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Michael Ward
Senior Manager - American Express

Senior sales & marketing executive with 35 years of experience that includes mix of blue chip Fortune 500 companies, top tier marketing services organizations, and two successful start ups.  These include positions with American Express, MasterCard, Johnson & Johnson, Glaxo SmithKline, BI Worldwide, and Maritz (Prepaid Division).  The two start ups were Catalina Health Resource, and Marketing Technology Solutions (developed into $100M & $25M companies respectively).

Recognized as a subject matter expert in national account sales, new business development, consumer marketing & promotions, sales/channel incentive programs, employee engagement, and prepaid cards.  Over 20 years experience in managing national sales organizations, selling to Fortune 500 companies.  Experience has been diverse including consumer packaged goods, medical devices (disposable contact lenses), in-store & online healthcare marketing, performance improvement, and prepaid cards.

Michael received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Marketing, from Southeast Missouri State University, in 1981.