Tim Valdez - President
Thirty-nine years in the Grocery CPG industry with assignments in major grocery markets in Texas, Colorado, Washington state and California. National in scope from a management perspective. Vice President of Cold Front Distribution 2009 to 2013. Prior industry experience as National Sales Director - Safeway for Nestle/Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream , Regional management positions with Nestle in Finance and Marketing and as District Manager. Prior to Nestle , Zone Sales Manager for Keebler Cookie Company.
Kevin Hocum - CFO & GM
Kevin is a 35 year veteran of business and finance having spent time as CFO, Controller and General Manager with various companies, in a number of industries. He is fully trained on a variety of financial databases as well as other key financial tools highly recognized within the industry. His years of experience in finance, business and operations management, are critical to helping Cold Front/CF Heller build a stronger, more diverse business model.
Bill Simone - Division Manager
Bill has over 30 years of experience in the retail grocery industry with broad knowledge across a number of businesses and geographies. The majority of his career was with Dreyer’s Ice Cream managing operations in both Northern California and Southern California. He also spent time with Red Bull Beverages and Youngs Market Co., Distributor of fine wine and spirits.
Bob Hill - Sales Manager Rocky Mountain
Cold Front Sales Manager since 2000. Over thirteen years prior grocery DSD experience with Nestle/Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream in Category Management (OPTURA, SCOP), Account Executive, Food Service and Route Sales Representative.
Mike Green - Sales Manager
Account Executive Cold Front Distribution (12 Years), Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream (10 Years): Senior Zone Manager, Special Events, National Trainer, Route Sales.