2012 - Present
FOOD SAFETY CONSULTANT, AFCO ZEP
May 2018 - Present
Keeping you clean, compliant, efficient and productive.
From food processing facilities to poultry farms, breweries to beverage manufacturers, dairies to bakeries, restaurants to food retailers, AFCO brings diverse industry expertise to every project.
Our experienced Customer Care Reps take pride in working alongside our clients to implement programs and solutions that help improve their products and operations while controlling costs.
AFCO’s Food & Beverage Solutions Include:
Plant-level service by experienced industry reps to gain operational efficiencies, share best practices, provide technical troubleshooting and advance programs and processes.
Chemical and process solutions for food and beverage markets including food, dairy, baking, meat, poultry, brewing, beverage manufacturing, fruit and vegetables, bottled water and eggs.
Targeted sanitation and intervention programs for meat, poultry and fruit and vegetable facilities.
Online and on-site training programs covering chemical applications and safety, equipment operation, sanitation procedures and process and program enhancements.
GMP manufactured products and ingredients including skim milk powder, ice cream flavors and bulkans, chocolate powders and syrups, iced tea mixes, fruit drink concentrates, etc.
A full line of organic, conventional and custom cleaning products and sanitizers including Wyandotte Professional.
Industry-specific water management solutions that maximize production capabilities, reduce operational costs and protect equipment and product quality while minimizing environmental risks.
"Well done is better than well said"
REGIONAL SALES MANAGER AND TECHNICAL CONSULTANT, SANITATION FOOD SAFETY CONSULTANTS
Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI
February 2017 - April 201
Collaborate with customers and fellow team members to audit and inspect customer sites to identify areas of concern in their food processing facility, then provide an actionable plan for improvement. Assist customers that require emergency interventions, are working on a new product launch, or want to improve their existing sanitation program.
Created, delivered, and trained teams on 1000+ Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures or SSOP’s
Helped a beverage manufacturer restore operations on a consistently down line due to micro concerns by recommending innovative biofilm removal chemicals and procedures and continued on-site support saving $1M+.
SUPERVISOR OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGIES, VETBUILT SERVICES
September 2017 - February 2018
• Manage relationships with veteran, disabled veteran, and minority based suppliers, business partners, and clients.
Oversee sales forecasting, goal setting and performance reporting for all IT accounts.
Train peers and management team on internal system supports and implementation plans for enterprise technologies.
ACCOUNT MANAGER, ECOLAB
November 2012 - February 2017
Work in field sales to provide technical consultation and chemical solutions for treating and maintaining water distribution systems. Advise customers on innovation in cleaning and sanitation chemicals and techniques to use on their mechanical processing equipment and facilities. Help food, beverage, meat, dairy, pharmaceutical, and health and wellness product manufacturers deliver safe quality products that meet or exceed FDA and USDA standards.
Increased sales growth of 17.9% or 5966.7% of goal on a $1,567,746 territory in 2016.
Developed and maintained relationships with contacts in quality, safety, operations and C-level
management at 30+ customer accounts including Coca Cola, Nestle, Kraft and Malcolm Meats.
Delivered 120+ business review presentations to plant management and 200+ customer training sessions on chemical safety, SDS, HACCP, BRC, SQF, FSMA, GFSI and sanitation manager certifications.
Saved customers 108M gallons of water, 52,000 DTH of natural gas, and over 2,300,000 kWh in electricity and counting working on continuous improvement projects.
Gained 36+ months and 4500+ hours of project management experience required for Project Management Professional certification.
Proposed, quoted, sold and managed more than 12 capital equipment projects from $10K-$500K.
“One, remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Two, never give up work. Work gives you meaning and purpose and life is empty without it. Three, if you are lucky enough to find love, remember it is there and don't throw it away.”