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FOOD SALES TEAM

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Terry Hughner

President & CEO

Terry's Bio

As President of Total Source, Terry sets the company’s high standards of work ethic and performance.  Before founding Total Source, Terry gained much experience in the food industry.  He held various management positions at Swift & Company, was regional sales manager for Tyson Foods’ Beef and Pork Division, and was Director of Center-of-the-Plate Sales for Shamrock Foods.  Terry’s drive, knowledge of the industry, and honesty has earned him wide-held respect in the industry and has been an invaluable asset in the building of the Total Source organization.

Mike Kirkpatrick

Mike Kirkpatrick

Group Vice President, Foods Division

Mike's Bio

Mike joins Total Source with 20 years of food broker experience. He began his career at a family-owned brokerage in Denver and eventually became principal owner before selling to a National Broker in 2012. There Mike spent 10 years working in various leaderships positions, most recently heading sales for 13 Western states. Mike still lives in Denver with his wife Jenn and their three daughters.

William Hunt

Chief Financial Officer

William's Bio

Bill brings to Total Source over 35 years of valuable and practical expertise in accounting, finance, and administration as CFO, Controller, and Director across multiple industries.  At Total Source he has come full-circle – his first two “official” jobs as a teen were in the retail foodservice and grocery industries as a busboy and bagger. Those humble yet crucial and demanding jobs taught him to value each team member’s contributions towards providing the Ultimate Client Experience – always a Total Source goal. Happily married for 40 years to his college sweetheart, Bill has six children and 16 grandchildren, with more expected – grandchildren, that is! Originally from Southern California and West Virginia, he has called Arizona his home for over 35 years.  Bill is grateful and excited to be a part of the Total Source team! His goal is to help position Total Source both financially and administratively for explosive growth, while always contributing to each of our valued client’s success.

ARIZONA

FOOD SALES TEAM
Mike Kirkpatrick

Mike Kirkpatrick

Group Vice President, Foods Division

Mike's Bio

Mike joins Total Source with 20 years of food broker experience. He began his career at a family-owned brokerage in Denver and eventually became principal owner before selling to a National Broker in 2012. There Mike spent 10 years working in various leaderships positions, most recently heading sales for 13 Western states. Mike still lives in Denver with his wife Jenn and their three daughters.

Pat Harrington

Director of Sales/Executive Chef

Pat's Bio

Pat Harrington grew up in Phoenix.  He joins Total Source after eight years in Broadline Distribution with Shamrock Foods.  Prior to that Pat spent over twenty years in the kitchen, working at Resorts, Country Clubs, and Contracted Food Service Companies , both as a Chef and Food and Beverage Director.  Pat is a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America ( 1995 ).  Pat loves to spend time with his family, fishing, sailing, coaching football, and can usually be found watching baseball and rugby when he has the chance.

Robert Creasey

Account Executive/Executive Chef

Robert's Bio

Rob comes to the team with 20 years of experience in the hotel and catering industry and spent 10 of those years with the Westin Hotel Corporation as an Executive Chef. Rob has a Culinary Arts Degree from Sarvis Culinary School in Flint, Michigan. His product presentation skills, knowledge of the foodservice industry, and his positive attitude have proven to be a valuable asset to the Total Source team.  

Matt Johns

Account Executive

Matt's Bio

Matt Johns joined Total Source in 2011, coming from a distributor background in Pittsburgh,PA where he worked at US foods and Reinhart Foodservice. Matt enjoys golfing, hiking, and taking road trips with his wife around the southwest of the country.

Jade Mensenhimer

K-12 Account Executive

Jade's Bio

Jade comes to Total Source with 15 years of foodservice experience.  She graduated from Scottsdale Culinary Institute and has knowledge of the hotel and restaurant industry, however, she has spent the last 5 years in K-12 kitchens. She is married with 2 boys that are 14 months apart and loves spending any extra time she has with them. When she is not in a kitchen at work, she is in her own kitchen cooking, baking, and canning homemade jellies, jams, BBQ sauces, and pickles with her mom and kids. She is excited to use her previous knowledge and experiences to be a valuable asset to the Total Source Team!

