Yvonne Reopelle

(303) 653-3272

Over a decade of combined sales and marketing professional experience as a collaborative team player with a can-do attitude. Provide hands-on approach to managing and executing successful marketing programs, products and business strategies.   


Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc., Thornton, CO
9/2006 - 4/2011

Sales & Marketing Manager
Managed and implemented product marketing and communication strategies for an innovative thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solar electric module manufacturer:

  • Introduced, developed and managed global distribution channel relationships. Executed contracts for 5 global distributors in 2010
  • Sales Operations Management. Proven ability to maintain client relationships to grow revenue
  • Managed external sales and marketing consultants and projects which include graphic designers, web developers, writers, printers, videographers and promotional dealers
  • Worked with product engineering to fulfill client integration requirements
  • Prequalified all incoming sales leads including pipeline management
  • Sales promotions planning with under budget management
  • Managed Ascent Solar WaveSol™ product brand strategies
  • Team member in the product competitive analysis
  • Graphic development and production management of marketing collateral and presentations
  • Advertising planning, design and production
  • Website management (www.ascentsolar.com)
  • Public Relations, Media Relations, Marketing, Business Development and Investment Relations support
  • Managed global Trade Conferences
  • Development of the Ascent Solar Quarterly Newsletter
  • Managed video production and distribution strategies
  • Helped team raise $160M from Wall Street

InsureWorx,  Denver, CO (Currently StoneRiver)
7/2003 - 9/2006
Marketing Communications Analyst

Managed and implement marketing communication projects for an Insurance software solutions company, specializing in core administrative processing systems for claims, underwriting, and billing:

  • Managed art production for corporate collateral, presentations, direct mail, advertisements, corporate newsletter, product logo design, and other graphic development support
  • Website management for www.insureworx.com
  • Trade Show and corporate event management including annual User Group Conferences
  • Lead generation and direct mail campaigns manager, including IBM ISV direct marketing programs
  • Global sales and marketing support
  • Advertising planning and production management
  • Press Release and article management
  • Managed the development of corporate communication documentation including RFP's, RFQ's and RFI's
  • Managed online buyer guides
  • Coordinated Web-based seminars
  • Marketing budget management

Arula Systems, Inc., Santa Clara, CA (Acquired by Raritan, Sumerset, NJ - 2002)

6/2000 - 3/2002
Marketing Specialist
Management and coordination of marketing programs for a Hewlett Packard technology spin-off company to provide secure, remote management solutions:

  • Production of printed outbound communication materials, including data sheets, press binders, presentation folders, direct mail, promotional items and advertisements
  • Trade Show coordinator
  • Direct Mail campaign coordinator
  • Managed creative designers, web developers, technical writers and printing vendors
  • Assisted in the redesign, implementation, and roll out of the Arul web site www.arula.com
  • Managed corporate Intranet and Internet sites
  • Managed online global channel programs with Sun, HP, Cisco, and IBM
  • Created computer graphic designs including web design, ui designs, logos, trade show graphics and power point presentations

 Agile Software, San Jose, CA (Acquired by Oracle)
- 4/2000
Marketing Representative/Events

Researched, planned and coordinated all worldwide Trade Show expositions and supply chain conferences for an enterprise manufacturing e-commerce software solutions provider:

  • Researched and coordinated all global trade show and corporate events
  • Coordinated speaking opportunities for CEO and technology managers
  • Coordinated with exhibit houses on show booth design and budget proposals
  • Booth setup/tear down
  • Managed corporate message throughout the event
  • Performed Agile Software product sales pitches and demonstrations
  • Managed trade show budget and ROI reports


Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Illustrator CS4, Acrobat 8, Adobe InDesign CS4, Dreamweaver 8, Visio 2007, Microsoft Office 2007, HTML and other web development tools. DAX and Oracle CRM.


San Jose State University, San Jose, CA -
B. S. Advertising
Foothill College, Los Altos, CA - Computer Graphics, Web Design & Print Production

 * Portfolio and references provided upon request.