Harvest Group Leadership

  • ross cully Ross Cully CEO
  • Steve Blair square Steve Blair Director, People & Culture
  • D4A4729 2 Ashley Knight Business Unit Director
  • Mike Harvey square Mike Harvey Business Unit Director
  • Mark Stamps square Mark Stamps Director, Digital Commerce and Advanced Analytics
  • Kathryn Allison square Kathryn Allison Director, Personal Care
  • Brad Bloss 2 Brad Bloss Director, Grocery and General Merchandise
  • Nick Spicher square Nick Spicher Director, Kroger
  • Pat Bryant Pat Bryant Team Leader, Data Agency
  • Ronald square Ronald Walker Director, Advanced Analytics
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  • ross cully Ross Cully CEO

    Ross Cully is Co-Founder and CEO at The Harvest Group. Ross leads the Sales Agency Division of the company, developing high performing teams and strategic plans that deliver remarkable growth for Harvest clients. He also is responsible for daily company operations, including oversight of legal, finance, and people functions. He began his career with Procter & Gamble in a variety of category management & sales positions and then joined Northstar Partnering Group as a Sales Director. Ross graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.S.B.A. in Management. Ross serves on the board of directors for two non-profits, Lightbearers Ministries International & 99 Balloons and is active in Christ Community Church. Ross and his wife, Kate, live in Fayetteville, AR and have three kids. Ross loves the outdoors, entrepreneurship, reading, & traveling.

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    Steve Blair square Steve Blair Director, People & Culture

    Steve Blair is Director, People & Culture at The Harvest Group. Steve is passionate about bringing personality into the workplace with an understanding of the value of culture and customer experience, and the importance of executing with excellence. With a BS/BA in Marketing and Management, Steve began his business career with Procter & Gamble and held a variety of sales roles, including category management, account management, and team leadership and ultimately serving as Associate Director of Sales Capability Development for North America. He went on to serve as Director of Sales for Ghirardelli Chocolate and Russell Stover Candies as well as a career broadening opportunity leading Sales at Walsworth Publishing where he also served on the board. Steve is also passionate about integrating Faith and Work and has served as WorkMatters Board Chairman since 2013 and Leadercast emcee since 2010. Steve and his wife, Ashley, are excited to be back in Northwest Arkansas with their daughter, where they enjoy exploring the beautiful outdoors.

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    D4A4729 2 Ashley Knight Business Unit Director

    Ashley Knight is a Business Unit Director at Harvest Group. Ashley builds customer teams that deliver significant growth for our clients through strategic planning and business intelligence. She began her career with Walmart in a variety of merchandising and buying roles and then joined oneCare as a National Account Manager and Team Leader, before joining the Harvest team. Ashley graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello with a B.S. in Biology. Ashley and her husband, Scott, live in Rogers, AR and have two kids, Parker and Beckett. She is active in her church, Fellowship Bible Church, particularly in children’s ministry. Ashley enjoys playing sports with her boys, reading, traveling and party planning.

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    Mike Harvey square Mike Harvey Business Unit Director

    Mike Harvey is a Business Unit Director at Harvest Group leading strategic plans and relationships that deliver growth for Harvest clients. Mike began his career at Walmart working in Internal Audit and International Logistics. After Walmart, he spent over 15 years in the CPG arena, holding a variety of logistics, replenishment, category management, and sales positions with Merck, Schering-Plough, and Wrigley. Mike received a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Mississippi State University and an MBA from the University of Memphis. He serves on the board at Lightbearers in Fayetteville and the La Aljaba Orphanage in Leticia, Colombia. Mike and his wife, Shannon, live in Rogers, AR and have three kids. Mike enjoys running, outdoors, and spending time with his family.

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    Mark Stamps square Mark Stamps Director, Digital Commerce and Advanced Analytics

    Mark Stamps is Director of Advanced Analytics and Digital Commerce at Harvest Group. Mark brings a unique background in both analytics and eCommerce, coupled with a passion for teamwork, ideation, collaboration and humor. After attaining a double major in Math & Computer Science at Missouri Southern State University, Mark went on to work for over 20 years in retail and CPG sales. He began in the Walmart Information Systems Division, then moved to P&G as Category Management and Direct Sales Leader before transitioning to P&G’s eCommerce team. While at P&G, Mark was named Walmart.com Supplier of the Year, “Coach of the Year”, Salesman of the Year, and received the Category Management Mastery Award. After 11 years at P&G, Mark joined Mars/Wrigley as Director of Sales for Sam’s Club, then moved to Philips Personal Health as Director of Sales for Walmart & Sam’s Club. Mark is an active parishioner at St. Stephen Catholic Church, where he enjoys serving in music liturgy. Mark and his wife, Christina, have three children.

