Stephen is a 30+ year veteran with extensive experience in the food service and distribution industry. He is highly skilled in sales, negotiation, customer relations and developing teams to deliver growth in a highly competitive restaurant industry.
Stephen has held varying positions in several different areas of the country, starting his career in Maine as a sales trainee at a small home town paper company. A few years later, moving on to Salt Lake City, Utah where he landed with Sysco, eventually progressing to a senior-level sales management position for a number of years. Missing the east coast and looking to further his career, he and his family accepted the position of Sysco Baltimore’s VP/Sales and spent the next 6 years enjoying Maryland.
Stephen was most recently responsible for serving the greater Augusta, GA market with Sysco Columbia as the District Sales Manager. He looks forward to his next journey continuing to help clients be as successful as possible in this ever changing & challenging industry.
Stephen, his wife Debra, and their beloved poodle Dooney reside in Aiken, SC. Stephen and Debra are the proud parents of three daughters, Brittney, Lexi, and Peyton.
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