I have had several years now of specific retail / wholesale seed experience in the San Joaquin valley and beyond. Worked with most major manufacturers on selling and promoting their product line. Hard working and creative sales management coaching 60+ sales people.
established track record of large sales increases
managed a portfolio across all seed species
excellent communication skills with both customers and salesmen
extensive training in wide seed species
well known in the seed industry
managed respective area of two of the largest seed retailers in the country
Barkley Seed IncVisalia, CAresearch agronomist
responsible for managing research plots
Using my contact base for promotion and product knowledge
Lockweed Seed and GrainVisalia, CAfield representativeI had responsibilities for customer contact both wholesale and retail. Ensure trials and plots were located and managed (corn, sorghum, cotton)
Helena Chemical CoVisalia, CASeed Managerwide range of responsibilities from "coaching" 60+ sales people from central California to mid Arizona. Manage supply relations and work with supply side on pricing.
Crop Production ServiceVisalia, CASeed ManagerThe same responsibilities as above while working at Helena Chemical. large variety of responsibilities; grow the seed category number every year, manage vendor relationships and pricing, coach and guide the sales team as to direction and product performance across seed species.
College of the SequoiasVisalia, CA, usaAssociate of Arts: general education