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Outside Sales / Region Manager

Southeast

Rochelle M. Bednarski, MAS, MASI

3498 N. Michener Pt., Beverly Hills, FL 34465

Mobile Phone: 352-428-9730          E-mail: shelleyb@tampabay.rr.com

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a sales representative position that utilizes and challenges my strengths in sales, organization, customer service, and operations.

WORK EXPERIENCE

SnugZ USA, Outside Sales Executive (acquired Sweda USA January 2022)

Florida / Puerto Rico, 9/17/17 to 11/28/23

Sales presentations with promotional products distributors throughout territory with positive growth resulting in highest overall sales growth percentage in company in 2018 earning the Rookie of the Year award. Utilized pandemic furlough time to earn TAS, CAS, MAS, and MASI certifications.

 

Chocolate Inn / Taylor & Grant, Southeast Region Sales Manager

Nine SE States, 9/15/14 – 9/15/17

SE Region Manager in the promotional products industry growing the territory sales from less than $287k annually to greater than $1 million in less than three years. Scheduled meetings and presentations to train distributors how to incorporate food products into their existing customer business without having to change sales strategies. Managed two sets of multi-line reps. Traveled on average 47 weeks per year.

 

Vantage Apparel, Outside Sales Representative

Florida / Puerto Rico, 3/1/11 – 9/14/14

Outside Sales Representative growing the territory from less than $300k annually to greater than $900k in 2013.  Won award for best sales presentation in 2012. Present the line of quality garments and extensive embellishment selection to promotional product distributors and decorators throughout territory via sales presentations and tradeshows. Create targeted marketing e-mail announcements, and all aspects of relationship and solution marketing.  Attend industry networking events with PPAF and GCPPA.

 

In Stepp Marketing (formerly Multiline Marketing Group), Regional Sales Manager

Florida, Puerto Rico, Caribbean Islands, 8/2006 – 2/28/11
Regional Sales Manager in the promotional products industry totaling nearly $3.7M sales annually. Multi-line supplier sales manager throughout Florida, Puerto Rico, and Caribbean Islands.  Won multiple “Rep of the Year” awards.  Sales presentations with promotional products distributors throughout territory with positive growth resulting in highest overall sales growth percentage in company in 2008 and 2009.  Maintain company web site, sales and commission reports; create targeted marketing e-mail announcements, and all aspects of relationship and solution marketing.

 

Multiline Marketing Group, Operations Manager

Hudson, FL, 4/2001 – 8/2006
Assist Owner/President and Controller with all aspects of operations. Primary functions include office management, sales and financial reports, payroll, accounts payable, human resources, and contracts administration. Various responsibilities in internal and external marketing.  Extremely proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other programs.

 

 

Genesis Rehabilitation Services, Executive Assistant

Tampa, FL, 2/1998 – 4/2001
Report directly to Vice President, Operations. Prepare monthly senior management reports, generate forms, create and maintain databases, travel arrangements, meeting planning and preparation, compose correspondence, prepare proposals, contract administration. Provide staffing support by placing ads in various publications throughout the country, screened recruitment calls and resumes. Monthly billing of endoscopy services to physicians, clinics, and skilled nursing facilities.

 

NovaCare, Inc., Executive Administrative Assistant

Tampa, FL, 4/1991 – 2/1998
Administrative duties relative to all aspects of business including operations, financial analysis, human resources, business development, and clinical support. Specific responsibilities included generating reports for national customers, research P&L data, compose letters, create forms and analytical spreadsheets, purchasing, payroll, accounts payable, and support for all levels of management and field employees.

 

Brandon Accounting, Secretary / Receptionist

Brandon, FL, 8/1989 – 4/1991
Reported directly to owner. Duties included data entry, word processing, typing, bank reconciliation, purchasing, answer multi-line phones for three businesses, and responsible for company cash box.

 

Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurants, Part time waitress

Tampa, FL, 6/1988 – 8/1989
Ensured total customer satisfaction by maintaining highest level of quality products, service, and cleanliness.

 

Mitch’s Discount Auto Stores, Computer Operator / Head Cashier

Tampa, FL, 1/1986 – 10/1987
Performed all levels of store cash controls, data entry, purchasing, assisting all levels of store personnel, and training and overseeing cashiers.

 

Popeye’s Famous Chicken and Biscuits, Assistant Manager

Tampa and Brandon, FL, 6/1984 – 11/1985
Ensured total quality customer service and satisfaction, inventory control, interview candidates, and accurate management reports.

ASSOCIATIONS

Promotional Products Association of Florida – Director 2013

Promotional Products Association of Florida – Treasurer 2014, 2015

Promotional Products Association of Florida – President 2016, 2017

Gold Coast Promotional Products Association – Director 2021, Treasurer 2022, VP 2023

 

EDUCATION

Pasco-Hernando Community College, FL GPA 4.0; Business Administration

Alpena High School, 1984

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