Garrett Stroud

Garrett Stroud

Advancing Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption in the Retail & E-Commerce Marketplace

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Currently employed at MobiePay -- Universal Mobile Payment Ecosystem

Previous: CorpTrav -- Managed Business Travel & Meetings & Events, Brickell Travel Management -- Corporate & Leisure Travel, American Express

 

Previous: University Of Kansas

 

    Summary

    After 13 years of perennial excellence in new business development and C-Suite consulting, my greatest sense of accomplishment is the recognition I've received from my esteemed leaders, colleagues and clients for the following attributes: • High Degree of Personal Integrity -- I’m by far most appreciative of this acknowledgement because it speaks to the caliber of a person’s character and their inherent approach towards life. I regard this distinction as the pinnacle of ethics and morality and believe it should stand alone and above all others. • Championing the Vision, Living the Values & Creating a Positive Financial Impact • Polished C-Suite Communication, Presentation, Negotiation & Closing Skills • Keen Business & Sales Acumen • Insightful Understanding of Key Intrinsic Motivational Drivers • Innovative Thinking & Behavior • Excellent Problem Solving Abilities • Intellectual Curiosity & Creativity • Willingness & Innate Desire to Lead • Superb Organizational, Analytical & Interpersonal Skills • Sales Process Optimization • Strategic Relationship Management • Identification & Evaluation of Competitive Intelligence • Global Business & Technology Trend Awareness • Promoting Cultural Diversity • Business Etiquette & Ethics • Emotional Intelligence • Political Savvy and Diplomacy • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability • Risk Management & Mitigation • Assuming & Accepting Responsibility • Dealing with Difficult People • Conflict Resolution • Mindfulness • Managing Difficult Conversations • Stress & Emotion Management

Experiences

Head of Business Development

At MobiePay -- Universal Mobile Payment Ecosystem

From April 2018 to Present
-- Cold prospected, scheduled and conducted multiple in-person cap raise meetings throughout EMEA from which $5M of Series A funding was committed -- Negotiated and finalized 2 partnership agreements with Security Token Offering (STO) agencies in EU -- Co-authored MobiePay's one-pager, white...
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Director of Business Development

At CorpTrav -- Managed Business Travel & Meetings & Events

From March 2018 to December 2018
-- Prospected, negotiated and closed 7 new business travel partnerships and exceeded 100% of new revenue goal for the 6th consecutive year -- Formulated 2 winning Request for Proposal (RFP) responses via cross-functional collaboration -- Refined existing sales processes and conducted training to...
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Director of Business Development

At Brickell Travel Management -- Corporate & Leisure Travel

From September 2016 to March 2018
-- Secured 3 new travel partnerships with multinational companies headquartered in EU and Latin America and achieved 109% of new revenue goal in 2017
 

Business Development Manager

At American Express

From January 2013 to July 2016
-- Finished top 3% in Middle Market Sales, exceeding 100% of new revenue goals ($9M-$13M/yr) 4 consecutive years -- Closed new partnerships with venture capital, private equity and financial services companies including: Sequoia Capital, Mission Value Partners, 500 Startups, SteelRiver...
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Skills

 
  • Business development
  • Business, Financial, Sales & Leadership Acumen
  • Private Equity
  • Proven C-Suite Communication, Presentation, Negoti
  • Risk Management & Mitigation
  • Sales Process Optimization & Training
  • Strategic Relationship Building & Management