About Us
 Charles D. Treister, NCE5

 

Chuck Treister,  President of U.S. Vending Management, has over 30 years of diversified experience in his own ventures and has advised and consulted on mergers and acquisitions valued in excess of $20M including leading the successful sale as acting CEO of Shop24 to a private equity firm. Clients have included Price Waterhouse Coopers, Canteen, ISS, Maas International, Southern Food Service, First Class Vending, NorCal Beverage, HP, 3M, as acting CEO of FastCorp leading to a successful sale to a private firm, and Minimelts among others.  With an extensive background in the vending industry, Chuck has earned the NCE5 designation certifying his expertise in vending and food service.  With a client base, Including state BEP’s,  Chuck has advised companies including The United States Post Office, Sony, and Volkswagen of America on national vending programs. Chuck has led sales efforts for Wittern / USI in the Western US and has led the sales effort for VendScreen, and it's succesful acquisition by USA Technologies. Chuck currently advises Nayax Cashless Systems, and is leading the effort for Open24, an automated convenience store. He has advised companies on product development and distribution programs  (Coinco, Quickstore 24) and go-to-market strategies (Shop24, TriTeq, Avanti).  Mr. Treister has led a national sales and distribution network while V.P. of Sales at Crane Merchandising Systems (Crane Co.) with sales in excess of $150M, 100+ employees and 6 distribution centers.
 
Chuck is experienced in franchising,  managing 45 vending franchises in SOCAL.  He has a BA from Xavier University and has attended Western State University College of Law.  In addition Mr. Treister has attended the University of Tennessee completing courses in Lean Implementation and the University of Southern California Graduate Program in Marketing.  He is a member of the National Automatic Merchandising Association, the American Marketing Association, and the California Automatic Vendors Council.  Mr. Treister has written articles for the National Automatic Merchandising Assn. and Automatic Merchandiser magazine. Chuck is a board member of several closely held companies. 

 Rich Lau - Director of Operations

 

Rich has a wealth of experience in the vending industry that spans over 25 years including his own operating company.  Rich has held positions with Betson Enterprises in sales and marketing as well as sales positions with the Coca-Cola Bottling Company, and Eastern Vend Source.  Rich has advised clients on sales, distribution, client relations, and operational programs designed to help the vending operator grow and enhance his bottom line. Currently Rich has been instrumental in developing a strong roll out for Avanti Micro Markets. Avanti is the leader in unmanned, remotely monitored, self-contained, Micro Markets for the resident business market. Rich manages over 1,000 Avanti Micro Markets.


Contact Rich at - (203) 312-4174
or rich@usvendman.com

 Wayne Salvino - Custom Solutions for Unattended Retail

With over 30 years of diverse experience in manufacturing, product development, retail sales, automated vending and kiosk solutions, Wayne has a deep passion for building manufacturing efficiencies and exploring new branding and marketing opportunities. Wayne has worked with retailers that include Sears, JC Penny, Costco, Sam's Club, among others. Mr. Salvino also has experience in TV and digital retailing, and has developed products for QVC & the Home Shopping Network. Wayne also brings a strong background in branding and licensing products working closely with licensing icons that include NFL properties, MLB Players Association, NBA Properties, NASCAR, and the National Hockey League.

Contact Wayne at - (951) 479-6684
or wayne@usvendman.com

 Jan Gordon - Sr. Business Development

Jan is experienced at the national level, having developed food, beverage, and coffee services for major national accounts. Jan is also experienced in the development Micro Market programs.

Contact Jan at - (310) 774-7373
or Jan@Open24Market.com
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