Posted July 19, 2023

DPA Buying Group Hires New Vice President of Supplier Development

Scott Rouse brings DPA 15 years of accounting, finance and operations experience.

DPA Buying Group, a member-driven marketing and networking organization, welcomes Scott Rouse as VP of Supplier Development.

In his new role, Scott will work closely with the group’s preferred suppliers to increase sales and profits with distributor members, advance product training programs for distributors, and rollout a new and exciting travel incentive program.

Scott comes to DPA with 15 years of accounting, finance, and operations experience. He has worked for the nation’s top craft beer distributor where he grew and developed the company’s expansive supplier portfolio. His areas of expertise include general-ledger accounting, account reconciliation, P&L analysis, cashflow utilization, financial forecasting, budgeting, and inventory management.

He also brings experience in the non-profit senior living and healthcare space having managed several prominent accounts.

“Scott brings a wealth of financial and business knowledge to DPA Buying Group and we’re excited to utilize his talents as DPA continues to grow and expand, “ Zachary Haines, CEO, DPA Buying Group.

In other news, DPA welcomed six new distributors this month, has over 50 Summer Heat promotions for distributor members, and is working to finalize plans for their 2024 spring buying and networking conference.

For more information about joining The DPA Buying Group, please visit us at or call (800) 652-7826.