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  • Professional sales team of 6 people servicing 14 states

  • Monthly/quarterly sales calls to ALL dealers in the Midwest

  • Work with all distributor sales people monthly

  • Distributor Sales Force meeting representation

  • Distributor Inside and Outside Sales Blitzes

  • Everyday detailing of the independent pet stores

  • Customized dealer order forms

  • Custom mailings to all customers

  • Email blasts to all of your buyers

  • Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Someone for your customers to go to without interrupting your busy schedule

  • Full time office staff

  • Teamwork - we work with you to ensure you have your best foot forward at all times

  • 6 minds instead of 1---new ideas, new perspective

  • Over 100 years combined experience in the pet industry

  • Quarterly training meetings for our employees to maintain and expand our knowledge and professionalism

Our Staff

  • Principal

    Suzan Lake Nobis

    Senior Territory Manager
    A graduate in Journalism from The Ohio State University; Suzan joined Nobis Sales & Marketing in 1989. Formerly with Verco Industries, a Columbus-based pet wholesaler, Suzan has over 34 years’ experience in the pet industry at both retail and distributor levels. She is responsible for calling on distributors and working with their salespeople in Ohio, Michigan, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. She works closely with Pet Supplies “Plus”, ASC Wholesome, BCI-Midwest, Wolverton Phillips, Petland, and other accounts. Other duties include coordinating distributor Open Houses, distributor and vendor follow up, customer service and overall office administration. Suzan also functions as Sales Manager, communicating new item information, placement and other details to the other Nobis employees and our distributors. She schedules and executes distributor mailings, email blasts and promotions.

  • Principal

    Bryan Beyland

    Director of Marketing
    Bryan graduated from Wright State University with a degree in Business Management. He received his MBA at the University of Dayton. Prior to joining Nobis Sales and Marketing in 2000, Bryan had previous experience as a buyer for two and a half years with the mail order catalog Pet Warehouse. He also has eight years’ experience in retail management with a pet chain in Dayton, Ohio. One of his many duties includes dealing with distributors in Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, Wisconsin and southern Ohio. In addition, Bryan is the key contact for all catalog and mass accounts. He details pet stores with distributor salespeople, attends open houses and sales meetings, completes product surveys, compiles forecasts, and writes vendor reports.
  • Brian Tuchalski

    Territory Manager
    Brian comes to Nobis Sales and Marketing with strategic focus, vision, and mature judgment gained during a successful management career in the green (landscaping) industry for the past 16 years. Brian has a strong background in new business development, financial planning, budget analysis, account management, and communication. In Brian’s free time he enjoys spending time with his family and two young children. He has a passion for raising chickens. Brian works in the Chicago, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa areas.
  • Nichole Graham

    Field Sales Representative
    Nichole graduated from Kansas State University with a degree in Animal Sciences and Industry specializing in nutrition. Nichole has been in the pet food industry for over 10 years with experience in diet formulation, food safety / quality control, sales and pet retail store management. Previously, Nichole was an outside sales representative for Phillips in the Ohio/Pittsburgh market.  She has spent several years working with various companion animals and has a strong passion for the pet industry. In her personal time, she loves riding her horse and spending time with her dog.
  • Jason Lyons

    Field Sales Representative
    Jason graduated from Ferris State University with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing along with a degree in Professional Golf Management in 2006. He recently received his MBA in Management also from Ferris. Since graduation, Jason has been employed as an PGA Golf Professional in Long Island, NY and recently in Rochester, MI. Jason is excited to be a member of the Nobis Sales & Marketing team and looks forward to using his communication skills and his sales/marketing experience in this growing industry. Jason has always had a love for animals. In his idle time, he enjoys a round of golf now and then, playing hockey, and most of all spending time with his family and 4 year old daughter Nora.
  • Jacquelyne Postiy

    Office Manager
    Jacquelyne comes to Nobis with over 5 years’ experience in the Pet Industry working alongside distributors and vendors. She brings her knowledge of the manufacturing process, distribution, and sales analysis.
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