Brachs Confections

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Brach's Confections is a candy and sweets company headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. In November 1980, Brach's Confections was sold to Bertram Johnson and then in 2012, it merged with the Ferrara Pan Candy Company to form the Ferrara Candy Company. Headquarters: Dallas, TX Market: United States of America Tagline: Break Out the Brach's Founder: Emil J. Brach Founded: 1904 Parent organization: Brach's Confections Holding, Inc.

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Brachs Confections Employees

Employee
Years
Job
Industry
Jeff Ferguson (jeff.ferguson64@gmail.com) Jeff Ferguson (jeff.ferguson64@gmail.com) Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Jeff Ferguson (jeff.ferguson64@gmail.com)'s Brachs Confections Experience 2006 - July 2006
Job Director, Customer Engagement at Mannington Mills, Inc.
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Mannington Mills, Inc.   January 2014 - Present
Mannington Mills, Inc.   July 2012 - December 2013
Faus Group Inc  March 2011 - July 2012
Faus Group, Inc  July 2007 - March 2011
Faus Group Inc  July 2006 - July 2007
Brach's Confections  2006 - July 2006
Brach's Confections  October 1998 - 2006
Genuine Parts Company  1995 - 1998
Genuine Parts Company  1992 - 1995

Skills
PowerPoint, Customer Service, Customer Relations, Budgeting, Negotiation, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Word, Excel, Operations Management, Sales Management, New Business Development, Budgets, Management, Inventory Control, Sales Operations, Process Improvement, Contract Negotiation, Sales, Purchasing, Retail, Leadership, Continuous Improvement, Forecasting, Customer Satisfaction, Warehousing, Supply Chain

Education
Georgia College and State University   1982 — 1987
BA, Management

Purdue University
Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification, Certificate Issued April 2012

Christine Marzec Christine Marzec Greater Chicago Area Details
Christine Marzec's Brachs Confections Experience 1987 - 1995
Job Senior Cost Accountant at Griffith Laboratories
Industry Food Production
Experience
Griffith Laboratories  September 2010 - Present
Nielsen-Bainbridge  October 2000 - September 2010
Rhodia  April 1998 - August 2000
Brach's Confections  1987 - 1995

Skills
Cost Accounting, Forecasting, Financial Reporting, SAP, Accounting, Financial Analysis, Internal Controls, Budgets, Auditing, ERP, Financial Forecasting, Accounts Receivable, Analysis, General Ledger, Process Improvement, Variance Analysis

Education
DePaul University
BS, Commerce

Saint Xavier University
MBA, International Business

Dr. John Flanyak Dr. John Flanyak Greater Chicago Area Details
Dr. John Flanyak's Brachs Confections Experience May 1992 - January 2002
Job Owner / President at Flanyak Scientific, LLC
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Flanyak Scientific, LLC   June 2011 - Present
Farleys and Sathers Candy Co.   October 2007 - June 2011
Brach, Van Houten, Jacobs Suchard   January 2003 - September 2007
Brach's Confections  May 1992 - January 2002
Jelly Belly Co.   February 1989 - May 1992

Skills
Food Industry, Quality System, Food, Food Science, R&D, Product Development, Commercialization, Dairy, Contract Manufacturing, Competitive Analysis, Packaging, GMP, Formulation, Manufacturing, HACCP, Flexibility, Quality Assurance, Product Innovation, P&L Management, Consulting, Consumer Products, Organics, Auditing, Continuous Improvement, Ingredients, Food Processing, Allergens, Grocery, Customer Insight, National Accounts, Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing..., Specialized Education, Food Product Development, Technical Consulting, Regulatory Specialist, Food Safety Specialist, Quality Systems, Packaging (flexible..., Audits, Organic Foods, Sugarfree Foods, Pharmafoods &..., Checolate Formulation &..., Vegan Foods, New Updated Product..., Food Technology, FMCG

Education
Loyola University Chicago   1969 — 1973
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry

Lewis University   1964 — 1968
BS, Chemistry

Fay Hensley Fay Hensley Greater Chicago Area Details
Fay Hensley's Brachs Confections Experience September 2002 - April 2004
Job
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
PepsiCo  March 2013 - Present
PepsiCo  February 2011 - March 2013
PepsiCo  March 2004 - May 2011
Pepsico - Quaker Foods & Snacks Division   2004 - August 2010
PepsiCo  2004 - 2008
Brach's Confections  September 2002 - April 2004
Safeway  April 1997 - September 2002
Dominick's  1997 - 2002

Skills
Forecasting, Marketing Strategy, Sales, Profit, Management, Grocery, FMCG, Customer Insight, Consumer Products, Trade Marketing, IRI, Shopper Marketing

Education
Lewis University   1997 — 2000
MBA, Marketing

Loyola University Chicago   1990 — 1994
BA, Marketing

David Brantley David Brantley Las Vegas, Nevada Area Details
David Brantley's Brachs Confections Experience 2000 - 2008
Job DSD Sales and Management
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Russell Stover Candies  March 2007 - March 2013
Brachs Confections   2000 - 2008
Interstate Brands Corporation DSD   December 1995 - May 1999
Aramark Uniform Services  August 1993 - October 1995

Skills
Grocery, Direct Store Delivery, Merchandising, Forecasting, Consumer Products, Sales, Retail, Sales Operations, Management, Sales Management, Inventory Management

Education
Western Oregon University   1974 — 1976
BS

Mt. Hood Community College   1972 — 1974

Stewart Chastain Stewart Chastain Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Stewart Chastain's Brachs Confections Experience June 1998 - August 2006
Job Purchasing Leader North American Silica JM Huber
Industry Building Materials
Experience
Huber Engineered Materials  May 2014 - Present
JM Huber  August 2006 - April 2014
Brach's Confections  June 1998 - August 2006
Brach's Confections  September 2000 - May 2001
Brach's Confections  June 1998 - September 2000

Skills
Procurement, Supply Chain, Forecasting, SAP, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Transportation, Continuous Improvement, Inventory Management, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Team Building, Change Management, Logistics, Warehousing, Pricing, Supply Management, Materials Management, Strategic Sourcing, Contract Negotiation, Cross-functional Team..., Global Sourcing, Process Improvement, Materials, Sourcing, Purchasing, Contract Management, Negotiation, Product Development, MRP, Management, Budgets, Project Planning, Business Process..., Sales Operations, Analysis, ERP, Strategic Planning, Vendor Management, Sales Management, Indirect Purchasing

Education
University of Southern Mississippi   1987 — 1991
BSBA, Purchasing

Shelley Gilbert, MBA Shelley Gilbert, MBA Greater Chicago Area Details
Shelley Gilbert, MBA's Brachs Confections Experience June 1999 - April 2000
Job National Account Executive at Quorn Foods, Inc.
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Quorn Foods, Inc.   May 2014 - Present
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.   March 2013 - February 2014
Ricola USA, Inc   January 2002 - August 2012
Novartis Consumer Health  January 2000 - January 2001
Brach's Confections  June 1999 - April 2000
Brach's Confections  November 1996 - June 1999
Warner Lambert Co  September 1995 - November 1996
Adams Div., Warner Lambert   January 1994 - September 1995
Adams Div., Warner Lambert   April 1993 - December 1993
Adams Div., Warner Lambert   January 1992 - March 1993

Skills
Consumer Products, Sales Management, Direct Sales, Managed Brokers, Sales Strategies, Product Marketing, Account Management, Managerial, Business Development, Category Management, Marketing Strategy, Brokers, Management, Retail, Pricing, Sales Operations, P&L Management, Strategy, Forecasting, Key Account Development, Sales, Cross-functional Team..., FMCG, Grocery, Competitive Analysis

Education
Loyola University Chicago   1990 — 1991
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Marketing

Loyola University of Chicago   1978 — 1980
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing

Emilie Denson Emilie Denson Knoxville, Tennessee Details
Emilie Denson's Brachs Confections Experience September 1998 - April 2000
Job HR Project Manager at DENSO
Industry Automotive
Experience
DENSO  July 2013 - Present
DENSO  April 2000 - Present
Brach's Confections  September 1998 - April 2000
Lee University  August 1994 - May 1998
McRae Communications  1997 - 1998

Skills
Employee Benefits, Benefits Administration, Automotive, Internal Communications, Customer Service, Human Resources, Organizational..., Employee Relations, Training, Leadership

Education
Lee University   1994 — 1998
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Communications

Tracy Spears Tracy Spears Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Tracy Spears's Brachs Confections Experience 2004 - 2006
Job HR Generalist, Social Media, Meeting Organizer, Human Capital Strategist
Industry Construction
Experience
UR Holdings (SRG Roofing, United Renovations, United Renovations Specialty Group)   January 2013 - Present
Taco Bell, Corp  November 2006 - January 2013
Worth Williams Properties   2006 - 2006
Brach's Confections  2004 - 2006
Frito Lay  2002 - 2003
Brinker International  1997 - 2001

Skills
Microsoft Office, Social Media, Calendaring, Organization, Human Resources, Customer Service, Onboarding, Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Social Networking, Social Recruiting, Event Planning, Recruiting, Cross-functional Team..., Leadership, Payroll, Training

Education
University of North Texas   2012 — 2014
Human Resources Management and Services

Brookhaven Community College   2009 — 2010
Associate in Arts, Business Administration and Management, General

University of Phoenix
Business Management, Human Resources

Bettina Yario Bettina Yario Greater Chicago Area Details
Bettina Yario's Brachs Confections Experience June 1993 - March 1995
Job Sr. National Account Manager at Golden State Foods
Industry Food Production
Experience
Golden State Foods  November 2013 - Present
Baldwin Richardson Foods  November 2010 - October 2013
Loders Croklaan  July 2007 - June 2010
Cargill  November 2005 - July 2007
Bioproducts Inc.   July 1998 - November 2005
Crompton & Knowles - ITC   November 1996 - July 1998
CPC Foodservice   March 1995 - October 1996
Brach's Confections  June 1993 - March 1995

Education
Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University   1998 — 2000
Masters, Business Administration

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1989 — 1993
BS, Food Science

Phil Gorski Phil Gorski Greater Chicago Area Details
Phil Gorski's Brachs Confections Experience June 1992 - December 1994
Job Business Manager John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. / Fisher Nuts
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
John B. Sanfilippo / Fisher   2009 - Present
PepsiCo  2005 - 2009
Time Warner Retail Sales & Marketing  June 1999 - June 2005
Time Warner Retail Sales & Marketing  December 1994 - June 1999
Brach's Confections  June 1992 - December 1994
Georgia-Pacific (James River)   June 1986 - June 1992

Skills
P&L Management, Sales Operations, Account Management, Merchandising, Shopper Marketing, Product Development, Management, Selling, FMCG, Key Account Management, Business Development, Grocery, Consumer Products, Nielsen, Negotiation, IRI, Retail, Food Industry, Competitive Analysis, New Business Development, Sales Management, Supply Chain, Sales, National Accounts, Leadership

Education
Eastern University   1996 — 1998
MBA, Business

Western Michigan University   1982 — 1985
BS

Sharon Lineberry Sharon Lineberry Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Sharon Lineberry's Brachs Confections Experience April 2004 - May 2006
Job Case Manager/Supervisor, Genex Services, LLC
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
GENEX Services, LLC  September 2014 - Present
Universal American  March 2014 - September 2014
Vitas Healthcare  July 2012 - July 2014
Epic Health Services, Inc.   August 2011 - August 2012
Silverado Senior Living  October 2011 - July 2012
Southwestern Women's Surgery Center   January 2011 - August 2011
Brach's Confections  April 2004 - May 2006
Advantage Sales & Marketing  November 2001 - July 2003
Nortel Networks  April 1993 - July 2001

Education
Texas Woman's University   2009 — 2010
Bachelor of Science (BS), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

University of Missouri-Kansas City   1983 — 1987
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Marketing

Rock Bridge High School, Columbia, MO

Lisa A Smith Lisa A Smith Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Lisa A Smith's Brachs Confections Experience May 1996 - June 2003
Job Controller at MetalTek International
Industry Machinery
Experience
MetalTek International  January 2015 - Present
Hawker Powersource  September 2008 - January 2015
Hawker Powersource  June 2003 - August 2008
Brach's Confections  May 1996 - June 2003

Skills
General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, SOX, Accounting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Financial Management, Forecasting, Budgeting, Inventory Management, Excel, GAAP, Cost Accounting, Reconciliation, SAP, Manufacturing, Word, Outlook, Microsoft Office, P&L Management, ERP, Internal Controls, Cash Flow, Fixed Assets, Administration, Problem Solving, Expenses, Invoicing

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1992 — 1996
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Accounting and Finance

Kay Sencabaugh Kay Sencabaugh Hunt Valley, Maryland Details
Kay Sencabaugh's Brachs Confections Experience April 1995 - September 2007
Job Business Systems Analyst at McCormick & Company, Inc.
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
McCormick & Company, Inc.   October 2007 - Present
Brachs Confections   April 1995 - September 2007
The Hartwell Company  May 1985 - April 1995
The Lodge at Harvard Square  June 1977 - April 1985

Skills
Process Improvement, SAP R/3, SAP Configuration, Cross-functional Team..., Change Management, SAP, ERP, Business Process, Supply Chain, Forecasting, SharePoint, Logistics, Business Intelligence, Business Analysis, Project Management, Business Process..., Integration

Education
Yale University   1968 — 1972
M. Phil, Medieval studies

Harvard University   1965 — 1968
B.A., History and Literature

Jennifer Crawley Jennifer Crawley Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Jennifer Crawley's Brachs Confections Experience February 1995 - March 2009
Job Locator Provider at Schumacher Group
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Schumacher Group  October 2010 - Present
INVISTA  March 2008 - December 2009
Brach's Confections  February 1995 - March 2009

Skills
Physician Recruitment, Customer Service, SAP, Emergency Medicine, Hospitals, Healthcare, Healthcare Staffing, Salesforce.com, Logistics, MRP

