Clark Associates, Inc. Announces Promotions

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(Lancaster, PA) –Clark Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce the following promotions:

Steve Leaman, President of the Restaurant Stores. In this role, Leaman oversees the Restaurant Store's 7 physical locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware, as well as the stores' online presence, He has worked for The Restaurant Store since 2013, first as General Manager, and most recently as Vice President. Before joining Clark Associates, Leaman worked for Ephrata Community Hospital as the Director of Fund Development and Legislative Affairs, and prior to that, taught Economics and U.S. Government at Lancaster Mennonite High School.

Randy McCarty, Executive Director of the Clark Foundation and Director of Recruitment. McCarty coordinates the charitable gift giving of the company's charitable foundation. He also helps with the recruitment process, including job fairs, internship and college ambassador programs, and other new employee programs and mentoring efforts. McCarty comes to Clark Associates after a 35-year career in the public education field. He most recently served as the School Principal of Smoketown Elementary School in the Conestoga Valley School District.

Amber Pfautz, Director of Smallwares. In this role, Pfautz is responsible for managing and developing the Smallwares division of the Procurement Department. She focuses on new product development, product line strategies, supply chain management, and marketing. Pfautz joined Clark Associates as a Smallwares Buyer in 2011, and most recently served as Smallwares Purchasing Manager. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of Pittsburgh with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and Information Systems.

Rachael Weaver, Vice President of Procurement. Weaver manages the day to day activities within the Procurement Department, including hiring and staff development, brand management, global business development, product line development, and supply chain work. A Millersville University graduate, Weaver holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. She worked as a store manager for Linens and Things during college, and started with Clark Associates in 2007 as a Countertop Equipment Buyer.

About Clark Associates:

Clark Associates is a privately held company headquartered in Lancaster, Pa and has been recognized as one of Central Pa's fastest growing companies as well as Foodservice Equipment & Supplies magazine's 2015 Dealer of the Year. Employing over 1400 people, Clark’s multiple divisions and branches in mechanical, sales, and manufacturing serve a variety of commercial food service customers nationwide. For more information on our business and history, please visit

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