Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing is a full service sales and marketing firm proud to serve the best in the industry. We believe increasing sales requires more than just a recommendation. It requires a relentless passion to meet consumer demands, an understanding of the customer, and constant drive to march your business forward into the future of retail.

Our offices are in Memphis, TN. We have category management and space management professionals. Growing sales with the analytics and insights that fuel winning sales plans, secure new item distribution, improve promotion effectiveness and optimize pricing, assortment, and shelving plans.

Our customers represent over 20,000 storefronts in numerous categories.

We pride ourselves on the hands-on approach that we take when working with our clients and our shared customers.

Meet Your Full Service Team

Rick O’Leary - President

Starting at the parts counter, Rick has been in the automotive aftermarket for over 30 years. He developed and launched new products and programs with every major mass merchandiser, automotive retail chain, automotive group, and large wholesalers in the US. Through this experience, he understands what it takes to develop and get placement of retail products and hard parts programs into the aftermarket. Rick excels at clearly defining goals, developing strategic plans, and measuring success based on advanced analytics.

He gets great satisfaction and spends a majority of his time assisting in developing strategies with vendors that help grow the business with his customers.

Rick is married with 3 children and enjoys being active in his hometown of Memphis, TN.

Pat Gunnell - Sales Manager

Pat is a native of Memphis, TN and has a Marketing Degree from the University of Memphis and a MBA from Union University. Pat started his career working with International Paper managing International Business accounts. In 2005 he went to work for L’Oreal selling consumer packaging goods and won Presidents Club 3 times and Vendor of Year with both WalMart and Target accounts. He has over 17 years experience with analytics, sales, planograms, marketing, and forecasting.  He has a vast retail sales experience selling to WalMart, Target, AutoZone, and Costco.  In 2015, Pat joined Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing and works closely with AutoZone and other key customers.

Pat lives in Memphis with his wife Amy and two girls Abby and Kate.

Clare Pohlman - Sales Manager

Clare, a native of Memphis, TN, graduated from the University of Alabama, with a Degree in Finance.  She started her working career in Birmingham, AL in retail management, where she managed sales, inventory, and personnel for over 4 years.  Clare relocated to Memphis and joined Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing in the summer of 2016, where she works closely with key accounts, as well as provides analytics and forecasting for our vendors.

Clare lives in Memphis, TN and enjoys spending time with her family and going to the dog park with her fiance and their two dogs.

Courtney Robbins - Sales Analyst/Administrator

Courtney, originally from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, graduated from Bridgewater College with a BS in Business Administration. While attending college she interned with Andersen Windows in the HR department. Courtney began her career, after graduation, at Goel and Anderson Attorneys at Law; there she assisted in managing the Operations department for 2 years. Courtney moved to Memphis and joined Rick O’Leary’s Sales and Marketing in the spring of 2018, where she provides sales and marketing analytics, as well as administrative support.

Courtney lives in Cordova with her husband William and loves spending time outdoors.

Rocky - Office Dog

Rocky is head of security at Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing.