Summary

Exemplary record providing vision and decisive leadership in the consumer electronics business. Talent for developing high-performance sales and operations teams, making effective decisions under adverse conditions, and quickly revising tactics to achieve goals within aggressive time frames. Extensive experience with national account management, sales forecasting, inventory control, and product planning and development. Skilled at monitoring retail sales trends, making product development recommendations and pricing strategies accordingly.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2007 - Dec 2008

President

Responsible for strategic planning, sales, P & L and daily business of entire North American operation • Successfully rebuilt distribution by stabilizing customer relations. • Redesign of cordless merchandising strategy to reclaim top selling models in the CT industry as reported by NPD. • Streamlined operations for greater efficiencies relevant to business environment. • Initiated corporate responsibility programs.
Apr 2007 - Aug 2007

Director Zenith Brand

LG Electronics USA
Responsible for expanding distribution of Zenith brand digital display and digital appliances to “big box” retailers that were not strategically aligned with LG brand.
Jan 2002 - Feb 2006

Senior Vice President, Sales

Responsible for sales of $560M business with $14M advertising budget. Broad scope of responsibility included strategic planning, business development, sales forecasting, marketing, pricing, and staffing for sales through retail and distributor channels in the United States and Canada.
1996 - 1999

Regional Sales Manager

Uniden

Education

Education
1984 - 1988

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Appalachian State University