Today’s successful companies are fueled by talent, and we are no exception. Every member of our team possesses a rich knowledge of their field, an unbeatable work ethic, and most importantly of all, they love what they do. At the top in their respective fields, our people form the kind of team that, in the past, has been reserved for massive brands, at a high cost. No more.
Great leadership ensures success through understanding our clients and aligning their needs with each opportunity. Our sales organization is filled with industry experts having deep category experience you can rely on to drive strategic discussions, drive alignment internally and externally and ensure we maximize growth. Having boots on the ground provides your company the responsiveness, demonstrates your commitment to the business and possesses the account expertise required by your retail partners.
Ultimately, execution is crucial to success. Our team of Business Support Managers are the hub between Sales and Analytics and they understand this maxim and ensure success by managing all aspects of our projects, from client on-boarding, set-up and compliance all the way through to retail execution. The team makes sure everything is driven by process, bringing to bare the resources needed to work smoothly. Our team of Business Support Managers guide our clients through the often challenging retailer processes. Like the quarterbacks of our organization, operations is always working closely with the sales leaders and clients, and strive to move that ball forward.
Leadership | Client Success
This is the cornerstone of everything we do, it is our first principle. Our job is to create ways to win together. We do this by aligning our Client’s objectives and our Customer’s goals to create mutual opportunities where we can all be successful together. Our clients have entrusted us with their most strategic accounts and expect us to field the strongest team of professionals to maximize their value in the trade, this is where we define our value.
Team Leader - Trading
“Jesse has 20+ years of experience in the retail and consumer products industry. His experience ranges from private entrepreneurial companies to multi-billion publicly traded corporations. Has a strong ability to think outside of the box and is recognized for driving Strategic Innovation and creating growth strategies, like new product categories and developing breakthrough business models generating significant new value for consumers and customers.
Jesse has successfully lead sales and customer strategy for companies at Target, Walmart, Costco, Sam’s Club, Dollar stores along with channel responsibility for Home Centers, eCommerce (Amazon and others) along with direct-to-consumer. On the retail side, he has held a number of strategic roles in buying, logistics, strategy, operations and finance. His experience spans across the globe to the UK, Latin America, Japan, North American, and Chinese markets.
Jesse is an athlete and loves hanging with his family and friends…as long as they are not sitting still, so bring your soccer ball, mountain bike or skateboard to the meeting!”
Team Leader - Digital
“David Mullican has 20+ years of proven results in sales, marketing, customer experience, process development, and management. He is an enthusiastic relationship builder, with a demonstrated track record of success in leading diverse teams through complex projects.
Throughout his 20+ years of CPG experience David has lead a team of retail merchandisers for the Kellogg’s Company, become a successful business owner developing and mentoring his own sales force while handling day to day ownership tasks and strategies as well as spending the last decade calling on Walmart, Sam’s and numerous other retail channels across the U.S. , Canada and Mexico for leading CPG companies.
If you can’t reach David for a minute or two he is probably out of range, cruising the lake with his kids or friends…or maybe just himself!”
Team Leader Brick and Mortar
“Tim defines the term retail professional with 35+ years experience. His background includes Food, Mass, Drug, and C-store channels. For 22 years, Tim was a buyer in Grocery and Mass, and for another 18 years in Store Operations.
Tim joined the dark side 16 years ago and has never looked back while building a history of success and results that speak for themselves. Tim creates a priceless value to our clients with his experience across the whole process of sales, buying, store operations, merchandising, category management, category and consumer insights, pricing strategy, and private label management.
Tim has a track record in merchandising, and sales account management of outstanding sales growth, through data and insights which motivate the retailer to make decisions driven by the recommendations revealed via the data and insights.
Tim likes to spend his down time with his family and is always working on some kind of project.”
Sales Leader – Mass
“Steve has 25+ years of sales experience. He has called on almost any account you have ever heard of and many you have not. Steve was a pioneer working with eCommerce and developing rent-to-own and Closeouts. Additionally, he has worked with Walmart and Sam’s Club for 20+ years.
Today Steve focuses on business development for new suppliers to all divisions of Walmart and is always seeking new and interesting products he can launch with Walmart. If you need help in Toys, Pets, Hardware, Sporting Goods or Lawn and Garden you know who to call.
