Chex Personnel Updates

Jacqueline A. Kalina, Chex’s Director, Supplier Relationships and Category Management recently informed of the hiring of Sarah Crespo as a new Category Manager and the promotion of Caryn Swenson to Associate Category Manager.

Sarah most recently held the position of Category Manager with WB Mason for the last five years. She has additional experience in the brick and mortar retail sector, focusing on customer service, sales, consumer relations, advertising, and merchandising. Sarah has a strong passion for vendor growth and category management.

She loves building deep partnerships and analytics to develop category strategies and drive positive change by leveraging insights, market data and competitive research. She is excited to bring her experience to Chex Finer Foods with a goal of growing her categories. Sarah will be handling the following categories:

  • Beverages
  • Water, Juice, Mixers, Soda, Functional, Tea, Coffee, Cocoa, and Single Serve
  • Candy and Confections/Bulk
  • Non-Foods

Caryn Swenson, who has been such a key member of their team for the last year, has been promoted to Associate Category Manager and will be focusing on supporting the above categories/your brands moving forward.

Contact PRESENCE Distributor Account Executive Adam Yomtov at if you are interested in doing business with Chex.