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Garakani - Health Care Managment, Farsi - Mill Valley, California, USA

Mahsa Garakani

Mill Valley, California, USA


I am an experienced project manager with esthetician license and an extensive background in management and innovative customer support solution and high level sales strategies. I am looking for a position as business development manager or account manager in health care industry. I would like to obtain to work for an international Medical device or skin care company such as Depuy, Stryker and Jan Marini.


Health Care Managment, Farsi

Work History

Job Seeker

Upwardly Global

January 2012 - January 2012

Operation Owner

Alfons Skin Care

May 2008 - December 2011

Acted as director of sales and marketing and increased sales up to 20% by performing events in 12 months (in spite of recession)
Performed all Bookkeeper and accounting in quick book for CPA
Updated and Edited all web content every week
Provided esthetic and skin care service and establish 30 clienteles within 18 months

Excecutive Assitant to on site CEO

Bonhams & Butterfields

February 2007 - February 2008

•Conducted reviews of more than 30 contracts between sellers and company, catalogued and reported sales results after each sale (more than 12 sales per year)
•Updated and maintained integrity of sales and inventory in A3 databases for over 2000 items

Co-founder and Board Member

Eldad Tajhiz Co.

April 1999 - May 2009

Eldad was a start-up consulting and trading co represented Novabone; a bioglass bone substitute and 3M library security line in Iran.
•Created and implemented the business plan. Attained a profitable run rate two months ahead of schedule, and achieved parity with market leader within three years.
•Successfully installed 22 systems for the National Library of Iran within 10 years.
•Managed after sales service team without 3M support – because of sanction led technical support and maintained 64 library systems.
•Created & implemented the business plan for Novabone as a new bone substitute to Orthopedic surgoens.
•Attended to more than 50 conventions and seminars to introduce Novabone that resulted in branding Novabone in Iran. More than 200 orthopedic surgeons used Novabone in Iran.

Board Member & Executive Manager

Dahiteb - Iran

March 1998 - March 2007

Dahiteb is an independent distributor of Stryker product in Iran. Dahiteb starts with one product line for spine surgery and has grown to offer more than 1000 products in more than 10 lines in Trauma, Hip, Knee, Sport Medicine, Maxillofacial, Instrument, Power instrument, Beds & Navigation system.
I joined the company in its start up stage as an Account Manager & switch between different departments based on changing needs. I helped to establish job description and improve productivity and train staff and became board member and Business Manager.
Procurement Manager
•Standardized ordering process that resulted in decreased inventory sleeping items up to 50%
•Obtained and Renewed OFAC license for 5 different products line on time to place order on time
•Open L/C & draft of payment, found alternative term of payment based on situation
•Negotiated price and TOP for each order and got a product discount of over 30%
•Prepared budget estimates & monitor departmental expenditures.
•Identified high-margin opportunities for additional product offerings through market research & networking with hospitals and surgeons.
•Sourced other products at quality & cost standards consistent with company business objectives.
Account Manager - Sales & Marketing Manager
•Led & trained 6 sales associate and 10 scrubs
•Increase sales from $100,000 to $4,000,000 over 8 years
•Created business plan for 10 different departments including Knee & Hip, Spine, Trauma, Sport Medicine, Beds, Instrument, Power Instrument, GMRS, and disposable items.
•Made decision on product pricing for different organizations, insurance co. & patients based on TOP.
•Attended to more than 50 Orthopedics and Neurosurgery congresses & conventions.
•Supervised the design of web site and marketing flyers annually for different product line
•Acted as liaison between of our company with outreach to surgeons & hospitals
•Coordinated fellowships to send orthopedic intern for training to Europe and US

Qualifications & Certifications

Bay Area Medical Academy

Partial MBA

University of Tehran


Allameh Tabatabai University

College of Marin

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