In this week’s episode, host Nick Portillo talks with Kristine Bowen, Regional President at Sysco Corporation in the Pacific Northwest. Kristine shares valuable insights from her time in foodservice and discusses the importance of trying different positions in your career to grow and open yourself up to opportunities. She also discusses why she believes leadership begins with listening and how leveraging the different skill sets of each team member can lead to greater success.
2:15 Kristine’s Background
8:57 Kristine’s Journey at Sysco Foods and How She Navigates Obstacles
15:08 Sysco Pacific Northwest
23:40 Leading with Empathy and Care
29:05 Covid: Emerging Food Chains and Independent Restauranteurs
34:47 Kristine’s Advice for Accelerating a Career in the Foodservice Industry