Dumac Business Systems Inc., a Syracuse, N.Y.-based solutions provider of POS software, hardware and equipment for the grocery and convenience fuel retail industries, has named Steve Methvin VP of product development. Methvin will lead the product development and integration teams and be accountable for all aspects of Dumac’s intellectual property, including the RORC Product Suite, licensed product interface and integrations.
He also will be responsible for the strategy, implementation and management of Dumac’s overall product vision and roadmap and support the organization’s strategic goals as a member of the leadership team.
“We are thrilled to welcome Steve to Dumac and in the product development leadership role,” said Howard McCarthy, Dumac president and CEO, in a statement. “We have had the opportunity to work closely with Steve over the past 14 years while he was with Bozzuto’s, one of our premier warehouse partners. With his vast experience and his integrity, we are delighted to have such a strong product leader join us who is also focused on innovative technology and understands the importance of delivering the best quality support for our customers.”
“With the many years of mutual respect garnered from working together, I am excited to be joining Dumac in this position,” said Methvin. “Dumac’s commitment to both their team members and customers was a driving force in my decision.”
With 30 years of retail operations experience, Methvin began his career in the grocery business working in various positions at local community retailers, including Market Basket, Winn Dixie and Kroger stores. He expanded his experience when he joined Ahold USA in 1990, where he focused on help desk support services, technical training and retail store technology systems for the company.
Most recently Methvin was VP of retail technology and e-commerce for Bozzuto’s Inc, a wholesale distributor to more than 1,000 independent food retailers throughout New England and the mid-Atlantic areas.
Throughout his career with Bozzuto’s, Methvin held progressive management positions and successfully managed the launch and implementation of several new products worked to align the retail technology team. Under his leadership, the team developed innovative product and e-commerce solutions for independent retailers and warehouses to improve the in-store and digital customer experience through automation while maintaining the highest data security integrity, says the company.
Dumac Business Systems Inc. is a third-generation, family-owned and -operated business that employs 200 team members across 27 states.
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