CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeLuv, a leading office supply and grocery management provider, announced the hiring of 2 veteran Chicago startup leaders, Angela Ripinski (GrubHub) as Vice President of Marketing and Jacob Gafner (Shyp) as Vice President of Operations. Ripinski and Gafner join OfficeLuv to help scale and grow the company's supply and grocery ordering product.
Before joining OfficeLuv, Ripinski spent nearly 6 years at GrubHub leading the B2B marketing team through nationwide expansion. Her team built restaurant acquisition and retention programs that helped position GrubHub for one of Chicago's most successful IPOs.
Gafner joins OfficeLuv after spending 2 years leading both local and national operations for Shyp. In 2015 he launched the Chicago market, managing the facility, fleet, team and inventory. In early 2017 Gafner took on a national role, responsible for a 4 location, 100+ employee operation. Prior to Shyp, Gafner spent nearly 4 years with the University of Chicago Medicine transforming the supply chain processes for over $15 million of inventory.
"Both Angela and Jacob bring experience that is critical to building the future of OfficeLuv," said Kathryn Madden, co-founder of OfficeLuv. "Angela brings a track record of high-growth and scale expertise in the B2B marketing space and Jacob has built multi-million dollar supply chain operations from the ground up. They join during a pivotal moment in our growth story with the rapid expansion of our supply and grocery product."
Earlier this year OfficeLuv launched supply and grocery ordering, an end-to-end ordering solution that leverages group purchasing power and technology to save customers time and money. The solution incorporates intelligent ordering features including automated item comparisons and streamlined vendor management; giving customers visibility into their savings without the hassle of managing multiple vendors.
About OfficeLuv: OfficeLuv is the easiest way to manage supply and grocery ordering for your office. By incorporating intelligent ordering features including automated item comparisons and streamlined vendor management, customers get visibility into their spend without the hassle of managing multiple vendors. The solution can also include onsite assistance to manage ordering, inventory, restocking and other day-to-day tasks.
Contact: Angela Ripinski