High-energy and accomplished Executive Manager in food service distribution with over twenty years experience, motivating dynamic teams and key distributors and operator personnel maintain strong relationships in executing distributor marketing programs. Results oriented, well networked with an influential approach to achieving sales, business and market development. Broad range of experience from the creation of new executive sales force controls. Seeking a position as a manufacture's representative as an executive manager calling on large distributors.
09/2014 to Current
Account ExecutiveGeneral Mills, Inc. － Memphis, TNResponsibilities include overseeing distributor management, contract development, sales, trainings, trade shows, presentations, and regional sales. Accomplishments include winning the 105% Club as a Sales Leader, and the following three job promotions: Field Customer Service Representative, Senior Territory Manager and Account Executive.
09/2007 to 09/2014
Key Account ManagerJ.M. Sucker Company － Memphis, TNResponsibilities included coffee and tea sales. Managed certain brands at assigned to Sysco, U.S. Foodservice and Performance Food Service from marketing funds both corporate and LMA, to equipment and service. Constant communication with distributors was maintained to develop close relationships to maximize profits for all concerned.
12/2000 to 09/2007
Key Account ManagerKraft Food Service － Memphis, TNDuties included managing accounts and working relationships with U.S. Food Service-Memphis, and Performance Food Service. Called on local account chains, casinos, large hotels, and hospitals to maintain trade, spending, samples, and food show yearly budgets. Accomplishments included Best of Show several times at food shows, and 2002 ABCD Award from Kraft.
01/1996 to 12/2000
SalesmanNobert Marketing － Memphis, TNDistributor responsibilities included working with U.S. Food Service, and maintaining budgets, food shows, and sales. Accomplishments included Salesman of the Year 1998/1999 and gold medal winner of the Culinary Olympics in Nappa Valley.
Business AdministrationUniversity of Memphis － Memphis, TN, United States
Craigmont High School － Memphis, TN, United States