Cammie Chatterton - Founder, President & CEO


Cammie Chatterton was one of the first women in the U.S. to own a retail food brokerage business, having established Bay Food Brokerage in 1993.

Along with her executive and entrepreneurial leadership, she has three decades of experience in perishable foods, predominately focusing on the meat, dairy, seafood and deli side of the retail industry.

In addition to overseeing the strategic growth and success of Bay Food Brokerage, Cammie also oversees meat sales for Publix headquarters.


Education & Personal Interests

Cammie graduated from Marshall University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and communications.

Her personal interests include:

  • Spending time with family, friends and spoiling the grandchildren
  • Traveling to new places and the places she love going back to
  • Cheering on the Bucs, Lightning, Jesuit and WVU sports
  • Relaxing at home with a good book by the pool and lake

Leadership & Memberships

Leadership positions Cammie currently holds include:

  • Board of directors for Feeding Tampa Bay
  • Executive board of directors for the Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of trustees of Jesuit High School

Cammie is a member of:

  • CEO Council of Tampa Bay
  • The Florida chapter of Grocery Manufacturers’ Representatives (GMR) (and past board member)
  • Florida Frozen and Fresh Manufacturers Representatives
  • International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA)
  • National Protein and Food Distributors Association (NPFDA)
  • North American Meat Institute (NAMI)


Cammie has been recognized as:

  • Finalist for Tampa Bay Business and Wealth's Business Women of the Year in 2023
  • Tampa Bay Chamber’s Outstanding Business Leader of the Year Award in 2022
  • Finalist for Tampa Bay Business and Wealth’s Philanthropists of the Year in 2022
  • Honoree for the Business Observer's Top Entrepreneur in 2022
  • Honoree in Progressive Grocer’s Top Women in Grocery issue in 2022
  • Honoree The Shelby Report’s Women of Influence in the Food Industry in 2021
  • Finalist for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s BusinessWoman of the Year in 2019

Under her leadership, Bay Food Brokerage has:

  • Won the Tampa Bay Chamber’s Small Business of the Year Award in 2020 in the 21-50 Employees category
  • Ranked No. 32 on the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50 list in 2021, which recognizes regional businesses with the greatest percentage of revenue growth over a three-year period
  • Made the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s annual Largest Women-Owned Businesses List every year since 2019
Click the thumbnails to watch videos where Cammie shares her philosophy and approach to entrepreneurship and leadership.
Business Observer's Top Entrepreneur Honoree 2022

Tampa Bay Chamber's Outstanding Leader of the Year 2022

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