YOUR PRESENTER – Stan McClintock
Stan McClintock started his career in a small grocery store when he was 14 years old bagging groceries, racking bottles, and sweeping the store. During this time working with an independent store in Old Hickory, TN he eventually worked in every department of the store. He would become a vacation relief manager while in college for assistant store managers and produce managers in this 14-store chain. Later he was a scan coordinator for the first POS scanning system in middle Tennessee. After graduating college, he went to work for The Kroger Company as a co-manager and then became store manager for stores in and around Atlanta, GA. After a brief stay managing stores for BI-LO in the Carolinas, he moved into wholesale working for Malone & Hyde, Fleming Inc., and then AWG. Stan worked in many areas at wholesale including Counselor, New Business Development Manager, Education and Training, and Retail Pricing Manager. During his time at wholesale Stan produced Proforma for remodels and new stores, put together training programs for large companies, and led over 50 different training classes on everything from store operations to improving management skills, to understanding financials. Stan also completed several courses with Cornell University Food Industry Management program and has also been certified by FMI/Cornell University as a food safety and sanitation instructor. Stan has used his experience with FMS to exceed customers’ expectations by providing benchmarking, best practices, and decision support to help retailers succeed. “It’s been a lot of fun working with friends helping them grow their business”.