Earth Fare and FreshPack Produce Vet Wade Pruter Joins Resource Group Solutions
BROOKFIELD, IL - It looks to be an exciting year for Resource Group Solutions as the company welcomes a familiar face into the company fold with the addition of Wade Pruter as Account Executive. Bringing experience from both the retail- and supply-sides of the industry, Wade offers a unique perspective which he will utilize to help manage, support, and grow customer accounts and programs.
“What really drew me to this company is the idea that Resource Group is building a team with experience from all sides of the industry,” Wade tells me as we discuss where he sees the value of the company. “Resource Group allows me to share my passion and knowledge of organics while continuing to learn and grow from the rest of the team and their experiences. We’re all here for one purpose and that’s to help our customers drive sales.”
Resource Group’s mission is to build a better local and organic food business for clients, that improves upon existing infrastructure to provide opportunities for those who produce responsibly. The company considers its vision as a long-term solution to bring the very best produce and proteins to market.
“We are extremely excited to have Wade on-board with our Resource Group team,” President Pat Bayor shares with me, as we discuss the growing program. “He brings a wealth of knowledge, skill, and talent to our team.”
From Director of Produce at Earth Fare to Account Executive for the Midwest for FreshPack Produce, Wade’s insights are far and wide. Currently, Wade is working with the independent retailers to elevate their local and organic programs.
“I think we all wear many hats,” he notes, reflecting on the need to be versatile, “from taking on special projects to taking orders. We all help where is the need is evident.”
Whether that is building local programs, putting together ads, assisting with holiday planning…Resource Group’s support is tailored to its client’s business model and goals for growth.
“We treat our customers the same whether you have 30 stores or you’re a Mom and Pop operation. They are all important to us and we treat them all like family. We’re not just here to supply organic produce; we’re in it help everybody be competitive, grow, and be successful,” Wade shares.
Congratulations, Wade, on this new position with Resource Group Solutions, and to the company on this next phase of growth.