Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing is a full service sales and marketing firm proud to serve the best in the industry. Our manufacturer representatives 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 to help your business grow sales. We offer analytics and insights that fuel winning sales plans. In addition, we help 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.
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 joined Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing in 2015 and works closely with AutoZone and other key customers. A native of Memphis, TN, Pat has a Marketing Degree from the University of Memphis and a MBA from Union University. After graduating, he started his career working with International Paper managing International Business accounts. In 2005, he went to work for L’Oreal selling consumer packaging goods. While at L’Oreal, he won Presidents Club 3 times and Vendor of Year with both WalMart and Target accounts. Pat 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.
Pat lives in Memphis with his wife Amy and two girls Abby and Kate.
Clare joined Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing in the summer of 2016, where she works closely with key accounts. She provides analytics and forecasting for our vendors. A native of Memphis, TN, Clare graduated from the University of Alabama, with a Degree in Finance. After college, she started her working career in Birmingham, AL in retail management. There she managed sales, inventory, and personnel for over 4 years.
Clare lives in Memphis, TN and enjoys spending time with her family, and especially with her newborn son. One of her favorite activities is going to the dog park with her husband and their two dogs.
Alex joined the Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing team in 2019 as Director Key Accounts Latin America & USA. He has over 25 years of sales experience, fifteen of which are in the Automotive Aftermarket. Alex brings with him substantial knowledge of Mexican, Latin American, and mid-American customers. Alex is fluent in both English and Spanish and will be flexing his bilingual muscles overseeing key accounts in these territories. His energy, passion, and sincerity enable him to develop successful programs between his customer and vendor bases.
Alex lives in Kansas City with his wife of 25 years and their three sons.
Jeff joined Rick O’Leary Sales and Marketing in 2019 as Director of Key Accounts. Starting right out of college, he worked in the floor care business calling on regional retailers. He was very successful in sales and knew it was his passion. From there, in 2000 Jeff took a role with a manufacturer in the automotive aftermarket as National Accounts Manager focusing on regional WD’s and major retailers. He was soon promoted to calling on all National Accounts in the automotive and hardware retail channels. He has successfully developed programs and grown the business profitably at all national major accounts.
Jeff has over 20 years of National Account experience and is trained in category management. He has a wealth of knowledge in fact-based selling, effective program selling, and new product launches.
He spends most of his time planning and executing creative sales tactics, and analyzing programs with his vendors to maximize sales for his customers.
Jeff is single with 2 children, Alexa 23 married living in Charleston, SC and Jack 18 who will be attending Ole Miss in the Spring of 2020.
Shannon joined Rick O’Leary Sales and Marketing in 2019. After attending the University of Tennessee, she dedicated herself to learning all aspects of customer service and financial analytics. Shannon is excited to translate her decade long experience to the automotive aftermarket retail channel.
A born and raised Memphian, Shannon is very active in her community and loves cheering on the Grizzlies and Tigers (so long as they aren’t playing the Vols). She enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog in her free time.
Lynn joined the Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing team in 2018 as Business Manager. Her experience and skill sets help service the most important person to the company, the customer, with informative ROLSM proprietary sales comparisons, product forecasting, POG set movement analysis, and other duties when needed. Lynn graduated from the University of Alabama. She previously ran her own interior design business, and most recently worked 12 years as the Business and Marketing Manager for an optometric practice.
Lynn is a Memphis native and enjoys traveling with her husband, Jerry. She also loves cheering for the Tigers at University of Memphis basketball and football games. She is mother to sons Brian and Michael, and also to her four-footed son, Ace.
Rocky is head of security at Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing.
Harry works hard at Rick O’Leary Sales & Marketing as the Director of Wellness. Whether greeting guests, supporting staff members, or offering visitors a toy, Harry brings a ray of sunshine to all who enter our office.