Steve is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys spending time on the water with family and friends. Some say he is almost as good a sales leader as he is a fisherman!”
Account Manager – Costco
Ashley has 8+ years of club-based retail experience working on various initiatives for brick and mortar, as well as eCommerce at Costco Wholesale. She worked in operations for four years, and in the buying office for four years, so she has a balance of the two worlds. After working on diverse accounts from high tech like Microsoft, to home improvement brands such as Kohler she understands pallet-based business. Professionally Ashley is determined to drive sales and make relationships that last. Outside of work, her passions are in running her farm with her family where they raise Guernsey goats and trekking out on trails with their horses and mules.
Account Management - Mass
“Rhonda has 20+ years of Sales and Account Management experience working with Fortune 500 companies supporting their Walmart and Sam’s Club accounts. Rhonda brings another level of insights for our clients with her experience in sales, marketing, team management, and training. Rhonda’s strengths are in her ability to build strong client and team relationships, project management, forecasting, and replenishment to keep our clients on track and in-stock.
Rhonda is a foodie who enjoys cooking and creating new recipes for her family and friends. She also loves learning about natural remedies and healing techniques.”
Sales Leader – Mass
Javier is a sales and business development professional with 17 years of experience in building and capturing market share within retail and wholesale environments. Javier began his career as a corporate merchant for the world’s largest retailer, where he had P&L responsibility within seasonal, licensed team sports and apparel departments. Within the past 10 years, Javier managed mass retail accounts for a leading licensed merchandise business and ran the North American operation for a UK based toys, games and gifts developer, which involved opening an office, building a 25-person staff and developing distribution across various retail channels in USA and Canada.
In 2018, Javier founded his own retail and consumer product consulting business, Natural Bay, which was acquired by Legacy Retail Solutions. He joined Legacy as a Partner and Sales Leader. Javier’s successes are attributed to his industry expertise, entrepreneurial spirit, relationship cultivation and management.
In 2019, after 10 years in New York City, Javier and his wife moved to Bentonville, where they are currently experiencing life as new parents. Javier was an accomplished tennis player, competed as a student athlete in college and currently serves as a Board Member for The Peel Compton Foundation. You are likely to cross paths with Javier on gravel road rides in Benton County or exploring mountain bike trails in the Ozarks.
Sales Manager – DP Wagner
Ren Henry has 3+ years of proven results in Ecommerce business development with The Home Depot, spanning seven categories. His experience grew from a focus on Outdoor Furniture, Fencing, Storage, to Building Materials, Outdoor Power Equipment, Bath and Air Circulation, and so much more. Professionally, he is passionate about building relationships, developing businesses for eCommerce success, and helping others explore new opportunities. Outside of the office, Ren is passionate about cars, food, and taking road trips with his wife.
Sales Leader – Mass
“Tanner has spent 5+ years developing a deep skillset across the entire replenishment model, including Direct Import and Domestic Replenishment. He is heavily involved in all aspects of the supply chain and replenishment, including demand planning and store level planning. Tanner sees replenishment as core to drive the topline via forecast management and instock orders. He also is deeply involved in new product development, item setup and quoting processes. Getting on shelf is just the beginning of the journey according to Tanner. He ensures that our accounts are aligned and successful in all aspects of business from factory to shelf.
Outside of work Tanner is busy with his young family and enjoys hoops and the gym…you can often find him catching a high school soccer game.”
“Max Habereder brings 20+ years of experience in Consumer Products and the Retail Industry having worked with some of CPGs largest and most iconic brands. He has success calling on numerous categories spanning both domestic and international markets. His knowledge and experience with data analysis, modular planning, category insights and retail execution enable him to look at opportunities with fact based selling insights and vision.
Max started his career at E&J Gallo Winery carrying a bag in the Los Angeles wine market and after early success moved into the Trade Development team. Max later moved to Bentonville AR to call on Walmart International in the infancy of Walmart’s International development push. From there Max moved to the Coleman Camping Company on the category management team where he was the Category Advisor for Sporting Goods at Walmart. Since that time, he has had success selling and managing items in numerous categories including Lawn & Garden, Sporting Goods, Wine & Spirits, Homewares, OTC, and Grocery.
