Posts in the Encore Associates 2.0 category:


Bruce Hunt

Bruce Hunt has more than 30 years’ experience in the retail industry.  He is an accomplish leader with a unique blend of Operations and Technology expertise with a demonstrated passion as a...
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Beth Webb

Beth is a Marketing Professional with in-depth experience in process re-engineering. She’s held many Leadership positions in Supply Chain, Pricing, Private Label and Category Management. Also, lead and developed teams in grocery,...
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Mayosh Barton

Mayosh Barton is a results-driven, innovative problem solver with a proven track record of driving strategic negotiations and developing successful relationships in both the retail and wholesale sectors.  She has a passion...
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Charles (Chuck) Rodgers

Chuck Rodgers has over 40 years of experience in the retail food industry. He has a passion for bridging and connecting diverse groups to expedite the assessment, creation and implementation of Marketing...
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Marion Martinez

Marion Martinez is an organized and efficient professional providing thorough and skillful administrative support to executives, directors, and managers. She performs assignments of a confidential nature, applying sound judgment and strong attention...
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Crystal Butler

Crystal Butler is a passionate and innovative leader with 26 years of experience in the retail and food industry. Most recently with Safeway, she progressed through varied positions providing a unique skill...
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Mariela Oetinger

Mariela Oetinger is a Principal, Strategic Sourcing Services at Encore Associates.  Mariela has a successful history in Food Retail and Global Strategic Sourcing.  She is a former Group Director at Albertson’s /Safeway...
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Brooke Fan

Brooke Fan is a Supply Chain Executive with a proven track record of developing and implementing innovative supply chain solutions to achieve significant cost savings, improved service and efficiency. Her experience spans...
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Shaila Garde-Lester

Shaila Garde-Lester has over 25 years of experience in the consumer-packaged goods industry with a focus in marketing, strategy, innovation and general business management.  Her work experience spans branded and private label...
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Howard Befort

A 44 year veteran of the retail food industry who is an Accomplished and Results Driven Senior Marketing Executive with a proven record of leadership, strategic vision and sales growth for Safeway,...
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