James Silva


Innovative sales manager with a proven history of success in growth and development.  Background includes 8 years of sales and retail management.  Areas of expertise include:

  • New Market Development
  • New Product Launch/Development
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Professional Sales & Management

Work experience

Work experience

District Manager Mountain Region

GoWireless Inc. Mountain Region

Responsible for the opening and development and growth of 14 locations reporting directly to the Regional President.

  • Locations:
    • Identified all new locations, negotiated leases and tenant improvements working one on one with principles and vendors.
  • Staffing:
    • Recruited, trained and managed staff of 40 sales professionals and managers across region.
  • Marketing:
    • Responsible for all aspects of marketing including print, radio and direct mail.  Created and implemented a daily grassroots marketing campaign which including business-to-business sales resulting in a 25% revenue increase in the second quarter.
Oct 2006 - May 2010

District Manager Arizona

GoWireless Inc. Arizona

Responsible for recruiting, training and managing 55 sales professionals and managers for 12 locations with a focus on reaching all sales key performance indicators as well as exceeding customer expectations.

  • Staffing:
    • During first quarter of tenure, hired/trained, new and existing staff resulting in a 17% increase in revenue.
  • Locations:
    • Identified 4 new locations resulting in over $1M additional yearly revenue for Arizona market.
  • Product Development:
    • Improved PDA/Smart Phone sales by 23% by developing and implementing a program that involved vendor training as well as peer to peer mentoring.
2004 - 2005

District Manager

GoWireless Inc. New Mexico

Responsible for opening and developing the first satellite market for GoWireless Inc Desert Mountain Region in New Mexico and El Paso, TX. 

  • Locations:
    • Identified 7 locations New Mexico and El Paso Texas.  Working directly with the Regional President we handled lease negotiations and tenant improvements with principles and vendors. 
  • Staffing:
    • Recruited, trained and managed 20 sales professionals and managers. 
  • Marketing:
    • Developed a successful grassroots marketing campaign involving customer loyalty and referrals that helped produce positive revenue within first month open. 
2002 - 2004

Area Manager

GoWireless Inc. Arizona

Responsible for recruiting, training and managing a staff of 16 in a varying 4 store area.

  • Developed daily activities to bring below average locations to 120% of goal.
  • Assisted in the development of the first regional training program
  • Managed all inventory and reduced shrinkage by 42%