Welcome to our First Edition ofAthlete Spotlight!Each week, we will share some of the top athletes within our network and highlight their backgrounds. We will choose these individuals based on overall qualities including: academic success, leadership qualities, performance on the field and value to future employers! Click on the athletes name to see their entire profile onTheCorporatePlaybook Network!
Jacqueline recently joined TheCorporatePlaybook Network and is seeking an entry level, full time position in the New York area. A recent graduate from the University of Hartford, Jacqueline completed her degree in Visual Communication Design with a 3.21 GPA. Jacqueline balanced her academics along side a full-scholarship in track and field, while also maintaining a Dean's List standing. Jacquenline's previous experience includes internships in both advertising and design, specializing in website design and graphics.
Claire joined TheCorporatePlaybook Network after completing a successful gymnastics career at the University of Auburn. Claire completed her degree in Communications with a GPA of 3.76 and received honors as Magna Cum Laude, Dean's List, SEC Honor Roll and Academic All-American athlete. Claire is seeking a sales position that will allow her to use her communication skills, while providing teamwork and a performance driven attitude.
Chris joined TheCorporatePlaybook Network upon a successful NFL career with the Tenessee Titans. Chris is a graduate of Communications from North Carolina State University and went on to acquire his MBA, while preparing in the NFL off-season with a 3.47 GPA. Chris is seeking a sales, advertising or marketing position in the North Carolina market. Chris currently serves as a real estate broker in NC and SC and has sold over $6M using a consultative sales process that he has found to be well suited for his unique skill set.
After completing his B.A. ('09) at the University of Michigan, Tim began graduate work in the U-M Sport Management and Communications master's program for the 2009-10 school year. His planned graduate curriculum also includes several MBA courses in the top-ranked Stephen M. Ross School of Business. During this time, he completed his fifth-year of NCAA athletic eligibility as a member of the University of Michigan Football Team playing defensive end. Tim's expected master's graduation is May 2010. He is pursuing a future career in marketing, sales or consulting. However, he is open to hear about any career opportunities or ventures of interest.
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The Corporate Playbook was created by athletes for athletes our mission is to connect former athletes with growing organizations. Through our innovative website we have career coaching tools, career search tools, Direct Placement opportunities & personalized profiles/networking opportunities (think Myspace meets Monster.com but for athletes only). My experience also includes: Recruiting for Fortune 500 companies in the healthcare, finance, pharmaceutical and advertising industries as a Director of Development with JobPlex, Inc. I’ve also served as a District Sales Manager for Yellow Book, USA. My focus was on hiring, developing and mentoring. Working on the hiring sides of a sales organization, I bring a tangible real world perspective to the challenges faced by today’s hiring mangers. I'm a graduate of the University of Louisville with a B.A. in Communications. As a football letterman at the UofL, I was appointed to the athletic director’s honor role, while winning back to back conference championships and competing in four bowl games & a recipient of the Johnny Unitas Scholar Athlete Award.