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Work experience

Jun 2016Present

Team Leader, Prepared Foods

Whole Foods Market, Brooklyn, NY

- Lead team of more than 50 employees, including Supervisors, purchasers, receivers, cooks and front-of-house team members in line with company core values, driving sales and ensuring exceptional customer experience.

- Coordinate purchasing, production and scheduling in accordance with Regional guidelines to meet profitability goals.

- Analyze sales, margin, shrink, and labor reports; strategize and implement systems to more efficiently control inventory and meet financial objectives.

- Conduct yearly performance reviews of all team members as well as giving regular feedback and corrective action when necessary.

- Perform all recruitment tasks for team, including interviewing, hiring, and ensuring successful training of new hires.

- Successfully and quickly adapt to unexpected changes in business patterns associated with the unpredictabilities of new store openings.

Jun 2014Jun 2016

Associate Team Leader, Prepared Foods

Whole Foods Market, Albany/Westchester/New York/Long Island, NY

- Assisted Team Leaders in all management functions, ensuring financial objectives were met and organizing team efficiently.

- Trained Supervisors and team members to ensure productivity standards were met; identified and mentored exceptional individuals for potential advancement.

- Coordinated purchasing, production and scheduling in accordance with Regional guidelines to meet profitability goals.

- Transferred locations throughout New York City, Westchester, and Long Island frequently at request of Regional Leadership to support teams during critical times.

Oct 2011Jun 2014

Deli/Seafood Manager

Hannaford Bros., Guilderland, NY

- Organized and coordinated all functions of deli and seafood departments to ensure delivery of a superior customer experience and positive financial performance.

- Ensured complete execution of company standard practices.

- Performed daily orders and monthly inventories with the goal of providing full variety at all times while minimizing waste and maximizing profit margin.
- Provided corrective action and performance counseling to employees.

Jun 2006Oct 2011

Assistant Deli Manager

Hannaford Bros., Milton, NY

- Performance of all management functions, including ordering, inventories, schedule creation, and organizing all daily functions of customer service and food production.

- Acted as a liaison between associates and manager - helping associate concerns be heard while maintaining a strong support system for management.

Education

Regent's Diploma

Mayfield High School, Mayfield, NY

Graduated 2005