Team

Rich Olson

Rich Olson

Rich has over 35 years experience in retail, wholesale distribution, manufacturing environments, and as a manufacturer's representative. Rich joined Far West Marketing, Inc. in 1987 and became co-owner of Far West Marketing, Inc. in 2004, sharing principle ownership with Rick Vauble. Rich manages our Costco and Amazon.com business.

Rick Vauble

Rick Vauble

Rick has over 30 years of sales and buying experience including 15 years with Fred Meyer. Rick began at Fred Meyer working in store management then moved to the corporate office as a buyer in the Home Division. Rick joined Far West Marketing, Inc. in 1999 and became principle co-owner in 2004. Rick is currently responsible for key accounts such as Kroger / Fred Meyer and other accounts in Oregon and Arizona markets. 

Karen Heflin

Karen Heflin

With over 15 years of sales and marketing expertise, Karen has a deep background in retail and program management and excels as a new business generator. Her positive energy is well regarded by accounts and vendors alike. Karen’s main responsibilities include key accounts such as Albertsons, Winco, Sur La Table, BiMart and Zulily.

Kevin Nichols

Kevin Nichols

Kevin brings experience in digital content implementation and management with a focus for online digital marketing campaign strategy. He is responsible for digital project management and business development including ad application and launch, digital data analysis, campaign forecasting, and online promotional strategies.

Mysty Dionne

Mysty Dionne

Mysty is a recent addition to our team and comes with over 15 years of administrative and office management experience. She has roots with Unified Western Grocers as a marketing assistant and customer service. More recently she has honed her skills in business financial management. She is devoted to assisting our clients by providing excellent service as well as dedicated to providing support to our staff as the office manager.

Jenifer Collins

Jenifer Collins

Jenifer joined the Far West Marketing, Inc. team in 2015 bringing over 12 years of experience in customer service and administrative roles. Her responsibilities include, customer service, invoicing, accounts receivable, commission reconciliation, customer purchase orders and expediting.

Sara Poulter

Sara Poulter

Sara brings over 10 years of retail customer service experience, including having worked for Fred Meyer and Kroger. She joined Far West Marketing, Inc. in 2014 and is responsible for providing customer service and deep detail support for our dot com accounts.

Marjorie Bowling

Marjorie Bowling

Marjorie joined our team in 2014 and is responsible for new item management within 1 World Sync, assisting with day to day Zulily duties, and various administrative functions.

Testimonials


“Far West Marketing is the right team for us. You know the people and know how the accounts operate.”

National VP of Home Products Company

“We’re proud to have a working relationship that spans over two decades.”

CEO Housewares Company

“Don’t think I’ve ever had a rep group that is dialed into their business like you are.”

National VP Kitchen Electrics Manufacturer

“You’re always on top of things.”

Senior Buyer Internet Retailer

“I’m glad you’re my rep, I know things will get done.”

Buyer National Retailer

“You set the bar that I measure my other rep groups against.”

VP Home Products Company

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