Leadership & Management

Our team is dedicated to rapid response and excellent follow through with over 40+ years in the foodservice industry.

David Murphy

Founder / CEO | Seattle, WA

David has over 40 years of experience in foodservice and retail food industry and started Topping Solutions in 2010. He enjoys traveling and spending time with grandchildren.

Life is a journey not a destination.

David Tercek

Managing Director | Portland, OR

David has been with Topping Solutions and working in the retail and food industry since 2010. His hobbies include spending time with his family; two young kids, playing soccer, tennis, hiking and traveling.

Take advantage of today, because it is a gift, and that is why we call it the present.

Julie Harrington

VP of Strategic Accounts | Venice, FL

Julie has been part of the Topping Solutions team since 2010.  Additionally, she brings along over 30 years of sales, marketing, purchasing and management experience. Her hobbies include equestrian activities, hiking, golfing, cooking and enjoying good music.

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.

Rob Hennis

VP of Sales and Emerging Markets | Portland, OR

Rob has been with Topping Solutions since 2016. Originally from Manchester, England he now resides in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two children. He enjoys playing/watching football (soccer), travelling and experiencing new sites, cultures and cuisines and creating memories with family and friends. He could not be in this role without being a lover of treats also.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

Doug White

VP of International Sales | Toronto, CN

Doug has over 35 years experience in the food service industry in a variety of capacities including sales, purchasing, distribution, and manufacturing. In addition, he has over 10 years as a broker in the Canada market, specializing in bringing US products into Canada. Doug is newest member of the Topping Solutions team with responsibilities in Canada and the United States. His hobbies include golfing, curling, and life at the lake.

Good people do good things for other people.

Rachel Bliesner

Sales and Marketing Development | Portland, OR

Rachel has been with Topping Solutions since 2014 and has worked in the fast paced sales industry since 2004. On the weekends you can find her running local trails, camping, and spending time with her pup, Meru.

Feed your focus, starve your distractions.

Phil Nicholson

VP of Key Accounts | Alpharetta, GA

Phil loves helping customers gain success by helping them win every day. Phil joined the Topping Solutions Team in April 2021 after 30 years with Mondelez International and Frito-Lay Foodservice, where he held various sales and marketing roles. Phil is a father of 5 children and enjoys reading, traveling, and being outdoors, specifically on the greenway near his home. Phil is also committed to various volunteer efforts and has been part of the Meals on Wheels Program in Atlanta for over 5 years.

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.