Friday, July 27, 2012
VGM Club Adds Vice-President
Waterloo, IA - VGM Club announces the addition of Dean Uribe as Vice-President of Corporate Development.
Dean joins VGM Club after spending nearly 25 years with PepsiCo, most recently as the National Account Sales Manager overseeing the Gaming, Golf, and Skiing sectors. His career with Pepsi began in 1988 and has included positions with Vending, Pepsi Fountain, Gatorade and Frito Lay. In these positions his responsibilities included channel development as well as marketing and sales management.
Dean will be responsible for developing and managing key supplier relationships for VGM Club and their members. He will also have responsibilities in developing new supplier relationships for the company. "Dean has an extensive background in sales and marketing for the hospitality and entertainment industry. His experience will bring new ideas and opportunities for VGM Club contracted suppliers as well as our members" said D.Jay Ellis, President and CEO of VGM Club.
"VGM Club takes great pride in our supplier relationships and developing long-term strategic opportunities to grow their business. Dean will be a valuable asset in this initiative going forward" add Ellis.
Uribe will be located in California, where he currently resides with his wife and 2 children. "I am excited to be joining such a well respected company. I have worked with VGM Club directly as one of my customers for over 8 years and know firsthand the tremendous value they bring to their supplier partners and members" commented Uribe. "I look forward to continuing and expanding their great reputation as the leading Member Service Organization in the golf industry" he added
About VGM Club
Established in 1994, VGM Club is the nation's premier Member Service Organization for the club industry. VGM Club has over 450 supplier and distributor partners who offer its 3,400 members volume discounts, improved terms, cash rebates and other incentives for all areas of their operations. In addition to saving its members thousands of dollars each year, other benefits include accredited education seminars, special programs designed specifically for members/customers, and much more. The company is headquartered in Waterloo, Iowa.
About VGM Client Rewards
Established in 2008, Client Rewards specializes in offering cost saving programs to regional franchise restaurants. Currently they work with 300 concepts representing over 4,000 locations. Combined the group represents over $1 Billion dollars in food purchases annually.