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Inmar Overview

Winston-Salem, NC
1001 to 5000 employees
1980
Company - Private
Information Technology
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Working at Inmar

Anyone who has redeemed a coupon, filled a prescription or returned a product, has touched Inmar. We apply technology and data science to improve outcomes for consumers and those who serve them. As a trusted intermediary for over 35 years, we have unmatched access to billions of ... Read more

Mission: We apply technology and data science to improve outcomes for consumers and those who serve them. As a trusted intermediary for over 35 years, we have unmatched access to billions of consumer and business transactions in real time. Our analytics, platforms and services enable ... Read more

Inmar – Why Work For Us?


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Do work and play really need to be separate? We don't think so.

 

Whether at our LEED platinum-certified headquarters or our locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Inmar associate experience nurtures the whole person through a flexible, high-energy work environment with opportunities to learn, network, socialize and serve our communities.

There’s no denying - we’re a big company: 4000+ associates strong, locations across North America and a client list that reads like a Who’s Who of both large international and boutique companies. But, we haven’t let go of the small-company agility that enables associates in any role to impact the business, take on new challenges and drive change in big ways.

Whatever your role, as an Inmar associate, you have access to leaders at the highest level and develop the camaraderie with teammates that results when there are no silos or barriers to influence.

Interaction with Leadership: Take advantage of myriad formal and impromptu opportunities to share ideas, socialize and collaborate with senior-level executives from all areas of the company.

  • Meet personally with our Chairman and CEO when you join at our headquarters location.
  • Chat and exchange ideas with Leadership during Affinity Group meetings, Coffees with Leadership and online CEO Chats, a great forum for idea exchange.
  • Stay up to date on important developments through Monday morning “10-4” sessions with Leadership.

Interaction like this often leads to special assignments that enable associates to contribute in new ways and uncover new passions and abilities. 

Learning Program: Innovation is our business and our culture. The Inmar Learning Program provides on-site opportunities to focus on your professional development, supporting an environment of continuous improvement and lifelong learning. 

Patent Incentive Program: Inmar offers an active and generous Patent Incentive Program that rewards creative-thinking associates in all areas of our company. The program’s phased structure offers rewards at every stage of the process.

Affinity Groups: Network and engage during and after work hours with team members who share your interests in associate-led groups that grow in number as new ideas emerge. Current groups include:

  • Empowering Inmar Women
  • Emerging Leaders
  • Culture and Wellness

Prefer something more informal? Join lunch-time card battle games or cycling, running, crochet, softball and kickball groups. 

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Inmar Cares Program: Connect with service opportunities consistent with your interests and receive paid time off to serve the community. Inmar associates are active in more than 50 service organizations, giving their time, talent and treasure to the communities in which we live and work. Inmar Cares helps you connect with team members who share your passions and commitment to service.

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Family Fun: Inmar’s commitment to an integrated work experience includes involving family and friends in our fun. The Inmar 5K, Halloween parties, gingerbread house competitions, Family Fun Days, Heart Walks, help share your passions for career and family. 

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Online Associate News Service: With so much going on, our 24-hour associate news service makes sure you know what’s happening inside Inmar and “out and about” in our community. 


Inmar's experienced Leadership team is dedicated to delivering solid, sustainable results for our clients and to cultivating an environment geared to the needs and preferences of high-performing professionals. 


L. David Mounts

CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

David joined Inmar as Chief Executive Officer in April 2010 and assumed the additional role of Chairman in February 2014. David has extensive operations and financial management experience in U.S., Europe and Asia. He has lived and worked in all three regions. David's expertise in investment, innovation, industry collaboration and corporate development has supported transformative product innovation and the growth of information-driven networks spanning over 200 countries at UPS. Prior to joining the Inmar team, David was Executive Vice President of Supply Chain for Domino's Pizza, Inc. He also served as Domino's Chief Financial Officer from 2005 to 2007. Prior to Domino's, David held several positions during a nearly 23 year tenure at UPS, including Chief Financial Officer, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, and Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions. David has an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He is Chairman of the Wharton Alumni Executive Board, serves on the Board of Visitors for the Wake Forest University Schools of Business and is a member of the Board of Directors for the United Way of Forsyth County. David also serves on the Board of Directors of Papa Murphy’s Holdings, Inc.


