Team Profile

Don Hagan

Managing Partner
Central Ohio

Don is a 35 year industry veteran. His past experience includes 34 years as a manufacturer’s representative with several firms in the Ohio market. He is a 1976 graduate of St. Joseph’s College in Indiana. Don started The 2Market Group in February, 2005.

Tom Favret

Partner
Northern Ohio

Tom is 36 year industry veteran. He has been a manufacturer's representative for over 25 years and is CFSP Level ii Certified. He is a 1973 graduate of St. Joseph's College in Indiana. Tom started The 2Market Group in February, 2005.

Chris Wank

Partner
Northern Ohio

Chris comes with over a decade of industry experience. He was a territory rep and principal with WB Marketing during the first 10 years of his career.  Chris calls on most segments of the industry with a focus on dealer and chains in northern and central Ohio. He is a 2001 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a bachelor of science in industrial engineering.

Chris Favret

Northern Ohio

Chris is a new member of the The 2Market Team. He has a Hospitality Management degree from Mercyhurst University in Erie PA. Chris has several years of experience in the hotel and customer service industry.

Dan Gillenwater

Southern Ohio and Chain Specialist

Dan is a 20 year industry veteran. He has had direct work experience at the dealer, chain, and rep levels and has an extensive background in refrigeration products. Dan’s responsibilities include several major dealers in our market, as well as the chain market, c-stores, and the retail grocery market. He is a graduate of Morehead State University in Kentucky, and holds a Master’s Degree. Dan joined The 2Market Group in October of 2005.

Kevin Cassidy

Northern Ohio

Kevin is a 46 year foodservice industry veteran, 37 years as a manufacturer's rep.  He is a 1970 graduate from University of Kentucky and CFSP level 1 certified.

Kenny Aspenleiter

Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia

Kenny joined the team in 2012. His previous experience was as a Manufacturers’ Representative focusing on the equipment dealer and end-user communities. From 2008-2012 he was the Territory Manager for NE Ohio/ W. Pennsylvania and West Virginia. During this time he also served as IT director. Kenny attended Kent State University.

Brian Pelkington

Northen Indiana

Brian is a 12 year industry veteran. His experiences include working in National Accounts for a leading Midwest steamer manufacturer, and as sales manager for a Midwest walk-in manufacturer. Brian is a graduate of Indiana University. He has been with 2Market Group for the past 4 years.

Cathy Lane

Central and Southern Indiana

Cathy brings over 7 years of experience in the foodservice equipment industry, including working for a major foodservice equipment distributor.  She is also CFSP Level ii certified. Cathy received her degree from Indiana Wesleyan.

Tracie Long

Kentucky

Tracie is a 10 year foodservice veteran with extensive experience with food brokers and end-users in the Kentucky market. Tracie is a graduate of the University of Louisville.  Tracie received her degree in Business Management from University of Louisville.

 

Sheri Creech

Michigan

Sheri joined our team November 2016. She has over 25 years experience as a Manufacturer’s Representative in the Foodservice Industry. She has spent the last eight years managing the Eastern Michigan territory for various foodservice manufacturers and prior to that she had spent eighteen years working as an inside sales/customer service support manager with another MI based manufacturer’s rep firm.

Glenn Eaton

Western Pennsylvania

Glenn is a 36 year industry veteran. His sales experience includes working with the FS Retail Market, FS Consultants, Designing Dealers and the School Food Service Industry (SNAPA Board). He is a 1982 graduate of Penn State University.

 

Kim Portman

Corporate Chef

Chef Kimberly Portman provides culinary support throughout our territory in the form of pre-sale demonstrations, product and recipe development, post-sale training, trade show live cooking demonstrations, educational workshops and more. She is responsible for bringing our products to the healthcare institutes in our region. She loves a challenge!

Christine Huffman

Westerville, OH - Main Office

Christine joined The 2Market Group in 2010 as a customer service lead and technical service manager, bringing with her 8 years of customer service working with a local foodservice equipment dealer as a project coordinator

Nathan Jacobson

Cleveland, OH - Main Office

Nathan joined The Two Market Group in February, 2018. Prior to this he worked as an inside sales/customer support at WB Marketing.

Kathy Masson

Cleveland, OH - Main Office

Kathy brings in 12 years of experience in quotation and is the senior quoter at The 2Market Group.

Chris Cheap

Cincinnati & Dayton

Chris has worked as a hotel chef, a culinary instructor, and general manager before embarking on the sales side of the industry. Over the past almost 20 years he has worked directly for two of the top three combi manufacturers making him a go to resource for combi cooking.  He started working for a rep firm in 2010 as a territory manager in Southern Ohio.  Chris has a BS degree from Morehead State University in Foodservice Administration.

Lori Lorenz

School Foodservice Specialist

Lori joined the 2Market Group as our School Foodservice expert in the field. Lori has vast experience with this market, coming from a management background with a large local school district. She is responsible for bringing our products to the School Foodservice and Institutional Markets in our region.

Nina Tewari

Dir of Office Administration - Cleveland, OH

Nina has over 15 years of professional experience in the areas of Management, Finance, Human Resources, IT & General Business Operations.  Nina has a Master's degree in Information Systems from DePaul University, Chicago, IL

Greg Hagan

Westerville, OH - Main Office

Greg is a 6 year industry veteran.  He is a graduate of Columbus State Community College. He has extensive experience in customer service, having managed The 2Market Group internal sales department for over two years.

Jerry Franckhauser

Central Ohio

Jerry joined The 2Market Group in April of 2017.  He is a four year industry veteran.  Jerry is a graduate of Ohio State University.

Barb Georges

Westerville, OH - Main Office

Barb has been with The 2Market Group since October of 2013.  She is responsible for our accounting and is our back-up customer service person.

Trina Giffin

Westerville OH - Main Office

Trina joined The 2Market Group as a quatation specialist in 2016