MUSIC MARKETING EXECUTIVE
Team Leadership ■ Media Management ■ Scheduling ■ Distribution
Dynamic, high-performance executive with proven ability to lead top-notch sales teams. Broad industry experience with special expertise in managing time-lines and daily operations. Consistently inspiring others while producing exceptional results within a short period of time.
Management Strengths Include
Strong leadership skills known for ability to penetrate new markets, produce impressive sales results, grow market share and profitability.
STREETPACE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, Inc. MANAGING DIRECTOR
Consulting based music-marketing company specializing in radio, retail, marketing and distribution.
■ Develop new client base, liaison with key distributors to secure advertising opportunities, sales tools, plan special events, manage inventory levels. Negotiate and secure distribution agreements for major and independent clients.
■ Increased sales on major and Independent titles by over 40% when placed into Streetpace product placement campaigns.
■ Wrote and implemented marketing plans for major and independent labels resulting in sales of over 30 million units.
■ Conceived and managed budget conscious marketing campaigns building strong sales and awareness with limited marketing dollars.
CORPAS INVESTMENTS Corpas Investments, Inc. is a leading niche programming and worldwide transmedia distribution company. Content holdings include, but are not limited to, Extreme Sports, Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Paranormal Phenomenon. Corpas Investments, Inc. is also a leading worldwide distributor of niche programming with content distribution contracts for Internet, television, satellite and retail rack distribution.
Senior Vice President of Retail Sales and Marketing.
■ B-NET QUOTE: “Mr. Quarles is the owner of Streetpace, a retail and street level marketing company for urban and pop music. Corpas Investment, Inc. is in discussions to acquire Street Pace as part of their distribution infrastructure. Mr. Quarles' hire is seen as a first step toward that acquisition.” (http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2000_June_8/ai_62583023/)
■ Co-Developer of Streetpace TV, aired on Fox Sports Net television featuring extreme sports athletes together with established music artist. Overseing the launch of the series to brick & mortar based accounts such as Blockbuster and Hollywood video. Delivered 243% of sales quota in the first year out performing all other divisions in the company.
■ Created high performance reward culture by setting challanging individual sales goals monitoring performance and rewarding top producers.
A major independent record label based in Orlando Florida producing mainstreme pop and urban product.
Vice President of Sales
■ Recruited to oversee the sales devision of the company. Developed new artist 69Boyz into a multi platinum group generating CD sales of over 1,500,000 units with gross revenues of just under 10 million dollars.
UNIVERSAL MUSIC DISTRIBUTION
A major recording and distribution company based in Universal City California.
Sr. Director of Product Development
■ Recruited to manage a team of 9 sales and marketing representatives around the country. Developed relationships with key accounts securing awareness, product visibility and sales. Contributed to the best two years of company’s history with 4 new releases developed by his product development team selling a combined total of over 15, million units.
Major Record Label in Los Angeles California distributed by: Warner Elektra Atlantic Corp.
Regional Sales Manager / Southeast Region
■ Coordinated radio and sales teams developing strong label presence throughout the region. Developed key relationships with major accounts and wholesalers securing and contributing to over 17 million dollars in regional sales, meeting and exceeding existing sales goals.
WARNER/ ELEKTRA/ ATLANTIC CORP
A major music distributor based in Burbank California. Distributed labels include Warner Brothers Records, Elektra Entertainment and Atlantic Records.
Regional Sales Manager / Midwest Region
■ Worked with major account base throughout the midwest developing sales and securing point of purchase opportuniies. Coordinated radio and sales teams, managed inventory And sales growth. Was Presented Marketing Representative of the Year Award (2 years in a row).