Our employees are our biggest asset. They represent and support each manufacturer’s business as if it were their own. This entrepreneurial mindset has been part of our culture since Harry O’Hare founded the company in 1956.
 
Today, we have over 500 dedicated and passionate JOH Associates who are guided by our leadership team and division managers.

Click on the associates' names below to view their bios.

Click here to view our associates Behind The Scenes.

Our Leadership Team

Chip O'Hare
Chip O'Hare
Chairman, CEO & Visionary
John Saidnawey
John Saidnawey
President & COO
Carl Annese
Carl Annese
Senior VP, Corporate Retail Operations
Laura George
Laura George
Director of Human Resources
Bobbie O'Hare
Bobbie O'Hare
VP Business Development

Our Division Managers

Gerry Castignetti
Gerry Castignetti
EVP, Sales Manager Grocery, Frozen & Dairy
Gerry Castignetti
Jerry Larsson
VP, Grocery
Matt O'Hare
Matt O'Hare
Director, Frozen & Dairy
Brian Gasuik
Brian Gasuik
EVP, General Manager, Upstate
Gary Rosenthal
Gary Rosenthal
EVP, General Manager, Metro NY/NJ
Gary Larkin
Gary Larkin
EVP, General Manager, Mid-Atlantic
Tom Casey
Tom Casey
EVP, Regional Director, Produce
Jim Oettinger
Jim Oettinger
EVP, Metro NY/NJ Produce
Theresa Lowden
Theresa Lowden
EVP, Mid-Atlantic Produce
Chris Darmody
Chris Darmody
EVP, Fresh
Kevin Tassinari
Kevin Tassinari
EVP, Non Foods
Kevin Shea
Kevin Shea
EVP, Confection
Art Papazian
Art Papazian
EVP, Specialty
Kathy Ferguson
Kathy Ferguson
VP, Alternate Channel
Bob Monroe
Bob Monroe
EVP, Private Label