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The Emerson Group

From long-standing connections to a strong voice with major and regional retailers, we ensure your over-the-counter health and beauty brands are given the attention they deserve.

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Meet Our
Sales Team
About
The Emerson
Group

Emerson Healthcare

We provide the efficient logistics infrastructure necessary to build your brands. Increased efficiency and simplicity result in healthy growth. Your non-value-added activities become value-added resources—improved retailer report cards, increased corporate efficiency, optimized freight, warehouse and storage costs, complete order to cash.

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The
Healthcare
Team
About
Emerson
Healthcare

Patrick Gibbons

Mr. Gibbons, Vice President of Operations, is one of the founding partners of the Emerson Group, joining the company in 1995. Prior to that, he was with Novartis and the Global Brand Manager for Sanofi-Aventis. He handles operations for Emerson Healthcare. He is a member of the CHPA Logistics Steering Committee and the OH Logistics Supplier Advisory Board. He works out of the Emerson Headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He holds a BBA from Temple University.

Susan Griffith

Ms. Griffith came to the Emerson Group in 2001. Before that, she was with IDS Scheer, an international software company where she was Executive Assistant to the CEO. She heads customer service and manages all client accounts. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Janet Balentine

Ms. Balentine has been with the Emerson Group since 2002. Before that, she was with a sales and marketing firm and in Main Line Health's accounting department for 11 years. She is the Sales Administrator and also manages collections for Emerson Healthcare. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Pat LaValley

Ms. LaValley has been with the Emerson Group since 2007. She is the Reverse Logistics Coordinator for Emerson Healthcare. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare Headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Anita Gallagher

Ms. Gallagher has been with us since 2009. Previously, she was a CPA with Laventhol and Horwath, Philadelphia National Bank and Rohm & Haas. She manages special projects including programming, problem resolution and process streamlining. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Christina Romberger

Ms. Romberger has been with the Emerson Group since 2010. Prior to that, she was an Executive Assistant to the Regional Vice President/Office Manager of Rite Aid Corporation. She is responsible for order resolution as a Customer Service Representative. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Julia Alexander

Ms. Alexander joined the Emerson Group in 2010. She manages order processing and works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Peg Nelson

Ms. Nelson has been with the Emerson Group since 2011. Prior to that, she was with Biffen Wealth Management and Weathervane Wealth Management where she was a Client Services Administrator. She manages product information/pricing and is responsible for processing cut and backorder reports. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Vicki DeStefano

Ms. DeStefano joined the company in 2011. Previously, she was with Towers Watson & IMS Health and Safeguard Business Systems. She is responsible for customer service and manages all client accounts. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Donna Smiley

Ms. Smiley joined us in 2011. Before that, she was with Human Capital Solutions and Spherical Concepts. She manages collections and deductions. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Maria Fiore

Ms. Fiore has been with the company since 2012. Prior to that, she was an allocator with Lechter's Housewares. She manages order processing. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Tammy Brendlinger

Ms. Brendlinger has been with the Emerson Group since 2012. Before that, she was with the Conestoga Telephone Company for 13 years. She manages non-invoice reporting, backorder clearance, commission entry, discontinued item processing, backorder reporting and invoicing backup. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Tamra Burtner

Ms. Burtner joined the company in 2012, bringing her experience as a Customer Service Representative with Ozburn-Hessey Logistics. She manages company logistics. She works out of the Ozburn-Hessey Logistics Headquarters in Plainfield, Indiana.

Rachel Serroni

Ms. Serroni joined the Emerson Group in 2012. Before that, she handled shipping, stock transfers, store installations and new product roll-out for Ann Taylor, The Gap and the Bombay Company. She is responsible for reverse logistics. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Pete Weinstein

Mr. Weinstein started with the Emerson Group in 2013. Prior to that he worked in the family footwear & apparel business as a manager. He has also worked in the Promotions Department at GlaxoSmithKline.

Julie Murphy

Ms. Murphy joined the Emerson Group in 2013. Prior to that, she was with Pep Boys providing EDI consulting and in Inventory Operations managing stock levels. Before that she was Director of Client Services for a B2G firm providing EDI and Value Added Services to Department of Defense suppliers. She is responsible for order processing and EDI issue analysis. She works out of the Emerson Healthcare offices in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Emerson Marketing

Our team is passionate about making lasting connections between your brands and your target consumer. We partner with industry-leading experts in brand building to deliver Fortune 5 marketing with the efficiency and nimbleness of an entrepreneurial venture. Our link to data and shopper insights keep us at the forefront of category trends and the latest shopper behaviors. And, with the efficiencies of a $1 billion portfolio, we continuously improve your brand's ROI.

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The
Marketing
Team
About
Emerson
Marketing

Matthew Poli

Mr. Poli joined the Emerson Group in 2010. Prior to that, he was with Johnson & Johnson for 17 years managing brands including Tylenol, Precise, Children's Tylenol and Motrin and led the Upper Respiratory team at Walmart. Mr. Poli heads Emerson Marketing. He serves on the CHPA Retail Liason Committee, on the Rite Aid Supplier Advisory Board and as an advisor to Snip Snap, a digital couponing start-up. He works out of the Emerson Marketing office in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He holds an MBA from Villanova University.

