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EXPERIENCE


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EXPERIENCE



4/2016 - Present

WHOLE FOODS MARKET | BUYER - GROCERY, BAKERY, DELI & MEAT

  • Manage inventory PAR levels for Grocery, Bakery, Prepared Foodsand Meat products so that the region hasconsistent access to fresh product.
  • Oversee $7.5 million in at-cost product, averaging 19 turns per fiscal period.
  • Reconcile purchase orders, product costs and weights before and after receipt.
  • Coordinate with product and department coordinators to make new products available to the region, and process discounts and promotions from our suppliers.

2017 Maryland Kitchen Facility Closure

2017 MD Growers and Buyers Expo

2016 RangeMe Buyer Training

2016 EXPO East

2016 VA RServing Certification


11/2015 - 3/2016

ACCOUNT MANAGER | TESSEMAE'S / DIRTY HANDS

  • Oversee in-store sales and merchandising of key accounts in Whole Foods Market throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (21 locations)
  • Developing relationships between our brands and team members at the store level.
  • Advise buyers on upcoming promotions, events, and new products.
  • Brands: Evolution Fresh, Kevita, Guru Energy, Tessamae's All Natural

5/2014 - 10/2015

DEMO SPECIALIST | WHOLE FOODS MARKET

  • Increase store sales, build win-win relationships with vendors, and to promote an active store by creating and maintaining in-store theatre via demos and events.

2015 ServSAFE Certification

2015 Career Coaching for Future Leadership

2015 EXPO East

2015 VEGA Roadshow (55% off VEGA Products)


2/2013 - 5/2014

CUSTOMER SERVICE | WHOLE FOODS MARKET


9/2011 - 9/2012

WEB SALES MANAGER | THE CERAMIC SHOP

  • Process and ship web sales
  • Place orders for inventory replenishment and special orders
  • Unpack and merchandise product in store
  • Communicate production needs to team
 
 

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

2010 - 2013 WORK EXCHANGE | THE CLAY STUDIO

2011 INTERN | THE WEXLER GALLERY

2011 INTERN | THE PHILADELPHIA ART ALLIANCE

 

EDUCATION


EDUCATION


 
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Seoul, south korea

2009 Study Abroad

Sculpture

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baltimore, md

2006-2010 BFA

Scuptural Ceramics

3.4 GPA

 

SKILLS


SKILLS


 

TECHNICAL

Microsoft Office

Excel

Powerpoint

Outlook

Word

Peoplesoft

CREATIVE

Photoshop

Illustrator

Brand Standards

STRATEGIC

Analytics

Strategic Planning

Opportunity Identification

Problem Solving

Community Outreach

RETAIL

Inventory Management

Procurement

Merchandising

Brand Standards

Event planning

 

CERTIFICATIONS


CERTIFICATIONS


National restaurant association

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification

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