Meet the Team

 

Pat Fischer  |  Principle/Outside Sales

Pat specializes in beverage systems and bar design, as well as dealer and consultant relations.  After receiving his B.S. from Grand Valley State University in 1976, Pat began working in the beverage industry in 1977 and soon became a self-taught beer system engineer.  In 1988 Pat Fischer & Associates was established when he became the representative for the Perlick Corporation.  In 2006 the name would change to the PFA Group, and ultimately became Premier Marketing Group in 2011 when Pat merged with Peter Belanger combining bar/beverage equipment with foodservice equipment.  Pat served on the MAFSI Board of Directors for six years and is a CPMR (2002).  Pat has worked on large projects throughout the country including Lambeau Field (Green Bay, WI), Bank of America Stadium-Home of the Carolina Panthers (Charlotte, NC) and Madison Square Garden (New York, NY).​

 

John Molhoek  |  Principle/Outside Sales

John specializes in strategic planning, business development, account management, and customer service. He joined Premier Marketing Group in 2015 when GMD Foodservice Marketing merged with Premier Marketing Group. John started in the Foodservice business in 1998 when he purchased Western Michigan Distributors, a distributor of foodservice equipment. Prior to that John worked for a sales and engineering firm in the automotive industry. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing.

 

Jared Miller  |  Corporate Chef / Director of End User Relations

Jared focuses his time on demoing equipment and using his experience in the kitchen to help the end user’s select the best piece of equipment for their needs. He joined Premier Marketing Group in 2016. Jared started in the foodservice business 20 years ago as Sous Chef in Banquets & Catering at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. Most recently he worked for The Gilmore Collection as Executive Chef. The Gilmore Collection is a collection of 16 different restaurants, that include The BOB, Roses, Blue Water Grill, The Kirby House, Bostwick Lake Inn, and Flat River Grill.

 

Marty Crowe  |  Sales Executive

Marty is an account executive calling on selected key dealers, consultants, and end users in Western Michigan. He joined Premier Marketing Group 2015 when GMD merged with PMG Marty started in the Foodservice business in 1980 working for Food Equipment Manufacturers such as Bastian Blessing and Franke Contract Group as Regional Sales Manager, then Director of Marketing. After leaving the manufacturing side he started Advantage Marketing a foodservice equipment rep firm. He worked there for 10 years as a principle until he sold to GMD in 2004.

 

Blake McCauley  |  Outside Sales Executive

Blake is an account executive calling on dealers, consultants, and endusres in Eastern Michigan. Blake specializes in refrigeration. He joined Premier Marketing Group in 2015 when GMD Foodservice Marketing merged with PMG. Blake started in the Foodservice Industry in 1992 with Young Supply Company and then joined GMD Foodservice Marketing in 1999.

 

Patrick S. Fischer  |  Outside Sales Executive

Patrick specializes in bar/beverage equipment as well as dealer and consultant relations. After receiving his B.A. from the University of Colorado (2005), Patrick became a Perlick certified draft beer technician and officially joined the PFA Group in 2007. In 2015 Patrick spearheaded the opening of Premier Marketing’s Indianapolis location and was responsible for growing the Indiana market. Patrick has served on the MAFSI Board of Directors for three years and he is a Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representative (2011).

 

Eric Britton  |  Project Manager – Beverage  

Eric concentrates on beverage systems. He joined Premier Marketing Group in 2017 after receiving his B.F.A from Kendall College (2008). Eric joined Complete Beverage Resource as a Perlick certified draft beer technician (2012), and was promoted to project manager overseeing all installations, maintenance and service (2015).

 

Angela Holton  |  Project Estimator  

Joined Premier Marketing Group 2015 when GMD Foodservice Marketing merged with PMG. Angela started in the Foodservice business in 2005 as general office help and accounts receivable at GMD. Through her general office duties, Angela found a knack for bidding projects which then became her main focus.

 

Mary Pindar  |  Inside Sales / Customer Service​

Mary concentrates on quoting, project bidding and customer relations. She started in the Foodservice Industry with Pat Fischer & Associates at its establishment in 1988. She maintains her career with Premier Marketing Group (2011) as inside sales and customer service.

 

Joni Styf  |  Inside Sales/Customer Service  

Joni concentrates on quoting, project bidding and customer relations. She has been in the Foodservice business for over 20 years starting with Pat Fischer & Associates. She maintains her career with Premier Marketing Group (2011) as inside sales and customer service.