Bartell Drugs appoints Adam Wampler as new SVP of Operations

SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Bartell Drugs, the country’s largest and oldest family owned pharmacy, announced that it has hired Adam Wampler as new Senior Vice President of Operations.

Wampler has over 30 years of experience working with Safeway, and the Safeway/Albertsons organization. In his most recent position as its Northern California Senior Vice President of Operations, Wampler was responsible for profitability, store conditions, diversity, and employee development across Safeway/Albertson’s 283 stores in three states. He also held leadership roles in marketing execution, store design, and store layout.

“Adam’s experience in grocery and retail are a great fit for Bartell Drugs,” said Bartell’s CEO, Kathi Lentzsch. “His focus on delivering an exceptional store experience through employee development and seamless operations will expand upon our famous Red Vest service.”

Bartell Drugs has been family owned since its inception in Seattle in 1890. Since then, it has led the way in convenient and friendly pharmacy and retail experiences for generations of Puget Sound customers. The company continues to base its business on providing a personalized shopping experience for the neighbors it serves in the King, Snohomish and Pierce Counties.

About Bartell Drugs:
Family-owned since 1890, Seattle-based Bartell Drugs is proud of its more than 128-year history based here in the Northwest. Four generations of the Bartell family have continuously focused on the future — and how the drugstore chain can better serve its customers. With exceptional customer service, locally made products and an emphasis on overall wellbeing, Bartell Drugs is here to help. Operating 67 locations in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties, it is the nation’s oldest family-owned drugstore chain.  For more information on Bartell Drugs, visit

Media Contact:

Ric Brewer
Senior Communications Manager
Bartell Drugs

Source: Bartell Drugs

CommerceHub announces promotion of Kathleen Conley to SVP of Operations

ALBANY, NY, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — CommerceHub (NASDAQ: CHUBA) (NASDAQ: CHUBK), a leading distributed commerce network for retailers and brands, today ( 08/02/17) announced the promotion of Kathleen Conley to Senior Vice President of Operations.

“Kathleen has delivered tremendous value leading our platform operations teams that support our growing network of over 10,000 customers — including some of the world’s largest retailers,” said Frank Poore, CommerceHub’s Founder and CEO. “She has advanced the scalability and efficiency of our operations into a competitive advantage in the market.”

Previously, Conley was Vice President of Operations, a role she held with the Company since 2014. In her new role, Ms. Conley will manage teams collectively responsible for product and services delivery, which includes platform on-boarding, customer service, product training, and other advisory services.

“Kathleen’s leadership and versatility are invaluable as we enter the next phase of CommerceHub’s story. Her promotion to Senior Vice President is a reflection of the confidence we have in her abilities, as well as CommerceHub’s continued growth,” added Mike Trimarchi, Chief Commercial Officer.

Prior to joining CommerceHub, Conley spent nine years directing Corporate Services at Albany-based Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan (CDPHP), eventually overseeing the entire project management office and implementation of other IT/development/technology initiatives as the department vice president.

Her 30+ year career spans a diverse portfolio of companies, including Bank of America, Viewlocity, Inc. (formerly SynQuest), Factory Automation & Computer Technologies, Inc. and Computer Integrated Modular Manufacturing (formerly Schlumberger). Throughout her career, Conley has led the development and implementation of enterprise-wide systems, instituted software development and quality assurance disciplines, and has been highly effective in developing product management disciplines to migrate organizations from customer-driven requests to market-driven releases. She received her MBA and BS in Computer & Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

“I look forward to expanding my contributions to CommerceHub’s mission and influencing our customers’ ability to compete in the highly competitive and evolving world of ecommerce,” said Conley.

About CommerceHub

CommerceHub is a distributed commerce network connecting supply, demand and delivery that helps retailers and brands increase sales by expanding product assortments, promoting products on the channels that perform, and enabling rapid, on-time customer delivery. With its robust platform and proven scalability, CommerceHub helped over 10,000 retailers, brands, and distributors achieve an estimated $13+ billion in Gross Merchandise Value in 2016.

Media Contact: 
Christina Mautz
(206) 832-3900

Source: CommerceHub