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John M. Mahoney
Works at Blue Azalea Productions
Attended Tulane University
Lives in Greenville, SC USA
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Get ready business world, you are going to have to work for your profits now!
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  Marriage and Family Perceptions based on revelation from God Calvin B Jackson Jr September, 1999 calcarjack@cox.net Preface   The one intent of what follows is to give voice to those things ...
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Pretty rings. Is Calvin now selling a book?
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OK, are there any real companies out there in job market these days? Or has the economic environment created a lack of integrity among companies?

I just had a part-time paycheck bounce. Has anyone else experience this fraud?
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I had a $1500 paycheck bounce. The attorney I work for paid his wife's American Express bill instead of honoring payroll welcome to the real world!!!
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This should clear up any confusion about what I mean as a small base salary!
LIMITED TIME ONLYA Retail Harden Professional Salesman with a 89% Sales Closing Rate After A Demo is Done! For only $35,000 per year as a disappearing small base salary plus selling expenses and a 10% Net Commission. A 10% commission on Net Profit of a sale will be used to wean me off of this very small starting base salary.See profile for details: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmichaelmahoneyReferences supplied upon request. Yearly salary is ba...
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As a Human Being, I have the wisdom to not smoke cigarettes and by the Grace of GOD, I have the strength not to...JMM
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Keep up the good work!
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Forgiveness What does this phrase mean in Christian Theory and in everyday use? For me it is quite a concept to wrap yourself around. The best description I ever read was to remove your hands from ...
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There are many people still walking the earth saved from strangulation by me remembering the verse vengeance is mine saith the Lord thank God for my choker chain. 
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Please visit this blog!
Are you SAVED? How do you know it?
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The ultimate lead generation tool is being constructed at www.churchconnectmagazine.com
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I just made one of the top contributor’s positions for a very large Christian LinkedIn Group!
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Tulane beats LSU for the National Championship!
Ok, I know that was a dream, but it is a lot better than dreaming of cigarettes the size of Pine Trees. I am a non-smoker now and proud of it! I would not wish the withdrawals on my worst enemy: maybe ISIS.
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Sales Professional, Published Author, & Ordained Minister
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Retail Information Technology Management: SaaS, CC Processing, Prolific Business Solutions, iVend POS, Micro-BIZ, Posarita, KissPOS, CounterPoint, POSperfect II, RetailPro, Retail J, RMS, InfoTouch, CAP, Alphameric Retail, Retek, Data Genesis, SAP- JDA – IMS – IBMPOS – POSIM - JB Edwards, SQL, Product Development Analylitcs, Senior Store Management, E-commerce Integrations, Web Development, B2C, B2B, Clarify, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, LAN, & WAN Networks. Proficient in Microsoft Office and desk-top publishing, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Project, Visio, etc
Employment
  • Blue Azalea Productions
    President - Editor & Chief, present
  • Spirit of Macon
    Published Author, 2015
  • MaconPOS
    President, 2013
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Greenville, SC USA
Previously
Macon, GA USA
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Rookie - Christian in Training “Just go, show and share with others what GOD has done in your life!"
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John M. Mahoney

http://www.linkedin.com/in/johnmichaelmahoney

johnmichaelmahoney@gmail.com

http://johnmichaelmahoney.wix.com/whatwouldyoucook

http://blueazaleaproductionsbyjohnmahoney.yolasite.com/


Professional Profile

Personal Profile

  • 22 Years Retail POS Solution sales to SMB multi-store customers.
  • 22 Years Marketing, Advertising, and Sales Tools creation.
  • 06 Years Advanced Computer Training Sales to SMB experience.
  • 16 Years Retail Store Management & Buying Line responsibilities.
  • Retail Software Designer, Sales Hunter, Sales Manager, and Sales Trainer.
  • Consultant on POS companies for Wall Street
  • Publisher Author of 10 books

Solution Skills Summary

Retail Information Technology Management: SaaS, CC Processing, Prolific Business Solutions, iVend POS, Micro-BIZ, Posarita, KissPOS, CounterPoint, POSperfect II, RetailPro, Retail J, RMS, InfoTouch, CAP, Alphameric Retail, Retek, Data Genesis, SAP- JDA – IMS – IBMPOS – POSIM - JB Edwards, SQL, Product Development Analylitcs, Senior Store Management, E-commerce Integrations, Web Development, B2C, B2B, Clarify, Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, LAN, & WAN Networks. Proficient in Microsoft Office and desk-top publishing, including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Publisher, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Project, Visio, etc

 

   Professional Experience

 

01/2011 – Present                               Blue Azalea Productions                    Macon, GA & Greenville, SC

Editor & Chief

Our concentration is on developing software and hardware into the church book store vertical and charitable giving using Prolific Business Solutions. This is being done as SaaS on Tablets. In addition to developing logos and web sites, Blue Azalea gives small churches the ability of big churches with enhanced social media brand loyalty. Many “Fundraisers” were created using the published books written. These books are generating charitable revenue into a blind trust. Currently one book has 1.7 million copies downloaded. Broad bases of customers are being reached with the publishing arm and the creation of a magazine called “Church Connect”.