Education
Chattanooga State Community College
Business/Marketing Management

Tennessee Technological University

Diana Alvarez Diana Alvarez Greater Chicago Area Details
Diana Alvarez's Brachs Confections Experience 1999 - 2001
Job Senior Occupational Health and Safety Manager at Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Industry Hospitality
Experience
Hyatt Hotels Corporation  March 2013 - Present
Hyatt Hotels Corporation  February 2004 - March 2013
Illinois Bone and Joint Institute  2003 - 2004
Zurich Insurance Services  2001 - 2003
Brach's Confections  1999 - 2001
Holy Family Hospital  1997 - 1999
Holy Family Hospital  1994 - 1997
Holy Family Hospital  1983 - 1994

Skills
Workers Compensation, Occupational Health, Nursing, Case Managment, Hospitals, Healthcare, Clinical Research, Employee Relations, Risk Assessment, Training, Hotels, Microsoft Excel, Onboarding, Public Speaking, Hotel Management, FMLA, Employee Training, Policy, Case Management, Hospitality

Education
Morton College   1990 — 1995
Nursing, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

Nursing
Nursing

Rick Callender Rick Callender Altamont, New York Details
Rick Callender's Brachs Confections Experience 1999 - 2005
Job National Account Manager OurPet's Company
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
OurPet's Company  May 2012 - Present
FM Browns and Sons   2010 - 2012
Central Life Sciences  2005 - 2009
Brach's Confections  1999 - 2005

Education
American University   1978 — 1982
Double Major - Public Communications/Political Science, Bachelors Degree - 1982, 3.45 GPA

American University

Andy Jacobs Andy Jacobs Lancaster, Pennsylvania Details
Andy Jacobs's Brachs Confections Experience May 2001 - August 2003
Job SVP Chief Customer Officer at Hostess Brands
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Hostess Brands  January 2014 - Present
Share Point Consulting   September 2012 - Present
Wolfgang Candy Company   January 2013 - January 2014
The Hershey Company  December 2010 - May 2012
The Hershey Company  January 2007 - December 2010
The Hershey Company  December 2005 - January 2007
The Hershey Company  September 2003 - December 2005
Brach's Confections  May 2001 - August 2003
Brach's Confections  December 1998 - April 2001
Brach's Confections  February 1995 - November 1998

Skills
Strategic Planning, P&L Management, Collaborative Leadership, Customer Development, Sales Planning, Pricing Strategy, Brand Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Category Management, New Product Development, FMCG, Walmart, Consumer Promotion, Advertising, Retail Merchandising, Retail Operations, Consumer Products, Management, Merchandising, Product Development, Segmentation, Sales Plan, Team Building, Sales Operations, Strategy, CRM, Nielsen, Key Account Development, Trade Marketing, Grocery, Retail, Customer Insight, Leadership, Cross-functional Team..., Income Statement, Sales Management, Marketing, Product Innovation, Sales, Categorization, Brand Management, Competitive Analysis, Pricing, Market Planning, Business Planning, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Management, Food, Integrated Marketing, E-commerce

Education
Wake Forest University - Babcock Graduate School of Management   1991 — 1993
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Concentration in Brand Management & Marketing

Denison University   1985 — 1989
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History & Communications

Janine Potter Janine Potter Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Janine Potter's Brachs Confections Experience June 2006 - May 2007
Job Customer Service Representative/Sales at DC International
Industry Accounting
Experience
DC International  June 2011 - Present
TORCHMARK CORP  March 2008 - December 2009
Brach's Confections  June 2006 - May 2007
Ericsson, Inc  May 1995 - December 1997
CompuCom Systems  April 1991 - May 1995

Education
Louisiana Tech University
B.S, Marketing

Southern Methodist University   2012 — 2012
Paralegal, Law

Kevin Murrin Kevin Murrin Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Kevin Murrin's Brachs Confections Experience February 1997 - September 2003
Job FREY Sales & Marketing V.P. of Business Development
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
FREY Sales & Marketing LLC   March 2008 - Present
Brach's Confections, Inc.   February 1994 - December 2007
Brach's Confections  February 1997 - September 2003
Brach's Confections  February 1994 - February 1997
ALPO Petfoods  1989 - 1994
Knouse Foods  1987 - 1989
Ralston Purina  1974 - 1987
HJ Heinz  January 1972 - January 1974

Skills
Negotiation, Brand Development, Strategic Planning, SAP, Team Building, Category Management, Consumer Insights, Merchandising, Strategy Development, Product Development, Marketing Strategy, Sales Management, Forecasting, Market Research, Promotions, Sales Operations, Inventory Management, Private Label, Customer Insight, Strategy, Management, Competitive Analysis, Consumer Products, Business Planning, FMCG, P&L Management, E-commerce, Market Planning, Executive Management, Leadership, Marketing, Sales, Marketing Management, Pricing, Business Strategy, Cross-functional Team..., New Business Development, Outsourcing, Retail

Education
St. John Fisher College   1969 — 1971
BBA, Business

Becker College   1967 — 1969
AS in BA, Business

Melanie Roberts Melanie Roberts Washington D.C. Metro Area Details
Melanie Roberts's Brachs Confections Experience April 1993 - November 1993
Job Principal at linchpin creative
Industry Graphic Design
Experience
linchpin creative   March 2012 - Present
AARP  October 1995 - February 2012
Rand McNally  1994 - 1995
Brach's Confections  April 1993 - November 1993

Skills
Illustrator, InDesign, Print Production, Logo Design, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, Writing, Art Direction, Illustration, Adobe Creative Suite, Mac, Newsletters, Marketing Materials, Extensis Portfolio, Digital Asset Management, Graphic Design, Extensis Suitcase, Marketing, Social Media, Brand Development, Publications, Advertising, Visual Communication, Graphics, Photography, Email Marketing, Art, Typography, Brochures, Corporate Identity, Creative Direction, Corporate Branding, Layout, Branding & Identity, Nonprofits, Editing, Strategic Planning, Branding

Education
Northern Illinois University   1987 — 1991
BFA, Visual Communication

Scott Sharapata Scott Sharapata Ellenton, Florida Details
Scott Sharapata's Brachs Confections Experience 1981 - 2002
Job Lead Thermoforming Tech at INTERNATIONAL LABS, INC
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Experience
WestRock Company  April 2009 - Present
Catalent Pharma Solutions  2006 - 2008
Cardinal Health  2002 - 2006
Brach's Confections  1981 - 2002

Skills
Thermoforming, Manufacturing, cGMP manufacturing, Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Printers, Metal Fabrication, Line Maintenance, Machine Vision, Precision Tooling, Lean Manufacturing, SAP Implementation, Continuous Improvement, Industrial Maintenance, Process Improvement, GMP, FDA, Cross-functional Team..., Product Development

Education
Harper College   1980 — 1982

Jeffrey Beyer Jeffrey Beyer Cincinnati Area Details
Jeffrey Beyer's Brachs Confections Experience March 2002 - February 2008
Job National Sales Manager, Kroger
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Legendary Baking  February 2008 - Present
Brach's Confections  March 2002 - February 2008
ConAgra Foods  July 1986 - March 2002

Skills
Strategy, Sales Management, Strategic Planning, Management, Grocery, Customer Insight, Product Development, Consumer Products, Private Label, Retail, Team Building, Negotiation, Competitive Analysis, Pricing, P&L Management, Key Account Development, Budgets, FMCG, Sales Operations, Key Account Management, IRI, Shopper Marketing, Market Planning, Income Statement, Customer Marketing, Merchandising, Nielsen, National Accounts, AC Nielsen, Spectra, Marketing Management, Trade Marketing, Direct Store Delivery, Distributors, Categorization, Pricing Strategy, Cross-functional Team..., Food, Sales Plan, Retail Category..., Sales Presentations, Frozen Food, Marketing Research, Market Analysis, Consumer Insight, Brand Development, P&L

Education
Ohio University   1982 — 1985
BA, Advertising / Marketing

Frankfurt International School   1978 — 1980

Sycamore HS

Sandy (Rudd) Murdaugh Sandy (Rudd) Murdaugh Ooltewah, Tennessee Details
Sandy (Rudd) Murdaugh's Brachs Confections Experience October 1995 - October 1997
Job Administrative Assistant to Plant Manager Mueller Company
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Mueller Co.  June 2014 - Present
Self-Employed  October 1997 - June 2014
Procter & Gamble (Contract)   October 2011 - July 2013
Brach's Confections  October 1995 - October 1997
Computer Training Professionals   August 1994 - October 1995
BCP Technical Services   June 1993 - July 1994
Astec Industries  December 1983 - June 1993

Skills
Training, Microsoft Office, SAP R/3, Data Analysis, Databases, Access, Administrative Functions, Office Management, Software Documentation, Process Flow..., Cost Accounting, MSDS, Industrial Water..., Chemical Safety, Legal Compliance, Key Element Auditing, Process Engineering, Microsoft Excel, Security, Budgets, Human Resources, Recruiting, Project Management, Proposal Writing

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1984 — 1984

Memphis State University   1983 — 1984

Chattanooga Valley High

Terry Birley Terry Birley Greater Denver Area Details
Terry Birley's Brachs Confections Experience 2002 - 2007
Job Assistant Sales Manager at Albertson's / Safeway
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Albertson's / Safeway   March 2015 - Present
Russell Stover Candies  August 2007 - March 2015
Brach's Confections  2002 - 2007
Safeway  1998 - 2002
Walgreens  October 1995 - April 1998

Skills
Category Management, Grocery, DSD, Distributors, P&L Management, Sales Management, Consumer Insights, Sales Operations, Negotiation, Retail, Strategic Planning, New Business Development, Promotions, Direct Store Delivery, Customer Insight, Consumer Products, Management, Product Development, Income Statement, IRI, Pricing, FMCG, Key Account Development, Shopper Marketing, Key Account Management, Forecasting, Trade Marketing, Sales, Merchandising, Nielsen, Market Planning, Competitive Analysis, Brand Management, Account Management, Training, Categorization, Inventory Management, Cross-functional Team..., B2B, Marketing Management, AC Nielsen, Food, Wholesale, Selling, Brand Development, Direct Sales, Sales Plan, Supply Chain, Product Launch, Marketing Strategy

Education
St. Ambrose University   1976 — 1979
Bachelors, Business Administration

Bradley University

Jay Kirkus Jay Kirkus Greater Boston Area Details
Jay Kirkus's Brachs Confections Experience April 2001 - March 2002
Job Business Development Manager at Forrester Research
Industry Market Research
Experience
Forrester Research  June 2014 - Present
The Nielsen Company  March 2003 - January 2014
LeapFrog  April 2002 - March 2003
Brach's Confections  April 2001 - March 2002
Quaker Oats  June 1990 - February 2001
IRI  September 1986 - May 1990

Skills
Market Research, Competitive Analysis, Market Analysis, Spectra, Competitive Intelligence, Consumer Behaviour, Business Insights, Data Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Retail, Shopper Marketing, Customer Insight, Marketing Research

Education
Aurora University   1982 — 1986
BS, Marketing

Middlesex University   1985 — 1985
Certificate, History

Letty Palacios Letty Palacios Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area Details
Letty Palacios's Brachs Confections Experience September 1993 - September 2004
Job Office Manager and Executive Assistant
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Intelsat  April 2015 - Present
Campbell Soup Company  January 2010 - October 2014
Campbell Sales Co.   August 2005 - July 2011
Brach's Confections  September 1993 - September 2004
Brach's Confections  July 1980 - September 1993

Skills
Office Administration, Administrative..., Sales Coordination, International Logistics, Latin American markets, Fully Bilingual English..., Customer Insight, Consumer Products, FMCG, Logistics, Key Account Development, International Sales, Supply Chain, Cross-functional Team..., Market Research, SAP, Competitive Analysis, Sales Management, Pricing, Forecasting, Inventory Management, Shopper Marketing, Brand Management, Key Account Management

Education
Miami Dade College
Business Administration

Gary Gatton Gary Gatton Fort Wayne, Indiana Area Details
Gary Gatton's Brachs Confections Experience September 1989 - March 1991
Job Vice President of Sales, Traditional Medicinals
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Traditional Medicinals, Inc.   January 2013 - Present
Kellogg Company  September 2011 - June 2012
Kellogg Company  July 2009 - September 2011
Kellogg Company  August 2007 - July 2009
Kellogg Company  January 2007 - August 2007
Kellogg Company  January 2002 - December 2006
Kellogg Company  October 2000 - December 2001
The Pillsbury Company  April 1991 - September 2000
Brach's Confections  September 1989 - March 1991
Procter & Gamble  May 1985 - August 1989

Skills
IRI, Shopper Marketing, Trade Marketing, Consumer Products, Grocery, Nielsen, Direct Store Delivery, FMCG, AC Nielsen, Customer Insight, Spectra, Customer Marketing

Education
Ball State University - College of Business   1981 — 1985
Bachelor of Science (BS), Finance, General

Stephen Gemza Stephen Gemza Dayton, Ohio Area Details
Stephen Gemza's Brachs Confections Experience May 1998 - September 1999
Job Branch Manager/Southwest Ohio RESTORATION DIVISION at The Waterworks
Industry Environmental Services
Experience
The Waterworks  May 2015 - Present
G.L DART GENERAL CONTRACTING, INC.   May 2011 - May 2015
Detroit Lions  May 2009 - May 2010
Impact Resource Group (formerly Huffy Service Solutions until 2004)   March 2002 - February 2009
ARAMARK Refreshment Services  February 2000 - May 2001
Brach's Confections  May 1998 - September 1999
Staff Pro  October 1993 - August 1997
Diamond Dave Enterprises   February 1988 - September 1993
Contemporary Services Corporation  April 1981 - September 1990
Seattle Seahawks  April 1984 - September 1984

