Our People

Eastern Quality Foods is truly more than just a company. We’re a family that’s driven by the values of integrity and responsibility for over 60 years. When you meet the people behind the protein, you’ll understand just how passionate we are about upholding the high standards we’ve established all these years.

Corporate Headquarters

Ponte Vedra, FL

Leadership & Sales
(904) 543-9441

tom-rueger-2Tom Rueger,
Director Emeritus

ted-rueger-2Ted Rueger,
President & CEO

grant-conway-2Grant Conway,
Chief Operating Officer

Wesley Cook, Controller
Thad Eshelman, Senior Vice President, Eastern Sales
John Rueger, Sales and Marketing
Lisa Reems, ‎Sales Coordinator

Robert Smith, ‎Sales Coordinator

Isis De Alba Rodriguez, Export Sales
Richard Cockrell, Eastern Sales

Transportation Department
(904) 394-0538
Jim Wilson, Logistics Manager
Kevin Ready, Senior Logistics Coordinator
Josh Birch, Logistics Specialist

Accounts Payable
(904) 543-9410

Accounts Receivable
(904) 394-0536

National Locations

Hollywood, FL

(954) 983-6211
Henry Buzgon, Senior Vice President, Eastern Sales 
Steven Buzgon, Eastern Sales
Susan Keller, Sales Coordinator

Miami, FL

(305) 725-4466
Martin Piffaretti, Vice President, Export Sales
Juan Carlos de Bastos, International Sales

Davie, FL

(954) 439-3184
Joe Reid, Vice President, Eastern Sales
Brandon Reid, Eastern Sales

Yolanda Arnett, Sales Coordinator

Burbank, CA

(818) 841-7500
Jon Poole, Vice President, Eastern Sales 
April Antuna, Sales Coordinator

Wellsboro, PA

(570) 724-9200
Tom Mitchell, Eastern Sales

West Chester, PA

(484) 432-8145
John Duffy, Vice President, Eastern Sales
Whitney Norris, Sales Coordinator

Springdale, AR

(479) 365-7128
Beth Parma, Eastern Sales

Hot Springs, AR

(501) 767-1766
Jim Burke, Eastern Sales

International Traders

Mexico City, Mexico

+52 1 (55) 1512-7977
Sergio De Leon