Craig A. King
Harrisburg, North Carolina 28075
August 1999 Present
General Contractor (unlimited commercial license)
CK Corporation of the Carolinas, Incorporated
I started this company with only a pick-up truck and determination to succeed, and managed it into a multi-million dollar company, specializing in residential new construction (90% spec, 10% presold)
I am the President of the company, responsible for all phases, from obtaining construction loans, to management from lot clearing to completion of custom homes.
July 1997 August 1999
Bonne Bell Cosmetics
Responsible for sales growth in southeast territory, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Tennessee. Accounts included Belks, Drug Emporium, Goodys, Ingles, Lowes, MDI, Parisians, Roses, and Winn-Dixie. Duties included new item presentations, booking ads, ordering, new accounts, etc.
September 1995 1997
Account Manager/Sales Representative
Initial responsibilities consisted as serving as a sales representative responsible for all retail chains in North Carolina and South Carolina (appx. 300 outlets) After eight months I was promoted to Account Manager for Merchants Distributing Company, and all buying groups (A&P, Acme, Ingles, Lowes, Quality Foods, etc.) Also responsible for generating new business on the east coast.
October 1991 September 1995
Space Management Coordinator/Sales Supervisor
D.F. Cameron Incorporated (Food Broker)
Responsibilities consisted of serving as Sales Representative coordinating Winn-Dixie sets and plan-o-grams. After eighteen months I was promoted to Sales Supervisor for the Charlotte market, where I directed twelve territory managers in five states. One year later I was promoted to Space Management Coordinator in charge of Harris-Teeter plan-o-grams. I led the company in individual sales in 1991.
April 1989 September 1991
Murray Distributing Company
Responsible for all ordering, merchandising, and displaying full line of specialty foods for A&P, Food Lion, and Winn-Dixie stores in Myrtle Beach, Conway, Florence, Cheraw, and Bennetsville.
March 1984 1989
Assistant Branch Manager
Started in trainee program and after six months and was assigned a territory in the Myrtle Beach area. I was promoted to Assistant Branch Manager in 1986. Duties there included managing and coordinating eight salespersons within the branch.
Montreat College, Montreat, N.C.
1998 Associate of Science
v Former ranked tennis instructor, still play at 5.0 level (college level).
v I am in the 2009, 14th edition of Strathmoors Whos Who.
v I speak Spanish and am familiar with several Latin American countries including Costa Rica, Honduras, Colombia, and Venezuela.