Our People

People, Communication, Service.
Aggie Christopher

Aggie Christopher

President

Aggie has been a part of the food service industry for the past 25 years.  She has worked extensively in distribution.  Aggie was a Sales Representative and District Sales Manager with Konings Wholesale.  She then moved to Neptune Foods/SERCA Pacific as their Protein Specialist and Grocery & Frozen Specialist.   In 1999, Aggie came full circle returning to SYSCO Konings as their Director of Marketing . As President and Owner of Tri-Elite Marketing, Aggie’s passion, dedication, work ethic and desire to succeed have resulted in the formulation of a strong team of dedicated sales professionals.

Office:604-468-9551

Cell:604-306-5854

Email:aggie@trielitemarketing.ca

Dimitri Lenis

Dimitri Lenis

BC Sales Manager

Dimitri has been a part of the food service industry for the past 35 years. His extensive knowledge includes, running a restaurant, Food Service Sales, Sales Training, Merchandising and Specialist. Six years ago he moved to the Food Service broker side of the business, where he increased his knowledge and built even stronger relationships with his manufacturers, distributors and customer base. Dimitri’s innate ability to coach people, his unique skill set and passion, give him the ability to help everyone around him succeed.

Cell:778-866-9925

Email:dimitri@trielitemarketing.ca

Gwen Smaaslet-Willoughby

Gwen Smaaslet-Willoughby

BC Lower Mainland Territory Manager

Gwen is no stranger to wining awards as she has won many of the Sysco Sales Awards for her efforts and hard work as a Marketing Associate.  Intrigued by the brokerage world Gwen ventured into the Food Service Broker arena starting with RE Boggs Marketing, then taking a leap and starting her own Food Service Brokerage company “Phoenix Sales” and after 4 years is proud to now be part of the Tri-Elite Marketing team.

Gwen’s passion for the food service industry and invested years of experience to providing customer service that has been instrumental in her success in the industry.  Gwen started her career in the hospitality industry at the restaurant level and has over 30 years of sales experience. The dedication she has shown along with exceptional customer service skills and a desire to help her customers succeed in their business has been paramount.  Her strong consulting ability to keep her customers on the leading edge by providing new ideas to help them make profitable menu decisions

Cell:604-818-3335

Email:gwen@trielitemarketing.ca

Pamela Reddeman

Pamela Reddeman

Vancouver Island Territory Manager

Pamela has over 20 years of experience in the food service industry.  Pamela’s years of restaurant management have given her valuable knowledge of front and back of the house operations.  She uses this knowledge to help her understand and exceed our customer’s needs.  Pamela’s passion, dedication and strong work ethic  are key reasons for our success in the BC Interior.

Office:250-868-9077

Cell:250-882-7222

Email:pamela@trielitemarketing.ca

Taylor Christopher

Taylor Christopher

BC Lower Mainland Territory Manager

Taylor has spent the last year in Douglas College studying Sales and Marketing his interest in business and people skills will be a strong asset in his roll as sale representative for Tri-Elite Marketing.

Cell:604-761-7617

Email:taylor@trielitemarketing.ca

Penny Patterson

Penny Patterson

Northern Alberta Territory Manager

Penny has been in the food service industry in one capacity or another for her entire career. For the past 3 years she has been in the food service sales with a brokerage in Edmonton. Penny has established relationships with customers and distributors and has developed a reputation as a reliable and knowledgeable territory manager. Penny is an extremely motivated individual that has an ongoing desire to grow as a sales professional.

Cell:780-975-5616

Email:penny@trielitemarketing.ca

Denise Whiting

Denise Whiting

Southern Alberta Territory Manager

Denise has a diverse background in the restaurant industry having worked in all capacities including management. She spent almost 9 years working for a broad line distributor in Alberta as a sales representative and specialist. Recently she moved to the broker side of the business.  Denise’s wide range of knowledge and passion for food will make her a great asset to the Tri-Elite team and our customers.

Phone:403-875-4779

Email:denise@trielitemarketing.ca

Rosanne Klenk

Rosanne Klenk

Prairies Sales Manager

Rosanne has over 25 years in the food service industry. The first 12 were spent in Healthcare where she was the food service manager of a 228 bed facility. She then worked as the Quality Assurance Manager at Serca and later moved into the position of District Sales Manager for Sysco, managing 14 associates and their territories.

Office:306-789-0920

Cell:306-539-6877

Email:rosanne@trielitemarketing.ca

Leah Wesdyk

Leah Wesdyk

Saskatchewan Territory Manager

Leah started her career in the Food Service Industry about 10 years ago working at Sysco Regina in Pricing and Contracts. She later moved to the Account Manager for Multi-unit Sales where she managed 12 chain accounts with over 100 customers. Leah’s knowledge of the industry and strong communication skills and ability to develop relationships and adjust to change makes her a great addition to our Tri Elite team.

Phone:306-539-6117

Email:leah@trielitemarketing.ca

Mike Richardson

Mike Richardson

Manitoba/Thunder Bay Territory Manager

Mike is an exceptional, results-oriented professional with over 4 years experience in the foodservice industry which has allowed him to build strong and lasting relationships with both distributors and customers. He is an energetic, passionate and creative sales and marketing professional who is highly self-motivated.  The excellent communication and analytical skills he possesses are key in his ability to build strong customer relations. Mike constantly strives to provide the highest level of customer service and professionalism in all aspects of his career.

Cell:204-290-7019

Email:miker@trielitemarketing.ca

Ryan Christopher

Ryan Christopher

BC Lower Mainland IT

Ryan joined Tri-Elite Marketing in 2006 after taking Marketing Management courses at BCIT.  Ryan has established a reputation for service excellence.  His competitive nature drives him to establish and maintain a solid communication network with distributor sales representatives and customers.  His goal is to make sure that we always provide information and product to our customers quickly in order to exceed their expectations and ultimately help close a sale.

Office:604-468-9551

Cell:604-764-6161

Email:ryan@trielitemarketing.ca