Rod Collins

A highly experienced marketing and sales executive with significant P&L responsibilities. In his past positions, Rod has demonstrated the ability to increase market share while maintaining high profit margins. He is an experienced team player, effective sales force motivator and a successful marketer.

In addition to being co-founder of the Consultants’ Summit, Rod also currently works with specialized equipment companies through his company, Rod Collins Associates (RCA), a fee based marketing firm which works with commercial foodservice equipment manufacturers to increase brand awareness among the consultant/specifier market place and on site operators. In his previous two positions, as Vice President, Noncommercial Sales at Metcraft, Inc. and as Vice President of Marketing and Sales for The Stero Company, Rod effectively developed new markets, increased brand awareness and created new sales programs.

Rod has played an extremely active role throughout the industry, serving on Boards and committees for numerous industry associations. Currently, Rod serves on the Board of Directors of FCSI, as well as sitting the Allied Advisory Committee. He also is a member of the Society of Foodservice Management’s Industry Advisory Board. Rod has been honored by several associations, including SFM’s Robert Pacifico "Above and Beyond" Award and SFM’s Director’s Award, as well as by MAFSI with multiple awards.

phone (707) 664-1964
email rcollins@cg-strategies.com

Rod Collins
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