On the surface the ideal candidate:
> Masters Degree
> Management and corporate staff experience with Fortune 500 companies in both capital goods and high-tech manufacturing.
> Developed and managed marketing strategies that captured market share and increased brand recognition.
> Experience leveraging intellectual property to grow revenues and dominate market.
> Creative bent. Redesigned corporate and brand websites. Developed new marketing collateral and sales aids.
> Cut marketing costs using on-line advertsing and other high-tech tools.
> Initiated and managed sports sponsorships, charitable giving program and university research program.
> Publish writer and speaker at major national and international conferences.
> Recognized as a leader in developing then manageing marketing, public relations and promotional strategies.
> Promotions generated $5.2 million monthl increase in off-season sales.
Problem: Cannot find a company in Charlotte interested in talking, much less hiring him.