Our Leadership

Northeast Produce Sales is led with a rich breadth and depth of experience. All with careers fully dedicated to the industry with complementary specializations, they live the business on the front lines every day. The direction and long-term vision of the company is well thought out with a succession plan for the perpetuity of the company in place.

About Us

Bob McGowan

Managing Partner


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Steve DelBonis



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Troy Marzetta

VP of Sales


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Bob has over 25 years leadership experience in the domestic and imported produce industry

Beatrice Foods . . . Chiquita Brands . . . ESM Ferolie . . . Advantage Sales and Marketing

Bob is the managing partner of Northeast Produce Sales, founded in 2012.

Working in the industry since 1971, Steve has more than 45 years experience in the food industry, always focused on temperature controlled product management.

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Steve founded Matrix in 2001 and co-founded Northeast Produce Sales in  2012.

Troy began his career in 1997 as a Territory Manager at Campbell’s. His 20 years of experience has focused on temperature controlled product management specializing in the traditional retail channel.

Campbell Soup . .  Sara Lee . . . Farmland-Smithfield Foods

He joined Northeast Produce Sales in 2010 as Director of Sales.

Industry / Personal

Highly active in the produce industry, Bob is a founding member and past President of the New England Produce Council. He is currently an Advisor to the Board of the NEPC and is also an active member of the  Eastern Produce Council, Southeast Produce Council, United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association and the Produce Marketing Association. He has spoken at international conferences on agriculture and technology.

Bob holds a BA in Business Administration from William Paterson University of New Jersey. He and his wife, Judy, have three children. 


Steve served in the Marine Corps and attended Bryant College. He and his wife, Barbara, have four children and eight grandchildren.


Troy served in the Army and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Rhode Island. He and his wife, Amy,  have two children.