538 Randy Rd, Carol Stream IL 60188
As founder, President, and our Father, Frank Sr. is very active in today’s company always keeping an eye on the business. He also is an elected official and has held the position of Village President, Mayor of Carol Stream for the past 11 years. This allows him to do what he loves best, helping people. Frank Sr is still married to wife Bobbie Saverino after 54 years! And yes, Mom is the CEO in the family business that we referred to as Chief Emotional Officer for over 25 years in the family business.
Frank Saverino Jr also known as (JR) joined the family business in 1989 and earned his BA from KW. Frank Jr leads the company’s efforts in expansion and growth for all segments of the business. He administers systems innovations, marketing and channel support along with other things we do in a family business. Frank Jr is married to Karen Mau Saverino with two children, Gianna age 13 and Frank Jr age 16. Frank (Jr). Frank Jr. also plays an active role in the Bloomingdale Parks Foundation as Chair President.
Jennifer joined the family business back in 1981. Growing up in the business, and working by her father’s side. She always said that this was the “opportunity of a lifetime”. Jennifer is very active in State Vending Associations and is President of the Illinois Automatic Merchandising Council (IAMC). Jennifer calls on key accounts and distributors such as Chicago Vendor Supply, Vistar. Jennifer’s thorough knowledge of the Industry and her dynamic personality as well as her intense work ethic, has earned Saverino & Associates, Inc. an enviable position of leadership within the Vend Industry. She has received the following awards - Achievements Award, Humanitarian Award from the IAMC, President’s Award from the IAMC and the Distinguished Service Award from the IAMC. She was elected by her peers as Broker of the Year, Automatic Merchandiser Magazine. This set a precedent within the Vending Industry, by having both a father (1993) and a daughter (2002) winning the same award.
JoAnn joined the family business back in 1988. JoAnn is another long term employee that has just about worked in every position in the family business and moved positions as time went on. JoAnn is the key contact for her vendor partners, specializing in Foodservice. She accepts accountability for sales as well as management of accounts and information for her vendors. She directs the Convenience Sales Team totaling 13 and the office staff concerning any C-Store issues. She also directly services her own chain accounts and Eby-Brown for Foodservice. In her personal time, she enjoys music, cooking, exercise, gardening, reading and spending time with her family.
(22 years’ experience)
Geoff joined the family business back in 2014. Prior to joining our Team, Geoff earned his BA from Hillsdale College in Michigan. He stated his career with Eby-Brown as a buyer and Director of Foodservice managing the Wakefield sandwich program and Speedway sandwich program. Following Eby, Geoff went to work for Restaurant Depot/ Jetro before flipping sides of the desk to Director of Sales for Marketing Specialists and Crossmark Sales in the Midwest. Geoff spent 5 years with Bravo Brands leading the Coca-Cola distribution network of aseptic protein drinks. His experience calling on a wide range of accounts across the Midwest with a focus on Bev, GM, HBC and Confection and Snacks helps provide direction and focus for our Team. The ability to focus on key trends and bringing our retailers innovative high turn/ high margin items are his strengths. Geoff spends 50% of his time with key accounts and providing category leadership to compete for space at retail.
Nichole joined the family business back in 2002 in our Customer Service Separtment. Again another fine example of filling many roles in the business from customer service, order department, credits and deductions to earning her way to account management and Assistant to the Executive Vice President. Today Nichole has made yet another leap as Sales Manager to our Vending representatives. In addition to this she also leads the charge on growth at Distribution, also specializing in White Space and Micro Market locations along with working the alternative side of Business Development with Geoff.
Nichole has three children, all boys, who keep her life at a very fast pace