JOHN RICOTTA

 
 
 
 
EDUCATION
    Loyola University New Orleans     New Orleans, LA
          Master of Business Administration 
          May 2002
 
    Loyola University New Orleans     New Orleans, LA
          Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance 
          December 1996  

WORK EXPERIENCE
    Sales Representative, Thyssen Krupp Elevator Corporation Harahan, LA
    May 1997-January 2002
          Sold 1.8 million dollars in elevator maintenance, modernizations, and repairs in 2001
          Exceeded annual sales goals by 35% over the last three years
          Provided customer service for over 300 accounts
          Utilized various sales techniques, including cold calling and prospecting
          Helped plan jobs and ensured projects were completed in a timely manner
          Assisted with training new sales representatives
          Participated in the collection of delinquent accounts

    Office Assistant, Southern Repertory Theater   New Orleans, LA
     January 1993-May 1995 and August 1996-December 1996
          Analyzed profit and sales volume generated by each production 
          Assisted with obtaining patron support through fund-raising

    Teller, Premier Bank      New Orleans, LA
    December 1995-May 1996 
          Provided financial services for individuals and local businesses
          Established new financial accounts and handled customer concerns

INTERNSHIPS
    Management Intern, Sheraton Hotel New Orleans   New Orleans, LA
    September 1996-December 1996

    Finance Intern, Merrill Lynch     Metairie, LA
    Summer 1996

SKILLS & AFFILIATIONS
    Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    Dale Carnegie Sales Training Program
    Member, MBA Association, Loyola University