Joe Calamusa IV is currently the Managing Director of The University of Alabama Sales Program and a Clinical Professor of Marketing in the Culverhouse College of Commerce. Before joining the UA faculty, Joe spent 10 years as the Corporate National Sales Manager for Peco Foods, Inc., a privately held and fully integrated poultry processor. While at Peco he started a private label grocery division that blossomed into over $150 million in annual sales to retail giants including Wal-Mart, The Kroger Co., Supervalu Inc., Safeway, Publix, Dollar General, and many others. Joe oversaw a national sales and broker network, and was responsible for the division’s strategy, supply chain, product development, and profitability. Prior to Peco Foods, Joe served as a Brand Manager for the Bryan Foods division of Sara Lee Corp. In this role he managed all product development, marketing, and sales support for the Hams and Canned Meats categories. Joe is a 1996 (B.S.) and 1998 (M.B.A.) graduate of The University of Alabama.
Joe is a co-founder and performer with the Sales & Leadership Development Group. His experience in corporate training and coaching span the Consumer Packaged Goods, Health Care, Retail, Media, Industrial Technology, and Municipal segments. He also specializes in small business consulting projects within the Legal, Information Technology and Non-profit fields.
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