Aaron F

Sales Manager - 10 Years of Experience - Near 97229


Sales Manager

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Summary: Exceptional achievements in leading people, developing strategies, and planning effective program implementations over an 11 year career. Will bring creative solutions to: * Sales and Marketing Strategy * Incentive Plans / Management Development * Customer Development Plans * Strategic Long/Short Term Planning * Communication Design Hope Family Wines - Paso Robles, CA June 2014 - July 2016 A family owned 20 year old winery producing 300,000 + cases annually. Northwest Regional Manager Directed sales planning and development, distributor goal management, profit and loss statements, accounts payable and receivable and all other aspects of distributor management for 4 Western states. * Launched 3 new SKU's, all of which grew at or exceeded growth plan and trend for the nation. * Grew portfolio 6% over two years and 11% in first half of 2016. * Increased distributor attention with creative and clear ideas. * Created a charity partnership with School House Supplies and YMCO that raised $15,000 for local school teachers. * Executed chain headquarter calls with Kroger, Safeway, Zupans, Whole Foods and Market of Choice. Reason for leaving: Position Eliminated King Estate Winery - Eugene, OR April 2011 - Feb. 2014 Oregon's largest and most distributed winery with a long family history and tie to Oregon. Oregon State Market Manager Managed sales planning and execution, distributor budgets, profit and loss statements and annual King Estate budgets for Oregon. * Showed 27% growth in Oregon and 46% regionally * Executed a new brand launch and exceeded growth plan. * Traveled nationally working 17 markets over 3 years. * Planned and participated in multiple national sales and marketing events. WSWA, Taste Washington, Aspen Food and Wine. * Achieved or exceeded sales plan all three years. Reason for leaving: Position Eliminated