At RDP foodservice, we really are the guys next door. From warehouse to corporate headquarters to customer service, our leadership and our sales representatives are incredibly accessible. You’ll quickly find that this isn’t a company where you’ll never meet the president – in fact, we encourage you to. What’s more, our leadership team has more than 150 years of combined experience in foodservice. So stop by, have some coffee and get to know the leaders helping shape the foodservice industry.
Mark has been in foodservice distribution for over 30 years. Drawing experience from the Limited Brands, Mark joined the SYSCO Corporation as a marketing associate before advancing to a district sales manager position and then on to SYSCO’s brand manager. Mark then created the in-house marketing department for DiPaolo/SYSCO and remained as marketing director until he was asked to join SYSCO Foodservice of Cincinnati, where he held the title of vice president of marketing. In 1996, Mark became a founding family member of RDP foodservice as VP of sales and marketing until becoming the president in 2001.
Richard DiPaolo III
Executive Vice President
Rich has been in foodservice distribution for 25 years. He began his career at RDP foodservice as a founding family member in 1996, representing RDP in the sales department. In 1999, Rich was promoted to Merchandising Manager and then to vice president of merchandising due to his extensive background in supply chain management. He was finally named executive vice president in 2001. Today, Rich’s many responsibilities include sales, business development, procurement and strategic planning.
Executive Vice President of Operations
Chris carries with him over 30 years of experience in the foodservice distribution industry. He began his career with the SYSCO Corporation in finance before advancing to the sales department as a marketing associate. Christopher was a founding family member of RDP foodservice and has held the titles of finance manager, marketing coordinator and director of operations until being named executive vice president of operations in 2001. Today, Christopher oversees RDP’s transportation, inbound operations, outbound operations, customer service and strategic planning.