Education Event: Keys to Driving Distribution


Thursday, Mar 21

6:00-8:00PM @ New Hope Network (5541 Central Ave, Boulder, CO 80301)

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To continue providing education for real world situations (“where the rubber hits the road…”) we present our ongoing Education Events. Learn from experts how to succeed with your business.

Topic: Keys to Driving Distribution
When: March 21, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Where: New Hope Network (5541 Central Ave, Boulder, CO 80301)

Description

Join the Naturally Boulder community as we discuss the keys to driving your distribution! Every small business wants to sell more. Rather than simply thinking of ways to get more customers, start thinking of ways to get your products or services out to more consumers.

One of the best ways to gain more buyers and increase revenues is to sell through creative venues. Learn from a variety of CEO’s, Founders, and Sales Executives to drive your distribution for conventional, frozen, and refrigerated goods.

Learn from the Experts

Jamie Frye – Vice President & General Manager, Amplify Snack Brands
Hunt Killough – Chief Sales Officer, ONE Brands
Mike Grabowski – Director of Sales, Ripple Foods

Jamie Frye
Jaime Frye is Vice President/GM, Emerging Brands at Amplify Snack Brands. In this role, Jaime is establishing a new business unit to nurture and cultivate early stage emerging brands behind differentiated capabilities including precision retail and field marketing. Jaime is also spearheading the restages of Paqui, Oatmega and Krave, as well as the development of innovation for future brands via an incubation model. With over 14 years of experience in CPG, Jaime has held various sales, strategy and marketing roles with increasing responsibility. Jaime joined Amplify within the last year, and up until recently, led the Natural Channel and the High Point team. Prior to joining Amplify, Jaime spent time at WhiteWave and Procter and Gamble. She has called on all channels of trade, worked internally, and held several marketing assignments. She has led large, multi- functional organizations to over-deliver company commitments multiple times, returned brands to growth after significant declines, and focused on female career progression and retention through partnerships with NEW and internal employee resource groups. She has worked on big and small brands and has a passion in the Natural/emerging trends space. She is a graduate of Indiana University where she received her BS in Marketing and International Business from the Kelley School of Business.

Hunt Killough
Hunt is Chief Sales Officer at ONE Brands and has over 25 years in the food and beverage industry. Hunt’s past work experience includes being an advisor to various food & beverage companies, 2.5 years as SVP of Sales with Justin’s and an Executive on team that exited to Hormel, 1+ year with Ancient Harvest: VP-Sales, 5+ years with Snikiddy, LLC: EVP- Sales, 1+ year with Jones Soda: VP- National Sales, 3+ years with IZZE Beverage Co: VP- National Sales and an Executive on the team that exited to Pepsi, 5 Years with Nantucket Nectars as Regional Sales Manager. Hunt Received his Bachelor Degree from St. Lawrence University and MBA from the University of Denver.

Mike Grabowski
Mike has spent over 30 years in the food industry with experience in both traditional and start up opportunities this includes sales management positions at Kraft Foods, White Wave Foods and Ripple Foods. Mike has a proven history of success by building strong relationships with customers and understanding their needs. He is a collaborator who believes that everyone needs to share in success. Mike’s business motto – “Do as you say – say as you do.”

Registration

Members: $25, Non-members $35 (includes catered dinner)
Day of the event: Members: $35, Non-members $45
Refund requests will be honored up to 48 hours before the event.