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ABOUT US

PCG - Pihlstrom Consulting Group, LLC is a consulting firm focused on developing partnerships with clients and groups in food, beverage, alcohol, restaurant industry advisor, fashion, public speaking, and brand development marketing, public relations, and health & beauty industry. Our entire team of consultants can operate as subject matter experts across a variety of disciplines.

 

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Contact: Armetha@pcg-8.com
Phone: (763) 291-8244

SERVICES

SCOPE & CAPABILITIES

Well connected. Well equipped. At PCG we take a best-in-class approach to providing consulting services to our clients and partners. Our team members are well-traveled within the food industry, and operate as subject matter experts across a variety of disciplines. We believe your footprint matters when it comes to the brands you buy. That’s why at PCG, our standard is to only work with companies that use ingredients that are good for you, and good for the planet. Our commitment: Invest in the future by focusing on supporting sustainable solutions to address the needs of our planet’s inhabitants.

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  • MILITARY

  • NON-COMM

  • BEVERAGE & ALCOHOL

  • E-COMMERCE

  • CULINARY INNOVATION

  • CASH & CARRY/C-STORE

  • RETAIL AND FOODSERVICE

  • CORPORATE DISTRIBUTION

  • CHAIN ACCOUNTS

  • GHOST KITCHEN

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Representing & Advocating for Clients

Developing strategies to address the unique needs of our client base is our top priority. Our consultants help our partners achieve their objectives through collaborative business planning to leverage data insights, analytics, and performance measurement. Through combining expertise, a nose for innovation, and our extensive networks we believe we can help your business penetrate new channels and grow across multiple verticals.

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Retail Negotiations

We fiercely work on behalf of our clients to drive sales growth and more significant market share at any point in their journey. Our consultants work tirelessly to integrate themselves with our partners, building a unified strategy to execute across retail channels.

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GPO & National Distributors Partnerships

Across the PCG team, our consultants are accountable to penetrating foodservice segments through identifying and actioning around growth opportunities for our clients. We are dedicated to servicing the needs of food distributors and operators by leveraging the products of our clients. To grow these advantageous distributor partnerships for our clients, we offer our experience from front-of-house and back-of-house operations, to purchase and general management.

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Foodservice Channels and Go-To-Market Beverage Solutions

Our consultants and support team members are honed in on providing the best service from coast to coast, while being able to activate on a global scale. Their goal for your business? Think sustainably, and drive explosive growth. By weaving ourselves into the framework of our client’s business, we can provide category-leading service to operators in regarding their culinary needs.

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LEADERSHIP

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PCG has a team of seasoned industry veterans who bring skill sets from various disciplines.  Years in the industry have led us to very basic leadership tenants:

  • We believe that success without integrity is a failure.  

  • What we deliver together in mutual accomplishment is the engine that propels us all. 

  • Build a stewardship culture where everyone is allowed to lead, troubleshoot and problem-solve together .

  • True success comes when you use strategy, innovation, technology, building capabilities for sustainability, diversity, equity, and inclusive work environment. 

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Armetha Pihlstrom is the Owner, Founder, and Chairman of the Board at Pihlstrom Consulting Group, LLC. She has been known to describe herself as the following: Child of God, Wife, and Mother. However, as an Entrepreneurial, she is Business Savvy, Generational Thought–Provoking Leader and Philanthropist. Her specialty lies in New Start Ups, Business Development and Major Market Expansion. She is a trusted advisor to clients and food industry sales leader. Armetha is a proud member of the Plant Based Foods Association, Women’s Foodservice Forum, and Odyssey Media. In addition, her proven track record in Business Management, negotiation skills, secure growth exponentially, and market share suitability.

ARMETHA PIHLSTROM

Co-Founder & CEO

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Well connected. Well equipped. At PCG we take a best-in-class approach to providing consulting services to our clients and partners. Our team members are well-traveled within the food, beverage, alcohol, restaurant industry advisor, fashion, public speaking, and brand development marketing, public relations, and health & beauty industry. Our entire team of consultants can operate as subject matter experts across a variety of disciplines.

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World-Class Consultants

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CLIENTS

BOARD OF ADVISORS

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Armetha Pihlstrom is the

Co-Founder, & CEO at Pihlstrom Consulting Group, LLC. She has been known to describe herself as the following: Child of God, Wife, and Mother. However, as an Entrepreneurial, she is Business Savvy, Generational Thought–Provoking Leader and Philanthropist. Her specialty lies in New Start Ups, Business Development and Major Market Expansion. She is a trusted advisor to clients and food industry sales leader. Armetha is a proud member of the Plant Based Foods Association, Women’s Foodservice Forum, and Odyssey Media. In addition, her proven track record in Business Management, negotiation skills, secure growth exponentially, and market share suitability.

Jenny L. Verner, commercial Executive with experience primarily in the agricultural and food industries through her 37 year career with Cargill. She has operated as a business unit president, and brings with her a background in leadership across a variety of disciplines, including: commodity trading and risk management, supply chain, transportation & logistics, sales & commercial, and general operations. Presently, Jenny serves as a Director of Minnwest Corporation.

Jenny lives in Chaska, Minnesota and has three grown children.

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Thomas Pihlstrom, CPA, Co-Founder & CFO of Pihlstrom Consulting Group with over 20 years finance experience. He has worked across a wide array of industries, using his exemplary mix of analytical and client relations abilities to bridge the gap between people and the numbers.

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