Jeff Pugh has been disrupting the local meat industry since 2014. Since the early days of meatpacking and old school butcher shops, the business of buying and selling protein in Las Vegas was dominated by two or three major players. They operated by their own rules and ran the show unopposed for decades. But as a man from humble beginnings, settling for the status quo has just never been his thing.
He built the early part of his career at a leading global food distribution conglomerate, where he became all too familiar with navigating corporate bureaucracy and following age-old company protocol. In his 15 years of experience, he found that instead of expediting the sales process and improving customer satisfaction, these system-driven initiatives actually did the very opposite: They barricaded him from serving his customers in the best, most efficient ways possible