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Tim Fatum


Tim Fatum, began his professional career began in 1986 at the age of twenty-one where he worked as a sales representative for Gordon Food Service in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 1989 he left GFS to complete his college education. After getting his bachelorís degree in marketing from Grand Valley State University, Tim worked for a chemical distributor in sales and marketing from 1990 until 1994. In 1994, he returned to Gordon Food Service and again worked in sales out of the Grand Rapids branch for the next five years. In 1999, Tim was promoted to the position of Human Resource Manager. Over the past 15 years, he has had the opportunity to lead various HR departments including Benefits & Compensation, Division HR, Learning and Development and Shared Services. Other responsibilities include strategic planning, employee relations, compensation, quality, employee records and security. Timís current role is HR Senior Manager reporting to our US Distribution President. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife Jill and three children, Nathan, Jessie and Carlye.