ERIC LYONS
Professional Profile

Eric is an accomplished business professional with exceptional leadership and communication skills. He has demonstrated expertise in sales relationship management and new business development. He has fifteen years of experience in third party sales, marketing and relationship management in multiple industries with proven record of achieving results.

Key Career Accomplishments
Developed sales strategies for maintaining and expanding existing client relationships with Fortune 500 corporations that yielded an increase in sales revenue.
Executed market, sales and service strategies to increase conversion of prospects and progress toward revenue objectives resulting in a 125% increase in customer base.
Engagement Manager on numerous consulting projects for private and non-profit organizations. Developed strategies to achieve bottom line financial improvements that resulted in additional revenue for key customers.

Professional Experience
President & CEO, Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce
Principal, Impact Strategies Consultants, LLC
Vice-President, Business Development, Lee Hecht Harrison
Principal, Cynergy Consultants
Senior Business Analyst, Continental Airlines
Business Consultant, Lyondell
Account Representative, Hoechst Celanese
Assistant Marketing Manager, Hoechst Roussel Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Education and Memberships
University of Tennessee, MBA
University of Tennessee, BS. ChE
National Black MBA Association - Houston Chapter, Past President