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District Manager

Location:
Eldridge, Iowa, 52748, United States
Posted:
January 04, 2018

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GARY L. PHIPPS

*** **** ****** ***** ********, Iowa 52748 563-***-**** ac3wph@r.postjobfree.com

SENIOR EXECUTIVE

SUMMARY

Senior executive with verifiable year-after-year success achieving revenue, profit and market growth objectives. A strategic-thinking leader, with demonstrated experience in leading sales, sales forecasting and business development. Produces innovative practices to greatly increase revenue, reduce expenses and increases profitability. A self-motivated professional that empowers cross-functional teams to meet and exceed corporate objectives and goals. Authorized critical decisions to benefit the financial position of the company and obtain lasting results. An innovative team player, who thinks outside of the box and continuously, exceeds company expectations.

EXPERIENCE

WAL-MART STORES, INC., Davenport, Iowa

Market Manager, 2006-2017

District Manager, 2005-2006

Directed eight to twelve high volume retail stores and 6 to 8 auto care centers with total sales volume above $750,000,000 located in the Eastern Iowa Region. Guided and advised 10 store managers, 125 salaried managers and 3,600 hourly associates to consistently outperform company expectations. Mentored store managers in creating effective business strategies, which would meet the needs of their individual communities, as well as align with the company’s operational metrics and financial expectations. Developed innovative and cost-effective solutions to continually grow the business and to enhance customer satisfaction and loyalty. Responsible for market P&L results and increasing market share yearly.

Exceeded market sales volume plan by 2% in 2016 growing sales to over $750 million.

Accelerated market e-commerce and pick up today sales by 40% in 2017.

Orchestrated four successful online grocery additions in 2017 creating over $3.5 million in additional sales through November of 2017.

Surpassed market customer satisfaction goals by 8bps in 2017 by establishing market wide customer service best practices.

Implemented an hourly retention plan that reduced associate turnover by 12% in 2017.

Consistently acknowledge for outstanding market financial performance year over year.

Promoted 4 store managers, 3 co-managers and 17 assistant mangers in 2017 by developing key individual talent and implementing strategic replacement plans for the total market that increases effectiveness, builds diversity and enhances overall bench strength.

Built and sustained an environment where adherence and re-enforcement of the highest standards of integrity and ethics are the norm.

Redesigned and successfully helped launch and complete 4 store remodel projects in 2016.

GARY L. PHIPPS

724 11th Street Court Eldridge, Iowa 52748 563-***-**** ac3wph@r.postjobfree.com

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

District Manager, Effingham, Illinois, 2001-2005.

Prepared, justified, and administers budgets in accordance with company goals and strategies for a team of 6 store managers with total P & L responsibility.

Created business plans that aligned with company goals to ensure district and company success.

Reviewed operational records and reports of store managers to project sales and to determine store profitability.

Analyzed marketing potential of new and existing store locations and recommended additional sites and deletion of existing area stores.

Interviewed and selected individuals to fill managerial vacancies.

Spearheaded 5 store remodels projects and 1 store relocation.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

e-Cornell University

Change leadership

Business Leadership Skills

High Performance leadership

Managing for Execution

Leading High Performance Teams

University of Arkansas Walton School of Business

Fairfield Iowa High School

AWARDS

Received Market Manager of the Quarter Awards in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

Divisional One Percent Club Award in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2015

Region 41 District Manager of the Year in 2005

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Hope Lodge Iowa City

Children's Miracle Network

Special Olympics

Great River Food Bank

Junior Achievement

Dad's Club Youth Sports Coach

Quad Cities Arts Christmas Festival of Trees

GARY L. PHIPPS

724 11th Street Court Eldridge, Iowa 52748 563-***-**** ac3wph@r.postjobfree.com

REFERENCES

Former Supervisor

Gregg Treadway Former Regional Vice President Walmart Stores Inc. 1-615-***-**** (Work)

Email ac3wph@r.postjobfree.com

Direct Reports

Dan Cosner Walmart Store Manager Davenport, Iowa 1-563-***-****

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Tony Flemming Walmart Store Manager Iowa City, Iowa 1-563-***-****

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Wally Harding Walmart Store Manager Dubuque, Iowa 1-563-***-****

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Vickie Athas Walmart Market Field Market Assistant 1-262-***-****

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Personal

Dan Collins Director at Grand Haven Retirement Community 563-***-****

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ADDITIONAL REFERENCES AVAILABLE AT https://www.linkedin.com/in/gary-phipps-98b5022b



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