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Sales Manager

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
75,000 +
March 06, 2018

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James E. Peacock, Jr

Top Performing Sales Manager

Team Builder – Educator – Coach – Recruiter

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Refined relationship-building skills and experience working collaboratively with customer-facing sales staff, driving results by nurturing a people-focused culture.

History of orchestrating successful sales strategies and marketing initiatives designed to increase revenue. Strong background in retail sales.

Store and branch management, operations oversight, and inventory planning experience, with over ten years in progressive roles with large national chains.


General Manager

Wilsons Leather, Concord, NC, Present

Led an underperforming team to become a consistent top performer. General Manager

Ross, Concord, NC, 2016–2017

Successfully recruited top leadership and talent resulting in strong financial, operating, and team leadership performance. Currently responsible for 4 managers and 65-plus employees.

• Increased profit amid tough economic pressures.

• Reduced absenteeism 47% and turnover 35% with strategies to recruit, train, and retain high-quality employees.

• Reduced Inventory Shrinkage by 1% in six months through implementing loss prevention initiatives.

General Manager, Multiple Store Locations

The Children’s Place (Charlotte and Concord, NC), 2014–2016 Coached and led the largest store in the nation with 5 mangers and 100 employees. Educated customers on products and provided customized solutions for increased sales. Drove growth by focusing on teamwork, customer service, merchandising, and inventory shrinkage control.

• Successfully opened a new store which resulted in promotion.

• Led team out of a declining trend through leadership development.

• Motivated team to become a top performer in the district.

• Cut operating budget 13% cost-saving initiatives.

• Reduced Inventory Shrinkage by 2.5%.

Four Years of Mortgage Sales and Management

Branch Manager, Account Executive and Mortgage Broker

• Consistent top producer in the Eastern United States Region.

• Developed telemarketing program, responsible for hiring, training and coaching.

• Personally originated $8.6 million within a six-month period. 2041 White Cedar Lane

Waxhaw, NC 28173



Professional Skills

Sales Training and Coaching

Sales Team Supervision

Relationship Building

New Account Development

Presentations & Proposals

Complex Negotiations

Closing Strategies

Lead Qualification

Financial Planning

Profit Analysis

Inventory Shrinkage Control

Merchandising Standards

POS Software


• Financial responsibility

to $9 million.

• Achieved record sales in

multiple markets up to 28%

sales growth.

• Recruited, trained and

promoted 20-plus leaders.

• 10-year proven sales

growth track record.

• Gold Council Award 2009 –

Number One in the entire

company – American Eagle

Outfitters for comp.



Bachelor of Science (in progress)

Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

Diploma (Masters Level) 1998

Grace Theological Seminary

Winona Lake, IN

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