James joined the agency in 1991, working alongside Ed Crocker as an associate, until becoming a partner in 1996. In 2003, James assumed complete ownership of the company and manages its operations from the administrative offices located in Palm City, Florida.
A graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University with a BS in Business and a concentration in Hotel Administration, James also atttended a 3 year advanced program at Arizona State University to earn the designation of Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representative.
Prior to joining the agency, James accumulated years of industry practical experience by working for Marriott Corporation for seven years, food and beverage directior at Marsh Landing Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida for three years, as well as internship experience in the restaurant business while attending college.
Collectively, James brings over 24 years of industry related experience to the company.
Justin joined the agency in April of 2000, and has the responsibility of covering key accounts in Orlando such as Walt Disney, Universal, and Darden, as well as the West Coast of Florida.
His industry related work experience includes sales at the distributor level for Superior Products, and Senior Manager for Steak and Ale for several years. The vast years of industry experience, and an overwhelming desire to want to service his customers makes Justin a true asset to our group.
He has a degree in Accounting from the University of Tampa, and was named All American on their highly competitive soccer team. Consequently, Justin went on to play on both the 1992 U.S. National Team and the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team as goalie. Justin also attended a 3 year advanced program at Arizona State University to earn the designation of Certified Professional Manufacturer’s Representative.
Kathleen joined our agency in December of 2014, to assume overseeing the administrative, financial and sales support functions of our agency. She has an extensive background in finance, both in the healthcare industry, as well as within some of the Fortune 500 companies such as Mobil Corporation and Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. Kathleen received her Bachelor of Arts at Wellesley College, and her MBA in Finance, with Distinction, from Pace University’s Lubin School of Business.
She has spent a good portion of her career, working for large corporations in Executive Management roles, and feels it is time to devote her experience, knowledge and expertise into the small business arena, where contribution and effort are more readily noticeable and appreciated! We are eager to build our business around her talents and business acumen.
Located in the Atlanta area, Chad Pratt brings over 14 years of industry experience to our group. He started in the foodservice industry as a Sales Associate with his father’s company C. Pratt & Associates and spent more than 10 years as a Business Development Manager for the Oneida Group. With such a strong tabletop background and experience delivering great sales and service to a broad spectrum of accounts, his knowledge and expertise make him a great addition to our team.
As part of our expansion plans, Terri joined our team in May, 2014. She was responsible, primarily, for covering the Alabama market and assisting, as needed, in the Georgia market. As of 2017, and part of our territory realignment strategy, Terri moved to Jacksonville to cover the northeast Florida market and the Florida panhandle.
Terri has a background in banking and lending, and owned/operated her own mortgage brokerage company in Florida, prior to the economic downturn in 2008, that devastated the real-estate lending industry. Just prior to coming to our company, Terri worked for a beverage dispensing company in Atlanta, marketing and selling dispensing equipment and installation services to the foodservice industry. She has a keen desire to master this new chapter in her professional career, as an independent manufacturer’s representative, and will use her practicum to develop and maintain strong selling and service skills.
Jessica is an invaluable member of our organization, and has been so for the many years she’s been with us! Although she took a years off to travel through this great country of ours as well as Canada, She is back to stay as long as she wishes! She is credited for having consolidated our entire operation and administrative requirements, from an organizational standpoint, down to one efficient office. Formerly with G&K Services for more than 12 years, Jessica specialized in this type of corporate restructuring, as well as opening offices, implementing SOP systems, and personnel training. Her administrative skills are too numerous to list; suffice it to say we are fortunate to have her in our organization!
Jason joined our agency in August, 2003 and brings seven years of food service sales experience to the group. Previously he worked for Edward Don & Company covering accounts in the Miami- South Beach area. His distinguished career there earned him accolades such as “Rookie of the Year“ (1996), three time winner of the Chairman’s Club for making quota over $1 Million and a three time recipient of the “Bell Ringers” Award for being in the top 5% company wide. A graduate from Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida, Jason earned a BS in Business Administration and played college baseball for 4 years. His territory covers Northeast Florida, From Tallahassee to Cocoa Beach, as well as select accounts in the Orlando market.
Jeff joined the agency in August, 1999 bringing with him 20 years industry related experience to our organization.
With an extensive background in the Beverage Segment of our industry, Jeff has worked in the operational side of both manufacturing and distributor roles. He specialized in placing equipment-dependent programs with chains and independent operators. With many years vested in working for Rep Source in the South Florida market, Jeff has established himself as a key resource component to our dealer base and end-users alike!
A native Floridian and graduate from Florida International University in Miami, with a BBA in Finance, Jeff covers South Florida with a focus on dealer/end user activities in Broward and Dade counties.
Keeping the family spirit alive and well, a brother to one of the principals of our firm, Damon joins the Rep Source family, as of April 25th, 2017. He has an extensive background in sales in several industries outside of the hospitality industry, earning him accolades for Sales Achievement and National Sales Awards from the companies he was associated with. Prior to that, Damon was in Food & Beverage Management, where he honed his operational skill set to run a profitable private business. He has a passion for providing quality resources and customer service to all facets of his professional career.
Outside of work, Damon has a passion for fishing and golfing. He is a proud family man, who cherishes his wife, 4 beautiful daughters and the only other man of the house, Reedus, his dog!
Danielle Onori joined our team mid-year 2015, expanding our coverage in Broward, Dade, and Monroe counties as a Sales Associate. Additionally, she has taken on coverage of the Naples/Ft. Myers area, as she develops her strong selling abilities.
Previously, she held numerous roles in a sales capacity, as well as dedicating the last several years to the Education industry within South Florida. Danielle is a graduate of The University of South Florida and was born and raised a South Florida native.
She was known as an innovator in the teaching field, by finding new ways to reach maximum student performance and results. She is self-motivated by her success in standing out from the crowd, and she will go the extra mile for her clients.
Jason joined the Rep Source team in April of 2015 and brings more than a decade of experience in the food service industry. For the past three years, Jason was a district sales manager for Everyware Global representing the Oneida, Anchor Hocking, Sch–nwald and World Kitchen brands throughout central and north Florida. Prior to that, he spent five years as a district sales representative for Cheney Brothers, where he was awarded Golden Circle for exceeding budget in both sales and profit. Jason also credits several years in restaurant management for giving him a better understanding of front and back-of-house operations. In his free time, Jason enjoys boating and spending time with his wife and son. Jason was born and raised in Orlando and serves the Central Florida region.
Leslie McIntyre is an Account Manager for the Rep Source team, and covers the Georgia, and E. Tennessee markets. She comes to Rep Source with seven years of prior experience as a manufacturer’s representative with a previous group, and is already well entrenched within the territory.
Previous to this, Leslie worked for five years with Edward Don & Co. in Atlanta, affecting inside sales, administrative responsibilities and handling a multi-unit key new account in sales and development. Leslie’s confident approach to selling and customer relations management will serve our company well, as she helps us build our expanding portfolio in this territory.