Bryan Payne

Bryan Payne

Work History

Work History

Shipping and Receiving Supervisor

Nike Stores Inc.

  • Direct supervision of shipping and receiving department.
  • Calculated and reported all merchandising needs for store.
  • Reviewed, priced, and entered into inventory all new products on a daily basis.
  • Reviewed and filed all paperwork received from corporate warehouses and other sales locations. 
Apr 2004 - Present

Retail Sales Manager

Verizon Wireless
  • Increased year over year gross sales growth in several locations over the past 7 years while lowering customer churn to 1% or lower.
  • Led several sales locations to lead the district in both high revenue data product sales and accessory sales. 
  • Developed business to business marketing, cold calling, negotiation, and closing skills within sales team.
  • Identified and pursued community resources such as the Chamber of Commerce to increase business sales and product visibility within the business community
  • Helped develop and implement new retail merchandising and pricing structure within the retail district.
  • While in Carolina/Tennessee market, help launch, merchandise, staff, and train the Verizon Wireless Circuit City kiosk program.
  • Have completed numerous trainings and seminars focusing on: productive interviewing tactics, presentation development, performance management, and project management.
Jan 2003 - Mar 2004

Retail Sales Manager

AT & T Wireless
  • Managed two sales outlets which exceeded sales quotas and year over year sales numbers on consistent basis.
  • Product tested and helped launch the new GSM cellular network.
  • Trained and supported all sales staff with the launch of new small business outbound calling program
  • Project lead in the opening of a new sales outlet in collaboration with mall facility managers including building plans, merchandising and staffing
  • Helped develop new inventory operations procedures that reduced store shrink by half.
Dec 2001 - Jan 2003

Retail Store Manager

Just For Feet Inc

  • Store was the company leader in both apparel and accessory sales.
  • Created and executed marketing/PR campaigns, including new product introductions and existing product development.
  • Identified and tracked all store merchandising and inventory needs for weekly reporting and product order placing.
Aug 2000 - Dec 2001

Retail Store Manager

Fossil Stores Inc.

  • Surpassed annual sales budget by 15% while improving store’s shrink results from 13% to 3.4%
  • Traveled to sub-standard stores in the Northeast to facilitate proper training and establish proper merchandising and operations standards
  • Facilitated weekly strategy meeting to discuss and strategize new marketing plans for all stores in the Northeast district
Jun 1998 - Aug 2000

Retail Store Manager

Champs Sports

  • Promoted with company from Assistant Manager to Store Manager.
  • Store received national recognition for being consistent top 10% sales performer in the Northeast region
  • Store was chosen as model training store for all new managers in the Northeast.

Education

Education
Aug 2008 - Present

Coursework towards Bachelor's Degree

Lone Star College
Aug 1995 - May 1996

Coursework towards Bachelor's Degree

James Madison University

Objective

Seeking a district or area sales manager position where my experience and skills will be utilized effectively for increasing profit and product sales volume by creating a dynamic team.

Interest

  • Member of National Eagle Scout Association
  • Member of Texas Young Professionals