Julie Gordon

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Julie-GordonJulie Gordon

Yankee Marketers
VP Sales

Years with company:  15 years

Education degrees and professional/volunteer organizations: Attended University of South Carolina.

 Mentors and how have they assisted you in your career: Bob and Brad Johnson have been my mentors in this industry.  They have not only taught me the skill set needed to succeed in food service but they have also shown me how to lead by example and  build business relationships based on honesty and integrity.

What are you most proud of in your career achievements? Do you have a defining moment of your career to date? I am most proud of working with our team to consistently achieve the goals of our manufacturers  as well as helping Yankee Marketers maintain a leadership role in the ever changing broker community. 

Most challenging part of your job: Meeting the goals our manufacturers while balancing the objectives of our customers

Advice for upcoming younger executives: Do not be afraid of hard work and always keep a positive attitude.  Learn from your mistakes and become a stronger and wiser person because of them.

Hobbies: I enjoy traveling, gardening, outdoor activities, live music and theatre.