Ali Perez has been in the Foodservice Industry for 30 years of which 17 have been here at TRSA. As a young teenager Ali worked as a busser, waitress and hostess. Ali also helped her father run a family owned restaurant handling various duties i.e. take inventory of product, place food & supply orders to prepping and cooking. These experiences have allowed Ali to understand the food service industry well from all aspects. Here at TRSA Ali is responsible for various customer service inquiries and needs. Ali handles the daily operations of order entry and follow-up as well as providing quotations for bid projects and daily requests. Ali enjoys her free time watching cooking shows and spending it with family and friends.
Bob’s background in the Foodservice Industry began with Kitchen & Restaurant Management for 6 yrs working in both Phoenix & Chicago. He spent 3 yrs in Seattle working with the Brodie/Dohrmann Co as an account manager in the Bellevue area. Bob & his family moved back to Phoenix in 1984 to join the Tom Redditt Sales Agency team. He is focused on customer service with a hands on approach. Providing commitment and dedication to the manufacturers and customers, as well as being a valuable industry resource. He enjoys spending time with his family and grandson.
Brian worked his way through school in restaurants, waiting tables and bar tending. His favorite part was free food and sampling everything the restaurant made. He worked for Labatt Foods for three years as a National Account Manager, signing up larger accounts throughout New Mexico and Southern Colorado. Working for Labatt Foods lead to lifelong connections and aided in his winning of the awards for New Business Development and Rookie of the Year for Labatt. Brian graduated from Indiana University where he studied Psychology and Business while playing baseball. Brian is currently trying to become a better cook and wishes he would have cooked through school. In his free time Brian likes to golf and is currently learning how to fly fish.
Bruce has been with Tom Redditt Sales for 20 years. He is a master certified electrician, and has extensive knowledge and experience installing and marketing commercial kitchen equipment. Bruce enjoys spending time with his family when he is not working. He and his wife enjoy RV camping, fishing, kayaking and riding horses.
Darcy is a proud Colorado native who grew up and is now back living in the foothills of the Rockies. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics from the University of Wyoming. She started working for Tom Redditt Sales Agency soon after graduating from college and has been with the company twenty four years. Starting out in customer service, she moved up to bid specialist and is now in sales and handles some of the company’s HR responsibilities. Through experience, she has learned to call on dealers, consultants and a host of different end-users. She is Serve Safe Certified. In her free time she likes to travel and she enjoys all sports—both watching and playing. She currently participates in rec league volleyball, softball and ice hockey and enjoys the challenge of riding the MS-150 charity bike ride annually. At home, she is the dog-mom of two lovable mutts.
Lance Redditt is the principal of Tom Redditt Sales Agency. He has been in the food service industry for 25 years as a manufacturer’s representative. Prior to joining Tom Redditt Sales he held positions as a busboy, dishwasher, construction worker (concrete foundations) and umpired baseball. Lance has a B.S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Lance is extremely honored to carry on the business that his grandfather started and his father ran and managed for many years. When Lance has time away from work he enjoys cycling and playing softball and hockey. Bike MS: Colorado is an annual event he especially enjoys participating in.
Nelly joined the Tom Redditt Sales team in September of 1998. Being with the company for 19 years, Nelly assists with many aspects of the company such as everyday duties of customer service and inside sales. She also handles the sales and commissions for the company and making sure these responsibilities are in task. Whenever she can or gets a chance, Nelly likes to travel with her daughter, even if it’s only for a weekend getaway.
Ross is the newest member of the Tom Redditt Sales team. Prior to joining the company he spent 5 plus years with Cabela’s in inventory & planning and merchandising roles in Sidney, Nebraska. Ross is eager to learn as much as he can about the food service industry. He studied business at Northeastern Junior College and Colorado Christian University. Outside of work Ross enjoys spending time with his family, especially his wife Taya and three brothers. When time allows he enjoys riding horses, fly fishing and hunting.
Steve was born and raised in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated from Ricks College in Idaho with a two year Associate Degree and continued his education at Brigham Young University graduating with a B.S. in Business Management and minor in marketing. Steve started working right after college in Salt Lake City with the Moore Supply Company. Moore Supply was a butcher supply dealer who wanted to expand into the food service market. Steve was hired to accomplish that. A few years later, Steve along with two other partners, started Utah Restaurant Equipment. In 1981 the Tom Redditt Sales Agency was looking for a territory manager to cover both Utah and Idaho. Steve was hired and has worked with the agency for over 36 years. He holds a C.F.S.P. level one designation. Steve and his wife Kristin have two children and enjoy traveling, hiking the mountains of Utah and capture a little fly fishing and snow skiing along the way. Steve is active in his Church and other civic affairs.
Teresa began her career with Tom Redditt Sales in 1992. Her primary role is managing customer service needs in Arizona, including all orders and bid requests.
She strives to provide prompt and accurate information to TRSA customers. She is well versed in the factories Tom Redditt Sales Agency represents and the services they provide for the Arizona office.
Wayne has been in the food service industry for 13 years. He has his Associate of Science in Electronic Technology. Wayne has been in the Sales profession for 40 years now. The first 27 years he spent selling high technology and computers. After that he moved to the food service industry in Colorado and has been there ever since. He enjoys solving problems and supporting customers goals. Wayne also embraces teamwork and working toward common goals. Outside of work he enjoys sports, outdoors and family gatherings.