Elisha Taleton

Elisha Taleton

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Present

Store Manager

CVS/Pharmacy

■​Hands-on management of all aspects of store operations for the second largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., and a Fortune 500 company, including developing and implementing sales plans to achieve defined goals

■​Managed a team of 10 personnel, with responsibilities in hiring, training, scheduling, motivating and evaluating

■​Administered cash office, including counting and verifying deposits and resolving overages/shortages

■​Managed perishable and non-perishable inventory, including ensuring shelves properly stocked, maintaining inventory control, controlling shrinkage, limiting waste, and ordering seasonal/regular inventory

■​Oversaw merchandising throughout store, ensuring plan-a-grams completed accurately and on time

Jul 2011 - Jan 2013

Store Manager

Ross Dress for Less

■​Direct all aspects of store operations for the third largest off-price retailer in the U.S., a Fortune 500 Company

■​Manage and supervise 30 to 40 personnel, with responsibility for hiring, training, motivating and evaluating

■​Develop and implement Individual Development Plans to facilitate advancement of high-potential associates

■​Maintain comprehensive P&L accountability, including administering payroll budget and accounts payable, overseeing cash office, reviewing and verifying deposits, and reviewing and analyzing P&L statements

■​Create and implement sales plan, including setting goals and objectives, and analyzing individual sales

■​Oversee merchandising throughout store, in addition to presentation/housekeeping of store

■​Maintain accurate inventory accountability to manage proper stock levels and control shrink

■​Consistently surpass performance goals regarding sales, inventory, payroll and customer service

■​Achieved award for Lowest Employee Turnover

Apr 2001 - Feb 2009

Store Manager

http://www.goodysonline.com

■​Administered all day-to-day operations with complete accountability for attainment of P&L goals

■​Managed a team of up to 45 personnel, including supervising, hiring, training, motivating and evaluating

■​Administered payroll budget, accounts payable and cash office, in addition to reviewing and verifying deposits

■​Developed and implemented strategies to achieve sales plan, including setting goals and objectives

■​Supervised all visual merchandising, and oversaw all aspects of cleanliness/housekeeping of store

■​Maintained accurate inventory accountability to ensure proper stock levels and control shrink

■​Achieved award for Top Sales among all stores in District for 2009

May 2008 - Nov 2008

Operations/ Human Resource Manager

Kohls

■​Led, managed and supervised team of 65 to 80 associates for one of the leading retail organizations in the U.S., and a Fortune 500 company, with responsibility for recruiting and hiring, training and development, scheduling, counseling, conducting performance evaluations, and managing payroll budget to control costs

■​Directed all aspects of front-end operations, in addition to stockroom, and overseeing facility maintenance

■​Managed inventory and merchandising, and led pricing/mark-down team to ensure meeting sales goals

■​Created and implemented sales plan, including setting goals and objectives, and analyzing individual sales

Jun 1998 - Aug 2008

Store Manager

Goody's Family Clothing

■​Performed duties and responsibilities parallel to Store Manager position listed above with this company

■​Earned awards for Best Customer Service from 2002 to 2008

■​Achieved recognition for opening Most New Credit Card Accounts in 2004

Jun 1998 - Oct 2001

Store Development Operations Manager

Goody's Family Clothing

■​Installed and programmed new store registers, and installed computers, networking hubs and printers

■​Trained managers on opening/closing procedures and trained store staff of computer and register software

■​Performed training of new Store Development Operations Managers as they came on board

Nov 1992 - Oct 2000

Crew Chief

Marine Corps Reserves
Aug 1993 - Apr 1998

Computer Operator

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Peoplesoft

Kronos Timekeeper

Microsoft Office