He’s our President and Chief Executive Officer, and he’s one of us. More than 5,500 strong.
Every day, Brandon Barnholt leads from the front, setting the example of KeHE’s values in action and providing assurance to our customers and stakeholders that we remain true to our purpose.
He’s our Chief Operating Officer, and he’s a true leader in every sense of the word.
Gene Carter is a master of the minute details involved in supply chain, logistics and transportation, and a leader who knows how to make the complex seem simple.
He’s our Chief Financial Officer, and he knows finance affects more than just a spreadsheet.
Timothy J. Wiggins is devoted to developing strategic financial solutions bolstered by a belief in excellent communication, team-building and leadership.
He’s constantly looking for ways to innovate, and he’s never satisfied with the status quo.
As Chief Information Officer, Brian not only “keeps the lights on,” he looks for ways to make them even brighter. Brian is guiding us toward a future where technology is more ubiquitous than ever, where technology is at the core of “making on-trend easy.”
As SVP for People Operations, she’s our resident people-person.
Jennifer Ricks leads our core HR leadership, working across departments to ensure that every employee has an advocate and every leader has a strategic business partner.
As SVP for KeHE Solutions, he’s always two steps ahead of industry trends.
Peter Kisluk leads the KeHE Solutions team in dynamic and innovative ways to serve our customers both domestically and abroad, while keeping up with today’s ever-changing landscape.
Rusty is our “Culture Guy”. He is focused on aligning business conduct with our unique company values.
Our core purpose is that “We Serve to Make Lives Better™”. Rusty ensures that this purpose is reflected in how leaders lead, the treatment of employees, and how we deliver excellence to our customers and Careholders™.
The creative mind driving both KeHE’s brand and new business pursuits is Brad Helmer, our EVP of Marketing & Business Development. Brad leads his teams in ways that impact both ends of the customer journey ensuring a top-notch experience for all.
He’s our EVP of Merchandising, leading KeHE on its ‘Next Generation Distributor’ journey.
He’s our EVP of Sales with a team that partners with some of the largest and most sophisticated food retailers in the U.S.
He is our EVP of Operations, ensuring our customers have the best experience from when a customer places an order to when their KeHE truck arrives.
As SVP of Supply Chain, Geoff Goetz is in the center of all the action.
As EVP of Strategic Accounts, Scott leads a team of leaders who manage KeHE’s relationships in the fast-moving and demanding world of Chain Natural retailers.
As our EVP of Independent Sales, Fresh & Exclusive Brands, Amy drives sales penetration with natural and grocery channel customers.
Ari Goldsmith is Vice President of Marketing and has led KeHE’s marketing function since 2015. Working with internal and external stakeholders, she is an innovation igniter, a strategic partner and the lead champion of KeHE’s Goodness Follows brand platform.