Stephen has over 25 years in retail exercising his entrepreneurial spirit by owning and operating numerous small business and spent 10 years within Sam’s Club as a merchant covering general merchandise, seasonal, health and beauty, dry grocery, beverage, snacks as well as candy.
While Stephen was in chair, he was part of the corporate initiative reaching a goal of over $ 20 Billion sourcing goods from women-owned business. Something he’s very proud of to this day! Prior to his merchant role he developed and lead large scale and highly visible projects with Walmart US Operations.
Stephen has built several high performing teams during his career and with this skill set and relationships he as nurtured enables him to make an impact within the club channel. His understanding of the complexities as well as when and how the club channel members make purchase decisions contribute to his success is assisting suppliers with a wide array of expertise. He has a heart for championing suppliers from start to finish allowing them to achieve their goals.
Interested in talking with Stephen? Contact us for an introduction!