Hamacher Resource Group’s Ownership Team Expands

February 2, 2016By News


Waukesha, Wisconsin – February 2, 2016 – Hamacher Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) is announcing that product research and analysis manager, Sean Grudzinski, and software and web development lead, Shawn Theesfeld, have joined the company’s ownership team. Their addition brings the total number of employee owners to eight.

Grudzinski will be celebrating 20 years this month with the company, having joined in 1996. He manages the product research and analysis team, overseeing the collection and classification of product attribute data, as well as setting the strategy and standards for HRG’s master item database. Grudzinski helps lead the new product assessment team and is an integral member of the TEMPS® group, who meet regularly to discuss the direction of this core HRG program. He works directly with customers to manage various pricing and product-focused consulting projects from inception to implementation. Grudzinski stated, “I am extremely excited about joining the ownership team. They have been my mentors and now I have the opportunity of working side-by-side with them to continue the growth and success of HRG. We’re a company of innovators and problem-solvers and I’m looking forward to our next chapters.”

“Sean has been an exemplary role model within the organization and among our clients. His experience and drive has helped us to deliver innovative, best-in-class services to our clients,” said HRG vice president and member of the owners group, Dave Wendland.

Theesfeld was hired in 2007 to lead HRG’s software and web development team. He helps develop, maintain and support internal and external applications. His skills span desktop, mobile, and web development platforms and programs. Theesfeld is also involved with client projects offering both strategic and technical solutions to ensure HRG delivers to client specifications. “I’m very excited about the growth we’ve been experiencing as we’ve expanded our partnerships and service offerings,” said Theesfeld. “We are reinvesting in research and development which will benefit our partners and associates alike. I’m looking forward to being a part of the leadership team as we position HRG for sustained long-term growth and opportunities in existing and new markets.”

“Shawn balances his love of technology with a deep understanding of client needs from both a business and technical standpoint which results in superior solutions for many of our accounts,” commented HRG president and leader of the owner’s group, Dawn Vogelsang.

HRG owners are actively involved in day-to-day business operations. Recognizing the need to evolve and solidify a leadership plan for the future, the ownership group collaborated to identify associates with the skills, knowledge, and traits that embody HRG corporate values. Vogelsang added, “Both Sean and Shawn are inventive, have a passion for the industry, and embrace our culture. We feel these characteristics are critical to our long-term success. I am proud to welcome them to our ownership team.”

The new ownership structure enables the company to continue to expand and advance its solution set, while, at the same time ensuring the firm will remain focused on its core mission: to assist clients in the retail consumer healthcare supply chain achieve their goals.

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