Meet Our Dynamic Team

Where Passion Fuels Innovation

Welcome to the heart and soul of our innovative brokerage!

Our team is a mosaic of diverse talents, each adding unique flair. We’re not just job titles and achievements; we’re the ones who believe in pushing boundaries, sparking creativity, and fostering innovation.

Welcome to our world – where dedication meets creativity, commitment meets innovation, and every challenge is an opportunity.

Cheers to the unorthodox, the spirited, and the relentlessly driven! We are here to be your catalyst for growth.

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  • Executives
  • Travel & Higher Education Sales Team
  • Convenience Sales Team
  • Sales Operations & Marketing Team
  • Finance Team
Michael Sears
Michael Sears
President & CEO
Michael is a University of California graduate at Berkeley and now resides in New Jersey. He has years of expertise in the C-Store, Travel Retail, and the Higher Education classes of trade. After leading our sales team in all channels for many years, Michael became President and CEO in November of 2021.
Lisa Kelly
Lisa Kelly
Chief Financial Officer
Lisa Kelly joined the S&S family in September of 2021 with 19 years of financial experience in accounting, financial planning, financial modeling, system implementations, and M&A. She graduated from Siena College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and received her MBA from Sage Colleges of Albany.
Christa Oderkirk
Christa Oderkirk
Executive VP of Operations
Christa Oderkirk lives in Western New York. She has a management, sales, and marketing background, over 30 years of convenience store experience, and product knowledge. Christa took over the role of Vice President in December 2021.
Frank Quinn
Frank Quinn
Vice President of Sales
Coming from years of experience as a category buyer as well as time spent as a broker, Frank understands the industry as well as anyone. He joined our team in January 2022 and brought significant expertise to our Sales Team.
Patrick Corcoran
Patrick Corcoran
Sr. National Account Manager
Patrick lives in Pennsylvania and comes to us with experience from our industry's C-Store distribution, Travel retail, and C-Store broker areas. He brings strong relationship-building, promotion development, and data analysis.
Mike Maslen
Mike Maslen
National Account Manager
Mike joins S&S with more than 25+ years of experience in the Retail, C-Store, Wholesale Distribution, and Broker businesses, working on all major categories within Transportation and C-Store.
Chris Mower
Chris Mower
National Account & Retail Manager
Chris Mower resides in Central New Jersey. He brings over eight years of experience in demanding, fast-paced retail outlets such as grocery stores and travel. Chris has a strong background in relationship management, merchandising, and data analysis.
Stephen Huneau
Stephen Huneau
Sr. Regional Sales Manager (Southern New England)
Stephen Huneau was initially hired on to S&S as a Merchandiser, though through his energetic and quick understanding of the industry, he was promoted to Sales Manager. Since then, he has demonstrated an outstanding ability to develop and maintain wholesaler and retail sales relationships.
TR Barritt
TR Barritt
Sr. Regional Sales Manager (Western Mid-Atlantic)
T.R. joined our team in December 2021. Residing in Pennsylvania, he has years of experience in the industry, coming over from the beverage side. We are happy to welcome him to our team as he offers tremendous expertise and relationship skills in the Mid-Atlantic Market.
Mike Grubb
Mike Grubb
Regional Sales Manager (Northern New England)
Mike joined the team in June 2022. He resides in Massachusetts. He has over 12 years of experience in the CPG industry and recent supply chain and transportation knowledge.
Scott Lantis
Scott Lantis
Regional Sales Manager (Western/Upstate NY)
Scott recently joined our sales team for Western/Upstate NY. With over 12 years of C-store experience in supply chain, account management and CPG, he brings a diverse portfolio of skills and knowledge to the team.
Michael Arnold
Michael Arnold
Regional Sales Manager (Eastern Mid-Atlantic)
Michael resides in central Bucks County, PA. with his family. He has over 20 years of experience in the convenience store industry, coming from the operations side. He has worked with both franchise and corporate operations bringing relationship-building, data analysis, and merchandising name a few to the highly skilled and fast-paced team.
Lisa McGirr
Lisa McGirr
Foodservice Sales Manager
Lisa McGirr resides in Medford NJ with her husband and faithful Golden Retriever. She has 14 years of retail sales experience within manufacturing, 9 years in DSD retail sales, and 5 years as Territory Manager calling on C-store accounts. Lisa also has 6 years of foodservice experience calling on non-commercial, regional restaurant chains, national chain, C-store, higher education, and ingredient sales.
Sara Roberts
Sara Roberts
Manager of Sales Operations and Marketing
Sara Roberts lives in Eastern New York. She has advanced to Manager of Sales Operations and Marketing for S&S. Sara has strong communication skills in management and customer service to elevate our team, provide additional support, and develop partnerships.
Jordan Buchas
Jordan Buchas
Sales Operations Specialist
Jordan Buchas resides here in the Capital Region of N.Y. State. In January 2020, he joined the team specializing in Merchandising and Retail Space Management. Through COVID, he transitioned to a more prominent role on our Marketing Team. In June 2022, we officially welcomed Jordan to our Sales Team as a Regional Sales Manager in the Upstate NY Market. Late 2023 Jordan joins the Sales Operations Team.
Ian Brumbaugh
Ian Brumbaugh
Sales Operations Specialist
Ian Brumbaugh joined our team in January of 2023. He is an experienced Social Media Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer services industry. Skilled in Operations Management, Secondary Education, Communication, Social Media, and Leadership, Ian is driven to help your team succeed. He currently resides in the Altoona area of Central PA.
Tina Castillo
Tina Castillo
Senior Accountant
Tina resides in the Capital Region, working out of our corporate office. She has over 15 years of progressive experience in accounting and administration. Tina holds a B.S. in Management from Northeastern University.
Kelly Sweet
Kelly Sweet
A/R Supervisor
Kelly Sweet joined our team in November 2014. Transitioning from 4 years of honorable service in the U.S. Navy, Kelly has extensive training and experience in maintaining account receivables/payables and tracking databases.
Erika LaFountain
Erika LaFountain
A/R Specialist
Erika was hired in November 2023 as an A/R Specialist. She lives local to the corporate office and comes to the team with years of dedicated experience in accounting.
Sarah-Jane Fawcett
Sarah-Jane Fawcett
Orders Processing Specialist
Sarah-Jane Fawcett joined our team in September 2022. Sarah-Jane has a strong communication, administration, and customer service background.

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