Introducing our new Director of Resource Development, Joseph A. Cirilo.
Introducing Joseph A. Cirilo
Mr. Cirilo is a NAVY Veteran and an experienced sales and marketing professional with a proven track record of success spanning over multiple industries over the past 8 years. Joey started his career at the Honey Smoked Fish Company where he worked in conjunction with distributors and retailers to further promote the product on a local and national level while also handling logistics behind state-wide trade shows for live product demonstrations further enhancing their network within the food industry and boosting overall sales. He continued his career at Total Quality Logistics where he daily negotiated, coordinated, and managed the successful transportation of tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of produce from large-scale American Supermarket chains such as Sprouts Farmers Market; and after only six months was promoted to an Account Executive. Joey moved to New Orleans in 2014 and continued his career in sales at TEKsystems where he was the sole Recruiter in the state of Louisiana assigned to their Enterprise Resource Planning Support Services on both a local and national level with clients ranging from Entergy to State Farm Insurance and Michigan State University. During this time, he helped the National ERP Vertical Team to achieve a milestone achievement in 2016 of $1 million per week in aggregate sales revenue and was a top three sales producer in the office with a weekly gross business income of $11,000 and upwards. Since then, he was employed at Advantage Medical Professionals as a Clinical Specialist directly responsible for the staffing support, engagement and retention of Healthcare professionals in Louisiana and 39 states nationally; personally producing a gross business income of $140,000 per quarter. Although not originally from Louisiana, Joey has long-held ties to the state and Gulf Coast Region as a First Responder for Humanitarian Relief Efforts during Hurricane Katrina when he was enlisted in the NAVY. His Grandmother lives just outside of Slidell and his Father has volunteered to build homes in New Orleans on multiple occasions through Habitat for Humanity. In his spare time, he founded and launched what is now the second largest food blog in the state of Louisiana with over 35,000 followers as a way to highlight the people and places that make Louisiana so unique and in doing so has since partnered with various local and national companies on successful multi-thousand dollar campaigns ranging from Zatarain’s to Tabasco, New Orleans Original Daiquiri, The House of Blues New Orleans, Abita Beer and more. Joey owns a home in Mid City and is proud to call New Orleans his permanent home.