Unified Strategies Group Vending Management Team Hires First Class Vending’s Jan Gordon As National Accounts Manager

Jan Gordon has joined Unified Vending Management (UVM), a subsidiary of Unified Strategies Group (USG), the buying cooperative, as national accounts manager.

Gordon will be responsible for building USG Co-op’s book of vending management business.

Brian Faley, USG CEO, said in a prepared statement: “We are very pleased to have Jan join the USG team. With her history as a top sales producer in the vending industry, I think Jan Gordon will do an outstanding job in bringing in new business for our members.”

Gordon joins USG from First Class Vending, a large USG operator, based in Los Angeles. Calif. She started her career in vending with a small operator in Los Angeles as an administrative assistant. She worked her way up from starting in the money room, to fulfilling product orders, to managing route driver schedules. One day, her boss suggested she “drive around and get some new business.” That was the beginning of her successful sales career.

Gordon works from her home office in Malibu Calif. She can be reached at 310-459-3163.

UVM is part of USG, which is one of the largest group purchasing organizations for vending, coffee service and food service in the U.S. On an annual basis the USG Co-op represents approximately $2 billion of product purchases for resale in vending machines, OCS and cafeterias. The organization is comprised of 700 member owners with over $4 billion in retail sales.

USG and UVM have recently moved to a new location at 180 West Campbell Street, Arlington  Heights IL 60005. Telephone: 847-364-2244.