Skills
Event Management, Management, Sports Marketing, Income Statement, Merchandising, Training, Retail, Marketing Strategy, Trade Shows, Strategic Planning, Payroll, Business Development, Event Planning, Leadership, B2B, Team Leadership, Cold Calling, Sales, Microsoft Excel, Coaching, Account Management, New Business Development, Customer Service, Marketing, Security, Recruiting, Fundraising, Social Networking, Sales Process, Public Relations, Team Building, Sales Management, Contract Negotiation, Logistics, Sales Operations, Project Planning, Social Media, Project Management, Teamwork, Operations Management, Budgets, Entertainment, Public Speaking, Microsoft Office, Inventory Management, Sports, Advertising, Customer Satisfaction

Education
University of California, Los Angeles   1979 — 1984
History

Philip Burrow Philip Burrow Greater Chicago Area Details
Philip Burrow's Brachs Confections Experience August 1977 - December 2003
Job Supply Chain Management
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Citgo Refinery   September 2006 - November 2009
Madison Whse   April 2006 - September 2006
Schwan's home Service  June 2005 - April 2006
Brach's Confections  August 1977 - December 2003
Brach's Confections  January 2000 - January 2003

Skills
Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management

Education
Harper College   2004 — 2008
Cert., Supply Chain Management

Harper College   2004 — 2007
SCM

John Arthur Daniel John Arthur Daniel Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
John Arthur Daniel's Brachs Confections Experience 1995 - 2000
Job
Industry Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
Experience
Propex Operating Company, LLC  2014 - Present
Covenant Transport  November 2010 - 2014
Covenant Transport  February 2004 - October 2010
SI  2000 - 2003
Brach's Confections  1995 - 2000

Skills
Pricing, Strategic Planning, Competitive Analysis, Business Planning, Product Development, Advertising, Marketing Communications, E-commerce, Fundamental Analysis, Forecasting, Operations Management, Budgets, Transportation, Process Improvement, Contract Negotiation, Recruiting, Truckload, Logistics, Team Building, Leadership, Transportation..., Management, Sales, Marketing, Sales Management, Six Sigma, Analysis, Supply Chain, P&L Management, Continuous Improvement, Logistics Management, Strategy, LTL, Supply Chain Management, Container, Inventory Management, Trucking, 3PL, P&L, Sales Operations, Fleet Management, Warehouse Management, Negotiation, Growth Strategies, ROI Strategies

Education
Vanderbilt University - Owen Graduate School of Management   1998 — 2000
MBA

University of Georgia - Terry College of Business   1989 — 1993
BBA Cum Laude, High Honors

Baylor School   1983 — 1989

Robert Capps Robert Capps Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Robert Capps's Brachs Confections Experience September 1994 - September 2007
Job Senior Scientist Research and Development at Ferrara Candy Co
Industry Food Production
Experience
Ferrara Candy Company  2012 - Present
Farleys and Sathers   September 2007 - 2012
Brach's Confections  September 1994 - September 2007
Brock Candy   1993 - 1994

Skills
R&D, Consumer Products, Design of Experiments, Product Innovation, Formulation, Food Science, Commercialization, Sensory Evaluation, Food Technology, Open Innovation, Raw Materials, Ingredients, Food Processing, Flavors, Cross-functional Team..., Food Industry, Product Development, Manufacturing, Rheology

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1984 — 1989
Bachelor of Science (BS), Engineering/Industrial Management

Patrick Semtner, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP, CBP, GRP Patrick Semtner, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP, CBP, GRP United States Details
Patrick Semtner, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, CCP, CBP, GRP's Brachs Confections Experience January 1997 - January 2006
Job Director of Human Resources at Carolina West Wireless
Industry Human Resources
Experience
Acument Global Technologies  April 2014 - February 2015
Covenant College  September 2011 - February 2014
Sadler's Smokehouse, Ltd.   May 2008 - September 2011
Semtner Group, LLC   March 2007 - May 2008
Barry Callebaut  January 2006 - March 2007
Brach's Confections  January 1997 - January 2006
Cracker Barrel  January 1988 - January 1997

Skills
SPHR, CCP, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Talent Management, Recruiting, Human Resources, HRIS, Organizational..., GRP, Leadership Development, Team Building, Diversity & Inclusion, Workforce Planning, Executive Search, HR Policies, Succession Planning, Personnel Management, Deferred Compensation, Program Management, Budgets, Temporary Placement, FMLA, Labor Relations, Onboarding, Management, Training, Interviews, New Hire Orientations, Employee Benefits, Employee Engagement, Benefits Administration, Talent Acquisition, Organizational..., Hiring, Applicant Tracking..., Career Development, Compensation & Benefit, Employee Training, Career Counseling, Job Descriptions, Organizational Design, Conflict Resolution, Job Analysis, Employment Law, Sourcing, Employer Branding, HR Consulting, Technical Recruiting, Leadership

Education
Cumberland University   1995 — 1997
Master of Science, Human Relations

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign   1980 — 1982
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration

Illinois Central College   1978 — 1980
Associate of Science, Business Administration

Illinois Valley Central High School   1974 — 1978
High School Diploma

JEANETTE DELANEY JEANETTE DELANEY Greater Chicago Area Details
JEANETTE DELANEY's Brachs Confections Experience June 1987 - December 1997
Job Benefits Communicator, BCInsourcing
Industry Human Resources
Experience
Family Home health and Centered hospice   July 2008 - August 2010
Sheldon Good & Company  November 2002 - December 2008
Air Wisconsin Airlines  December 2003 - May 2004
Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital   January 2000 - January 2002
Trilogy Inc  January 1997 - January 2000
Brach's Confections  June 1987 - December 1997
Brach's Confections  1988 - 1996

Skills
Accounts Receivable, FMLA, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Employee Benefits, Applicant Tracking..., HRIS, Performance Management, Onboarding, Personnel Management, Payroll, ADP Payroll, Training, Deferred Compensation, Recruiting, New Hire Orientations, Accounts Payable, Interviews

Education
Salem International University   2010 — 2011
MBA, Business Management

National-Louis University
Bachelor of Science, Business Management

National Louis University
Bachelor of Science, Business Management

Clay Crouch Clay Crouch Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Clay Crouch's Brachs Confections Experience 1994 - 1996
Job President at Horizons Global Trading LLC
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Horizons Global Trading LLC   October 2010 - Present
Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation   April 2007 - Present
McKee Foods Corporation  2002 - Present
Summit Development Company   1994 - 2002
Arcor SAIC  1996 - 1998
Brach's Confections  1994 - 1996

Skills
Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Customer Insight, New Business Development, Marketing Strategy, Sales Management, Shopper Marketing, Cross-functional Team..., Negotiation, Team Building, Retail, Supply Chain, Marketing, Team Leadership, Account Management, Market Research, Pricing, Key Account Development, Market Planning, P&L Management, Strategy, FMCG, Brand Development, Management, Sales

Education
Emory University - Goizueta Business School   1981 — 1983
MBA, Marketing Finance

Washington and Lee University   1974 — 1978
BA, Economics

Harvard-Westlake School   1968 — 1978

Kim Knutsen Kim Knutsen Greater Denver Area Details
Kim Knutsen's Brachs Confections Experience September 1989 - September 1993
Job SQF Lead Auditor at NSF International
Industry Food Production
Experience
NSF International  October 2009 - Present
Zuma's Rescue Ranch  2011 - 2014
Einstein Noah's Rest. Group   April 2004 - March 2009
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group  2003 - 2009
New World Restaurant Group  April 2002 - April 2004
The Home Depot  May 2001 - April 2002
Castle Rock Feed and Western Wear   May 2000 - September 2001
SGS US Testing   March 2000 - September 2001
Original American Scones / HAVI   September 1993 - May 2000
Brach's Confections  September 1989 - September 1993

Skills
HACCP, FDA, Food Safety, Manufacturing, Food, Food Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Cross-functional Team..., Program Management, GMP, Quality System, Auditing, Food Industry, Food Service, Restaurants, Food Processing, Leadership, Bakery, Dairy, Customer Service, Project Management, Quality Control, Microsoft Office, Access, Root Cause Analysis, SQF, Microbiology, Process Improvement, Sanitation

Education
St. Cloud State University - Herberger Business School   1983 — 1988

Denise Turner Denise Turner Palm Harbor, Florida Details
Denise Turner's Brachs Confections Experience April 1995 - June 1997
Job Hyperion System Administrator at Velocity Technology Solutions
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Velocity Technology Solutions  June 2013 - Present
Abercrombie & Fitch  March 2011 - June 2013
Navisite  September 1998 - January 2011
The Home Depot  November 1997 - September 1998
Technology Solutions Company  June 1997 - October 1997
Brach's Confections  April 1995 - June 1997

Skills
PeopleSoft, Essbase, Hyperion Enterprise, Hyperion Planning, OBIEE, IBM Content Manager, Kofax, Autonomy iManage, Business Intelligence, Requirements Analysis, Oracle Applications, Process Improvement, Oracle E-Business Suite, Hyperion, Consulting, Business Analysis, SDLC, Integration

Education
Southern Adventist University   1989 — 1995
BBA, Accounting

Mike Terres Mike Terres Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Details
Mike Terres's Brachs Confections Experience 1986 - 1989
Job Area Manager at Veteran Payment Systems
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Veteran Payment Systems   January 2015 - Present
Countrywide Tire & Rubber  March 2013 - October 2014
Supreme Seamless Professionals   March 2010 - February 2013
Supreme Residential Services   June 2005 - February 2013
For Rent Media Solutions  July 2009 - March 2010
PT Boat Sales   October 2003 - June 2007
Mars, Inc.   1989 - 2005
Brach's Confections  1986 - 1989
Timmons Sheehan Company   March 1985 - October 1986

Skills
Team Building, Construction, Retail, Renovation, Project Management, Contract Negotiation, Negotiation, Residential Homes, Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service, Sales Management, Account Management, Leadership, New Business Development, Marketing, Management, Strategic Planning, Selling, P, Public Speaking

Education
Concordia College
BA, Business Administration

Mark Brutten Mark Brutten San Francisco Bay Area Details
Mark Brutten's Brachs Confections Experience September 1988 - January 1995
Job Director, Brand Marketing at Zenni Optical
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Nanotex   March 2004 - December 2014
Addis  March 2001 - January 2004
Productopia  June 1999 - October 2000
When.com   October 1998 - May 1999
Excite@Home  October 1997 - August 1998
Segasoft/Rocket Science Games   October 1995 - April 1997
Brach's Confections  September 1988 - January 1995
Young & Rubicam  July 1983 - August 1988

Skills
Brand Architecture, Product Management, Customer Insight, Product Development, Marketing, Marketing Communications, Advertising, E-commerce, Competitive Analysis, Start-ups, Marketing Strategy, Management, Product Marketing, New Business Development, Market Research, Strategic Partnerships, Cross-functional Team..., Merchandising, Business Strategy, Business Planning, Sales Operations, Marketing Management, Strategy

Education
Indiana University Bloomington   1978 — 1982
BS, Marketing

Shane Akers Shane Akers Greater Chicago Area Details
Shane Akers's Brachs Confections Experience May 2006 - November 2006
Job Attended Enviromental Resources Training Center Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Industry Environmental Services
Experience
FedEx Ground  November 2008 - Present
Resource management companies   August 2012 - May 2014
Kraft Pizza   March 2007 - October 2008
Jays Potato Chips   November 2006 - March 2007
Brach's Confections  May 2006 - November 2006
McMaster-Carr  October 2004 - February 2006
Millard Refrigerated Services  February 1999 - June 2004

Skills
Warehousing, Logistics, Inventory Management, Inventory Control, Distribution Center..., Supervisory Skills, Forklift Operation, Shipping

Education
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville   2014 — 2015

Elgin Community College   1996 — 2001
Associate's Degree

Harry Moore Harry Moore Richmond, Virginia Area Details
Harry Moore's Brachs Confections Experience February 1997 - May 1999
Job VP, Account Services, WFofR, Inc.
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
WFofR Media   1999 - Present
Brach's Confections  February 1997 - May 1999
Chattem, Inc.   August 1979 - February 1997

Skills
Strategic Planning, Brand Management, Social Media, Consumer Products, Marketing Communications, Brand Development, Interactive Marketing, Marketing Research, Competitive Analysis, Marketing Management, Strategic Partnerships, Account Management, Advertising, Market Research, Direct Marketing, Sales, Email Marketing

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1976 — 1979
MBA, Marketing

Clemson University   1966 — 1970
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Business/Managerial Economics

John Silvestri John Silvestri Springfield, Missouri Area Details
John Silvestri's Brachs Confections Experience 1998 - 2000
Job CEO Teters Floral Products Inc. / Sage & Co.
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Teters Floral a Products / Sage & Co   July 2013 - Present
OurPet's Company  February 2012 - July 2013
The Riverside Company for HerbThyme Farms Inc.   October 2010 - July 2011
Salton / Applica Inc. (Black & Decker - George Foreman Grill)   2007 - 2009
Central Garden and Pet  2005 - 2007
Nursery Supplies, Inc  2002 - 2005
Inventure Foods, Inc.   2000 - 2002
Brach's Confections  1998 - 2000
Mars  1983 - 1998
Procter & Gamble  1979 - 1983

Skills
New Business Development, Cross-functional Team..., Strategic Alliances, Strategy, Networking, Business Development, Licensing, Business Planning, Brand Implementation, Matrix Management, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Sales Operations, Sales, Management, Marketing, Account Management, Product Development, Executive Management, Consumer Products, Product Marketing, Start-ups, Team Building, FMCG, Sales Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Turn Around Management, Forecasting, Competitive Analysis, Business Strategy, Income Statement, P&L Management, Strategic Planning, Pricing, Market Planning, P&L, International Sales, Negotiation, Brand Management, Product Management, Sourcing

Education
Fordham University   1974 — 1978
Bachelor's degree, Marketing

University of Virginia Darden School of Business
110 Hours, 1996-1998 - 110 Hours of Graduate Courses in Financial Management Program Developed for Mars Inc.

