Food Service Executive Summary
Niki Arakelian: President & CEO
Niki N. Arakelian is Nordon’s President and CEO. He is involved in all areas of the business with significant emphasis on strategic relationships while defining Nordon’s position in the very competitive foodservice industry.
Mr. Arakelian came to Nordon via the acquisition in 2004 of Cooler Solutions as a minority partner. In 2006, he and several partners forged a complete buy-out from former private equity owners and took control of the legacy company.
Prior to Nordon, Niki spent years marketing and managing vending equipment sales along with other related products. Always eager to pursue new opportunities, this Penn Stater is a lifelong Philadelphia native and takes great pride in the accomplishments of those surrounding him. He stays active in many trade related associations and industry groups along with interests in church, community, school and most importantly family.
Niki closely monitors the direction of the company from the Langhorne headquarters but is routinely out visiting clients and spreading the word that Nordon is truly a trusted advisor in the food service equipment industry.
Scott Stauffer: Vice President & CFO Controller
Scott Stauffer is Nordon’s Vice President and CFO Controller. Scott brings over 25 years of operational management experience to Nordon. Prior to Nordon, Scott worked for nearly 25 years at Stauffer Biscuit, a $120 million cookie and biscuit manufacturer based in York, Pennsylvania. At Stauffer Biscuit, Scott held numerous senior production and operations positions.
Scott holds degrees in Finance and Accounting from Lehigh University and an M.B.A. in Operations from Carnegie Mellon University. Scott lives in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, with his wife Jill and their three children.
Joe Moffett: Vice President, CSI
Dave Malloy: Vice President, Pittsuburgh Branch
In 2010 Dave Malloy celebrated his 40th year in the foodservice industry. In 1971, Dave started as a service technician for Hobart in Pittsburgh and quickly a moved into Direct Sales and was later promoted to Hobart’s Dealer Contact Representative. After Hobart, Dave Malloy spent several years as the National Accounts Manager for the Foodservice, Healthcare, and Industrial Markets for Metro Wire. Dave Malloy moved into food service as owner/operator of two Chick-fil-A restaurants until 1994, when he opened a branch of GCS service. Dave moved back into food equipment as an independent rep and as Western PA Territory Manager for True Foodservice Equipment. Dave Malloy joined Nordon in 2009 as Branch Manager of the Nordon Pittsburgh branch and was promoted to VP January, 2010.