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meet the leadership team

We are people engaging people. We are uniquely designed to provide memorable and scalable experiences to Sam’s Club members. We unite brands with innovative solutions, delivered with a commitment to operational and service excellence.

Jason Gramling

Chief Operating Officer

Operator at heart and known connoisseur of vests and brightly colored shoes, Jason supports Shopper Events as the Chief Operating Officer. Jason spent the first 22 years of his career in various positions within Walmart & Sam’s Club from Store Manager to Operations Support to Fresh Merchandising. Jason now leads operations for Shopper Events where he and his team manage over 14,000+ hourly associates for the Sam’s Club Tastes and Tips Program. He is known for his passion and support for his people and even keel approach to most situations. Jason and his wife Amy have three children and reside in Bentonville, AR where they enjoy taking time out to visit the lake, ride bikes, and play basketball.

David Schumacher

Vice President Finance

Teambuilder and execution driver with a calm, dry sense of humor, David supports Shopper Events as Vice President of Finance. David provides over 40 years of experience in various aspects of business, and thrives on providing targeted analyses and guidance on the impact of strategic decisions. Understanding the importance of team empowerment, David enjoys mentoring and developing leaders while offering and supporting creative solutions to business challenges. David and his wife DeLinda reside in Northwest Arkansas.

Nathan Stout

Vice President of Programming and Innovation

Father, Mentor, Artist, Servant Leader, and at most times hyper active, Nathan supports Shopper Events as the VP of Sales. Nathan provides the team with over 25 Years of experience working for Sam’s Club and Walmart. He now leads the team that helps establish solutions, strategies, and alignment between the supplier community and Sam’s Club directly. He has built his career with the belief that an organization’s success lies not only in building a strong team, but also through encouraging associates to develop themselves personally and professionally. No matter what position or assignment, Nathan has always left behind a lasting footprint of record breaking years and highly engaged teams. Nathan and his wife Jennifer reside in Springdale, AR with their four children.

Meet our Office and Field Management Team

Shopper Events Management Team’s Company Wide meeting at 21c in Bentonville Arkansas, February 2017. This included not only our Headquarter staff,  but also our field based Market and Regional Managers of as well.