Get to Know: Ron Beck
States covered: Illinois and St. Louis
20 Years with Brand Direct, Mega and now Nationwide
University of Missouri
Certifications or awards
2016 Salesman of the Year. Thousands of dollars in award money over the years
Twin Engine-Commercial, Instrument Ratings
Total years of experience with the independent channel/retail
Over 30 years in the Independent channel, 10 years in retail
What motivates you to get up and go to work for the Independent retailer every day?
I love what I do and the team behind me that helps me accomplish my goals each and every day.
Tell us about your role at NMG.
In my role as an MSM with NMG, I work with our existing Independent retail Members to help them grow their business.
Why do you think NMG is the best buying group for Independent retailers in today’s climate?
We do so much more for our members than other groups in this space. Our offerings are so robust and evolving and adapting to the ever-changing retail environment each and every day.
What is the most important project you are working on right now, and why?
Helping our Members position themselves for success digitally with top-notch websites.
What is your favorite memory from your time at NMG?
All of the trips I’ve been able to take over the years.
What do you like most about your job?
Visiting Members and watching their businesses grow.
What else do you want people to know about you and NMG?
I’m blessed with three kids and six grandkids. You’ll always find me with a smile and enjoying life!
Nationwide Marketing Group works on behalf of thousands of independent appliance, furniture, bedding, electronics, specialty electronics, custom installation and rent-to-own dealers helping them grow their businesses and thrive on their own terms. With more than 5,000 members operating some 14,000 storefronts, Nationwide Marketing Group is the largest buying, marketing and business support organization of its kind, representing billions in combined annual sales across the membership. For over 50 years, the organization has remained committed to the independent channel, empowering members with the scale, sophistication and efficiencies they need to compete while delivering the unmatched business intelligence, tools and resources required to win in an ever-changing business environment.