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Meet Our Team

Family Owned Values for Nearly 100 Years

Meet the Cedar Farms Team!

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Pete Pahides

Pete Pahides

President / CEO
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Mike

Mike Essaf

General Manager
Mike has worked at Cedar Farms since 1982, but started in the food industry as a driver’s helper in 1974. He holds a BS and a MBA in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia. Mike resides in Chester County with his wife of almost 42 years. Their family includes their five children, three of them with spouses, and three grandchildren.
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Rose Cataldi

Rose Cataldi

Office Manager
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Dan Pithis

Danny Pithis

Senor VP Sales/Operations
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Dennis Guckin

Dennis Guckin

Controller
Is a CPA controller with over 30 years of experience, and has been with Cedar Farms for 2 years. He is married, has three grown children and his hobbies include biking and sailing.
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dimitri pahides

Dimitri Pahides

Purchasing
Dimitri Pahides is in purchasing and has been a full-time employee of Cedar Farms for ten years. In his spare time Dimitri likes to spend time with his two dogs, Harper and Bourbon.
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Aris Pahides

Aris Pahides

Logistics Manager
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Nico Pahides

Logistics Manager
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Bernadette Armstrong

Bernadette Armstrong

Head Cashier
Bernadette is the head cashier with Cedar Farms and has been with us for the past 35 years. She has two children, one adorable shih tzu and enjoys crafting and spending time with family.
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Mary Smith

Mary Smith

Logistics
Mary Smith worked at Cedar Farms for over 30 years in logistics and customer relations. She is a mother of four.
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Tammy Bonner

Tammy Bonner

Bookkeeper
Tammy works as a bookkeeper for Cedar Farms, and has been with the company for 19 years.
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Michele Smith

Michele Smith

Accounts Payable
Worked in the food distribution for 8 years, started at Cedar Farms July 2017. I have been a food owner since 2005. I love cooking, gardening, and spending time with my Family.
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ted aristoklis

Ted Aristoklis

Sales
Ted is a sales representative at Cedar Farms and has been in the food business for the past 26 years. He speaks Greek, Spanish and English.
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Steve Corda

Steve Corda

Sales
Steve is a 1982 CIA graduate and has worked with Cedar Farms since 2017 as a sales representative. Outside of work Steve likes cooking, reading and anything that gets him outside.
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Paul Efstration

Paul Efstration

Sales
Paul is a 1982 Villanova graduate and works as a sales representative for Cedar Farms. He has been in the food business since 1992, previous to Cedar Farms he founded his own moving company which he ran for a decade. Paul is a husband, brother, uncle, godfather and cat father to 5 cats and in his free time he likes to swim and bike.
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Alicia

Alicia Emmanuel

Sales
Alicia has been working at Cedar Farms in the sales department since 2008. She is married and loves animals.
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terri kalogrias

Terri Kalogrias

Sales
Married in June of 2009 and now have 2 sons. I first started in food distribution in 1995. I learned the business from the ground up, while working with my grandfather. Took a 2 year hiatus, to run a restaurant/bar before starting in the sales department of Cedar Farms in 2000. I enjoy golfing, working on my landscape and activities with my son.
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Ahmet Kumas

Ahmet Kumas

Sales
Ahmet was born in turkey and came over to the US when he was 16. He started working at Cedar Farms in 2000, and outside of work he likes to play soccer and travel.
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ari mashas

Ari Mashas

Sales
My coworkers love me because I make the best coffee. My clients love me because I save them time and money. That’s about it...
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Bekir Ozdemir

Bekir Ozdemir

Sales
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Myrsini Grillakis

Myrsini Grillakis

Sales
Myrsini has been employed as a sales representative with Cedar Farms for 26 years. In her spare time she keeps busy gardening, redoing furniture and spending time with her family.
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Maria Sotiros

Maria Sotiros

Sales
Maria has enjoyed being in the food service sales for the last 35 years, 25 of which have been at Cedar Farms. Maria is married to her husband Niko and has two kids, Vicki and Jake. She loves to socialize, meet new people and shop in her spare time.
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jimmy zissios

Jim Zissios

Sales
30 years at Cedar Farms.
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Katie Robinson

Katie Robinson

Marketing
Katie has been employed at cedar farms for the past 3 years and thoroughly enjoys learning the ins and outs of the food industry. Outside of work she loves to workout and spend time with family and friends.
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Ken Whalen

Ken Whalen

Accounts Receivable
Ken has worked at Cedar Farms in accounts receivable and in the money room for a total of 12 years. He was two children, Brayden and Jaxson and loves sports.
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