Hi, my name is Dragan Jakovljevic
I am a high-performance, growth focused strategist with an extensive background in sales that includes a solid career as an Executive Manager working for major auto sales companies including Toyota, Audi, Subaru and Nissan, combined with an unique blend of expertise in entrepreneurship, operations management, business development, web designing & digital marketing.
As a breakthrough sales performer with a demonstrated history of success surpassing business goals with a focus on customer satisfaction, I am knowledgeable of different sales techniques and channels.
Being energized by fast-paced, high-growth environments, I am recognized as a dynamic executive manager who continuously pursuits excellence, thrives on exceeding goals and expectations, and is excited to transform sales workflows.
Even during the most challenging times, I successfully uncover the silver lining to create success for organizations.
“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”Martin Luther King Jr.
“The gift of mental power comes from God, Divine Being, and if we concentrate our minds on that truth, we become in tune with this great power.”Nikola Tesla
When the Pandemic started, I spearheaded pandemic-safe customer service measures to encourage sales while respecting social distance rules. This major transition included online transactions, free home deliveries and secure E-Sign contracting.
Recognized for having a charismatic and aggressive approach to sales that yields exceptional results every time, I am adept at maximizing overall profitability through tactical planning, performance management and budget controlling. →I also possess a deep understanding and skill set around data analysis and insights, being able to generate tangible business value.
As a hands-on leader, effective at managing the rhythm of business activities, I operationalize initiatives while improving end-to-end processes in order to drive efficiency and scale.
As a front-runner, with a goal-oriented mindset I build high-performing teams, by prioritizing development, leading by example and encouraging a culture of success, accountability and growth.