The Granite Bay Sales Management Team
Anthony Leon, General Manager
Anthony was Vice President of Retail Operations, Merchandise & Purchasing and a Director of Step Ahead Investments, the parent company of the 98 Cent Clearance Centers form 1985 to 1998. During that time he over saw the opening of 68 retail locations in Northern California & Nevada. He was responsible for the development of the merchandise model for closeouts and continuity products, and he managed a budget and purchasing plan exceeding 120 million dollars. Anthony has over 24 years of retail buying and merchandise planning experience.
Jack Meyers, Director of Logistics
Jack brings both managerial and Distribution skills to the GBS team. He has 15 years' experience as distribution Manager for the 98 Cent Clearance Centers and General Manager for Dollar Tree distribution for 6 years and West Coast Operations Manager for Blockbuster online. In these positions, his responsibilities included managing over a million sq. ft. of distribution centers; creating/implementing 10 million dollar operating budgets; and managing over 300 employees. Jack has over 27 years of distribution and logistics experience. His experience helps our customers get the best freight rates on their purchases.
Eric Leon, Executive Sales Manager
Eric has over 25 years' experience in the discount retail and wholesale liquidation industry.
His background includes 15 years as a Principal, Board Member, and Vice President of Purchasing and Wholesale Operations for the 98 Cent Clearance Centers/ Step Ahead Investment, Inc.
Mr. Leon also has extensive experience selling liquidation and closeout merchandise to a variety of discount retailers and wholesalers across the country. He has also worked very closely with manufacturers to develop high value discount continuity programs for major chains.