Advertising
- Public Relations
- Community Relations
- Facilities Management
- Organization and Administration
- Statistics and Analysis
- Logistics

Activities and Societies:
- University of Houston Health & Human Performance Department
- University of Houston Athletics Department
- University of Houston Campus Sports and Recreation

Lone Star College System
Associates, General Studies

magna cum laude
Graduate with High Honors

- Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

National MS Society
Distribution Assistant

Provided staff with assistance in performing difficult or complicated duties.

Arranged documents and issued race day materials to hundreds of athletes.

Recorded delivery information on delivery records.

Houston Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
Charity Team

Member of the University of Houston Health and Human Performance Department's fundraising team supporting Houston Habitat for Humanity's annual Bike to Build Campaign - a twenty mile bike ride to raise funds for the construction of new housing for low income families in the Houston area.

Implemented efforts to publicize the event and promote charitable donations.

Participated in promotional activities to market the Bike to Build Campaign within the community.

Harris County - Houston Sports Authority
Distribution Assistant

Worked on behalf of United States Olympic Committee staff.

Provided staff with assistance in performing difficult or complicated duties.

Performed team support duties, such as running errands, maintaining equipment, or stocking supplies.

Lead new volunteer teams by serving as captain.

Arranged equipment and issued uniform materials to hundreds of athletes.

Recorded delivery information on daily delivery records.

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