Leadership Team

expertise and Experience

A Team That’s With You Through the Last Mile.

We have brought together leaders in shipping, logistics and technology to deliver the most advanced distribution network in the country.

Richard P. DiStasio

Chief Executive Officer

Joined CDI LLC in 2021

Previous professional and other experience:

  • President at DPI Dedicated Logistics
  • Chairman of the Board and CEO – iGPS (a plastic pallet rental company)
  • Managing Partner – Augusta Holdings, LLC
  • Chairman of the Board, CEO, and President – USF Corporation
  • President and CEO of global operations – Martin-Brower Company
  • Executive roles at Maurice Sporting Goods, GRI Corporation, John O. Butler Corporation, and Health Care Service Corporation
  • BS – University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Co-chairman of the Board – The Youth Campus
  • Advisor to the COO – Archdiocese of Chicago

Dan Plattner

Chief Financial Officer

Joined CDI in 2021

Previous professional and other experience:

  • CFO- DPI Dedicated Logistics
  • CFO – DPI Specialty Foods Midwest
  • Director of Financial Planning and Analysis – CDW
  • Director of Financial Planning and Analysis – Sara Lee Coffee and Tea Foodservice
  • Auditor – Price Waterhouse
  • CPA
  • MBA – Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management
  • BS in accounting – Illinois State University

Benjamin Escobar

Senior Vice President of Operations / New Business Development

Joined CDI 2021

Previous professional and other experience:

  • Senior Vice President of Operations / New Business Development – DPI Dedicated Logistics
  • Director of Operations – Maines Paper & Food Service
  • Vice President of Operations – Reinhart Foodservice
  • Director of Warehouse and Engineering – Martin-Brower Company
  • Engineering Manager – US Foods
  • Marketing Engineer – Ryerson
  • Industrial Engineer – UPS
  • MS in Information Systems – Keller Graduate School of Management
  • BS in Industrial Engineering – University of Illinois at Chicago

Danny DiStasio

Director of Operations

Joined CDI LLC in 2021

Previous professional and other experience:

  • Operations Manager – Devon Ave Meats
  • Operations – Mariano’s
  • Operations – Roundy’s Supermarkets, Inc.
  • Operations Manager – Morningfield’s Market
  • BS – University of Dayton

Chad Gosser

President of Atlanta, GA Center

Office Number: +1 (404) 691-8128

Office Address: 605 Selig Drive SW, Atlanta, Ga 30336

Johnathan Barnes

President of Jackson, MS Center

Office Number: +1 (601) 608-0408

Office Address: 4240 Industrial Drive, Jackson, MS 39209

Steve Crossen

President of Jacksonville, Fl Center

Office Number: +1 (904)783-6120

Office Address: 5545 Shawland Rd, Jacksonville, Fl 32254

Marie Monts

Global Customer Service Director

Office Number: +1 (904) 783-6120 EXT 227

Mike Somers

National Account Director (Popeyes)

Office Number: +1 (404) 645-9662

Emily Mullins

National Account Director (Checkers)

Office Number: +1 (706) 577-7635

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Employee Leadership at Every Level

We value innovation, creativity and employee insight at all levels of the company. We empower our employees by giving them:

  • Training to succeed and work safety
  • Support to excel
  • Flexibility to create

Our employees are our family. Learn about what that means for you.

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Our leadership team works every day to improve your distribution system.

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