Sales Account Executive

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Drue Groom | (558) 425-2093 | Wichita, KS


I am a sales account executive with over three years of experience. I have successfully closed deals with clients in various industries and have consistently exceeded my quotas. I am knowledgeable about the sales process and possess excellent communication skills. My goal is to build strong relationships with clients and help them achieve their objectives.


Sales Account Executive at The Kansas City Star, KSMay 2022 - Present

  • Achieved 125% of quarterly sales targets.
  • Consistently ranked in the top 3 for monthly sales performance.
  • Grew key account by 20% through effective relationship building and targeted marketing initiatives.
  • Negotiated 10 new contracts with major accounts, resulting in $2M in additional revenue.
  • Led team of 4 Account Executives to achieve 110% of collective quarterly sales goals.
  • Won "Account Executive of the Year" award.

Sales Account Manager at The Wichita Eagle, KSJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Exceeded quarterly sales targets by 15%.
  • Grew key account by 20% year over year.
  • Negotiated and closed $5M contract with new client.
  • Achieved 100% customer satisfaction rating in post-sale surveys.
  • Led team of 4 Account Executives to achieve 110% of quota.


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Wichita State UniversitySep 2014 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are: critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and time management.


  • Communication
  • Presentation skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Closing skills
  • Prospecting skills
  • Time management
  • Organization

Unkown Somar | (725) 729-2642 | Bismarck, ND


I am a sales account executive with over three years of experience. I have closed deals with some of the biggest names in the industry and have a proven track record of success. I am a motivated self-starter who is always looking for new opportunities to close deals and grow my territory. I am knowledgeable about all aspects of the sales cycle, from prospecting to closing, and have an excellent understanding of what it takes to successfully sell products or services.


Sales Account Executive at Microsoft, NDApr 2022 - Present

  • Achieved 150% of quarterly sales targets.
  • Grew key account by 20% year-over-year.
  • Successfully closed 10 high-value deals totaling $1.5M in annual recurring revenue.
  • Won "Top Performer" award for outstanding sales performance 4 quarters in a row.
  • Exceeded quotas for upsells, cross-sells, and new logo acquisition.

Sales Account Manager at Apple, NDSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Exceeded sales goals by 15%.
  • Developed and implemented a new territory plan that increased market share by 3%.
  • Grew key account revenue by 10% through effective relationship management.
  • Negotiated and closed 5 major deals worth over $1 million each.
  • Achieved President’s Club honors (top 1-2% of performers company-wide).


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at University of North DakotaSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned excellent research, writing, and critical thinking skills while studying for my Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.


  • Communication
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Customer Service
  • Sales Techniques
  • Persistence
  • Closing Skills