Empire Marketing Strategies Leadership Team

Our team includes seasoned professionals with deep experience in consumer packaged goods and fast-moving consumer goods. Through their leadership, Empire provides unparalleled strategic marketing resources and customer service.

  • Danny Harris, Sr. – Chairman
  • Paul Towle – President
  • Michael Marek – Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
  • Brent Beerens – President of Kroger “Our Brands"
  • Bob Halpin – Vice President of Meat, Seafood, and Produce
  • Trina McCool – Vice President of Grocery
  • Doug Haskell – Vice President of Deli/Bakery

Empire Marketing Strategies locations

To provide the most knowledgeable resources at every level, Empire has a division president and dedicated representatives in each department at all 18 Kroger divisions.

Salt Lake

States Serviced

Smith's

az, id, mt, nv, nm, ut, wy
President
Steve Hallsey
Address
2327 Decker Lake Boulevard
West Valley City, UT US 84119
Phone
801.214.9631

Corporate

Address
1014 Vine Street
#2550
Cincinnati, OH US 45202
Phone
513.835.1247

Wichita

States Serviced

Dillon’s

ks

Gerbes

mo

Baker's

ne
President
Bob Gossett
Address
P.O Box 75256
Wichita, Kansas 67275
Phone
316.708.0382

Portland

States Serviced

Fred Meyer

ak, id, or, wa

QFC

or, wa
President
Todd Jackson
Address
3800 Southeast 22nd Avenue
Mail Stop 4002/34E
Portland, OR US 97202
Phone
503.797.3563

Roanoke

States Serviced

Kroger

ky, oh, tn, va, wv
President
Glenn Thompson
Address
5815 Airport Road Northwest
Suite D
Roanoke, VA US 24012
Phone
540.342.1292

Phoenix

States Serviced

Fry's

az
President
John Chiesa
Address
9830-A South 51st Street
Suite A-136
Phoenix, AZ US 85044
Phone
480.961.8126

Nashville

States Serviced

Kroger

al, ky, tn
President
Dave Sharp
Address
2525 Perimeter Place Drive
Suite 135
Nashville, TN US 37214
Phone
404.229.6810

Milwaukee

States Serviced

Roundys

wi

Copps

wi

Metro Market

wi

Pick 'n Save

wi

Mariano’s

il
President
John Schoshinski
Address
P.O. Box 510860
Milwaukee, WI 53203, USA
Phone
602.819.0233

Louisville

States Serviced

Kroger

il, in, ky

Jay C

in

Ruler Foods

il, in, ky, mo, oh, tn
President
Mike Porter
Address
1530 Ormsby Station Court
Louisville, KY US 40223
Phone
502.244.0998

Memphis

States Serviced

Kroger

ar, ky, ms, mo, tn
President
Jeff Davis
Address
5390 Estate Office Drive
Suite 1
Memphis, TN US 38119
Phone
901.378.2217

Los Angeles

States Serviced

Ralphs

ca

Food 4 Less

ca, il, in
President
Eric Veltri
Address
16804 Gridley Place
Cerritos, CA US 90703
Phone
714.690.4800

Houston

States Serviced

Kroger

la, tx
President
Eli Prica
Address
19245 David Memorial Drive
B
Shenandoah, TX US 77385
Phone
936.271.5101

Indianapolis

States Serviced

Kroger

il, in, mi, mo, oh
President
Phil Gillig
Address
7869 East 88th Street
Indianapolis, IN US 46256
Phone
317.842.4075

Detroit

States Serviced

Kroger

mi
President
David Romain
Address
P.O. Box 200
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan 48080, USA
Phone
313.300.2811

Denver

States Serviced

King Soopers

co, wy

City Market

co, nm, ut, wy
President
Kelly Bruce
Address
3001 South Jamaica Court
Suite 102
Aurora, CO US 80014
Phone
303.369.3967

Dallas

States Serviced

Kroger

la, tx
President
Scott Slansky
Address
751 Freeport Parkway
Suite 150
Coppell, TX US 75019
Phone
513.309.3257

Columbus

States Serviced

Kroger

mi, oh, wv
President
Donna Hill
Address
4864 Blazer Parkway
Dublin, OH US 43017
Phone
614.633.8388

Cincinnati

States Serviced

Kroger

in, ky, oh
President
Michael Davis
Address
11243 Cornell Park Drive
Blue Ash, OH US 45242
Phone
513.519.7755

Atlanta

States Serviced

Kroger

al, ga, sc
President
Greg Lennon
Address
1901 Montreal Road
Suite 104
Tucker, GA US 30084
Phone
678.614.4204

A growing stable of brands

Empire has built relationships with a wide range of clients, from exciting new entries to established local and regional brands to some of the biggest names in the industry.

  • Aquastar Logo
  • Chobani Logo
  • Colavita Logo
  • Delmonte Logo
  • Dole Logo
  • Ferrara Logo
  • Foodmatch Logo
  • Highlinerfoods Logo
  • Hormel Logo
  • Jennieo Logo
  • Johnsonville Logo
  • Kingshawaiian Logo
  • Kraftheinz Logo
  • Lactalis Logo
  • Naturesweet Logo
  • Original Cakerie Logo
  • Richs Logo
  • Seapak Logo
  • Smithfield Logo
  • Snack Factory Logo
  • Taylorfarms Logo
  • Thinkthin Logo
  • Tyson Logo
  • Wholesome Harvest Baking Logo
  • Wx Logo

You can have a great future at Empire Marketing Strategies.

Interested in being a part of a vibrant, collaborative, highly professional company where talented people come to build long-term careers? Perfect. Empire offers competitive benefits and supports our teams with continuing advancement opportunities.