This year, Five Star has expanded its leadership team with the hires of Regional Vice Presidents James Fargo and Greg Lucia. Fargo oversees the Atlanta Region including Athens, Marietta, Rome, Tucker, and Austell, Georgia branches. Lucia will be responsible for the new Gulf Coast Region that spans from Pensacola, Florida to Lake Charles, Louisiana including New Orleans. Both gentlemen have extensive leadership backgrounds and bring a wealth of knowledge to Five Star Food Service.
Greg came to Five Star through acquisition in 2022 after eight successful years at Refreshment Solutions in Louisiana. He has 33 years in sales management and operations experience. Greg is recognized for developing client relationships and delivering great customer service experiences. He is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi.
“I am excited to join the Five Star team and look forward to growing the Five Star footprint along the Gulf Coast by delivering best-in-class customer service!”
Prior to his role at Five Star Food Service, James held several senior leadership roles with Walmart Stores spanning his 30 years of retail and wholesale service including Sam’s Club, Super Centers and the Neighborhood Market formats. James is an accomplished, energetic, and results-oriented executive with expertise in leading operations, identifying untapped potential, and energizing teams to deliver results.
“I’m thrilled and humbled to have the opportunity to join an organization of industry leaders like Five Star. They have experienced such unprecedented growth and I look forward to contributing toward its continued success. “
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