Molly Conway

Molly Conway

Account Executive – Executive Chef

Molly's Bio

Molly grew up in Colorado which inspired a love of the outdoors. She enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, hunting and of course food! Molly attended a culinary school in Pittsburgh at the International Culinary Academy. Molly was offered a position at the Grand Concourse restaurant after graduation and remained there for about 6 years. Moved to Phoenix in 2005 to be closer to my older brother who had recently graduated from the U of A. She also worked as an Executive Chef/Manager with a contract feeder for a corporate office campus in the Deer Valley area for nine years before returning to the restaurant industry. Took an Executive Chef position with Thirsty Lion Gastropub and remained in that role for 6 years. The last two years of which were during the height of the Covid outbreak.

 

Molly is very excited for her new opportunity at Total Source and looks forward to learning and growing with the team here in Arizona.

COLORADO & WYOMING

FOOD SALES TEAM
Mike Kirkpatrick

Mike Kirkpatrick

Group Vice President, Foods Division

Mike's Bio

Mike joins Total Source with 20 years of food broker experience. He began his career at a family-owned brokerage in Denver and eventually became principal owner before selling to a National Broker in 2012. There Mike spent 10 years working in various leaderships positions, most recently heading sales for 13 Western states. Mike still lives in Denver with his wife Jenn and their three daughters.

Sherry Stokes

Director of Sales, Foods Group - CO

Sherry's Bio

Sherry has been with Total Source for the past seven years. She brings her extensive years of experience in the foodservice industry to the Total Source team – starting in the brokerage business and then transitioning to Regional Sales Manager for ConAgra and Tyson Foods. She held various sales and training positions. Sherry took time off to stay home and raise two great kids, that are now nearly ready to leave the nest. Sherry enjoys being in the mountains, skiing, hiking, or just listening to the wind in the trees.

Denise Elder

K-12 Account Executive & College/University

Denise's Bio

Denise has spent the majority of her life in Colorado and grew up in the Food Service industry. After 10 years in the field, Denise began her food brokerage career with Four Peaks in 1991 and worked there for five years. Denise then returned to Four Peaks in 2012 after taking time off to raise her family. Once she returned, she took on a new role as the K-12 specialist at Four Peaks, a position that was truly her calling. The relationships with customers and helping them find solutions is what truly makes Denise love her job. She is a true Colorado gal, and loves spending time with her family doing anything outside.

Carrie McLaughlin

Culinary Specialist

Carrie's Bio

Carrie started her career in the Maryland, DC, and Philly area in the Music Industry working in distribution for major record labels such as Sony Music, Warner Brothers, Universal, and for a large concert promoter. She’s always loved cooking. When she moved to Colorado, she enrolled in the American Culinary Federation Apprenticeship Program, earning the Apprentice of the Year and graduating at the top of her class. After working in all aspects of the kitchen at the Colorado Convention Center, Broncos Stadium, and most recently as a Personal Chef, she decided to branch out into the broker sector and has loved it ever since. In her spare time, you can find her still cooking, traveling, or hiking with her fiance and dog.

Hayley Walker

Sr. Account Executive

Hayley's Bio

Hayley Walker started her career as the Event Sales Manager for a fine dining restaurant group in California. In that role, she was able to combine her love of food, party planning, and relationship building to successfully grow private dining sales. From there, she transitioned into the foodservice world, taking on a sales role with a national foodservice broker. In January 2019, Hayley and her husband Joel made the move to Colorado for a new adventure. Hayley is passionate about traveling, and together her and Joel have visited over twenty international cities. If she’s not off traveling, you can find her hanging out with her husband, friends, and three pugs!

