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Michael Sholklapper   (#85)   (Mike)

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West Hills, CA
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SHOLKNET Insurance Solutions
23705 Vanowen Street #188

West Hills, CA  

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Woodland HIlls


SHOLKNET Insurance Solutions, West Hills, CA                                        

Full Service Individual and Small Business Life, Health, LONG TERM CARE and Property&Casualty Agency

"We provide customized solutions for a lifetime of financial security"
An independent agent/broker insurance agency specializing in providing integrated insurance solutions for individuals and groups. Successful in developing and servicing individual as well as small to medium size accounts with 2 to 200 employees.

Main lines of expertise: Health Insurance, Medicare, Health Care Reform Advise, Property & Casualty, Umbrella, Workers’ Compensation, Long Term Care, Life Insurance

Appointed by major Insurance and Financial  services carriers             

MassMutual Financial Group/Walker Agency, Westlake Village, CA             2003 – JAN 2005           

Licensed Life Agent and Variable (series 6, 63) Contracts

Specialized in the marketing and sales of insurance and financial services. Successful in developing individual accounts as well as small to medium size accounts with 20 to 100 employees. Appointed by major insurance and financial services carriers: MassMutual, American General, GE, John Hancock, Axa Equitable, Chase and Jefferson Pilot.


Agere Systems Corp.   Allentown, PA                                                                      2001 – Jan 2003

Sales Manager (West Coast)

Managed Lucent INS West Coast technical sales activities across all of Agere’s networking and communication (ethernet, metro ethernet, storage) semiconductor product lines.

q Increased business volume from $3 million to a record level of $15 million.

q Developed sales strategies ensuring full implementation of sales targets and increasing sales volume.

q Analyzed sales statistics and determined sales potential and inventory requirements resulting in smoother production runs.

q Analyzed market trends and competition from both business and technical perspective ensuring the most competitive solutions were presented to the customer.

q Reviewed and adjusted sales and pricing strategies to accommodate changing market situations that resulted in retention of existing business.

q Supervised organizational resources resulting in maximized customer satisfaction.

q Monitored customer preferences, enhancing a long-term business relationship, ultimately achieving quarterly and yearly sales and design-win goals. 







MS, Electrical Engineering BS, Electrical Engineering

Graduated with Distinction

State University of New York ? Buffalo, NY



Patent: U.S. Patent #97/245,418: “Programmable Logic with ECL/TTL Level Translation Integrated Circuit