Chairman and CEO
Under the insightful leadership of Randy Fields, ReposiTrak (NYSE:TRAK) continues to innovate and provide retailers and their suppliers with solutions all along the supply chain that enable them to sell more, stock less and see everything. Fields’ entrepreneurial career began when he leveraged his educational experience in the early 1970’s to establish a financial and economic consulting firm called Fields Investment Group. He then co-founded Mrs. Fields Cookies with Debbi Fields and served as its chairman from 1978 to 1990. After purchasing the software rights from Mrs. Fields Cookies, he created Park City Group in 1990. Today, Fields continues to define the strategic direction of Park City Group, Inc. (d.b.a. ReposiTrak) and shares his expertise and the collective experience through consulting and speaking, interviews and guest lecturing engagements, both in the retail industry as well as in the general business environment. Fields received his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude and his master’s degree from Stanford University.
Robert W. Allen
Chief Executive Officer of Southern Belle Dairy
Mr. Allen was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Southern Belle Dairy where he established a leadership team to reposition the company and developed a position in the marketplace for the branding of its products. Prior to this, he was Executive Vice President of Borden, Inc. where he was recruited to turn around the largest and most troubled division of the Company. He is also the immediate past Chair of Kid Peace International, a $160 million non-profit agency assisting children in crises.
President and CEO of Larkin Consulting LLC
President and CEO of Larkin Consulting LLC On January 1, 2020, after his retirement from the National Grocers Association, Peter Larkin established Larkin Consulting LLC. Calling on his years of experience in public affairs and trade association management, Larkin Consulting LLC represents clients in the food, beverage, retail grocery and technology industries. He also serves as a strategic advisor and leadership development consultant to trade associations.
On July 1, 2010 Larkin was named the president and chief executive officer of the National Grocers Association (NGA). NGA is the national trade association representing the retail and wholesale grocers that comprise the independent sector of the food distribution industry, representing over 130 billion in annual domestic sales. He also served as President of the NGA Research and Education Foundation.
Prior to joining N.G.A., Peter established his own government relations consulting firm, Larkin Public Affairs, in 2008. From 1996 to 2007 he was President and CEO of the California Grocers Association and served as the President of the CGA Educational Foundation.
From 1989 to 1996, Mr. Larkin was Vice President of State Government Relations and Environmental Affairs for the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) in Washington, DC. Prior to FMI, Mr. Larkin directed government and media relations programs for The Kroger Co. He also held similar positions with Philip Morris U.S.A. After earning a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Vermont in 1976, he served as legislative assistant to U.S. Representative Donald Mitchell (R-NY).
Mr. Larkin serves as a director on the boards of the Park City Group, the Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capitol Area and the Watkins Alley Condominium Association (President). He also serves as a member of the Wakefern Corp. Site Development Committee. Previously he served on the National Cooperative Bank Board of Directors and Puricore PLC Board of Directors.
Ronald C. Hodge
Retired CEO of Delhaize America
Mr. Hodge retired after several years as the CEO of Delhaize America, a role he ascended to after leading Hannaford Bros. Co. as Chief Executive from 2001 to 2010. In Mr. Hodge’s 31 year career at Hannaford, he served in various executive roles including EVP and COO. While leading the start-up of Hannaford’s entry into upstate New York, Mr. Hodge was elected Chairman of the New York State Food Merchant’s Association and served on several Community Agency Boards of Directors.