Path of Progress: Visuri Garcia Rojas
Throughout Visuri's years here at Harbor, she has held many roles in a short amount of time! She started as a Store Solutions Representative and worked her way to her current role as a Territory Sales Manager.
Path Of Progress

Path of Progress: Visuri Garcia Rojas

June 21, 2023

Throughout Visuri’s years here at Harbor, she has held many roles in a short amount of time! She started as a Store Solutions Representative and worked her way to her current role as a Territory Sales Manager.

Q: How did you make the transition from where you started to where you are now?

A: My prior retail c-store experience helped me incredibly in the transition of my roles here at Harbor. The ability to learn my roles fully, adapt to change, and be open to new opportunities also helped me grow.

Q: How long have you been with Harbor?

A: 3 years and 3 months

Q: Any advice for advancing your career at Harbor?

A: Step outside your comfort zone! Harbor has a lot of opportunities in various departments, and it is ultimately up to you to take that initial step. Learn everything you can in your current role and ask questions if something else interests you, but most importantly believe in yourself and give it your all.

Q: What roles have you held at Harbor?

A: Store Solutions Representative February 2020 through March 2021 / Lead Store Solutions Representative March 2021 through September 2022 / Foodservice Program Coordinator September 2022 through May 2023 / Territory Sales Manager May 2023 to present.

Q: What do you think is the most important quality to have to get your career started at Harbor?

A: Live by Harbor’s core values. Be genuine with yourself, friendly with everyone, resourceful in everything you do, and stay motivated daily. If you follow these four values, you will go far here at Harbor.

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