Steve Chancellor

Summary

OBJECTIVE:  To gain new program business and strengthen existing business as Territory Sales Manager with KLN Steel Products, utilizing a strong track record of consistent sales growth through effective and dynamic territory sales management.

Sales & Marketing VP, Trained retail manager / merchandiser, Warehouse & Distribution, Direct Import Manager.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2007 - Present

Tradesman

Rebuilding Design, Inc.

In January of 2007 I was approached by a close friend who was taking some time off from hislifelong work as a minister. I decided to join him for 1 - 2 years in the construction business. I'veparticipated in all phases of residential remodel as well as new construction, from architectrendering to finished product.

Strong skill set used in this business partnership includes nearly all phases of residential remodel and new construction - flooring, fencing, decking, electrical, plumbing, installing appliances, installing / replacing all bathroom fixtures, lighting, drywall, stone and concrete, painting and even landscaping.

Jul 2004 - Jan 2007

Senior Broker - Sales & Marketing

Silvaris Corporation

At this time I was recruited for a lucrative position with Silvaris Corporation. Silvaris is NorthAmerica’s leading wholesale provider of industrial wood products and surplus building materials.I was responsible for an account base of several dozen customer's, focusing extensively on Portland based  Fred Meyer / Kroger, and brokered product on behalf of Weyerhaeuser, Louisiana Pacific, Huber, Canfor, Kwikset, Liberty Hardware, Ryobi, McCulloch, Newell / Rubbermaid and many others.

Apr 1993 - Jul 2004

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Progressive Marketing Inc. / Servmark Inc.

As co-owner and Vice President, I oversaw all company activity in the States of Oregon,California, Arizona, Utah and Idaho. I was solely responsible for negotiation of all manufacturerprograms with Fred Meyer Inc. / Kroger, Albertson's, Bi Mart, Fry's Food, QFC, and many others. Thisbusiness was conducted between myself and corporate Buyers, Vice Presidents, and ChiefExecutives of the aforementioned retailers.

Nov 1992 - Apr 1993

Sales & Marketing Associate

Don Tripp & Associates

In 1992 I was recruited to join one of Fred Meyer's founding Senior VP's who was one of 5 whoorchestrated Fred Meyer's initial IPO. After six months he was encouraged to take over, as Chairman & CEO,a large Portland based retail chain, Sprouse Reitz. At that time it was his decision to close ourmanufacturer's agent firm. Mr. Tripp then put me in a position with Progressive Marketing, Inc. / Sermvark, Inc.

May 1982 - Nov 1992

Corporate Buyer / Communicator

Fred Meyer / Kroger

Graduated with honors from Fred Meyer's extensive Business Management training course in 1984 androse quickly through the ranks acheiving Store Manager position. In 1990 I was recruited for acorporate level buying office position where I was responsible for the merchandising of all newstores from blueprint to store fixture layout to merchandising to Grand Opening. This position was within the corporate buying unit.

Education

Education
Sep 1978 - Jun 1982

High School Diploma

Portland Christian High School

Graduated with Honors with a General Diploma - Cumulative GPA 3.5

Skills

Skills

Sales & Marketing - Durable Goods

Computer

Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook - Adobe Acrobat Reader, etc.

Management

Formally trained by Fred Meyer / Kroger in business management - responsibilities with Kroger included all aspects of Profit and Loss management, hiring, firing, and training, sales, merchandising standards, inventory control, all aspects of team leadership, product knowledge, cash control....all resulting in profound customer service.

Customer Service

Customer service is at the heart of any corporate success

Team member / Team leader

Oral & Written communication