Yvonne Reopelle

yvonne@reopelledesigns.com
(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.   

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:  

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)
10/1996
- 4/2000
Marketing Representative/Events
Manager

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


 
COMPUTER SKILLS:

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.

EDUCATION:

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.