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Sales Manager

Vance, Alabama, United States
May 30, 2017

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Ralph Frederick Ritter, Jr.

**** ***** ***** *** • Birmingham, Alabama 35242

Cell 205-***-**** •


HD Supply – San Diego, CA 2011 to present

Field Area Representative – Birmingham, AL

Responsible for calling on multi-housing and government accounts

Providing solutions and savings to customers and presenting the business technology of company

Increase of market share of 18% in 2012

Above sales plan every year with growth in both market and profitability

Active in local association and trade shows

STAMP Program 2015

Barnes Distribution – Cleveland, Ohio 2007 to 2011

Business Development Specialist – Northern Alabama

Duties Include calling on prospective clients to present vendor management inventory system and the

Benefits of efficient cost savings and value to all types of maintenance departments.

Using cold call techniques, accomplished 145% to plan 2007

Top 5 Business Development Specialist in the company the last two years

Managed 5 sales professionals

Marietta Drapery and Window Covering – Marietta, Georgia 2004 to 2007

Territory Sales Manager – Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana

Duties include calling on prospective clients in multi-housing and hospitality industries, as well as working with designers and contractors to supply all types of window treatments and bed coverings.

• Using cold call techniques, increased sales from $207,000 to over $1 million in less than three years

• Increased fourth quarter 2006 sales by 147%, and annually by 268%

• Twice awarded Eagles Club for most calls made in one month (02/07 and 11/06)

Granada Brokerage – Birmingham, Alabama 1997 to 2003

Sales Manager – Alabama

Responsible for all Alabama ABC Board stores, representing Seagrams wine and spirits products.

• Trained and managed four sales people, monitoring sales volume, profitability, promotions, displays, and customer base

• Increased sales volume in excess of 2.5%

Fruit Distributing Company – Mobile, Alabama 1990 to 1997

Territory Sales Manager – Florida Panhandle

Prospected, solicited, and sold perishable products to restaurants and other food outlets in a rapidly developing tourist area.

• Responsible for arranging bulk deliveries, implementing cost control analysis, and manning trade shows as necessary

• With annual sales of approximately $2 million, increased market share by 12% with over 100 accounts


Auburn University, 1989

B.A. Degree in Marketing; Minor in Graphic Design

Professional and Civic Affiliations:

• Asbury United Methodist Church Board

• Brown Bag Ministry

Angel Food Ministry

Missions In Action

References Available Upon Request

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