Operations Executive

I am an experienced Food service Executive with 20+ year’s progressive experience in Consumer Packaged Goods Production and Wholesale Foodservice Distribution. I am a creative manager with experience in driving sales growth, controlling expenses by rolling up the sleeves with a take charge attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit. In each position I have held weather it be startup, turn around or working through a transition I have been responsible for the successful creation, change and/or enhancing the culture of each company to meet their operational goals.

I have a strong background in managing multi-unit manufacturing and wholesale distribution of perishable and non-perishable Consumer Packaged Goods. I have experience directing the operations of 5 regional wholesale distribution centers servicing retail grocery chain stores such as Ralph’s/Kroger, Von’s/Safeway, Albertson’s, Bristol Farms, Gelson’s and Costco Wholesale (US, Mexico and Canada), Wal-Mart, Megs Stores (Mexico) using 3 PL providers and DSD network. I have put together one-stop-shop foodservice distribution programs for Marie Callender Pies, Sizzler, KFC, Del Taco and Wendy’s and negotiated direct sales contracts of cash commodities to Golden State Foods, Carl’s Jr., Taco Bell and MC Wholesalers.

I have worked in the US as well as the EU, India and Mexico.

I have experience working with Regulatory Agencies such as FDA, USDA, NAFTA, Cal-OSHA, LA County Health Department, and Kosher and have setup and managed HACCP/GMP in two distinctively different production environments. Computer literate: MS8 – Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, MS Project 2007, NutraCoster, Quickbooks, ERP, WMS, and IMS.

I am willing to travel 90% and/or relocate if needed.

I believe that my experience and knowledge is very transferable and makes me a very viable candidate for this position or any other position you may have available within your company

I appreciate your taking the time to review my credentials and experience. Again, thank you for your consideration.


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