Barbara Mackie is among the few who have been providing social media support for over 2 years to assist professionals and businesses in creating online profiles and content necessary to succeed in today’s competitive economy. Barbara’s past experience includes advertising, real estate sales and 20 years in the manufacturing industry, including the start up of a manufacturing facility providing powder coating, which she owned and operated for 7 years. Transitioning from a floundering industry to one of excitement and emergence, Barbara is utilizing all aspects of social media to assist clients by enhancing their online presence and increasing their opportunities.
Established a powder coating facility from the ground up as a reputable, viable and competitive company producing high-quality environmentally safe products with a diverse clientele. Controlled and actively monitored all facets of the business.
Initiated a comprehensive business review for an established business encompassing all functions with an emphasis on change management and realignment. Results included, 35% reduction in costs, 100% increase in production/revenue and a positive rapport developed between customers, suppliers and employees.
Recruited to lead, establish and strengthen the NGV brand in Canada building the business from scratch. Recruited essential personnel to create the foundation for a successful, viable division peaking at $40 million in revenue. Acted as the conduit between the division and the Swiss-based parent company, Quebec head office, international clients, suppliers and regulatory agencies.
Purchasing Agent - Controlled $1 million in natural gas compressor inventory, reorganizing production processes and practices for operational excellence.
Real Estate Agent - Acknowledged as a consistent performer, selling and buying residential properties in a turbulent market with mortgage rates at historic highs.
Business realignment, surveys, statistics, news, social media, psychology, boating, fishing, skiing, skating, snowmobiling, dining, dancing, travelling and my number one interest, my daughter!
- Working on 'Increasing Opportunities' for those who have a strong desire to succeed.