ASSOCIATE SPOTLIGHTS

CURRENT SPOTLIGHTS

associate spotlight: Mitch Tomazic

Mitch Tomazic

March 9, 2021  Columbus

Mitch Tomazic, an Account Manager for the Columbus-West Region, has a positive energy and enthusiasm that sets him up to win in his accounts every day. With a route that is 70...

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associate spotlight: Emily Sweat

Emily Sweat

March 9, 2021  Cleveland

Emily Sweat, a valued member of the Human Resource team, has fully embraced her role as Talent Acquisition Recruiter. Primarily focusing her efforts on recruiting talent for t...

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associate spotlight: Bradley Stebel

Bradley Stebel

February 10, 2021  Columbus

Bradley Stebel, a Sales Support Specialist, handles the routes and responsibilities for Account Managers when needed. In February he enthusiastically filled in on a Business D...

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associate spotlight: Jon Bagley

Jon Bagley

February 10, 2021  Cleveland

Jon Bagley, a Maintenance Technician, set a personal goal to earn his Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and he achieved that goal in February of this year after only a m...

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associate spotlight: Hamidou Sondo

Hamidou Sondo

January 11, 2021  Columbus

Hamidou Sondo, a member of the warehouse production team, takes great pride in a job well done and has a lot to be proud of. He continues to impress with his speed and accurac...

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associate spotlight: Josh Miller

Josh Miller

January 11, 2021  Cleveland

Josh Miller, an Account Manager on the Large Format Beer team in the Canton market, has a desire to be the best and his attention to detail makes him a leader on his team. In...

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associate spotlight: Andrew Ickes

Andrew Ickes

December 9, 2020  Cleveland

Andrew Ickes, Purchasing Coordinator, is responsible for procuring product from some of our largest suppliers. His attention to detail and persistence have allowed Superior Be...

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associate spotlight: Kevin Holland

Kevin Holland

December 9, 2020  Columbus

Kevin Holland, a Columbus Large Format Account Manager, and model of consistent execution throughout his 20+ year tenure plans his work and works his plan until he achieves hi...

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associate spotlight: Benji Lacy

Benji Lacy

November 10, 2020  Columbus

Benji Lacy, an over-the-road (OTR) driver, is committed to excellence every day.  His actions have a positive effect on his department and the organization.  He is a...

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associate spotlight: Chuck Hardy

Chuck Hardy

November 10, 2020  Cleveland

Chuck Hardy, a delivery driver in the Akron market, services many of our largest retailers. His positive attitude and strive to deliver consistent, quality service has enabled...

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associate spotlight: Chris Raymont

Chris Raymont

October 9, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for August goes above and beyond on a daily basis and drives his business by selling the entire portfolio. Chris Raymont, as an Accou...

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associate spotlight: Mike Bates

Mike Bates

October 9, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for August embraces the tenets of our Vision Statement daily. Mike Bates, as a Columbus Merchandiser, eagerly and gracefully adapted...

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associate spotlight: Lori Schafer

Lori Schafer

September 9, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for July demonstrates a commitment and passion that is second to none. Lori Schafer, a Dedicated Wine Account Manager in the Youngsto...

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associate spotlight: Grant Hostutler

Grant Hostutler

September 9, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for July works hard and has a positive effect on those around him. Grant Hostutler, a material handler on the mid-shift, has made acc...

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associate spotlight: Tiffany Mangat

Tiffany Mangat

August 14, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for June is calm under pressure and embraces new challenges. Tiffany Mangat, a reset coordinator, is responsible for the schedule and...

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associate spotlight: Matt Gillam

Matt Gillam

August 14, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for June has set the standard for what makes a “Superior” driver. Matt Gillam, a delivery driver out of the Columbiana dr...

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associate spotlight: Joe Carr

Joe Carr

July 15, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for May can be called upon to get the job done. Joe Carr, a Universal East Account Manager who services the southernmost part of our...

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associate spotlight: Nick Walsh

Nick Walsh

July 15, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for May is a great example of an associate that is dedicated to enhancing the business of our customers and suppliers. Nick Walsh, an...

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associate spotlight: Scott Hall

Scott Hall

June 11, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for April is continually committed to getting the job done and getting it done correctly. Scott Hall, an Accounting associate in Colu...

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associate spotlight: Matt Pregi

Matt Pregi

June 11, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for April is fully aligned with the tenets of our Vision Statement. Matt Pregi, a Special Events associate under normal circumstances...

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associate spotlight: Tab Bell

Tab Bell

May 28, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for March consistently looks for the best possible way to get the job done every day. Tab Bell, a member of the bulk loading team in...

