Sales Team

 

California

Gary Zingale

Karin Benson

Amy Kushner

Cathi Lombardo

Email: gzingale@naturallytcl.com

 

Email: kbenson@naturallytcl.com 

 

Email: akushner@naturallytcl.co

 

Email: clombardo@naturallytcl.com

Arizona

 

Tom Lombardo

Jaylene Nuttall

Alison Glenn

Jonathan Lombardo

 

Email: tlombardo@naturallytcl.com

Email: jnuttall@naturallytcl.com

Email: aglenn@naturallytcl.com

 

Nevada

 

 

Jaylene Nuttall

 

Brigitte Lombardo

 

Email: jnuttall@naturallytcl.com

Email: blombardo@naturallytcl.com

New Mexico

Cathi Lombardo

Email: clombardo@naturallytcl.com

Colorado

 

Paul Otto

 

Neala Aaron

 

Tom Lombardo

 

Email: potto@naturallytcl.com

Email: naaron@naturallytcl.com

Email: tlombardo@naturallytcl.com

Utah

 

Alison Glenn

 

Email: aglenn@naturallytcl.com

Hawaii

Sunny Crowley / Natural Choice

 Email: sunny@a-natural-choice-net

Sales Support

Marjorie Marlen  Email: mmarlen@naturallytcl.com

Executive Assistant

Jennifer Encinas  

Email: jencinas@naturallytcl.com

 

 

Cathi Lombardo

President

 

Area Coverage

New Mexico, California

Email: clombardo@naturallytcl.com

  Cathi has been in the Natural Foods Industry since 1978. She co-owns Naturally/TCL with her husband, Tom, and is currently managing the state of New Mexico. Cathi also telemarkets remote areas in all markets N-TCL covers so that we leave no stone uncovered.  Cathi's knowledge of product and store operations is welcomed by all she works with in both helping the retailer understand the manufactures products and marketing approach to their mutual customer and helping the manufacture understand what the retailers need to get their message across to both the store employees and the consumers they work with daily.

 

Tom Lombardo

Vice President

Key Retailer Calls

All regions

Email: g-tcl@qwest.net

Tom is responsible for overall sales in all markets, all sales directors’ report directly to him through bimonthly conference calls as well as weekly follow up on goals for the month.  Tom is responsible for setting up monthly focus goals for all areas covered by N-TCL.  Key retail accounts Tom handles are: Wild Oats Corporate, Vitamin Cottage, Bashas’ and Hi Health. Tom also works closely with UNFI West. For over 25 years in the Natural Foods Industry, Tom has earned the trust of manufactures, distributors and retailers. He has built strong relationships with them in both markets covered by N-TCL as well as the overall USA market. Tom has handled the national sales for several manufactures we presently represent as well as doing consulting work to help manufactures develop overall sales and marketing programs.

 

Jaylene Nuttall

Dir. Of Sales – Southwest

Area Coverage

Arizona, Utah, Nevada

Email: jnuttall@naturallytcl.com

Jaylene oversees all sales in AZ, UT, and NV. She has 2 retail sales people and 1 merchandiser that report back to her on their retail activity weekly. In the pass 6 years Jaylene has showed strong growth in her 3 states of responsibility.  Jaylene is the key retail account executive for Whole Foods, Henry’s, Sunflower, Sprouts, Arizona Health Foods and Valley Vitamins. Jaylene has a very strong professional relationship with each of her retail accounts based on trust and her professionalism. Distributor accounts Jaylene is responsible for are  Marshall’s and Tucson Coop

 

Gary Zingale

Director of Sales

Area Coverage

California

 Email: gzingale@naturallytcl.com

   Account manger for distributors: Natures Best, Tree of Life West and DPI
    Account manger for Key Retailers: Whole Foods SCA, Mother's Market,
Clarkes Nutrition, Orchards Markets, and Nature's Rx.
    Gary has built a track record of success in new product placement in
both distributors and retailers in Southern California. He has often been
first in the country to place new sku's or new lines. His success is the
product of 24 years experience in both Grocery and Drug Store Retail and the
Natural Products Industry at the national and regional levels. His
professionalism and tireless efforts to build sales as well as relationships
with his buyers combined with a quick response, get the job done approach
are what stands out to our clients.

 

Paul Otto

Dir. Of Sales

Area Coverage

Colorado

Email: potto@naturallytcl.com

Over Thirteen years of experience in the Natural Foods & Supplement Industry.  Retail experience prior to joining N-TCL managed stores for Vitamin Cottage. Naturally!!TCL- Sales Representative and Territory Manager for Seven years in Colorado. Paul works with department managers, category managers, merchandisers and corporate buyers with Wild Oats Markets, Whole Foods, Sunflower, Pharmaca, DPI and United Natural Foods Denver. This also includes building strong relationships at store level with over 75 independent stores in the Colorado region. Takes pride in the representation of different manufacturers and approaches every day with great enthusiasm.

