National Sales Manager
Frances is Mia’s Kitchens’ National Sales Manager. Her responsibilities include sales and marketing programs as well as brand management in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Frances’ focus is directed toward increasing the sales and distribution of Mia’s “Awesome” products and in doing so ensuring that our customers eat “gourmet everyday!”
Q: What’s your favorite Mia’s Kitchen product?
A: My Pasta sauce favorites changes every week, Oil-Garlic Rosemary Oil, Jalapeno Pasta Sauce (of course, I’m a Texan)
Q: What is your professional and educational background?
A: BBA in Marketing from Stephen F Austin State University-A really, really long time ago, 30 years in the food business. Started at Jardine’s Texas Foods in 1986, went to SYSCO Food Services for 11 years (Executive Assistant/Co Benefits-support of President, CFO, HR & VP), After my kids graduated the Specialty Food world was calling me back into to sales- worked for the Silver Palate for 1 yr (Regional)and 8 years for Arriba Fire Roasted Salsa (National Sales Mgr). Now, the best job ever-Mia’s Kitchen.
Q: If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?
A: Take my family on a trip! Hire someone to fix all my fences and get a NEW John Deere Tractor. Then buy a house on the beach and in the mountains for vacations-with maid service for everyone!
Q: If you could meet anyone, dead or living, whom would you meet?
A: Living-Oprah. Dead-Diana Princess of Whales and Coco Chanel
Q: What’s your favorite movie/movies?
A: Gone with the Wind, Tombstone, Sweet Home Alabama, Jaws.
Q: Do you have any nicknames?
A: Francy Pants
Q: Anything else you’d like to share?
A: Love the Mia’s Kitchen team-fun job!