LEADERSHIP TEAM

Commercial Kitchen Professionals

Rod Gainsforth

Rod has been in the foodservice industry for more than 25 years and oversees the business development efforts and day to day operations of Ashland’s Richmond, VA office. Prior to joining Ashland, Rod owned his own successful foodservice equipment company, which he sold in 2007. Rod is also a 1982 graduate of the University of Utah, with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Rod’s combined education and hands-on experience in dealership ownership, have aided substantially in the growth of the VA office under Rod’s leadership, through departmental expansion and a strategic new premised location.