Team

 

Meet our People…

 

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Rich has over 35 years experience in retail, wholesale distribution and manufacturing environments, and as a manufacturer's representative. He Joined Far West Marketing, Inc. in 1987 and he now shares principle ownership with Rick Vauble. Rich continues with key account responsibility including Costco Wholesale and Amazon.com. He is also responsible for Wal-Mart regions in Alaska and Hawaii.

 

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Rick has over 30 years of sales and buying experience including 15 years with Fred Meyer. Rick began at Fred Meyer working in store management then moved to corporate office as a buyer in the Home Division. Rick joined Far West Marketing, Inc. in 1999 and became principle co-owner in 2004. Rick is currently responsible for key accounts such as Kroger and Fred Meyer and other accounts in Oregon and Arizona markets. 

 

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Kris brings over 25 years of retail experience to Far West Marketing, Inc. from Safeway to Fred Meyer/Kroger in grocery and general merchandise categories. She is experienced in several facets of the retail culture including in-store management, sales & marketing, buyer support, planning and most recently as RMA buyer for Fred Meyer / Kroger. Kris’s primary focus is on Albertsons/Safeway, Winco, Bi-Mart, Sur La Table and select other accounts in our territory.

 

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Kim brings more than 20 years experience in various customer service and administrative roles. She is currently responsible for project management and sales support and has recently joined the sales team to build business with Zulily and our gourmet accounts.

 

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Sally joined our team in 2006 after working over 28 years at Fred Meyer. She brings extensive knowledge and experience in product development, importing and staff management. Sally is responsible for assisting our company principals, accounts payable, office management, product development, direct importing and customer service.

 

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Jenifer joined the Far West Marketing team in 2015 bringing over 12 years of experience in customer service and administrative roles. Her responsibilities include, customer service, invoicing, accounts receivable, commission reconciliation, customer purchase orders and expediting.

 

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Sara brings nearly 10 years of retail customer service experience, most recently working for Fred Meyer and Kroger. She joined Far West Marketing in 2014 and is responsible for providing customer service and product information and deep detail support for our dot com accounts.

  

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Marjorie joined our team in 2014 and with nearly 5 years of customer service experience she decided on a change of scenery from being a full-time nanny to an office environment - now with Far West Marketing. Her goal is to learn the trade and finish schooling in Marketing. Marjorie is responsible for new product details, exceptional customer service, and administrative functions.