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Professional Profile
Self-motivated food industry sales manager with significant years of relevant experience, related proficiencies and a background in marketing, brand management, and merchandising. Detail–oriented individual who exemplifies professionalism, and an ability to manage multiple projects and tasks at any given moment. Demonstrated history of successful financial management, while providing high-quality customer service and a positive company image. Highlighted leadership qualities and the ability to work with and manage individuals from varying backgrounds, while promoting team values. Driven partner eager for professional growth, increased responsibility, and the opportunity to leverage extensive technical knowledge and expertise within the performance-based work culture of a growing organization.

Professional Experience
Krafty Kuisine (New York, NY) 11/2010 – Present
Vice President of Sales
• Successfully launched Krafty Kuisine, a manufacturer of high end appetizers, into the wholesale food service industry
• Hired and managed 6 food service brokers in the New York, Philadelphia, New England, and Florida markets
• Designed and implemented a distribution network of more than 10 distributors in less than 6 months
• Generated strong sales and brand awareness through networking, tradeshow advertising, marketing efforts, and other tactics
• Attended broker and distributor sales meetings for education and training on Krafty Kuisine products
• Performed in-house test marketing of new products and devised alternative marketing techniques to broaden product appeal
• Managed sales, marketing, and customer service staff ensuring profitable and professional operations

Thermafreeze (Red Bank, NJ) 09/2009 – 11/2010
National Sales Manager
• Designed and implemented a comprehensive sales and marketing strategy for a retail manufacturer of alternative ice products
• Successfully led the conversion from a commercial manufacturer to a retail manufacturer
• Established a national tier 1 independent broker network resulting in significantly enhanced corporate reach and revenues
• Trained brokers and salespeople in sales and marketing best practices, presentation techniques, and product information
• Organized national tradeshows to introduce ThermaFreeze to supermarkets, mass merchandisers, and the drug store industry
• Devised and successfully executed strategies for product image, branding, packaging, retail displays, and shipping

Tony Trezza Associates / NSA (Maywood, NJ) 12/2005 – 09/2009
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
• Launched food brokerage company in NY Metro area and grew commissions from $100,000 to $400,000
• Developed relationships with corporate accounts in the produce, dairy, toys, and grocery industries
• Developed strategic alliances with national brokers, buyers, and analysts
• Consulted for outside independent brokers and manufacturers

Joh Metro (Rochelle Park, NJ) 04/2002 – 12/2005
Vice President of Retail Sales and Merchandising
• Managed 40 sales representatives, 5 managers, and administrative support professionals in the produce and grocery divisions
• Worked directly with customers and client managers to plan new promotions and distribution strategies
• Secured accounts with Kimberly Clark and Diamond of California increasing company revenue by $1.4 million per year
• Positioned New Diamond of California brand Emerald Nuts in NY market to best share and distribution in the country
• Advised and lead the company to recruit frozen food/dairy specialist, yielding six immediate new clients and justification for building entire frozen food/dairy division

M&H Sales and Marketing (Tarrytown, NY) 03/1980 – 04/2002
Executive Vice President of Sales and Merchandising
• Managed all merchandising activity and five departments with more than 200 sales representatives and managers
• Served as an integral part of the senior management team responsible for mergers, acquisitions, and executive board meetings
• Built separate division for manufacturers to outsource retail sales functions resulting in $5 million in revenue gains
• Spearheaded development of diversified retail and wholesale divisions ensuring effective and efficient structure/operations
• Developed and implemented a company-wide team-based account management system called CIMS (Critical Information Management Systems)

Education
Bergen Community College (Paramus, NJ) [Insert Graduation Month/Year]
A.A. in Business Administration

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