David Pickard is a creative executive who has advanced consistently in his 13 year sales and marketing career. David, who is currently a Senior Vice President with a large consumer goods manufacturer, began his career as a sales intern dusting off shelves at home centers and through hard work, relentless preparation and persistence, eventually gained responsibility of managing multi-million dollar portfolios at the world’s largest retailers. He attributes his continued success to the formula he has created that grew out of his faith-based upbringing.
David is a member of Toastmasters International, the National Association of Sales Professionals, and the Bentonville/Bella Vista Chamber of Commerce. He also spends his free time mentoring others or volunteering at his church and other local charities.
He believes that everyone can and should mentor someone toward greater success, which has served him well during his career building and managing sales teams. David has consistently earned awards and honors for exceptional sales performance and for top growth in product placement and revenue increase. Among his varied areas of expertise is Far East Sourcing, which helps explain David’s ten trips to Asia in 2011. Although he has lived and traveled all over the world, David is happy to be living with his family in Arkansas.