Accomplished Sales Manager offering more than 14 years in outside sales, sales operations and marketing. Successful in new
account acquisition and growing existing account sales.
Social media marketing
Interpersonal & relationship building
Customer service & account retention
Staff training, development, & management
Creative problem solving
Customer service & customer satisfaction
05/2016 to Current
High End Sales RepAnheuser-Busch InBev － Portland, Oregon
Worked side by side with two distributors in the Portland market, growing volume, distribution, awareness and understanding of the High End Portfolio (10 Barrel, Elysian, Stella Artois, Goose Island, Shock Top)
Worked with multiple Sales professionals from Maletis Beverage and Western Beverage to help with growth of distribution and volume.
Responsible for 115 High End Accounts, with focus on On-Premise, and a few key Off-Premise accounts, including important bottle shops as well as New Seasons.
Identified High End type accounts that had not been penetrated with the High End portfolio, and developed a plan to build relationships, and establish business with these accounts as well as aligning with the wholesalers.
Worked with local 10 Barrel Brewing and Elysian Brewing reps to setup event activations, team ride withs, brewery set objectives, as well as beer education of these brands at specifically targeted accounts.
Partnered with distributors/retailers to ensure orders are placed, products are received, point of sale is placed to enhance awareness of the brands.
07/2007 to 04/2016
Account Sales ManagerGeneral Distributors Inc － Oregon City, OR
Contacted new and existing customers to discuss how their needs could be met through specific products and services.
Team Leader, instrumental in developing sales to maximize growth of territory.
Train new hires and help provide guidance in the market.
Meet and or exceed daily and monthly goals by building relationships with accounts and suppliers.
Prospected and conducted face-to-face sales calls with business owners and managers throughout assigned territory.
Met existing customers to review current services and expand sales opportunities.
Built relationships with customers and the community to promote long term business growth.
06/2003 to 06/2007
Art and Gallery ManagerZ-Gallerie － Sherman Oaks, CA
Decorated and prepared themes, with pieces of art in the gallery.
Trained staff, and provided guidance to customers to help decorate their homes and businesses.
Traveled to multiple states, to train staff for new store openings.
07/2001 to 06/2003
Redbull Sales representativeGeneral Distributors Inc － Oregon City, OR
Identified prospective customers by using business directories and following leads from existing clients.
Created sales contacts with on- and off-premise accounts.
Attended monthly sales meetings and quarterly sales trainings.
Bachelor of Arts: Elementary EducationOregon State University － Corvallis, ORElementary Education