South Burlington

Farrell Distributing Corp.
5 Holmes Road
South Burlington, Vt. 05403
Ph. 802-864-4422
Fax 802-864-9878


Farrell Distributing Corp.
200 Farrell Road
Rutland, Vt. 05701
Ph. 802-775-2391
Fax 802-775-0139

David J. Farrell

President/CEO – South Burlington

David began his career at FDC over 30 years ago in the company’s former Winooski plant. David represents the third generation in the family business along with his two sisters and his son who brings a fourth generation to FDC . He follows his grandfather and father serving as president of the company as it enters its 85th year. He began his first summer in the breakage room where damaged goods were cleaned and repackaged. David worked through delivery, merchandising, sales and sales management before moving into marketing for the company in the mid 90’s and becoming its VP of Sales a decade or so later. David serves as a board member for the National Beer Wholesalers Assn. and the Burlington Business Assn. and is the current president of the Vermont Wholesale Beverage Assn. He lives in South Burlington with his wife Nancy and their two children DJ and Taylor. David enjoys snowboarding, golf, cooking, and live music in his spare time.

Kim Campagna

Accounting Manager – South Burlington

Cindy Bessery

Graphic Arts Director – South Burlington

Todd Bouton

General Manager

Todd has worked at FDC for 24 years in many different capacities. A Graduate of the University of Vermont and a native to the state, Todd came to FDC immediately after graduation. Todd spent his first 6 years in Sales and the next 18 in Operations Management. Today he is the General Manager and enjoys his role in employing state of the art warehousing and “go to market”strategies. In his spare time, Todd enjoys Mountain Biking, Snowmobiling, Skiing and generally anything outdoors with his wife Terry and two children Nick & Erica.

Chris Vance

Director of Sales

Chris has held various sales positions throughout his career at Farrell. He began as a Sales Representative and then moved into the Assistant Sales Manager position in the Montpelier branch. Chris was promoted to State NA Manger in 1993 in the South Burlington branch and is currently the Director of Sales for the company. Chris is a native of Danville, VT and enjoys spending time in that community with his wife Pamela. Chris and Pam enjoy traveling to NH to spend time with their son Derek, who is  living and working in Portsmouth and their daughter Alysia, who lives in Manchester and attending SNHU.

Mark Moore

Director of Portfolio

Mark Moore Started his beverage career at Farrell Distributing in 1990 as a Sales Rep in the Northeast Kingdom. In 1994 Mark left to pursue other career opportunities outside of the industry. It wasn’t long before Mark realized his desire to get back into the wholesale business. After spending many years in the Vermont market working for other wholesalers, gaining knowledge and experience Mark found his way back to Farrell Distributing in 2015. He spent a year and a half as the State NA Manager and in August of 2017 took on a new role as the State Beer Manager. In January 2018 Mark transitioned into a newly formed position of Director of Portfolio Management where he is blessed to work with our partners from all categories of the business. During his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife doing various outdoor activities and traveling.

Ashley Bessery

Human Resources and Risk Management

Ashley recently graduated from Saint Michael’s College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting. Ashley initially joined Farrell’s to work part-time in the accounting department while finishing college. Since then, Ashley has transitioned to full-time as FDC’s Human Resources Specialist and Risk Manager, specializing in recruiting, onboarding, benefits, and risk management. At home, Ashley has a black lab named Dill, and in her free time, she enjoys spending time hiking, kayaking, and cycling.

Cathy Campbell

Corporate Controller

Cathy has worked for FDC since the summer of 2008. She received her Bachelor’s in Accounting from Southern New Hampshire University and is a native to Burlington, Vermont.  Cathy came to FDC after nine years with the local Pepsi distributor.  Prior to the beverage industry she spent several years in banking, healthcare and insurance.  She enjoys employing her financial skills in all areas of the business as the Corporate Controller.  In her spare time, Cathy enjoys spending time with family, attending car shows, reading and watching her daughter play soccer.  She lives with her husband Rich, and two daughters, Richel and Ryann.

Stuart Timmons

Director of Business Development

After graduating from Johnson & Wales with an Associate Degree in Culinary Arts Stuart worked in the Food and Beverage industry for ten years prior to joining Farrell Distributing. While at Farrell Distributing Stuart managed a fine wine focused sales team then went on to developing a specialist team that works closely with key independent accounts across the state highlighting the many boutique wines, craft beers and non-alcoholic producers within the Farrell portfolio. During his 15 plus years at the company he has had many educational opportunities and currently holds his WSET Level 3 certification, CSW from the Society of Wine Educators, and is a Cicerone Certified Beer Server. He is now the Director of Business Development and works closely with the State Marketing Manager Nichole Nason as they drive brand awareness and engagement across an ever-evolving portfolio of products from Vermont and beyond. When not enjoying a glass of wine or a cold beer Stuart can be found sailing on Lake Champlain or wandering in the woods with his wife and two sons.

