Displaying creativity and enthusiasm throughout his 20 years of fulfilling senior sales roles in the real estate and publishing sectors, Kenneth Hanson brings a positive approach to new business development, sales presentations, and ongoing account maintenance. Currently, the Freeport, Maine, resident employs his talents and experience as an account manager for New England Business Media, a publisher focused on the state's business community. In this role, Kenneth Hanson's accomplishments include signing the largest sponsorship deal for Mainebiz, one of the firm's many publications; and securing Bank of America as an advertiser, the largest sale on the company's history. Mr. Hanson's current responsibilities as account manager include identifying new prospects, making sales presentations, closing deals, and maintaining primary clients.
Kenneth Hanson possesses prior experience in publishing, spending ten years with Turnstile Publishing Company. Initially hired as a general manager, he earned a promotion to president after just two years of service. He launched two new titles during his tenure there: Golf & Travel, targeting the sophisticated golf traveler, and Superintendent News, which concentrated on golf course maintenance. Mr. Hanson contributed significantly to the company's growth, posting a 600% increase in revenue.
Between the two publishing companies, Kenneth Hanson utilized his communication skills, drive, and energy as a Realtor for Prudential, Kelly Price & Company, and Coldwell Banker. An accomplished sales professional, he earned accolades at each company. With Prudential, Mr. Hanson executed the largest commercial real estate transaction of the year. His efforts at Kelly Price placed him among the top five of all sales agents in 2006 and 2007 and caught the attention of Orlando Magazine, who ranked him among the Hot 100 Realtors in 2007 and 2008. Despite spending just one year with Coldwell Banker, Mr. Hanson delivered $3 million is sales inventory in his first two months.