Ron Fischer, President
Ron’s primary responsibility is to oversee the operation and lend support where needed. He started RPR in June of 1994.
Brief Background – Ron left Unilever after 14 years of service, holding management positions as Plant Comptroller, Manager of Promotional Payments and Deductions and Manager of Coupon Operations. He was chairman of the Unilever Coupon Committee and represented industry groups such as the ABC Audit Bureau, ACP, CIC, and FIAE. At RPR, Ron has consulted for many companies such as Ocean Spray, Kimberly-Clark and First Data. For the ACP, Ron has served on the Board since 1995, as Past President from 2003-2005, and currently Chairs the Guidelines Committee.
Larry McCurry, VP Business Strategy
Larry’s primary responsibilities are finding and assisting with business opportunities. A prime example is when Larry brought Jim Keller aboard. Larry has been working with RPR since 2006 when RPR was transitioning from Deduction Management to Retail Services.
Brief Background – Larry retired from Unilever after 30 years of service, holding executive sales and operation positions at both the National and Corporate levels. He has held many industry board seats such as the FIAE and NGA’s National Scholarship Program. In addition he has serve on the boards and been a guest lecturer for the Universities of Arizona State, Minnesota, and Western Michigan. A complete bio is available upon request.
Jim Keller, Project Consultant
Jim has retired as VP of Sales to spend time with his family. He has agreed to assist with special projects.
Brief Background – Jim had a 33-year career with Kraft / General Foods holding executive sales and operation positions. He co-chaired the Joint Industry Coupon Committee with Danny Wegman. After retirement, Jim has remained active in the industry working with Catalina Marketing and is on the Board of Trustees for Food For All/ Making Change. Jim joined RPR’s team in April 2014 to sell our services to Retailer Chains and State Associations. A complete bio is available upon request.
Sandi Kleemann, VP Business Development
Sandi’s primary responsibility is to sell our Traditional, Digital/Mobile, and Proximity Marketing Services to Retailer Chains and Convenience Stores.
Brief Background – Upon graduating from college, Sandi was hired by Quaker and held many positions in sales and marketing including being in charge of their in-house coupon redemption. She represented Quaker at the ACP, FIAE and JICC. Sandi left Quaker to start up Lees Marketing Services, which processed rebates and coupons for over 120 Mfrs. In 2003 she sold her interest in Lees and consulted for many start-up companies. Sandi joined RPR’s team in March 2015. A complete bio is available upon request.
Brian Stefanski, IT Director
Brian has joined RPR as IT Director to continue the development of our business systems and FACTS™.
Brief Background – Brian has spent the last 30 years in the technology field. 14 of those years were in the coupon industry working with Sandi Kleemann at Lees Marketing Services. Some of his other experiences have included creating order entry and rebate systems for a large hardware chain as well as developing survey and reporting systems for companies like McDonalds.
Andrea Setliff, Director of Operations
Andrea’s primary responsibilities are managing systems, importing weekly processing files, reconciling receivables, and managing weekly retailer payments. Andrea joined RPR in June 2008 as a hourly employee and promoted to Director in 2010. Andrea has attended ACP Conferences and has her certificate from APC’s Couponing 101/102.
Donna Francomacaro, Director Client Services for Traditional and Digital Coupons
Donna started with RPR as a part-timer in May 2012 and promoted full-time in September 2015. She provides excellent service to our clients and support to RPR. As RPR continues to grow we need her continued support and guidance.
Monika Janicki, Administrative Assistant
Monika’s primary responsibility is to collect outstanding invoices from Manufacturers and/or their Agents and to post counterfeit alerts to our website. She performs these duties remotely. Monika was our Client Services Rep. but she relocated due to her husband’s job. Monika joined RPR in August 2010.
Patricia (Trish) Cunningham, Administrative Assistant
Trish joined RPR’s staff in mid-July 2016 with 36 years of small business management experience. Her responsibilities include recording and organization of data, contacting our retailers, as well as potential customers, plus other support. Trish stated, “Being part of the RPR ambitious, capable, eager-to-please team is a delight for her!”
RPR’s Executive Board
currently consists of Ron, Larry, Jim, Sandi and Brian. The purpose of the board is to review new services and consulting opportunities.