F'04 Sales Extravaganza #1 Sales Representative in San Antonio Division
F'01 Hershey President's Cup Winner
F'99 "Circle of Excellence" Salesman of the Year(Western Area)
Sales Representative, 01/2007
to Current Nestle – Glendale,
CA Responsible for distribution and marketing of all Nestle products at Wal-Mart and Targets in Austin Tx. Sold secondary displays and made sure all comics were up. Also worked in new items and fixed distribution voids.
Sales Representative, 01/2003
to 01/2006 Star Tobacco, Inc. – Virginia Sell and Merchandise Star Tobacco products; managing a 500 store territory. Introduced new products and promotions to tobacco distributors in Austin area.
Sales Representative, 01/2001
to 01/2002 Hershey Food Company – Hershey,
PA Merchandised and sold Hershey candy line to Wal-Mart and HEB stores in the Austin Market. Also, called on the district managers of Wal-Mart using sell thru reports to show opportunities to increase sales, for Hershey and Wal-Mart.
Account Executive/Sales representative, 06/1984
to 04/2000 Pillsbury – Minneapolis,
MN Responsible for distribution and marketing of all Pillsbury products at HQ accounts and retail stores. I was an account executive at Brookshire Brothers and Brenham Wholesale. Achievements included a 20% growth in sales at Brookshire Brothers. Worked closely with store managers to ensure premium product placement and promotion. Managed a sales territory comprised of 76 stores, ranging from College Station to San Angelo. Set demos for new products and holiday items, including writing and setting ads. Trained new employees on territory responsibilities and priorities. Self-starter, highly motivated, and fiscally responsible with all company property including company car.
1981 University of Texas - Austin,