Being on the cutting edge keeping up with trends successes and challenges and learning what others are doing within the industry.
Our group would not have grown as we did without the shared insights and trends from other MAFSI rep organizations through the years.
MAFSI provides me with an avenue to connect with my peers around the country, and especially within our WI Chapter, to discuss the highs and lows of our industry and how it is changing right before our eyes.
My company has prospered as a member of MAFSI for over 34 years. During that time MAFSI has been a steady force offering industry guidance, education and comradery with like minded individuals. In those early days and throughout my career, having MAFSI in our corner, not only helped launch my company in a positive direction, but also helped us get to where we are today.
For the past two decades, I have seen how MAFSI synergizes our Rep community, bringing us together with the goal of strengthening and enhancing our valuable role in the Foodservice Industry.
MAFSI is the only forum where reps from all across North America can come together to learn from each other, leverage our relationships, and tackle common problems. Whether it is an ever-changing distribution model, an aging sales force, or factory consolidation, we can face these issues together.
MAFSI is a focused trade group where businesspeople with common goals can network and learn together.
MAFSI has not only been an excellent way to build long term relationships, but also a way to improve professionalism and give back to our industry in a small way.
MAFSI is valuable to me because it gives my rep firm a platform to share with, and learn from our peers about everything from solutions, to opportunities, and problems that we all have in common.
MAFSI brings together a community of individuals with the common purpose of improving our organization and our business with camaraderie, loyalty, and intelligence.
Excited to see what MAFSI will bring to my company and see how our relationship evolves.
I believe the most important part of our Industry is our ability to build relationships. MAFSI is part of that strong Foundation that allows us to continue to develop these relationships across Manufacturers and Reps.
MAFSI is valuable to our organization because it connects us with the best reps and the best manufacturers in the business. Additionally, it is the platform for the promotion of the rep business model in our industry and it is the forum for education and data within it.
MAFSI is an excellent source for trends and insights from some of the greatest reps in the industry.
Region 26 - Canada
Regional Board Member
Support of MAFSI reinforces the strength of independent sales representatives in the sales process, and provides all members with opportunities to learn, and contribute to, best practices. MAFSI helps its members grow.
MAFSI reps bring the most value to our manufacturers and customers due to the collaborative efforts across territory boundaries. This is shown in the broad contribution of data for the Mafsi barometer and the coming together to share best practices and resources in an ever changing industry.
MAFSI is committed to us as manufacturers' reps. As an association, they focus on us so we can focus on our business.
I learned early on that the value is what you take out of it, lots of shared ideas, succession as reps in the industry and creating the dialogue is very valuable.
MAFSI is valuable to me for the exchange of ideas, the ability to learn, share successes and struggles to make my firm better.
MAFSI not only gives me the opportunity to help strengthen the value and skill set of reps nationwide but also allows me to learn from my peers and bring that knowledge back to my business.
MAFSI connects us nationally and not just in a regional area. Paving the way for our industry and advocating for Reps.
MAFSI continuously invests in our future to ensure that foodservice rep agencies have access to fantastic programs and unique services which provide long-term benefits to its members and our industry at large. Furthermore, involvement with MAFSI can foster quality relationships with industry peers who often become valued mentors and allies.
MAFSI is a valuable platform for manufacturer reps to discuss best practices, talk about new trends and develop relationships throughout our industry.
MAFSI is valuable because I believe it unites some of the best talents in the industry. It promotes a work environment where we continuously strive to improve ourselves and our rep firms.
Being associated with MAFSI demonstrates your desire to operate at the highest level of professionalism and has definitely brought opportunities to our firm.
MAFSI is important to me because it provides a forum to share ideas and best practices in a rapidly evolving industry.
What I have learned so far is the board is about teamwork, and MAFSI is backing us up as an industry.
MAFSI is valuable to me because I enjoy talking and hearing how others in the industry are approaching their territory, businesses and the industry as a whole. MAFSI is an organization that allows this on a large scale, and I am thrilled to be a part of it.
Steve Amos, Regional Board Member
David Anastasi, At Large Board Member
Joe Anderson, Regional Board Member
Andy Andrews, Regional Board Member
Caroline Bagley, Regional Board Member
Steven Belgeri, Jr., Regional Board Member
Rick Beltram, Regional Board Member
Carl Boutilier, Regional Board Member
Jon Bowerman, Regional Board Member
Mike Colligon, Regional Board Member
Dan DeRoma, Regional Board Member
Shaun Gallagher, At Large Board Member
Melissa Greenwald, Regional Board Member
Phil Irwin, Regional Board Member
Chris Jeens, Regional Board Member
Chuck Kiley, At Large Board Member
Carl Kisner, At Large Board Member
Mike Klosterman, At Large Board Member
Mitch Marcotte, Regional Board Member
Spencer Miles, At Large Board Member
James Mincks, Regional Board Member
Erica Monaghan, Regional Board Member
Bill Peters, Regional Board Member
Davy Phillips, Regional Board Member
Deron Rall, Regional Board Member
Garrett Redd, Regional Board Member
Rob Schwalm, Regional Board Member
Colin Squire, At Large Board Member