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Business Consultant Coach| Adjunct Practitioner Instructor Mentor Vic Fontaine... w/Expertise Delivering Solutions | Open to New Opportunities Boca Raton, FL 33487 • H: 561-241-7242 • M: 561-350-4514 SUCCESS COACH firstname.lastname@example.org • linkedin.com/in/vicfontaine Insightful, visionary global executive and success coach who consistently revitalizes and turns around underperforming organizations for profitability, growth and long-term sustainability by building and empowering teams for unsurpassed excellence. Highly principled relationship builder and leader who coaches/ drives results through collaboration, trust, enhancing individual growth and instilling a culture of mutual respect. Possesses a natural talent for engaging individuals from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds and all levels of the organizational structure to build consensus toward a common vision, goal and direction, whether in international Fortune 500 or non-profit environments. Continually wins respect for commitment, passion, drive and turning ideas and dreams into tangible business and personal success outcomes… “Vic is a man of integrity with commitment to get results. He has excellent knowledge of foreign markets and works extremely well in other cultures…. I have always been impressed by his innovation, risk taking and dedication.” Don McDonald, (Retired) President, Caterpillar Asia and Latin America "Three characteristics stick out: His vision, his drive and his deep international perspective... well ahead of the curve in anticipating market needs and direction... the drive and determination to weather the rebuffs of seemingly countless naysayers to accomplish truly remarkable results.” Paul G. Knollmaier, then President, Caterpillar Redistribution Services Translating the “Voice-of-the-Customer” for Business and Personal Growth within Culturally Diverse, Global Environments New Business Start-up: Sought out to reintroduce and launch business concept championed 10 years earlier (Source Centers, Inc), leading to the formation of Caterpillar Rental Network, Inc. and subsequent outsourcing agent firm, Script International, Inc. Challenged traditional marketing approach and established a performance-based relationship between Caterpillar and Script that led to establishment of 53 operations in five years in 15 countries and created a successful worldwide multibillion dollar business unit for Caterpillar, Inc. Strategic Realignment: Penetrated Japanese market and paved way for joint-manufacturing opportunities in China and South Korea at Grove Worldwide, Inc. Led shift away from traditional sales orientation by creating quality distribution network, diversifying resources and establishing strategic ventures to gain market dominance and presence. Growing Market Share: Within three years, built Nissan Kazai’s dealer organization from five to 60, spearheaded North American market share growth from less than 5% to 25%+ and attained profitability, reversing five straight years of losses. Organizational Change: Transformed small support division into marketing leader within the Caterpillar organization by demonstrating value of new marketing philosophy and tools for $1B+ overseas subsidiary. Gained worldwide buy-in by achieving #1 dollar sales volume for new product opportunity in European market. Built cooperative team environment between marketing and pricing division and co-implemented total area competitive product pricing evaluations and new products development. “Giving Back”: Founded non-profit foundation supporting the poorest of the poor within Latin America, working with business leaders to support job training, school placement and financial support. Funded Opportunity International, Inc. initial internship program, which subsequently secured $10M grant to further its worldwide humanitarian efforts. A History of Driving Global Market Penetration and Leadership through Innovation, Structure, Insight and Success Coaching ASPIRATIONAL DIRECTIONS.COM Delivering entrepreneurial/aspirational strategies and solutions to drive success as consultant/coach in equipment markets or as university adjunct practitioner instructor/success coach Vic Fontaine Page 2 FOUNDER|PRESIDENT|MENTOR|COACH 2009 to present Based upon a lifetime history of driving global market penetration and leadership through Innovation, Structure, Insight and Success Coaching... building and empowering teams for unsurpassed excellence. Highly principled relationship builder and practitioner/ leader who coaches/ drives results through collaboration, trust, enhancing individual growth and instilling a culture of mutual respect. www.aspirationaldirections.com LIFE AND CAREER CHANGERS MENTORING MINISTRY CO-FOUNDER|DIRECTOR|MENTOR|COACH w/expertise in success coaching and mentoring 2009 to present Helping to effectively turn a marathon re-employment campaign/search into a time of a " life mission opportunity" working with high quality, seldom before unemployed professionals...looking at significant life and career enhancements...see: www.lifeandcareerchangers.com SCRIPT INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH FOUNDATION, INC., West Palm Beach, FL Funded and provide leadership to non- profit organization focused on providing jobs, job training, school placement and financial support to those within Latin American countrie.and locally. Making a difference in lives,Providing success coaching to empower, Support to entreprenuers and start up businesses. PRESIDENT|FOUNDER|PARTNER 2000 – 2009 Grasped opportunity to fulfill long-standing personal goal – "Giving Back In Thanksgiving”. Interact extensively with Latin American business leaders to encourage great participation in community and civic responsibilities. Collaborate and provide support to several charitable organizations, including Opportunity International, Inc. SCRIPT INTERNATIONAL, INC./CATERPILLAR RENTAL SERVICES NETWORK, INC., Peoria, IL Heavy earth moving equipment rental business/consultancy PRESIDENT|FOUNDER|CONCEPTOR 1995 – 2000 Created wholly-owned entity that served as consultant and sole outsourcer for Caterpillar Rental Services Network, Inc. Established business plan and resource strategies to capitalize on new business and distribution opportunities worldwide quickly and expeditiously, while establishing a mutually profitable and economically viable relationship. GROVE WORLDWIDE, INC., Shady Grove, PA Leading manufacturer and global distributor of hydraulic mobile cranes and high reach equipment DIRECTOR, ASIAN/PACIFIC BASIN 1990 – 1995 Recruited to drive sales within underperforming Asian and Pacific market, exploit new markets and create new strategic partnerships. Penetrated traditional mindsets to foster new business opportunities and growth. NISSAN KAZAI, INC., Chicago, IL Japanese manufacturer/distributor of a highest quality line of small excavators with US distribution subsidiary VP, NORTH AMERICA 1988 – 1990 Brought on board to transform entity from regional to significant North American (US and Canada) presence, reverse debt and create a formal sales and marketing organization. CATERPILLAR, INC., Peoria, IL The world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines, with revenues in excess of $60B MARKETING MANAGER, OVERSEAS SUBSIDIARY, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND 1982 – 1988 During 20+ year tenure, repeatedly selected to drive company vision, growth and presence and build strong marketing teams throughout its worldwide organization. Between 1967and1988, held positions of increasing accountability within emerging markets, including Caterpillar Asia and Caterpillar Brazil, culminating as marketing manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Education Masters, International Studies, Graduate School of Global Management, Thunderbird, Phoenix, AZ BA, History/Political Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Russian Language Interceptor, Military Training, Monterey, CA, Conversationl Fluency in German, Spanish, Portuguese, English
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