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Sales Manager

Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Posted:
January 09, 2022

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Grant Kitchens

**** ***** ******* ***** *** Vegas Nevada 89117

Cell: 405-***-**** – adpvh5@r.postjobfree.com - linkedin.com/in/grant-kitchens-a77b458b

Sales Manager with Consulting and Vendor Management experience

Account manager with 25+ years of experience managing sales opportunities.

Detail oriented with experience managing multiple customers and projects concurrently.

Strong organizational and personal skills.

Effective communicator.

Experienced with trade shows, cold calling and managing long-term customer relationships.

Skills:

Account Management

Vendor Management

Customer Relationships

Funnel Management

Marketing

Trade Show set up and strategy

Product Launches

Upselling

Consultative Selling

Forecasting

Mentoring

Professional Experience:

Dillard’s., Summerlin, NV March 2014 – July 2021

Sales Manager

Joined Dillard’s in 2014 as a Men’s Business sales consultant specializing in high end men’s attire.

Assisted high profile customers with product selection.

Developed sales strategy to expand market share for the new Dillard’s location in Summerlin, NV.

Responsible for hiring and managing store personnel.

PC Innovations, Inc., Edmond, OK January 2001 – March 2014

Account Manager / IT Consultant

Joined PC Innovations as lead Account Manager for the Oklahoma and North Texas area. Managed accounts spanning grocery, hospitality, retail, education and many other markets. Responsible for hunting, maintaining long term relationships and deal closing.

Awarded Charter School IT Grant 3 consecutive years resulting in 50% increased revenue.

Maintained long term relationships with key accounts spanning 2 decades.

Managed relationships with vendors such as HP, Dell, AT&T, PAR Tech, Apple and Microsoft.

Key Achievements:

2012 Awarded POS opportunity for 75 whole store rollout for Taco Mayo Inc.

2011 Awarded IT contract for relocation and deployment of 300 systems and servers for HOPE Community Services.

2005 Received Reseller status with Medisoft Practice Management.

2002 Awarded long term IT contract for SeeWorth Academy in Oklahoma City.

Alliant Food Service, Inc., Oklahoma City, OK 1999 – 2001

Territory Account Manager

Joined Alliant Food Service as Account Manager for Central Oklahoma area. Managed QSR, fast casual and table service hospitality accounts. Responsible for market share growth, product launches, forecasting, funnel management and maintaining long term accounts.

Keeth & Associates., Oklahoma City, OK 1990 – 1999

Account Executive

Joined Keeth & Associates as Account Executive responsible for managing the South Central US region. Responsible for managing key accounts including hospitality customers and regional distributors. Managed trade shows for regional food service distributors such as Kraft Foods, Sysco, US Foods and Ben E. Keith.

Education: Western Governors University BS Business Administration 2021 - Current



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