Carter Welch Carter Welch San Francisco Bay Area Details
Carter Welch's Brachs Confections Experience 1996 - 2000
Job Proven Leader in Transformational Growth, Business Strategy Innovation, Sales & Marketing | President; VP | P&G Trained
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Denali Growth Partners   August 2015 - Present
Mendocino Forest Products  2010 - 2015
The Fig Tree Group   2003 - 2010
Evare  2000 - 2003
Brach's Confections  1996 - 2000
The Pillsbury Company  1990 - 1996
Procter & Gamble  1986 - 1990

Skills
Leadership, Business Strategy, Change Management, Growth Strategies, Cross-functional Team..., Sales & Marketing..., Marketing Strategy, People Development, Revenue & Profit Growth, Product Marketing, Business Turn-arounds, Product Innovation, Strategy, Building New Business, Business Process..., Start-ups, New Business Generation, Digital Marketing, Sales Leadership, Sales Management, Social Media Marketing, Marketing, CRM, Brand Management, Product Management, Cost Reduction, Product Development, Advertising, Manufacturing, Brand Development, Direct Marketing, Strategic Planning, Online Marketing, Multi-channel Marketing, B2B, E-commerce, Account Management, Management, Targeted Advertising, Budget Management, Business Development, Innovation, Collaborative Leadership, Customer Acquisition, Consumer Insight..., Website Development, Customer Marketing, Public Relations, Integrated Marketing, SEO

Education
Bowdoin College   1982 — 1986
Bachelor of Arts (BA), History & Liberal Arts

James G. (Jerry) Hagedorn James G. (Jerry) Hagedorn Chicago, Illinois Details
James G. (Jerry) Hagedorn's Brachs Confections Experience August 1992 - September 2005
Job Vice President at Barry Callebaut
Industry Food Production
Experience
Barry Callebaut  July 2006 - Present
Brach's Confections  August 1992 - September 2005
Price Waterhouse  September 1981 - August 1992

Education
Baldwin Wallace University   1979 — 1981
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Accounting and Finance

Chris Groom Chris Groom Lake Wales, Florida Details
Chris Groom's Brachs Confections Experience 2002 - 2004
Job VP of Sales and Marketing at Citrus World
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Citrus World   April 2011 - Present
Sargento Foods  2004 - 2011
Brach's Confections  2002 - 2004
RJ Reynolds  1999 - 2002
Citibank NA  1998 - 1999
Colgate Palmolive  July 1997 - December 1997
Fenwick High School  1994 - 1996

Skills
Customer Insight, Cross-functional Team..., Marketing Strategy, Strategic Planning, Consumer Products

Education
University of South Carolina-Columbia   1996 — 1998
Masters of International Business Studies

Northwestern University   1990 — 1994
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Economics and Hispanic Studies

Jessica Smith Jessica Smith Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Jessica Smith's Brachs Confections Experience February 2004 - November 2004
Job Executive Assistant to President, Business Development, Client Relations
Industry Construction
Experience
Cadence McShane Construction Company  February 2014 - Present
Boston's Restaurant & Sports Bar   March 2011 - August 2013
DineOutCheap.com   December 2009 - April 2011
FMV Opinions, Inc.   February 2008 - June 2009
Brach's Confections  February 2004 - November 2004
Newspaper Services of America  September 1995 - September 1996
Microsoft  May 1994 - September 1995

Skills
New Business Development, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, Management, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Marketing Communications, Marketing, Brand Development, Relationship Building, Brand Management, Strategic Communications, Marketing Strategy, Strategy, Corporate Communications, Analytical Skills, Business Strategy, Strong Business Acumen, Interpersonal..., Leadership, Project Management, Public Relations, Media Relations, Team Building, Social Networking, Sales, Integrated Marketing, Team Leadership, Online Social Networking, Public Speaking, Advertising, Online Marketing, Customer Satisfaction, Customer Service, Digital Strategy, Training, B2B, Event Planning, Human Resources, Event Management, Online Advertising, Budgets, Digital Media, Digital Marketing, Time Management, Fundraising, Non-profits, Facebook, Microsoft Office

Education
North Central College   1993 — 1995
BA, Business Management

Merrimack College   1991 — 1993
Business Administration and Management, General

Barbara Childress Barbara Childress Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Barbara Childress's Brachs Confections Experience January 2000 - November 2005
Job Sales Cat Mgmt Manager at PepsiCo Frito Lay
Industry Consumer Services
Experience
PepsiCo - Frito Lay  June 2013 - Present
CROSSMARK  March 2013 - June 2013
CROSSMARK  June 2011 - March 2013
CROSSMARK  June 2008 - July 2011
CROSSMARK  October 2007 - June 2008
Countrywide  November 2005 - October 2007
Brach's Confections  January 2000 - November 2005
Bunge Foods  1986 - 1999

Skills
Consumer Products, AC Nielsen, Fact-based Selling, Trade Promotion..., Retail Category..., Nielsen Nitro, IRI Xlerate, Grocery, IRI, Nielsen, Forecasting, Direct Store Delivery, Management, Shopper Marketing, Sales Management, Customer Insight, Categorization, Retail, P&L Management, Sales Operations, Distributors, Spectra, Trade Marketing, Key Account Development, Pricing, FMCG, Merchandising, Income Statement, Pricing Strategy, Sales, Cross-functional Team..., P&L, Competitive Analysis

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1996 — 2001
MBA, Finance

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1987 — 1989
Bachelor’s Degree, Environmental Chemistry

Tyner High School   1982 — 1985
Diploma, General

Cindy Patrick Cindy Patrick Signal Mountain, Tennessee Details
Cindy Patrick's Brachs Confections Experience August 1997 - September 1999
Job Fiscal Analyst I.T. at City of Chattanooga
Industry Religious Institutions
Experience
City of Chattanooga  October 2014 - Present
City of Chattanooga  April 2013 - September 2014
Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church  November 2009 - March 2013
Brach's Confections  August 1997 - September 1999

Skills
Information Systems, Change Management, Instructional Design, Software Documentation, SAP Implementation, SAP Warehouse Management, SAP Supply Chain, SAP FICO, JIT, TQM, ISO 9000, Government

Education
Auburn University   1988 — 1992
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Public Administration and Military History

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Carl Hillegeist Carl Hillegeist Greenville, South Carolina Details
Carl Hillegeist's Brachs Confections Experience February 2004 - May 2005
Job Customer Manager at Acosta Sales & Marketing
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Acosta Sales & Marketing  May 2005 - Present
US Navy  December 2009 - Present
Brach's Confections  February 2004 - May 2005
US Navy  February 1984 - June 2000

Skills
Shopper Marketing, Grocery, Consumer Products, Nielsen, Customer Insight, Trade Marketing, Categorization, Key Account Development, Merchandising, Space Management, Office Administration, P&L Management, Distributors, Retail Category..., Sales Operations, National Accounts, Brand Management, Pricing

Education
Greenville Technical College   1991 — 1993
Associate’s Degree, Industrial Technology, 3.8

US Navy Field Medical Service School

US Navy Hospital Corps School   1984 — 1985

Paula Ryan Paula Ryan Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Paula Ryan's Brachs Confections Experience March 1995 - February 1997
Job Vice President of Product Development & Marketing at Sally Beauty Supply
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Sally Beauty Supply  October 2010 - Present
Australian Gold   January 2009 - October 2010
Eagle Family Foods  December 2003 - September 2007
Bath & Body Works  1998 - 2003
Aveda  February 1997 - July 1998
Brach's Confections  March 1995 - February 1997
Helene Curtis/Unilever  1991 - 1995

Skills
Product Development, Merchandising, Marketing Strategy, Brand Management, Cross-functional Team..., Market Research, Marketing, Management, Beauty Industry, Advertising, Retail, Leadership, New Business Development, P&L Management, Strategic Planning, Brand Development, Strategy

Education
Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago   1992 — 1994

Park University   1986 — 1989
BA, Business

Andy Weisman Andy Weisman Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area Details
Andy Weisman's Brachs Confections Experience May 1998 - May 1999
Job Principal, Mnemonix Technology Consulting
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Mnemonix Technology Consulting   September 2000 - Present
Breakwater Consulting   May 1999 - September 2000
Brach's Confections  May 1998 - May 1999
Brach & Brock Confections  1998 - 1999
Fabri-Kal  March 1996 - May 1998

Skills
Healthcare, Strategic Planning, Business Strategy, Process Improvement, New Business Development, Business Planning, Consulting, Networking, Strategy, Cloud Computing, Management Consulting, SaaS, Product Management, Business Analysis, Team Building, Account Management, Program Management, Solution Selling, Business Intelligence, Business Development, CRM, Analysis, Cross-functional Team..., Leadership, Management, Start-ups, Project Management

Education
Western Michigan University   1991 — 1994
Business Finance

Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business   1991 — 1994
Business Finance

Central Michigan University   1988 — 1991
Business Finance

Jeanne Bergeron Schwertfeger Jeanne Bergeron Schwertfeger Greater Chicago Area Details
Jeanne Bergeron Schwertfeger's Brachs Confections Experience 2003 - 2004
Job National Category Development Manager at Jack Link's Beef Jerky
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Jack Link's Beef Jerky  April 2006 - Present
ConAgra Foods  2004 - 2006
Brach's Confections  2003 - 2004
Ocean Spray Cranberries  2000 - 2003
Duracell  1987 - 2000

Skills
Cross-functional Team..., Competitive Analysis, Category Management, Business Strategy, Team Building, Shopper Marketing, Excel, Word, Consumer Products, Sales Management, Business Planning, Management

Education
Northern Illinois University
Business

David Keen David Keen Greater Chicago Area Details
David Keen's Brachs Confections Experience 2001 - March 2004
Job Senior Engagement Manager (Global Businesses) at BP
Industry Oil & Energy
Experience
BP  April 2013 - Present
BP  March 2008 - April 2013
BP  March 2004 - February 2008
Brach's Confections  2001 - March 2004
Brach's Confections  1997 - 2000
Sara Lee  1993 - 1997

Skills
Coaching, Procurement, Supply Chain, Negotiation, Cost Reduction, Sourcing, E-sourcing, Strategic Sourcing, Ariba, Supplier Management, Category Management, Spend Analysis, Contract Negotiation, E-procurement, Vendor Management, Sourcing & Procurement, Purchasing, Global Sourcing, Strategy Development, Change Management, Process Engineering, eSourcing, Oil, MRP, Product Development, Business Strategy, Energy, Team Building, Process Improvement, SAP, Continuous Improvement, Supply Management, Strategy, Management, Leadership, Six Sigma, Analysis, Contract Management, Logistics, Materials Management, Supplier Performance, Supply Chain Management, Retail, Petroleum, Supplier Evaluation, Supplier Development, Supplier Negotiation, Pricing, Project Management, Supply Chain...

Education
Christian Brothers University   1996 — 1998
MBA, Marketing

Louisiana Tech University   1985 — 1989
BS, Production & Operations Management

Jay Barden Jay Barden Greater Atlanta Area Details
Jay Barden's Brachs Confections Experience March 1997 - November 1999
Job National Sales Leader
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Blue Ribbon Foods  March 2012 - September 2013
A&D Foods   July 2010 - June 2011
Diedrich Coffee  October 2008 - October 2009
The Coca Cola Company  January 2001 - March 2008
The Coca Cola Company  January 2001 - March 2008
The Coca Cola Company - JV Mais   January 2001 - March 2008
Suntory Water Group  September 1999 - December 2001
Brach's Confections  March 1997 - November 1999
Bonacker & Leigh, Incorporated   January 1996 - February 1997
Uncle Ben's Incorporated   March 1993 - December 1996

Skills
P&L Management, Forecasting, Sales Management, Key Account Management, Management, Business Development, CRM, Leadership, Sales, Business Planning, Marketing, Retail, Strategic Planning, Negotiation, P&L

Education
Old Dominion University
MBA, Marketing and Finance

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
MS, Vocational Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
BS, Distributive Education

Debbie Masaracchia Debbie Masaracchia Highland Park, Illinois Details
Debbie Masaracchia's Brachs Confections Experience September 1978 - September 1982
Job Client Executive at IBM
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
IBM  December 1984 - Present
IBM Global Services  1999 - 2004
Brach's Confections  September 1978 - September 1982

Skills
Account Management, Solution Selling, IT Strategy, Team Leadership, Cloud Computing, Building Relationships, IT Outsourcing, Outsourcing, New Business Development, Integration, SaaS, IT Service Management, Managed Services, Process Improvement, Storage, Business Transformation, Data Center, Analytics, Financial Analysis, Relationship Management, IT Solutions, Consulting, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, Restaurants, Strategic Planning, Strategic Partnerships, wine, Enterprise Software, Professional Services, Business Alliances, Vendor Management, Business Process..., Sales Enablement, Business Intelligence, Pre-sales, CRM

Education
Loyola University Chicago   1973 — 1977
BBA, Accounting

Valparaiso University   1973 — 1975

Susan Riddle Susan Riddle Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Susan Riddle's Brachs Confections Experience March 2004 - January 2008
Job Marketing Consultant/Contractor, CPG & Retail
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Market Movement   January 2008 - Present
Brach's Confections  March 2004 - January 2008
AEGON Direct Marketing Services  December 2002 - January 2004
JCPenney  February 1988 - March 1998
Zale  June 1986 - February 1988

Skills
Consumer Insight, Marketing Research, Brand Management, Product Innovation, Food Packaging..., Commercialization, Loyalty Marketing, Project Management, IRI, Competitive Analysis, Strategic Planning, Licensing, Consumer Marketing, Consumer Products, Direct Marketing, Marketing, P&L Management, Market Research, Marketing Strategy, Management, Marketing Management, Leadership

