Chesapeake Distributing, LLC has been in business for the past twenty years and define our success by achieving the highest level of customer satisfaction possible.
Meet our team below. We look forward to working with you!
TEDDY CALABRESE - PRESIDENT / OWNER
After Teddy realized that the corporate accounting world wasn't for him, he founded Chesapeake Distributing in early 2008. Starting the company out of the trunk of his camry selling nuts and candy to local gas stations, liquor stores and any other retailers that were willing to work with him. With some great products and staff, the company has grown beyond expectations into a major grocery DSD company in the Mid Atlantic region. Chesapeake currently services over 500 major chain accounts such as Safeway, Wegmans, Giant of Landover. Food Lion, Redners, BJs, Target as well as a number of independent retailers in Maryland, DC, Northern VA and Delaware. Teddy mostly spends his day working with suppliers and ensuring that Chesapeake's clients are receiving the necessary service while the product sales are being maximized with our retail partners.
Teddy is a member in Baltimore-Washington The Alternative Board's Emerging Entrepreneurs group, he currently resides in Pasadena, Maryland with his wife Jamie, their two daugthers, Olivia and Alyssa and their dog Bianca.
JOSH CALABRESE - DSD ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Born and currently residing in Baltimore. Josh graduated from San Jose State University receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/Marketing (2008). Entered the United States Navy in 2009 as an Aviation Boatsainmate Handler and honorably discharged in 2014. During his military service time, Josh graduated from California Coast University receiving a Master degree in Business Administration (2013) and receiving the President’s Volunteer Gold Service award in 2012 with over 1,000 hours in three years of volunteerism at the United Service Organization (USO) Sasebo, Japan. Currently attending Capella University in receiving a Doctoral degree (2017) in Public Administration. Josh is working with Chesapeake Distributing LLC, as a DSD Account Manager, ensuring and exceeding client expectations in service and product.
DALE JASPER - DSD ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE
Dale brings a wide variety of experience to Chesapeake's DSD services. His experience goes back to when he started working for Safeway is 1973. He has spent his entire career in the grocery industry, working for companies such as Safeway, Hotess Cake / Wonder Bread, Pepsi-Cola, Tony's Pizza, Little Debbie, Arnold/Thomas, DPI, and UNFI. Dale has been in many roles throughout his grocery / DSD experience to include writing orders, merchandising, maxmizing sales according to promotional opportunies, working with local and regional chain managers and even running an independent operator route. Dale currently resides in Severn, Maryland with his wife of 19 years, Debbie and enjoys sports, comedy and a good movie.
JOE LANDI - DSD ACCOUNT REPRESENTATIVE (OPERATIONS MANAGER)
Joe joined Chesapeake Distributing fresh out of college in June 2014, after graduating from University of Rhode Island in May 2014. During his time at URI, Joe received his Bachelors Degree in sociology / criminal justice while a member of the Division 1 baseball program. Joe started with Chesapeake as a Beer route delivery driver and stayed on during Chesapeake's transition focusing on Direct Store Delivery. Joe knows the operations of Chesapeake and no two days at work are similiar. Joe currently resides in Glen Burnie, Maryland with his Fiancée Kiki and their dog Miya.
Chesapeake Distributing, LLC
3922 Vero Road
Ste I (rear)
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Phone: (410) 760-3867
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