Business Developer

Trane Brooks DePriest

1569 Franklin Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43205

(614) 259-8066

Attention Hiring Manager,

As a BUSINESS DEVELOPER AND ADVERTISING MANAGER, I have created, marketed, sold, deployed, and supervised many revenue programs utilizing online marketing and traditional media. I have received special training in pay-per-click, analytics, local search, and advertising banner production.

I believe my creative talents, unique skills, and technical experience would be a valuable asset to your organization. Please contact me if you have any questions.



I am seeking a position with increasing responsibility in MEDIA DEVELOPMENT with a progressive company, where specialized education, experience, and qualifications can be fully utilized in achieving the company’s goals and increasing total productivity. Also realizing personal growth that will lead to a long term professional relationship.


PHP & MySQL Certification
9/2011 – 7/2012 Udemy Online Training

Dreamweaver & CSS / PHP Programming
3/2009 – 9/2010 Online Training

Specialists Certification in Design and Production Art
6/1989 – 6/1991 Phoenix Institute of Technology


Ecommerce Manager

I was responsible for the many crucial aspects of the GM Accessories business model; from managing orders, customer service, order fulfillment, and coordinating shipping, to marketing campaign & site development. In addition to my daily duties of order processing, customer care, and warehouse management, I also generated daily, weekly, and monthly revenue and order volume reports, as well as participated in PPC campaign management, UI development and 3rd party (Magento & ADP) database integration.

Director of Web Services

Initially serving as the Production Manager, I created a new graphics package for the show “The Deal Detectives,” using Adobe After Effects and Premier. Using WordPress as the Content Management System, I also produce graphics and maintenance the site and the show’s social networking on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

Director of Business Development

As senior director on a 5 person sales team, I actively marketed the services of the a successful web analytics and Internet marketing agency. I followed the CEO and VP of Sales in the qualifying of prospects, the initiation of consults through targeted lists, and even cold-call directories. I also identified, cultivated, and closed on corporate level partnerships and vendor affiliations. I sold Internet marketing services to B2B and B2C clientele in multiple market sectors including; automotive, the dental industry, e-commerce, and general retail.

Multimedia Producer

I wrote, produced, shot, and edited video, served as audio engineer, and graphics designer for People To My Site’s creative agency partner Jim Hern Productions. I also developed Flash and video enabled websites.

Marketing Director

I created the brand, marketing compaign, and sales strategy for this annual event featuring a barbecue competition, video game tournament, micro brew fest, and live music on two stages. Coordinated sponsorship sales, ad buys, and press coverage. I provided administrative support, exhibitor management, and vendor relations.

Advertising Coordinator

I was responsible for creative direction on printed monthly ad inserts, television and radio campaigns, as well as public relations and event management. Evaluating local media campaigns and placing ad buys with reps for Web, TV, radio, and newspaper marketing.

Director of New Business Development

Freedom Communications Inc. was the parent company of KTVL News10 in Medford, Oregon, I worked with
local businesses to create advertising and marketing campaigns that would leverage “new media” (social networks, interactive content, pay-per-click) with “traditional media” (Local Network Television). Examples ranged from producing a weekly plastic surgery “info-tainment” series titled “A New You,” to deploying a commercial spot based tourism vignette series titled “All In A Days Drive.” I also developed plans for maximizing revenue potential through e-commerce and loyalty systems.

Promotions Producer

I created promo scripts for multiple daily news stories. I coordinated on-set and on-location video production for in-house and client based projects. I produced multiple graphics packages for various station-based franchises and developed and managed their brand development.

Publications Coordinator

Working in the Innovative Products department, I designed editorial sections, ads, and entire publications like “NOWx2; Population Growth In The Rogue Valley” and “Pet Expo.” Coordinating copy writing and page layout to meet multiple daily deadlines.

Vice President, CTO, & Creative Director

Founding the company with two investor-partners, I created the work-flow schema, customer interface, server topography, and defined the overall business model. I designed the logo, but coordinated with contracted programmers and design studios to create the MEEDYA.COM brand and marketing materials. As founder and V.P., I made executive decisions regarding the corporation, it’s sales strategies, and staffing.


I served as Creative Director for this design and desktop publisher. We served over 200 multilingual clients and were awarded special recognition by The United States House of Representatives, The California Senate and The City of Modesto for publishing the ever vigilant child-advocacy newspaper “WATCHDOG.” A monthly tabloid publication dedicated to organizing corporate, commercial, and community support for the timely and immediate search for missing children.



“Trane DePriest has impressed us with his creative technical skills and a real problem-solving attitude. He brought a critical-eye to our Web site redesign project, integrating custom CSS and graphics with WordPress templates. An eager PHP learner, Trane dove into customizing our back-end WHMCS to meet our needs. He has also contributed promotional skills to much of our marketing material. It was our pleasure to work with him through multiple iterations of the site, and would recommend him to you if you’re looking for a talented designer.”
Anthony Nocera
Cera.Net LLC


Trane is a very knowledgeable person who is not afraid to learn new things. His work ethic is strong and his determination is a great asset for any company to have. When you want a project done correctly and on budget or under budget Trane is the person you want on that project.”
Mike Ashcraft
Programming Team Leader

People To My Site


Trane has amazed us with his intuitive knowledge of the market and how he uses technology and creativity to achieve results. Trane understands BUSINESS from the perspective of an owner and is truly focused on returns on investment. He stand out as a “go-to” guy for anything in a competitive marketing environment!”
Jim Hern
Jim Hern Productions


“Trane is an innovative strategist, examining profit able trends and practices that help businesses use new technologies to expand their client base and increase sales. Even just a five-minute conversation with Trane could leave you with ideas and goals you never thought possible, sending you in a better direction for your business.”
Aaron Tweeton
Promotions Manager
KTVL News 10

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