Experts. Resources. Solutions.

Encore Associates, Inc. (EAI) is a strategic advisory firm, sales & marketing organization, and solutions provider to the national food and consumer goods industry.

A Wealth of Industry Knowledge and Experience

Encore Associates provides clients with access to experts from every facet of the food and consumer goods industry, each with a career’s worth of valuable knowledge, experience and established relationships. Our advisors have held senior management positions with many of the country’s leading firms and understand the diverse challenges faced by companies in today’s highly competitive consumer marketplace.

The Encore team includes ExecuForce®, a proprietary network of nationally recognized industry experts; Encore Solutions, a select group of businesses representing unique value propositions for the industry; and a partnership with Encore Consumer Capital, a private equity firm investing in food and consumer products manufacturing and marketing companies.

Tap Into Our Expertise


Our industry experience, relationships, and insights help our client partners achieve greater success, more quickly and more economically than they can typically achieve on their own or with support from career consultants.


  • Expert “how to” advice in any functional area
  • Assistance/leadership to execute business-building projects
  • Insights on retailer operations, procedures and processes
  • Category management and pricing strategy development

Consumer Products
Consumer Products

  • HQ’s level – product sales representation
  • Preparation for new product introductions
  • Customized presentation development help
  • Targeted marketing, merchandising and operations insights
  • Retail compliance reporting systems recommendations
  • Retail coverage support recommendations
  • Introductions and appointments assistance


  • Executive “coach” – for a key manager working in a new assignment or being developed for additional responsibility
  • Functional experts to fill-in during key vacancies
  • Encore Roundtable of Experts: Expert eyes and minds focused on your high priority issues and needs. Half or full day analysis and feedback sessions. Regional and national perspective.

Find Out What Encore Associates Can Do For You