Wendy Louise Thorpe
3698 Dogwood Ct.
OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position with a company that will appreciate the dedication and values I have to offer. To bring fresh new ideas, commitment to excellence and help the company and myself grow to it’s fullest potential.
EXPERIENCE: 10/2002 – 01/23/2009 Wal-Mart Merritt Island FL
Played key role in operations for a general and consumable leading retailer with 180,000 sq. feet and over 80,000,000.00 in sales per year.
Duties included all management decisions, supervising over 400 associates, scheduling, coaching, mentoring, evaluations and excellent customer service. Responsibilities included Grocery, apparel and overnight Assistant Management. Duties also included inventory control, ordering product and ensuring product available for purchase. Merchandising, loss prevention, modular sets, excellent back room organization and all compliance and food safety certification. I managed all areas of store including bakery. Deli and produce.
Merchandising / product presentation
Purchasing and vendor management
Sales Training and building Teamwork
7/1998 – 7/2002 Thorpe Enterprises Satellite Beach Fl
Industry: Government and Military
Vendor Contractor for the Patrick Air Force Base Commissary. Duties included supervision of 4 employees, ordering product, merchandising, ensuring product available for sale, inventory control, backroom processing and compliance issues.
3/1994 – 7/1998 Durango Steakhouse Suntree FL
Industry: Restaurant/Food Services
Responsibilities included supervision of 70 employees, scheduling, customer service. All end of business accounting, payroll, and bank deposits. Ensure prompt food service and quality
EDUCATION: 8/1975 – 6/1978 Coral Shore High School US-FL-Tavernier
Some College Coursework Completed
2 years Brevard Community College Accounting I & II 1981
Serve Safe Food Certification 9/2006
SKILLS: Skill Name Skill Level Last Used/Experience
Microsoft word Intermediate Currently used/6 years
Microsoft Excel Intermediate Currently used/6 years
Forklift operator Intermediate Currently used/3 years
ServeSafe Food Certification Intermediate Currently used/1 years
REFERENCES: Reference Name: Judith Martinson-Savage
Reference Title: LMHC
Reference Name: Mike Webb
Reference Name: Wanda Reimel
Reference Company: Wal-Mart
Reference Title: First Shift Supervisor
Desired Salary/Wage: $35,000.00 to 48,000.00 USD Per Year – open
Current Career Level: Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
Years of relevant work experience: 10+ to 15 Years
Work Status: US – I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.
Target Job: Target Job Title: Assistant Manager
Desired Job Type: Employee
Desired Status: Full-Time
Willingness to travel: Up to 25% travel