IT & Computer Geek and now a Salesforce Trailblazer.
I broke my first computer when I was 8, I built my first computer when I was 11, I compiled my first program when I was 12. I owned 11 computers at one point and turned my dad’s shed into a computer museum stacked with all kinds of weird and wonderful computers (or ‘junk’ as my dad called it).
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“A superb person to deal with Dale ticks all the boxes as a professional and is a person that can be trusted 100% to deliver on his word”
“Dale is always very professional and passionate about his work.He has worked with us on a number of projects and they have all been completed with great attention to detail. I would not hesitate to recommend Dale.”
“During my time working with Dale, I found him to be very dedicated and tenacious….” “…Dale is always very professional and passionate about his work
- IT & Technology 75% 75%
- Salesforce Administration 65% 65%
- CRM Customzation & Principles 65% 65%
- LUA & Corona SDK 50% 50%
- Fatherhood 35% 35%
- Flutter 30% 30%
- Salesforce Developer 18% 18%
SF Trailhead Badges
Countries and counting
Years sales experience
Million Euros of business generated
Business & Personal Finance
CFA Investment Foundations
Building a Trade Plan
Introduction to Futures
Resco.net – Technology On The Move
(August 2018 – Present)
Head of UK&I
(Jan 2017 – Jan 2018)
My co-owner Henry and I started Armada to produce high-quality furniture made using technologically advanced workmanship. We operated large CNC Routers, Lathes & Spray booths. I was in charge of everything production & technical wise. I worked with various CAD & CAM Software and programmed in G-Code manually when required.
English Teacher & Writer
(Jul 2016 – Jun 2018)
Working freelance as a English teacher. Teaching one to one and group lessons to advanced & intermediate business students.
(Dec 2014 – Jul 2017)
Covering a large area including the East Midlands, London and Essex managing accounts of varying sizes. My main duties included :
- Building customer relationships and gaining customer commitment
- Manage a team of on-the-road salespeople
- Maintain company sales targets & reporting
- Work alongside other areas of the business in order to develop efficient systems
- Finding new business in select areas
- Deal with Technical Queries
- Manage bespoke orders
- Assist with marketing projects
- Arrange Rebates for accounts
(Mar 2014 – Jun 2015)
I started Kirkwood Timber in 2013 to supply timber and building products to trades people in the local area. I then started Kirkwood Joinery in 2014 to service the same people with bespoke joinery products such as windows and doors. At the peak I employed 7 members of staff, 1 external sales person, 1 internal sales person/admin person, 2 wood machinists, 1 driver and 2 joiners. The company dealt mainly with hardwoods, construction timbers and timber machining operating a re-saw, planer, spindle moulder, panel saw & sable saw. Sadly the company had to close down due to customer bad debts despite growing at a consistent and sustainable rate.
(Dec 2014 – Jul 2017)
CEO & Partner
Kirkwood Joinery was formed in partnership with a local medium sized joinery business. Kirkwood Joinery enabled Kirkwood Timber to provide high quality, high margin products to customers. The arrangement generated a significant amount of business over the short period of the partnership.
(Apr 2011 – Mar 2014)
During my time at Ridgeons I worked at 2 branches, Newmarket & Peterborough. I looked after about 40 regular spending trade accounts as well as dealing with retail and non -account trade customers. I would take off material quantities from architects drawings and advise customers on simple builds such as decking or small timber outbuildings.