LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Steve Brady, the most recent inductee into the supplier wing of the Convenience Store News Hall of Fame, joined b2b Solutions as a consulting partner. The Chicago-based consultancy specializes in working with retailers and suppliers in the convenience store and petroleum marketing industry.
"Steve has a long and distinguished career in the industry," said b2b President Steve Montgomery. "b2b Solutions is extremely proud to be able to make his extensive expertise available to our clients."
Formerly the vice president of business development at McLane Co. Inc., Brady has 30 years of experience in the grocery distribution business. Among other accomplishments, he was responsible for managing McLane's overall new business development process through his team of sales professionals, in addition to the development of third-party logistical relationships.
Brady's other past positions include various sales and marketing positions with regional wholesalers, corporate national account manager, division vice president of sales, director of business development, and vice president of sales, convenience & military.
He is an active supplier board member of NACS, the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, a member of the Convenience Retailing University advisory council, and a long-standing strategic partner of SIGMA: America's Leading Fuel Marketers.