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associate spotlight: Steve Hershner

Steve Hershner

May 28, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for March is awarded to an associate who is always willing to help when needed. Steve Hershner, a bulk driver in the Columbus market,...

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associate spotlight: Clayton Febus

Clayton Febus

April 24, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for February is awarded to an associate who is committed to enhancing the business of our customers and suppliers. Clayton Febus, a r...

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associate spotlight: Cain Pontsler

Cain Pontsler

April 24, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for February is awarded to an associate who consistently handles challenges with ease. Cain Pontsler, a delivery driver in the downto...

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associate spotlight: Lauren Donahue

Lauren Donahue

February 17, 2020  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for January is awarded to an associate whose desire to be excellent and win at retail is unquestionable. Lauren Donohue, an Account M...

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associate spotlight: Jason O'Quinn

Jason O'Quinn

February 17, 2020  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for January is awarded to an associate who takes pride in his work and is a consummate professional. Jason O’Quinn, a delivery...

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associate spotlight: Larry Sampson

Larry Sampson

January 23, 2020  Columbus

Our President’s Choice December winner had excellent results and stood out above the crowd. Larry Sampson, an Account Manager, led the Sales Department in growth in Dece...

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associate spotlight: Washington Gatimu

Washington Gatimu

January 23, 2020  Columbus

Our Annual President’s Choice Award winner for 2019, Washington Gatimu, stood out for several reasons. He set a personal productivity goal for his work for the year, and...

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associate spotlight: Terry Donahue

Terry Donahue

January 23, 2020  Cleveland

The December President’s Choice Award winner is truly aligned with our Vision Statement. Terry Donahue, an Inventory Control Specialist in the Glenwillow warehouse was n...

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associate spotlight: Marcus Geiselman

Marcus Geiselman

January 23, 2020  Cleveland

Our 2019 Annual President’s Choice Award winner was selected for a number of reasons. He is highly motivated, a self-starter, has great relationships, excellent customer...

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associate spotlight: Chuck Beireis

Chuck Beireis

November 25, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for October pays attention to the details. Chuck Beireis, the night shuttle driver for Mansfield/Columbus, plans his night before he...

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associate spotlight: Chris Moore

Chris Moore

November 25, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for October continuously strives for self-improvement. Chris Moore, a delivery driver and trainer out of Glenwillow, understands how...

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associate spotlight: Matt Vyhnalek

Matt Vyhnalek

November 11, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for September has a passion for the business and the success of his customers. Matt Vyhnalek, an Account Manager in the Dedicated Win...

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associate spotlight: Hamidou Sondo

Hamidou Sondo

November 11, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for September is a true team player. Hamidou Sondo, a mid-shift warehouseman, has a positive attitude every day, even during a busy h...

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associate spotlight: Aaron Waldo

Aaron Waldo

October 24, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for August is committed to excellence. Aaron Waldo, a Draft Services Specialist, is responsible for draft service calls and special e...

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associate spotlight: Chelsea Cigic

Chelsea Cigic

October 24, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for August continuously strives for self-improvement. Chelsea Cigic, a member of the first shift warehouse team, is primarily respons...

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associate spotlight: Sam Pritchard

Sam Pritchard

September 27, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for July lives by tenets of our Vision Statement daily.Sam Pritchard, an Account Manager in the Universal West Division, is well prep...

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associate spotlight: Matt Lambert

Matt Lambert

September 27, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for July is dedicated to self-improvement and exceeding the expectations of management. Matt Lambert works the keg room on the night...

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associate spotlight: Joe Stein

Joe Stein

August 21, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for June handles every task with a sense of urgency and pride. Joe Stein, an IT Specialist, continuously contributes to our desire to...

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associate spotlight: Jared Peters

Jared Peters

August 21, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for June has a great work ethic and is motivated to do more. Jared Peters, a third shift material handler in Glenwillow, has mastered...

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associate spotlight: Eddie Wolfcale

Eddie Wolfcale

August 5, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for May is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence. Eddie Wolfcale, a Dedicated Wine sales representative in the Akron/Canton market,...

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associate spotlight: Jeremy Ingland

Jeremy Ingland

August 5, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for May always puts our customers first. Jeremy Ingland, a delivery driver for the Grove City area and 20+ year veteran of Superior B...

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associate spotlight: Jane Kemer

Jane Kemer

June 7, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for April is very much aligned with our Vision Statement. Jane Kemer, a sales representative in the Universal West Division, is commi...

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associate spotlight: Michelle Harris

Michelle Harris

June 7, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for April comes to work every day with a zest to learn new things and a willingness help others.  Michelle Harris, Sales Adminis...

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associate spotlight: Harry Rouch

Harry Rouch

May 8, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for March is a shining example of all that our Vision Statement stands for. Harry Rouch, a first shift warehouse associate, has maste...

