- Gibsonia, PA
- July 26, 2019
Dynamic Sales and Marketing Leader that consistently delivers volume, share, and profit targets through innovation, people development, leading management practices, and building winning cultures. Career highlighted by rapid advancement at leading companies such as Kraft, Heinz, SABMiller, MillerCoors, Phusion Projects and start-ups such as Beverage 364.
Primary study in Marketing. Developed the first Thesis at the Coggin College of Business.
Primary study in Business Mangement with minors in Finance, Economics, and Theology.
Recruited by the Chief Executive Officer and Private Equity Board members to lead the launch of the company’s innovative line of edible coffee items with Large Format Retailers in the United States.
Founding member of a start-up beverage alcohol company focusing on underdeveloped brands, imports, and new brands. Responsible for customer development, marketing, investor relations, and the financial management of the firm.
Recruited by the founding members and the President to lead the Eastern United States sales organization representing $60 million in annual revenue. Led a team of 40 employees and 150 independent distributors.
Recruited by the Chief Executive Officer to lead the Retail Marketing efforts for the Pasta Division of Ebro North America representing $800 million in annual revenue. Responsible for the management of a $120 million marketing budget and the delivery of $100 million in profit.
Selected by the Vice President of Grocery to lead the Supervalu business, a national grocery chain, responsible for $170 million in annual revenue. Led a team of 12 employees and 215 independent distributors.
Promoted by the Vice President of National Accounts to lead the Grocery Channel representing $1.0 billion in annual revenue. Led a team of 60 employees and 420 independent distributors.
Recruited by the Executive Vice President of Sales to lead the development, training, and implementation of a focused sales structure, selling process, and support systems for the chain organization.
Promoted by the Group Vice President of Sales to lead the Retail Marketing organization for the Ketchup Condiments and Sauces Division. Successfully managed $1 billion in annual revenue, $262 million in income, and $176 million in marketing spending. Led a team of 10 Retail-Marketing Managers.