Who is Dutch Hempel and why should I care?
Henry â€œDutchâ€ Hempel is an independent sales & marketing consultant, sought after speaker and educator who has more than 20 years experience in the construction industry â€“ including 13 years as director of sales & marketing for two multi-million dollar construction services firms. His business background includes ownership and management as well as government contracting.Dutch specializes in educating construction industry business owners and staff in effective marketing and sales strategies. His methods focus on action backed by proven theories and results. His passion is to help people achieve their business goals by successfully utilizing planning and best practices in sales and marketing.
His areas of marketing expertise include development of long range and yearly marketing plans and budgets, market research and client management. He has directed the content, production, quality and distribution of all marketing materials including more than two hundred Requests For Proposals, corporate newsletters and brochures, professional presentations, direct mailings and has authored four ABC EIC National Award winning entries.
His sales experience encompasses client / market segment identification, initial client contact and contract negotiations specific to Negotiated General Contracting, Design/Build and Construction Management project delivery contracts.
I recently met Henry and he shared some personal information about how he arrived at this particular place in life. Henry owned a resort on the Minnesota /Canadian border and was a fishing guide and resort owner until he woke up one day and realized he missed the buzz of activity a Metro area provides. Coming to terms with his love of the wild and his need to be at the center of current changing business solutions Henry sold his resort and dove right into the construction industry, soon he was involved with a major Minnesota commercial contractor as their marketing and sales manager.
Why should you care about Dutch?
If your company is running in place and you want to move forward, Dutch would bring experience, energy and an open mind to marketing solutions for both small and large companies in the challenging construction profession. He will listen to your concerns and target the solutions your company needs to implement forward thinking growth strategies. Looking for some marketing advice, call Dutch Hempel.
Article by Paul Lesieur