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associate spotlight: Matt Link

Matt Link

May 8, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for March has a great work ethic and a willingness to learn. Matt Link, a route driver in the Columbus outlying territory, has been w...

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associate spotlight: Chris Hinegardner

Chris Hinegardner

April 5, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for February is always willing to go the extra mile for Superior Beverage and our customers.Chris Hinegardner, a shuttle driver, demo...

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associate spotlight: Mitch Tomazic

Mitch Tomazic

April 5, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for February is always willing to lead a discussion or share best practices with the sales team. Mitch Tomazic, a general market sale...

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associate spotlight: Washington Gatimu

Washington Gatimu

March 25, 2019  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for January is the model of consistency. Washington Gatimu, a material handler on our night shift team, has not missed one night of w...

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associate spotlight: Kelli Petchal

Kelli Petchal

March 25, 2019  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for January has excelled in their role since day one. Kelli Petchal, a dedicated wine sales representative in the Youngstown market,...

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associate spotlight: Ryan Bruns

Ryan Bruns

February 8, 2019  Columbus

This year’s Annual Winner stood out for a number of reasons, including:- Integrity. This sales associate is a leader amongst his peers, has trusted relationships with hi...

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associate spotlight: Danny Sexton

Danny Sexton

February 8, 2019  Columbus

Our December winner has solution focused perception and would not let anything like the calendar get in his way. He is motivated and passionate as a winner. He is driven to fi...

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associate spotlight: Andy Woods

Andy Woods

February 8, 2019  Cleveland

Andy is motivated and passionate as a winner. He is truly dedicated to enhancing the business. What really makes our winner unique is that most of what he was nominated for by...

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associate spotlight: Shannon Horvath

Shannon Horvath

February 8, 2019  Cleveland

This year’s winner stood out for a number of reasons, including:· Impressive Results. The associate’s efforts outperformed the peer group by over two times....

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associate spotlight: Kevin Holland

Kevin Holland

January 11, 2019  

The President’s Choice Award winner for November is a model of consistency. Kevin Holland, a Dedicated Beer sales representative, is committed to showcasing our portfoli...

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associate spotlight: Pat Frangos

Pat Frangos

January 11, 2019  

The President’s Choice Award winner for November was a top performer in his division. Pat Frangos, an On Premise sales representative, owned his accounts for one of the...

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associate spotlight: Tony Mazzocca

Tony Mazzocca

December 26, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for October embraces working together to accomplish the common goal of enhancing the business of our customers and suppliers. Tony Ma...

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associate spotlight: Mark Kraft

Mark Kraft

December 26, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for October will forever hold a special place in our hearts.Mark Kraft was a well-respected and experienced leader on our mid shift....

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associate spotlight: Brad Bayer

Brad Bayer

November 30, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for September is a great team player and is dedicated to enhancing the business of our customers and suppliers. Brad Bayer, a purchas...

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associate spotlight: Jon Schroeder

Jon Schroeder

November 30, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for September embodies the team concept every day. Jon Schroeder, a Reset Coordinator, is responsible for drawing and implementing re...

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associate spotlight: Clint Crandall

Clint Crandall

October 30, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for August practices the tenets of the SBG Vision Statement daily. Clint Crandall, a dedicated beer sales representative in the...

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associate spotlight: David Marshall

David Marshall

October 30, 2018  Cleveland

David Marshall, a Route Recon associate in Lewis Center, is responsible for ensuring that all routes are reconciled, bank deposits are accurate and REGISTER is complete. David...

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associate spotlight: Viktor Shirokov

Viktor Shirokov

October 2, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for July is eager to learn, happy to assist and dedicated to self-improvement. Viktor Shirokov, a replenishment associate for the Ver...

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associate spotlight: Marc Greco

Marc Greco

October 2, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award for the month of July goes to Marc Greco. Marc is always aware of executional needs along with what it takes to win inside his stores, and a...

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associate spotlight: Aaron Waldo

Aaron Waldo

July 1, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award for the month of June goes to an associate that has served multiple departments at Superior Beverage over the years. Aaron Waldo, a Draft Se...

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associate spotlight: Megan Randles

Megan Randles

July 1, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for June is a true team player and has an impact on our goal to enhance the business of our customers and suppliers every day. Megan...

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associate spotlight: Allyson Dobbert

Allyson Dobbert

June 18, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award winner for March is steadfast in her commitment to making Superior Beverage the preferred distributor of our customers. Allyson Dobbert, a C...

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associate spotlight: Joel Holland

Joel Holland

June 1, 2018  

The President’s Choice Award for the month of May goes to an associate that has become a leader and a mentor among his peers. Joel successfully executed and performed wi...

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