Education
The University of Texas at Dallas
B.S., Business/Marketing

Gretchen Burgess, SPHR Gretchen Burgess, SPHR Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Gretchen Burgess, SPHR's Brachs Confections Experience November 1998 - February 2000
Job Human Resources Development Manager at Tennessee Rand Inc. a division of Lincoln Electric
Industry Human Resources
Experience
Tennessee Rand Inc. a division of Lincoln Electric   May 2012 - Present
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.   January 2012 - May 2012
Burgess HR Solutions   December 2010 - January 2012
Environmental Solutions Group - A Dover Company  May 2010 - December 2010
ClearOptions, Inc.   June 2005 - April 2010
US Xpress  June 2000 - June 2005
Wheland Automotive Industries   April 2000 - June 2000
Brach's Confections  November 1998 - February 2000
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee  September 1981 - October 1998

Skills
Compensation, HRIS, Benefits, Employee Relations, Coaching, Training, Recruiting, Deferred Compensation, Employee Benefits, LinkedIn Recruiter, Organizational..., Talent Management, Performance Management, Payroll, Leadership, Compensation Strategies, Benefits Management, Benefits Analysis, ADP Payroll, DDI Facilitator, True Colors Facilitator, Leadership Development, ADP ReportSmith, Social Media, Social Networking, Outplacement, Compliance, HR Consulting, Exit Strategies, Employee Surveys, Employee Engagement, Employee Handbooks, Employment Law, Human Resources, Management, New Hire Orientations, Program Management, Benefits Administration, Time Management, Hiring, Talent Acquisition, Applicant Tracking..., Workers Compensation, Interviews, Onboarding, Succession Planning, Policy, Workforce Planning, Employee Training, HR Policies

Education
University of Tennessee-Knoxville - College of Business Administration   1977 — 1981
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Management, General, 3.12/4.0 Honors

James JC McConnell James JC McConnell Greater Salt Lake City Area Details
James JC McConnell's Brachs Confections Experience January 2004 - January 2006
Job Energetic sales leader in the natural and organic marketplace with exceptional work ethic to achieve remarkable results
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Annie's Inc.   April 2012 - Present
Annie's Inc.   March 2010 - March 2012
Annie's Inc.   December 2008 - March 2010
Annie's Inc.   August 2007 - November 2008
The Hain Celestial Group  January 2006 - August 2007
Brach's Confections  January 2004 - January 2006
Brach's Confections  January 2001 - January 2004
Brach's Confections  June 2000 - January 2001
Brach's Confections  May 1999 - June 2000
American Stores, Inc.   May 1996 - May 1999

Skills
Customer Insight, Grocery, Consumer Products, Forecasting, New Business Development, Product Development, Competitive Analysis, Negotiation, Inventory Management, Strategic Planning, Sales, Merchandising, Marketing Strategy, Sales Management, FMCG, Marketing, Leadership, Brand Management, Key Account Management, National Accounts, Management, Key Account Development, Shopper Marketing, Direct Sales, Nielsen, P&L, Pricing, IRI, P&L Management, Cross-functional Team..., Trade Marketing, Sales Operations

Education
University of North Texas   1990 — 1991
BA, Applied Economics

Texas Christian University   1984 — 1986
Business Managment

College of the Desert   1982 — 1984
AA, Liberal Arts

Laurel Haas Laurel Haas Seattle, Washington Details
Laurel Haas's Brachs Confections Experience 2002 - 2003
Job Sustainable Business Manager
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
The J.M. Smucker Company   2014 - Present
American Licorice Company, maker of Red Vines®, Snaps®, Sour Punch®, and Super Ropes®   2010 - 2014
American Licorice Company  2005 - 2010
ACNielsen  2004 - 2009
Brach's Confections  2002 - 2003
Advantage Sales and Marketing  2000 - 2001

Education
Walden University
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Strategies for Sustainability, 3.8

DePaul University
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Marketing, Psychology

Paula Lieving Paula Lieving Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Paula Lieving's Brachs Confections Experience April 1999 - September 2000
Job Group Accounting Manager Tennessee
Industry Leisure, Travel & Tourism
Experience
Camping World and Good Sam  April 2015 - Present
Brookfield Global Relocation Services  August 2014 - April 2015
Century Park Associates  February 2010 - August 2014
Tandus  December 2005 - May 2009
Life Care Centers of America  September 2002 - December 2005
Beaulieu America  April 2001 - September 2002
Brach's Confections  April 1999 - September 2000
OMNOVA Solutions Inc.  April 1992 - April 1999

Education
Argosy University   2008 — 2009
MBA, Finance

University of Phoenix   1998 — 2002
Bachelor, Business Administration

Wes Kouba Wes Kouba Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Wes Kouba's Brachs Confections Experience June 1994 - September 1996
Job Client Partner at NTT DATA Enterprise Services (previously Optimal Solutions)
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Optimal Solutions  January 2013 - March 2014
Daikin AC (Americas) Inc.   October 2011 - January 2013
Nokia Siemens Networks  November 2010 - September 2011
Nokia Siemens Networks  April 2007 - December 2010
Nokia, Inc.   April 2003 - March 2007
Tetra Pak  2002 - 2003
Adjoined Consulting  September 2000 - February 2002
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC  September 1996 - September 2000
Brach's Confections  June 1994 - September 1996
Mars Incorporated (Master Foods)   September 1978 - June 1994

Skills
Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Working Abroad, Faclitation, Contract Negotiation, Group Management, Contract Development, Microsoft Office, SAP R/3, eProcurement, Ariba, SAP SCM, Demand Management, Forecasting, Budgeting, Mergers, Acquisition Integration, Operations Management, Capability Assessment, Purchasing Management, Margin Enhancement, Logistics, E-procurement, Budgets, Contract Management, Cross-functional Team..., Strategy, Purchase Management, Sourcing, Change Management, Program Management, Supply Chain, Leadership, Business Development, SAP, Management, Project Management, Outsourcing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Global Sourcing, Strategic Planning, Project Planning, Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement, Integration, Negotiation, Analysis, ERP, Materials Management

Education
Baylor University
B.S., Chemistry

Baylor University
M.S., Physical Chemistry

Michigan State University - The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
SCM, Supply Chain Management

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
MBA, Operations Management

William (Will) Jackson William (Will) Jackson Chattanooga, Tennessee Details
William (Will) Jackson's Brachs Confections Experience November 2002 - April 2004
Job IT Manager
Industry Retail
Experience
Amazon  September 2011 - Present
Alutiiq  2011 - 2011
SAIC  2004 - 2011
SAIC/NASA  November 2004 - January 2010
VPNtranet   April 2004 - November 2004
Brach's Confections  November 2002 - April 2004
Yum! Restaurants International  April 2001 - November 2002
ZC Sterling  May 1999 - April 2001
North American Royalties   May 1998 - May 1999

Skills
ITIL, Distributed Systems, CCNA, Program Management, Web Servers, McAfee, WAN, Servers, VMware, Windows Server, Disaster Recovery, Integration, SharePoint, Troubleshooting, DNS, Data Center, Cisco Technologies, Linux, DHCP, Microsoft Exchange, Team Leadership, Microsoft SQL Server, TCP/IP, Computer Hardware, Solaris, Networking, VPN, Firewalls, Routers, System Deployment, Hardware, System Administration, Switches, Technical Support, SAN, Software Documentation, Windows XP, VMware ESX, Group Policy, Microsoft Technologies, Databases

Education
Tennessee Technological University   1994 — 1998
BS, Computer Science

Georgia Tech   1993 — 1994

Kathy Indovina Kathy Indovina Greater Chicago Area Details
Kathy Indovina's Brachs Confections Experience September 1975 - December 2002
Job Guest Services at United Center
Industry Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Experience
United Center  October 2005 - Present
Phoenix Coyotes/Glendale   2003 - 2005
Brachs Confections   September 1975 - December 2002

Skills
Event Management, Marketing Strategy, Sports Marketing, Management, Microsoft Office, Sports, Marketing, Customer Service, Sports Management, Microsoft Word, Social Media Marketing, Ticket Sales, Microsoft Excel, Social Media, Budgets, Sales, Event Planning, Public Relations, Hospitality

Education
Northeastern Illinois University
BA, Education

Casey Jumper Casey Jumper Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Casey Jumper's Brachs Confections Experience 2006 - 2007
Job Manager of Financial Reporting at Essilor of America
Industry Financial Services
Experience
Essilor of America  July 2009 - Present
Robert Half  2007 - July 2009
Brach's Confections  2006 - 2007
Cadbury Schweppes  2003 - 2006
Apex Restaurant Group   2001 - 2003
Dallas Semiconductor  1998 - 2001

Skills
Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Forecasting, Essbase, Financial Modeling, Hyperion Enterprise, Accounting, Variance Analysis, Financial Accounting, Process Improvement, Cost Accounting, Internal Controls, Business Analysis, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, General Ledger

Education
Texas Tech University - Rawls College of Business   1991 — 1996
MBA, BBA, Finance

Peter Goldman Peter Goldman Greater Chicago Area Details
Peter Goldman's Brachs Confections Experience July 1997 - August 2004
Job Director Seasonal Confections at Ferrara Candy Company
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
Ferrara Candy Company  April 2014 - Present
Wrigley  January 2012 - March 2014
Wrigley  March 2010 - December 2011
P&G  September 2006 - February 2010
Gillette  2005 - 2006
Brach's Confections  July 1997 - August 2004
DuPont  1991 - May 1995

Skills
Supply Chain Management, Customer Insight, FMCG, Shopper Marketing, Brand Management, Consumer Products, Marketing Management, Brand Equity, Sales Operations, Marketing, Cross-functional Team..., Global Marketing, Confectionery, Segmentation, P&L Management, Product Development, Marketing Research, Forecasting, Trade Marketing, Market Planning, Competitive Analysis, Market Analysis, Consumer Insight, Brand Architecture, Product Innovation, Product Launch, Brand Development, Market Research, Integrated Marketing, Nielsen, IRI, Consumer Behaviour, Customer Marketing, Consumer Marketing, International Marketing, Pricing Strategy, Categorization

Education
Wake Forest University School of Business   1995 — 1997
MBA, Marketing

Bowdoin College   1986 — 1990
BA, Economics & Spanish

Sathyananda Bhat Sathyananda Bhat Greater Chicago Area Details
Sathyananda Bhat's Brachs Confections Experience 1980 - 2001
Job Sr. electrician at Unilever.USA
Industry Hospital & Health Care
Experience
Unilever  2004 - Present
Brach's Confections  1980 - 2001

Education
College of DuPage   1985 — 1987

Ernesto Villegas, M.D. Ernesto Villegas, M.D. Greater Chicago Area Details
Ernesto Villegas, M.D.'s Brachs Confections Experience January 1999 - December 2001
Job Medical Director of ErgoMedica
Industry Medical Practice
Experience
ErgoMedica   July 2005 - Present
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago   2007 - July 2013
General Electric  1998 - 2003
Brach's Confections  January 1999 - December 2001

Skills
Healthcare, Clinical, Health, Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Research, Epic Systems, ENT, Medicare, Hardware Diagnostics, Healthcare Management, Ergonomics, Medicine, Healthcare Information..., Occupational Health, Treatment, EMR, Radiology, Public Speaking, Acute Care, Healthcare Consulting, Medical Education, Orthopedic, Hospitals

Education
University of Michigan   1985 — 1988
Residency, Internal Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine   1979 — 1985
M.D., Medicine

Carleton College   1975 — 1979
B.A., Biology

Bob Magrann Bob Magrann Naples, Florida Area Details
Bob Magrann's Brachs Confections Experience 1991 - 1994
Job Quail Creek CC Board of Directors
Industry Management Consulting
Experience
Quail Creek Ountry Club   March 2013 - Present
ICS  2010 - Present
Magrann & Associates, LLC   2005 - Present
Academy of Food Marking, St. Joseph's University   1998 - Present
Delmonte Foods  February 2001 - February 2004
Brach's Confections  1991 - 1994
Nabisco  1969 - 1991

Skills
Strategic Planning, Management Consulting, Business Strategy, Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Start-ups, Product Development, Sales, Entrepreneurship, Product Management, Retail, Customer Insight, Management, Consulting, Leadership, Cross-functional Team..., Business Planning, P&L Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Product Marketing

Education
Fairleigh Dickinson University   1986 — 1988
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Business/Managerial Economics

Vonda Smith, CCP, MBA Vonda Smith, CCP, MBA Garland, Texas Details
Vonda Smith, CCP, MBA's Brachs Confections Experience 2004 - 2004
Job Principal at VK Smith & Associates
Industry Human Resources
Experience
VK Smith & Associates   October 2012 - Present
A Happy Housing Solution, Inc.   June 2012 - Present
City of Garland  March 2008 - May 2012
Tenet Healthcare  2006 - 2008
Zale Corporation  December 2004 - September 2006
Brach's Confections  2004 - 2004
7-Eleven  2003 - 2004
Blockbuster  1999 - 2003
I Can't Believe It's Yogurt   1991 - 1996

Skills
Executive Pay, Management, Sales, Base Pay, Deferred Compensation, Employee Relations, HRIS, Incentive Programs, Performance Management, Employee Benefits, Onboarding, Job Analysis, Human Resources

Education
The University of Dallas   1986 — 1990
MBA, International Management

The University of Dallas   1980 — 1984
BA, Foreign Language - French

Maria Barringer, PE Maria Barringer, PE Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Maria Barringer, PE's Brachs Confections Experience May 1999 - February 2000
Job QA Manager at Mesa Associates
Industry Oil & Energy
Experience
Mesa Associates   November 2009 - Present
Mesa Associates, Inc  February 2000 - November 2009
Brach's Confections  May 1999 - February 2000
NK Lawn & Garden  January 1999 - May 1999
NK Lawn & Garden  October 1995 - January 1999
Berol   1993 - 1996

Skills
Project Engineering, Engineering, Power Plants, Lean Manufacturing, Project Management, Root Cause Analysis, Engineering Management

