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 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.
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.
Sara joined Far West Marketing, Inc. in 2014 to help manage our key accounts including Amazon and Costco. She is responsible for day-to-day account management, product launch and promotion, forecasting, ad campaign management, data analysis and reporting. She also manages our website and social media. She has a Sponsored Ads Foundations Certification from Amazon Advertising.
Mysty comes with over 15 years of administrative and office management experience. She has a background 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 dedication to supporting our staff as the office manager.
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.