NE & MA Regional Manager / VP of National Accounts
Meet Brian, who oversees the Northeast and is VP of National Accounts. His journey began at Syracuse University, where he delved into the art of Hospitality Management before his love for all things culinary led him to a flourishing career, primarily in the world of food imports.
Brian’s career trajectory is a testament to his commitment to the food industry. He started his journey a a large food importer, immersing himself in the intricacies of the business and has since donned various roles at renowned organizations, including Atalanta Corporation, where he excelled in Sales Support and Sales. He later transitioned to DeCecco Pasta, where he served as the Eastern Regional Sales Manager, further solidifying his expertise. His journey then led him to Academia Barilla, where he held the position of Northeast Regional Sales Manager.
Today, Brian holds the prestigious position of VP National Accounts at Orlando Foods. In this role, he collaborates with a diverse array of partners, including distributors, wholesalers, manufacturers, retailers, restaurants, restaurant groups, and e-commerce platforms. As part of his ever-evolving responsibilities, Brian is soon set to lead a team of two in the Northeast, tasked with managing and nurturing the growth of our sales.
Brian’s passion for the products we offer at Orlando Foods is seamlessly woven into his daily life. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife Jess, their two young daughters, and their dog, Parm and testing and developing new recipes for breads, pastas, and sauces.
Some Fun Facts About Brian:
– Most underrated pizza topping? Olives
– Favorite dessert? Chocolate Mousse
– Favorite pasta cut? Casarecce
– Favorite Orlando Foods memory? Visiting our vendors in Italy and seeing their facilities and processes in person
– One word to describe yourself: Passionate