SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —Business Accelerator Team, which provides a suite of consulting services including business insight, development and digital marketing expertise in retailing and foodservice, has appointed industry veteran Ed Burcher as partner.
Burcher joins Business Accelerator Team with broad convenience-store industry experience, having held senior operational and foodservice positions with several retailers including Wawa, Petro-Canada and most recently Beck Oil and its FriendShip Stores. He has also had his own consultancy, Burcher Consulting, for the last seven years, specializing in foodservice, convenience, retail and merchandising solutions. Additionally, Burcher has lent his expertise as a speaker and panel member at industry conferences over the years.
“Ed Burcher, our eighth partner, has a proven track record of creating transformative change for stores, people and guests, which will bring a unique set of skills to Business Accelerator Team’s steadfast consultancy offering,” said Kay Segal, founding partner of Business Accelerator Team. “We are thrilled to have Ed’s insight as we expand services and engagement with more companies that require our expertise to help them accelerate growth.”
“I am excited to join this talented group at Business Accelerator Team,” said Burcher. “This next chapter in my career will allow me to help foster growth in companies that don’t have the infrastructure to scale their offerings. I look forward to collaborating with like-minded industry professionals both at BATeam and at the client level.”
Since 2015, BATeam’s experts have been combining their 350 years of collective experience to improve growth and profitability for a range of clients. It serves suppliers, retailers and media in retailing and foodservice by operating as an “outside-in” catalyst, assisting with insight, strategy, marketing, tactical execution and key industry relationships. Individualized consulting plans provide business-development expertise across the petroleum, convenience store, grocery retailing, media, digital and CPG landscapes.