Meet the Team

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Manny Garcia
President & CEO

Over 25 Years Experience in the industry.

Manny is the Founder & President of Pan American Food Brokers
Headquarter Calls Include: Publix Super Markets, Winn-Dixie Stores, Albertsons LLC - Florida, Sedano's, Sweetbay Supermarket, Save- A- Lot and Independent Chains (AG & Southeast)

Manny's experience started as a Sales Rep at Hi Grade Foods - #1 So. Fla. Frozen/Dairy DSD Distributor and then as Business Development Manager for Borden Foods, Wise Snack Company – Chain Stores, DSD Distributors & Owner Operators

Douglas "Chip" Gavron
Account Executive - Jacksonville Area

Chip Gavron is the Account Executive responsible for the Jacksonville Area.

Bill Robinson
Account Executive & Retail Director - Northern Division

Bill is our Account Executive for Albertsons LLC - Florida, Associated Grocers of Florida’s Northern Division, Bravo Supermarkets - Central Florida, Retail execution for all Central & Northern Florida retail.

With over 30 years experience in meat and deli as district and region manager with Wilson Foods Corp, Bar-s Foods, and Dubuque Brands.  Before joining our team, Bill was Florida Business Manager with Roger Wood Foods  of Savannah, GA.

Tom O'Hara
Account Executive / Club Store

Tom is our Account Executive for our Club Stores – Costco Wholesale Corp, BJ’s Wholesale Club, Sam's Club, and CostULess Warehouse Stores.

Tom lives in Glendale, AZ and represents Pan American on the West Coast.  Tom concentrates on warehouse club and retail business in the various west coast markets. 

Tom started working with us in May 2006.  Prior to that, Tom worked for Bar-S Foods Company for 9 1/2 years.  His last role with Bar-S was National Account Manager for Warehouse Clubs.  Customers included: Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, B.J.'S Wholesale Club, and Cost U Less, Inc.  His retail and distributor experience with Bar-S included: Safeway, Inc., Haggen , Super Valu, and United Grocers.

Candida Mondejar
Customer Service/Sales Administrator – Chain Stores

Candi is the Office Manager and is responsible for our Chain Accounts.

Millie Valiente
Marketing Coordinator

Millie is currently our Marketing Coordinator.  This role includes the responsibilities of product brand awareness, product promotions, advertising campaigns, event coordination, collateral development, as well as media programs.

Judy Rodriguez
Comptroller

Judy is responsible for financial statements, cash controls, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivables, implement financial policies and procedures, establish and maintain cash controls, maintain and reconcile the general ledger and ensure transactions are properly recorded and entered into the computerized accounting system.

Julian Casal
CPA - V.P. of Finance & CFO