1. CHRISTOPHER D. SCHABLIN
31146 349th Street mobile: 507-227-8998
Redwood Falls, MN 56283 email: email@example.com
DISTRICT MANAGER AND SALES GENERAL MANAGER
Offering over 19 years in propelling sales & business development, implementation of marketing strategies, brand
building, strategy formulation, business operations, key account management and team leadership in the
automotive dealership and insurance sector. Recognized for consistently achieving goals by increasing sales, developing
business in new markets and growing them to sustainable footprints.
Core strengths relate directly to exceeding targets, closing deals, developing successful marketing initiatives,
developing client relationships, conducting sales presentations and acquiring high profit accounts with excellent
levels of retention and loyalty. Proficient in striking optimal coordination with all involved agencies ensuring bottleneck-
free work executions.
New Business Development
Strategic Business Planning
Product/ Brand Development
Market Intelligence & Trends
Cross Functional Coordination
Training & Development
Business to Business Fleet and Commercial
MILESTONES & ACHIEVEMENTS
ALLSTATE INSURANCE, MANKATO, MN March 2016-
Design and implement strategies to maximize revenues, profits and market share of the company in the Greater
Mankato area while streamlining overall operations pertaining to sales, distribution & business development, and
customer service in the areas of personal lines and life insurance.
Identify prospective clients, generate business from new accounts and develop them to achieve higher market
share/ consistent profitability,
Streamline operations relating to Policy servicing, claims settlements etc.
Assess client’s requirements and provide appropriate insurance options available to get proper risk / policy
coverage of their life.
Assist the clients to get his claim settled early & appropriately, from the surveyor / insurance companies under the
scope of coverage granted in the Policy.
Ensure maximum customer satisfaction by providing timely clarification of queries.
KOHLS WEELBORG CHEVROLET, NEW ULM, MN November
General Sales Manager (November 2006- March 2016)
Finance Manager (November 2002-October 2007)
New and Used Vehicle Inventory Controller (November 2002-March 2016)
Fleet and Commercial B2B Sales
Directly responsible for overall profitability, sales and service for Chevrolet dealership. Defined and implemented
long and short-term objectives; oversaw and controlled daily operations, policy implementation, advertising/
promotions and strategic direction.
Recruited, hired and motivated staff including key management and support personnel for sales, finance, insurance,
service, parts and body shop.
2. Evaluated overall and individual performance and devised and implemented proactive management training
Closed and delivered over 250 deals per quarter; launched new online marketing strategies to increase business
Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payments and exchanges and security
Established department goals with management team which were based on exceeding the expectations of customers
through continuously improving products and services.
Provided an environment of mutual trust and respect and demanded the highest ethical standards from staff and
Winner of “GM Mark of Excellence” award on 4 occasions,
SCOTT PREUSSE INC, REDWOOD FALLS, MN NOVEMBER 1999-
Successfully sold new and pre-owned cars while providing excellent customer service. Established customer rapport
through open communication, earned trust, and spectacular relationship building skills.
Ensured maximum profitability in each transaction by up-selling finance products.
Maximized dealership sales by meeting or exceeding monthly sales quotas.
Maintained strong and extensive knowledge of all vehicle features, makes, and models and inventory in order to
consistently provide the best customer service.
Presented vehicle prices, interest, and payment numbers to customers, provided financial advice; communicated
with sales managers and finance managers in order to close deals and maintain loyal customer base.
H&L MOTORS INC, CITY, ST January 1998-
Responsible for selling the maximum number of vehicles possible at optimum profit. Also in charge of building
relationships with customers and generating new business through marketing available extras, accessories and value
Established relationships with new customers; showed customers how to use acquired vehicles after delivery.
Maintained contact with existing customers through meeting, emails and by phone.
Advised customers regarding payment options; loans and leasing banking terms.
RIDGEWATER, WILLMAR, MN
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Redwood Valley High School, Redwood Falls, MN
TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS
GM Used Certified| GM New Certified
Mark of Excellence| V-Auto
E-pencil by Cardone
Property Casualty Life and Health Licensed