Kyle Brown

  • Washington DC

Team Leader / Whole Foods MArket


Team Leader with four years of retail experience leading and training a strong team, conceptualizing and deploying departmental changes, analyzing and acting on raw sales data to make positive impacts with customers and vendors, executing weekly and monthly promotions, and training and mentoring a team of buyers and team members on 4 sub-teams.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - Present

Whole Body Team Leader

Whole Foods Market

Led the best executed team at the Georgetown store for 2014. Second in YOY growth in FY 2014. Executed multiple department resets that have resulted in over 8% boost in vitamins sales. Lead team in all aspects of business working towards successful YOY department growth above the store average and exceeding margin targets.

Aug 2013 - Jul 2014

Associate Team Leader

Whole Foods Market

Top 10 team in the region for total KPI-number 1 in sales growth vs the store. Trained and mentored the buyers on our team, increasing sales while also making margin targets. Developed sales goals and forecasts based on daily analysis. Negotiated deals with vendors for large promotions and in store events.

Nov 2012 - Aug 2013

Grocery Buyer, Dairy Buyer

Whole Foods Market

Established and maintained vendor relationships. Created and purchased for bi-weekly and seasonal promotions. Controlled inventory levels through analyzing sales data and making smart purchasing decisions.

May 2010 - Aug 2010

Management Trainee Intern

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Created marketing strategies to successfully increase the fleet of our branch. Monitored and presented weekly financial results for the branch. Used direct sales to sell a range of insurance products to customers.


Aug 2006 - May 2011

Miami University

Bachelors of Science

Management and Organizations



Microsoft Office

Strong with Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Project Managemewnt

Large promotions, department resets, cross- merchandising, and new store developent.

Mentoring and Training

I lead by example and give my team members every chance possible to build on their knowledge.

Financial Analysis

Daily analysis of sales data from the store level all the way down to the item level.

Vendor Relations

Work with vendors to increase promotional deals.


Four years of purchasing experience on three teams.