UNA Group Purchasing Brian Heider

Brian Heider

Partner

As an experienced Managing Partner with a proven history in the logistics and supply chain industry, Brian brings both his rich expertise and practical leadership to the UNA team. Brian has a strong business background and is in skilled in everything from negotiations, to budgeting, to the culinary arts.

He attended the University of Iowa, where he played Soccer and Studied Business Management. Later, Brian attended the Art Institute of Colorado, where he studied to become a chef.

He then went on to found UNA’s sister company, the Culinary Consultants Purchasing Alliance (where his culinary prowess is quite handy). CCPA helps collegiate organizations “save money on their current food purchases and improve their overall food programs wherever needed.”

Brian joined UNA because:

“I had faith that one day, one of my business Partners would soar above all expectations and create a team that I would be proud to be part of.”

Fun Facts About Brian

  • Q. If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
    A.“Be invisible.”

  • Q. What’s your weirdest / most-unique hobby?
    A. Bar magic tricks.”

  • Q. What’s your favorite meal?
    A. “That’s a loaded question. If a buffet table, I’d start out with some Seared Fois Gras, French Onion soup, A nice Steak, some Crab Legs, Some Kimchi, a few Boston Crème Doughnuts and a milkshake for dessert.”

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