At Utz Quality Foods, Tullis oversees emerging channels as well as international and private-brand sales for the 100-year-old company’s diverse brand portfolio. He began his career with Utz in June 2009 as VP of national brands, and the following year he was promoted to VP of corporate brands, in which role he had responsibility for all marketing and branding activities, also handling retail, e-commerce and customer care functions. Before joining Utz, Tullis spent more than 15 years with Bentonville, Ark.-based Walmart and Sam’s Club, where he worked as a buyer in the snack category and rose to the position of director of regional merchandising.
Wormleysburg, Pa.-based PFMA, a statewide trade association, advocates the views of 800-plus convenience stores, supermarkets, independent grocers, wholesalers and consumer product vendors. PFMA members operate more than 4,000 stores and employ more than 250,000 Pennsylvania residents.
C&S services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,700 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with 137,000-plus products. The company is No. 16 on The PG 100, Progressive Grocer’s 2021 list of the top retailers of food and consumables in North America.UNFI delivers a wide variety of products to customer locations throughout North America, including natural product superstores, independent retailers, conventional supermarket chains, e-commerce retailers and foodservice customers. The largest publicly traded grocery distributor in America, the company is No. 47 on The PG 100. Walmart operates about 10.500 stores under 48 banners in 24 countries, and e-commerce websites, employing 2.2 million-plus associates worldwide. Walmart U.S. is No. 1 on PG’s list, while Walmart-owned Sam’s Club ranks ninth.