Nathan Carlson
125 SE 22nd
Avenue, #4
Portland, OR 97214
Slater & Associates Insurance Tualatin, Oregon 2009 – 2010
Producer Commercial Lines Insurance / Account Manager
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Nathan Carlson 14 NP Resume Color

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  • 1. Nathan Carlson 125 SE 22nd Avenue, #4 Portland, OR 97214 503.869.7177 PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS AND TRANSFERABLE SKILLS Gifted in quickly building rapport with others as well as influencing their decisions based on a trusted relationship centered on integrity • Positive and effective communicator individually and to large groups • Built a large pipeline of professional relationships in various industries through extensive networking over the past 5 years • Creative problem solver • Always helped to maintain a healthy, positive work environment while aggressively pursuing and following through with new prospects while maintaining current customers • Very comfortable and effective with new technology EXPERIENCE The Heathman Hotel Portland, Oregon 2013 - Present Senior Sales Manager Performed total account management for negotiated corporate volume accounts at a luxury hotel  Performed total account management for individual business travel and group business at the hotel  Added 29 new accounts, increased revenue $150,000+, increased the average daily rate of my accounts by 15%, and added 800+room nights to my accounts over a 2 year span  Negotiated rates and amenities with each individual client based on history, use, and pricing index  Worked with tools like Hotelligence ensure the hotel was receiving at least our fair share of the market and find new companies/industries bringing room nights into Portland  Participated in budgeting and marketing with regards to revenue while holding to the budget given us The Benson Hotel Portland, Oregon 2012 - 2013 Preferred Corporate / Sport Teams Sales Manager Solicit new and manage existing preferred corporate accounts by networking, telephone prospecting, outside sales calls, site inspections and written communication.  Managed the entire business travel market for the hotel including finding new business, negotiating all rates and amenities and managing current client relationships  Responsible for overseeing completion of all incoming Lanyon, Sabre, Consortia and Market Lead RFPs for upcoming year Red Lion on the River Portland, Oregon 2011 - 2012 Sales Manager Led all aspects of preferred corporate accounts from prospecting, creating agreements to account relationship and upkeep.  Always met and exceeded quarterly sales goals in a market where business travel is difficult  Successfully brought in many new corporate clients to the hotel that had never used the Red Lion Columbia Sportswear Portland, Oregon 2010 - 2011 Sales Associate Responsible for selling product and providing quality customer service through assisting with product selection as well as meeting a multitude of customer’s needs  Selected as managerial candidate  Winner of numerous sales awards  Learned to quickly build relationships with in-store clients and learn their buying needs
  • 2. Slater & Associates Insurance Tualatin, Oregon 2009 – 2010 Producer Commercial Lines Insurance / Account Manager Pursued new leads on the phone and in person, presented and sold insurance options, and help businesses find the insurance coverage they need by searching available markets.  Licensed as a professional insurance program  Completed comprehensive insurance producer training program Mennonite Brethren Church Portland, Oregon 2007 - 2009 Church Planter / Pastor Responsible for creating vision, mission, recruiting a team, and a budget for a new church start up.  Successfully recruited and trained a leadership team of 20 highly motivated individuals  Responsible for the overall day to day operations of the church Laurelglen Bible Church Bakersfield, California 2003 – 2007 Pastor Responsible for the entire high school program in a 1200 member church. This consisted of recruiting and training appropriate staff, organizing large weekly events and trips, and managing a budget  Planned and presented weekly inspirational talks to groups of 100 – 400  Appointed to the church’s elder leadership board Western Seminary Portland, Oregon 1999 – 2001 Enrollment Recruiter  Build relationships with prospective students through phone calls, visits, and email and then help counsel them towards their decision for school Minneapolis Crisis Nursery Minneapolis, Minnesota 1998 – 1999 Family Advocate / Social Worker Facilitated and performed multiple daily intakes / discharges, performed and made appropriate community referrals for families coming into the nursery  Responsible for community relations/outreach, speaking at over 60 agencies to promote agency awareness  Interviewed and counseled new incoming families EDUCATION Western Seminary Portland, Oregon Master of Divinity Augsburg College Minneapolis, Minnesota B.S., Social Work PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS President’s Council Member – Portland Business Alliance – 2 years Active OBTA Member and former board member (Oregon Business Travel Association) - 4 years REFERENCES Available Upon Request

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