CANDOER Retirement Group

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Communicators AND Others Enjoying Retirement

Employment Opportunities

For those of you who are about to retire, and those who have already retired and may be looking for employment, the below information is offered:


Lexmark International is looking for a Department of State accounts manager. If you are interested, contact Roy Castor at 703-450-4024.

Lexmark Target Account Manager - Department of State

This position is based in Washington, DC area and is responsible for generating sales with the Department of State (DoS) worldwide. Direct customer facing role with emphasis on developing new customers. Requires a high level of daily activities including cold calling, briefings, workshops, studies, demonstrations, proposals, etc. The Account Manager builds and maintains a strong presence within DoS and develops a network of colleagues, partners, resellers and solutions providers to help close business. Extensive international travel required visiting Embassies, Consulates, and other USA Government OCONUS locations. Duration of trips can extend up to 3 to 4 weeks at a time often visiting a different city each day. Creates new opportunities and is directly involved in developing and presenting products, solutions and/or services that specifically address customer's needs. Demonstrates strong knowledge of the company's entire product line and offerings.

Job Description Summary
This position requires strong complex selling skills and the ability to work with all Lexmark resources to drive business. This position also requires ability to develop new cold accounts. The major areas of responsibility are as follows:
     1    Profitable Revenue Growth - Hardware, Solutions, Services
     2    Direct responsibility for identifying, qualifying, developing, proposing & closing new customers and new opportunities. Work effectively with both internal and external resources to successfully close sales.
     3   Minimum expectation is to achieve annual revenue objectives.

Job Expectations
     1   Willingness to contact former peers and DoS organizations to communicate the value of Lexmark.
     2   Ability to travel worldwide to DoS locations 30% to 50% of the time.
     3   Ability to work independently and think outside the box. Required to work from home.
     4   Willingness to learn the skill of selling - Matching a solution to solve a business problem.
     5   Strong presentation skills. Able to clearly and concisely develop & deliver concept presentations
     6   Demonstrated ability to manage all phases of a complex sale
     7   Able to effectively work with, engage and manage multiple different team resources
     8   Ability to plan, organize, develop, and complete a complex proposal response.
     9   Skilled at defining an organizations current environment total cost of operation (TCO) and developing key pricing elements.
     10   Experienced with high degree of proficiency using MS Excel, PowerPoint, and MS-Word.
     11   Direct responsibility for driving each element of the sale cycle: Prospecting initiatives, qualifying, proposals & studies, RFQs, and closing services sales.
     12   Bachelor degree required, advanced degree preferred

     1   Former Foreign Service Officer - Working knowledge of print, copy, scan and electronic content management (ECM) initiatives at the Department of State. Familiar with DoS procurement and technical evaluation processes.
     2   Management -Experience leading a team to success.
     3   Technical - Knowledgeable of current DoS systems and networks

Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) provides businesses of all sizes with a broad range of printing and imaging products, software, solutions and services that help customers to print less and save more. Perceptive Software, a stand-alone software business within Lexmark, is a leading provider of enterprise content management software that helps organizations effortlessly manage the entire lifecycle of their documents and content, simplifying their business processes, and fueling greater operational efficiency.

Lexmark reported $3.9 billion in revenue in 2009, with approximately 57 percent of that revenue coming from international sales. Our products are sold in more than 170 countries in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, the Pacific Rim and the Caribbean.

If interested please send your resume to, or contact Roy Castor at 703-450-4024.

Mercom Corporation

Bill Harrison now works for Mercom Corporation, a small and rapidly growing privately held corporation with corporate headquarters in Pawley's Island, South Carolina and a DC Metro office in Falls Church, Virginia. Mercom is a premier technology firm providing the products and services required for a network's infrastructure, including voice, video, data, security and wireless applications. Bill is in the process of building up a resume database to be matched against Mercomís rapidly expanding IT requirements and services. His contact information is below, but, since he telecommutes into Mercomís DC Metro office from his home in Ft. Lauderdale, the best way to contact him is either via his Mobile number or his email address:

William G. Harrison
Mercom Incorporated
115 Hillwood Avenue, Suite 201
Falls Church, VA 22046
Mobile: (703) 678-3160
Fax: (703) 532-5252
Email (Office):
Corporate: (843) 979-9957
Corporate (Toll Free): (877) 223-8330
Corporate Fax: (843) 979-9956
Web: Mercom Corporation

PRO-telligent, LLC Logo

The Late Ken Loff started a company called PRO-telligent, LLC. They are always looking for good people to work for their company. Visit their web site at: for a complete listing of openings.

PRO-telligent, LLC
Crystal Gateways II, Suite 1100
1225 South Clark Street
Arlington, Virginia 22202


Ulysese Jefferson has his own company, WINS, that is looking for people with at least a SECRET clearance. If your clearance is not current, Ulysese said he may be able to get you on board anyway. Call him and talk. Ulysese may be contacted as follows:

Ulysese Jefferson
Worldwide Information Network Systems (WINS)
9111 Edmonston Road, Suite 205
Greenbelt, MD 20770
301-982-4640 - Corporate office
202-647-5677 - DoS Office
301-213-4477 - Mobile
301-982-4333 - Fax
E-Mail (Office):

Ulysese has the following openings at this time:

We are looking for people now to assist us with the SMART project. Knowledge of the Legacy messaging systems domestically (ATS, STARS, CableExpress, AMADS, and etc) and overseas (TERP, CLOUT, CableExpress, C-LAN, and, etc.) Other knowledge and skills that would be beneficial are Microsoft Exchange, OpenNet, OpenNet +, Classnet, and, etc., domestically and overseas. As well as knowledge of MS Outlook Web Access, MS Exchange 2003, Web Portals, Content Managers, Collaboration Tools, Storage Are Networks (SANS) Taxonomy, and, etc.


Jaime Scarpatti is looking for a few people that reside in the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and are willing to travel on short notice domestically and internationally in support of his customer. Jaime's team provides temporary telecommunication services that always include POTS, ISDN, Broadband/High Speed Internet (ADSL, T1, SAT, WISP, etc.) networks broadcasted via Ethernet or Wi-Fi (Wireless Fidelity), wireless, and SAT services. Knowledge in all of these areas is a must. Jaime is a program manager for AT&T.

Work: (703) 691-5065
Cell: (202) 251-6874

Jaime is always looking for good people. Give him a call.


In addition to the occasional opening for permanent staff, Brian Lodwig, CACI Program Manager for IRM's LAN/WAN Service Division Contract, is interested in building a pool of on-call personnel that could be used to augment overseas installations teams during work spikes/surges. His contact info is below:

Brian Lodwig
CACI Program Manager
Department of State
2100 Washington Boulevard, Suite 3000
Arlington, VA 22204
Work: 703-912-8373
Cell: 703-615-1271

Brian indicated that you do NOT have to be a "local" to work on this project. He has personnel who live all over the country participating in this on-call project.

Keep in mind, Brian also has permanent positions that are available for people who are interested in full-time employment.

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