Press Releases & Trade Announcements

Frozen food industry disruptor establishes strategic partnership with leading foodservice sales and marketing agency to drive significant results across all segments

Posted: June 17, 2021

Los Angeles, CA (RestaurantNews.com) CAULIPOWER® – the makers of America’s number one-selling cauliflower crust pizza – today announced the company is teaming up with KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. to continue accelerated growth and position the brand as a positive disruptor in foodservice. KeyImpact, a nationwide foodservice sales and marketing agency, is working alongside CAULIPOWER […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Appoints Bill Kress as SVP of Packaging & Supply

Posted: March 15, 2021

KeyImpact is pleased to announce that Bill Kress has joined our organization as Senior Vice President of Packaging & Supply, effective March 15, 2021. Bill Kress spent most of his career in the Foodservice Channel, beginning at Nestlé, where he spent thirteen years in various roles within their Foodservice Division. From there, Bill joined the […]

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Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. Increases Focus on its C-Store Segment by Forming a National Alliance with Ultimate Sales

Posted: October 1, 2020

ODENTON, Md., Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. (KeyImpact or Company) announces that the Company is increasing its focus on the growing Convenience Store segment by making the strategic decision to form a national alliance with Ultimate Sales. Ultimate Sales will become a component of the KeyImpact organization by taking […]

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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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