ADMINISTRATION & SALES SUPPORT

Kellie Lechowicz

Sales Service Administrator

Kellie's Bio

Kellie was born and raised in Colorado and has been in the food industry 15years, working in 3 different segments of the business.  Kellie’s experience has spanned Foodservice, Retail, and Ingredients over the course of these years.

Wendy Raigoza

Sales & Marketing Administrator

Wendy's Bio

Wendy has 28 years in the Manufacturing & Foodservice Industries. Wendy has been married to her husband, Adan, for over 26 years. Wendy, Adan, and their three children moved from Southern California to Arizona in 2005. Wendy loves to spend time with family, especially traveling.

Dena Williams

Sales Service Administrator

Dena's Bio

Dena was born in Illinois and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where she has called home since then.  She comes from an Air Force family, and between her parents, they had 80+ years of service. Dena has spent 15 years in the hospitality industry and is excited to bring that knowledge to the food industry.  In her free time, Dena studied interior design. She also enjoys traveling and trying different restaurants with her partner Matt of 17 years.

EQUIPMENT SALES TEAM

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Terry Hughner

President & CEO

Terry's Bio

As President of Total Source, Terry sets the company’s high standards of work ethic and performance.  Before founding Total Source, Terry gained much experience in the food industry.  He held various management positions at Swift & Company, was regional sales manager for Tyson Foods’ Beef and Pork Division, and was Director of Center-of-the-Plate Sales for Shamrock Foods.  Terry’s drive, knowledge of the industry, and honesty has earned him wide-held respect in the industry and has been an invaluable asset in the building of the Total Source organization.

Steve Berger

Group Vice President - Equipment & Supply

Steve's Bio

Steve Berger joined Total Source in 2021 with many years of experience in foodservice, ranging from sales to management to ownership. Some of his past foodservice experience includes Director of Operations for Chili’s and El Paso BBQ, Sales Rep for Paramount and Tru Temp, Owner of 2 independent restaurants, and most recently the Senior Project Executive for the TriMark AZ office. When not working, Steve likes to spend time with his significant other, Amy, hiking and traveling the world.

Sam Moyer

Mentor

Sam's Bio

Sam’s background in the Foodservice Industry includes 18 years as a part of Armstrong Marketing, starting as a sales associate working for Vic Armstrong. In 1989, Sam purchased the company from Vic Armstrong. Prior to Armstrong Marketing, Sam worked for three years in the contract & design department of Zims Restaurant Supply, which at the time was the largest dealer in Arizona. In 1978 Sam graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in business management. Sam has been married to Debbie since 1981 and they have two grown boys, Justin and Skylar. The Moyer family enjoys getaways to Lake Powell for boating and fishing and San Diego for relaxation and fun!

ARIZONA

Steve Berger

Group Vice President - Equipment & Supply

Steve's Bio

Steve Berger joined Total Source in 2021 with many years of experience in foodservice, ranging from sales to management to ownership. Some of his past foodservice experience includes Director of Operations for Chili’s and El Paso BBQ, Sales Rep for Paramount and Tru Temp, Owner of 2 independent restaurants, and most recently the Senior Project Executive for the TriMark AZ office. When not working, Steve likes to spend time with his significant other, Amy, hiking and traveling the world.

Kris Figueroa

Director of Sales – E&S Group (AZ, NM-EP, UT)

Kris's Bio

Kris started his career as a professional chef after attending the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Over the next 15 years, he served as Executive Chef for private country clubs in New York, Atlanta, and Houston. His transition into the equipment business started with Rational combi ovens as a Regional Sales Manager/Executive Chef. Following that he spent the next 10 years as Sales Director with Piper Products with a focus on schools and multi-unit accounts. His understanding of kitchen operations allows him to find creative solutions for customers’ challenges.

