Colby College, BA/Economics & Spanish, Northwestern University, School of Continuing Studies
Matt joined the company in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Matt spent eight years working in Sales for BlackRock, a global investment management firm. In 2016, Matt became President of the Company
Account Management, Sales Tracking & Analysis, Sales Calls, Club/Retail Surveys, Website Editor, and New Account Development
Westfield State, BS/Education
Michelle joined the company in 1990 where she worked alongside the founder, John Sr.
Order Processing, Invoicing, Office Administration, Account Management, Sales Calls, and New Account Development
John Overton Jr.
Cornell University, BS/Marketing and Business Administration, Food Industry Management Major.
Joined in 1992 where he worked alongside John Sr. and Michelle. In 2003 took over as President of the firm, as John, Sr. moved into a consultation role. In 2016 John moved into the CEO role.
Account Management, Sales Data Analysis, Marketing Program Analysis and Implementation, Sales Calls, Club/Retail Surveys, and New Account Development
John Overton Sr.
Boston College, BS/BusinessCornell University, MBA/Marketing and Business Management
In the beginning of his career, John Sr. spent 12 years in retail grocery operations with First National Stores. His roles there included: head grocery buyer, corporate frozen food merchandiser, grocery buyer, and retail operations. After this John Sr. joined Barclay, Brown & Jones food brokerage for two years where he gained sales management experience in private label sales. In 1976, John Sr. left Barclay, Brown, & Jones food brokerage and created his own company, j.m. Overton Sales & Marketing where he continues to add value today.
Consultant to the Company & New Account Development