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Training, Development, and Succession Planning
Sales, Marketing, Merchandising Strategy Execution
Leading Through Mission, Values, & Integrity
P&L Management & Strategic Business Planning

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Director, Merchandise Execution

Walmart Stores, Inc

  • Provides strategic direction for U.S. Market of perishable foods merchandise line.
  • Responsible for development and execution of business objectives working through Operations Managers to execute programs resulting in improved customer service, merchant support, and operational metrics.
  • Collaborates with Store Operations, Merchant teams, and regional and divisional teams providing recommendations and advice on merchandise strategy.
Jan 2009May 2011

Store Team Leader

Target Stores

Challenged to profitably open and operate new store 7 miles from Walmart’s World Headquarters. Mentored store managers in problem solving and driving business results. Coordinated vendor relations and centralized purchasing.

§ Accomplished goal by opening $30M store with revenues projected to be $5 million more than the average Target store.

§ Currently exceeding sales goals 6% with five direct and 150 indirect reports.

§Recognized nationally in various  publications for impact in local competitive market.

§Exceeded sales, expense, and shortage expectations two years in a row.

Mar 2006Dec 2008

Store Team Leader

Target Stores

Selected to solve significant challenges in multiple areas of under-performance in all processes at one of the top five college stores in company. Led the only Target in the area with Texas A&M’s 50,000 students. Provided strategic planning for major sales tactics and hiring for the peak months of August and December. Met budget/sales goals with eight direct and 250 indirect reports.

  • Positively impacted severely underperforming store in one year. Revenues increased 10% in the two years prior to the opening of a second Target location in the area. Stores now complimenting each other with a 35% increase in market share.
  • Achieved 100% increase in sales in August, when students returned for new school year.
  • Increased year-over-year sales by 6% and improved expense management 6% ($200K) through operational excellence.
  • Selected by district leadership as Top Performer for 3 quarters for outstanding leadership and contribution.
  • Selected by Texas A&M University to serve as a director to the Career Center Advisory Board.
Dec 1999Oct 2005

Executive Team Leader

Target Stores

Directed $8M, six-month, 24 hour/day total store remodel ensuring effective communication and planning between construction and store personnel with two direct reports, 50 Target team members and five general subcontractors. Ensured implementation of major technology projects that included staff training.

  • Completed project 8% under budget, saved 30% ($150K) in payroll costs, and finished one week ahead of schedule.
  • Increased store sales 8% through effective planning and merchandising.

Challenged to carry out special assignment for eight months troubleshooting and problem solving at underperforming stores by introducing new processes, stabilizing stores and developing operational leaders.

  • Dallas – Ran year-over-year sales increase of 7% in one store while controlling costs 10% annually with five direct reports and 50 indirect reports.
  • Houston – Challenged to open Super Target with projected revenues of $60M with four direct and 100 indirect reports.
  • Promoted to Store Team Leader in October, 2005
May 1999Dec 1999

District Manager

Public Storage, Inc.
  • Directed 8 unit managers and revenues of up to $10 million.
Sep 1996Mar 1999

District Manager

Hollywood Video
  • Opened new markets in North Carolina and South Carolina.
  • Directed up to 20 salaried managers and 200 employees throughout a  20 store market.
  • Achieved national recognition for numerous sales awards.
Sep 1993Jul 1996

District Manager

Blockbuster Video
  • Directed up to 10 salaried managers and 120 employes throughout a 10 store district.
  • District sales ranked in the top three in zone covering 20 districts.
  • District team ranked 1st in national sales contest.
Mar 1989Jan 1993

Associate/Interim Department Manager

Walmart Stores, Inc.
  • Worked through college to help fund college expenses.
  • Selected by store leadership to assist in Department Manager duties in absense of leader.


Aug 1989May 1993

Bachelor of Science

Howard Payne University
  • Communication Student of the Year, 1993
  • President, Student Activities Board, 1991-1993
  • Men's Basketball Program, 1989


Randy McKee

"Chuck has an extraordinary ability to select high quality associates, to develop them successfully and to keep them focused on activities that produce outstanding results. He communicates clearly - builds strong performing teams - and demonstrates integrity. He is focused on the "big-picture" but is also willing to get hands on if it will accelerate performance and results."

Angela Jackson

"I've had the pleasure to work with Chuck as both his supervisor and peer with the Target Corporation. In the 8 years that I've known him, he has consistently demonstrated professionalism, focus, and exceptional critical thinking. His knack for strategic planning and attention to detail enable him to excel in any retail operations environment."

Jason Caldarera

"From the moment you meet Chuck, you are struck with his professionalism, business acumen, and leadership presence. He has fierce dedication to drive financial success while elevating his team members' work experiences. Chuck's proactive, ethical, straight-forward approach is refreshing. To those he leads, he is fair and honest. To his peers and business partners, he demonstrates a keen intensity to identifying and course correcting opportunities while celebrating successes."


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Academic Affiliations

Community Organizations


Chuck is a goal oriented executive with experience developing strategies that deliver revenue and profit, operational efficiencies and exceptional customer experience through leadership of high-performing teams.

Chuck is a highly ethical, decisive coach who has been featured in numerous articles and news stories for outstanding communication and operations.  He has been recognized for his recruiting abilities as well as his skills in building community partnerships.

Through his multi-unit background, he was selected to open new markets throughout multiple states.  Chuck led his teams in achieving multiple sales contests victories on the national level.


  • Spending time with my family
  • Movies
  • University of Texas Athletics
  • Reading on Leadership, Presidential History

Organizations and Honors

  • Rogers-Lowell Chamber of Commerce - Government Affairs Committee, 2010-2011
  • Texas A&M University - Career Center Advisory Board of Directors, 2006-2009
  • Howard Payne University Alumni Association Board of Directors, 1993-1996
  • Boy Scouts of America, Eagle Scout Award, 1989