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Work experience

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 2004Present

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 2003Mar 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 2001Jan 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 2000Dec 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 1998Aug 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

Aug 2008Present

Coursework towards Bachelor's Degree

Lone Star College
Aug 1995May 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