Chuck Simmons


Results driven leader with extensive experience directing all retail operations and staff. Providing leadership and management knowledge in merchandising, developing, analyzing and evaluating merchandise strategies designed to increase sales and share growth. Implement strategic programs within the scope of the company’s mission and vision that increase profit margins and control expenses. Ability to identify and resolve merchant issues. Capable of leading effectively, facilitate hiring, training and development of sales teams that promote profitability and share growth.

• Conceived and directed the development of national customer KPI dashboard for field account teams.
• Influenced organization to prioritize their focus on zero sales reporting and execution resulting in a $9MM gap closure nationally.
• Directed product sales and merchandising strategy initiatives resulting in consistent year over year comp sales profits.
• Facilitated development of store teams to slash shrink for one year 74% ($42M total sales).
• Demonstrated ability to lead sales team ensuring productivity, sustainability and company growth.
• Mentored 20 direct and 350 indirect reports in problem solving and driving business results.
• Established strong communication between senior executives across organizations resulting in exceptional collaborations.