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Resume of Tom Prinkkila

Maple Grove, Minnesota, 55311, United States
March 27, 2008
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Tom J. Prinkkila

Objective To obtain a career in sales and management that allows me to demonstrate my experience and the ability to succeed.


Jan. 2008 A-1 Metro Staffing

Account Representative

▪ Contact manufactures and companies that have a need for

temporary or permanent workers.

▪ Negotiate contracts and compensations.

2006- 2007 Coit

Commercial and Residential Estimator

▪ Sell commercial and residential account restoration and cleaning services.

▪ Achieved all sales goals and have been awarded bonuses on each

each quarter sales.

2004-2005 BFI - Allied Waste Systems

Major Account Representative

▪ Sold solid waste & recycling services commercially.

▪ Sold new accounts based on contract negotiation.

1998-2004 Guest Supply, Inc.

Territory Manager

▪ Successfully opened new accounts, maintained and expanded volume in

order to keep accounts active.

 Average of 12 new accounts per quarter.

 Division of Sysco Corporation

1994-1998 Precision Foods

Regional Sales Manager

 Recruited, hired, trained and developed sales force for 8 state Midwest region.

 Implemented successful budget forecasts to establish individual sales and profit objectives.

 Developed effective sales plans and facilitated company sales meetings.

 Taught time management seminars, account penetration, and new account development.

1992-1994 Sysco Corporation

Sales / Marketing Associate

 Increased sales by 66% ($780,000 to $1,300,000) within 1 year.

 Promoted to National Sales Account Sales Representative.

 Achieved most new accounts 2 times.

Other Experience

1989-1991 John Sexton & Company

Regional Manager

 Hired, developed, and managed sales force for assigned territories.

 Effectively developed sales plans, and implemented sales quotas for a sales force of nine sales representatives.

 Successfully executed and facilitated company sales meetings utilizing outside vendors and sales representatives with an expertise in product knowledge, time management, territory management, account penetration and new account development.

 Conducted formal performance reviews, and counseled employees on areas requiring improvement.

Education ▪ St. Cloud State University

B.A. Sociology, Minor Coaching

Professional Skills


 Self-reliant, responsible, and results oriented professional.

 On par with all customers, business contacts, and company associates.

 Budget, decision-making, and conflict resolution expertise.

 Experience in methods to increase company sales growth.

 Salesman of the Year 3 times.

▪ Earned Gross Profit Award 6 times