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Annie Kile

Who is Annie Kile?

Ms. Kile’s past experience  includes her position as Vice President of Corporate Relations for the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce serving as direct report for directors of membership, travel and tourism, economic development, and operations. Ms. Kile represented the chamber and economic development corporation to public and private entities and served on multiple committees. Ms. Kile organized, facilitated, and managed the organization’s annual strategic plan and was responsible for member, investor, and public relations activities.

Ms. Kile has experience in the nonprofit sector working for a day program for developmentally disabled adults. She brought the program online, acted as liaison to the regional center, family members, and other medical and social service professionals associated with client care. She coordinated, administered, and participated in public relations activities promoting the program to the public.

Ms. Kile is a skilled public speaker and former member of Toastmaster’s International where her skills qualified her to participate at the state level.

What are Annie Kile’s Skills?

Web site content, newsletter, blog, email, business presentations, strategic/business/marketing planning, networking, relationship building, leadership, public speaking

What Experience Does Annie Kile Bring to the Table?

Annie’s had a long and varied career in a number of industry sectors including business, medicine, health and fitness, real estate, and sales.  She’s been around long enough to have collected the wisdom and insight that comes with age, including the smarts to stay fresh and on top of what’s happening today.   For the past two years she’s been busy helping to create content ghostwriting for multiple clients within diverse industry sectors (she’s a  versatile gal who knows a lot about a ton of things, she also ramps up fast and is an excellent researcher.) She’s also got a lot of time in making her employers very happy.

Perform One Training

2012

Currently partnering with founder Bruce Riggs a noteworthy and well-known sales trainer on a book to be published in 2012.

Content and Communications Consultant at Yngage

2012

Yngage is an organization dedicated to helping nonprofits innovate and think more strategically.  Yngage works to connect nonprofits to the thought leadership, research, analysis and tools that build  progressive, positive, and productive campaigns and programs.  I consulted with Yngage and created the Yngage blog website (find link below.)

Director, Marketing and Communications Touchstone Technologies Silicon Valley

2011

Touchstone Technology Silicon Valley is an innovative software compliance company focused in the life sciences industry sector.

Senior Vice President, Corporate Relations Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce

2003 – 2007 (4 years)

Duties: Reported directly to the President; responsible to create and maintain corporate membership and sponsorship; served as Direct Report for Operations, Membership, Travel and Tourism, Economic Development; hired/trained clerical employees; project management; meeting coordination and facilitation; general membership relations; budgeting; event planning; social and business networking (Community, Business, Government organizations); public speaking; research and development; coordinated Leadership Program; website development; corporate and small business writing; produced and acted as journalist monthly newsletter.

Property Manager Aspen Square Management

1998 – 2000 (2 years)

Lease Up (consistently maintained 93-97% occupancy); create/ conduct marketing opportunities/tactics/activities; tenant relations; community activities, Budget; collect rents; maintain tenant compliance to property policies; administrate/conduct preventive maintenance inspections with Maintenance Foreman; vendor negotiations and procurement; report generation; train incoming leasing agents.

Things Annie Kile Is Passionate About

Strategic Planning, Marketing Communications, Public Speaking, Content Creation,  Content Writing,  Newsletter Writing, Strategic Planning and Facilitation, Article Marketing – not to mention hiking, biking, camping, and travel.

Who Recommends You Hire Annie Kile?

“I had the privilege of having Annie work with me at the Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce. Her ability to be detailed orientated and still sees the long range goals were invaluable to the organization. She allowed us to push a very aggressive agenda for Economic Development and organizational upgrades that have had a long lasting positive impact in Rancho Cordova.” June 27, 2011 — Rex Albright, President/CEO, Rancho Cordova Chamber of Commerce

 

“I have had the honor of working with Annie for several months now and am highly appreciative of her organizational talent. She has a complete arsenal of strategy concepts, team training, business development, marketing and communications. She hits the ground running and has such a dynamic approach that team members are enthused and delighted to be involved. Annie is the definition of a value added team member.” June 24, 2011 —Marjorie McCray, COO, Touchstone Technologies Silicon Valley

 

“I had the opportunity to be associated with Annie as a mutual member in Mather Toastmasters a club with Toastmasters International. Annie is a very accomplished communicator providing valued information in an entertaining an inspiring delivery. I was also aware that she was the marketing director for the local chamber of commerce and was very effective in recruiting and promoting the chamber and its events.” June 21, 2011 — Charles Grix, Research Manager ET Materials

How About a Few Examples of Annie Kile’s Work?

Here’s a link to a website/blog Annie created all the content for: http://yngageblog.wordpress.com/

Here are some other great examples from clients I’ve worked with.  Remember, these articles are the intellectual property of my clients and cannot be used in any form without their permission (thanks.) 

http://takechargecapital.com/2012/06/18/social-media-and-small-business-a-hat-worth-wearing/

http://takechargecapital.com/2012/07/23/what-small-business-owners-can-learn-from-the-dating-game/

http://bestfinancenetwork.com/deal-flow-software-the-pbj-of-successful-deals.html

http://etiksite.org/finance/private-equity-and-hedge-funds-whats-in-a-name

http://bruceriggsblog.com/2012/06/never-ending-sales-success-stories-arent-cheap/

http://bruceriggs.com/category/business-development-sales-customer-service/

http://www.contractorsupportnetwork.com/business-topics/construction-management/construction-management-lean/

http://blog.sasrlink.com/blog/bid/180808/Brick-and-Mortar-Retail-How-to-Deal-with-Showroom-Looki-Loos

http://blog.sasrlink.com/blog/bid/172325/Retail-Point-of-Sale-Software-Buyer-Be-Aware

This client spelled my name wrong, but that’s OK, the book belongs to them http://www.amazon.com/How-To-Decorate-Bedroom-ebook/dp/B006WS5OBE

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