Highly driven professional looking to further career in Business Management, Development and working with people. Throughout an exciting and ever changing 24 year career with Walmart (beginning when I was 19 years old) I have proven to be upward mobile, having been promoted over 20 times combined in the hourly associate and salary ranks. Working with the world's largest retailer and having managed North and East Texas' highest sales and net profit location at over $140m and $13.7m respectively, I have gained experience that has made me knowledgeable, successful, and valuable. A management experience that few possess.
Proven leader with history of personal growth and promotions. Have held over 20 jobs with Walmart and have been promoted out of each of them. Path has led me to ultimately managing Walmart's largest volume sales and profit location in DFW and East Texas, and routinely overseeing all aspects of $100m dollar operations. Recently recruited to attend Walmart's premiere training course, "Walton Institute" in order to prepare for the next level promotion; Market Director. Selected to be a facilitator in Market Development series, a course with objective and fact based training and support. Selected to serve on a panel which names new Store Managers by interviewing, vetting, and testing applicants.
Managed sales transactions with a revenue stream of $80m annually. Created and directed sales team training and development programs. Monitored customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts.
Instrumental in the restructuring and retraining of three failing store locations. Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory. Instrumental in streamlining associate base by increasing associate productivity and maximizing management efficiency. Developed and shared best practices across the company, including training and development, mentor programs, freight movement and stocking logistics, merchandising best practices, and compliance programs.
Held over 16 job titles in my time as an hourly associate. Always granted added responsibility which displayed my upward mobility. Managed several safety teams and merchandising groups. Entrusted with facility keys and codes. Demonstrated that customers come first by serving them with a sense of urgency. Verified that all merchandising standards were maintained on a daily basis. Opened and closed stores, including counting cash, opening and closing cash registers and creating staff assignments.
Abilene Christian gave me a quality education as well as my most valuable gift, my wife of 19 years, and our two children.
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