Eli Howayeck

Eli Howayeck

Founder / CEO

Expert in Sales and Career Coaching

Eli Howayeck, Founder and CEO of Crafted Career Concepts, is an expert passionate about helping motivated people achieve their career, educational, or personal goals and helping businesses, large and small, overcome a variety of challenges facing their business.

A driven sales leader and change agent, Eli has a highly successful track record in management, sales, marketing, and financial roles within two Fortune 20 companies and successful privately-held enterprises over his 18 year career.

Eli’s Experience At A Glance

  • Founder & CEO: Crafted Career Concepts
  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (Marketing and Entrepreneurship & Innovation)
  • BBA with Honors & Distinction, University of Iowa (Finance/Spanish Minor)
  • International Business Certificate, University of Iowa
  • Health and Life Insurance License, State of Wisconsin
  • Money Sense Coach, Make a Difference Wisconsin (Volunteer)
  • 5th Grade Assistant Basketball Coach
  • Husband and father of a three children, ages 5, 3, and 1
  • Healthcare Advocate, Legal Guardian, and Caretaker for an aging loved one

Eli’s career journey has provided exposure to a diverse set of experiences across multiple industries, company sizes, and functional roles. He attributes success in life and career to his grit, curiosity, hard work, and unending supply of energy and optimism,

In 2015, Eli founded Crafted Career Concepts. The ethos of CraftedCC matches Eli’s and blends marketing best practices, intentional pragmatism and unbridled creativity. CraftedCC supports individuals, employers, and staffing agencies through the CATALYST and CandidateCoach Programs and through customized training and coaching initiatives designed to challenge conventional paradigms, overcome roadblocks, and attain growth on an individual or business level.

His positive energy, passion, and creativity inspire people and businesses to think differently.  He has an unmistakable expertise for seeing the best in people. A diverse background and strong sense of empathy and compassion make Eli an inspiring coach and change agent for people and businesses all over the country.

When you work with CraftedCC, you are making an investment in yourself, your career, or your business!  We’re a catalyst for growth and positive change. Let us be your muse!

What Our Client’s Have To Say

I was always confident in myself and confident in my skill set, but it was always difficult to transfer those skills to paper.  Eli was able to guide me through that process.  Molding my resume into a showcase of my strengths, while prepping me for the questions that lie ahead.  I could not have made the leap to a Fortune 50 tech giant without his guidance. C. Leahy

Buyer, Large Internet Retailer

My experience working with Eli has been a very positive one.  The focus of our consultation was resume refinement, interview preparation, and network strategizing related to my mid-career job search.  Utilizing his breadth of experience in multiple industries, Eli was able to draw from my unique education and work experience in order to assist me in formulating a unified candidate profile and personal career story.  He is especially skilled at his ability to understand and to find value in one’s background and experience beyond the traditional résumé bullet point items.  I have been well-prepared for a number of recent job interviews because of our coaching sessions. James C.

Program Manager, OEM Manufacturer

Working with Eli and Crafted Career Concepts was incredibly helpful as I began my career search process. Eli’s professional approach, experience and enthusiasm for helping people was tremendous. Our conversations were not just about resume structure and interview tactics, but also about discovering my qualifications and prioritizing what I was truly looking for in a new employer. Eli was an absolute pro and a pleasure to work with.  C. Knowles

Relationship Manager, Major Commercial Bank

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