John J. Gillespie has championed a proven track record in supply chain logistics, warehouse operations and charity fundraising. John has earned national respect for his ability to network and passion for communication, which have translated into positive business results for more than 30 years in the food distribution industry and regional charities support. John has demonstrated people skills and talents in leadership, team building, warehouse operations, facility management, business and employee development, sales, marketing, promotions and community relations which are “some of the best in the business.”
John J. Gillespie has held warehouse and operation’s manager positions with two of the largest food distribution companies in the country. An innovative, “outside the box” thinker and “take charge” strategic planner, John’s career successes have included developing and managing annual operating budgets, establishing goals and objectives with a focused emphasis on employee engagement and attainment, successfully growing the business, organizational development, eliminating operational waste, driving sales and customer service to increase profit margins and “bottom line” financial results.
John J. Gillespie has earned respect as a team builder and built a reputation as a strong leader, mentor and coach throughout the supply chain industry. Additionally, as a “Go-to Guy,” John has challenged himself and teams to provide support within local communities in a variety ways outside the daily work objectives. John has piloted countless charity fundraising events to sponsor funds and organizations. With an established history of designing and organizing special events, John has become a “point man,” guiding these events to successfully raising thousands of dollars for a multitude of charities and foundations. John’s reputation in the area of community involvement has earned him local recognition and numerous accolades over the past three decades.
Spanning John’s professional and personal career, he has exhibited an energetic and positive attitude toward all aspects of his life experiences. With a passion for communication skills, John continues to embrace ongoing opportunities to grow his network of business and personal relationships. The geography of John’s professional career is illustrated by countless landmarks that highlight his journey along his “people skills” path. Recognized for his work ethic and diligence, John is most respected for his loyalty and his unwavering appreciation of family and friends.