Max is a former division 1 athlete and coach. When not at work he enjoys traveling, camping, doing charity work and rooting on FC Bayern Munich!”
Director - Amazon
“Anthony Brown has 20 years of ecommerce experience with a focus on the Amazon channel. He spent 8 years working directly for Amazon helping to build out the Seller Central & FBA platforms, and leading an international team of specialists providing round the clock support to Amazon’s largest brands. Since leaving Amazon he has provided consulting services to brands, helping them grow and succeed in today’s ever-changing ecommerce ecosystem.
Whether the issue is related to operations, marketing, customer service, content/display optimization, chargebacks, or policy enforcement, Anthony has the end-to-end knowledge and experience to quickly troubleshoot, solve, and prevent these problems from recurring. By removing these issues from his clients’ plates, he allows them to focus on production, transportation, and continued innovation.
On most weekends you will find Anthony snowboarding in the Cascade mountains, cooking something adventurous in his gadget filled kitchen, or out on his never-ending quest for the world’s greatest Bloody Mary.”
Account Manager - Mass
Kayla has 5+ years of experience in the retail and consumer products industry working with some of the largest CPG manufacturers in the world such as Nestle Purina and SC Johnson. She has an entrepreneurial spirit with a unique background working across several channels such as Mass, Specialty, Drug, DIY, and Pure Play. Kayla is most well known for her unique ability to create category expansion opportunities by identifying and creating commercialized strategies around product development, with specific expertise in the Pet Category.
When Kayla isn’t working, she enjoys spending time on Lake Minnetonka with her family, traveling to new destinations, running, and volunteering with and assisting young entrepreneurs.
Account Manager – Grocery
David started his career in trucking and supply chain management, and then transitioned to branded marketing before spending the last 20 years in retail product management. He has developed a full-circle understanding of product conception, production, supply chain cycle, and getting it to the shelf. He brings a passion for sustainable products and is always watching for disruptive innovations that make a difference.
David lives in Fayetteville with his wife Caroline, two cats, and a gigantic & sweet German Shepard. He is the proud father of two sons that are in Environmental Policy and Agricultural Economics fields of work.
Account Manager – Mass
Account Manager – Specialty
Josh started his career out in Hot Springs, AR where he worked in consumer sales for Verizon Wireless. After many years in that field he decided to move to Northwest Arkansas, in order to, make a career change to office and administration management. During this time, he gained a keen ability to manage administrative processes. His time management skills are top notch and he is always ready to help our clients with any needs that may arise. Josh has had the opportunity to learn a great deal about Walmart’s retail link system and is proficient in e-commerce item setup and requirements. Customer compliance and process management are just a few of Josh’s strengths. When Josh isn’t in the office, he enjoys spending time with his friends and family, camping in the spring and summer, and researching the automotive industry.
Transportation & Order Specialist
“Michelle has 30+ years experience in Project Management including 9 years at Walmart Stores Inc. While at Walmart her experience included departments such as Benefits and Marketing, Merchandising both as an Order Specialist and Replenishment Manager. Michelle’s experience in demand planning both Domestic and Direct Import along with and her knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, item creation strengthens our capabilities. Most recently Michelle worked exclusively on the eCommerce platforms for Walmart and Sam’s Club.
When not working Michelle enjoys time spent with family, beach vacations, and crafting projects.”
Facilities and IT Administrator
Austin moved to Bentonville in 2004, where he grew up, playing games, watching movies, and making art with his family. He has had an interest in photography since he was a kid so, when he saw there was an opportunity to learn photography and digital design through his high school, he jumped on the opportunity. While there he discovered his passion for graphic design and how it goes hand-in-hand with photography. He learned his skills there and is excited to put those skills to use here at the Traverse Group.
HR & Payroll Administrator
Heather has 10+ years of combined financial and managerial experience working for a multitude of companies across various industries. Throughout her career, Heather has held several different positions, including but not limited to, Financial Analyst, Billing Analyst, Staff Accountant, and Individual Business Owner. She has a Master’s in Accounting from Purdue University. She is dedicated to achieve business success by help them establish sound accounting practices and financial processes.
