Our Team Members

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David Griffin

VP of Equipment, Energy, Contract Services & Building Materials

David joined QSCC in 2016 to lead purchasing initiatives in the areas of Kitchen Equipment and Building Design. He and his team are responsible for the strategic sourcing of non-food & packaging related goods and services needed to support Wendy’s franchisees in today’s competitive QSR environment.

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John Mulvihill

Sr. Director - Supply Chain Management

As part of the QSCC Canada team, John supports Wendy’s Restaurants of Canada by assuring supply requirements and achieving operational and cost efficiencies. He is passionate about responsible procurement and quality-controlled manufacturing and distribution.

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Laurie Calpin

EVP, Finance and CFO

Laurie joined QSCC in 2011 as Vice President, Finance and Controller. She currently holds the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, overseeing all financial aspects of the co-op.

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Eddie Phillips

SVP of Information Systems

Eddie Phillips joined QSCC in June 2012. He and his team are responsible for ensuring visibility to critical supply chain data for QSCC associates, The Wendy’s Company, and QSCC trading partners in the U.S. and Canada.

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Josh Sell

EVP, Chief Supply Chain Officer

Josh oversees the teams responsible for QSCC procurement in the United States as well as distribution, logistics, commodity risk management, industry affairs, supply chain analysis and pricing coordination for Wendy’s restaurants in North America.

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Pete Suerken

President & CEO

Pete brings a wealth of supply chain and restaurant leadership experience to Wendy’s Quality Supply Chain Co-op. His career accomplishments include driving supply chain, strategic sourcing, procurement, distribution logistics, commodity management and business transformation operations for large enterprise corporations.

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Gail Venrick

VP of Non-Protein Foods & Packaging

Gail is dedicated to providing value for QSCC’s members—Wendy’s franchisees. The team she leads is committed to assuring supply, at the most efficient cost; sourcing quality products, while adhering to specifications; and driving innovative purchasing strategies without compromising the Wendy’s brand or quality standards.

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Krista Pohlman

VP of Program Management

For Krista, Program Management’s mission is to provide seamless and uninterrupted product supply for new menu items tested, launched, and promoted by Wendy’s.