Philip J. Lanzarotta

Phil is currently a partner in Barocco Coffee Co. Ltd. (an artisanal coffee roaster) located in Mississauga, serving the food service industry in the GTA. Barocco provides turn­key coffee solutions (fresh roasted coffees, imported loose leaf teas, specialty milks, syrups, chocolates, equipment, accessories, service and training) to local, fine restaurants, hotels and cafes selling premium products.

Prior to Barocco, Phil held executive positions with multiple companies such as principle owner of RxMedia ( a continuous medical education firm), Sr. Director of Customer Logistics Services and Real Estate for Kellogg's Canada and a member of both their Canadian and Sales leadership teams, VP Sales, Marketing and Merchandising for Lanzarotta Wholesale Grocers (formerly the largest independent food distributor in Canada), ultimately selling the family business to So beys in 2003.

Phil is currently a Board member for Peaceful Hearts in Georgina, sits on the financial review committee of CLYS, as well as an acting Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady Queen of the World, Catholic Church in Richmond Hill. He has been a past President of the Board for Community Living York South, past Co-Chair of FCPC's Supply Chain committee and past Co-Chair of GSI 's Standard and Services food industry board, as well as a past member of the following organizations; Canadian Food Industry's Top-to-Top Executive Committee, Board of Director for the Canadian Counsel of Grocery Distributors, and Villa Charities board member.