COLORADO/WYOMING SALES TEAM
Rich O’Brien – Managing Partner
Rich has been repping foodservice manufacturers since 1989 when he worked for his Dad’s firm in Kansas City. He has always loved this industry and is thrilled to now have the opportunity to run an agency with the most talented team in foodservice history. In his spare time, he loves skiing and spending time with his kids.
Howard Lewis – Outside Sales/Culinary
Howard began his foodservice career over thirty years ago when he was cooking at some of the most recognized restaurants in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. He later became an equipment specialist for a large dealer in New Mexico and then found success in sales. In 2010, he joined Elevation Foodservice Reps as the company’s first territory manager and now works as the director of culinary at the home office in Denver. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, cooking for friends and family, hiking, and exploring Colorado with his family.
Calina Hilyard – Outside Sales/Healthcare
Calina specializes in representing foodservice equipment in the hospitality and healthcare industries. When not working, she likes to be outdoors, travels to distant lands, and concerts at Red Rocks.
Katherine Young – Outside Sales
Katherine has been in the foodservice industry for over 20 years and has worked for several top manufactures and dealers. She spent the past 2 years as a real estate agent but her love for this industry pulled her back in. In her spare time, she can be found cheering her boys on at their sporting events, skiing or having a glass of wine with friends.