from 230 5th Ave, New York, United States
Senior Sales & Management Executive – Tile / Stone / Architectural Finishes Industry
Creative Senior Sales & Management Executive known for having an in-depth and extensive knowledge of tile, stone, and architectural finishes as well as possessing a global network of contacts within the industry. In addition, I possess an unusual combination of artistic sensibility and business acumen.
My career path is unique in that I have a wide spectrum of experience with every major aspect of the industry including working with both domestic and overseas manufacturers of all major surfacing materials, selling to wholesale, to-the-trade, architectural, and retail markets, and creating and designing product lines and bespoke custom products.
I am passionate about the products I sell and thrive on the challenge of turning around unprofitable sales operations and accelerating sales growth. My expertise lies in cultivating client relationships with decision-makers, overseeing product design, merchandising and sales, creating marketing materials, developing sales strategy and processes, and providing sales training programs for sales associates, architects, and designers.
Highlights of my career include:
● Launched a successful national business startup.
● Doubled sales for an international tile company within one year’s time.
● Successfully established a nationwide sales network for an importer and distributor of tile and stone products.
● Some notable projects include Disney World, MGM Mirage Resorts, W Hotels, Escada, Starbucks, Wegman’s, and Yale University.
Ceramic Tile & Natural Stone • Architectural Finishes • Sales Growth / Account Management
New Product Launch • Market Analysis • Start-up Operations • Business Development
Territory Management & Growth • Multi-site Operations • Revenue & Profit Growth
Customer Relations & Satisfaction • Client Needs Assessment • Supplier/Vendor Management
Staff Training & Development