GMDC Champions of Change

GMDC Champions of Change

Patty Fishman

What’s the best part of your job? Working with independent business owners on growing their sales and profitability. My dad was an independent grocer, so I think about him and how this industry ena...

GMDC Champions of Change

Kari Knowlton

What’s the best part of your job? Not a lot of people can say they sell a product that 9 out of 10 people who walk through the door are going to buy. We sell humor at Avanti Press. Our greeting car...

What’s the best part of your job? What I enjoy most is the ever-evolving retail landscape and working with innovative retailers and brands to find consumer solutions. What inspires your leadersh...

What’s the best part of your job? Collaborating with team members and industry peers on strategic ways to continue to grow the business in our ever-changing industry. Being involved in the early st...

What’s the best part of your job? The best part of my job are the interactions and connections across the industry landscape. I’m always in the continual learning and curiosity mode—whether it is d...

What’s the best part of your job? Being able to collaborate and work hand in hand with retailers to find solutions that best fit their needs, as well as the consumers who use our Bausch & Lomb ...

What’s the best part of your job? Working with people. In a world that continues to trend toward automated solutions, I find working with my customers on programs that drive our mutual businesses t...

Dan Figus is VP of customer development and field sales for Johnson & Johnson. Andrew McQuilkin is partner with BHDP Architecture.

Gayle Shields is VP of pharmacy for Southeastern Grocers.

What’s the best part of your job? The ability to collaborate, share a vision and effect change within my company and the supplier community for the future of our industry. What inspires your lea...

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