Outside of work, Heather enjoys taking time with her husband to travel around the world to places they have never been before. Additionally, Heather has three rescue dogs who are the joys of her life outside of traveling, her family, and work.
Haley has more than six years of experience as a Staff Accountant for an eCommerce startup, where she was instrumental in developing processes and standards. Prior to that role, she spent more than a decade in administrative and customer service roles, giving her a breadth of experience and strong understanding of the eCommerce and retail industries.
Born and raised in Northwest Arkansas, her background in small business is deeply rooted in her family’s local boat business, which ultimately led her to pursue a career path helping small businesses thrive.
Outside of work, you can find Haley hanging out with family and friends, watching sports (Go Razorbacks! Go Chiefs!), spending time at the lake, playing pickleball, cooking, and curating the best playlists.
Customer Insights & Category Management
“Cynthia has 15+ years of experience in crunching data and optimizing the outputs into actionable, accurate, and easily read results. Always looking to expand her knowledge base with new systems, new tools, new methods, Cynthia currently specializes in Data Analysis, Consumer Insights, Strategic Planning, ProSpace, Spectra, Nielson Data, IRI, Retail Link, Anysite/Demographics, Mapping softwares, and Category Analysis/Management.
Cynthia enjoys spending time exploring life with her family. Cynthia is always deeply involved in her community and spends time and energy to make it all it can be.”
Customer Insights & Sales Analyst
“Jason has spent 20+ years working with Fortune 100 companies to develop long-term, sustainable growth strategies with key retailers.
Jason has successfully led teams across shopper insights, category management, and analytics, working with some of the world’s most iconic brands. Jason’s category experience spans a diverse group of products in food, beverage, household products and health & beauty. His expertise is in “connecting the dots” across disparate sources of information and communicating insights through visual storytelling that lead to action. Jason is deeply curious, thrives in ambiguity, and intensely focused on delivering positive outcomes.
Outside of the office, Jason enjoys connecting with friends and family, traveling to interesting places around the world, going to live music events, and spending time at the lake.”
Dawn has spent the last 20 years of her career in Administrative/HR roles supporting executives of all levels and staff members. Dawn has found her passion for employee development to be the biggest driving force. Watching staff members grow on all levels – mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually brings true joy to Dawn all while assisting them in their career growth as well. Outside of work you can find Dawn with her two daughters, at the Gym, doing DIY projects or on her Harley.
Business Support Manager
“Amanda has 10 years experience working for Walmart through various roles: Inventory Control Specialist in the stores, Order Specialist focusing on training, item creation, and writing orders, as a Replenishment Manager she drove process improvement for reporting and supplier accountability. Her final role within Walmart was a Project Manager, developing OMS functionality for the supplier community and Supplier Training. She then transitioned to the supplier world as a Replenishment/Sales Analyst, Sales Manager, and National Account Manager, as it relates to. Her skills include flawless execution of replenishment, forecasting, inventory management, remedy tickets, item set up, training, etc.
When not working in the office, Amanda can be found spending time with her family, working on her old truck, or hosting charity events in the off-road 4×4 community.”
Business Support Manager
Zach has 25+ years experience working for Walmart. He has knowledge of in-store operations, replenishment, supply chain, pricing, and human resources. With his variety of knowledge, he knows how and why things need to work together to satisfy the needs of customers. Due to his experience with Walmart, he has learned to build a positive relationship with clients. Zach looks for ways to challenge the norm. He believes it is his responsibility to make sure a product is successful. It is important to work with a company from product development to make sure customers will proudly take home the product.
When not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. You will often find him sitting on a bucket, catching his youngest daughter pitching, for her travel softball team. Or using his “spirit fingers” to show support for his oldest daughter, as she cheers for high school games.
Project Manager – Trading
Sarah Cracraft has 10+ years of experience in the Retail industry. She has been servicing Walmart since 2014 and working with multiple brands to merchandise their products within Walmart since 2018. Project management and business development have been two key areas of focus to help clients build their brands. Sarah strives to expand her knowledge to strengthen herself and others around her. It is always a good time to learn.
Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, finding and creating art, and exploring the outdoors.