Sharon Joyner-Payne

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS AND GREAT TEAMS!

Sharon Joyner-Payne is Inmar's Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications and Great Teams. She leads all Corporate Communications and Human Resource functions for the company, which has more than 4,000 employees in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. She is responsible for corporate messaging to all internal and external audiences. Sharon joined Inmar in 1984 as a Customer Service Representative and has served in positions of increasing responsibility. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President, Marketing, where she was instrumental in formulating and preparing Inmar's outreach to investors in 2013 and its ultimate transition to Abry Partners in January 2014. She holds a BSBA in Marketing from Appalachian State University and an MBA from Wake Forest University. She was named a 2013 Women in Business Leader by the Triad Business Journal and is a charter member of Inmar Empowering Women.


Fred Jorgenson

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

Fred is Inmar's Executive Vice President and General Counsel.In this capacity, Fred oversees the legal, regulatory and merger & acquisition functions. Prior to joining Inmar, he served as Vice President and General Counsel of AuthenTec, Inc. as the company transitioned from a venture backed start-up to a publicly traded industry leader. In addition to key roles in AuthenTec's 2007 IPO and M&A activities, Fred was a significant contributor in the October 2012 sale of the company to Apple. Prior to AuthenTec, Fred was Senior Counsel for intellectual property and licensing at Raytheon Company, the Chief Executive Officer of RJ Mears, LLC, and Assistant General Counsel of Fujitsu Network Communications. He received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Florida International University and a JD degree from Florida State University. He is a member of the bar in the states of North Carolina and Florida, as well as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Greg Kerr

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER

Greg Kerr serves as Inmar's Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he manages Inmar's solution development teams, and defines and leads technology strategy. He is responsible for strengthening existing commerce networks, while integrating mobile and emerging technologies to enhance our value proposition. Prior to joining Inmar Greg served as Vice President, Software Development, for AuthenTec, where he was responsible for defining software strategy and leading the company's technical Mergers and Acquisition teams. While with AuthenTec, he was involved in the development of the technology that enables the iPhone's Touch ID fingerprint identity and played a key role in the company's sale to Apple, Inc. Prior to AuthenTec, he was Vice President of Engineering, Sonic Solutions, where he led the integration of engineers located across six countries in Europe, Asia and the U.S. Greg also founded several successful software development companies. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with Honors in Physical Chemistry. He is fluent in English and German and academic Spanish and Russian.



Roy Simrell

PRESIDENT AND CHIEF CLIENT OFFICER

Roy is President and Chief Client Officer for Inmar. In this role, he leads Sales and Marketing for Promotion, Healthcare and Supply Chain. With 30 years of extensive experience, he brings to Inmar and its clients a deep understanding of these industries and how technology and core business services can help drive profitability, efficiency and consumer engagement.

Previously, Roy served as Global CEO for Symphony EYC and as President/CEO for Retalix USA and Global Supply Chain. He also held several executive-level positions for Catalina Marketing, including serving as Senior Vice President of Information Technology and Research and Development. During his time with Catalina, he held positions in the U.S. and Europe, where he worked with retailers and brands to drive sales and increase loyalty.


John Ross

PRESIDENT

John is President, Inmar. He brings extensive shopper analytics expertise and executive management experience to Inmar. Prior to joining Inmar, John was head of global agency holding company Interpublic Group's (IPG) (NYSE: IPG) Emerging Media Lab and founder and Chief Executive Officer of IPG's Shopper Sciences. John has spent a majority of his career in e-commerce and marketing, and retail, serving in store operations and merchandising. He spent 11 years with Home Depot before joining IPG to head its retail efforts. John holds an MBA from Tulane University.


