I have 40+ years in the retail Supermarket Industry in both food and non food categories.
I have managed over 1,000 employees in my career and promoted many of them to higher positions. Motivated Retail Sales Manager with a well-established knowledge of store operations and improving revenue growth. Seeking an opportunity to bring further success to an organization by cultivating a customer-focused environment.
Store display managementTeam leadership
Staff oversightStrong lead development skills
Policies and proceduresExcellent negotiating tactics
Financial goalsIssue resolution
Oral and written communicationRelationship building
Recruiting and hiringReport writing
MerchandizingSales force training
Business developmentCompetitive product reviews
Proficient in [Technology]Community involvement
Talent managementClient meetings
Strategies and goalsUpsell opportunities
Employee mentoringCross-functional collaboration
Customer relationshipsPersuasive communication
Coordinating paperworkExcellent communication skills
12/2003 to Current
Retail Unit Leader
Nestle Wates North America Corpus Christi, TX For 2018:
My retail team produced $17, 682, 000 in net net sales to include 15 million cases at HEB Supermarkets and 2,145 display ready pallets of assorted water in Walmart stores in South Texas.
I have been a manager with Nestle Waters for 15 years in South Texas. I previously was the water department manager for 10 years through various brokerage companies in San Antonio beginning with Perrier Group of America that became Nestle Waters ( by title) in 2000.
My team and I transitioned to Nestle directly in December 2003.
I received a retirement separation package that takes effect March 9th. I choose, however to continue to work and utilize my knowledge of the food industry that spans 40 years.
03/1990 to 09/1999
Retail Non Foods Supervisor
Crossmark Brokerage Company San Antonio, TX
I was retail superisor with sales representatives that called on HEB food stores in San Antonio and South Texas.
Our major accounts were Faberge~, Smith Kline Beecham, Rayovac, Conwood / Hot Shot Insecticides, Alcon and Allergan eyecare.
Team was responsible for over 300 items in HEB.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
High School Diploma
St. Mary's University San Antonio, TX
Left college to become a member of the United States Army in June, 1970 January 1972.
Combat Medic in Viet Nam .
4th and 25th Infantry. Rank Specialist 4 th class.
Have certifications for time management courses, numerous seminars, employee negotiating, 4C sales presentations and mentor in safety training.