For the past fifteen years, Denton McLane has been directly responsible for managing McLane Global on behalf of McLane Group. He is responsible for creating and implementing company strategy and overseeing the executive management team. Denton also sits on the family investment committee and is involved with investment strategy. Prior to joining the McLane Global, Denton worked in several industries. He worked in professional sports for the Nashville Predators and the Houston Astros. Additionally, Denton worked for the international businesses of the McLane family in Portugal and Poland. Other career experience includes the recording industry (EMI Christian music) and real estate investing. Denton lives in Birmingham, Alabama and holds a BBA degree in Economics from Baylor University and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Alabama.
Todd comes to McLane Global from ProPacific Fresh Co., where he had served as Senior Vice President, Operations and Transportation. There he managed all operations (Procurement, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Information Technology and Supply Chain) of 6 fast paced facilities. Todd has previously worked with Certified Grocers Midwest as Vice President of Distribution and Operations. Todd brings in a new skill set that will help McLane Global to become even more relevant to its customers’ needs.
Todd’s more than 20 years’ experience in accounting and finance within the grocery industry allow him to navigate the complex challenges of the business. His leadership plays a vital role within our management team. Todd graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio with a BA in Accounting and Finance. Earning his CPA in the state of Ohio in 1993, He joined The Kroger Co. and held positions in Audit, Tax, as well as Assistant Corporate Controller of The Kroger Co. and Director of Finance for the Southwest Division of The Kroger Co. encompassing the Texas/Louisiana Division. Todd is responsible for the Domestic Sales Division and International Sales Division of McLane Global. His previous position within the organization was Senior Vice President.
Anpin Hsieh is our Director of Procurement and brings to McLane Global over 19 years of experience in food procurement. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Economics with a minor in International Affairs and is bilingual in English and Mandarin. Her experience is quite extensive, from retail (ShopRite/Wakefern), wholesale procurement and distribution (C&S Wholesale Grocers) to food imports and food service (Rema Foods & Royal Food Import). This allows her to leverage her comprehensive understanding of both domestic and international sourcing, purchasing, supply chain and logistics to optimize procurement activities at McLane Global. Anpin’s strength in international procurement and sourcing provides a significant advantage for our MHS and value customers. This allows McLane Global to have the flexibility to source goods domestically and/or internationally so that savings can be passed on to our customers.
Hank Morton is our Director of Technology, bringing 14 years’ experience with e-commerce, IT, business innovation and technology solutions to McLane Global. Hank started with McLane Global managing our former e-commerce division, HomeTown Favorites, with solutions driving 30% growth year over year before transitioning to IT. To keep McLane Global on the cutting edge of business, Hank drives all Microsoft Dynamics system development, implementation of EDI, process automation, web-based business growth solutions, implementation of IT and Human systems to increase operational efficiencies,, reporting solutions, software integration, implementation of McLane Global Transportation infrastructure and day-to-day top-level IT demand support for all divisions of the company. He has overseen major initiatives to expand our business and customer solutions including our Smart Warehouse build out and full process conversion to GS1 compliance. Hank’s years of experience, industry knowledge and skill set are at the center of technology and innovation here at McLane Global.
Jordan has a Bachelor’s degree in Business, as well as a Master of Business Administration, from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Jordan is a seasoned sales professional with 16 years’ experience in both sales and management. Jordan’s responsibility as National Sales Director is to set the direction for McLane’s Domestic Sales Teams and work to effectively and efficiently achieve McLane’s business objectives.
Mauricio joined McLane in July 2017, bringing nearly 16 years’ experience to the McLane Global team. He has handled operations for industry players from Sun City Produce, the largest exporter of produce to the Caribbean, to full Operations Management for all divisions in export, import, cruise ship lines and customers including 99 Cents, Fresh Market, Whole Foods and more. Mauricio has completed the HACCP Manager training program through The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and has helped various organizations obtain their food safety certification at a superior level. His years of experience and commitment to results are at the center of Operations here at McLane Global.
Melissa Hunter brings more than 13 years’ Brand Marketing and Advertising experience to McLane Global. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Baylor University, Melissa comes to the McLane family from Simply 7 Snacks and Dishaka Manufacturing, where she served as Brand Marketing Manager, developing the Simply7 brand throughout the US and across more than 30 countries. Through her extensive knowledge of the CPG industry, manufacturing, brand development and marketing strategy, retail strategy, design and analytics, Melissa provides effective tools to drive success and growth for the various divisions of McLane Global. Melissa’s role is product innovation, marketing strategy and brand development for all McLane Global divisions including International Sales and Marketing, Lady Liberty, Domestic Sales and Marketing, MC Trader, McLane Global Logistics, and McLane Hunger Solutions.
Stacey Walker brings to McLane Global over thirteen years of logistics experience. Embarking upon her career after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in Maritime Administration from Texas A&M University, her early work, for container shipping lines, positioned her to learn the strategies of logistics from the ground up. Later she also thrived in a role supervising the handling of every available mode of transportation as a Logistic Manager for a large international energy company. Stacey earned a Master’s Degree in Global Supply Chain Management from the University of Southern California. Her end to end mastery of supply chain management and solution strategies was birthed within this impressive formal education but also then honed by her success in diverse real-world experience. Stacey’s complete repertoire of skills ensures the continuation of McLane Global’s history of excellence in service and efficiency.
Mario leads operations of McLane Global’s California warehouse. He brings 13 years of Operations experience in food import and export, and heavy machinery. He has worked on distributing food to corporate accounts like Caeser’s Casinos, Chick-Fil-A, Red Lobster, Logan’s Roadhouse, Applebee’s, Denny’s, Black Bear Diner, local restaurants and retail locations in California, Nevada and Oregon and exporting to countries like Europe, Asia, South America, Pacific Islands and Australia. Mario has led food safety for 4 years securing A+ score under the BRC Criteria. His key skills include systems implementations used to drive the operational cost down and improve the customer service (3 ERP systems, and 2 WMS systems)
Mario plays an important role in expanding McLane Global’s operations to the West Coast by providing our existing and potential customers added options for storage and distribution of their products.
Amber brings over 10 years of management experience and 7 years specific to Human Resources management. Prior to joining McLane Global, Amber spent 7 years in California performing HR, Payroll, and Benefits management for a financial advisor, a law firm, and a warehouse and distribution center. She has a Certification in Human Resources Management and a bachelor’s degree in science from West Texas A&M University. Amber is responsible for all of the day to day management of HR operations including staffing, coaching, training, benefit administration, developing internal policies and procedures, and legal requirements.