From Cart Attendant to Retail Club Manager - View the video
7050 Watts Road
Madison, WI 53719
Career Clusters / Help Topics:
- Business Management and Administration
Born in St Paul, Minn., Adam Peck has lived in the Midwest his entire life. He attended high school in Rockford, Illinois and went onto Rockford College. At Rockford College, he played baseball for four years and received his degree in mathematics. Along the way, he also received the high school Heisman for the entire state of Illinois, was valedictorian of his high school class, and was able to run the Olympic Torch in downtown Chicago for the 2002 games. Following his college graduation, Adam has made his way through Chicago and Milwaukee with Sam’s Club and now finds himself in Madison where he plans to settle down with family.
Many young people get their first jobs in retail stores as a way to earn spending money or save for college. But the industry also offers great opportunities for long-term careers. Adam Peck started working at a Sam’s Club in high school, which turned into a job that got him through college and now has become his career. Now as Club Manager at the Madison store, Peck discusses the day-to-day challenges, benefits and rewards in retail as well as his potential to grow in his career with the nationwide retailer. (Running Time 22:37)