I am a committed, connected, and passionate leader with over 25 years of retail experience. As a Division Manager with leadership roles across multiple divisions of Walmart Stores, Inc., I am a strategic thinker and change agent with a talent for developing and implementing new processes, procedures and concepts. I have proven my ability to build, lead
I am a committed, connected, and passionate leader with over 25 years of retail experience. As a Division Manager with leadership roles across multiple divisions of Walmart Stores, Inc., I am a strategic thinker and change agent with a talent for developing and implementing new processes, procedures and concepts. I have proven my ability to build, lead and motivate effective teams. I have been recognized by Walmart Stores as a person of high integrity and ethics. I drive innovation and continuous improvement to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction and Every Day Low Cost initiatives.
Reciepient of the Wal-Mart Stores Inc Global Ethics Award in 2009. Few of these awards exists across the 2.2 million associates worldwide.
Divisional Operations Manager @ Deliver Wal-Mart Services business objectives for all large format and Division-1 stores. Ensure alignment with all segments of field operations regarding WM Services products and business initiatives. Manage 15,000 tenant spaces within the Supercenter formats as well as leading operational enhancements/Initiatives. From March 2014 to Present (1 year 10 months) Senior Leasing Manager @ Full service management of third party retail space for lease within Wal-Mart’s Eastern Business Unit locations within the Eastern United States to include. Manages 5.1 million sq ft tenant portfolio in 5,516 spaces, Responsibilities include:P&L budgeting and responsibilities, development of new tenant concepts and strategies, planning, tenant liaison and, prospecting, lease negotiations, issuance of breech notifications, negotiations of lease renewals, layout and design approval and tenancy administration. From 2002 to February 2014 (12 years) Sr Manager, Other Income @ Responsibilities included but not limited to, managing all store revenue generated from Coin Operated Amusement Equipment, Snack and Drink Vending, Pay Phones, Associate Lounge programs, Home Office Campus Vending programs.Managed departmental budgets, consolidation of suppliers, development of new revenue generating concepts for stores. From January 1997 to January 2002 (5 years 1 month) Manager, Operations Call Center/ Warranty Repair Program/ Check Verification programs @ Team was responsible for receiving incoming calls from field management teams, working collectively with Operations and Merchandising to resolve store related issues.
Development of Warranty Repair / Product Registration programs
Development of Electronic Check Truncation programs From 1994 to 2002 (8 years) Aviation @ Assigned to VAW120 Norfolk VA
1986 Sailor of the Quarter
1986 Sailor of the Year
1988-1992 Naval Reserves, Great Falls, Montana
Seabee, construction battalion of the U.S. Navy that build naval shore facilities in combat zones. From November 1984 to November 1992 (8 years 1 month)
Old Dominion University - College of Business and Public Administration From 1984 to 1988 Great Falls High School Rod Liston is skilled in: Retail, Management, Project Planning, Budgets, Negotiation, Program Management, P&L Management, Team Building, Customer Satisfaction, Ethics, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Leadership, Supply Chain, Business Strategy