Posted August 14, 2019 in Press Releases
Spangler Candy Company has announced the appointment of Amy Lavoie as Manager - Spangler Fulfillment Center, and Mitchell Owens as Manager - E-Commerce Development.
“The consumer trend of buying Spangler products through digital channels continues to rapidly evolve,” said Spangler CEO Kirk Vashaw. “These changes will help make sure consumers can easily find our products no matter where they shop.”
Amy Lavoie, Manager - Spangler Fulfillment Center
Amy Lavoie, as Manager - Spangler Fulfillment Center, will oversee operations and manage all of the center’s customer service and warehouse employees.
“Amy Lavoie brings 33 years of Spangler experience to her new role at the Spangler Fulfillment Center,” said Vashaw. “Over her years, she has been part of converting what used to be a traditional wholesale candy business to a strong digitally focused business unit.”
Lavoie began her career in 1986 with Spangler’s wholesale operation on South Beech Street, which in 2011 became the Spangler Fulfillment Center and in 2015 moved to the Spangler headquarters on North Portland Street. Following that move, Lavoie was promoted to the position of Office Administrator Lead.
Lavoie is an avid crafter and a member of New Hope Community Church. She and her husband, Bruce, live in Bryan. They have five children and five grandchildren.
Mitchell Owens, Manager - E-Commerce Development
As Manager - E-Commerce Development, Mitchell Owens will have responsibility to develop and implement the company’s E-commerce strategy.
“Mitchell understands how digital marketing now intersects with digital promotions and on-line purchasing of our products,” Vashaw said.
Owens joined Spangler in 2018 as Brand & Social Media Manager, with additional responsibilities in marketing and sales development. He has more than 20 years of marketing and advertising experience. He is a graduate of Indiana University.
He and his wife, Rhonda, live in Bryan with their two daughters, Autumn and Eden. He enjoys travel, tennis, and theater.