 

Jennifer Encinas

Executive Assistant

Area Coverage

Executive Assistant

Email: 67jencinas@naturallytcl.com

 Jennifer has been with N-TCL for over 10 years and has over 15 years experience in the industry. Her main function is assisting Tom Lombardo. She works with Tom on all major accounts, such as Bashas’, Hi Health, Vitamin Cottage, and UNFI Rainbow. Her responsibilities include coordination promotional and new item paperwork for both retailers and distributors and working closely with manufactures in keeping N-TCL records current on all policies, promotions, pricing, etc

 

Marjorie Marlen

Sales Assistant

Area Coverage

Office

Email: mmarlen@naturallytcl.com

Marjorie’s main function is to keep the sales people on the road selling. She backs them up on needed sales tools and processing paperwork.  Marjorie handles all the major paperwork for both Gary Zingale and Jaylene Nuttall in making sure new item and promotional paperwork is in timely to Distributors and the Key Retailers they service.

 

Brigitte Lombardo

Retail Account Field Rep

Area Coverage

Nevada

Email: blombardo@naturallytcl.com

Brigitte is responsible for retail coverage in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. Brigitte has developed strong relations with such key retailers as Whole Foods, Wild Oats, Stay Healthy, Better Nutrition and Health Express.  Brigitte’s follow up with retailers is one of her strong assets in developing trust and respect with retailers she calls on in Nevada.

 

Neala Aaron

Retail Account Field Rep.

Area Coverage

Colorado

 Email: naaron@naturallytcl.com

Six years of experience in sales, that includes purchasing, educational training, management of personnel and marketing. Key account manager for Vitamin Cottage stores and Corporate Office, has gain their trust and confidence. Neal has developed strong relationships as well as friendships with many of the independent stores throughout Colorado. Particularly skillful at cultivating new accounts, product promotions, and providing exceptional account management. Comes up with many creative merchandising ideas, and is in charge of setting up store and consumer lectures. Works well with all personnel and client organizations with confidence and enthusiasm.

 

Jonathan Lombardo

Merchandiser

Area Coverage

Arizona

 

Jonathan is responsible for resets and in store openings in all retail accounts in AZ.  His ability to read and adjust schematics have made him a requested merchandiser by all retailers in AZ. Distributors have also given him high marks in being able to get the job done with little to no supervision during resets and new store openings.

 

Alison Glenn

Retail Account Field Rep.

 Coverage Area

 Arizona & Utah

 Email:  aglenn@naturallytcl.com

Alison comes to us with 10 plus years of sales experience. Alison works with Key Retailers such as Whole Foods, Wild Oats, Sprouts, New Life Health Centers and Sunflower at store level making sure all new items and promotions set up with department centers managers are flowing correctly to the stores.  She also is responsible for calling on all B and C account in her 2 states

 

Karin Benson

Retail Account Field Rep. 

 Coverage Area

 LA to  Santa Barbara

 Email:  kbenson@naturallytcl.com 

 Key accounts: Whole Foods SOPAC region Team Leaders for Grocery and Whole
Body, Lassens, Lazy Acres, Rainbow Acres, Vitamin City, Nature Mart, New
Frontier Markets, Erewhon Natural Foods, Cooportunity, Whole Wheatery,
Linberg Nutrition, Cookes Market Pacific Coast Greens
    Karin Benson has been an integral part of the Naturally! TCL Southern
California team for 2 1/2 years. During her tenure she has built close relationships with buyers in top accounts throughout the territory. Her 20 years experience as a
manufacturers rep, demo person and massage therapist makes Karin a familiar
and trusted person to many over the years. Karin's mission is to ensure that
every Team Leader at Whole Foods and key independent store department head
sees and samples all new items while they are presented to respective
corporate and distributor buyers. She then expedites store by store post
approval procedures to help speed up the placement process. Another reason
NTCL often is the first broker to penetrate their market with new products
and lines.

 

Amy Kushner

Retail Account Field Rep. 

 Coverage Area

Orange County to San Diego County

Email: akushner@naturallytcl.co

Key accounts serviced by Amy are Whole Foods, Henry’s, and Mothers Market to name a few of her key accounts.  Amy has been involved in the Natural Foods industry since her late teens both as a retailer and sales representative. Amy has a degree in Exercise Physiology, her knowledge of products and well being is a strong asset to both our manufactures and the retailers she services.

 

Sunny Crowley

President of A Natural Choice

Area Coverage

Hawaii

 Email: sunny@a-natural-choice-net

NTCL has an alliance with Natural Choice covering the state of Hawaii.

A Natural Choice (ANC); Sunny Crowley is a 20 year Industry veteran.
With past experience working as National and Regional Salea Manager, as
well as Territory broker in Hawaii, Texas, OK, and Southern and
Northern Calif. In addition, she has also been a retail asst. manager,
and distributor sales rep.  This all around experience has shaped Sunny
into a very effective broker partner. Sunny has worked the Hawaii
Market for over 15 years. She is a multi-tasker, who knows her markets
forward and backward!

The Hawaii market continues to expand.  Natural Products stores,
Supermarkets, Spa's and Hotels all promote Natural products. This
market also fluctuates from the ever flowing  tourist population, which
come from every corner of the world