Effective June 15, 2020, Neil Johnson assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Neil has been with KeyImpact since 2012. Most recently, Neil was in the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) and before that served as the company’s Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Through his leadership, collaboration, and partnership across the organization and with our valued clients, Neil has been instrumental in the design and implementation of many of KeyImpact’s core systems, analytical methodologies, and operational controls which have re-oriented the business for future success. Before joining KeyImpact, Neil spent 17 years with Fisher BioServices (formerly McKesson BioServices) organization where he led many high performing teams of IT, manufacturing, and Six-Sigma professionals.
Neil holds a BA in Mathematics from Shippensburg University and an MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix.
Joe Hargadon joined Key Food Brokers in 1994.
During his career, Joe has been instrumental in helping to propel KeyImpact forward. With his industrious nature, he contributes a wealth of knowledge about the foodservice industry and is a valuable asset to Clients and Customers. Throughout the many years, Joe has held many positions in sales management across a broad geography, growing his responsibilities as the company has expanded.
One of Joe’s favorite quotes confirms his diligence and no-nonsense approach: “Do not confuse activity with accomplishment.”
Joe received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Canisius College in 1992.
Colin Quinn began his career at Deloitte & Touche in the audit group. He then served in various operational and financial leadership roles at McMaster-Carr Supply and True Value Hardware. Colin subsequently worked as Vice President of Finance for US Foods, and most recently, he served as Vice President of Finance at Little Lady Foods.
Colin earned his undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame; has his CPA, and earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Carl Benkovich has a broad experience at various CPG companies. The majority of his career has been spent with Tupperware Brands, prior to joining KeyImpact as COO in June 2015. While at Tupperware, Carl’s leadership roles included Vice President of Finance & CFO – North America, Vice President of Strategy, Vice President of Sales – North America and Managing Director – Nordic.
Carl earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Wright State University, is a Certified Public Accountant and served in the United States Navy.
Butch Cassidy joined Key Food Brokers in July of 1992. Over the many years, Butch has held various positions within KeyImpact Sales & Systems, overseeing multiple sales divisions including operator segment sales and Sysco. Currently, Butch is SVP, Corporate Distribution.
Butch’s extensive foodservice background began with an educational cooperative from 1988 to 1992 that exposed him to various responsibilities within the food industry. Butch has worked for the US government at the Defense Personnel Support Center (DPSC) as part of the Subsistence Team tasked with food bids for the US Army and as a merchandiser for Ferolie Food Brokerage. This practical expertise is underscored by a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from the Haub School of Business, Saint Joseph’s University, and a Bachelor of Science in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University.
Armed with this comprehensive understanding of the foodservice industry and a desire for continued success, Butch utilizes his avid love of reading to learn about other industries and draw parallels with our own. This allows him to set the bar for the progressive thinking necessary for growth.
Glenn started his foodservice career with SouthEast Sales & Marketing in 2005, which joined KeyImpact Sales & Marketing in 2008. He has held various positions during his career with KeyImpact, most recently SVP, of Field Sales. Glenn is results-driven and wakes up determined to win the day with respect and integrity.
Glenn graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of South Florida.
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 sales agency side of our industry, effectively leading both food and packaging & supply teams. Bill has 30 years of experience and knowledge which led him to one of his most recent positions as Executive Vice President and General Manager for the entire Cornerstone enterprise at Acosta Sales & Marketing.
Bill has significant experience with Executive Leadership and is well-versed in sales processes, sales strategies, and P&L’s in the Foodservice, Packaging & Supply, and Hospitality Channels.
Bill and his wife Annette reside in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, where they enjoy spending time with family, fishing offshore, scuba diving, and SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding).
Prior to entering foodservice, Rob spent three years in software development with IBM. In 1986, Rob began his career in foodservice, working for Prestige Food Brokers, a Metro NY-based food brokerage founded by his father Jim Monroe. In 1991, Rob became the President of Prestige and subsequently acquired Sierra Sales, a successful packaging & supply sales agency, and GMD Sales, a successful Metro NY school foodservice sales agency. Prestige joined KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. in 2008, as the foodservice industry began its transformation. Rob’s areas of expertise include project management, analytics and communications.
Having grown up in foodservice, Rob is dedicated to the industry’s collective success, serving as the President of FSMA and the Secretary/Treasurer of the Metro NY Foodservice Association.
Rob graduated in 1983 from Rutgers University with degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science.
Kathleen began working in the financial field while in college. She worked in the AR department for a divisional office of BFI for four years before moving to a financial planning firm in 1983 as an assistant and office manager. In 1986, Kathleen joined Habeck Zaitz, which would then become Impact Sales. Working with the CEO and Board of Directors, Kathy has been instrumental throughout the growth of KeyImpact, supporting the merger, acquisition, integration and financial strategies.
Kathleen graduated in 1982 from University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Merchandising.