Meet the Prime Distribution Services, An Ascent Global Logistics Company, Management Team
William S. Vechiarella
William is a highly motivated, goal oriented executive with multi-faceted background and global experience. Recognized as a results-oriented professional with strong leadership skills, a track record in turnarounds and business development, and commitment to profitable growth. William is an enthusiastic and detailed performer with an entrepreneurial spirit with an inclusive and motivational leadership style, focused on meeting and exceeding customers’ expectations, and people development.
Vice President Sales
Chris Moore brings to Prime extensive experience working with the Walmart and Sam’s Club supplier community providing the expertise and leadership to drive future growth across the retail consolidation segment of Ascent Global Logistics.
Chris’ primary responsibilities include managing and developing our Walmart and Sam’s Club consolidation business along with driving our diversification plan to build density with all other retail programs.
Sr. Director of Finance
Bob Helmer is a successful finance professional with over 20 years of experience in financial planning, analysis, reporting, and support for the entire corporate organization. Bob joined Prime Distribution in 1995 and provides a dedicated, detailed, and team oriented leadership that has been successful in driving results and growth. Focused on providing financial growth and support for all levels of the company and with customers utilizing extensive industry knowledge and business acumen across all functional areas.
Director of Transportation
Chuck Hargis has been directing Transportation activities for 20 plus years. His experience with Multi Site Distribution and Multi-Mode Transportation gives him the experience needed to excel in the role of Director of Transportation. Chuck comes to Prime after spending the past 10 years in the same role for Home Direct USA where he directed the US and Canada Linehaul system.
Chuck brings firsthand experience in the Retail arena having put together ecommerce solutions for Target, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Costco, Amazon, QVC and other national retailers. Chuck will also direct the Customer Service and Key Account Management team. These departmental goals are to provide an enjoyable customer experience daily. Chuck is customer driven and is committed to their success.
David P. Bridger
Director of Operations
David Bridger is no stranger to 3PL warehousing having spent 20 years perfecting his craft at various levels in the warehouse industry. Prior to starting with Prime Distribution Services, Inc. in September 2016, David worked 17 years with Americold Logistics. In his role there, he was responsible for business turn around, Repairing Customer Relations, Warehousing Managing, Automation Controls as well as various other positions.
David’s primary role as Director of Operations is to instill a culture change and drive warehouse confidence and profitability. David is detail oriented and has a management style of mentoring and developing people to be best in class. David works with both warehouse staff and customers to exceed customer service and drive to the customer experience.
Director, Information Technology
Jeff Edgerton is a successful Information Technology executive with cross functional business acumen and applied expertise in information technology and business operations. Jeff joined Prime Distribution in 2013 bringing a wide range of experience leading customer-driven IT operations and recognized success developing and managing IT infrastructure initiatives, financial and reporting systems, web based business applications, and ecommerce solutions.