SSgt David Gunter
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SSgt David Gunter

Dates of Service: Jul 2002 - Aug 2014
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Bio 

• Twelve year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps • Over five years of leading teams in a wide range of industries • Designed and implemented three training programs in three industries • Ability to push teams to goals thought to be unattainable • Over ten years of management experience • Strong ability to contribute to a team environment or work independently • Strong ability for critical thinking and to think beyond the obvious to solve problems

Military Experiences

Sep 2011 - Aug 2014
Recruiter
• Responsible for day to day operations of single-source recruiting offices • Ensure all recruiting quotas for the month are met for last eight months surpassed all quotas as a district hitting 120% • Manage logistical operations for the office • Develop direct marketing campaigns • Train, lead, and provide team building for a five-man sales team disbursed over 200 miles; one office in each major city hub • Screen recruits for joining the Marine Corps and supervise all processing activities • Make cold calls and follow up with potential recruits • Deliver all sales presentations • Conduct numerous public speeches/sales presentations to various size groups
Aug 2008 - Sep 2011
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Platoon Sergeant
• Received recognition for having the highest trained section coming through CAC’s training in 29 Palms • Responsible for every aspect of training, logistics, operations, and implementation for a 52 employee team • Planned logistics for four separate deployments to Afghanistan for 52 employees as well as over 52M in equipment and supplies
Nov 2005 - Aug 2008
TBS
SNCOIC (Staff Non-Commission Officer In Charge)
• Hand selected to develop and implement the curriculum for the Infantry Weapons Officer Course for the Marine Corps. • Handpicked for exemplary performance from all mortar men in the Marines by the only Chief Warrant Officer five in the Corps • Placed in charge of a partnering team where one 1st LT and I trained 300 Afghanistan National Army soldiers; teaching them the tactics used in operations by the Marine Corps. o Results: The first IED (Improvised Explosive Device) find in the country of Afghanistan by the local Army with a metal detector.

Deployments(s)

(1 year, 11 months)
Dec 2010 - Jul 2011
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
Platoon sergeant for weapons platoon.
Jul 2009 - Dec 2009
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
I was a section leader for weapons platoon.
Nov 2002 - Jul 2003
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Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) - Afghanistan
I was the squad leader for an 81s squad.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012

Individual & Special Skill Schools
Security Clearance
Secret

Civilian Experiences

Aug 2016 - Present
National Sales Director
• Developed entire SOP and training for sales and recruiting departments • Created a pipeline of 250k in less than three months • Developed marketing campaign for the first time in the company's history Twelve year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps • Over five years of leading teams in a wide range of industries • Designed and implemented three training programs in three industries • Ability to push teams to goals thought to be unattainable • Over ten years of management experience • Strong ability to contribute to a team environment or work independently • Strong ability for critical thinking and to think beyond the obvious to solve problems • Took over all sales training for the company, effectively allowing new sales reps to build pipelines
Apr 2015 - Aug 2016
Regional Manager
• Aggressively drive sales through a fifteen state region • Started out as an Area Client Manager and was promoted within 6 months to Regional Manager based on performance • Received marks on annual review of exceeding all expectations, top regional manager out of three regions in the U.S. • Manage all P & L for my region
Aug 2014 - Apr 2015
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
• Developed the entire company from the ground up • Developed effective sales strategies • Built book of business and Marketing platforms from the ground up • Developed salesforce and social media campaigns • Closed all contracts and worked with local businesses on Veteran initiatives • Conducted all business for the company, to include interviews • Developed strategic alliances with other Veteran groups to penetrate new markets • Built relationships at C level with companies in the Charlotte Market

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