In our Celebrating Team Tropical series, we commemorate our employees’ work anniversaries by getting to know them and their role at Tropical better. Meet Dave who is our Director of Business Development and is celebrating 12 YEARS with the company.
Our team develops and implements activities to develop new business within our key business channels. We also negotiate the contracts & pricing and then manage and develop all of the company’s key core accounts.
I enjoy being able to meet and work with our customers at all levels, to discuss their issues and then being able to provide ideas and solutions for them.
I’d like to think that I’ve played a key role in the development of our core business over the past 12 years. It has increased from 40% to over 90% of our company revenue while I’ve been here. It was a lot of hard work but its great to see the company succeed as a result.
Our annual sales recognition awards nights have been great memories. I love it when our sales people are recognized for their efforts & results. Seeing the look on their faces when they win rep of the year is a thrill to me almost as much as to them.
I wish the company and all of our sales people continued success over the next five years
I would probably be a teacher so that I could work with younger people to provide a positive influence on their lives.
I’ve had a couple of great mentors during my career, but at this stage in my life, I prefer to become a mentor to others.
Not sure if everyone knows that I’m Canadian (eh!).
I think that I’d be the only person who could play me – but if I had to pick someone I’d go with Tom Hanks (he did a good job with Forrest Gump right?)