Our People

RecorGroup's people are trusted and have built strong relationships in our industry which is why it all works.

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What Makes Us Different

We are a group of high-integrity, fun and actionable people who come to work every day to solve problems. It is our job is to foster and grow long-lasting relationships between clients and customers. Our passion is real, and our “can do” attitudes get results.

The RecorGroup Team

Mark Verrinder

Managing Partner

Mark is a sales expert in consumer-package goods with 38+ years of sales and marketing experience. Mark and his wife Anna have been married for 35 years and have three children. In his free time, Mark enjoys golf and relaxing at their vacation home in Sun Valley.

Jon Bunten

Managing Partner

Jon has a well-rounded background in consumer-packaged goods with top tier manufacturers and experience in finance, trade marketing and sales. He holds a bachelors degree in Business, Finance from The College of Idaho. Jon and his wife Natasha reside in Eagle, ID and have been married for 14 years and have three young boys. He is an avid cyclist and runner and enjoys spending time with his family in the outdoors.

Bryan Burks

Partner, VP Sales & Operations

Bryan has been in the brokerage industry for nine years. He holds his bachelors degree in Business Economics from Long Beach State. Bryan and his wife Brittany have been married for two years. He enjoys playing golf and traveling the world in his free time.

Taylor Clute

Director, GM/HBC

Taylor has broad experience in the CPG industry. He attended California State University Long Beach where he received his bachelor's degree in History. In his free time Taylor enjoys sports, music and being active.

Steve O'Halloran

Business Manager

Steve has over 40 years in the consumer goods industry. He began his career with the Safeway Portland division in 1976. Steve enjoys family vacations with his wife, three daughters and new grandson. He is a native Oregonian and enjoys various outdoor activities.

Julie Waters

Business Manager

Julie has over ten years in the consumer goods brokerage industry and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management & Operations from Arizona State University. Julie enjoys running, paddle boarding and taking advantage of living in beautiful Boise.

Emily Hamilton

Business Manager

Emily grew up in the banking industry where she started her career before coming to RecorGroup. She earned bachelors degrees in Business Administration, Finance & Marketing from The College of Idaho. Emily is passionate about travel and experiencing cultures around the world.

Geza Privari

Business Manager

Geza has over 20 years of sales experience, primarily working on the DSD side of both grocery and c-store channels. He holds an Industrial Technology degree from California Polytechnic University. In his free time, Geza enjoys Idaho's great outdoors; hiking, fishing, wake-surfing, and family fun.

Michele Lauer

Director of Analytics

Michele's background is in the CPG industry with over ten years of experience in category management, shopper marketing, customer strategy and market research. She holds degrees in Marketing & Spanish from the University of Idaho. Michele enjoys running, mountain biking, skiing and enjoying Idaho's outdoors.

Matt Pillott

Analytics Manager

Matt has over eight years of experience in the consumer goods brokerage industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in Finance & Marketing from Boise State University. In his free time Matt enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and kayaking.

Melinda Wudarcki

Director of Sales Operations

Melinda has over 12 years in the consumer goods brokerage industry. She earned her bachelors degree in Business Administration, Marketing from Boise State University. Melinda enjoys the outdoors, whether it’s camping, hiking, or at the ball fields supporting her two boys.

Debra Oliver

Sales Operations Specialist

Debra has over 5 years of experience in the consumer goods brokerage industry. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Boise State University. Debra enjoys the outdoors, spending time with family, good food and wine with friends, and working out.

Jessie Styles

Sales Operations Specialist

Jessie was born and raised in Pleasanton, CA. She moved to Idaho to attend Boise State University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in Communication. Jessie loves exploring the Idaho mountains and takes any opportunity to go fishing and camping.

Hali Carson

Sales Operations Specialist

Hali is a Boise native and earned her bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice at Boise State University. Prior to coming to RecorGroup, Hali worked for a local law firm. She enjoys DIY projects and playing softball in her free time.

Jordan Hogan

Sales Operations Specialist

Jordan joined RecorGroup after eight years with Albertsons Companies where he held roles in store level operations and corporate merchandising. He holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from Boise State University. When Jordan is not working, you can likely find him at the local arena catching a hockey game.

Our Culture & Values 

Our team is comprised of hand-picked, high integrity and results-driven experts with experience in diverse manufacturing and brokerage industries. Our culture and values are derived by our “Rules of the Game” – being trustworthy, consistent, accountable, proactive and providing the expertise to our clients. These core values drives our team along with our shared fierce, competitive and entrepreneurial spirit. We truly enjoy what we do and have fun every step of the way.

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