Marketing Manager – Digital
Rachel has 7 years of experience in e-commerce and 4 years of Amazon Marketing/PPC expertise. She has worked with clients across all categories and product life cycles to accelerate their Amazon growth, improve their search ranking and become category leaders. With Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems and Marketing, Rachel is passionate about UX design, customer experience, and technology.
Rachel especially enjoys working with new-to-market products and building brand awareness for new brands as well as crafting customer-facing content. From snacks to pet food to outdoor equipment, she has helped brands across all categories restructure and optimize their PPC strategy.
Outside of work, Rachel enjoys playing the guitar and piano and can be found testing new recipes (and setting off her smoke detector in the process).
Customer Experience Manager – Belle & June
Laura has over 7 years of experience in e-commerce retail as a leader in operations and customer experience. She is a dedicated Customer Experience Manager and combines her passion for exceeding shopper expectations with her extensive background in luxury home décor and interior design. Laura is passionate about customer satisfaction and loyalty, which she proactively pursues by interacting daily with customers to meet their needs in an ever-evolving and competitive online environment.
When she is not partnering with customers, suppliers, or colleagues, she spends her time with her three wonderful daughters, her loving husband, and their pug. Weekends are spent exploring new towns, catching up with friends & family, and decorating her home for each holiday, usually months in advance.
Business Support Manager
Erik’s background in retail has taken him from a managerial role with a regional outdoor lifestyle store with $2 million in annual sales to a supply chain operations role with an international cycling brand with $12 million in U.S. Sales. At the core of all the roles, Erik has taken is a passion for customer service that results in improved working processes and creative customer-centric solutions. Erik grew up in Jonesboro, AR, and moved to Little Rock after graduating from Arkansas State University. During Erik’s free time he enjoys running, riding his bike, and visiting the state parks with his wife Kathryn.
Catalog Manager – Belle & June
I pursued and graduated with a chemistry degree with plans to become a chemist… but I found my niche working in eCommerce. While I was not expecting to have so much fun with this work but I have enjoyed it and stayed in the space since then. I am an expert at developing item listings and managing the online catalog of content. I have been working with Magento for over 10 years ensuring sites look great, working properly for the shopper, and ensuring inventory is managed correctly.
In my free time, I pursue lots of different things and never stop discovering new things to learn and do. During the lockdown, I explored baking, cooking, and sewing. Right now, I am learning how to play the guitar. Next on my list is doing carpentry… who knows, maybe someday I can build my own house!
Business Support Manager
Kathy has a lifetime of retail background, growing up in a successful family-owned business in Bentonville, Arkansas with a core value of Customer Service and Satisfaction.
She found there was a growing need for Vendor Support in the NW Arkansas area and began working with various Food vendors to help prepare their products for meetings and presentations to Walmart. This led to several years of providing Vendor Support, offering an array of services including meeting setups, sample deliveries, and working in the LayOut Center, and eventually joining the Vendor community full time in 2004 supporting one of the top Celebration and Crafts suppliers in the department. She built strong working relationships with the buying teams, product testing facilities, and manufacturers, stayed on top and in front of current and new trends and regulations in the craft industry, and eventually branched out to Sporting Goods, Toys, Infant and Juvenile categories, utilizing her replenishment and forecasting skills.
Customer Service and Satisfaction has remained a core value for her in the vendor community. Building trust and strong relationships with the customer and merchant allows her to provide the best possible support and profitability.
Marketing Manager – Digital
Catherine has 1+ years of eCommerce experience with a focus in paid advertising. She began her career as an eCommerce intern for a Boston based marketing agency where she was offered a full-time position once she graduated. Catherine was able to develop her skills with experience in areas such as Amazon Marketing Services, Google Ads, Facebook & Instagram Ads, Graphic Design, and more.
Outside of the work, Catherine enjoys spending time with her family and friends, staying active, and listening to her favorite country music artists.
Associate Director- Digital
Cory Olans has spent over a decade driving brands to accelerate their growth on Amazon.com and other eCommerce marketplaces by offering world class client service, creating strategic road maps, implementing software solutions, and executing marketplace best practices. In the aughts his entrepreneurial spirit led him to form a company and became one of the early third-party sellers on Amazon.com’s Seller Central platform. Within a short time the company had launched dozens of brands on Amazon and became a top 1% seller by revenue. Cory then took his talents to a leading eCommerce agency where he worked with some of the preeminent CPG brands and further developed his playbook for success in the competitive eCommerce landscape. Beyond his eCommerce experience, Cory has held senior operations positions in the retail, real estate, and logistics fields.