COLORADO & WYOMING

Mike Nelson

Account Executive - E&S Sales - CO/WY

Mike's Bio

Mike is a third-generation manufacturer’s representative. He got his start in the industry when he joined his late father back in 1993. In 2015, they decided to merge their company and became a part of Total Source. Mike’s problem-solving skills are one of his key attributes and his customer service skills are apparent in the dealer relationships he has developed in the Denver market. Mike and his wife Christy spend much of their time in the outdoors. Some of their favorite activities include scuba diving, camping, off-roading, skiing, and flyfishing.

Eric Landauer

Account Executive - E&S Sales CO/WY

Mike's Bio

Eric’s a third-generation Colorado native with an unrivaled passion and enthusiasm for sales. Eric graduated from the University of Colorado with an Economics degree and from Johnson and Wales University with a culinary arts degree. Following his time at Johnson and Wales, he spent 8 years as a foodservice dealer. Eric is a people person and loves building relationships. He currently lives in Centennial with his wife and baby boy, Jack. He loves sports and in his spare time likes to play rugby and cheer on the Denver Broncos.

NEW MEXICO & EL PASO

Kris Figueroa

Director of Sales – E&S Group (AZ, NM-EP, UT)

Kris's Bio

Kris started his career as a professional chef after attending the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Over the next 15 years, he served as Executive Chef for private country clubs in New York, Atlanta, and Houston. His transition into the equipment business started with Rational combi ovens as a Regional Sales Manager/Executive Chef. Following that he spent the next 10 years as Sales Director with Piper Products with a focus on schools and multi-unit accounts. His understanding of kitchen operations allows him to find creative solutions for customers’ challenges.

Stephen Ormsby

Account Executive / Culinary Specialist

Stephen's Bio

Stephen comes to Total Source with extensive management and culinary experience in the hospitality and foodservice industry. Upon completion of his degree at Scottsdale Culinary Institute, he began taking on roles in dining rooms and kitchens in some of the top establishments in the Phoenix/Scottsdale and Albuquerque markets. His knowledge and experience in foodservice and hospitality brings with him a unique set of skills to help create ideas and find solutions for your business’ needs.

UTAH

Kris Figueroa

Director of Sales – E&S Group (AZ, NM-EP, UT)

Kris's Bio

Kris started his career as a professional chef after attending the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Over the next 15 years, he served as Executive Chef for private country clubs in New York, Atlanta, and Houston. His transition into the equipment business started with Rational combi ovens as a Regional Sales Manager/Executive Chef. Following that he spent the next 10 years as Sales Director with Piper Products with a focus on schools and multi-unit accounts. His understanding of kitchen operations allows him to find creative solutions for customers’ challenges.

INSIDE SALES SUPPORT

Michelle Estrada

Sr. Estimating & Sales Administrator

Michelle's Bio

Michelle Estrada graduated from Arizona State University in 1995. She began her career in foodservice equipment with Stainless Fabricating Company in Denver, Colorado, where she worked as an estimator and project manager for four years. There, she gained experience with custom fabricated equipment through projects such as elaborate corporate and university cafeterias, state penitentiaries, restaurants, and hotels. She provided customer service from the bid process, reviewed fabrication drawings, and helped managed final shipments. At Total Source, Michelle is responsible for estimating and customer service. Michelle has lived in Phoenix off and on since 1991. Michelle has two children Chloe and Jack. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and scuba diving for fun and adventure!

Lisa Short

Sales Service Administrator

Lisa's Bio

Lisa has over 30 years of experience in the administrative and customer service industry. Most of her career has been in the construction/homebuilding field. She is originally from California but has lived in Arizona since she was just two years old. She enjoys spending time with family, riding horses, and spending time outdoors.

Autumn Enright

Estimating & Sales Administrator

Autumn's Bio

Autumn joined Total Source with a background in customer service, office & restaurant management, as well as bartending and serving. She is passionate about food and loves working in all aspects of the industry. Autumn also enjoys hot yoga, reading, playing board games with her son, biking & any other outdoor activity. She is always up for an adventure!

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