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Dan Richart

291 Ashbourne Trail

Lawrenceville, GA  30043

Home: 770-682-8418, Cell: 678-687-1157




Development and Implementation of Training Programs



Office 2000, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, FrontPage

2000, Windows XP, Windows ME, Windows 95, WordPerfect 6.0,

MS Works, MS Money, KeyCAD for Windows, Internet Active


EXPERIENCE          Teacher, November 2000 June 2001

                                    Brandon Hall School, Atlanta, GA

                                                World History, U.S. History, Current Events

        Taught 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th graders

        Taught several students with ADD or ADHD, as well as students who were LD, Emotionally Conflicted, and two Educable Mentally Retarded children

        I took this job in order to keep working up until the birth of my son, with the objective of being a stay-at-home dad.


National Training Manager, Oct. 2000

                                                Manheim Interactive, Atlanta, GA

        Resigned after nine days, when it became obvious that the job description, as presented in the interview process, was inaccurate.  I recommended, and helped recruit, my own replacement to ensure as seamless a transition as possible.


Training Manager, November 1996 Oct. 2000

Val-Pak of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

        Created Val-Pak of Atlanta Marketing Consultant Training Program, the 13th edition of this program was published by Val-Pak corporate

        Implemented Marketing Consultant Training Program (classroom)

        Created Val-Pak of Atlanta Toolbox Training (8/00) in order to

help tactile adult learners learn and retain the program more efficiently

        Wrote Val-Pak of Atlanta Procedure Manual

        Trained two Sales Managers

        Coached Marketing Consultant Trainees In the Field

        Evaluated Marketing Consultant Trainees

        Managed All Trainee Field Activities

        Re-created Mailing Area Map for the Entire Metro Area (740,000 homes)

        Implemented and Disbursed New Software to Entire Office

        Created Evaluation Forms, Interview Forms, Presentation Materials, Sales Materials, Extensive Training Materials, Weekly Management Reviews, Office Interview Procedure, Field Interview Procedure, New Hire Procedure, Termination Procedure

        Solved Customer Service Problems Involving Trainees and Clients

        Compiled Production Statistics and Reports on Marketing Consultants

        Conducted Sales Meetings

        Interviewed Potential Employees

        Hired and Terminated Employees

        Recruited in Field, at Job Fairs, on Internet, in AJC

        Presented Val-Pak Program to Targeted Prospects

        Acted as Interim Sales Manager 5/99 10/99

        Maintained a Select Client Base

        Designed Direct Mail Advertising Programs for Clients


Teacher, August 1993 - May 1996

T. R. Miller High School, Brewton, AL

Advanced Placement U.S. History, U.S. History, 11th Grade

        Alabama Exit Exam Administrator

        Alabama Exit Exam Proctor

        Alabama Board of Education Standardized Test Selection Committee

        T. R. Miller Textbook Selection Committee

        National Honor Society Selection Committee

        Created Scholars Bowl Program at T.R. Miller

        Coached Scholars Bowl Program

        Co-director, Senior Play

        Announcer for Home Track Meets

        Cameraman for Football Games

        Chaperoned:  Homecoming Dances, Proms, Senior Cruise, Float Building, Senior Plays, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Canoe Trips, Scholars Bowl Tournaments, Representative Sonny Callahans High School Government Day, Band Officers Ski Trips, Art Class Trip to New Orleans


Realtor, July 1988 January 1990

Coldwell Banker, Sylvia Wright, Inc., Jackson, MS

        Listed, Marketed, and Sold Residential Real Estate


EDUCATION             Teaching Certification, August 1991 June 1993

                                                The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

                                                Presidents List, Deans List


                                                Bachelor of Science, May 1988

                                                Mississippi College, Clinton, MS

                                                Major:  Political Science (Pre-Law Emphasis)

                                                Minor:  English


                                                Project Management , e-Mercer University, February 2002

Val-Pak Sales Management Tech, October 1999

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, January 1999

                                                Effective Negotiating by Dr. Chester Karrass, May 1998


References available upon request