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Tim Ventura

VP Sales & Marketing for Tim & Julie Harris®

Bellingham, Washington Area
Information Technology and Services
  1. Tim & Julie Harris® Real Estate Coaching
  1. ICM Document Solutions,
  2. BPO Automation Group, LLC,
  3. AAG, Inc.
  1. UW/Cascadia
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Tim & Julie Harris® Real Estate Coaching

Tim & Julie Harris® Real Estate Coaching

VP Sales and Marketing

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Digital Marketing, Broadcasting & Information Technology professional with 20 years of executive, managerial, and technical experience. End-to-end sales & marketing pipeline expertise including planning, design, management, metrics & optimization and turn-around.


VP Sales and Marketing

Tim & Julie Harris® Real Estate Coaching
– Present (1 year 11 months)Greater Seattle Area

Development & implementation of a coordinated sales & marketing strategy for the nation's largest real estate coaching & training organization, including identifying key market verticals, campaign planning & scheduling, labor & resource allocation, and tracking sales & marketing pipeline metrics.

Role includes planning, execution, budgeting, financial reporting & forecasting, as well as managing our sales & marketing pipeline, coordinating content development & deployment to our student portal, and management/training of sales & marketing staff, etc.

Accomplishments include planning/execution of a company pivot from distressed market to traditional sales training programs, and planning/producing the nation's largest industry talk-show as a lead-generation & brand-marketing vehicle.

Marketing Manager

ICM Document Solutions
(9 months)Phoenix, Arizona Area

Executed sales & marketing turnaround resulting in the single biggest sales quarter in company's 24-year history.

Developed, refined, and implemented a marketing automation process yielding 200% higher sales appointments from leads.

Planned coordinated campaigns to deliver the ICM message across multiple vertical segments in email, website, social networks & digital advertising.

CoFounder & CEO

BPO Automation Group, LLC
(2 years 6 months)

Co-founded real-estate software company and built revenue to $800,000 over 2 years (~$400k per/yr). Sold company in June 2011 to pursue other ventures.

Hired & managed 15 direct reports (W-2 & 1099). Planned, developed, and released desktop & web-application software in .NET (VB/C#) and PHP/LAMP environments. Led internal systems integration efforts for billing/ecommerce.

Planned, coordinated, and executed weekly bulk-email marketing campaigns, established social-network marketing channels, and led customer acquisition for over 3,000 clients nationally.

Founder & Non-Profit Director

AAG, Inc.
(2 years 4 months)

Founded & operated non-profit scientific media outlet and built an audience of 2 million unique visitors/year.

Created & managed online archive for 10,000+ multimedia documents. Managed publication deadlines & editorial review. Managed non-profit finances & donations. Planned & deployed web-infrastructure & ecommerce systems, and integrated multimedia content-management systems.

Project Manager

Telecommunication Systems
(1 year 3 months)

Managed Wireless E-911 reporting project using the SDLC & PMBOK methodologies. Led virtual/cross-functional development and Change Control Management teams to meet stakeholder specifications.

Oversaw systems integration with OSS pipeline, legacy telecom systems, and E-911 call-routing applications. Streamlined business processes & created product training documentation for participating E-911 call-center clients.

Ecommerce Coordinator

AT&T Wireless Services
(1 year 4 months)

Managed the development & deployment of the AT&T Fixed-Wireless E-Commerce portal in FYI 2001 (20+ million unique visitors/year).

Led virtual/cross-functional development team and Change Control Management to meet stakeholder specifications. Managed systems-integration with billing, provisioning, and legacy OSS systems using accepted PMBOK and SDLC methodologies.

Managed ecommerce-portal release schedules, performed capacity planning, and weekly reporting on sales trends, traffic-flow, and content-delivery effectiveness.

Provisioning Department Manager

AT&T Wireless Services
(1 year 1 month)

Managed a 400-person provisioning department with two regional call-centers. Deployed 15 metro-market areas across 7 states and led the installation of 150,000 customers in FYI 2000.

Hired & managed supervisory staff. Managed vendor & internal systems integration, participated in FCC compliance and change-control management reviews, and managed Operational Support Systems (OSS) pipeline upgrade.

Streamlined department processes, developed training curriculum, led virtual/cross-functional troubleshooting efforts, and performed weekly executive management reporting.

Telecommunications Systems Analyst

(3 years 1 month)

Coordinated Local Number Portability (LNP) troubleshooting for systems issues involving the NPAC, Service-Order Administration, LSMS, STP, and SCP network nodes.

Streamlined troubleshooting processes, developed training curriculum, and led virtual/cross-functional troubleshooting teams for LNP, Caller-ID, Roaming, and Billing Support systems.

Ecommerce Developer

Alpine Machine
(1 year 3 months)

Developed ecommerce retail portal resulting in 10,000+ customer pre-orders FYI 1996.

Responsibilities included E-Commerce portal design, testing, and deployment in accordance with the SDLC lifecycle. Developed web-applications and performed billing systems integration and online order-fulfillment systems.


Development of Mobile News Distribution Software(Link)

Product planning & development of a mobile news reader for iOS/Android supporting multiple newsfeeds & Facebook/Twitter integration for the REO Pro social network of 12,500 members.

Team members:

Execution of Strategic Marketing Automation Initiative(Link)

Planning, development, and execution of marketing-turnaround initiative implementing marketing automation & behavior analysis that resulted in 200% higher sales appointments from leads and led to the two largest sales quarters in the company's 24-year history

Team members:

Development of Order Workflow Management Platform(Link)

Product planning & development of the "Team Workflow" SaaS-based order management platform for managing real-estate orders. Featured touch-responsive design and enhanced security permissions to support use in virtual/cross-functional real-estate teams. Developed originally as a spin-off company (Agent Press Room), but migrated back into BPO Automation in Nov 2011.

Team members:

Development of Machine Assisted Data Entry Software(Link)

Product planning & development of a hybrid SaaS/desktop software platform through 3 release-cycles to automatically populate real-estate valuations forms from MLS-extracted datasets. Built a user-base of 3,000+ users generating ~$20k/mo. revenue.

Team members:

Development of Automated Order Acceptance Software(Link)

– Present

Product planning & development of a hybrid SaaS/desktop software platform through 3 release-cycles to automatically capture broadcast valuation orders from national vendors. Generated a network for approximately 2,000 full-time users generating $30k/mo. revenue.

Team members:


Sun Certified Systems Administrator

Sun Microsystems

E-Commerce Architecture & Administration

Cascadia College


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  • Product Development
  • Executive Management
  • Web Application Design
  • Marketing Automation
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  • Entrepreneurship
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  • Social Networking
  • B2B
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  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Product Management
  • Marketing
  • SaaS
  • Change Management
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Telecommunications
  • Online Marketing
  • Leadership
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  • Mobile Devices
  • Sales Management
  • Lead Generation
  • Social Media Marketing
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  • CRM
  • SEO
  • Blogging
  • Mobile Application...
  • Email Marketing
  • Selling
  • Small Business
  • B2B Marketing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Sales
  • Web Marketing
  • Direct Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
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  • Competitive Analysis
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BA, Business & Mass-Media Communications

Whatcom Community College

AAS, Associates (Transfer)

Honors & Awards

Wired Magazine Feature Article, August 2003

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