As a Mid-Sized Agency, MooreMac takes a team approach to everything it sets out to accomplish. Each member has different strengths and we recognize that in order to have success as an agency we need to continuously improve as individuals. Below you’ll find a short intro to each member of the organization.
As Owner, Andy manages the day to day business for the agency, the long term company strategy as well as MooreMac’s largest account, Grainger. He earned a Chemical Engineering Degree from Iowa State University and attributes his ability to find creative solutions for his suppliers to his strong analytic background.
He believes his role is to strengthen the relationships between his customers and suppliers. He knows he can only do that if he can add value to that relationship and spends his time determining what unique value each of his customer/supplier relationship can benefit most from.
When he’s not focusing on work, he’s spending his time in the kitchen or with his family at ball parks, basketball courts, soccer fields and dance recitals. He’s looking forward to the day when his hard throwing 11 year old lefty signs his first major league contract and his 14 year old launches her athletic apparel line. His plan is to celebrate with a nice sous vide steak and a glass of Pappy VanWinkle.
David Brashler – Partner/Account Manager
As a Partner since 2013, Dave helps manage the everyday business operations at MooreMac. In addition, his sales responsibilities include managing MooreMac’s Retail business and directly calling on; Ace Hardware, True Value, Mills Fleet Farm, Menards, and Sears. Dave has been in the Hardware industry for over 20 years and a Manufacture's Rep. for 18 years. His knowledge of the Hardware, Industrial, Contractor, Farm, and STAFDA markets are a major asset to MooreMac. Dave believes that building a strong relationship with both his vendors and customers is the result of demonstrating hard work, product expertise, integrity and a passion to achieve mutual goals. Outside of work, Dave enjoys spending time with his family, playing hockey, and vacationing in the Northwoods of Wisconsin.
Jon Duesing – Account Manager
In 2012, Jon left Fein Tool to become part of the MooreMac team. Throughout his career, Jon has worked in all phases of the tool industry. He’s spent time in the STAFDA world working for Fasteners, Inc., as an outside salesman and branch manager. He’s work with iconic brands like Porter Cable managing the Chicago Market on the professional side of their business as well as starting up their End User program. At Fein, Jon covered the IL and WI territory opening up key accounts like Grainger, McMaster Carr, Ace Hardware, True Value & Air Gas. With MooreMac, Jon is able to leverage many of his industrial relationships in the territory while also managing the Kaba/Ilco account. He’s proven to be excellent at networking, developing strong relationships with customers and getting the job done, regardless of what it requires. Outside of work, Jon’s passions are politics and community service. He satiates that passion by being the Park District Commissioner for Hanover Park, and a Park Foundation Member. In his spare time, Jon punishes himself by playing racquetball and training for 5k’s.
Russ Bonadonna – Business Development Manager
Russ joined the MooreMac team in 2016 after completing a 29-year career with Grainger. While at Grainger, he spent time in various roles managing several product categories with an emphasis in Safety and Security. His most recent role there was as Category Manager for Public Safety.
Russ got his start in Industrial Distribution after being hired by McMaster-Carr after graduating from DePaul University. He continued his education and earned his MBA from Benedictine University while rising through the ranks of McMaster’s Merchandising team. His extensive product management and industrial distribution background will be a major factor in providing MooreMac’s Suppliers with world-class support.
Russ’s success is attributed to his responsiveness, relationship building, customer support and his ability to rise to any challenge. While at MooreMac, his primary responsibility will be to support the Grainger team while building sales at some key distributor accounts in the Chicago area: Conney Safety, American Hotel & Edward Don to name a few.
Outside of work Russ enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 boys. He is an avid Blackhawks and Cubs fan and plays baseball in an adult hardball league in the summer. He also enjoys running.
James O'Connor – Account Manager
James joined MooreMac in 2018 after previous Product Management roles at big box retailers like Sears and ecommerce companies including Fanatics and Zoro. James has English degrees from Bradley University and the University of Illinois-Chicago where he developed the communication skills that allow him to add value for suppliers and customers. As a buyer for over 10 years, James learned the traits of a good merchant, a good supplier and what makes a good manufacturer’s representative that can help both of those parties.
At MooreMac, James is responsible for supporting Ace Hardware and True Value as well as ABC Supply and Farm Retailers including Blain’s and Big R.
Outside of work James lives to sit on his back porch with his wife and watch his three boys play in the treehouse they all built together.
Maryanne Paul – Office Manager/Inside Sales
As the Office Manager/Sales Support, Maryanne is the first point of contact for incoming calls. She manages & executes numerous office functions including phone and computer correspondence, supplier reports as well as Trade Show preparation and attendance. She supports the sales team with their larger accounts: Grainger, True Value, Ace and Sears. Her strengths include knowing each of our customers key contacts and their Vendor Portals as well as developing strong relationships with the key support people at our suppliers.
Maryanne’s background experience includes many years in product & inventory management at Sears Holdings. Having sat on both sides of the business, she’s become adept at anticipating our customer’s needs, meeting their deadlines and helping us work within their limitations.
In her down time, she loves spending time with her family which includes her toddler grandson, her dog and trips back to the East Coast where she grew up. Nothing like the sun, the ocean and boating whenever the opportunity arises.
Maureen Voypick – Digital Marketing Manager
Maureen joined MooreMac in 2015, working in a dual role as graphic designer and Grainger content coordinator. Her graphic design responsibilities include design and maintenance of the MooreMac website and assisting suppliers in creating materials of their own. She also coordinates the enhanced content efforts for MooreMac’s key account Grainger, adding images, videos and sales materials to the products posted on their site, and supports the team with Trade Show preparation and attendance for True Value.
In her down time, Maureen is busy running around with her two young boys. She relishes the weekends for relaxing with her family and friends, and enjoys being outside as much as possible.