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Bass Lake Road ●
FuquayVarina, North Carolina
SALES MANAGER / ACCOUNT
sales and marketing professional with more than years of experience
leveraging opportunities to increase market share, maximize brand visibility,
and grow revenue in the agricultural and foodsales industries. Adept
at leading, closing, and maintaining relationshipbased sales efforts
to exceed enterprise goals. Recognized ability for forging strategic
business partnerships, leading sales teams, and elevating customer satisfaction.
Areas of Expertise
Sales ● Marketing ●
Account Management ● Market Expansion ● Revenue Building
● Business Development ● Operations Management
Inventory Management ●
Scheduling ● Shipping ● Trade Shows ● Regulatory Compliance
Problem Solving ● Customer
Satisfaction ● Team Leadership
LAKE COUNTY GRAPEVINE
Clearlake Oaks, California
Home to acres
of sandy loam for the production of dormant benchgrafts and rootings,
plus greenhouse, production, and coldstorage facilities.
Generate new sales and service existing accounts. Forge and foster client
relationships. Manage the inventory database and shipping schedule.
Oversee and execute marketing initiatives through trade shows, industry
publications, and mass mailings. Elevate customer satisfaction.
Secured new accounts, each
with the potential to generate millions of dollars in revenue.
An industry leader
in grapevine nursery stock.
Manager: Opened new accounts and managed existing accounts. Developed
marketing and advertising campaigns, and directed all tradeshow activities.
Approved all sales orders, change orders, and shipment requests. Oversaw
the shipping schedule and ensured compliance with government quarantine
guidelines. Supervised a person field sales and support team. Resolved
customers’ problems and concerns.
Salvaged the company’s top
accounts by resolving product quality issues.
/ SONOMA GRAPEVINES
California; Santa Rosa, California ● –
largest grapevine nursery.
Vice President of
Sales & Marketing / Interim President of Sonoma Grapevines:
Generated new sales and serviced an existing account portfolio. Created
marketing and advertising campaigns and directed tradeshow events.
Managed outside sales representatives located throughout the state.
Approved all sales orders and change orders. Built client relationships
and resolved customer problems.
Supervised production of the
field nursery in a rowcrop formation ground prep through harvest
as well as the greenhouse nursery, keeping costs down and ensuring quality
H. ● Page ●
Modesto, California ● –
Manufacturer and distributor
of Wonder Bread & Hostess baked goods.
Executed the sale and distribution of Wonder Bread & Hostess products
on an assigned route.
Increased route sales %.
SAVE MART SUPERMARKETS
& SAFEWAY STORES
and Sonora, California ●
Retail grocers throughout
California and Nevada.
Maximized sales and minimized shrink by adhering to standard practices.
Assisted Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager in upholding customer
service and enforcing policies, standards, and security measures. Tracked
inventory, maintained product levels, and placed all grocery orders.
Arranged merchandising and end caps. Trained and supervised Head Grocery
Associates and Grocery Stock Crew, and monitored productivity.
Oversaw daily operations in
the absence of the Store Manager, including scheduling and ordering.
Ensured a safe and sanitary environment for customers and employees,
and upheld customer service.
Selected to attend a Zenger
Miller Frontline Leadership course.
Additional roles with
company as Inventory Control Clerk, Receiving Clerk, Merchandiser, and
in Agricultural Business
Modesto Junior College,