Ron Brake


Ron was recruited out of San Diego State College by Smith-Kline Beecham and rose to the rank of District Manager. Ron’s 35 year career is incredibly diverse. He has managed all sales for a significant regional Food Broker (Mancini& Groesbeck), owned two very high volume grocery stores (Food 4 Less), was the Chairman of the Board of Associated Grocers, Seattle Washington and was the lead negotiator in the sale of AG to Unified Grocers, Los Angeles in 2007. Ron comes to Marketing Concepts from Moonstruck Chocolate Company where he has lead the reorganization of the company to become a national player in the confection industry in just 2 years. Ron has had positions on several industry Boards and has many regional and national contacts.


  • MCNWi partner
  • Chairman of the Board of Associated Grocers & Oberto
  • Owner of 2 high-volume grocery stores in Portland, OR
  • Vice President/Sales for Mancini & Groesbeck, OR