When Cory’s not working you will find him with his wife and baby daughter searching the greater Chicagoland area for the best pizza and Chicago-style hot dog or at home shaking up cocktails for his party guests.
Project Manager – Belle & June
Michelle has over 15+ years of experience as a Leader in Operations Management, Project Management, Logistics, and Inventory Management with e-commerce businesses.
Online Business Management is her wheelhouse of fun and creativity. You can always ensure she’ll bring enthusiasm and sarcasm to a team meeting.
When she is not meeting the demands of clients, suppliers, or colleagues, she spends time hiking amazing trails, traveling with her rescue Boxer Frasier, and spending time with her family and friends.
General Manager – Belle & June
Roger started in sales when he was in High School selling electronics in a retail store. Three positions were very influential during his career: At Newell he learned about corporate culture and performance metrics where the motto was “If you can’t measure it, don’t do it.” At World Kitchen he learned about fact-based selling as a NAM calling on Walmart. His experience in Bentonville has stayed with him and helped him to e a better businessperson by every measure. Finally, as founder of The Yankee Clipper (a lawn care business) he proved that he could succeed as an entrepreneur. His family is very precious and so is his home life with them. For Roger, being able to provide a warm, safe and loving home is paramount in his life. Nothing pleases him more than to take over the kitchen for a few hours and serve up an awesome meal to his family.
Operations & Sales – Trading
“Brittany has 10+ years experience across retail including Account Management with key retailers such as Target, Walmart, Costco, and Sam’s Club. Brittany has extensive experience in other areas such as Project Management, Compliance, Analytics, Strategic Sales, Modular Planning, Category Insights, and Go-to Market Strategies.
She has a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industries and many US Retailers as well as Canada. She has been recognized for her proven ability to lead colleagues through change while maintaining focus on teamwork, responsibility, and quality results. Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, Sales, Retail, Strategic Planning, Retail Link, POL at Target, BPM at Costco, & more.
Brittany has a keen eye for interior design and enjoys doing that in her spare time.”
Recovery Specialist - Amazon
David has survived 14 years of retail and inside sales, 13 years of account management mostly calling on Amazon, and currently (four years and counting) helping my clients recover their lost profits from shortages and compliance fines in the e-com space.
David enjoys live music and traveling to different cities to see his favorite bands on tour. At home, he dabbles in recording music with friends and building guitar amplifiers and effects.
Business Support Manager
Todd has 15+ years of professional experience spanning across retail store Operations, Transportation, Supply Chain, and Project Management. Raised in Bentonville, he started his career with Walmart Stores while still in school and eventually moved into Transportation at the Walmart Home Office. He would spend a decade with one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies where he managed multi-billion-dollar projects expanding out fiber optic internet services across the country. Todd then went on to oversee Walmart supply chain operations with Procter and Gamble working with brands like Gillette, Venus, and Braun across the shave category.
When not in the office, Todd can be found spending time with his family, smoking various meats, or playing guitar with his heavy metal band.
Business Support Manager – eCommerce
Sam recently finished his undergraduate degree at the University of Arkansas with a major in Marketing. He is now enrolled in the MBA program at John Brown University. While new to the game, Sam is eager to learn and grow his knowledge of the business world. In his free time, Sam enjoys spending time outdoors, playing cards, and watching sports. All the sports.
General Manager – DP Wagner
Jeff has over 30+ years of experience spanning across sales, operations, & finance with controlled distribution, dealer, retail and wholesale business units in the US and Canada.
During this time, he built revenue and bottom-line growing value propositions for both the Pro and DIY markets delivering disruptive innovation with manufactured brands and partner branded programs.
Jeff biggest joy in life is “family”. He and his wife are kept busy with their 5 children making music both for personal enjoyment and the entertainment of crowds in venues across the US.
