Posting ID : A1068496005
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Resumes Job Wanted
CHRISTOPHER R. KIM
Katy, TX 77450
(Willing to Relocate)
Secure a position with a small to medium sized firm, in which there is unlimited potential for internal growth. Ideally, I would interact on a personal-level with clients and colleagues using effective communication skills on a daily basis. Mostly, I desire a challenging, competitive position that rewards self-motivation and initiative. I have a strong and proven ability to utilize strategic and analytical skills to increase productivity and to motivate teams.
SELF-EMPLOYED / INDEPENDENT INSURANCE AGENT 8/2008-CURRENT
Specialist in group health and life benefits for small to medium sized businesses. Assist employers in understanding Obamacare, related mandates, and provide alternatives . Utilize self-funded policies and simple plan designs with stop-loss insurance as tools to help manage costs and deliver customizable benefits. Vocal opponent of the PPACA.
DIRECTOR / INSIDE SALES MANAGER 6/2006-8/2008
The Ward Group / Insurance Consultants of America Katy, Texas
Telemarketing campaign director responsible for the production and flow of business for small-scale health and life insurance agency / brokerage. Sales manager and leader of 5-10 person team responsible for recruiting, developing and supporting day-to-day business operations. I generated sales leads, maintained telephone and internet operations, and contributed my creativity and business strategy to the owner of the business. Overall, client services was my main focus. Much of my time spent was processing and nurturing client relations from open to close and beyond.
ASSISTANT MANAGER 2/2005- 9/2006
Universal Fidelity, L.P. Houston
Assistant departmental manager for daily operations of Universal Fidelity's debt collection call centers. Specifically, I maintained a 20-40 person operation while acting as account manager. Furthermore, I stimulated department production by recruiting and developing collection representatives. I learned valuable investigative tools such as skip-tracing plus I learned how to deal with various personalities and emotional reactions from irate consumers in a professional and effective manner.
Received numerous promotions while working at Universal Fidelity
Consecutively and consistently ranked #1 in special operation campaigns
Personally collected over $500,000 in consumer debts while acting as a representative
Led a department of 20 representatives to collect a targeted amount, typically over $100,000/month
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES IN PHILOSOPHY / ECONOMICS / 2007- 2013
Lone Star College-Cy fair / University of Houston Houston
Activities and Memberships
LICENSED, TEXAS HEALTH AND LIFE INSURANCE AGENT 2008--CURRENT
PRESIDENT, CY-FAIR STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION 2008--2010
MEMBER, PHI THETA KAPPA NATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY 2007--CURRENT
MEMBER, LIFETIME FITNESS 2009--CURRENT
Entrepreneurship, salesmanship & leadership
Marketing business operations expert
Skip-tracing and investigative analyst
Physically fit, athletic and personal-wellness expert
Currently working on multilingualism
References and information regarding jobs prior to 2005 furnished upon request