Kirk Pardue | Principal

Kirk founded PPG in 2003

  • Started his career in 1987 in the equipment supply industry in a dealer as an outside high-volume sales rep for 8 years

  • Continued his career with 5 years in sales for a manufacturer that specialized in dining room and playground layout for fast casual, quick serve restaurant chains

  • Began his tenure in as a manufacturer representative in 2000

  • Kirk’s experience and knowledge of the manufacturing > representing > end-user sales has become the foundation for Premium Products Group family of factories and employees

Aaron Barba | Area Rep for Georgia

Aaron is the newest member of the team and has has been with PPG since 2017

  • Serving in the Food and Beverage industry since 2007

  • Aaron’s insight as purchasing manager comes with experience in logistics and distribution operations

  • In recent years, Aaron helped small businesses develop through strategic consulting

Charles Grant | Area Rep for Alabama + Tennessee + Florida Pan-handle

Charles Grant | Area Rep for Alabama + Tennessee + Florida Pan-handle

Charles has been a part of the PPG team since 2016

Graduated in 2008 with a BS in Hospitality Management

Been a part of the Hospitality Industry, including operations, management, and marketing since 2002 with a primary focus on restaurants and leadership development

Passionate about food and the relationships built around the dinner table

Charles and his wife, Blair, are expecting their first baby in 2018

Dania Lopez | Sales Support

Dania has been a part of the PPG team since 2012

  • Been in the foodservice industry for 20+ years

  • Started as a purchasing clerk for a Cruise Line at an early age and worked her way to Hotel Purchasing Manager

  • Dania is a Cuban-American, mother of two incredible young men who are 23 and 26

  • She enjoys eating, dancing and spending time with family and friends.  She’s easy going, loves life, and does her best to pay it forward.