Mark Vance is the Distribution Manager for the North Alabama Division of Coca-Cola UNITED. In his role, Mark has been involved in UNITED’s commitment to introduce the dispatching tool, LEO (Logistics Execution Optimizer), developed by CONA since the company’s first implementation at Oxford Coca-Cola when they joined UNITED in March of 2014.
Mark began his career with Birmingham Coca-Cola in June 1980 as a Route Trainee and has since held the roles of Route Salesman, Bulk Accounts Manager, Cold Drink Operations Manager, and Classic Foods Operations Manager. In 2000, he was appointed to his current role of Distribution Manager.
Mark graduated from John Carroll High School in 1970 and attended Jefferson State Community College. He is married to Melanie, and they are the proud parents of 11 children and grandparents of 12 grandchildren. Mark and his family attend Gardendale First Baptist Church.