Procure fresh protein and food service products for wholesale distribution.

Successfully operated all types of meat markets with proven increase in sales and profit.

Exceptional training skills in mentoring managers, apprentices, and clerks with very little turnover rate.

Implemented new procedures and practices to increase sales and profits.

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

Professional Experience

Ideal Meat, J & L Sales/Purchasing


Communicate with existing customers in addition to creating new customers,

building a strong rapport in which to grow business for everyone.

Procurement of fresh meat, seafood and food service items for retailers.

Negotiate cost, create ad programs and roll out of new programs/products.

Whole Foods Market Meat/Seafood Team Leader


Oversaw all aspects of meat and seafood departments including hiring, training, merchandising, scheduling, ordering and inventory.

Attended training courses, team builds and conference calls to position our team and WFM in the market place.

Consistently shared core values, WFM culture and company vision with fellow

team members.

Marsh Supermarkets Meat Specialist


Work directly with retail operations and merchandising to implement company initiatives.

Teach and train managers in all aspects of merchandising, inventory control and profit and loss.

Prepare stores and associates for grand openings and remodels.

Work closely meat buyers and trade partners to plan ad programs and negotiate costs.

7/2000-1/2014 Sales Manager

Trained associates and created work schedules.

Maintained proper inventory levels to maximize profits.

Provided superior customer service.

Awarded Highest Contribution to Profit (2003) Brownsburg, IN. In addition had the only $100, 000 week there.

Opened the most recent store for Marsh in 2005 in Naperville, IL.

Recipient of numerous Gold Clever, sales and profit, and customer service awards.


Tippecanoe Valley High School, graduated 1994

Cornell Distance Education Program

Successfully completed “Effective Communication” and “Complete Manager”.

Trained in Workday® ERP human resource software program.

Certified in Indiana ServSafe, food safety program.

Fluent in NECS®, ENTRÉE food service software.

Richard Byrer

Last Resume Update July 5, 2017
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