Rob Zomok

PRESIDENT

Rob is President, Inmar. He joined Inmar in this role in January 2016. Rob brings tremendous global supply chain leadership experience to Inmar. During his 20-year career, he has gained a reputation for making significant domestic and international supply chain operational improvements for companies such as Hershey, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Meguiar’s. He also served as Lead Faculty Area Chair for the University of Phoenix School of Business, where he taught graduate-level and undergraduate-level courses in management theory, strategic planning, economics and organizational behavior. Rob was Senior Director of Client Solutions and Analytics, and Director of Operations for the Northeast Region for Inmar. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering with Distinction and an MBA from Penn State University.

 

Bill Sussman

PRESIDENT

Bill serves as President, Collective Bias, an Inmar Company. He has more than 20 years of experience in shopper marketing, retail, consumer products and media. Prior to Collective Bias, he held executive leadership roles for Walmart, Nickelodeon, Ringling Bros., and Triad Retail Media. At Nickelodeon, Bill led the launch of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles consumer products at Walmart and Sam’s Club. At Triad Retail Media, Bill helped large eCommerce retailers monetize their online traffic via digital advertising. At Walmart, Bill helped integrate acquired brands (Amigo into Walmart Puerto Rico and Bompreco into Walmart Brazil) and launch a new apparel brand (George in Walmart Canada). In addition, Bill has 10 years of management consulting experience. Bill holds an MBA from Columbia University and a B.S. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.


Rich Schmidt

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Rich serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Inmar. He is responsible for directing Inmar's financial activities, establishing and monitoring the Company's budgets and forecasts and ensuring that Inmar's capital is invested for growth. Rich oversees Inmar's financial, tax, treasury, procurement, planning/analysis and risk management functions. Rich's career includes more than twenty years of finance experience with more than thirteen of these years spent concurrently supporting Inmarʼs technology team. He is a seasoned Inmar veteran, having served in a number of finance and technology roles. His areas of expertise include finance and accounting, mergers and acquisition, IT strategy and infrastructure, Six Sigma Continuous Improvement and procurement. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and an MBA, both from Wake Forest University and is a CPA.


 

Inmar History

Thirty three years ago, John Whitaker, son of an RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company executive, founded Inmar and started the first company called Carolina Coupon Clearing, a business for clearing coupons for retailers. At the time, the advanced technology of the coupon industry involved weighing coupons by the pound. John and his team of former IBM associates had a novel ideal. They decided to apply technology to the practice of coupon settlement.

That was really the start of a philosophy at Inmar that continues today – applying technology to live at the heart of complex transactions, where ultimately billions of dollars are exchanged every year. Our start in coupon processing remains an important part of who we are. But, it's been an amazing journey over these past three decades.

Today Inmar has taken that philosophy of applying technology to complex transactions and operates intelligent commerce networks that improve the quality, efficiency and collaboration among retailers, manufacturers and other trading partners.

Inmar is a trusted third-party intermediary responsible for providing solutions in three unique commerce networks:

 
Inmar Promotion Network

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Inmar Promotion Network


Inmar Supply Chain Network

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Inmar Supply Chain Network


Inmar Healthcare Network

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Inmar Healthcare Network




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It’s tough to focus on rules-breaking innovation when other concerns are weighing on you. From the moment you begin your career with Inmar, you have access to an award-winning benefits package, from health, dental and vision coverage that begins on the first day of employment, to flexible and generous Paid Time Off, and wellness initiatives. Our team members are adventurous and like to move fast – our benefits package is designed to keep pace with them, and even challenge them to keep improving their fitness and wellness levels.

Our benefits and wellness plans consistently rank us among the best. We have been named a Healthiest Employer, a top Family-friendly Company and a Top Workplace. We also are an American Heart Association Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite.                    