Operations Manager – DP Wagner
Production Lead – DP Wagner
Business Support Manager
Amy has been married for almost 28 years to Kenneth. They have a son Will (26) and a daughter Lacey (25). Amy has 2 granddaughters Harper (3) and Callie (2) that they love spending time with and laughing at all the expressions and things they say and do!!
Amy has over 20 + years of experience in Retail holding various roles in Walmart. She started with workers comp and medical insurance, later landing at the H.O ensuring new stores had their orders. Expanding into item & PO creation across multiple departments. Amy facilitated several of the Merchant Leadership courses including MU/MD, Supplier Relations, and Negotiations. Her last stint at Walmart was responsibility for shrink reduction for the Electronics Pad US. She took this experience into her next 2 roles with DiSa, and Scorpion Security continuing to find ways to secure product to allow for an improved Customer Experience, while securing the product from theft. Amy holds a lot of knowledge in Retail, Account Management, Shrink, and Business Development.
Outside of work Amy enjoys spending time with family outside or inside playing games!
Business Support Coordinator — DP Wagner
Taylor has 4 years of management experience- varying from account management to team management. She has worked with clients to maintain strong customer relationships and provide problem solving solutions to address any client need. With a bachelor’s degree in business management and a focus in supply chain management, Taylor is enthusiastic about technology-based solutions, forecasting, and procurement. These interests play into her role as Business Support Coordinator through her use of the WMS that the warehouse operations are based in and using that tool to help streamline processes for our customers from manufacturing to fulfillment.
Outside of the office, Taylor loves spending time with her Fiancé and their cat Goose. She also loves revisiting her “home” in South FL and all that it has to offer including the beach, boating, tubing, and anything else the gulf has to offer.
E-commerce Client Support
Business Support Manager
Project Manager — Trading
Social Content – Digital
Business Support Manager
Business Support Manager
Business Support Manager – Intern
Ally is going into her senior year at Oregon State University studying Merchandising Management with a concentration on Sports Business. At school, she holds several leadership roles for her sorority, which is an art and design interest-based chapter, and she works as a campus Tour Ambassador. Through her program at school, she was given the opportunity to enter the AATCC C2C Merchandising Competition with her group and won in 2023 for their entry “La Myrtille”. She is starting her adventure into the large world of retail as a summer intern, and while she has a particular interest in the athletic apparel/sports industry, the goal is to get as much knowledge as possible in all areas of retail to give herself a solid foundation.
In her free time, you will find her searching for the best place to get a full set of acrylic nails, rewatching every Marvel or Star Wars movie for the hundredth time, or (not so) patiently waiting for her favorite NHL or college football teams to start their seasons… Go Kraken, Go Beavs!
Trading Project Manager
Lleyton started his career as a inventory and customer service manager at spoke Adventures in Bentonville Arkansas. After two years in customer service Lleyton has begun developing his E-commerce skills with experience in areas like, Product Imaging, ASIN Management, Seller Central Inventory, Amazon Product and Shipping Guidelines Compliance, and others.
Outside of the office you will catch Lleyton playing soccer, hitting the trails, or working on his classic cars.
Head of Strategy
“Clint spent 20+ years working in Fortune 100 companies to develop and ensure the business health with the top retailers across the world.
His category experience spans across food, consumables and hardlines and he has worked with both Branded and Private Brand portfolios. His career is characterized for bringing creative solutions to complex business challenges and developing the top teams to address strategic customers. Clint has held a number of strategic roles in these organizations responsible for understanding and driving digital strategy, new formats, global customer development and new market expansion.
Clint enjoys both the thrill and challenge of life through activities like crushing the ski slopes or a 100-mile bike ride just to name a few. He and his wife might be the only people you will ever meet that specifically went to North Korea for vacation.”
“JD has 20+ years experience delivering vertical sales growth across a variety of categories. He works with companies to create internal alignment to drive results. He has extensive knowledge in the area of 3-tier distribution systems, as well as, branded and private label program development.
Across the industry, JD is known for building sustainable businesses in emerging or under-performing categories by finding unique promotional methods and modular improvements.
Outside the office JD takes pride in his civic involvement, engaging with his family and finding ways to work baseball into all parts the day…now you know it’s a crack of the bat in the background of your call!”