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Vulcan Names New K-12 Market Segment Manager

Tracie Suter Joins the Vulcan Team to Support K-12 School Customers

(Baltimore, MD) February 10, 2022 — Vulcan, the leading provider of commercial cooking equipment, recently named Tracie Suter as the newest addition to its K-12 team. The K-12 market is a key focus for Vulcan with excellent product fit and brand recognition. Suter will be responsible for continuing to grow Vulcan’s share within the K-12 market segment through end user engagement, sales coaching of the FSO and active participation in state SNA groups.


Based in Chicago, Suter brings more than 20 years of experience working in Illinois school districts as a school nutrition specialist.  She began her K-12 career as Director of Foodservice for Westmont School District and then spent 17 years with the large Valley View School District in Romeoville, IL, as Assistant Director of Nutrition Services.  Before joining Vulcan, Suter held the role of Director of Nutrition Services at Joliet Public Schools where she was responsible for managing the programs, menus and staffing across twenty school sites.  Suter is very active with the Illinois School Nutrition Association and served as Vice President from 2013-2014 and as President from 2016-2017.


“School nutrition is so important to us here at Vulcan and Tracie will help us continue to expand our services and support of that segment,” said Vulcan Vice President and General Manager Chris Stern.  “Her certification as a school nutrition specialist brings hands-on experience to help us better understand the school market and how we can support the development of healthy and happy kids.”


Vulcan is dedicated to helping K-12 foodservice professionals craft delicious, scratch-made meals for their students. The Just 4 Schools Program was created to make it easier for operators to offer healthier meals to students. As the industry’s only full-line manufacturer, Vulcan is the one-stop-shop to an effective and efficient K-12 kitchen.



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