Our Leadership

President and Founder

Phil Karl – President and Founder of Performance Sales and Marketing

Phil Karl – President, Performance Sales and Marketing

Phil Karl founded Performance Sales and Marketing in 2001 after serving as San Antonio Division President for Marketing Specialist.

Prior to Marketing Specialist, Phil worked for several of the industry’s leading manufacturers, including C. H. Guenther and Unilever.

Phil serves as Chairman of the Independent Food Brokers Association and also serves on the board of the San Antonio Food Bank. Phil is a graduate of Southern Methodist University.

Business Management Team

Our team of elite business managers have extensive market experience and an entrepreneurial spirit that delivers real results. Our collaborative planning and execution process creates brand equity with both the customer and consumer.

Market Knowledge

We know the market and what your customers expect. Our business management team draws from over 300 years of combined customer and market experience.

Brand Development

Our team focuses on getting results. We help you build and develop your brands, and our entrepreneurial spirit delivers real results.

Trusted Advisers

You can trust your brand to our team. The results we deliver and our experience over the years have earned us a reputation as market experts and trusted advisers.


Leading the Path to Purchase.