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Jackson Thompson
Professional Summary
Friendly and enthusiastic Territory Manager with a solid history of sales achievements in wholesale wood flooring products such as Anderson Hardwoods, Bruce Hardwoods , and unfinished wood flooring products. Over twenty years experience in customer communication and time management skills.Promptly handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency to assist customers in a prompt answer to their questions. Dedicated to high levels of customer service. Confident in asking for the order.
  • Customer Service
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Negotiation
  • Sales and Marketing
  • MS Word and Excel
  • Building and Construction Knowledge
  • Time Management
Independent Sales Agent Jul 2013May 2014 Self Employed San Diego, CA Sold Wood and Laminate Flooring Products as an Independent Agent to Floorcovering Retailers in San Diego County as an Independent Sales Agent. 
Territory Manager: Oct 2003May 2013 Virginia Hardwood Company 1000 W. Foothill Blvd. Azusa, CA
  • Contact regular and prospective customers to demonstrate products, explain product features, and solicit orders.
  • Recommend products to customers, based on customers' needs and interests.
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, product uses, and credit terms.
  • Consult with clients after sales or contract signings to resolve problems and to provide ongoing support.
  • Provide customers with product samples and catalogs.
  • Identify prospective customers by using business directories, following leads from existing clients, participating in organizations and clubs, and attending trade shows and conferences.
  • Negotiate details of contracts and payments.
  • Increased Sales in San Fernando Valley from $1.5M to $3.5M. Sales performance resulted in a promotion to the best territory in the company.
Sales Manager: Supervisor Mal Wilk (818)237-8477 Sep 2001Aug 2003 L.D. Brinkman - Defunct Phoenix , AZ
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service.
  • Plan and direct staffing, training, and performance evaluations to develop and control sales and service programs.
  • Determine price schedules and discount rates.
  • Review operational records and reports to project sales and determine profitability.
  • Advise dealers and distributors on policies and operating procedures to ensure functional effectiveness of business.
  • Monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts.
  • Represent company at trade association meetings to promote products.
  • As a Sales Manager I directed five Sales Professionals and Customer Service Personnel. 
Territory Manager: Supervisor Mal Wilk (818)237-8477 Oct 1994Sep 2001 L.D. Brinkman-Defunct Ontario, CA :
  • Contact new and existing customers to discuss their needs, and to explain how these needs could be met by specific products and services.
  • Answer customers' questions about products, prices, availability, or credit.
  • Negotiate prices or terms of sales or service agreements.
  • Identify prospective customers by using business directories, following leads from existing clients, participating in organizations and clubs, and attending trade shows and conferences.
  • Prepare sales contracts for orders obtained, and submit orders for processing.
  • Select the correct products or assist customers in making product selections, based on customers' needs, product specifications, and applicable regulations.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to exchange information, such as selling strategies or marketing information.
  • Prepare sales presentations or proposals to explain product specifications or applications.
  • Demonstrate and explain the operation and use of products.
  • Provide customers with ongoing technical support.
  • Inform customers of estimated delivery schedules, service contracts, warranties, or other information pertaining to purchased products.
  • Attend sales and trade meetings, and read related publications in order to obtain information about market conditions, business trends, and industry developments.
  • Visit establishments to evaluate needs or to promote product or service sales.
  • Complete expense reports, sales reports, or other paperwork.
  • Increased sales in Ventura County from $720K to $4.2M.
Juris Doctor : Law Dec 1992 Ventura College of Law Ventura, CA
Bachelor of Science : Business Administration Management May 1977 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
  • L.D. Brinkman Presidents Club Member from 1996-2001 Awarded for the top 2% of a sales force of over 300.
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Previous Companies:

  • Self Employed
  • Virginia Hardwood Company 1000 W Foothill Blvd
  • LD Brinkman Defunct

Previous Job Positions:

  • Independent Sales Agent
  • Territory Manager
  • Sales Manager Supervisor Mal Wilk 237 8477
  • Territory Manager Supervisor Mal Wilk 237 8477


  • Ventura College of Law
  • San Diego State University

Level of Education:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Bachelor of Science

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