Meet the Executives
Milt Ackerman
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

With over 25 years of service at Nabisco, Milt held a management position in multiple classes of trade, calling on traditional grocery retailers, drug stores, convenience stores, mass merchandisers, and club stores. Shortly after the birth of DeCA, Milt assumed responsibility for the military resale class of trade.

After the merger of Nabisco and Kraft, Milt saw an opportunity to become an entrepreneur and founded Military Resale Solutions alongside three of his children. The overarching philosophy driving growth for Military Resale Solutions Inc. is “The world is changing very fast. Big will not beat small anymore. It will be the fast beating the slow.” (Rupert Murdoch)

Amy Ackerman
Chief Officer of Sales & Marketing

Amy brings to Military Resale Solutions 15 years of specialized expertise in the military resale industry comprised of sales and marketing strategy, business development, and statistical analysis. Amy is engaged with many of the HRALA’s (Hampton Roads Chapter of the American Logistics Association) fundraising events and outreach programs.

Amy earned a Master’s Degree from Old Dominion University, where she graduated first in her class with summa cum laude honors. ODU awarded Amy the Graduate Student of the Year Award. Her groundbreaking thesis on self-efficacy and motivation has been published by the Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium. She lives in Chesapeake, Virginia, and enjoys training for and competing in triathlons.

Greg Ackerman
Chief Financial Officer

Greg brings an innovative and fresh outlook on Finance and Entrepreneurship to Military Resale Solutions. Greg is a graduate of Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Marketing and a Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises. He is the winner of the 2009 Panasci Business Plan Competition and the 2008 Nebraska New World Ventures competition.

Brian Ackerman

Chief Logistics Officer

Brian joined the Military Resale Solutions team in 2014 to develop our team responsible for purchasing, product sourcing, inventory management, logistics, and customer service. He brings an innovative and fresh outlook on logistics within the military channel.

Retail Effectiveness Team

Chris Lee

Director of Worldwide Sales

Chris is a graduate of Florida State University and has extensive experience with sales and territory management. He has been with MRS since 2014 and as Director of Worldwide Sales is responsible for managing eight dedicated Region Managers, an on-site Retail Effectiveness Team, as well as overseeing our partners on day-to-day operations. His mission is to drive sales with these teams and seek the most efficient go-to-market strategy. He and his team manage the everyday distribution of product goods and drive sales within the military channels.

Matt Harrison

Director of Operations

Matt is a former paratrooper with the 501st Airborne Battalion out of Anchorage, AK, and served two combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He received his undergrad from Shenandoah University and a Master’s in Management/Leadership from Liberty University. Before joining MRS in 2021, Matt spent 13 years with Dominion Energy as a Nuclear Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness Consultant. As Director of Operations, Matt specializes in organizational innovation and change management implementation. He works directly with MRS leadership, contractors, and sales teams to find continuous improvement opportunities as we strive towards operational excellence.

Maria Blanco

Ally Lee

Renee Neville

Deputy Director of Sales

Deputy Director of East Coast Sales

National Sales Manager

Amanda Wagar

Richard Walker

Chuck DeGalleford

Thomas Woodley

Sam Busfield

Richard Lopez

Sales Operations Specialist

Regional Manager

Regional Manager

Regional Manager

Regional Manager

Regional Manager

Finance Team

Tara Kravitz

VP of Finance

Tara has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Liberty University and is a CPA. She came to MRS as Senior Financial Analyst from a world-leading mutual fund company. Specializing in NASDAQ pricing, derivatives, and daily dividend mutual funds. She is responsible for critical business functions, but not limited to financial reporting, accounts receivables and payables, financial systems, implementing and maintaining best practices and business processes, and company initiatives and projects. Tara works closely with team members to understand their challenges and provide process-driven solutions, improves our internal accounting processes, and has significant knowledge of basic accounting best practices to complicated tax rules. Tara is very passionate about developing people, efficiencies, and processes and has extensive Excel knowledge.

Meredith Salonia
Finance Manager
Jackie Grisham
Finance Clerk
Evonne Thomas
Finance Specialist
Exchange Team

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Sharon Grisham

VP of Exchange

Sharon has 43 years of experience in the military channel. Having started her career in the NEXCOM field, Sharon has rounded out her career as a senior leader with the largest military broker and working various manufacturer lines in the exchanges. She provides superior support to all branches of the exchanges, including Ships and Veterans Canteen. She has a wealth of knowledge in retail and supply chain logistics. Sharon provides insight on channel’s business objectives & works with manufacturers to align with the company’s business objectives.

Heather Lloyd

Senior Director of Exchange Sales

Jaime Hallenbeck

Director of Exchange Sales

Carolyn Mulvihill

Sales Analyst

Logistics Specialist Team

Sherry Mitchell

Director of Purchasing

Sherry has been with MRS for 10 years working with Sales Support Team and Procurement Specialist. Prior to MRS, Sherry worked in the logging industry as a Purchasing/Inventory Manager.

Kate Brown

Emily Perkins

Sue Sheffer

Sandy Diaz

Jeff Mitchell

Senior Logistics Specialist

Lead Buyer

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Junior Buyer

Brand Building Team

Janet McGrath

Ginesa Madar

Director of Sales

National Account Manager

Celina Keane

Senior Brand Building Lead

Jeff Walter

Senior Brand Building Lead

Rachel Piel
Senior Brand Building Lead
Tina McKeown
Brand Manager
Military Resale Solutions

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