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1987 — 1991
B.S., Manufacturing Engineering

Laura Wattles Laura Wattles Greater Chicago Area Details
Laura Wattles's Brachs Confections Experience June 2000 - August 2003
Job Logistics Professional
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Topco Associates LLC  January 2013 - February 2014
McCain Foods  June 2008 - October 2012
Unilever  August 2003 - June 2006
Brach's Confections  June 2000 - August 2003
Keebler Company  September 1998 - June 2000
Keebler Company  October 1997 - September 1998
Keebler Company  December 1996 - September 1997
Keebler Company  November 1993 - December 1996

Skills
Customer Service, Logistics, Analysis, Supply Chain, Forecasting, Management, Pricing, Human Resources, Sales, Supply Chain Management, Integration, Inventory Management, Procurement, Operations Management, Process Improvement, Continuous Improvement, Cross-functional Team..., Retail, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Negotiation, Transportation

Education
Elmhurst College   1996 — 2002
BS, Logistics & Transportation

Colleen Alagna Colleen Alagna Greater Chicago Area Details
Colleen Alagna's Brachs Confections Experience 1981 - 1994
Job Sr. Mgr. Strategic Planning at DeVry University
Industry Education Management
Experience
DeVry University  Sr. Manager Strategic PlanningDeVry Inc.1994 - Present
E.J. Brach Corporation   1981 - 1994
Brach's Confections  1981 - 1994

Skills
Enrollment Management, Strategic Planning, Campus, Interviews, Academic Advising, Forecasting, Training, Student Recruiting, Student Engagement, Employee Training, Leadership, Retaining Customers, Strategy, Leadership Development, Student Affairs, Student Financial Aid, Adult Education, Higher Education, Academia, Higher Education..., Career Counseling, Admissions, Curriculum Design, Resume Writing, Accreditation, Public Speaking, Recruiting, Faculty Development, Teaching, Academic Administration, International Education, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Student Counseling, Program Development, Distance Learning, Conflict Resolution, Staff Development, E-Learning, Educational Leadership, College Recruiting, Student Development, Career Development

Education
The University of Kansas   1977 — 1979

Bryan Sinner Bryan Sinner Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area Details
Bryan Sinner's Brachs Confections Experience 2003 - 2004
Job Vice President of Sales & Marketing at R.L Adams Plastics
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Tri-Unity Christian   May 2013 - Present
R.L Adams Plastics   March 2004 - Present
West Michigan Lutheran High School   2009 - June 2012
Brach's Confections  2003 - 2004
Daymon Worldwide  1997 - 2003
Shurfine   1995 - 1997

Skills
Private Label, Merchandising, Key Account Development, Sales, Marketing, Forecasting, Marketing Strategy, Retail, Grocery, Product Development, Consumer Products, Wholesale, Sales Management, Shopper Marketing, Pricing

Education
Michigan State University   1982 — 1989
BS, Food Systems Management

Jim Juszczyk Jim Juszczyk Greater Chicago Area Details
Jim Juszczyk's Brachs Confections Experience 2001 - 2006
Job Vice President of Sales & MarketingFoodservice at Quality Candy Company
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Quality Candy Company, Inc   December 2014 - Present
Quality Candy Company   December 2008 - December 2014
Simply Goodies   December 2005 - December 2008
Brach's Confections  2001 - 2006

Skills
Sales, Consumer Products, Management, Strategic Planning, Forecasting, Sales Management, Food, Sales Operations, P&L Management, Team Building, Product Development, Account Management, Key Account Development

Education
DePaul University - Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business   2000 — 2002

David Bader David Bader Greater Chicago Area Details
David Bader's Brachs Confections Experience January 2000 - January 2008
Job Network Warehouse Manager at World's Finest Chocolate
Industry Logistics and Supply Chain
Experience
World's Finest Chocolate  July 2011 - Present
Federated Group  January 2008 - March 2010
Brach's Confections  January 2000 - January 2008
Brach's Confections  January 1997 - January 1999
National Confectioners Logistics Council   January 1994 - January 1998
Brach's Confections  January 1993 - January 1997
Brach's Confections  January 1988 - January 1993
Brach's Confections  January 1986 - January 1988
Brach's Confections  January 1985 - January 1986
Brach's Confections  January 1983 - January 1985

Skills
Logistics, Inventory Management, Warehousing, SAP, Procurement, Transportation, Negotiation, Customer Service, Auditing, Accounts Receivable, Process Engineering, Analysis

Education
DePaul University   1979 — 1985
MBA Graduate, Financial Concentration

North Park University   1973 — 1977
BA Graduate, Business Administration and German

Joe Clements Joe Clements Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Joe Clements's Brachs Confections Experience March 2004 - December 2007
Job Key Account Manager at Tantus Tobacco
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Tantus Tobacco   February 2014 - Present
Fin Branding Group, LLC  August 2012 - August 2013
The Switch Beverage Company  December 2008 - August 2012
Drinks That Work   January 2008 - November 2008
Brach's Confections  March 2004 - December 2007
Brach's Confections  2006 - 2007

Education
Baker University
MBA, Business Administration

Coe College
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Business Administration and Management

Mark Watley Mark Watley Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Details
Mark Watley's Brachs Confections Experience March 1999 - December 2008
Job President Top Cat Consulting
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Top Cat Consulting Inc.   March 2011 - Present
SunTree   March 2009 - March 2011
Brach's Confections  March 1999 - December 2008
Nestle  April 1980 - March 1994

Skills
Private Label, IRI, Grocery, Consumer Products, Merchandising, Direct Store Delivery, P&L Management, Income Statement, Pricing, Forecasting, Start-ups, Sales Operations, Negotiation, Sales, National Accounts, Management, Supply Chain, Key Account Development, Marketing Strategy, Wal-Mart, Wholesale, Pricing Strategy, Budgets, Cross-functional Team..., Sales Management, Food, Inventory Management, Frozen Food, Competitive Analysis, Account Management, Market Planning, Trade Marketing, FMCG, Food Industry, Key Account Management, Warehousing, Distributors, Leadership, Shopper Marketing, Business Development, Marketing, Direct Sales, Customer Insight, P&L, Retail, Brand Management, Profit

Education
Center for Creative Leadership   1990 — 1990
Business

Trinity Valley College   1982 — 1984
Associate's Degree, Business

Tyler Junior College   1972 — 1974
General, General

Scott Dunkley Scott Dunkley United States Details
Scott Dunkley's Brachs Confections Experience 2002 - 2006
Job Director, Shopper Marketing at The Hershey Company
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
The Hershey Company  February 2011 - Present
The Hershey Company  May 2008 - January 2011
The Hershey Company  July 2006 - May 2008
Brach's Confections  2002 - 2006
Sara Lee Hosiery  July 1998 - April 2002

Skills
Grocery, Customer Insight, IRI, Shopper Marketing, Customer Marketing, Management, AC Nielsen, P&L Management, Product Innovation, Nielsen, Consumer Insight, Marketing Management, Marketing, FMCG, National Accounts, Marketing Research, Key Account Development, Cross-functional Team..., Trade Marketing

Education
Wake Forest University - Babcock Graduate School of Management   1996 — 1998
MBA, Marketing

Appalachian State University   1992 — 1996
Bachelor of Science, Marketing

Alexandra Slezak Alexandra Slezak Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Alexandra Slezak's Brachs Confections Experience 2004 - 2007
Job Senior Account Manager at 70kft
Industry Marketing and Advertising
Experience
70kft  October 2014 - Present
JCPenney  December 2012 - May 2014
Mouser Electronics  April 2011 - January 2013
Xerox at HCA Healthcare   February 2010 - March 2011
ADC global   2009 - 2010
Michaels Stores Inc.  2008 - 2009
Schawk  2004 - 2007
Brach's Confections  2004 - 2007
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas  June 2003 - October 2004

Skills
Online Marketing, Account Management, Social Media, Sales, Marketing, Project Planning, Strategic Planning, Copywriting, Direct Marketing, Brand Management, Marketing Strategy, Project Management, New Business Development, Management, Advertising, Marketing Communications

Education
Ball State University   1990 — 1995
Bachelor of Science, Journalism

Sathish Mohanraju Sathish Mohanraju Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Sathish Mohanraju's Brachs Confections Experience January 2005 - May 2006
Job Vice President Trade Marketing at Mission Foods
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Mission Foods  November 2013 - Present
Mission Foods  January 2009 - October 2013
Mission Foods  June 2006 - December 2008
Brach's Confections  January 2005 - May 2006

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1994 — 1997
MBA, Finance & Marketing

Annamalai University   1989 — 1993
B.E, Chemical Engineering

Len Harkabus Len Harkabus Greater Chicago Area Details
Len Harkabus's Brachs Confections Experience 1981 - 1998
Job Supply Chain Finance at Zebra Technologies
Industry Computer Hardware
Experience
Zebra Technologies  2014 - Present
Motorola Solutions  2005 - 2014
Motorola Solutions  2002 - 2005
Motorola Solutions  2000 - 2002
Motorola Solutions  1998 - 2000
Motorola Solutions  1996 - 1998
Brach's Confections  1981 - 1998

Education
DePaul University - Charles H. Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance

Roosevelt University
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Kristine Pace Kristine Pace Kansas City, Missouri Area Details
Kristine Pace's Brachs Confections Experience 1999 - 2001
Job Controller at Rockhurst University
Industry Accounting
Experience
Rockhurst University  January 2015 - Present
Rockhurst University  August 2003 - January 2015
Sprint  2001 - 2003
Brach's Confections  1999 - 2001
Arthur Andersen  1995 - 1998

Skills
Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, Accounting, General Ledger, Managerial Finance, Variance Analysis, Auditing, Essbase, Accounts Payable, Finance, Financial Statement..., Financial Statements, Microsoft Excel, Data Analysis, Financial Audits, Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft, Cash Management, CPA, US GAAP, Budgets, Internal Controls, Financial Forecasting, Process Improvement, Analysis, Financial Accounting, Nonprofits, GAAP

Education
Rockhurst University   1991 — 1995
BS, Accounting

Troy Vanden Bosch Troy Vanden Bosch Bentonville, Arkansas Details
Troy Vanden Bosch's Brachs Confections Experience April 1997 - April 2001
Job Senior Regional Finance Manager
Industry Construction
Experience
Otis Elevator Company  June 2007 - Present
SUPERVALU  October 2005 - June 2007
SUPERVALU  January 2003 - October 2005
Wheaton Plastics   April 2001 - January 2003
Brach's Confections  April 1997 - April 2001

Skills
Leadership, Finance, Project Management, Budgets, Forecasting, Team Leadership, Cross-functional Team...

Education
Georgia State University   1988 — 1991
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Finance, General

Kimberly Kahler Schweiger Kimberly Kahler Schweiger Madison, Wisconsin Area Details
Kimberly Kahler Schweiger's Brachs Confections Experience 1993 - 1993
Job Catalogue Marketing at American Girl
Industry Apparel & Fashion
Experience
American Girl  2011 - Present
Springs Window Fashions  September 2010 - 2011
Lands' End  2004 - 2010
Lands' End  April 2002 - August 2004
Lands' End  1999 - 2002
John Deere  1993 - 1997
John Deere  1993 - 1997
Brach's Confections  1993 - 1993

Skills
Merchandising, Marketing Strategy, Strategic Planning, Multi-channel Marketing, Cross-functional Team..., B2B, Competitive Analysis, Market Research, Product Management, Marketing, Leadership

Education
Baylor University
BA, French / Business Administration

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business
MBA, Finance / Marketing

Carol Feury Carol Feury Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Carol Feury's Brachs Confections Experience 1995 - 2000
Job Controller, Pathway Polymer, Inc
Industry Chemicals
Experience
Pathway Polymers, Inc.   June 2007 - Present
Lozier  2000 - 2005
Brach's Confections  1995 - 2000

Skills
Cost Accounting, Auditing, Six Sigma, General Ledger, Outlook, Forecasting, Financial Reporting, Accounting, GAAP, PowerPoint, Strategic Planning, Microsoft Office, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Budgets, Process Improvement, Financial Accounting

Education
Herzing University-Madison   2012 — 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Accounting

Tennessee Wesleyan   1994 — 1995
BAS, Management and Accounting

Chattanooga State Technical Community College   1993 — 1994
AAS, Accounting

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1992 — 1992
Accounting/Management

Thomas Nelson Community College   1975 — 1979
Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS), Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General

Jim Voelker Jim Voelker Cincinnati Area Details
Jim Voelker's Brachs Confections Experience May 2003 - November 2006
Job Sales Director
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
barkTHINS® snacking chocolate by ripple brand collective  September 2014 - Present
popchips  February 2011 - Present
Coca Cola North America  December 2006 - February 2011
Brach's Confections  May 2003 - November 2006

Skills
Grocery, Shopper Marketing, Customer Insight, Leadership, Business Development, Direct Store Delivery, FMCG, Consumer Products, IRI, AC Nielsen, Key Account Development, National Accounts, Nielsen, Distributors, Brand Management

Education
Northern Kentucky University   1982 — 1986
BS, Food Marketing & Management

Natalie Stoer Natalie Stoer Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Details
Natalie Stoer's Brachs Confections Experience 1992 - 1994
Job Product Guidance and Insights at General Mills
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
General Mills  May 2010 - Present
General Mills  2001 - 2010
The Pillsbury Company  1998 - 2001
Masterfoods USA / M&M/Mars   1994 - 1998
Brach's Confections  1992 - 1994

Skills
Sensory Evaluation, Product Development, Food Science, Consumer Products, Food, Product Innovation, Ingredients, Customer Insight, Food Industry, Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing, Food Technology, Food Processing, Cross-functional Team..., R&D

Education
Cornell University
Master's Degree, Food Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Bachelor's Degree, Food Science

