Alan Adato

Senior Merchandising and Procurement Manager

Joined Yesway 3 years ago. Responsible for overseeing several categories, ancillary services, and private label initiatives for 408 stores. Oversee and manage a portfolio of Yesway and Allsup’s private label products merchandised throughout the store. Recently introduced Yesway and Allsup’s private label products across all stores. Prior to Yesway, worked for McLane Company as an account specialist, Anheuser-Busch InBev as a category analyst, and ACH Food Companies as a category manager in their foodservice division. Worked for Pella Windows and Doors’ National Accounts Division as a sales representative and then an inventory manager overseeing all Pella products sold in Lowe’s Home Improvement Centers. 
Graduated from the University of Maryland (Go Terps!). Relocated to Des Moines, Iowa 17 years ago with my wife, Wendy and our twin boys, Michael and Ethan. I enjoy being outdoors and taking long hikes and bike rides in addition to traveling to new and exciting destinations. 


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Expanding the Power of Private Labels

Private label products offer retailers a unique opportunity to differentiate themselves, build brand loyalty, and drive profitability. Two retailers will share their case studies for private...

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