ODENTON, Md., Feb. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. ("KeyImpact"), America's leading foodservice sales and marketing agency, announces the appointments of Colin Quinn as Chief Financial Officer and Brant Stratman, Ph.D., as Vice President of Analytics and Insights.
Dan Cassidy, CEO stated: "As our business changes, KeyImpact continues to invest by adding resources and expertise that allow us to innovate, create efficiencies and manage our business in new ways. We are excited about the experience and skills that Colin and Brant bring to our team. We look forward to their contribution and the tremendous value they bring to the table for our employees, clients, and customers."
Colin Quinn's extensive finance background serves to bolster KeyImpact's growing business. In his role as CFO, Colin will implement and oversee enhanced internal controls and budgeting processes as well as be an integral member of the management team as we execute against our high growth strategic initiatives.
Colin stated: "I am thrilled to be working with such an impressive group of people. KeyImpact is a widely recognized industry leader, and I look forward to the opportunity to improve our value proposition to our customers."
Colin has served in various operational and financial leadership roles in several major companies including McMaster-Carr Supply Company and True Value Company. Previously, Colin was Vice President of Finance for US Foods, Inc. and most recently Vice President of Finance at Little Lady Foods.
Colin earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame, and his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; Colin also earned his CPA. Colin will report directly to Dan Cassidy, CEO.
In the newly created role of Vice President of Analytics and Insights, Dr. Brant Stratman will expand on our data management and analytics capabilities enabling us to leverage our trade channel position and access to multiple sources of data.
Brant stated: "I'm very excited about joining KeyImpact because I believe that there is a lot of growth potential, and fully leveraging analytics will play a critical role in driving that growth."
Brant joins KeyImpact from Watsco, Inc., the largest HVAC/R distributor in the United States. Before joining Watsco, Brant built and led the Advanced Analytics team for US Bank's global payment processing subsidiary, Elavon, Inc.
Brant earned his Ph.D. and Master's in Reliability Engineering and Risk Management, and his Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering all from Vanderbilt University. As VP of Analytics and Insights at KeyImpact, he will report to Joe Hargadon, Sr. VP Sales.
About KeyImpact Sales and Systems
Formed in 2000, through the merger of Key Brokerage in New Jersey and Impact Sales in Maryland, KeyImpact has grown to become the leading foodservice sales and marketing agency in the United States. KeyImpact represents manufacturers of food, as well as packaging and supplies, and provides sales and marketing services to distributors and operators across all segments of the foodservice trade channel. KeyImpact currently employs 800+ associates in 49 states with industry expertise in sales, marketing, culinary, K-12, military, college & university, contract feeding, retail foodservice, national & regional commercial chains, hospitality and distribution, please visit http://www.kisales.com.
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