Celebrating Team Tropical: Jackie

April 17, 2019

Jackie Williams, Inside Sales Manager

In our Celebrating Team Tropical series, we commemorate our employees’ work anniversaries by getting to know them and their role at Tropical Foods better. Meet Jackie who is the Inside Sales Manager in our Memphis office. She celebrates 15 YEARS with the company this week!

Tell us about your role at Tropical:

I have worked for Tropical for 15 years. I am the inside sales manager in Memphis and I oversee the day to day operations of the inside sales team.

What’s your favorite part of your job?

My favorite part of my job is my interactions with my customer base. I have built lasting relationships with several of my customers.

What project/success are you most proud of here?

My biggest success and what I am most proud of is becoming the inside sales manager of Memphis.

What’s your favorite memory from working here?

My favorite memory was the year that Memphis was awarded Operating Center of the Year at the national sales meeting.

What is on your wish list for your next five years here?

My wish list for the next five years at Tropical is to continue to coach, advise, motivate, and mentor the inside sales force to not only obtain, but exceed company goals.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

I would have went into the social work field.

If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?

Mother Teresa

Tell us something that might surprise us about you:

I was a military police officer in the Army.

If they made a movie of your life, who would play you?

Kate Beckinsale

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