Nichole Nason Rogerson

State Marketing Manager

Nichole has been with Farrell Distributing since 2010 with numerous roles and responsibilities. Now as the State Marketing Manager, Nichole’s many responsibilities include: execution of our consumer media programs; special events; brand management; content management; digital and social media marketing; partnership alignment; and community outreach experience! She enjoys working directly with the brand partners across all segments. Nichole is from Essex Jct. Vermont and is a graduate of the University of Vermont. In her spare time, she enjoys being outside with family and friends.

Donald Macdonald

State Sales Manager

Donald is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with both an AOS in culinary arts and a degree in Food & Beverage Management. His 14 year career in the hospitality field started in the kitchen and progressed to F&B Manager working in restaurants and resorts from coast to coast. Donald started with Farrell Distributing in 2005 and has been a Sales Rep, Area Sales Manager, Wine Educator, Wine Portfolio Manager, & now is the State Sales Manager. In his current role he manages ASMs and Sales Personnel who collectively cover all segments of our account base and our portfolios. He has earned his CSW from the Society of Wine Educators, is a Cicerone Certified Beer Server, Certified Cider Professional and is in the final phase of the WSET Diploma Program. Donald is very active with local media and had been involved in local TV segments and cooking shows including “Wine Down Wednesday” and “New England Cooks.”

Jeff Greene

Rutland Sales Manager

Jeff has worked in the beverage industry since 1991 in many different capacities. Jeff Started in the warehouse at FDC working nights and weekends during college. After graduation Jeff worked on Trucks, merchandising and in Sales before accepting a position at Long Trail as Regional Manager. Jeff came home to FDC in 2009 as an Area Sales Manager, in 2017 as a Key account manager and In February 2021 Rutland Sales Manager. Jeff enjoys playing/coaching Hockey, Bocce and Golf as well as Hunting & Fishing and Spending time with his Wife Tina and kids McKenna and Mason.

Jason Strempek

Craft Beer Portfolio Manager

Jason works with breweries on a Statewide and National basis driving execution on plans and programs. He enjoys a hands-on approach managing craft brands directly at retail and within our sales team. He enjoys hockey, boating, live music, and most of all – enjoying these things with family and friends!

David J. Farrell Jr.

RTD and Seltzer Portfolio Manager

DJ currently serves as the Portfolio Manager for our ready to drink cocktail, seltzer, and flavored malt beverage brands. He began his career at FDC at the age of 18 as a merchandiser before exploring outside opportunities such as bartending at Nectar’s in downtown Burlington. DJ has since worked in sales and sales support roles including heading up the creation of our tele-sell department and retail space planning management.  He also serves as the representative for Vermont on the Board of Directors for the Nation Beer Wholesalers Association. Born and raised in VT, DJ enjoys playing golf, live music and cold beers brewed in the Green Mountain State.

Jason LeDuc

Wine Portfolio Manager 

Jason graduated from Champlain College with a degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management.  From there entered the restaurant industry.  Jason started at Farrell Distributing in 2003 as a sales rep.  From there he worked as an ASM, Fine Wine Manager and now as the Wine Portfolio Manager.  He earned the Certified Specialist of Wine from the Society of Wine Educators, WSET level 3 certification and is Cicerone Certified Beer Sever.  In his spare time, he enjoys boating, golfing, and spending time with his family.

Doug Brassard

Non-Alcoholic Portfolio Manager

Doug Brassard has been in the beverage industry for nearly 30 years. Being a native Vermonter, he started in retail working at his parents store in Winooski at the age of 10. He started in the beverage industry just out of college, starting out as a merchandiser, Sales Representative, Area Manager, Key Account Manager. Now starting his 7th year at Farrell Distributing, he is the State Non-Alcoholic Portfolio Manager. He works directly with Suppliers, our sales team, and retail accounts in growing and building brands. He enjoys live music, golfing, traveling, and running.

