MARK SLEPAK: President
Mark began his beverage career on the very same streets that Full Circle Distributors services today. He has spent the past 16 years working with beverage brands in both regional and national sales roles with Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, RedBull North America, Jones Soda, Reed’s Inc., and PurBlu Beverages. Mark created FCD with Brian Dworkin of Castle Copackers in 2010 to help introduce healthy, creative, natural beverage and snack choices to Western Pennsylvania.
HOMETOWN: Born and raised in the ‘Burgh
FAVORITE BOOK: The Outsiders
FAVORITE MOVIE: Rounders
HOBBIES: Spending time with my beautiful wife, Becky. Tossing football or riding ATV’s with my youngest son Jett. Listening to my oldest son Chase devise new ways to conquer the business world.
FAVORITE QUOTE: Life must be lived as play (Plato)
Scott Price: Brand Development Manager
Scott brings over a decade of experience in the beverage industry, working with companies such as Jim Beam Brands, Porfidio Tequila, and Grey Goose. He has worked in a sales management capacity for the Western Pennsylvania market, as well as, a brand manager for Northern California.
PERSONAL MISSION: Living in Northern California really opened my eyes to the numerous products available to the consumer looking for a healthier choice. Now that I’m back in Pittsburgh, my goal is to educate consumers about the tremendous options available in this market that not only taste great, but are also good for them. Not everything that is 100% natural tastes like it was made from cardboard.
HOBBIES: : Golfing (poorly), collecting vintage hockey cards & memorabilia, and watching the Steelers and Penguins.
FAVORITE QUOTE: “It’s a dog eat dog world and I’m wearing Milk-Bone underwear” Norm Pederson, Cheers
WORDS TO LIVE BY: “Eventually, we are all judged for the things that we do during our lives. So, you might as well do things the right way.” Jack Price, my father