Recognized marketing, sales & customer service professional with over 35 years of business experience. I've managed internal & external communications, performed sales functions, and networked my way across the province of BC and Canada. Along with networking, customer service is a passion of mine. Whether it's in person, on the phone, or through managing reviews, I love to help businesses succeed and improve their service levels.
I'm experienced in community relations and have a reputation as a local community builder. As a professional and serial networker, I specialize in the “human side” of business relationships as they build growth.
John's time earned skill set:
Accent Inns & Hotel Zed
(Chain of 7 mid-market hotels)
Director of Marketing & Communications (29 years)
Vancouver Island Construction Association
(Not-for-profit regional construction association)
Role: Manager Member Engagement
BC Hazmat management
(Hazmat Emergency Response/safety training/safety supplies/consulting)
Director of Marketing & Communications, Emergency Hazmat Technician
South Island Safety Conference
(Sept 2018: First ever dedicated safety conference for Vancouver Island South)
Event producer, facilitator
and much more......
Marketing Certificates :
Canadian marketing Association Digital marketing with honours
Business Management and technology Programs
University of Victoria
Additional Course Certificates achieved in :
Indigenous Canada - Certificate from the University of Alberta
Public relations & Management theory- Camosun College
Certified Sales Professional (with Distinction)
Canadian professional Sales Assoc 2004
Named South Island Examiner for the CSP also in 2004
Seminars to large in number to list......
John Espley was named CHEK News Unsung Islander of the week back in 2009
Here's a great example of how I like to use humor in my networking and presentations. People will remember you if you do it right...
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