Ashley Gonzalez

Ashley Gonzalez

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2009 - Present

Associate Team Leader

Whole Foods Market
  • Help recruit, hire, develop, mentor and motivate Whole Body Team Members.
  • Assist in providing the Whole Body Team with vision and direction.
  • Maximize productivity and efficiency through proper scheduling.
  • Help in achieving required sales, margin, expense and labor targets.
  • Lead team in fiscal period ending inventories.
  • Plan and coordinate monthly events within Whole Body Department.
  • Plan and build displays within the department.
  • Assist customers in the purchase of products.
  • Comply with all regulatory rules and regulations including DESHA, Dept of Labor, HACCP and local food and sanitation laws.
Feb 2012 - Present

Healthy Eating Specialist

Whole Foods Market

·Serve as an advocate for the company’s vision and program for healthy eating and lifestyle.

·Educate customers and team members about healthy eating.

·Develop and teach cooking classes and demonstrations, featuring vegan, vegetarian, fish, and meat-based options that support the approved pillars for the program.

·Distribute and teach educational materials provided by the Global Healthy Eating team.

·Assist in the training and development of Team Members on Healthy Eating.

·Regularly complete required continuing education health and wellness courses, required by the Global Healthy Eating Team.

Aug 2003 - Oct 2009

Server/ Trainier

Red Lobster
  • Provide customer service to parties ranging from 2 to 80.
  • Handle cash transactions up to $600 daily.
  • Calculate and report food sales daily using software DASH
  • Train new employees and communicate ideas needed to perform well.
Aug 2008 - Aug 2009

Merchandise Coordinator

Home Goods

  • Responsible for creating and implementing merchandising plans and priorities.
  • Ensure the fresh flow of merchandise from the backroom to the sales floor.
  • Ensure execution and maintenance of all merchandising standards (sizing, categorizing, signing, tickets, miss-mates, damages, recovery, directives and planograms).
  • Provide timely and courteous customer service.
  • Train store associates on proper merchandising procedures and markdowns.
  • Inform employees on what shrink is and the precautions to take in order to prevent it.


Jan 2011 - Present

Bachelor's of Science

The University of Alabama
Aug 2002 - Dec 2007

Bachelor's of Science

Jacksonville State University



Microsoft Office


Nov 2011 - Present


National Restaurant Association