Parker’s, one of the nation’s leading foodservice and convenience store companies, recently promoted Controller Keith Saltzman to Director of Finance. In his new position, Saltzman is responsible for leading the award-winning company’s accounting team, developing budgets, innovating processes for efficiency and sharing financial data with the executive team to assist in decision making.
“Keith has done an excellent job managing our financial strategy and operations at Parker’s, which has helped us grow in smart, sustainable ways,” said Parker’s CEO Greg Parker. “I have every confidence that he will excel in his new position as we prepare to expand into new markets in 2019 and beyond.”
Before joining Parker’s as Controller in 2017, Saltzman served as the Chief Financial Officer and Controller for JD Byrider and CNAC in Savannah, Ga. During his tenure with the company, Saltzman excelled at cash management, inventory oversight, monitoring receivables, vendor relationships, accounts payable, bank reconciliation, collections management, payroll, financial reporting and audit management.
Over the years, he also served as a General Manager, Branch Finance Manager, National Consumer Affairs Case Manager and Funding Department Representative at JD Byrider and CNAC.
Originally from Indiana, Saltzman earned a B.S. Finance and Accounting from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and currently resides in Savannah. A former Sergeant, Surveillance Officer and Operations Crew Chief in the U.S. Marine Corps, he earned a Joint Service Commendation Medal and served a tour of Afghanistan in 2003.
Founded in 1976, Parker’s was recently honored as the 2018 Convenience Foodservice Leader of the Year by Convenience Store News. The company has earned accolades for its new Parker’s Rewards loyalty program, award-winning Fueling the Community charitable initiative, innovative mobile app and acclaimed PumpPal program, which has saved customers more than $10 million since its inception.