Victor came to ARP in 2006 after a 25 year career in the Supermarket/Specialty Food Industry. He attended California State University of Fullerton where he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Business Marketing.
Victor was a Safeway Stores, Inc. Southern California Division Grocery Buyer where he spent a 10 year career working his way through the stores in his college years and promoted to the main office after finishing CSUF. He had excellent business training attending the Management Training Program, working as a Pricing Analyst and becoming a Safeway Division Grocery Buyer.
While at Safeway, Victor met his wife, Debra Sarkisian. Debra owned and operated Sarks Specialty Gourmet Coffee Company. Debra, an extremely beautiful, hard working entrepreneur, caught his eye the first day they met. Victor and Debra were married in 1985.
Victor joined Sarkisian & Associates in 1987 and had a very successful career as the Vice President of Sales for the Food Brokerage Division, calling on Corporate Accounts such as Safeway, Kroger, Ralph’s, Vons, Costco, Sams, Trader Joes, Albertsons, Stater Bros. & various grocery and independent chains. Debra currently owns and operates Sarkisian Specialty Coffee Company.
Victor and Debra have five children: Christina (UCLA Graduate), Joseph (UNLV Graduate), Nicole ( Loyola Marymount undergraduate, USC Masters), Victoria (College Student at PCC) and Elizabeth (High School student).
He has spent many hours coaching baseball, football, basketball, softball, attending golf, tennis and volleyball matches, enjoying music recitals, academic awards and achievements and just being a Dad. Raising five wonderful children has been the highlight of his life!
Victor enjoys spending time with his family, golf, tennis, skiing, boating and live music concerts.