Dedicated wine professional with a well-known, experienced track record of driving sales in the competitive marketplace. Highly motivated and ambitious, has led sales efforts for high-end, premium brands in direct to consumer, retail sales capacities and distributor management. Consistently demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making especially working with teams.
Passionate Motion Graphic Designer offering expertise in 2D animation and graphic design. Career includes dynamic leadership experience, including developing creative strategy and building teams.
Work with wineries, retailers, restaurants and other wine-selling organizations to increase sales and brand positioning. Advise wineries along the chain to the restaurant, bar or on-line retailers. Advising clients on product development, marketing, selling and good hospitality practices.
Advise rolodex of clients on changes in the marketplace, sourcing rare wines and current released wines that are difficult to obtain.
Used creative and thorough knowledge of sales processes to provide innovative ideas for business growth.
* Developed and implemented effective sales strategies
* Leading nationwide sales team members to achieve sales targets
* Establish productive and professional relationships with key personnel in assigned customer accounts
Complete re-organization of product, procedures and sales distribution network.
Increase of 75% in YTD volume
Direct interaction with high net worth clients regarding needs, wants and expectations. Issued allocations to members, restaurant,
retail, 3 national distributors and overseas (Dubai) consumers.
Golf Professional - Oakmont Golf Club, Santa Rosa, CA 1995-1997
Assisted Head Golf Professional in all aspects of the golf operation; tee times, course play,
tournaments and outings, lessons, merchandising, training, etc. Provided highly efficient and
superior customer service, maintained and provided daily records to assist head golf professional
with reports and supervision the cart assistants and volunteer staff.
Authored book FROM THE INSIDE OUT - www.nobodyib.com
Maintained single digit index from 1967 to now
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