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    Kathryn Allison square Kathryn Allison Director, Personal Care

    Kathryn Allison is Director of Personal Care at Harvest Group. Kathryn is passionate about building strong client/customer relationships and enjoys helping people develop and grow. With a degree in Journalism followed by an MBA from the University of Arkansas, Kathryn began her career at Tyson Foods in marketing before joining Unilever on the beauty and personal care businesses. She then transitioned to Johnson & Johnson for 10 years, working across beauty, baby, personal care and OTC in category and account management positions. When not at work, Kathryn enjoys spending time reading, volunteering, and spending time with her husband, Josh, and their three children.

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    Brad Bloss 2 Brad Bloss Director, Grocery and General Merchandise

    Brad Bloss is a Director of Grocery and General Merchandise at The Harvest Group. Brad is passionate about building customer teams that deliver significant growth for our clients through strategic planning and business intelligence. He began his career with Walmart as a computer programmer in their Information Systems Division. Since 2007, he has been with Harvest Group in various roles across the organization from Replenishment Analyst, Sales Analyst and National Account Manager. Brad graduated from Emporia State University with a B.S. in Computer Information Systems. Brad and his wife, Ashley, live in Centerton, AR and have three kids (Harvey, Harry and Walt). He is active in his church, Fellowship Bible Church, and enjoys playing sports, being on the lake, grilling and spending time with his family.

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    Nick Spicher square Nick Spicher Director, Kroger

    Nick Spicher, Director Harvest Group Kroger, has led our rapidly growing Kroger business since its inception in 2015. Nick utilizes the unique combination of 13 years of experience in accounting, finance, sales to enable our clients to develop a comprehensive go-to-market strategy, leading to sustainable long-term growth. Prior to Harvest Nick spent the majority of his career with Procter & Gamble, with experiences including leading national go-to-market strategy and innovation development for the Charmin brand. Nick received his undergraduate degree in Accounting from Miami University, and his MBA from Xavier University. Nick is passionate about developing entrepreneurs through a faith-based curriculum with Unpolished (www.unpolishedcincinnati) and as a board member of the Honor Run Half Marathon of Northern Kentucky which is dedicated to serving veterans and their family members.
    Nick and his wife, Nicki, have three children.

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    Pat Bryant Pat Bryant Team Leader, Data Agency

    Pat Bryant is Team Leader, Data Agency at Harvest Group. He comes to Harvest with a multitude of talents. Born in Savannah, GA, Pat graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Economics. He went on to work for Procter & Gamble in Sales & Marketing for 11 years, be a VP Team Leader for Campbell’s Soup, a Director of Sales Development for Kodak, VP of Marketing at Evercare, Executive Consultant at Meridian Consulting Group, and the Chief Sales, Marketing, and Broadcasting Officer at Jewelry Television. Pat hopes to leverage his diverse background in leading the Data Agency to help clients imagine new possibilities in their businesses through thoughtful analytics. He and his wife, Lynda, have two grown boys and one younger daughter, and make their home in Knoxville, TN.

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    Ronald square Ronald Walker Director, Advanced Analytics

    Ronald is Director, Data Agency at Harvest Group and is passionate about leading strategic plans and relationships that deliver growth for Harvest clients. After receiving his BS and MS degree in Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas, Ronald began his career at Mercy Hospital working in Supply Chain. He then went to work on Walmart’s Innovation and Global Business Process team; focusing on supply chain efficiency, optimizing store labor, improving On-Shelf Availability, and improving perishable areas of a Walmart store. He and his wife, Kendra, live in Springdale, AR and have two boys.

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    Integrity

    Doing what is right in all things

    Relationship

    Pursuing depth, trust & collaboration

    Excellence

    Delivering extraordinary performance & results with humility

    Journey

    Embracing our past & planning our future with faith

    Legacy

    Leaving a positive & everlasting impact

     

    The members of Harvest Group live out our values intentionally in our approach to business and the interpersonal connections that come with it.

    Embrace the Journey

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    The members of Harvest Group seek to live out the value of Legacy—leaving a positive & everlasting impact.

    One way Harvest Group supports Legacy is through the 2:1 Charity Matching Program. Harvest matches every $1 an employee gives to charitable organizations with a $2 gift.

    Another way we seek to live out the value of Legacy is highlighted through partnerships with organizations such as Compassion International. Members of Harvest Group have joined together to sponsor more than 20 children in El Salvador. The company pays 2/3 of the sponsorship cost. These children are given access to health care, education, spiritual encouragement, and coaching to break the cycle of poverty in their homes. As Harvest team members celebrate five years with Harvest Group, they are given the opportunity to take a fully funded trip to El Salvador to visit their sponsored children.

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