My Resume

updated November 2018

Professional Profile

Committed professional with a solid background of a variety of technical fields.  Experience ranging from Sales to Management and Marketing to Operations. Training and development of Sales at various levels have proven successful through effective leadership and communication.

Management: Ability to multi-task while cultivating strategic business relationships. Embrace any changes.

Leadership: High energy, self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to develop and establish an efficient, highly productive work force.

Communication: Persuasive communicator with well-developed negotiation and presentation skills. Able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, associates at all levels and customers.

Marketing: Creative with the ability to implement new ideas.

Training: Experienced in challenging, training and developing associates to maximize their individual potential.


Work History

11/17- Present    ICM Controls. North Syracuse, NY

Senior Buyer

  • Manage nearly 300 vendor relationships including direct, distribution and brokers to maximize component availability across many partners.
  • Review alternate sourcing options for both cost reduction as well addressing new tariff challenges.
  • Provide various reports with Excel on sell-through and trends to upper management for review.
  • Work with assistant Buyer on daily projects and orders.
  • Work closely with planners for best production dates.
  • Daily activities done with Epicor ERP for inventory management.
  • Follow ISO 9001:2000 standards.


8/05- 11/17      Arrow Electronics, Inc North Syracuse, NY


  • Manage various product lines and vendor relationships including Intel, AMD several motherboard and hard drive manufacturers and may others.
  • Investigate and sign-up new vendors & products for integration into our brand of computers.
  • Work with sales reps that are both local and remote.
  • Provide various reports with Excel on sell-through and trends to upper management for review.
  • Manage inventory levels through purchasing based on demand and upcoming needs.
  • Process RMA returns and stock balances as needed.
  • Source specific computer components for customer’s system configurations and keep up with product transitions.
  • Work directly with the credit department on vendor invoicing issues.
  • Daily activities done with Microsoft Dynamics for inventory management.
  • Track and Manage Consignment inventory by developing reporting tools to review with specific vendors or distributors.
  • Follow ISO 9001:2000 standards.


3/04- 8/05          KOHL’S Department Store. Fayetteville, NY

Area Supervisor

  • Delegate projects and responsibilities as directed my management.
  • Oversee scheduled employees, assign breaks and handle customer service issues.
  • Plan projects and sets ahead of time to ensure proper execution.
  • Ensure proper department coverage based on business trends and payroll dollars.
  • Enforce company policies and encourage superior Customer Service
  • Displays and Merchandising or various products by following corporate “best practices.”


10/03-3/04         Firestone. Clay, NY

Sales & Customer Service

  • Schedule services for customer’s vehicles in a fast-paced retail environment.
  • Sign up customers for the Firestone Credit Card.
  • Provide detailed information to customers on required repairs and provide price quotes.
  • Meet service deadlines to provide superior customer service.
  • Work with service technicians to gather information on a vehicle and then accurately communicate it back to the customer.


11/00-9/03         WYNIT, Inc., 6847 Ellicott Dr., East Syracuse, NY 13057

Product Manager  – Buyer

  • Manage 23 product lines and vendor relationships.
  • Investigate and sign-up new vendors & products for distribution.
  • Provide internal training to 6 sales teams totaling over 50+ representatives.
  • Coordinate and setup training and Floor Days with vendors. Floor days are a forum that vendors use to demonstrate their products and provide additional information to the sales department.
  • Design reference material that can aid the sales staff by providing currant product knowledge to their customers.
  • Provide various reports with Excel on sell-through and trends to upper management for review.

Marketing Functions:

  • Work with manufactures and internal Marketing department to plan short and long term marketing programs.
  • Coordinate Catalogs, Mailers, Trade Shows participation, e-mail blasts and sales contests to promote mind-share on a variety of manufacturers.
  • Verify the effectiveness of these marketing programs.
  • Work with vendors to ensure that funding is available for ongoing marketing activities.
  • Initiated, designed and temporarily maintained the web site with FrontPage.

Purchasing Functions:

  • Managed over $3 million in inventory for direct sales for regional & national retail customers
  • Track inventory and maintain levels by purchasing or returning old & obsolete products.
  • Price changes and protection when required.
  • Work directly with the credit department on vendor invoicing issues.
  • Daily activities done with WDS for inventory management.


10/97-11/00       Generations Technology, Inc. North Port, FL 34287

Startup Company – Part Owner

  • Sales, Customer service, Design and maintain store and company policies.
  • Manage, track and service corporate accounts.
  • Design and maintain company web site with CorelDraw and Netscape.
  • Configure basic computer networks.
  • Custom build & service computer systems for customers and provide Quality Control for all PC work preformed.
  • Tracking store inventory and project sales.



Experience with the installation and setup of various computer hardware and software up to construction of various computer configurations. Quickly can learn new software packages as needed. Basic knowledge of computer networking with File and Printer sharing. I am very experienced with Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 10. Also experienced with MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with other basic Web Page Design as well as various Internet and design programs.

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