Robin Bushmiaer

Regional Sales Manager at Harry's Fresh Foods

Location
Orange County, California Area
Industry
Food & Beverages

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Robin Bushmiaer's Overview

Current
Past
  • Business Development Manager at Campbell Soup Company
  • Western Regional Manager at Chippery
  • Broker Representative at Food Sales
  • Broker Representative- Operator at Food Service Marketing
  • Assistant Manager at Bob
Education
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Kentucky
Connections

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Robin Bushmiaer's Summary

Objective: A professional position in regional chain sales with a growing and competitive company within the food service industry.

Specialties: budgeting, closing, competitive, directing, hiring, inventory management, leadership, marketing, meeting facilitation, merchandising, organizational skills, personnel, promotional materials, sales,

Robin Bushmiaer's Experience

Regional Sales Manager

Harry's Fresh Foods

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Food Production industry

January 2013Present (1 year 9 months) Southern California

Responsible for growing sales within the West Coast Region including: NCA, SCA, AZ, and NV.
Manage a broker network in each market place.
Personally work with key Regional and National Accounts within my assigned region and focus on customization to fit the individual customer's needs.
Work to bring new ideas in Foodservice to a well established retail company to secure long term success with consumers both in and away from home.

Business Development Manager

Campbell Soup Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CPB; Food & Beverages industry

April 2006December 2012 (6 years 9 months)

* Earned a Merit Award after the first full fiscal year at Campbell's and a promotion
after the second year.
* Grew sales by 9% at Sysco San Diego in 2009 despite a slow economy.
* Engaged our Sysco San Diego broker team and Sysco sales force to sell more Campbell
products by following the Leadership Model which includes Inspiring Trust and Creating
Direction.
* Utilized all available resources, specifically WHQ Team members, my SDM, and marketing
tools (Print on Demand) to stay successful in a competitive market.
* Continuously forced distribution of new products by enlisting the help of key customers
and loyal Sysco Marketing Associates.
* Completed target sales in key categories including; and Marine bases), and Chains (Submarina.)

Western Regional Manager

Chippery

January 2005November 2005 (11 months)

* Trained and managed six brokers in five state region and achieved significant
improvements in their productivity.
* Grew sales over 55% in Southern California with the help of relationships at
distributor and broker level.
* Hired a new broker for the Arizona market to increase sales and grow brand awareness.
* Monitored distributors' ROI by participating in Vendor Fairs, General Sales Meetings,
and Marketing Associates' quarterly spiffs.

Broker Representative

Food Sales

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; CPB; Food & Beverages industry

April 2003January 2005 (1 year 10 months)

* Represented over 35 manufacturers at Sysco San Diego, working closely with
merchandisers, VP of Sales, VP of Merchandising, VP of Marketing, and Marketing Associates
in order to ensure sales growth and market penetration.
* Coordinated monthly vendor fairs and Product Action Committee meetings to force new
slots for all lines.
* Organized biannual market blitzes to both increase current customer base and to train
Marketing Associates and their managers on target product mix.
* Increased total sales per manufacturer by up to 65% versus last year with record sales
at Dannon, PanaPesca and Tyson Foods.

Broker Representative- Operator

Food Service Marketing

May 1996March 2003 (6 years 11 months)

* Responsible for growing sales in tri-state area by establishing relationships with over
50 top "A" operators, working with over 75 Distributor Sales Representatives, and
organizing all marketing events at USFS Cincinnati.
* Achieved over a 50% sales per call ratio by fulfilling their specific needs.
* Honored with becoming one of the top three sales representatives at Food Service
Marketing and being recognized with this achievement at company wide meeting.
* Trained new broker hires on Foodmark computer system as a part of my promotion into
management with the broker.

Assistant Manager

Bob

May 1995May 1996 (1 year 1 month)

* Executed daily operations involved with the opening and closing of the restaurant.
* Lowered food costs by 15% to fit within desired budget, resulting from improved
training and specific direction.
* Directed hiring and assignment of personnel for my scheduled shifts which included over
25 employees.
* Controlled inventory by conducting weekly audits which resulted in saving company over
$750 a week.

Robin Bushmiaer's Skills & Expertise

  1. Merchandising
  2. Human Resources
  3. Creative Direction
  4. Manufacturing
  5. Food
  6. National Accounts
  7. Key Account Development
  8. Hiring

Robin Bushmiaer's Education

University of Kentucky

BA, Marketing

19911995

Grade: 3.88

University of Kentucky

BA, Marketing

19911995

Robin Bushmiaer's Additional Information

Interests:

traveling, meeting new people, outdoors, adventure, animals (dogs), theatre, movies, speaking French (un petit peu.)

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