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Press Releases & Trade Announcements

Lynne Harrison Joins KeyImpact as Vice President of Human Resources

Posted: August 3, 2020

I am pleased to announce on August 3, 2020, Lynne Harrison joined KeyImpact as our new Vice President of Human Resources. A strategic, collaborative, and forward‐thinking business leader, Lynne brings over 20 years of hands-on Human Resources expertise from various large and mid-size businesses, including Campbells Soup, Microsoft, and Amazon. As an integral part of […]

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Chris Haacke, East Education Director, Appointed to School Nutrition Association’s Industry Advisory Council

Posted: June 5, 2020

Chris Haacke, East Education Director, has been appointed to the School Nutrition Association’s (SNA) Industry Advisory Council (IAC). Chris will be on the IAC for two years, beginning August 1, 2020 and ending on July 31, 2022. The Industry Advisory Council (IAC) supports SNA’s mission and vision by providing input and recommendations to the Association […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Announces Succession Plan Implementation

Posted: June 3, 2020

One of the vital responsibilities of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is to build a great team by developing others, all the while creating a bench for succession planning. This thought process has served as a building block of KeyImpact throughout my entire 40-year career. In saying that, it is with a mixture of happiness, […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Marks Fourth Acquisition of 2019 with Kelley Brokerage, Inc.

Posted: November 5, 2019

ODENTON, Md., Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact) announces its fourth acquisition in 2019 with the addition of Kelley Brokerage, Inc. (Kelley Brokerage), a foodservice sales agency located in Oklahoma. Kelley Brokerage was established in 2001 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Sole owner and business founder, Kelley McLendon, brings 34 […]

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SNA Recognizes Gary Vonck as 2019 National Industry Member of the Year

Posted: May 13, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – The School Nutrition Association (SNA) will honor Gary Vonck of KeyImpact Sales & Systems as the national Industry Member of the Year at its 73rd Annual National Conference in July in St. Louis, MO. In addition to celebrating state and regional award winners, SNA will recognize Vonck as one of four members […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Increases Packaging and Supply Resources with the Acquisition of Aspen Marketing

Posted: May 1, 2019

ODENTON, Md., May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact) expands resources in Arizona, New Mexico, El Paso, Texas, southern Nevada, Colorado, and Utah with the acquisition of Aspen Marketing. Aspen Marketing specializes in foodservice disposables, packaging, paper, and janitorial products. Founded by owner Mike Merrimac in 1991, Aspen is headquartered […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Expands Business into Hawaii with the Acquisition of Rainbow Sales & Marketing

Posted: February 13, 2019

(Odenton, MD – February 12, 2019) Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact) announces the acquisition of Rainbow Sales & Marketing (RSM), the premier foodservice and retail broker in Hawaii. With this acquisition, KeyImpact now covers the entire contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii. This deal marks KeyImpact’s second major acquisition in 2019. RSM, located […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Continues Packaging and Supply Expansion with Acquisition of PAMS, Inc. of Southern California

Posted: February 6, 2019

(Odenton, MD – February 6, 2019) Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact) announces the acquisition of PAMS, Inc. (PAMS), a packaging, supply, janitorial, and sanitation manufacturer Sales Agency doing business across California, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. Adding PAMS into KeyImpact’s current Packaging & Supply portfolio further strengthens the company’s mix […]

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KeyImpact Sales & Systems Announces Selection of 2018 KI Gives Back Winners

Posted: February 4, 2019

What is KI Gives Back? KI Gives Back is KeyImpact’s annual employee-lead holiday giving campaign. Each year, employees can nominate an organization that has impacted their life or the life of someone close to them. Over the years, many different organizations from around the nation have been selected, ranging from church groups, medical & emotional […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Continues Expansion Via Acquisition Of Innovative Food Sales

Posted: November 7, 2018

(Odenton, MD – November 7, 2018) Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact) is pleased to announce that they have acquired Innovative Food Sales (IFS), further strengthening their commercial national and regional chain resources. This deal adds to a 13-year history of successful acquisitions and integrations for KeyImpact, including 48 local market and regional, sales […]

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