Bay Food Brokerage is a name you can depend on. Founded on the core values and beliefs of hard work, determination and client satisfaction. We have grown to be a leader in the food brokerage industry and over 20 years later, we are still providing incomparable service to our clients.
Comprehensive solutions form the core of our business – from manufacturers to retail we’re with you all the way.
We work hard to combine our aggressive strategic marketing abilities with quality products to maximize profits for our clients. It is our goal to help clients achieve this through our superior customer service, innovation and commitment to excellence.
About Bay Food Brokerage
Bay Food Brokerage has focused on helping guide and direct manufacturers to achieve their goals for over 2 decades. Part of our continued success is attributed to the fact that we uniquely integrate state of the art methods that will aide manufacturers in maintaining and expanding their client bases.
Dedication and customer satisfaction is our number one priority. In order to achieve the levels of success that our manufacturer’s desire the Bay Food Brokerage Team has developed a 3 step approach to maintain our mutual success standards.
These 3 steps are a vital and intricate part of maintaining our knowledge of manufacturers needs:
1. The corporate head quarter call – Each representative maintains constant communication with our corporate headquarters to report customer activity, needs and means to help expand our customer’s business. Maintaining this form of contact at a corporate level enables the entire staff of Bay Food Brokerage to continually develop new ideas, strategies and plan for future growth of the manufacturers that we represent. This is the primary reason Bay Food Brokerage is able to fulfill the needs of every manufacturer while maintaining the highest levels of retailer satisfaction.
2. The retail sales call directly with store personnel – Bay Food Brokerage employs knowledgeable retail sales representatives specifically trained to work with store personnel to provide efficient, innovative product solutions that ensure higher profit margins for our manufacturers. The close working relationships that our representatives maintain with store personnel enables Bay Food Brokerage to remain a leader in the industry. Our representatives actually become a part of a retailers valuable team. Our retail relationships help create a great advantage in getting manufacturers products sold and delivered efficiently.
3. The administrative office support of each retail customer and manufacturer – Administrative offices play a vital role in the success of any business. Bay Food Brokerage takes the necessary steps to continually train every member of our administrative team so they may provide immediate support to each of our retail customers and manufacturers. From the initial telephone call to final product display we are confident that our abilities and customer service will promote the growth and success of the manufacturers that we represent.
To build manufacturer value by delivering perishable products and marketing solutions in innovative and cost effective ways. By being a performance leader, we achieve both operational excellence and industry-leading customer satisfaction.
Bay Food’s mission serves as the framework for our road map in describing what we need to accomplish in order to continue achieving sustainable, quality growth. Our vision is to continue to focus on the long-term return for our clients while being mindful of our responsibilities.
President & CEO
Cammie Chatterton founded Bay Food Brokerage along with Mark Woolever in April 1993. She is the President and equal partner of Bay Food Brokerage. Prior to the formation of Bay Food Brokerage Cammie was the Southeastern regional manager for Empire Kosher Poultry and the V.P. of North Florida at MD Food Brokerage. Cammie’s entire career has been spent in the perishable industry predominately focusing on the Meat, Dairy, Sea food and Deli side of the retail industry. Cammie is a board member of the Carrollwood Village board of Directors in Tampa and sits on committees with Jesuit High School and St. Lawrence Church and School. Cammie enjoys time with her family and friends traveling and enjoying the outdoors. Cammie holds a B.A. from Marshall University in Business Management and Communications.
Director of Operations
Chris Chatterton joined Bay Food Brokerage in 2011 as an account analyst and retail director for retail sales representatives. Prior to joining Bay Food Brokerage Chris was with Flaggship Financial as an Finance Analyst and with Raymond James Financial in the portfolio division. Chris also worked with Bay Food Brokerage for several years as an assistant in the sales division during his college years. Chris is married, is a member of the Alumni Council for Jesuit High School and is a member of the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago. Chris enjoys spending time with his wife, golf, fishing and hunting. Chris holds a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.
Business Development Manager
Danny joined Bay Food Brokerage in 2015 as Business Development Manager. Prior to joining Bay Food Brokerage Danny worked for 13 years in retail management with Edwin Watts Golf. He holds a B.A. in communications from Oglethorpe University – 2007 where he was a member of the golf team for four years. Danny was a 2 time All American and was Captain his senior year.
Susan has been a part of the Bay Food Brokerage family since 2000. She began her career with Bay Food Brokerage as an office administration employee who supported sales and retail. Susan has grown with the company to be an intricate part of the day to day operations. She is currently the Office Manager as well as a support for sales and retail. Susan enjoys spending time with her husband, family and her dogs.
Manager – Retail Sales Representatives
Jim joined Bay Food Brokerage in December 2015 as the manager of the Retail Sales Representatives. Jim has over 30 years of management experience in the hospitality industry. Jim started his career in management for Steak and Ale corporation and has been the General Manager of Sonny’s Real Pit BBQ and Mimi’s Cafe. Jim also holds a State of Florida Mortgage Broker license and is a Mortgage Closing Agent. Jim has supported his wife through out the years in many capacities at Bay Food Brokerage. He enjoys his time traveling, golfing and being on the water fishing. Jim graduated from Marshall University in 1983 with a B.S. in Management.