Gary Winchester

Gary Winchester

Advertising, Marketing, Sales & Technology Professional
Sacramento, CA

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Gary's bio

Gary Winchester is a marketing and advertising professional with a social perspective, starting his first company in 2009 where he provided networking opportunities and social media platform education for Placer and Sacramento County businesses.

Gary is passionate about consulting with companies and organizations to help them discover what will increase their return on investment in this digital marketing age. His belief in constant education on the subjects of digital, inbound, social and radio best practices has lead to multiple successes for his clients.

The key to his success has been achieved through the implementation of social media marketing campaigns tied to a strategy involving other media platforms to increase a client's presence on multiple social media channels and within the community.

"Whether you have a small budget or a big budget there is always something you could be doing to grow your business on and offline," Gary Winchester.

Experience

Explore my professional history and get to know the companies I worked at and the roles and responsibilities I've been assigned.

2015 - Current

Information Network Director

Salem Communications

2009 - 2015

Owner/Operator/Contractor

GaryWinchester.com

2013 - 2014

K-LOVE Weekend Associate News Producer

Educational Media Foundation - K-LOVE & Air1 Radio Networks

2011 - 2012

K-LOVE Radio Social Media Producer

Educational Media Foundation - K-LOVE & Air1 Radio Networks

2008 - 2010

Business Development Manager

Patrol Plus, Inc

2007 - 2008

Sales Consultant

California family fitness

2000 - 2004

Warehouse Manager & Supply Administrator

United States Marine Corps

Information Network Director

Salem Communications

Information Network Director

Collaborating with clients to find the best marketing solutions to continually make their business successful.

Owner/Operator/Contractor

GaryWinchester.com

Owner/Operator/Contractor

Social-Inbound Ad Strategy Contract with WindFarm Marketing
Use Facebook and Google Analytics to assist Account Managers with ad targeting to yield the best results possible for WindFarm Marketing customers. Educate Account Managers on the use Facebook Power Editor and current best practices.

Website Content and Social Media Content Contract with SG Studios, Inc.
Created optimized website and social media content to increase website traffic.

Website Communications Contract with Sacramento Prays
Worked with the Sacramento Prays leadership team to translate their desires to the development team at Affari Projects to create a visitor friendly SacPrays.com website. Developed social accounts and created an enewsletter template as well as an adaptable communication plan for the Sacramento Prays leadership team for 2014 and 2015.

Marketing and Sales Strategy Contract with TheMarketingMinds.com
Developed, presented and assisted in the implementation of a social media marketing strategy to increase growth in web traffic, brand awareness, customer engagement and sales. Consulted TheMarketingMinds.com clients on optimizing their social media channels to increase search engine visibility.

Blog Content Strategy and Education Contract with the California National Guard
Created and presented a blog content strategy to the Public Affairs Office for the Adjutant General's blog in 2011.

Social Media Strategy Contract with Marketing Medley
Assisted Marketing Medley clients with the set up of their social profiles, social content, blog content and website content to meet their goals. Created a Social Media training program for Marketing Medley clients and ongoing seminars.

Social Media Course Development Contract with Business Networking Group
Created a Social Media education course for the Business Networking Group members that will assist them with their marketing needs and meet their marketing goals.

K-LOVE Weekend Associate News Producer

Educational Media Foundation - K-LOVE & Air1 Radio Networks

K-LOVE Weekend Associate News Producer

Uncovered compelling news stories to post on KLOVE.com and Air1.com. Shared them on the K-LOVE Radio News Facebook Page and @KLOVEnews Twitter account. Edited public affairs interviews and produced them for local Closer Look segments each weekend.

K-LOVE Radio Social Media Producer

Educational Media Foundation - K-LOVE & Air1 Radio Networks

K-LOVE Radio Social Media Producer

Created a strategy for producing content across multiple social networks from multiple content creators. Created a strategy for each radio host’s blog content to increase listenership, community engagement, community growth and increase monthly donations. Developed analytics reports with a team to track monthly donations during pledge drive to reach and exceed the monetary goal.

