Selection Committee Members: John Maggiore

John started Maggiore’s Sales & Marketing in 2003 as a brokerage and consulting firm specializing in Natural and Specialty products.  As a broker John represents Natural Food products to the supermarket channel in the New England region.  Among the lines currently represented are Pirate Brands, Angie’s Popcorn, and Red’s Burritos, previously he represented the brands of Bear Naked, Kind Bar and Vita Coco Coconut Water.  As a consultant he primarily works with company to develop a sales strategy and drive sales, in addition to other sales management functions such as to broker selection and trade spending management.  Twice a year John works with the Natural Products Consulting in running their sales seminar “Becoming a More Effective Sales Manager in the Natural and Specialty Channel”.   Prior to starting his own company he spent 17 years working on the retail side of the business he last position was the Category Manager of Natural Foods at Stop & Shop.  John is a graduate of Northeastern University.