Scott Bixby served most recently as senior vice president and chief merchandising officer at Food Services of America, a member of the privately held Services Group of America Companies based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Bixby joined Food Services of America in 2004. He was responsible for corporate category management, procurement, quality assurance, customer marketing and supplier relations.
Bixby earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a concentration in marketing from Colorado State University, where he served as the president of the Business College Council.
He began his career with Procter & Gamble in 1983 and spent the next 19 years in a variety of sales management and marketing roles of increasing responsibility, building product launch plans for the test market and national expansion of the Tide with Bleach® brand. In addition he held key leadership roles in building customer focused multi-functional selling teams responsible for working with many of the nation’s leading retailers. In 1999, Bixby received the P&G President’s Award for outstanding business and organizational results.
In 2002, he joined the Campbell Soup Company as vice president of sales. His responsibilities included building customer focused selling teams for the drug, dollar, club and mass merchandising channels of distribution. During his tenure, Campbell’s sales volume tripled in these channels and his sales teams received several awards including Target Corporation’s Supplier of the Year.
Bixby has been a guest speaker at industry forums on customer relationship/management design, and a guest lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin-McCombs School of Business on category management and customer joint business planning.
Bixby and his wife, Kerry (Colorado State ’82), and their sons, Scott (Hamilton College ’11), and Will (Colorado State ’12), reside in Scottsdale. Bixby enjoys fishing, skiing, and guitar.