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Joe Burnett Joins A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing Foodservice & Disposable Goods Team

February 19, 2021

A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce that Joe Burnett will join its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division. Joe will serve as a Regional Director in the Maryland/Virginia Market and will be leading the A.J. Letizio team in its recent expansion of its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division into that territory. A.J. Letizio recently announced several other key hires and acquisitions and adding Joe to the team strengthens a growing mid-Atlantic presence. Joe comes to A.J. Letizio with a diverse background in foodservice. He has held positions in sales, business development, and national accounts with Summit Food Marketing, Kettle Cuisine Soup Co., and Pilgrim’s Chicken. Most recently, Joe served as Market Director for the CORE Group. Joe lives with his family in Oxford, PA. “Joe is a dynamic personality that will be a catalyst for our team in his marketplace.” says President/COO Bob Tessitore. “We are all so excited to have him be a part of our growth.” A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a Super-Regional Sales Agency that will celebrate its 33rd year in operation in 2021. As Windham, New Hampshire’s largest private employer, A.J. Letizio and its staff members operate out of their newly opened award-winning national headquarters in Windham, its recently opened Parlin, New Jersey regional headquarters and now from their New York City regional headquarters. A.J. Letizio’s Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Division provides service throughout the Eastern United States and its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division operates in the Northeast United States. For more information, visit www.ajletizio.com  

Brian Sell Joins A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing Foodservice & Disposable Goods Team

February 1, 2021

 A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce that Brian Sell will join its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division. Brian will serve as an Account Manager in the Eastern Pennsylvania Market and will be joining the growing A.J. Letizio team in its recent expansion of its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division into that territory. A.J. Letizio recently announced several other key hires and acquisitions and adding Brian to the team strengthens a growing mid-Atlantic presence. Brian brings a diverse background in the food business with over 20 years of experience. He has held positions in instore retail merchandising, retail brokerage, and K-12 manufacturing. He has been in foodservice sales for 8 years, joining us from The CORE Group’s Eastern PA office. Brian lives with his wife and daughter in Lebanon, PA. “Brian is a great addition to AJ Letizio and helps us round out our growing presents in Eastern Pennsylvania”, says Adam Letizio, SVP Foodservice & Disposable Goods. A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a Super-Regional Sales Agency that will celebrate its 33rd year in operation in 2021. As Windham, New Hampshire’s largest private employer, A.J. Letizio and its staff members operate out of their newly opened award-winning national headquarters in Windham, its recently opened Parlin, New Jersey regional headquarters and now from their New York City regional headquarters. A.J. Letizio’s Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Division provides service throughout the Eastern United States and its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division operates in the Northeast United States. For more information, visit www.ajletizio.com [/fsn_text][/fsn_column][/fsn_row]

Jim Vandergeest Joins A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing Foodservice & Disposable Goods Team

February 1, 2021

A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jim Vandergeest will join its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division. Jim will serve as a Regional Director in the Pennsylvania Market and will be leading the A.J. Letizio team in its recent expansion of its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division into Eastern Pennsylvania. This comes on the heals of A.J. Letizio’s Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division recent acquisition and expansion into the metro New York region. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph University, Philadelphia, PA. Jim recently held the position of Market Director of the Core Group. Jim brings over 30 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, which includes positions at Summit Food Marketing, Grant Hanson Associates, Saputo, Best Foods and E&J Gallo Winery. Jim is also a Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representative from Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business. “Jim is the perfect person to lead our team in Eastern PA and bring the best of A.J. Letizio to the customers and clients of this market” said SVP Adam Letizio. Jim has five children and lives in King of Prussia, PA with his wife Mary Jude. [/fsn_text][/fsn_column][/fsn_row]

 A.J. Letizio Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division Expands Coverage to Include the Northeastern United States

January 1, 2021

  A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of its foodservice division to include the Baltimore/Washington and Southern Virginia markets. This expansion allows for continuous foodservice coverage from the Southern border of Virginia through Maine, along with wholesale cash and carry coverage of the Eastern United States. This geography allows A.J. Letizio’s Foodservice & Disposable Goods division to service nearly a quarter of the US population. This follows A.J. Letizio’s recent acquisition of Forgione Associates. Forgione had long been providing coverage in these territories, and the addition of key personnel will only improve that footprint. A.J. Letizio will continue to strengthen its market coverage through existing staff and key new hires across the entire territory. “This is another major step forward in our 20-year strategic plan,” says SVP Adam Letizio, “and we are incredibly proud to have the best team in the industry serving our customers and clients throughout the Northeast.” A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a Super-Regional Sales Agency that will celebrate its 33rd year in operation in 2021. As Windham, New Hampshire’s largest private employer, A.J. Letizio and its staff members operate out of their newly opened award-winning national headquarters in Windham, its recently opened Parlin, New Jersey regional headquarters and now from their New York City regional headquarters. A.J. Letizio’s Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Division provides service throughout the Eastern United States and its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division operates in the Northeast United States. For more information, visit www.ajletizio.com