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  • ChoicePicks, LLC
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ChoicePicks, LLC
Twitter Handle
What best describes my company
Buying/Selling a Business, Finding Investors, Networking
Personal Quote
Food has been very, very good to me.
Owner - COO

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

May 2006 – Present (5 years 11 months)

Choice Picks serves the Foodservice Industry:
On line Sales and Marketing Applications / Consulting Services Available & are online Deal Management Systems connecting all trading partners affiliated with select distributors

"Brilliant Buys" & "Choice Deal Picks" are our branded On Line Monthly Reach and Deals Flyer

"Helen's Tropical-Exotics" Marinades and dry seasoning blends & "Central States Specialty Blending" are specialty processing companies that we consult with and manage selected Chain Restaurant Accounts

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Senior VP, Client Services & Corporate Officer Edit
Answers system, Inc

May 1995 – May 2006 (11 years 1 month) Oldsmar, Florida

Answers Systems - Trade Performance Management Systems

Responsible for Foodservice Sales & Marketing, Customer Service & Orders, Projects, Client Administration departments; Sold/marketed hosted technology solutions, market reach, database management and marketing services, settlement, warehouse and fulfillment projects, and consultative services to current and prospective clients. Brands successfully introduced CustomPic™, ValuTrak™, ContractPro™. Client relationships with executive level management of Foodservice Manufacturers, Distribution, and National Chain Accounts

Internally Customer Service, Sales and Marketing reported to me
This position is associated with:

1 Honor or Award

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President Edit
Peachtree Sales

June 1980 – March 1995 (14 years 10 months) Atlanta, Georgia

National Foodservice Contracted Sales Company responsible for network of Foodservice brokers, five U.S. Associate Sales Regions, Broad-line Distributors, and selected National Chain Restaurant Accounts for manufacturers like Pace Foods, Inc., Motts of Mississippi, Turko Packing, Inc., Eggecteria . . .,

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V.P. Foodservice Sales & Marketing Edit
Douglas Foods Sales, Convenience Foods Division of Flowers Industries

June 1973 – June 1980 (7 years 1 month) Douglas, Georgia

Responsible for U.S. five sales regions for $55,000,000 in sales - frozen and canned chicken, soups, sauces, canned meats

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E-5 Edit
U. S. Army

March 1971 – March 1973 (2 years 1 month) Okinawa, Japan & Vietnam

212th Military Police - Sentry Dog Company - Vietnam Campaign
Awarded Bronze Star
Honorable Discharge
This position is associated with:

1 Honor or Award
Years in the Industry

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At 5:53am on March 14, 2012, Marcus Guiliano said…

Congratulations on joining FohBoh! This is a wonderful online restaurant community with lots of great postings. Enjoy the site and keep active with pictures, comments and postings.

Chef Marcus Guiliano





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