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Chy Davidson

Sales / Educational Consultant

Charlotte, NC


A visionalry sales professional and leader with 30 years of experience in education, business and professional sports. Combines sales skills with creative ways to develop innovative and comprehensive solutions. A proven performer and leader who thrives on new challenges with the ability to accomplish objectives by focusing on essential activities. Effective communicator with excellent relationship-building skills. Strong abilities in technology and finance.

Work Experience

Account Development Specialist/Account Manager


November 2012 to October 2013

Facilitated the development of a new position to compete and increase market share in the Professional Products and Display market. Recruited with the goal of establishing end-user leads/accounts and brand awareness through aggressive market penetration. Targeted markets include K-12, Higher Education, House of Worship, Government and Corporate accounts. Secured major K-12 account in Charlotte. Promoted to Account Manager having developed successful dealer relationships and product knowledge. Responsible for developing assigned territory to produce required sales quota. 
• Managed 10 State direct dealer and distributor accounts that delivers 7.8 million in annual revenue which is 35% of national sales 
• Collaborated with accounts in developing tactics and strategies for increasing sales volume 
• Provided weekly report of territory events, progress and issues in regards to products and day to day sales 
• Coordinated all aspects of sales cycle including sales, orders, credit and delivery administration and follow up • Reestablished relationships in small markets to increase product exposure 
• Consistently met established sales and production goals 
• Successfully met or exceeded monthly end-user customer information surveys targets 
• Traveled extensively throughout the Southeast to meet end-used appointments generated from Call Center, Cold Calls and Dealers 
• Modeled "call calling " approach to several Account Development Specialist in other territories

Educational Consultant, and acting state manager

Charlotte, NC

November 2011 to November 2012

Recruited with the primary responsibility to penetrate an unworked territory in the Central North Carolina K-12 market. All major K-12 accounts in the Central North Carolina region were assigned as key accounts. A 90 day time frame was provided as a guideline in which results were expected. Within 90 days, initial relationships were established with all major accounts and initiated discussions to implement products in their next round of technology. 
• Successfully penetrated 100% of accounts that were assigned to the territory 
• Increased total market branding for Proven Learning in North Carolina 
• Due to the recognition of natural leadership skills, responsibilities were extended to include Manager of NC 
• Established key relationships that will be beneficial for many years, regardless of specific products

Principal, Senior Academy, Hempstead High School

Hempstead, NY

2010 to March 2012

Recruited to implement restructuring initiative that met the needs of the community. Implemented a management and leadership style that fostered an environment of high expectations. Assessed, identified and applied instructional improvement to positively impact student improvement by using multiple data sources. 
• Successfully marketed "The Formula" a Financial Literacy program to various school districts 
• Developed school site plans, budgets and staffing requirements to ensure efficient operation of the school 
• Served as a liaison between the school and community to maintain ongoing community support for educational goals

Adjunct Professor

Adelphi University ~ Ruth S. Ammon School of Education
Garden City, NY

November 2007 to March 2012

Taught Masters Seminar courses in Adolescent / Childhood Education

Principal, Academy of Law & Government, Hempstead High School


2006 to 2010

Led the changing culture, climate and operations of this institution, providing instructional leadership by utilizing data-informed best practices. 
• Initiated and implemented community partnerships to support student progress and achievement 
• Served as secondary representative on the District Data & Technology Committee 
• Served as a vital influence, selling the staff, parents, students and community on changing the culture, climate and operations of the educational environment 
• Restructured Hempstead High School ~ establishing smaller functional organizational units to improve teacher and student performance; increased student and teacher relationships; & targeted thematic based learning academies (business & law; math & science; music & art) which allowed for improved state accountability rating

Adjunct Professor ~ Cohort Coordinator

Adelphi University
Garden City, NY

November 2007 to June 2009

Coordinated, Taught and Supervisied 18 month Masters Degree Program in Education Leadership & Technology. Off site program at local school districts with 15 to 25 students per cohort. Courses taught included; Ethics, Law & Technology, Educational Leadership, Supervision & Policy. Students were prepared to take the New York State Leadership & Administation Certification exam. 
Evidenced 80% passing rate on New York State Exam. Implemented principals of Change Leadership Group and Conversational Leadership as major components of the curriculum.

Assistant Principal

Middle School

2000 to 2006

Supervised, coordinated instructional and administrative components of the Comprehensive Educational Plan; and implemented New York State Department of Education SURR Educational Reform Plan.


New York City, District 7 ~ Itermediate School 139
Bronx, NY

August 1999 to April 2000

Inspired a collaborative learning community to focus on students assessment and differenciated instruction. 
Provided direct supervision and coordination of instructional and administrative components of the Comprehensive Educational Plan  
Responsible for implementing New York State Department of Education School Under Registration Review Educational Reform Plan

Assistant Principal

New York City Department of Education, District 6
Washington Heights, NY

June 1999 to August 1999

Speech Teacher

New York City Department of Education, District 29 Queens
Laurelton, NY

1998 to 1999

Assistant Principal

New York City Department of Education ~ District 29 Queens, Intermediate School 109
Queens Village, NY

1995 to 1998

Dean of Students

NYC DOE ~ District 29 Queens; Intermediate School 109
Queens Village, NY

1993 to 1995

Physical Education Teacher

New York City Department of Education

1989 to 1993

Professional Athlete

New York Jets
Hempstead, NY

1983 to 1985

Professional Athlete

Washington Redskins
Herndon, VA

1982 to 1982

Professional Athlete

New England Patriots
Foxborough, MA

1981 to 1981

Drafted 10th round


Masters Science in Leadership, Administration & Supervision

College of New Rochelle -
New Rochelle, NY

1997 to 2004

Bachelor Science in Speech & Communications

University of Rhode Island -
Kingston, RI

1977 to 1981


Sales Presentations ~ New Account Acquisition ~ Client Consultation~Financial Management Cold Calling ~ Leadership Training & Staff Development ~ Contract Negotiations ~ Strategic Planning ~ Tactical Implementations


Principal ~ Hempstead High School

March 2011

Hempstead for Hofstra ~ Hofstra for Hempstead  
Unispan Award ~ In Recognition for Service and Community Leadership

Principal ~ Hempstead High School

May 2009

Excelsior Preparatory High School National Honor Society 
Character, Scholarship, Leadership & Service Award

Hempstead School Administrators' Association

March 2012

Dedication and Service Award


Change Leadership Group; Harvard University

2007 to Present

Education Reform: Reframing the Problem; Improving Instruction; Creating a Vision of Success

Jorgensen Learning Center

2007 to Present

Conversational Leadership



2011 to Present

Chris Canty Foundation Education Committee

Former Vice President ~ Hempstead Schools Administrators Association

2000 to 2012

Member ~ Association for Supervisiors and Curriculum Development

1999 to Present

Member ~ School Administrators Association of New York State

2000 to 2012

Member ~ NFL Alumni Association

1986 to Present

Member ~ New York Jets Alumni Association

1994 to Present


Curriculum: Disciplines of a Learning Conversation ~ How can I listen and speak differently

September 2009

Curriculum: Policies Impacting Our Current Educational System

January 2009

Curriculum: Reflections on Leadership ~ Jorgensen Learning Center


Curriculum: Commitment to Integrity and Professional Practice

September 2007

Additional Information

Additional Work Experience: 
Credit Analyst for Apple Bank for Savings, Bethpage, NY; Business Analyst for Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., NY, NY