Western Sales Manager
2000 – to present Sunrise Brand Management Specialists, L.L.C.
Teré Ossim lives in Northern California and has been managing the Western Marketplace for Sunrise for 10 years. She is 25 year veteran of the natural foods industry with extensive experience at retail, distribution and manufacturing.
Her territory is “Denver West” + Texas and Canada. ( The Great Northwest, California, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana).
She utilizes a variety of Natural and Specialty/Grocery Distributors and Brokers. Teré manages, directs and motivates our regional brokers and distributor reps, and personally calls on Key Retailers and all Distributors on an “as needed” basis.
She creates and manages all budgeting and promotional planning in these Markets. Teré has complete familiarity and working relations with the entire Marketplace, all of whom appreciate her professionalism, thoroughness and sincerity. She loves what she does. and she does it so well!
1998-2000 Eden Foods Director of Sales
Responsible for all sales, Natural and Grocery, US, Canada, & International.
Managed 20 sales managers and customer service representatives.
Supervised broker network.
Managed budgets, and worked closely with the Marketing department developing sales.
1997 Hawaii Island Juice National Sales Manager
Developed brand. Launched product into the marketplace.
Growth in both Grocery and Natural Foods
1993-1996 Mountain Peoples Warehouse
Multiple positions at MPW:
Frozen, Perishable, and Specialty Buyer
Retail Computer Services Manager
Corporate Account Sales Manager
Key Account Sales Manager
1984 – 1993 Ashland Community Food Store
Frozen, Perishable and Bakery Buyer
Management Team member