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Ms. T’s Pierogies Hires New VP of Sales

Michael Gross, outgoing vice president of sales at Mrs. T’s Pierogies.

SHENANDOAH, Pennsylvania. – Ms. T’s Pierogies, a subsidiary of Ateeco, Inc., has promoted Suzanne Kasunich to Vice President of Sales, effective January 1, 2023. Ms. Kasunich, currently National Account Manager, will transition to the role of Michael Gross, current Vice President of Sales, is retiring from the company.

The company also announced the hiring of Jessica Rieland as National Account Manager and Bill Parker as Regional Sales Manager, Mid-Atlantic.

“We look forward to Suzanne, Bill and Jessica stepping into their new roles and seeing them demonstrate an excellent track record of building relationships that will continue to serve us and our customers well,” said Tom Twardzik, Owner. of Ateeco, Inc.

JessicaRieland_embed.jpgJessica Rieland, new national account manager at Mrs. T’s Pierogies.

Mr. Gross, who has worked with the company for more than eight years, will continue to lead the regional managers of the retail sales team as he prepares Ms. Kasunich for the transition to her new role.

“It has been an honor to work alongside a talented and dedicated team during my tenure at Mrs. T’s – bringing not only smiles but delicious pierogies to our customers across the country,” Mr. Gross said. “This is bittersweet news to share with my team and friends in the industry, but I’m excited to spend even more time with my wonderful wife, Patty, and our family.”

BillParker_embed.jpgBill Parker, new regional sales manager, Mid-Atlantic, at Mrs. T’s Pierogies.

Ms. Kasunich earned an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh and is also a certified CPA. She has spent 35 years in the food industry and has experience in CPG sales management, supply chain, marketing brand management and finance. For the past five years, Ms. Kasunich has been with Ms. T’s.