ASSOCIATE SPOTLIGHTS

CURRENT SPOTLIGHTS

associate spotlight: Courtney Robey

Courtney Robey

September 27, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for July takes great pride in his work and does not stop until the job is done to completion.   Courtney Robey, a first shift wa...

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associate spotlight: Matt Slutz

Matt Slutz

September 27, 2022  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for July goes above and beyond on a daily basis to bring a new level of customer service, dedication, and excellence to the table. Ma...

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associate spotlight: Jason Payne

Jason Payne

July 1, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for June conducts himself with honesty and integrity every day. Jason Payne, a delivery driver in the Athens and Marietta area, striv...

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associate spotlight: Tyler Marshall

Tyler Marshall

July 1, 2022  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for June has a passion for excellence and a work ethic to match. Tyler Marshall, a Large Format Wine Account Manager, services the No...

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associate spotlight: Michelle Harris

Michelle Harris

June 1, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for May encompasses the tenets of our Vision Statement on a daily basis. Michelle Harris, a Sales Analyst, provides the Field Sales a...

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associate spotlight: Tim Warren

Tim Warren

June 1, 2022  Cleveland

Tim Warren, a Warehouse Team member on the first shift, is skilled in a variety of positions and certified on several different pieces of material handling equipment. His flex...

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associate spotlight: Mark Guzik

Mark Guzik

May 1, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for April strives to be the distributor of choice and a true beverage consultant for his customers. Mark Guzik, an Account Manager se...

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associate spotlight: Tony Milligan

Tony Milligan

May 1, 2022  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for April has a passion for the industry and a strong competitive spirit. Tony Milligan, an On-Premise Account Manager in the downtow...

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associate spotlight: Mike Sommer

Mike Sommer

March 31, 2022  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for March takes great pride in doing the job correctly and efficiently. Mike Sommer, the shift lead Supervisor for the Maintenance Te...

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associate spotlight: Alonzo Melton

Alonzo Melton

March 31, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for March lives by the tenets of our Vision Statement by continually striving for self-improvement. Alonzo Melton, a second-shift pro...

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associate spotlight: Brad Osterloh

Brad Osterloh

February 28, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for February understands the importance of teamwork. Brad Osterloh is a Delivery Driver, who consistently strives for self-improvemen...

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associate spotlight: Josh Baker

Josh Baker

February 28, 2022  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for February is success-driven and lives by the tenets of our Vision Statement every day. Josh leads by example, and that was evident...

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associate spotlight: Rick Welo

Rick Welo

January 31, 2022  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for January has a love for the beer industry and a passion for helping others. Rick Welo, our POS Coordinator in the Glenwillow wareh...

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associate spotlight: Mike Bates

Mike Bates

January 31, 2022  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for January is a tenacious competitor and excellent relationship builder. Mike Bates, an Account Manager in the Lancaster area, is ne...

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associate spotlight: Brandon Hanson

Brandon Hanson

December 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for December has an assertive approach to the market and a teamwork mentality. Brandon Hanson, an Account Manager in the Columbus Wes...

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associate spotlight: Jeff Nicholas

Jeff Nicholas

December 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for December has a great attitude, an excellent work ethic, and a willingness to help when needed. Jeff Nicholas, a Delivery Driver w...

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associate spotlight: Chris Gorey

Chris Gorey

November 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for November has a passion for the business and strives to win every day. Chris Gorey, a Universal Account Manager in the Cleveland r...

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associate spotlight: Bobby Weese

Bobby Weese

November 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for November continuously goes the extra mile to help the team get the job done. Bobby Weese, a member of the first shift production...

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associate spotlight: Brad Bayer

Brad Bayer

October 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award for October is awarded to an associate whose years of industry knowledge and thirst for self-improvement have been the foundation for his su...

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associate spotlight: Tyler Sweeney

Tyler Sweeney

October 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for October is enthusiastic, strives for self-improvement, and is always willing to lend a hand. Tyler Sweeney, an Account Manager on...

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associate spotlight: Barry Sutherland

Barry Sutherland

September 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for September starts every day with a positive attitude. Barry Sutherland manages the Point of Sale for the Columbus warehouse. His i...

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associate spotlight: Terry Donahue

Terry Donahue

September 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for August is the embodiment of honesty and integrity. Terry Donahue, an Inventory Control Specialist, is tasked with keeping an accu...

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associate spotlight: Devin Ohl

Devin Ohl

August 2, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for August lives and works by the tenets of our Vision Statement. Devin Ohl, a delivery driver for the Mansfield team, demonstrates a...

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associate spotlight: Ed Loychik

Ed Loychik

August 2, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for August has been described as “the Ultimate Team Player”. Ed Loychik, is a delivery driver in the Lake, Geauga, and As...

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associate spotlight: Ryan Hardway

Ryan Hardway

July 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for July is a true team player. Ryan Hardway, a system operator on the first shift Production Team, has mastered many different wareh...

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associate spotlight: Barry May

Barry May

July 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award winner for July went above and beyond normal duties to help when needed. Barry May, a shuttle driver, typically runs the shuttle route to th...

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associate spotlight: Joel Holland

Joel Holland

June 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award for June is awarded to an associate who is committed to a job well done. Joel Holland, an Account Manager in the Mansfield market, knows tha...

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associate spotlight: John Cirillo

John Cirillo

June 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for June has the drive and determination to win at retail. John Cirillo, a Large Format Beer Account Manager, treats every single one...

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associate spotlight: Tyler Cheatham

Tyler Cheatham

May 3, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for May continually demonstrates his desire to connect with customers in an effort to enhance their business. Tyler Cheatham, a Large...

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associate spotlight: Joe Almaguer

Joe Almaguer

May 3, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award for May is awarded to an associate who has a competitive spirit and the drive to win in every account every day. Joe Almaguer, an Account Ma...

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associate spotlight: Chuck Beireis

Chuck Beireis

April 1, 2021  Columbus

The President’s Choice Award for April is awarded to an associate who is always pursuing more efficient and effective ways to get the job done. Chuck Beireis, a shuttle...

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associate spotlight: Tristan Willmott

Tristan Willmott

April 1, 2021  Cleveland

The President’s Choice Award winner for April lives and works by the tenets of honesty and integrity. Tristan Willmott, a Delivery Driver in the Kent/Ravenna area, shine...

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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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