Peterson - Sales Representative - Studio City, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Kelly Peterson

Studio City, Los Angeles, CA, USA


Sales Representative


BS degree in Equine Sciences from Colorado State University. Completed 4 extensive equine training/sales/management internships across the country. I have increased each company’s sale records and business efficiency through my proven sale ability

Work History

Equine Vet Assistant

Castlewood Canyon Equine

April 2014 - September 2014

*Assisted on 95% of all medical procedures and medication sales and business income
*IRAP procedure assistance and sales $2,000/treatment
*Ordered and restocked 98% of all vet drug inventory through MWI Vet Supply and Zoetis
*80% business travel covering Eastern Douglas and Western Elbert Counties

Sales Preparation Groom, Management Internship

Shadwell Farm

January 2012 - May 2012

*Sales of Thoroughbreds owned by Sheikh Hamdam bin Rashid Al Maktoum at Keeneland Sales
*Worked directly with Dr. Riddle in Equine Reproduction from Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
* Assisted with sales of 5 horses, average price $7,100/head, $35,500 gross sales within 2 days

Sales Associate Position in Equine and Pet Department

Jax Ranch and Home

August 2012 - February 2014

*Ranked #1 out of 6 branch stores 6 months out of year period
*Ranked #1out of 7 sales departments 3 consecutive months
*Obtained department sales plan every month for 2013 year
*Achieved personal award and bonus for outstanding customer satisfaction, professionalism and sales ability
*Certified Nutrition Product Sales Associate through Nutrena
*Attended 8 animal product sales seminars annually (animal nutrition, medicinal, and wellness)
*Increased sales quota by 15% over $1.5 million previous department annual sales quota in 2013
*Department hosted 7 special sales events annually
*Personally retained high level of returning clientele sales

English Riding Lessons, Exercise Management, Show Prep Internship

Pine Meadow Farms/My Lord's Arabians

June 2011 - August 2011

*Started, trained, prepped and marketed 8 Arabian horses for successful online sales $2,500/head
*Offered horse valued at $2,500 as an incentive bonus for appreciated work
*Sale of consigned horse $12,000

Sales/Management/Ag Internship

Peaceful Pastures

April 2011 - June 2011

*Successfully sold and advertised 5 product lines at farmer’s markets for meats, cheeses, soaps, eggs, and delivery
*Delivered and provided 5 types of grass-fed meat package products to returning clientele at farmer’s markets
*Team of 3 increased sales by 75% from 2010 summer sales profit for company

Wait Staff/ Ranch Hand

Vermejo Park Ranch

May 2010 - August 2010

*Worked at Ted Turner’s preeminent hunting and fishing guest ranch, covering 920 square miles
*Took horseback trail rides to high alpine lakes for fly fishing on free time
*Received excellent training regarding one-on-one customer service
*Drove 4-wheel-drive vehicles with supplies for weekly lakeside barbecues
*Gained excellent experience serving guests gourmet food
*Gained great customer service skills while serving food quickly and effectively
*Cleaned and organized cooking supplies while stocking perishable goods
*Gained great experience taking multiple orders and working under fast pace conditions

Volunteer- Bird Attending Position

Bird Rehabilitation Center

June 2008 - August 2009

*Prepared food for every age of bird, using few resources and diagnosed illnesses
*Cleaned birds and cages properly and productively in the least stressful manner for the birds
*Answered phones and handled questions from the public
*Gained efficient cleaning techniques

Office Clerk

Law Office of Donald Glenn Peterson and Royal Consulate of Sweden

December 2008 - January 2009

*Assisted in preparation of trial notebooks
*Copied and organized documents to be served on opposing legal counsel and filed with the court
*Answered phones for lawyer’s clients and for the Consulate
*Greeted clients in a professional manner
*Organized and assisted in the preparation and filing of legal documents and mail

Assistant Manager

Friends of Horses Rescue and Adoption

May 2008 - August 2008

*Overlooked 70 head of horses on site 2 out of 7 days per week
*Assigned jobs to volunteers for stall cleaning and maintenance
*In charge of juvenile delinquents and adults for volunteer hours regulated through the State
*Groomed indoor and outdoor arena dirt
*Assisted with in-coming adoption horse health and quarantine
*Fixed broken fences with welding equipment
*Drained land and set up irrigation routes on property


Denver Zoo

May 2005 - August 2006

*Cleaned and sterilized terrariums and enclosures to keep animals as healthy as possible
*Made food treats with nutritional value in mind for Gorillas and Orangutans
*Made dietary supplements with extra nutrients for all animals around the zoo, including the endangered Przewalski’s wild horses

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Science: Equine Science

Colorado State University

Cherry Creek High School

CNPR Certification

National Association of Pharmaceutical Sales Representatives

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