John A. Barden John A. Barden Greater Atlanta Area Details
John A. Barden's Brachs Confections Experience April 1997 - August 1999
Job Consumer Goods Professional
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
The Coca-Cola Company  February 2001 - December 2007
Suntory Water Group  October 1999 - November 2000
Brach's Confections  April 1997 - August 1999
Bonacker & Leigh   January 1996 - March 1997

Education
Old Dominion University   1985 — 1987
MASTERS, Business Administration

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University   1979 — 1983
Masters, Vocational Education

Kent Raden, Esq. Kent Raden, Esq. Lisle, Illinois Details
Kent Raden, Esq.'s Brachs Confections Experience 2000 - 2004
Job Owner at The Law Office of Kent Raden
Industry Legal Services
Experience
The Law Office of Kent Raden   2010 - Present
The Law Office of Kent Raden   2008 - 2010
Nestle Purina PetCare Company  2004 - 2007
Brach's Confections  2000 - 2004
G.K. Enterprises Inc.   1998 - 2000

Education
The John Marshall Law School   1992 — 1995
Juris Doctor, Law

Michigan State University   1983 — 1986
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering

Julie Kunesh Julie Kunesh Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Julie Kunesh's Brachs Confections Experience 2002 - 2005
Job AP Supervisor at CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.
Industry Restaurants
Experience
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.   June 2011 - Present
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc.   August 2008 - June 2011
Gordon Biersch  August 2008 - November 2010
EMJ General Contractor  2006 - August 2008
Covista Communications  2005 - 2006
Brach's Confections  2002 - 2005
Brach's Confections  2001 - 2002

Skills
Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Reconciliation, Journal Entries, Excel, Word, Outlook, Payroll, Accruals, Fixed Assets, Account Reconciliation, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SAP, Invoicing, Cash Flow, Office Management, Finance, Spreadsheets, Bank Reconciliation, Budgets, Access, Data Entry, Financial Statements, QuickBooks, Analysis, Time Management, Process Scheduler, Customer Service, Great Plains Software

Education
University of Phoenix   2002 — 2004
BS, Business Admisitration

Chattanooga State Community College   1987 — 1989
Associate's degree, Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Jay Holcomb Jay Holcomb Flat Rock, Alabama Details
Jay Holcomb's Brachs Confections Experience September 2006 - November 2007
Job General Manager at Lambert, inc and Southern Concrete Products. CoOwner of Duck Blind Bistro, LLC
Industry Construction
Experience
Southern Concrete Products, Inc   July 2015 - Present
Lambert, Inc   January 2015 - Present
Duck Blind Bistro, LLC   January 2015 - Present
Lambert, Inc   December 2012 - December 2014
Farley's & Sathers Candy Company   November 2007 - December 2012
Brach's Confections  September 2006 - November 2007
Brach's Confections  January 2005 - September 2006
Brach's Confections  January 2004 - January 2005
Brach's Confections  September 2002 - December 2003
Brach's Confections  August 1993 - July 2002

Skills
ISM customized legal..., Karass Effective..., ASI HAACP Principles, Dale Carnegie class, SAP R/3 4.6, CICS,..., SAP Superuser..., Outlook 2010, Word,..., Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Packaging, Product Development, Negotiation, Budgets, SAP, Purchasing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Team Building, Food, Manufacturing, Production Planning, Leadership, Management

Education
Northeast Alabama Commmunity College   1991 — 2010
AS, Business Administration

Southeast Technical Institute   2008 — 2008
Purchasing fundamentals

Matt Blackmon Matt Blackmon Greater Atlanta Area Details
Matt Blackmon's Brachs Confections Experience July 2001 - November 2004
Job Packaging R&D (Senior Scientist) The Clorox Company
Industry Packaging and Containers
Experience
Clorox  November 2009 - August 2015
Clorox  August 2007 - November 2009
Golden State Foods  November 2004 - August 2007
Brach's Confections  July 2001 - November 2004

Skills
Packaging, Packaging Engineering, Food Industry, R&D, Product Development, Plastics, Food Packaging, Cross-functional Team..., Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Product Innovation, Corrugated, Blow Molding, Supply Chain

Education
Clemson University   1996 — 2001
PKGSC, Packaging

Tim Prager Tim Prager Orange County, California Area Details
Tim Prager's Brachs Confections Experience 1993 - 1996
Job President
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Beanitos   December 2013 - Present
Capstone Consulting Collective   June 2013 - November 2013
O.N.E Natural Experience   December 2011 - May 2013
Sweet Leaf Tea  August 2010 - November 2011
Nestle Waters  2005 - 2010
Nestlé Waters North America  1999 - 2005
Nestlé Waters North America  1997 - 1999
Nestlé Waters North America  1996 - 1997
Brach's Confections  1993 - 1996
Weaver Popcorn  1992 - 1993

Skills
National Accounts, Consumer Products, Account Management, New Business Development, Sales Management, Event Management, Grocery, Sales, Sales Operations, Retail, Marketing Strategy, Key Account Management, Forecasting, IRI, Cross-functional Team..., P&L Management, Brand Management, Market Planning, Pricing, CRM

Education
Fort Lewis College   1982 — 1986
BA, Business Administration

Charles Haak Charles Haak Greater Chicago Area Details
Charles Haak's Brachs Confections Experience March 2005 - January 2008
Job Food & Beverages Professional
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Brach's Confections  March 2005 - January 2008
Brach's Confections  September 2000 - October 2004

Education
Loyola University Chicago   1977 — 1981
B.A., Business

Rhonda Drew Rhonda Drew Jackson, Tennessee Area Details
Rhonda Drew's Brachs Confections Experience 1997 - 2008
Job Logistics and Supply Chain Professional
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Brach's Confections  1997 - 2008

Education
Middle Tennessee State University   1982 — 1984
Completed all but 3 credits for B. S. Communications, Radio Broadcasting, Management, Marketing

Union University   1979 — 1981
Transferred, Core; English/Journalism/Speech

Robert Lees Robert Lees Greater Chicago Area Details
Robert Lees's Brachs Confections Experience June 1995 - April 2004
Job Mechanical Engineer at Now Foods
Industry Food Production
Experience
Now Foods  January 2014 - Present
Sterling Staffing   August 2012 - January 2014
Georgia Nut   February 2005 - March 2012
Brach's Confections  June 1995 - April 2004

Skills
Packaging, Product Development, Process Engineering, Auto Cad, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project..., Sure Track Project..., Working knowledge of..., Toastmasters, microsoft office 2010, Microsoft Excel, Manufacturing, AutoCAD, Visio, Office 2010, HACCP, MS Project

Education
Devry University, online   2012 — 2013
Bachelor degree (BSTM), technology management, 3.0

DeVry University   1997 — 2002

Elgin Community College   1980 — 1985
Associate's degree, Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD

Jack Kahn Jack Kahn Dallas/Fort Worth Area Details
Jack Kahn's Brachs Confections Experience November 1992 - January 2000
Job Industrial Engineering Mgr at Campbell Soup Company
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Campbell Soup Company  2000 - Present
Brach's Confections  November 1992 - January 2000
The Iams Co.   January 1989 - August 1992
M&M Mars  August 1984 - January 1989

Skills
Capacity Planning, Industrial Engineering, Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Engineering, Project Management, Analysis, TPM, 5S, MRP, Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain..., Manufacturing Operations, SMED, Six Sigma, Root Cause Analysis, Process Engineering, Materials Management, Supply Chain, Quality System, Demand Planning, HACCP, Production Planning, Cross-functional Team..., Manufacturing..., Supply Chain Management

Education
University of Houston   1982 — 1984
MBA, Business Administration and Management, General

Texas A&M University   1975 — 1976
MS, Industrial Engineering

Texas A&M University   1968 — 1972
B.S., Industrial Engineering

Tim Jacobsen Tim Jacobsen Greater Atlanta Area Details
Tim Jacobsen's Brachs Confections Experience 1996 - 2006
Job Purchasing Manager at Faus Group
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Faus Group   August 2006 - Present
Brach's Confections  1996 - 2006

Skills
Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain, Logistics, Inventory Management, New Business Development, Operations Management, SAP, Merchandising, Strategic Planning, Demand Planning, Lean Manufacturing, Account Management, Key Account Management, Materials Management, Sales, Team Building, Forecasting, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Warehousing, Sales Management, Procurement, Retail, Inventory Control, Negotiation, Contract Negotiation, Cross-functional Team..., Pricing

Education
Harper College
Associate, Business

Patti Schwartz Patti Schwartz Greater Chicago Area Details
Patti Schwartz's Brachs Confections Experience June 1990 - June 1995
Job Operations Consultant at
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Zurich Insurance  February 2000 - Present
Zurich Insurance  January 2000 - Present
Dupage Medical Group  June 1995 - February 2000
Brach's Confections  June 1990 - June 1995

Skills
Healthcare, Process Improvement, Lotus Notes, Management, Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, Vendor Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, IT Operations, Project Management, Troubleshooting, Active Directory, Leadership, Business Analysis, Microsoft Office, Enterprise Architecture, ITIL, IT Management, Information Technology, Microsoft Word, Business Objects, Outlook, Insurance, IT Service Management, Team Building, Network Security, PMP, SDLC, Sales, Strategic Planning, Change Management, Budgets, IT Strategy, Financial Analysis

Education
Elmhurst College   1975 — 1979
Bachelor of Arts, Music Education & Spanish

Richard Condie Richard Condie Greater Salt Lake City Area Details
Richard Condie's Brachs Confections Experience January 1992 - August 1993
Job Principal Consultant at Grow Fast Solutions
Industry Food Production
Experience
Grow Fast Solutions   June 2014 - Present
Three Rivers Confections, LLC   June 2012 - June 2014
Grow Fast Solutions   October 2009 - June 2012
Mount Franklin Foods, LLC   February 2007 - October 2009
Franklin Connections   May 1994 - May 2003
Brach's Confections  January 1992 - August 1993
Mars  April 1980 - December 1991

Education
Brigham Young University   1975 — 1977
MBA, Finance

Jim Cantlin Jim Cantlin Greater Los Angeles Area Details
Jim Cantlin's Brachs Confections Experience 1996 - 2004
Job Sales Director at Culligan International Company
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Culligan International Company  2012 - Present
Schwan's Consumer Brands  2010 - 2011
Schwan's Consumer Brands  2009 - 2010
Schwan's Consumer Brands  2008 - 2009
Schwan's Consumer Brands  2005 - 2008
Brach's Confections  1996 - 2004
Sara Lee  1995 - 1996
General Mills  1989 - 1995

Skills
Strategy, Cross-functional Team..., Management, Direct Store Delivery, Consumer Products, FMCG, Shopper Marketing, Business Strategy, Grocery, Leadership, P&L Management, Marketing, Sales, Marketing Strategy, Sales Operations, Trade Marketing, Key Account Development, Forecasting, National Accounts

Education
California State University-San Bernardino - College of Business and Public Administration
MBA, Marketing

Effendi Tan Effendi Tan Lubbock, Texas Area Details
Effendi Tan's Brachs Confections Experience March 2001 - October 2003
Job District Sales Leader
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Frito Lay  August 2010 - Present
PepsiCo  2010 - 2015
PepsiCo  2010 - 2015
Kraft Foods  May 2007 - August 2010
Panda Restaurant Group  December 2004 - June 2007
Panda Restaurant Group, Inc  December 2004 - June 2007
Panda Restaurant Group  February 2006 - March 2006
Hertz Corporation  November 2003 - December 2004
Brach's Confections  March 2001 - October 2003

Skills
Grocery, Consumer Products, Shopper Marketing, Forecasting, Sales Management, Management, Marketing, Leadership, Sales, Selling, Team Leadership, Product Development, P&L Management, Sales Operations, Inventory Management

Education
Arizona State University   1998 — 2004
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Marketing

Arizona State University December 2004   1998 — 2004
Bachelor, Science marketing; service marketing and marketing research

Martin Zatelli Martin Zatelli Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Martin Zatelli's Brachs Confections Experience October 1991 - April 2001
Job Inventory/SAP Analyst at Coca Cola Refreshments
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Coca Cola Refreshments  April 2015 - Present
Amotec Inc  March 2014 - October 2014
Breilmann AG   October 2011 - March 2014
Farley and Sathers Candy Company   October 2005 - September 2011
American Plastics  August 2004 - June 2005
Edge Flooring  January 2004 - July 2004
BakeLine Bakery   October 2002 - January 2004
APICS Tri-State   2000 - 2003
Brach's Confections  October 1991 - April 2001

Skills
DRP, SAP, Inventory Control, Inventory Accuracy, Deployment, SAP R/3, MRP, Supply Chain Management, Materials Management, Warehousing, Logistics, Demand Planning, Replenishment, Inventory Management, Supply Chain, Buyer/Planner, WMS, Continuous Improvement, Inventory Analysis, 5S, Physical Inventory, Production Planning, Kanban, Cross-functional Team..., Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing, Warehouse Management, Supply Chain..., Cycle Counting, Distribution Center..., SAP ERP, Logistics Management, JIT, 3PL, Supply Management, Shipping, Reverse Logistics

Education
Elmhurst College   1976 — 1978
BA, Business Administration

Triton College   1973 — 1976
AA, Marketing

Jaime Goins Jaime Goins Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Jaime Goins's Brachs Confections Experience March 2004 - October 2005
Job Senior Accountant Hawker Powersource
Industry Accounting
Experience
EnerSys / Hawker  September 2014 - Present
Walden Security  August 2012 - September 2014
Farley's and Sathers   April 2007 - August 2012
EMJ Corporation  February 2006 - April 2007
Brach's Confections  March 2004 - October 2005

Skills
Forecasting, Demand Planning, Inventory Management, SAP, Excel, Supply Chain, Accounting, Analysis, Budgets, Customer Service, General Ledger, Logistics, Microsoft Excel, Process Improvement, Team Building, Inventory Control, Pricing

