About

The uniting of Acosta, a global integrated sales and marketing services company, and The CORE Group, one of the most progressive foodservice sales agencies, brings together industry-leading capabilities from both Acosta and The CORE Group, creating a strategically resourced organization designed to meet the requirements of new customer behaviors and expectations.

Engaged.

A people-centric culture where leaders roll up their sleeves and lead from the field, and associates are empowered to do what it takes to deliver sales growth.

Aligned.

CORE's channel-dedicated teams are aligned to penetrate every segment growth opportunity in foodservice… period!

Resourced.

With over 750+ selling associates, CORE is the best resourced sales team in all food service.

Mission Statement

W.I.N.

Willing & Engaged

Integrity

Never Give Up (aka NOTYNOG™)

Experts with Passion + Purpose

John Goodman

Executive Chairman & Advisor to the Acosta Board
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Travis King

President
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Michelle Alva

SVP - Admin Operations
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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John Wick

SVP - Client Strategy
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Jennifer Post

SVP - Client Management
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Mike Baker

EVP - Foodservice Sales
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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D.J. White

SVP - Corporate Distribution
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Rick Heidt

SVP - Field Sales
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Andrea Evanter

VP - Human Resources
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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John MacDougall

VP - Non-Foods Sales
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Jeremy Slaughter

SVP - Finance
Culture + Brand Ambassador

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Our

CORE Values

People First

Engaged Leadership

Lead By Example

Focus On Results

Work Hard, Work Smart

NOTYNOG™
(If You Don’t Try You Don’t Get)

Celebrate Success

Win!