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Strategic Sales and Business Planning | Key Relationship Development and Management | Profit Building and Sales | Growth Customer Service | Process and Procedure Improvements | Training and Mentoring | Quality Assurance

Highly accomplished, dynamic, and seasoned sales executive with nearly 20 years of progressive management experience in sales and marketing within automotive, wholesale used car operations, retail/apparel, and food industries, both in the United States and in Turkey.

  • Adept at managing client relationships, driving revenue, and identifying growth opportunities that increase profit and exceed sales goals.
  • Repeatedly promoted into senior leadership roles for demonstrated success in taking risks, executing innovative strategies, and breaking into saturated markets.
  • Recognized as an astute sales professional, consistently topping the ranks in terms of gross profit earned.
  • Well-respected and vision-driven leader, building and motivating top-performing teams toward successful attainment of target goals.
  • Possess organizational, communication, and problem-solving skills, providing business intelligence-based solutions to address clients’ concerns.


Strategic Sales and Profitability: Conceptualized, developed, and implemented product marketing campaigns that promoted products and developed company image as an excellent product provider. Gave final approval on all sales, trade-ins, financing, and credit arrangements that ensured successful sales and profitability for the company. Projected sales and established internal support for the team to achieve projected sales goals. Launched and promoted new products successfully and increased customer awareness.

Client /Vendor Relations: Established and fostered strong relations to address needs of existing customers and gain new and potential customers. Conducted regular follow up to monitor employee performance and ensure that only the highest standards of service are provided at all times resulting in customer satisfaction and repeat business. Collected and reviewed customer concerns and developed appropriate and strategic business plans to address customer issues and increase sales. Handled all customer requests and guaranteed prompt resolution to complaints.

Management/Leadership: Set the overall direction of the company, managing all aspects of daily operations, including logistics, sales, marketing, advertising, human resources, administration, and finances. Supervised the hiring, training, and supervision of all sales personnel, including sales managers, finance managers, and sales representatives; administered the necessary disciplinary action based on performance evaluation results. Facilitate daily sales meeting with sales team to plan activities, objectives, reviews, and analyses.


BCDE Company | Santa Maria, CA
General Sales Manager | 2008-Present

  • Recognized as the highest unit and gross holder in dealership group, overseeing a $1.8M used car inventory, generating $5.9M gross profit in retail to date, with more than 1899 units of new and used cars sold through effective management.
  • Instituted sales incentives to motivate staff to achieve peak productivity resulting in meeting and exceeding sales targets.

FGHI Company  | Bakersfield, CA
General Sales Manager | 2005-2008

  • Demonstrated unparalleled sales performance, leading the ranks of general sales managers among six branches by more than 50%, with $18M worth of total retail gross revenue, averaging in 200 new and 100 used cars sold monthly.
  • Developed a workplace environment that is conducive for growth and peak productivity of about 75 staff including sales managers, finance managers, and sales people.

CDE Company | Monterey, CA
Sales Manager| 2003-2005

  • Consistently ranked as the highest unit and gross holder in the group with total of 1138 units personally closed deals amounting to $3.4M retail gross profit; with sales of up to 80 new cars and 50 used cars per month.

Assistant Sales Manager, IJK Company | 2002-2003

  • Developed innovative sales management tools that increased efficiency in achieving targets as well as ensured maintenance of positive appearance and cleanliness of showroom to demonstrate high quality business to customers.

Sales Representative, Cypress Coast FGH Company | 2000-2002

  • Awarded as Salesman of the Year for superior outputs and topping the figures, averaging more than 18 units per month.


Sales Manager
XYZ Corporation., Istanbul, Turkey | 1999-2000

Area Sales Manager,
QRS Company, Istanbul, Turkey | 1994-1997

Sales Representative
DEF Company, Istanbul, Turkey | 1992-1994


Bachelor of Business Administration


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