 

06/2005 – 11/2014                              MaconPOS.com & POS Sales Leads                 Macon, GA

GM - Director of Sales & Marketing – Retail Store Solutions

I concentrated on developing a dealer channel and direct sales for key clients. The last two years were devoted to KissPOS or Keep It Simple Software. This service was directed at marketing, advertising, prospecting, qualifying, preliminary site surveys, operational need audits and product demonstrations. Key customers developed were a 200 store pet food company, The Georgia National Fair, and a 40 store chain of activity parks. Key clients: KissPOS, POSperfect II, DBS, Inc., R-TECH, Inc., Retail Pro, Inc., and BleuPelikan Inc NCR, Radiant Systems/CounterPoint Enterprise, The Retail Pro Dealership Network, Oracle Database Migration for Retail PRO, and SAP Business One dealerships.

 

 

 

 

01/2010 – 06/2013                              Keep It Simple Software                       Houston, TX

President – Retail Store Solutions

KissPOS or Keep It Simple Software is the a division of discountPOS, Inc. My efforts were in direct sales to key multi-store accounts and development of a US dealer network. We targeted the US retail and hospitality verticals and drove the sales and marketing efforts with targeted campaigns with focus on growth. New relationship were built by referrals, key vendor development. KissPOS was built on the foundation of and acquisition of Registware POS software and its 2,500 und users. Customer Service drove the conversions and new business development. An 85% closing rate was maintained while reducing the overall operational cost budget. All planned sales were exceeded for the period by 20%. Key customers included Arden’s Garden and ASP Pools.

 

 

01/2008 – 01/2010                              POSperfect, Inc. USA                           Macon, GA

GM - Director of Sales & Marketing – Retail Store Solutions

POSperfect, Inc. is the US division of a worldwide ISV in the POS industry owned by Today Software out of New Zealand. Today Software, LTD partnered with MaconPOS and POSSalesLeads.com for direct sales and development of a US dealer network. Our concentration is the US retail, hospitality, and supermarket verticals with a solid foundation of handling multi-national accounts like Foot Locker. I drove the sales and marketing efforts with targeted campaigns with focus on retail operational fit to growth, relationship building with referrals, vendor development, and bottom line oversight. Sell the 90% fit to existing retail business needs and the value of future growth functionality with the same package were the battle cry in a very tough market. The results after two years with an 85% closing rate featuring a 3 in One POS solution through to the General Ledger were 15 national dealers in the network and four key accounts in test store rollouts for over 300 locations. This was all done 12% under operational cost budget and 100% over planned sales for the period. Key customers included State of Georgia, Petro Petroleum Company, Liquor Stores, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Hotels, and the Marriott’s.

 

8/2002 - 6/2005                                   InfoTouch Corporation         Irvine, CA - Atlanta, GA

Divisional Manager Retail Products

Responsible for P&L, sales team development, key account closing (Jelly Belly Candy Company), marketing, project management personnel, installation, training programs, planning and new store rollouts for multi-site retailers and E-commerce installations. Other responsibilities included retail customer service strategies for tier 1 & tier 2 companies.

 

06/1996-08/2002                                 CompUSA          Las Vegas, NV & Orange County, CA

Southwestern Market Training Manager

A “Training Super Center" senior management position with responsibilities over a multi-store, multi-market region for P&L revenue, delivery, and execution of advanced/basic computer technology training. Customers included educational, government, Fortune 500, and commercial business end users. Responsible for marketing, selling, and delivering on-site and off-site classrooms, tailored on-line portals, and events thru a staff of instructors, sales people, coordinators, scheduling, and effectively utilizing facilities and capabilities.

 

08/1982-06/1996                                    Macy’s South                                           Atlanta, GA

Buyer –Home Store - Fine Crystal & Table Top - Bridal Registry

A senior executive buying position for department stores located in three regions of the US. Results included in 15% increase in profit margin. I had Full responsibility over vendor negotiations, merchandise distribution, pricing, advertising, sales promotions, and created regional reporting structure. Chosen Lead Buyer for product and employee training for three regions in the US.

Acting Store Manager – Macy’s South Division of Macy’s Inc.

As Store Manager of a $25 million dollar a year store, efforts resulted in 20% sales increase. I was responsible for supervising/training and developing groups of sales managers and 220 sales associates. Other responsibilities included P&L, inventory management and customer relations. I spearheaded, as Lead Store Manager, the regional implementation of employee customer service, soft skills, and vendor product training programs.

 

Industry Recognition

Business Solutions magazine                                                                             USA

•           Feature Articles – Business Solutions Magazine & Retail Resellers News

Ford Motor Company                                                                                     USA

•           Sales – Ford Master Certified

 

Education

1978-1982         Tulane University                                                                       New Orleans, LA

•           B.A., Business Administration and Computer Science.

•           3.5 Grade Average.



 

 


Bragging rights
Spirit of Macon - The Book and Soon to be Movie and Ordained Minister
Education
  • Tulane University
    BSM, 1982
  • University of South Carolina
    Science
  • Princeton High School
    1978
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