Jim Durkin

Jim has been with Empire Food Marketing since its inception in 2007. He is responsible for sales of all product lines represented to Wakefern Perishables, Key Foods, Jetro/Restaurant Depot and J&J Farms Creamery.

Prior to joining Empire Food Marketing, Jim was a Senior Account Executive with CROSSMARK for four years, responsible for the management of the Land O Lakes line in the metropolitan New York market.

Jim spent several years as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for C.W. Dunnet, a large foodservice re-distributor in Philadelphia. Prior to joining Dunnet, Jim spent nine years managing Kellers/Hotel Bar butter. He was Sales Manager for Hotel Bar Foods before being promoted to Director of Foodservice for both Kellers and Hotel Bar.

Jim has been in CPG sales for 38 years. He has a BS in Food Marketing from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA.