Industry veteran Tom Stritch has joined Excell Foodservice Equipment Dealer Network and Nissco Restaurant Dealer Group as senior vice president of business development.
In his new role, Stritch will be responsible for leading the nine member business development team to supercharge growth, as well as executing on strategic initiatives of the Denver-based buying groups.
Randy Brunschwig, the CEO of Excell and Nissco, said: “We continue to invest in the future of our dealer and vendor partners by hiring knowledgeable, industry-leading individuals to position ourselves for future growth.
“Tom’s enthusiasm, creativity and knowledge of our industry gives us additional firepower to execute upon our strategic opportunities.”
Stritch joins the foodservice equipment buying groups with over 19 years of executive level leadership in the foodservice industry.
This includes seven years as executive vice president of commercial refrigeration brands and eleven years as vice president with a fellow industry buying group.
Excell said that Stritch’s vast experience building relationships, inspiring dealerships, training sales representatives and developing educational platforms has helped dealer organizations create organic, profitable growth and is well known and established throughout the industry.
On joining, Stritch said: “I am thrilled and honored to be given the opportunity to partner with the Excell and Nissco team to both contribute to and build upon over 25 years of time-tested, proven success.”