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Robert O'Rear

Business History
A 40+ year veteran in retail and consumer goods sales. Background is driven by experience from training positions all the way through President and Ownership of his own organization. While the vast majority of the experience is within the wholesale beer business (35 years) the balance and strength offered with in this background is solid.

EXPERIENCE

b2b Solutions, LLC, Lake Forest, Illinois (2007 - Present)
Full service consulting company for retailers and suppliers to retail firms.

CLASSIC CITY BEVERAGES, INC., Athens, Georgia (1991 - 2004)
Coors, Multi-branded beer wholesaler

President and Owner
Purchased company in 1991 with a market share of eight (8)% and annual volume of approximately 950,000 cases. Sold business in 2004 with a market share of 18% and a volume of approximately 1.5 million cases.

BUDWEISER OF GREENVILLE, Greenville, SC (1974 - 1991)
Anheuser - Busch Wholesaler

Vice President and General Manager

E. & J. GALLO WINERY, Modesto, CA (1967 - 1969)

Chain Headquarters Manager - Jacksonville, FL

LEVER BROTHERS COMPANY, New York, NY (1965 - 1967)

Sale Representative

EDUCATION
BS Petroleum Land Management, 1965
University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
South Carolina Petroleum Marketers Association
Georgia Association of Convenience Stores