Alan joined the company in 1985. He is a CPMR graduate, received his CFSP level I accreditation and is ServSafe certified. Alan was awarded the Young Lion Award in 1995 by Foodservice Equipment and Supply magazine. He is a past president of MAFSI Region 5, a past president of MAFSI National. In addition he serves on the Editorial Boards of the MAFSI Outfront Magazine and the NAFEM In-Print Magazine. His many awards include the FEDA Leadership Award, MAFSI Pacesetter Award, NAFEM Doctorate of Foodservice, NAFEM Award of Merit and he has been recognized by CFESA in appreciation of his dedication and service. Alan graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor of science in Business Management and Marketing.
Before joining Squier Associates, Mary Jo worked as a design project coordinator for Porter Consulting Worldwide, where she coordinated the design process, selected equipment and ensured project budgets were on target. Previous experience working with office products has provided Mary Jo with extensive knowledge in design and furniture sales. Mary Jo’s experience in food services makes her an excellent complement to the Squier Team.
Chris comes to us with experience as a subcontractor renovating commercial properties. Chris also worked for a management company as a project foreman renovating and maintaining a condominium complex. He has experience with customer service and has worked in local restaurants in the Columbus, Ohio area. While at Emory and Henry College and Columbus State Community College, he studied construction management and business management.
With more than 20 years in customer service, Brenda excels at providing the top-notch quality service that customers, manufacturers and end-users deserve when they call Squier Associates. Brenda’s background includes, among other things, managing a customer service center. This has given her extensive experience in working with customers. Her commitment to customer service ensures Squier Associates continues to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
Vicki has honed her skills with years of experience with the Montgomery County Government, Chevy Chase Bank and Leisure World. While at Montgomery County, she created a tracking system for purchases. Vicki was responsible for data entry and maintaining the state of Maryland’s database for the Family Services Division. Before that, she worked as an administrative assistant along with helping to organize and assist in training for a staff of more than 200.
Barb has developed her organization and communication skills while working at a law firm and computer services company in the Washington, D.C. area. Providing support to our team will continue to help Squier Associates develop strong relationships with our customers.
Jake Ritchie’s keen attention to detail comes from his engineering background and his Bachelor of Science degree in Astronomy from the University of Maryland. His previous experience was with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the University of Maryland as a faculty research assistant. Now, Jake assists our customers with their large projects and quotes, as well as other needs.
With experience in both fast food and quick service restaurants, David Cron brings more than a decade’s worth of experience in food service and management to Squier Associates. This experience in all aspects of food service operations gives David unique insight into his work with our customers. Working with a variety of lines and customers is one of the things that excites David the most about his work, as he diligently meets their needs. David received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland in Sociology and has received Food Safety certifications from both Montgomery and Prince George’s County Health Departments.