Successful sales professional with over 12 years of experience in the beverage industry. The past 8 years as a wine and spirits sales consultant in multiple, high-profile, and competitive sales markets. My Industry experience, and leadership skills will make me a valuable asset to your sales team. CORE QUALIFICATIONS Territory Sales Management Strong Leadership and personal skills Successful Sales History Multi-Tasker/Able To Manage in a stressful environment Results/Goal Oriented Professional and Organized Client Relationship building Creative, strategic, and self motivated Effective conducting wine/spirit tastings, mixology trainings, and executing events/promotions
Nominated for on premise spirit rep of the year for the State of CO in '08,'09, and '10 with Southern Wine & Spirits of CO
Ranked number 1 in Orlando and Ranked number 6 on-premise in the state of Florida for sales growth when I left SWS in December 2014
ASKARI OH FINE WINESOrlando NY, FL NYBrand marketing director03/2015 to CurrentDeveloped account base and sales for Askari OH in Orlando. Created a 50 account sales territory base within 3 weeks of starting the position Create partnerships with wholesalers of all types of beverages in order to generate revenue to cover the cost of creating pilot episodes and then manage brand imaging within the network shows and negotiate overall marketing contracts as shows are picked up and featured on a network.
SOUTHERN WINE & SPIRITS OF FLOrlando, FLSales Consultant/Full Portfolio/Hotel & Resort Division11/2012 to 12/2014Increased overall sales in my territory by 12% and was top 3 on the Orlando sales team in my first year in Florida working with high grossing, competitive, destination accounts around Disney. Ranked #1 in Orlando and #6 sales consultant in Florida based on overall performance factors as of 12/1/14. Sales Territory included 35 hotels and resorts in the Disney area Consulted accounts on their wine, spirit, and beverage programs in high profile Hotels and Resorts. Conducted Staff Trainings/consumer wine tastings, executed wine dinners, created wine/cocktail lists. SOUTHERN WINE & SPIRITS OF CO Vail, CO Consistently ranked top 10(often #1) in territory sales growth amongst sales consultants based on a sales report released and updated monthly. Sales consultant in high profile and competitive territory consisting of 75 accounts. Position included product distribution, increasing sales, training staff, conducting promotions, creating and implementing profitable sales programs. Self Sufficient, dynamic, and independent as I was disconnected regionally from the main office and the VP and the GSM in CO would task me directly with specific requests with confidence their needs would be executed efficiently and professionally. There were many "fire drills" and pop up VIP guests so managing accounts closely was a necessity. Planned, executed, and marketed the annual Southern Wine and Spirits consumer trade show in Vail, CO, where we showcased the portfolio's of supplier partners to consumers.
Oversaw operations in all food and beverage outlets including a fine dining restaurant, 3 meal casual restaurant, guest Room dining, and the main lobby lounge at the 400 room, mountainside, premier Marriott resort in Vail. Administrative duties such as payroll, employee scheduling (around 60 employees), programming restaurant and inventory computer systems(micros, BICS, Clear Sky) beverage purchasing, tracking Inventory, and balancing the budget. Worked closely with wine vendors to educate hotel staff, expand my wine/spirits knowledge, and to create progressive and account relevant wine and cocktail lists. Planned and executed banquet events part-time. CAREER RELATED TRAINING