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Shirley UmamotoTop Caliber Sales Leader

A highly experienced Sales Leader with over 26 years in the sales arena, Shirley Umamoto focuses her core competencies on New Business Development and Market Expansion.  As a strategic team player, Shirley helps her clients with her warm people skills and adds extreme value to all relationships. It is her strong belief to create lasting client bonds to generate and sustain goodwill.

Her roadmap to success began when she started her career in Salinas, California as the Store Manager for Tandy-Name Brand Electronic. Here, Shirley Umamoto honed her expertise in mentoring and developing sales staff through innovative methodologies and effective sales strategies. This has earned her various accolades including Top Store Manager as well as the store's recognition as being the top store in the nation for profitability for 3 consecutive years.

Shirley then became the Sales Leader for Circuit City in Salinas, wherein she successfully contributed in establishing a leading sales crew. This is where Circuit City maximized profitability and sales targets in this department through her leadership and development of her sales staff. Data analysis and trend awareness also helped Shirley in achieving her individual and organizational objectives.

Recently being the Area Sales Leader of Insphere in San Jose, Shirley Umamoto spearheaded the consistent profitability and growth of this insurance company wherein she has dedicated herself to for more than 18 years.  Her best practices have been adopted by the national sales team she handled which consisted of more than 2,500 agents.  She was also highly acclaimed for numerous recognitions and achievements during her tenure at Insphere. These milestones include being the Top Sales Leader and Producer. Also, she was awarded Presidents Council Winner and National Recognition for team production for 16 years in a row. Shirley Umamoto has been Number One in the Nation in 2010 in various sales categories, also being the top in team production in the Western Region for 16 years.

Shirley Umamoto has been admired and respected by her peers for being a confident and seasoned Sales Leader. They have voted her as 1 of 16 Sales Leaders to be a foundation for learning the strategies and fundamentals of Sales & Marketing in 2011.  Learning is a never-ending experience, and Shirley continues to develop herself with Management Courses and ongoing training such as Leadership and Team Building, Managing Effective Relationships and Public Speaking.