HATBORO, PA (August 7, 2013)—Benjamin Foods announced Kristen D. Stoker has joined the company as Sales Associate in the Institutional Division.
With more than 13 years of experience in Institutional sales, Kristen’s focus is mainly on federal customers. She spent much of her career at Elwood International as Vice President of National Sales, where she created and maintained over 200 nationwide accounts, grossing over $3 million in yearly sales.
Kristen earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Hodges University. She served as Exhibit/Vendor Committee Co-Chairperson for the Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (ACFSA) from 2004-2012, and will continue that role in 2014. At the 2012 ACFSA International Conference she was a speaker on the topic: Know Your Products and Know Your Customer. She also assisted the Department of Justice/Bureau of Prisons in creating product nutritional specification guidelines.
“Kristen is well known in the industry for providing exceptional customer service and building strong business relationships.” said Howard Klayman, President and CEO of Benjamin Foods. “I couldn’t be happier to welcome Kristen aboard and look forward to our continued growth with the newest member of our team.”
Founded in 2006, Benjamin Foods has quickly grown from its origins in institutional food service to a broadline supplier of canned and dry goods, frozen foods, meats, seafood, cheeses, produce, and non-foods including equipment and supplies. In addition, a Cash & Carry store located at the company’s Hatboro, PA headquarters provides local foodservice operators and the public with brand name food and restaurant supplies.