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Manager Sales

Jacksonville, Florida, United States
January 09, 2017

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Thomas Russell


Goals: Continue to grow my years of experience in many fields of management.

I’ve worked for many top companies as a senior trading and procurement manager. I developed business as a buyer for facilities and selling to customers. Developed industry standard procedures of risk management for positions and profitability for these companies. I acquired skills in management of personnel, logistics, and product distribution. I have developed business with in companies and have a solid background budgeting and bottom line results.

Work Experience

AG Pricing 13401 Sutton Park Dr. S. Jacksonville FL 32224 10/09- Present

Owner Manager: My business is a consultant to Agriculture customers. I identify new markets, derivatives, and risk management to the industry. I consult on procurement from domestic and international suppliers for these customers. I share my broad management skills to focus on profitably. Over my years I have developed the “art” of contract negotiations, budgets, and focus of growth of these business.

Pacific Ethanol 400 Capitol Mall Suite 2060 Sacramento CA. 95814 7/04 – 10-09

Procurement Manager: My responsibilities include purchasing commodities for five company facilities in Stockton CA, Boardman OR., Burley ID., and Madera CA. as well as a joint venture facility in Windsor CO. My duties included commodity derivatives, railroad freight contracts, logistics, and positioning. I had procurement authority as high as 50 million dollars per contract.

JD Heiskell Co. 116 West Cedar Street Tulare CA 93274 1999 -2004

Procurement Manager: Managed positions in commodities for their six feed mills

( Pixley CA– Tulare CA - Ontario CA, Ferndale WA - Granger WA. Wendel ID). I was responsible for positioning these commodities as well as providing risk management. My responsibilities included management of sales and invoicing staff.

Intergraded Grain and Milling 2020 Southeast Ave. Fresno California 93721 Division of Zacky Farms 1993 – 1999

Procurement and Sales Manager: My responsibility was to develop from a trading and processing business to the dairy industry. I managed traders and salesmen for commodity processing and sales business. Maintained profitable business and growth each year. I had procurement and sales authority of 25 million per contract.

Wilber Ellis Co. 345 California St. San Francisco California 94104 1990 – 1993

Regional Manager: My responsibilities were to continue to develop Wilbur Ellis trading company thru trading commodities to based customers. I managed their Fresno CA. office.

Scoular Grain Company Fresno Ca. 1985– 1990

Senior Commodity Manager. My responsibilities were to develop a new trading commodity business. Maintain a profit and loss statement quantified by accounting. Develop a hedging position to protect profitability. Built a new profitable commodity business which inspired company to start a new division.

Education: Graduated from Oregon State University with a B.S. Business Administration


Doug Dickson- was my immediate boss from Pacific Ethanol through Wilber Ellis Co. We were both courted by each new company to bring our expertise to their program and each decision was made for personal financial reasons. His number is 559-***-****

Randy Jones Penny Newman Grain Co. 2408 E. Clareton Way Fresno CA 559-***-****

Jorge Magallanes 823 West Hollyvale St. Glendora CA. 626-***-****

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