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With more than 600 new clients since 2005, Optimal Resume has become the technology leader in college career services.
In 2005, OptimalResume.com partnered with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Career Services Department to produce OptimalResume™, a web-based resume builder program that offers nearly unlimited content and styling flexibility, to help career services departments deliver online resume assistance to large numbers of students and alumni.
Only three years later, Optimal Resume has partnered with over 600 career centers to deliver an array of value-added, online career tools that have fundamentally transformed the way college students approach the job search process:
Instead of creating key employment documents on their own, students and alumni now log in Optimal Resume at their school to build their job search from the ground up.
In its brief existence, OptimalResume.com has distinguished itself as the leading technical innovator in college career services with array of novel products that streamline workflow and improve key outcomes.
Salient product achievements include:
OptimalResume's flexible product line not only has applicability for college career centers, but also for high schools, workforce boards, outplacement, associations, libraries, and more.
Because of OptimalResume.com, employers can now locate and video screen entry-level job seekers from a variety of secondary institutions from a single online location, offering a new level of convenience and affordability.
OptimalResume.com remains focused on leveraging technology to improve the career services experience for job seekers, career services professionals, and employers.
We appreciate our unique opportunity to directly impact job seeker success, career center outcomes, and employer talent acquisition efforts.
Mark McNasby, CEO, has fifteen years of experience in the software industry and proven excellence as a dynamic leader and entrepreneur. Mark leads OptimalResume.com with a sharp focus on developing cutting-edge, web-based technologies that keep college students and career centers ahead of the curve in an increasingly competitive global economy. He holds a BA in Economics from UNC-Chapel Hill.
Dave McNasby, COO,has extensive experience in product development, sales, and marketing. Dave is the architect and driving force behind the ResumeGPS™ and Corporate-Connect® Programs. He holds an M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and graduated with Highest Distinction from UNC-Chapel Hill with a BS in Biology.
Mary Frances Coryell, National Sales Manager, has many years of experience in sales development and training. Before coming to OptimalResume.com in 2005, she served as Director of Sales for a locally owned carriage company in Charleston, SC, and as a Regional Sales Associate for Merck & Co. Pharmaceuticals. In her first year at Merck, Mary Frances was awarded "Rookie of the Year" and went on to lead her team to many prestigious National Sales Awards. She holds a BS in Biological Sciences from Clemson University.
Ford Roberts, Vice President, came to OptimalResume.com in 2005 after running his own consulting business and serving as a freelance graphical artist for more than a decade. Ford has expertise in a wide variety of graphical technologies including Adobe® Photoshop and Illustrator, Newtek Lightwave®, and CAD Design Rhinoceros®. He has been integral in the development of Career Services Suite 2007.
Todd Lempicke, President and Corporate Advisor, developed the original idea behind OptimalResume.com in 2001 with the concept that resumes could better be conveyed as interactive websites. He has been a key contributor throughout the startup phase of OptimalResume.com and continues to be an owner and advisor. Todd is also a principal of The Hunter Group, an executive search firm and is a former senior executive with Credit Suisse First Boston and earlier, Citicorp. His positions have included VP and Director in the areas of marketing communications, software product development, quality assurance, sales and customer engineering. Todd holds degrees in marketing and business administration.
OptimalResume.com is headquartered in Durham, NC, and enjoys the technical resources of the RTP (Research Triangle Park) area.