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1996 — 2002
BS, Finance

Girls Preparatory School   1990 — 1996

Sharon Esters Sharon Esters Greater Chicago Area Details
Sharon Esters's Brachs Confections Experience October 1980 - May 1994
Job Information Security Administrator Contractor at Capital One
Industry Information Technology and Services
Experience
Capital One  September 2012 - Present
Northern Trust Company  May 2011 - December 2011
Acxiom  2002 - 2009
Tribune Company  1995 - 1997
Brach's Confections  October 1980 - May 1994

Skills
Disaster Recovery, Troubleshooting, Unix, Information Security, Data Center, SharePoint, Active Directory..., RACF, ACF2, Remedy Ticketing System, vantive, Software Documentation, Technical Support, Security, Computer Security, Access, Citrix

Education
Illinois Institute of Technology   2009 — 2010
Master Certification in Computer Security, Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance

College of Automation
Computer Operations and Management

Patty Miedico Patty Miedico Wilmington, Massachusetts Details
Patty Miedico's Brachs Confections Experience January 1988 - May 1996
Job Account Development Representative at Arrow Electronics
Industry Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Experience
Arrow Electronics  May 2014 - Present
Arrow Electronics  January 2013 - February 2014
The Invitation Emporium   January 2000 - December 2012
Welch Foods  June 1997 - December 2000
Brach's Confections  January 1988 - May 1996

Skills
Customer Service, Social Media, Negotiation, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, Social Networking, Microsoft Excel, Email Marketing, Marketing Communications, Microsoft Word, Retail, Merchandising, Sales, Strategic Planning, Team Building, Sales Management, Inventory Management, Marketing, Account Management, Leadership, Product Development, New Business Development, Public Speaking, Business Development

Education
Merrimack College

Northeastern University

Michael Alderson Michael Alderson Greater Chicago Area Details
Michael Alderson's Brachs Confections Experience August 1984 - August 1999
Job Training and Quality Manager at Safelite AutoGlass
Industry Automotive
Experience
Safelite AutoGlass  March 2014 - Present
Safelite AutoGlass  March 2001 - March 2014
Alamo Rent A Car  February 2000 - March 2001
Brach's Confections  August 1984 - August 1999

Skills
Sales, Process Improvement, Automotive, Access, Training, Customer Satisfaction, Team Building, Inventory Management, Inventory Control, Operations Management, P, Customer Service, Coaching, Continuous Improvement, Vehicles, Automotive Aftermarket, Cross-functional Team..., Automobile, P&L, Customer Retention, Sales Management, Profit, Purchasing, Fleet Management, Sales Operations

Education
Benedictine University   1999 — 2000
MSMOB, Organizational Behavior/Development

University of Illinois at Chicago   1978 — 1983
BA, Criminal Justice/Sociology

Dori Dunkley Dori Dunkley Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Area Details
Dori Dunkley's Brachs Confections Experience July 1996 - October 2003
Job Household Engineer
Industry Consumer Services
Experience
Home  October 1995 - Present
homeowner  2006 - 2015
homeowner  2006 - 2015
Brach's Confections  July 1996 - October 2003

Skills
Competitive Analysis, Customer Insight, Consumer Products, AC Nielsen, Supply Chain, Nielsen, Marketing, Sales Operations, Sales, Key Account Development, Demand Planning, Supply Chain Management, Leadership, Grocery, Logistics

Education
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga   1993 — 1995
BS, Business - Human Resources

Boyd-Buchanan High School   1980 — 1990
Honors diploma

Ben Hodge Ben Hodge Portland, Oregon Area Details
Ben Hodge's Brachs Confections Experience 1997 - 2003
Job Business Development Manager at Bridgford Foods
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Bridgford Foods  September 2012 - Present
Russell Stover Candies  2008 - 2010
Maxfield Candy Company  2004 - 2006
Brach's Confections  1997 - 2003

Skills
Merchandising, Forecasting, Budgeting, Key Account Development, Analysis, Retail, Grocery, DSD, FMCG, Wholesale, Category Management, Sales Management, Inventory Management, Customer Relations, Strategic Planning, Customer Service, Promotions, Product Development, Competitive Analysis, Account Management, Supply Chain, Marketing Strategy, Planning, Consumer Insights, New Business Development, Packaging, PowerPoint, Supply Chain Management, Excel, Distributors, Sales Operations, Management, Microsoft Excel

Education
Eastern Washington University   1977 — 1981
B.A., Communications

Ann Bristow Ann Bristow Greenville, South Carolina Area Details
Ann Bristow's Brachs Confections Experience February 1997 - November 2007
Job Customer Logistics & Assembly Planner at ZF Transmissions
Industry Automotive
Experience
ZF Transmissions  January 2013 - Present
SYNCREON  July 2011 - January 2013
BMW  January 2008 - July 2011
Brach's Confections  February 1997 - November 2007

Skills
Logistics, Manufacturing, Demand Planning, Leadership, SAP, Sales, Warehousing, Project Management, Training, Customer Service, Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain, Inventory Management

Education
Dalton State College   2001 — 2002
Certification, APICS, n/a

Florida Technical College   1994 — 1996
Computer Science, Auto CAD

Virginia McWherter Virginia McWherter Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Virginia McWherter's Brachs Confections Experience 1997 - 2005
Job Utilities Professional
Industry Utilities
Experience
Clean Sweep, Inc.   October 2011 - Present
Shared Health  February 2008 - September 2010
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee  2008 - 2010
Brach's Confections  1997 - 2005

Skills
computer applications, Human Resources, Quickbooks

Education
Chattanooga State Community College   1981 — 1991
No degree, business

Edmondson Business College   1964 — 1965
Executive Secretarial Certificate, Business

Mary Greenslade Mary Greenslade Portland, Oregon Area Details
Mary Greenslade's Brachs Confections Experience August 1988 - May 1992
Job Owner at Celebrate Me Home
Industry Furniture
Experience
Celebrate Me Home   November 1997 - Present
The Dial Corporation  August 1993 - January 1996
Brach's Confections  August 1988 - May 1992
Procter & Gamble  June 1984 - July 1988

Skills
Furniture, New Business Development, Selling, Retail, Merchandising, Marketing Strategy, Construction, Sales Management, Trade Shows, Interior Design, Management Consulting, Leadership Development, Contract Negotiation, B2B, Customer Service, Sales, Furnishings, Business Strategy, Team Building, Negotiation, Art, Custom Furniture, Strategic Planning, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Product Development, Real Estate, Space planning, Public Speaking, Executive Coaching, Account Management, Small Business, Organizational..., Business Planning, Public Relations, Photography, Marketing, Project Management, Fundraising

Education
Drake University   1978 — 1984
BS/BA, MBA, Marketing, Business

Heather Yamada Heather Yamada Chattanooga, Tennessee Area Details
Heather Yamada's Brachs Confections Experience October 1997 - October 1999
Job Director of Consumer Marketing and Merchandising, Shaw Industries
Industry Textiles
Experience
Shaw Industries  June 2013 - Present
Shaw Industries  October 2003 - June 2013
The Dixie Group  July 2001 - October 2003
The Dixie Group  October 1999 - June 2001
Brach's Confections  October 1997 - October 1999
McKee Foods Corporation  June 1994 - October 1997
McKee Foods Corporation  October 1993 - June 1994
McKee Foods Corporation  March 1992 - October 1993

Skills
Merchandising, Marketing Communications, Retail

Education
Southern Adventist University   1989 — 1993
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Marketing

Christine Clausen Christine Clausen Orlando, Florida Details
Christine Clausen's Brachs Confections Experience January 1993 - January 1994
Job Director of Supply Planning, Pepsi Beverages Company
Industry Food & Beverages
Experience
Pepsi Beverages Company  May 2012 - Present
Pepsi Beverages Company  December 2008 - May 2012
Pepsi Beverages Company  January 2006 - November 2008
Pepsi Beverages Company  February 2003 - December 2005
Pepsi Beverages Company  December 2000 - February 2003
Brach's Confections, Inc   January 1999 - December 2000
Brach's Confections, Inc   January 1995 - January 1998
Brach's Confections, Inc   January 1994 - January 1995
Brach's Confections  January 1993 - January 1994
Sterling Health Pharmaceuticals   January 1992 - January 1993

Skills
Supply Chain Management, Lean Manufacturing, Consumer Products, GMP, HACCP, Continuous Improvement, Manufacturing, Packaging, Production Planning, Project Planning, Purchasing, Quality Assurance, SPC, Team Building, Warehousing, Cross-functional Team..., Demand Planning, Supply Chain

Education
Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania   1984 — 1987
Bachelor of Science, Biology

Ed Nesyto Ed Nesyto Benton Harbor, Michigan Area Details
Ed Nesyto's Brachs Confections Experience 1983 - 1985
Job Chemical Engineer at Lakeside Resort and Spa
Industry Research
Experience
Gooberville Resort and Relaxation Spa   2006 - Present
Brach's Confections/Barry Callebaut   1995 - 2006
Brach's Confections/Barry Callebaut   1994 - 1996
Brach's Confections/Suchard   1988 - 1994
Brach's Confections/Jacob Suchard   1985 - 1988
Brach's Confections  1983 - 1985
Brach's Confections  1976 - 1983
Brach's Confections  1973 - 1976
Ovaltine Food Products   1971 - 1973
Clow Corp   1969 - 1971

Skills
Research, Microsoft Office, Data Analysis, Teaching, Matlab, Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Science, Molecular Biology, Statistics, PowerPoint, English

Education
Chicago State University   1967 — 1970
Bachelor of Science (BS), Chemistry

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Associate of Science (A.S.), Confectionery

Stacey Wade Stacey Wade Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area Details
Stacey Wade's Brachs Confections Experience 2002 - 2004
Job National Account Manager
Industry Consumer Goods
Experience
Armour Eckrich LLC   April 2009 - Present
Hartz Mountain Corporation  2007 - 2009
Gold’n Plump Poultry  2004 - 2006
Brach's Confections  2002 - 2004
Unilever Bestfoods  1987 - 2002

Skills
Strategic Planning, Sales, FMCG, Management, CRM, Pricing, National Accounts, Sales Operations, P&L Management, Forecasting, Grocery, Key Account Development, IRI, Shopper Marketing

Education
Minnesota State University, Mankato
BS

University of Saint Thomas - School of Business
Mini MBA Certification

Beth Shimko Beth Shimko Saint Petersburg, Florida Details
Beth Shimko's Brachs Confections Experience June 2003 - June 2004
Job Department Manager at Lowes Home improvement
Industry Building Materials
Experience
Lowes Home improvement  November 2013 - Present
Never Winter   May 2012 - Present
PepsiCo - Frito Lay  July 2004 - May 2012
Brach's Confections  June 2003 - June 2004
Pepperidge Farm  February 2000 - May 2003

Skills
Category Management, Trade Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Consumer Insights, Sales Operations, Key Account Development, P&L Management, Management

Education
Broward Community College   1990 — 1993

Scared Heart University   1977 — 1978

Michelle Elias Michelle Elias Youngstown, Ohio Details
Michelle Elias's Brachs Confections Experience February 1985 - July 1987
Job Sales Representative / Dean Foods
Industry Dairy
Experience
Dean Foods  September 1987 - Present
Brach's Confections  February 1985 - July 1987
William's & Drake Food Brokers   June 1980 - February 1985

Skills
Direct Store Delivery, Retail, Sales, Spectra, Shopper Marketing, Trade Marketing, FMCG, Customer Insight, Sales Operations, Merchandising, AC Nielsen, Categorization, Food, Key Account Development, National Accounts, Food Industry, Inventory Management, Forecasting, Dairy, IRI, Consumer Products, Key Account Management, Nielsen, Sales Management

Education
Robert Morris University   1975 — 1977
Business degree, Business Administration, Management and Operations

Chaney High School   1972 — 1975

Benjamin W Stafford Benjamin W Stafford Greater Atlanta Area Details
Benjamin W Stafford's Brachs Confections Experience 2001 - 2003
Job
Industry Real Estate
Experience
Pattillo Industrial Real Estate   2005 - Present
The Conlan Company  2003 - 2005
Brach's Confections  2001 - 2003
DC United  2001 - 2001

Education
Emory University - Goizueta Business School   2007 — 2009
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Concentration in Real Estate

Wake Forest University   1997 — 2001
Bachelor's Degree, Business & Accountancy

Bradley Hensley Bradley Hensley Portland, Oregon Area Details
Bradley Hensley's Brachs Confections Experience September 2002 - June 2005
Job Project Engineer at Andersen Construction
Industry
Experience
Andersen Construction  February 2015 - Present
Harder Mechanical Contractors, Inc.   November 2005 - December 2014
Gladstone School District 115   2003 - 2014
Precision Countertops  June 2005 - November 2005
Brach's Confections  September 2002 - June 2005
Action Sports Media  January 2002 - June 2002
Skanska USA  June 2000 - June 2002

Skills
Sales, Project Management, Management, Account Management, Problem Solving, Proposal Writing, Time Management, Customer Relations, Negotiation, Customer Service, Leadership, PowerPoint, Marketing, Microsoft Office, Contract Management

Education
Portland State University   1999 — 2002
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Oregon State University   1999 — 2000
Engineering coursework, Construction Management

Clackamas Community College   1998 — 2000
Transfer Degree/Coursework, Pre-Engineering

Brandon Beyer Brandon Beyer Winona, Minnesota Details
Brandon Beyer's Brachs Confections Experience July 2012 - September 2012
Job Entertainment Professional
Industry Entertainment
Experience
TRW  May 2014 - Present
Sky High Entertainment   2012 - Present
Brach's Confections  July 2012 - September 2012

Skills
Audio Engineering, Professional Audio, Wedding DJ, DJ, Electronics, Mathematics, Web Development, Web Design, HTML, Microsoft Office, Bands, Sound

Education
Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical   2012 — 2014
none, electronics

Hope Lutheran High School   2011 — 2012
degree, n/a

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