Topco Indirect Spend Solutions is a strategic sourcing company that helps grocery retailers, wholesalers, food service related companies and other retailers cut costs across their indirect spend areas. Our focus is on delivering savings and value to our customers by improving operational efficiencies. We do this through a structured sourcing process using a combination of strategies to meet our customers' individual needs. We differentiate ourselves from other sourcing companies because of our consultative approach, category and industry expertise, eSourcing capabilties and ability to aggregate spend. In addition, we provide extensive contract and supplier management and have access to an extensive supplier network.   
Our sourcing team members are CPM/CPSM certified sourcing professionals, experts in their specific categories, with supply chain and/or retail management experience. As a result, we are able to successfully streamline your business operations, adopt best practices, work with top tier suppliers, and cut costs.
Topco Indirect is a division of Topco Associates LLC, the largest retail food cooperative, located in Elk Grove Village, IL. Topco is a privately held company that provides innovative business solutions for its food industry member-owners and customers. Topco leverages the collective volume, knowledge, and commitment of these companies to create a competitive advantage in the marketplace by reducing costs and enabling business building. Topco's membership collectively represents $160B in retail sales. For more information, visit www.topco.com.
Dave Picarillo, Senior Vice President As leader of Topco's Indirect Spend Program, Dave brings 25+ years of supermarket retail, consulting, and manufacturing management experience to his position. Previously as Vice President, Dave was responsible for the sourcing team across all categories. He developed and executed strategic management plans and introduced new business models. Dave joined Topco as Vice President in 2002 and was named Senior Vice President in 2008. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Business Development for ICG Commerce and a Senior Manager with Accenture. Dave received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Science in Industrial Administration from Carnegie Mellon University.
Greg Magrisi, Vice President, Sourcing
Greg manages the Topco Indirect team of associates responsible for delivering value to our members and customers through category management and strategic sourcing programs. Greg has played a key role in building the Topco Indirect Spend Solutions Program through his leadership and development of the company's unique “Six Step Strategic Sourcing” model. Greg’s experience includes 19 years in supermarket retail and consulting. Greg joined Topco as Director of Sourcing in 2002 and was named Vice President in 2007. Previously, he was the Director of Sourcing for ICG Commerce and a Manager with Accenture. Greg holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Steve Schmitchel, Vice President, Program Management and Business Development
Steve leads the Topco Indirect Spend Solutions team responsible for managing member and customer relationships and developing new business opportunities. Steve joined Topco Indirect Spend in 2003 as Director of Marketing/Sourcing and Customer Development. In 2008, he was named Vice President. Steve brings 18 years of retail, consulting and business development experience to the  organization. Previously he was Director of Industry Marketing with edocs and a Manager with Accenture. Steve holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, an MS in Environmental Engineering from Tufts University, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.