Dana Ahern

Dana D. Ahern


24 Orchard Street  Quincy, Massachusetts 02171

Cell : 617-633-9454  Home: 617-471-1100

Email : danaahern@danaahern.com


Objective: 

Sales, direct selling of services, or products to organizations  or consumers.  


Professional Summary:

Experienced business executive with demonstrated record of success in sales and marketing, sales channel management, and business operations. Skilled in organizational leadership, change management, driving and achieving measurable sales results. 


Experience:

Flavin and Flavin Realty (June-2012- Present)

Quincy, MA.

Realtor


Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Currently representing the firm of Flavin and Flavin as an independent real estate agent specializing in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Areaís of expertise include, sellers representation, and buyers representation. 

       . Residential   FY 2014  Sales $1,250,000.00

       . Commercial FY 2014  Sales  $  320,000.00 


Experience:

Ahern Communications Corporation (1987-2012)

Quincy MA.

President.


Founded in 1987, Ahern Communications was a telecommunications products sales and distribution business. Marketing lightweight telephone headsets, and related hands-free communication devises. Sales focus to businesses involved in contact center, customer service, and telemarketing activities. Successfully sold this business in 2012.


Responsible for running the day to day operations of a sales & distribution business with a primary objective to sell telecommunication products to new and existing customers. Personally sold and managed key accounts.

       . Designed and implemented innovative marketing programs.

       . Oversaw all accounting and financial activities.

       . Managed inside sales and customer support personnel.

       . Developed an Internet marketing operation to increase sales.

       . Successfully grew and managed this company for 25 years.


ACS Communications Corporation (1986-1987)

Scotts Valley, CA

Regional Sales Manager


ACS Communications was a manufacture of lightweight telephone headsets and hands-free communications products.


Responsible for key account sales and channel management and the development of distribution partners located in the Northeast,and Mid Atlantic regions.

        . Direct sales contact with existing and potential customers.

        . Major accounts included AT&T and Bell Companies.







Plantronics Inc. (1984-1986)

Santa Cruz, CA

Territory Sales Manager.


Plantronics manufactures lightweight telephone headsets and related telecommunications products.


Responsibilities included the management of channel partners including AT&T, and two Bell Operating companies in New England.

        . First exclusive Plantronics multi million dollar contract with Southern New England Telephone Company.

        . Awarded Plantronics East Coast Sales Person of the Year 1985.


Positions from: (1973-1984) 


Held various sales and marketing positions including: Psych Systemís Inc. Baltimore MD, Avery Label Company Philadelphia PA, and Polaroid Camera Corporation Cambridge, MA


Education:


Northeastern University  June 1981

Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Marketing & Finance.


Military:


United States Marine Corps: (1974-1980)

Honorable Discharge 


Available for self- relocation for a good opportunity.

 
 

Dana D. Ahern


24 Orchard Street  Quincy, Massachusetts 02171

Cell : 617-633-9454  Home: 617-471-1100

Email : danaahern@danaahern.com


Objective: 

Sales, direct selling of services, or products to organizations  or consumers.  


Professional Summary:

Experienced business executive with demonstrated record of success in sales and marketing, sales channel management, and business operations. Skilled in organizational leadership, change management, driving and achieving measurable sales results. 


Experience:

Flavin and Flavin Realty (June-2012- Present)

Quincy, MA.

Realtor


Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Currently representing the firm of Flavin and Flavin as an independent real estate agent specializing in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Areaís of expertise include, sellers representation, and buyers representation. 

       . Residential   FY 2014  Sales $1,250,000.00

       . Commercial FY 2014  Sales  $  320,000.00 


Experience:

Ahern Communications Corporation (1987-2012)

Quincy MA.

President.


Founded in 1987, Ahern Communications was a telecommunications products sales and distribution business. Marketing lightweight telephone headsets, and related hands-free communication devises. Sales focus to businesses involved in contact center, customer service, and telemarketing activities. Successfully sold this business in 2012.


Responsible for running the day to day operations of a sales & distribution business with a primary objective to sell telecommunication products to new and existing customers. Personally sold and managed key accounts.

       . Designed and implemented innovative marketing programs.

       . Oversaw all accounting and financial activities.

       . Managed inside sales and customer support personnel.

       . Developed an Internet marketing operation to increase sales.

       . Successfully grew and managed this company for 25 years.


ACS Communications Corporation (1986-1987)

Scotts Valley, CA

Regional Sales Manager


ACS Communications was a manufacture of lightweight telephone headsets and hands-free communications products.


Responsible for key account sales and channel management and the development of distribution partners located in the Northeast,and Mid Atlantic regions.

        . Direct sales contact with existing and potential customers.

        . Major accounts included AT&T and Bell Companies.







Plantronics Inc. (1984-1986)

Santa Cruz, CA

Territory Sales Manager.


Plantronics manufactures lightweight telephone headsets and related telecommunications products.


Responsibilities included the management of channel partners including AT&T, and two Bell Operating companies in New England.

        . First exclusive Plantronics multi million dollar contract with Southern New England Telephone Company.

        . Awarded Plantronics East Coast Sales Person of the Year 1985.


Positions from: (1973-1984) 


Held various sales and marketing positions including: Psych Systemís Inc. Baltimore MD, Avery Label Company Philadelphia PA, and Polaroid Camera Corporation Cambridge, MA


Education:


Northeastern University  June 1981

Boston, MA

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Marketing & Finance.


Military:


United States Marine Corps: (1974-1980)

Honorable Discharge 


Available for self- relocation for a good opportunity.