Customer-focused, solution-driven Sales Director with experience leading national and regional foodservice account sales teams. Demonstrated success in cultivating new business, forecasting, annual strategic planning, and budget management. Experienced in the development of key account opportunities working with cross-functional teams including R&D, Innovation, FSQA, Revenue Management and Marketing. Strong leader prioritizing collaboration, communication, and mentoring/developing team members.
-Collaborated in an innovation process for QSR Sandwich chain yielding incremental volume of 8MM lbs.
-Increased value-added volume at QSR buffet by 5M pounds
-Completed a cost optimization process for QSR chain resulting in ROS improvement of 6%
-Mentor of multiple award-winning sales team members
-Winner of corporate sales excellence awards in multiple years
North Carolina based road warrior