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ALLEN GUTWIRTH

8875 COSTA VERDE BLVD (suite 602)


SAN DIEGO CALIF 92122
(o) 212-755-0466 ( h) 858-2467838
Em:agutwirth@elainelewisinternational.com
Public Relations, Promotion, Writer. Placement.. Marketing, Special event & D M
CAREER GOAL IS: To acquire position as a member of the senior management team wh
ere I May contribute unique marketing and public relations strategies which incr
eases Corporate Sales, and profitability. Maintaining strong budgetary guideline
s through intelligent Spending.
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EXPERIENCE:
VICE President of Marketing & Sales
1988-Present: Elaine Lewis International..
• Space Planning Interior Design Firm
• Created and implemented marketing campaigns for both trade and consumer press.
• Developed Format concepts for local and national TV exposure. All campaigns were
targeted to increase Commercial and residential client base, through my efforts
billing went from $7.5 million to $20 million annually.
• Supervised staff of thirty.
• Developed and implemented direct mail Campaigns and created a telemarketing unit
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• Packaged and negotiated an agreement for Ms.Lewis which resulted in a major adva
nce and the release of her book Less Is More- a Practical Guide to Maximizing th
e Space in Your Home- Publisher- Viking Press.
• Conceived the Public relations effort to launch the book in all media.
Created website: www.elainelewisinternational.com
Vice President of Marketing & Sales
1984-1988: Beefsteak Charlie & Bombay Palace Companies
• Developed and implemented multi-million dollar campaigns and public relations ef
forts tied to seasonal
• (125 full service relaxed dining throughout the eastern seaboard)
• Responsible for in-house advertising agency with a staff of six. Supervised medi
a buys, and developed marketing and sales promotion campaigns for affiliated the
me restaurants.
• Promotions. Produced new television and radio spots.
• Developed tie-in promotions with various Vendors.
• Supervised campaigns for the franchise group; designed industry trade shows.
• Created monthly themes for the chain. Conceived a sports bar theme with Jerry Ri
ce of the San Francisco 49ers under the BEEFSTEAK CHARLIE BANNER.

• Interfaced closely with Purchasing and operations to develop cost saving program
s using barter to purchase food, Furnishings and kitchen equipment.
• Developed "BARTER" opportunities which increased the Reach of advertising dollar
s.
• Launched The Chatwal Budget Hotel Group. Developed and implemented marketing Cam
paigns targeted toward foreign tour group operators. Attended Utell and ITB in B
erlin.
Moved 95% of advertising in house, which reduced company's creative costs by 75%
.NYU STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
• EDUCATION:
• MBA NYU STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS