Strategic Retail Partners Announces David Foster as New CEO

CASTLE ROCK, CO (Jan. 1, 2024) – Strategic Retail Partners, a leading supplier to more than 60,000 retailers in the U.S. and Canada, announced the hiring of David Foster as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Darrin Eisele, the company’s founder and current Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will be retiring as CEO at the end of 2023, but will remain on the Board of Directors.

David’s journey with Strategic Retail Partners (SRP) began in June 2018, when he joined as Vice President of Finance. His aptitude for leadership and financial acumen led to his promotion to Chief Financial Officer in 2020. In this role, David played a pivotal role in steering the company through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to 2020 becoming SRP’s most successful year.

Before his impactful tenure at SRP, David co-founded Everytable, a Los Angeles-based social enterprise dedicated to improving healthy food accessibility. His extensive financial expertise is also marked by managerial roles at Groceryships, Aurora Capital Partners, and Credit Suisse.

As SRP's new CEO, David brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success. His strategic financial insights, honed across diverse sectors, position him uniquely to lead SRP into a future of continued growth and innovation.