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Established 41 years ago, Hugh R. McCaffery has built McCaffery & Associates, Inc. into a nationally respected, industry leading sales, marketing and product development firm.  McCaffery & Associates, Inc. is a Northwest based company with long established relationships from the small regional store fronts to the nation's largest retailer - providing access and market exposure in over 5,000 locations in the US, Canada, Mexico and Asia.  Prior to 1997, McCaffery & Associates, Inc. operated under the names Merrick-Horn and Mernick-McDowell.


McCaffery & Associates, Inc. represents some of the most prestigious brand names facilitating strategic and expedient product-to-market, in every form, in every channel.  Our well respected reputation in the marketplace is backed by over 200 combined years of sales, marketing, product development, promotional planning, category management and procurement experience.  McCaffery & Associates, Inc. is dedicated to exceeding the objectives of our manufacturers and factory partners.


Hugh is retired now and lives in Palm Springs, CA with his wife Nancy and has ten grandchildren.



Brandon R. McCaffery

Managing Partner


Brandon joined McCaffery & Associates, Inc. in 1994 as an Account Executive in Washington State for Costco Wholesale.  Brandon's emphasis is on working closely with the customer and manufacturer/factory partners to source, develop and bring to market exclusive products in the furniture, home décor and home improvement/hardware categories.  Prior to 1994, Brandon spent two years as Division Manager for American Greetings.  Brandon was named Vice President in May 2006 and  manages the day-to-day operations of the Issaquah branch office.  Education: BS Political Science, Portland State University.  Brandon is married and has two children.


Drew Nolte 

Managing Partner


Drew joined McCaffery & Associates, Inc. in 2005 and has been an outstanding addition to the McCaffery team.  Prior to his employment at McCaffery he held several positions at Costco Wholesale, which included roles in Warehouse Operations and Executive Membership.  He transferred into Sporting Goods in 1999 as an ICS.  Drew's expertise in the furniture business has truly strengthened our sales team.  He travels to Asia on a regular basis to tour the factories, which gives him firsthand knowledge of the furniture market.  Drew is married and has three children.



Shannon Hamilton

Managing Partner


Shannon joined McCaffery & Associates, Inc. in 1994 focusing her energy on Housewares and Table Top.  Prior to her employment at McCaffery  she worked in the retail industry for over 8 years.  Shannon brings 18 years of retail experience.  Education: BS International Communications, Portland State University - Certification in Viticulture, Washington State University. Shannon lives in Portland, OR and has one child.