Mark Schumacher

Mr. Schumacher began with the Emerson Group in 2011. Prior to joining the Emerson Group, he was a Category Manager at Duane Reade. His responsibilities are shopper insight analytics and category development. He works out of the Emerson Marketing office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Michele Muhammad

Ms. Muhammad started with the Emerson Group in 2012. Previously, she was with Johnson & Johnson where she managed brands across several categories including baby, skin, women's personal care and oral health. She is responsible for consumer insights and developing marketing plans. She works out of the Emerson Marketing office in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Michele holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Kyle Nickel

In Memory 11/7/85 - 6/23/14

Kyle was a member of our marketing team. He was a special person and we loved him.

Michael Manwaring

Mr. Manwaring came to the Emerson Group in 2012. He is a Marketing Assistant with experience in finance, advertising and marketing. He works out of the Emerson Marketing office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Dottie Vernimb

Ms. Vernimb joined us in 2012. Her 20+ sales, consumer and professional marketing and advertising experience spans categories including dental, internal analgesics, cough/cold, hair, household and baby. She works out of Parsippany, New Jersey.

Samantha Reyes

Ms. Reyes has been with the Emerson Group since 2012. She is a Sales Platform Manager for Emerson Marketing. Prior to the Emerson Group, she spent 8 years in various sales and category management positions with Johnson & Johnson and IRI. Her last position was as a Senior Business Development Manager on Sam's Club, managing a diverse product portfolio, including Zyrtec, Tylenol and Band-Aid. She works out of the Emerson Marketing office in Wayne, Pennsylvania. She holds an MBA from Northeastern University.

Kim Nease

Ms. Nease started with the Emerson Group in 2005, and transitioned to Emerson Marketing in January 2014. She leads point of sale and syndicated data insights management as well as leads category management and brand analytics. She works out of the Emerson Headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Jamie Davis

Mr. Davis started with the Emerson Group in 1996. Prior to joining the Emerson Group, he was a principle with the Philadelphia Creative Workshop, a full service advertising agency serving Fortune 100 clients worldwide. His responsibility is the coordination and execution of Emerson and Emerson client graphics. He works out of the Emerson Group Headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He holds an MA from Bucknell University.

Dave Fox Jr

Mr. Fox joined the Emerson Group in 2014 after serving as an intern. He is a recent graduate of St. Joseph University, graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He works out of the Emerson Marketing headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and is responsible for POS reporting, IRI sorting and analysis.

Natalie Hodgman

Ms. Hodgman joined the Emerson Group in 2014. Previously, she managed the sales analytical work for American Hearing Aid Associates and product marketing analysis for Cardinal Health. She is responsible for shopper insights and works out of the Emerson Marketing office in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Emily Oliver

Ms. Oliver joined the Emerson Group in 2014 after serving as an intern. She is a recent graduate of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, where she graduated with a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Psychology. She works with the Emerson Marketing team in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and is responsible for sales communications and POS reporting.

Emerson Consulting

Our team specializes in strategic planning, category assessments, due diligence, acquisition and feasibility studies. We bring years of manufacturer and retail industry experience, along with expert analysis of the latest data and research, to help you develop the most effective, actionable plans and maximize your chances of success in the highly competitive retail arena.

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The
Consulting
Team
About
Emerson
Consulting

Diane Manwaring

Ms. Manwaring joined the Emerson Group in 2012. Prior to that, she was President of Lansinoh Laboratories. Ms. Manwaring brings more than 30 years experience in the industry, ranging from Fortune 100 companies to small and mid-size brands to start-ups. She heads Emerson Consulting, providing strategic planning, category assessments, due diligence, acquisition and feasibility studies. She works out of the Emerson Group Headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Paul Margeson

Mr. Margeson started with the Emerson Group in 2012. Previously, he was a Category Manager with Rite Aid for 12 years, and Pathmark for 21 years. He brings his years of experience on the retail side to provide strategic planning and category assessments for Emerson Consulting clients. He works out of the Emerson Group Headquarters in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

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Our Offices

We have a presence near the customer and make investments in the communities in which we do business.

    WAYNE, PENNSYLVANIA

  • Emerson Group Headquarters
    Emerson Healthcare Emerson Group Headquarters Emerson Marketing

    BENTONVILLE,
    ARKANSAS

  • Emerson Group Walmart Office

    Emerson Group Walmart Office

    DEERFIELD, ILLINOIS

  • Emerson Group Walgreens Office

    Emerson Group Walgreens Office

    PLAINFIELD, INDIANA

  • Emerson Healthcare OHL Warehouse

    Emerson Healthcare OHL Warehouse

    WOONSOCKET,
    RHODE ISLAND

  • Emerson Group CVS Office

    Emerson Group CVS Office

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Scott R. Emerson

S. Emerson Group

Rick Wellinger

President
Emerson Group

Ed Morgan

Executive Vice President

Patrick Gibbons

Vice President
Emerson Healthcare

Matthew Poli

Vice President
Emerson Marketing

Diane Manwaring

President
Emerson Consulting

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