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AMY M. SCHUHMANN 6643 Skipper Terrace Margate, Florida 33063 (954) 494-2336 ag117c9c0@westpost.

net CAREER Over 7 years of demonstrated success in sales, marketing, training, bus iness SUMMARY: operations and management. STRENGTHS: * Sought after Sales Manager with a proven track record of success m arketing business-to-business products and services. * Expertise includes building adaptable, seasoned sales/management teams fo cused on rapid & expansive growth in new/existing markets. * Experienced Management Professional with expertise in evaluating, identif ying, recommending, and implementing solutions to improve growth, operations, pr ofitability, sales and service levels. * Marketing Professional whose success comes from dedication and persistenc e, combined with strong knowledge of industry/consumer. * Achieved marketing and sales goals through coordinating promotions includ ing print ads, marketing programs and product forecasts. * Maximized product presence in foodservice and retail outlets overseeing i n store product displays and point of sale material. EXPERIENCE: SHOWCASE PROVISIONS/BOAR'S HEAD (SP), Coral Springs, FL Area Supervisor of Sales (2003 - Present) - Initially hired as an Account Manager for SP. Rapidly advanced to Area Su pervisor as result of product knowledge, sales performance and leadership skills . Responsible for the overall operation and fiscal success of one of Showcase Pr ovision's largest markets. - Primary responsibilities include developing and servicing the $11 million Publix accounts in South Florida. - Establish close relationships with upper management, evaluate regional tr ends & product strategies, analyze purchases, promote new products and provide s ales training/support. - Monitor sales performance in a 20+ store territory spanning from Boca Rat on to Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida. - Develop long term business relationships with key accounts, maintain a hi gh level of service and further strengthen the image and reputation of SP and Bo ar's Head products/services in this key market. Major Achievements with Showcase Provisions: * Positioned Boar's Head to compete more effectively in territory. * Raised revenues by 21% within 8 months and annually by 11%. * Coached and mentored numerous sales reps to management positions. * Enhanced brand awareness and market share. * Integral part of foodservice team that built strong brand recognition and loyalty ("dominating brand in its category"). * Increased customer retention and effective in generating new business (de veloped and implemented new pilot sales strategy (when tested increased sales by 88%). AMY M. SCHUHMANN Page #2


TARGET CORPORATION, Coral Springs, FL Planogram Team Manager (2001 - 2003) - Originally hired as a Management Associate for this leading nationwide up scale discount retail chain. - Promoted to Department Manager and later Planogram Team Leader. - Responsible for planogram, pricing & revisions and signing teams. - Ensured corporate based signing was properly displayed in stores and dail y price changes were completed in designated time. - Coordinated, planned and executed a flawless transition for merchandise r esets. - Additional responsibilities included controlling expenses, utilizing mark down dollars to increase profits and maintained a high level of customer service and satisfaction. Major Achievements: * Increased profitability reduced operating expenses and raised staff produ ctivity. * Raised sales volume and gross margin and ranked #3 in the district out of 8 stores. * Consistently ranked in the "Top 5%" in Region and reduced shrinkage. * Implemented selling area changes which increased sales and recipient of n umerous merchandising awards. * During my tenure with Target, consistently increased sales in all departm ents, received superior reviews and was compensated with maximum allowed annual raises. During this period of time (1996-2002), was employed as a Server/Team Train er with Shell's Seafood Restaurant at their Tallahassee and Coral Springs locati ons (these positions helped finance college education and living expenses). EDUCATION & B.S. Degree, 2002, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. TRAINING: Continued education and personal growth by completing a variety of Industry related seminars and courses. SKILLS: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), G enesis and WordPerfect. REFERENCES: Excellent personal and professional references available upon reque st.