Our Team

Mark D. SmithPresident

Mark Smith has more than three decades as an industry veteran. 

Previous positions held include:

Vice President, Sales at Sara Lee Corp.

Regional Business Manager at Acosta Sales & Marketing;

President of the GMA/Chicago. 

Educational training, degrees:

B.S. Degree, 1982, North Alabama.

MBA Degree, 1984,  Ball State University.

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Experienced Staff, quality service

Leanne Digan, National Account Executive

Leanne has 25+ years of experience in the specialty food industry.  She started as a food broker and has held several positions within the industry before moving into this national sales management position. Her vast knowledge of the specialty food channel allows her to serve all of our clients with confidence.

Kelly CheopSales Support Manager

More than two decades in administrative & sales support, Kelly has held positions at Certified Grocers, Gaucho Foods and Acosta Sales & Marketing. B.S. Degree, 2000, Elmhurst College. Click to send email.

Lisa Leon, Sales Manager/Ethnic

More than 20 years experience in the industry, Lisa is an expert in Latino Food marketing, She has held positions with Kimberly-Clark Corp. and Acosta Sales & Marketing. B.S. Degree, 1991 DePaul University.

Retail Sales Representatives

Leilani Hernandez

Sandra Guzman

Mayra Hernandez

Ricardo Godoy

Iliana Carranza

Irma Herrera