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Assistant Manager And Grain Merchandiser Resume

St Ansgar, IowA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Over 26 years of combined experience in grain merchandising, grain originationbuying/procurement, management, marketing, recruiting and business development.
  • 6+ years of Ag merchandising experience (4 years as a Commodities Trader and Buyer at Confidential where I bought multiple commodities for multiple mills, 2 years as a Risk
  • Have originated and purchased over $80 million of agriculture commodities.
  • Business development efforts have generated over $30 million.
  • 23 years of experience as an Adjunct Instructor of management and marketing classes since 1994. This was a great platform for me to help others with their personal growth and to hone my own management and marketing skills.
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Detail oriented with strong mathematical abilities and the ability to establish and track metrics.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, St Ansgar, Iowa

Assistant Manager and Grain Merchandiser

Responsibilities:

  • Purchased corn and beans for the elevator and mill and hedged positions on both for an elevator with a 1.6 million bushel capacity. This required daily communication with producers and brokers.
  • Helped manage 14 employees, administer payroll and the 401K plan.
  • Handled daily bank transfers and maintained the balances as required.

Confidential, Sully, Iowa

Risk Management Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Originated grain for the Confidential elevators in the South East region of Iowa.
  • Instrumental in achieving year over year double digit percentage growth in corn and beans brought to Confidential elevators in Iowa.
  • Sold $480,000 worth of grain condo storage to Confidential producers.
  • Helped producers minimize risk when marketing their grain.
  • Communicated daily with producers with the goal of being their essential business partner.

Confidential, Ankeny, Iowa

Buyer

Responsibilities:

  • Bought 12 different commodities for 3 feed mills located in upstate New York and Maine.
  • Instrumental in collecting and helping reduce the bad debt held at the mills by 4o%.
  • Originated Agriculture Commodities for the export market.
  • Have originated and purchased over $80 million in agriculture commodities.
  • Bought and sold DDGS in Iowa and surrounding states.
  • Coordinated the freight to haul the DDGS.

Confidential, Ankeny, Iowa

Adjunct Instructor

Responsibilities:

  • Instructor of Sales Management, Selling and Human Relations in Business.
  • Part - time as needed based on enrollment.

Confidential, Des Moines, Iowa

Team Lead/Collections Representative

Responsibilities:

  • Led team that collected on past due balances for Fortune 500 companies in the financialcommunications, utility and healthcare industries.

Confidential, Des Moines, Iowa

Enterprise Data Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Consulted with clients in Iowa on their telecommunication connectivity needs and sold them custom data connectivity solutions to fit those needs.
  • Confidential was acquired by Windstream.

Confidential, Des Moines, Iowa

Sales Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Sold online job board subscriptions for Dice, Clearance Jobs and Jobs in the Money to direct companies and recruiting companies in the state of New Jersey.
  • Maintained a level of 75 calls per day and was consistently a top performer.

Confidential, Ankeny, Iowa

Regional Account Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Drove the channel sales in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Nebraska through managing dealer and direct accounts.
  • Sold storage, security and e - business software at the enterprise and desktop levels.

Confidential, Ankeny, Iowa

Account Executive

Responsibilities:

  • Sold laser and inkjet printers to Fortune 1000 and other large companies throughout the Midwest.
  • Built the channel through promoting products at the company as well as dealer level.

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