Steve Salvatori, prior to forming the company, was the National Broker Manager for a Consumer Products Division of Pfizer, Inc. He earned his B.S. Degree in Business Administration from the Univ. of Northern Colorado, and his MBA degree from National University. Steve has over 30 years experience and serves as our Chairman at SSI.
Marianne Nihan joined SSI in 1998, after a 14 year career with Consumer Products Management (CPM) as Vice President. Marianne has over 30 years experience in the HBC field, including an extensive background in private label. She has served on several industry committees. Marianne is responsible for CVS, Walgreens and also serves as President.
Charlie Gurney joined SSI in 2001 after working at Marketing Specialists - Oregon, where he was the Director of GM/HBC and Team Leader for Kroger-West, and prior to that sales positions with Bromar and Kelly-Clarke. Charlie is responsible for Bartell Drugs, Bi-Mart, and Amazon.com.
Mike Shelley joined SSI in 2003. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Toledo, and has been in the Consumer Products industry for over 25 years, including experience at Johnson & Johnson and J.O. Butler on the manufacturer side, and MSA Group, Ferger & Assoc. and Landers & Assoc. on the broker side. Mike is responsible for our Cardinal/Kinray business along with Tammy Lewis and Barb Longhino.
Tom Gross joined SSI in 2005 after 15 years with AmerisourceBergen. As Director of OTC, he was responsible for all HBA / OTC products and the programs designed to get those products out to retail. Prior to AmerisourceBergen, Tom managed the deep discount drug store division of Peoples Drug Stores. Tom is responsible for our AmerisourceBergen business along with Marybeth Scott.
Mike McNeill joined SSI in 2007. Mike comes to SSI from McKesson, where he had been the Senior Product Manager for Private Label for nine years. Previously, Mike was the Private Label Category Manager at Longs Drug. Mike shares responsibility for our McKesson business with Dan Briggs and Dan Rozumalski.
Dan Briggs joined SSI in 2008 and serves as Managing Partner. He has been in the Consumer Products industry for over 25 years which includes experience with Acosta Sales and Marketing as a Client Services Director and OTC Business Manager. Dan shares Mckesson responsibilities with Mike McNeill and Dan Rozumalski.
Tammy Lewis joined SSI in 2011 and serves as Managing Partner. She has been in the Consumer Products industry for over 10 years including five years experience in Marketing and Category Management at Cardinal Health and Brand Management at Humco and The Emerson Group. She received her B.S. in Bus. Admin. From Ohio State University. Tammy is responsible for Cardinal/Kinray along with team members Mike Shelley and Barbara Longhino.
Barbara Longhino joined SSI in 2013. Barb has over 25 years OTC experience for Warner Lambert, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson, and is a three time winner of Cardinal’s Vendor Rep of the Year Award. She joins Mike Shelley and Tammy Lewis on our Cardinal/Kinray team.
Marybeth Scott joined SSI in 2014 after a 20 year career with AmerisourceBergen including roles in Marketing, Program Management and Global Sourcing Supply Chain. As Director of Private Label, Marybeth was responsible for product development, category management, Medicaid reporting, and Trade Show. Marybeth manages our ABC business along with Tom Gross.
Dan Rozumalski joined SSI in 2015 with a wide range of experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Dan’s background includes time spent in store management, private label brokerage, and manufacturer account management. He has worked with products in all consumables categories and retail channels, with a focus on OTC/HBA and drug wholesale. Dan manages our Regional Drug Wholesalers and shares responsibility for our McKesson business with Dan Briggs and Mike McNeil.
Lyndsay Violanti has over 10 years experience in Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain and P&L Management. She brings a comprehensive corporate retail background beginning her career at Target headquarters and also working for FGX International (Foster Grant).