Leadership Team

Focused on values and performance

Jerry Parisi, Chairman & CEO

Jerry’s father, Joe, founded the company in 1944.  Jerry came aboard in 1963 and has been the CEO since 1974.  Under Jerry’s leadership the company exited the wholesale candy and tobacco business, expanded the paper and janitorial supply business, and entered the customized foodservice distribution business.

Mario Parisi, President

Mario joined I Supply Company as a full-time Sales Manager in 1998 after working with the company for a number of years in various part-time positions.  Co-President since 2002, Mario moved up to his current position in 2017.

Victor Ragucci, Jr., CFO & Vice President of Administration

Victor joined the company in mid-2017 to lead the Finance, IT, Human Resources and Facilities teams.  Over the past 13 years, he was the Senior VP Operations and CFO of a large HVAC business with multiple sites across North America.  Prior to that, Victor  held senior level positions in both manufacturing and government.

Ed Medlock, Executive Vice President

Ed is the newest member of our Leadership Team, having come aboard in December 2017. He responsible for Systems Foodservice, Sales/Customer Service, Procurement, Operations, and Logistics at both of our Distribution Centers. Most recently Ed served as Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics and Program Management for QSCC, Inc., the Wendy’s purchasing Co-op.

Tim Detrick, Vice President of Systems Sales

Tim started with I Supply Company as a sales representative in 1984 and was promoted to District Sales Manager in 1990.  He was promoted to Vice President of Account Development for our Street Division in 1993 and to Vice President of Customized Foodservice Distribution in 1999. Tim Became Vice President of System Sales in 2017.

Ted Chambers, Vice President of Operations 

Ted came aboard in March of 2015.  In April of 2017 he was named Vice President of Operations, and is now responsible for all Warehouse and Transportation departments.  Ted has spent the last 15 years in food distribution, starting as a warehouse person and truck driver, and advancing through several management positions.

Gene Shepard, Vice President of Street Division & Procurement

Gene joined I Supply Company in 2004 and now leads our Street Division, as well as the Procurement Department.  Gene has worked in distribution sales, manufacturing sales, manufacturing management, and procurement since 1977.