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  • Health, dental and vision coverage that’s effective the first day you come onboard.
  • An award-winning Wellness Program with options to meet diverse goals and needs:
    • Health and wellness fairs
    • Annual biometric screening
    • Onsite health improvement classes
    • Mobile mammogram visits
    • Annual 5K
    • Wellness challenges and competitions for all fitness levels
    • Onsite fitness classes, like yoga and Zumba.
    • Lunchtime wellness classes
    • On-site Café with healthy food options
  • Flexible Paid Time Off lets you use your time in the way that’s right for you and your family.
  • 401(k) deferral contributions are matched at 50% up to 6%; 100% of plan contributions are vested immediately
  • On-site financial wellness classes
  • Health coaching programs
  • Stress and weight management
  • Formal on-site learning program and professional development programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Text for Success
  • Professional organizations
  • Mentoring
  • Patent Incentive Program

 

 

Inmar is headquartered in a LEED platinum-certified building in which every detail was planned to enable teams to collaborate, solve problems and innovate. In all of our locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico team members have the environments they need to work and grow.

Our corporate headquarters is located in the Wake Forest University Innovation Quarter, a corporate campus filled with companies, technologists and scientists who are driving advancements in diverse industries. This setting accommodates our technology-centered product and service offerings and our highly skilled technologists, data scientists and retail experts.

Ranked by Forbes as one of the top downtowns in the U.S., our location in downtown Winston-Salem North Carolina, provides Inmar associates access to restaurants, galleries, shops, theater, street festivals, rich history and other activities, making it a great place to live, work and play.



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    I have been working at Inmar full-time

    Pros

    Stretches your knowledge. Be prepared for a big learning curve, which is good.

    Cons

    Clique-like atmosphere. Have to be "popular" with the right people. Tons of favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Tell your managers to not get involved in the clique-like behavior.

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Inmar Photos

Inmar photo of: The atrium of our LEED platinum-certified facility provides magnificent natural light and a central gathering place.
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Inmar photo of: Inmar associates have access to all that downtown offers, including the opportunity for walking meetings.
Inmar photo of: Inmar's LEED platinum-certified facility, opened in 2013, was designed specifically to foster innovative thinking and collaboration.
Inmar photo of: A fun break with teammates can lead to some creative thinking!
Inmar photo of: Inmar engineers partner with area students to foster interest in STEM education.
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Inmar Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. I interviewed at Inmar (Winston-Salem, NC) in July 2017.

    Interview

    Completed one phone screen and one in-person interview for the position. The phone screen was relaxed, with general questions, and lasted 30 minutes. Types of questions included why I wanted to work for Inmar, what interested me about the position applied to, what skills from current job could translate over. Was also asked what is my biggest weakness, conflict management, experience with Excel and reporting, and greatest accomplishment in my current role.

    The in-person interview went OK. Everyone was very friendly and professional. The environment at Inmar is very roomy and open. There is clear glass everywhere and you can see pretty much what everyone else is doing. It feels a little intimidating, honestly. People are dressed in a range from casual to business casual, some of them even wearing jeans.

    A young man interviewed me - very professional and well spoken. The vibe of the interview was one of "get-to-know-you", but he gave me plenty of time to ask questions as well, as he said an interview was a two-way street. The manner in which he presented his questions were eloquent yet firm and intentional, and I think this ended up intimidating me. I choked halfway through the interview because I just didn't feel like we had any chemistry. Overall I had a good learning experience, but I was right when I didn't think he would call me back for a second interview.

    Bottom line: prepare a good spiel and rehearse your responses!

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about digital promotions and the industry?   Answer Question
    • How do you handle multiple, competing priorities?   Answer Question
    • Tell me about your team dynamic and give an example of a time you worked on a team.   Answer Question
    • What is the one thing you can tell me about yourself that I couldn't gather from reading your resume?   Answer Question
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Inmar Awards & Accolades

  • Healthiest Employer, Triad Business Journal, 2014
  • Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite, American Heart Association, 2014
  • Pro to Know, Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, 2014
  • SDCE Green Award, Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, 2013
  • SDCE 100, Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine, 2013
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