Business Development Manager

Patrol Plus, Inc

Obtain and maintain business relationships.
Manage services with new and existing clients.
Hire and manage employees, ensuring they receive the proper training needed.
Organize and maintain client database by using the ACT 2008 program.
Organize and maintain files for clients and prospects.
Handle employee issues and filling open posts
Manage schedules for Northern California employees

Sales Consultant

California family fitness

Sales Consultant

Met and exceeded monthly goals.
Made outbound phone calls daily.
Met and exceeded customer expectations.
Assisted members with questions and concerns.

Warehouse Manager & Supply Administrator

United States Marine Corps

Warehouse Manager & Supply Administrator

Managed warehouse operations, responsible for inventory of recruit training equipment and drill instructor apparel.
Instructed recruits on inventory of training equipment and packing it neatly for transport.
Instructed drill instructors on inventory of training apparel.
Maintain basic Marine Corps knowledge, complete training courses for promotion and stay physically fit. Keep uniforms prepared for inspection and duty.
Instruct recruits for on the job training experience.
Understand and relay basic information for military police assistance after 9/11.

Education

See where I spent time studying to gain early knowledge that helped prepare me for my professional life.

Epic Bible College Ministerial Studies

Epic Bible College

Ministerial Studies

2005 - 2010 I started taking classes at Epic, formerly Trinity Life Bible College, to become a youth pastor. I have a desire to teach and speak to the next generation. It is through my education and past experience that has helped me become a better speaker and trainer.
Walter L. Sickles High School General Studies

Walter L. Sickles High School

General Studies

1997 - 1999 Struggled a little with High School but had some incredible teachers who saw potential in me and motivated me to do better. Honestly, I barely graduated but learned so much just from my experience. Not sure if I would do it differently if I had to do it again.

Skills

A concise list of some of the most valuable professional skills I possess. My tricks of the trade and what I can bring to the table.

Marketing

Advertising

Strategy

Inbound Marketing

Blogging

Public Speaking

Training

Radio

Email Marketing

Facebook

YouTube

Leadership

Sales

Team Building

Online Advertising

Brand Development

Reputation Management

Media Relations

SEO

Management

Fundraising

Website Development

Nonprofits

Copywriting

Business Development

Newsletters

Brand Awareness

Projects

Take a look at a few of my favorite projects I’ve started or been a part of during the course of my career.

GaryWinchester.com

K-LOVE Radio Social Media

Facebook Ads Management

GaryWinchester.com

GaryWinchester.com

GaryWinchester.com was created and being maintained to assist small business growth in Sacramento, CA.

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K-LOVE Radio Social Media

K-LOVE Radio Social Media

Managing the national presence for K-LOVE Radio brought me closer to the listeners, artists, the music and the DJs.

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Facebook Ads Management

Facebook Ads Management

Use Facebook and Google Analytics to assist Account Managers with ad targeting to yield the best results possible for WindFarm Marketing customers. Educate Account Managers on the use Facebook Power Editor and current best practices.

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Testimonials

Hear what some of my clients and colleagues have to say about me after working together on various projects throughout my career.

Mike Lee

I connect people through radio.

“What a pleasure it is to have an expert like Gary Winchester as a friend! Not only is he passionate about his business, he is a family man of integrity who has taught me quite a bit about social media and life. Few people can build up and mentor others so effectively, while also being welcoming and encouraging. Whether online or in person, Gary is one of the most eager, loyal, approachable, and up to date colleagues I know of when it comes to helping others.”

Derek Matthews

Sr. Digital Content Manager at Educational Media Foundation - K-LOVE & Air1 Radio Networks

“Gary has extensive knowledge of social media and consistently keeps on the cutting edge of the industry. He's also a very hard worker and is willing to put in a high level of effort to get the job done.”

Christina Winchester

Analyst at State of California

“Gary is extremely professional, personable, and positive. One of the attributes that I admire in Gary is his ability to relate with his employees as well as his clients. He is always willing to listen and goes above and beyond to get the job done and keep clients satisfied. He is genuine and cares for others.”

Jon Timberlake, CPP

Business Development Manager at Securitas Security Services USA, Inc.

“Gary is a quality guy who takes pride in doing his job well. A true pleasure to work with.”

Contact

Get in touch with me if you would like to do business together, share an idea or just say hello.

Sacramento, California Area

916-625-6361

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