Taylor Cameron

Wine Brand Manager 

Taylor was first introduced to the world of fine wine by family members who had just returned from a sabbatical in Australia. After graduating from UVM he made the snowboarder’s pilgrimage to Lake Tahoe. With Tahoe as a home base, Taylor started exploring the west coast wine regions from Santa Barbara to Napa and even into the Willamette Valley and eastern Washington. During this time Taylor jumped into the deep end of the Wine and Spirit Education Trust which he stuck with all the way through the Diploma program. Next stop was Seattle where Taylor received a crash course in distribution and small production old world wines at a boutique importer. After five years on the west coast it was time to head back east. Taylor took a job with the esteemed Michael Skurnik Wines where the next four years he “pounded the pavement” in Manhattan and worked with some of the city’s most exciting restaurants.  Taylor is now back in Vermont and is applying his studies, experiences and vision to the fine wine portfolio at FDC.

Dawn Rowlee

Strategic Account Specialist

Dawn is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Degree in Science. She started in the Vermont wholesale wine and craft business in 2002. Prior to that she worked in the restaurant industry for 15 years where she developed her passion for Oregon, French and Italian wines. Growing up in a Vermont Agricultural family she takes pleasure in working with our Vermont producers to help promote their products. With FDC she will continue her role managing Wine Portfolios and working as part of the sales team to  support both Restaurant and Retail accounts.

Dawn enjoys hiking the hills of New England with her German Shepard Zora.

Rod Cyr

Plant Manager – South Burlington

Rod came to work at FDC in August of 1979 doing route delivery for 16 years in the Montpelier branch before becoming the assistant warehouse manager. Later, Rod became the Warehouse Manager. In 2000 FDC closed the Montpelier warehouse and operated  both territories out of the South Burlington facility where Rod became the Assistant Warehouse Manager  and later becoming the Warehouse Manager again. Rod currently is  the Plant Manager and has been for the past three years. Rod lives with his wife Carol in Barre and has raised two sons Ryan and Chris.

Luke Roberge

Warehouse Manager – South Burlington

Luke has been with FDC since 1995 and is currently the Warehouse Manager in South Burlington. With background in Route Delivery, HR, and Warehouse, his main focus today is in workplace safety and everyday warehouse operations. Outside of work, he enjoys playing golf at West Bolton Golf Club, and watching his 2 high school daughters with his wife Jenn play basketball and volleyball for Mt. Mansfield high school in Jericho.

John Alger

Delivery Manager – South Burlington

John Alger started working for FDC out of the Montpelier branch in 1988 as a route driver. John was transferred to the South Burlington branch in the fall of 1999 after the Montpelier Branch was consolidated into our South Burlington operation. Through the years John has held various supervisory positions within the delivery / logistics department. Currently, John holds the position of Delivery Manager for our South Burlington operation. Within this capacity, John ensures our deliveries run smoothly throughout the northern half of Vermont. He is married with two children and has done two tours of service with the US Army in Kuwait and Afghanistan.

Fred Reutling

Warehouse Manager – Rutland

Fred  joined Farrell Distributing Corp. in March of 1998.  Before coming to Farrell Distributing he spent 7 years working in warehousing with a mail order business. During his 17 years with Farrell Distributing Fred has worked in a number of different roles. He began his journey with Farrell Distributing as a Delivery Driver and enjoyed that position for 8 years. Following his time as a driver Fred worked in the position of Route Delivery Supervisor. In March of 2014 he was promoted to the role of Warehouse Manager of the Rutland facility. Fred enjoys spending his free time with his wife Jackie, his daughter Shay and son Alec.

Wes Flanders

Rutland Delivery Manager

Wes has worked for FDC since the summer of 1995. He has held various positions throughout his tenure with the company and is currently the Delivery Manager in Rutland. Wes likes hunting, fishing, and spending time with family and friends.

Chris Ray

Information Technology / Customer Service Manager

Chris joined Farrell Distributing Corp. in May of 2000. Chris worked as a Computer Systems Engineer for 9 years before coming to Farrell’s. He graduated from Vermont Technical College in 1989.Chris has managed all the computer systems and technology needs for Farrell’s since 2000 and has also managed the Customer Service Department since 2008. Chris enjoys deploying technology to streamline processes in the warehouse to the sales force to better serve our retail partners.

Chris lives in Essex with his son Tyler and daughter Jocelyn. In his spare time he enjoys time with family and friends, golfing, skiing and riding his motorcycle.

Caleb Saunders

Key Account Manager

Caleb has worked for FDC since March of 2005. He has held various positions in the sales dept. including Merchandiser, Route jumper, Sales Rep, Area Sales Manager and now currently, Key Account Manager. With his KAM role he travels the beautiful state of Vt visiting and selling beverages to Key Retailers. Caleb grew up and still resides in his hometown of Saxton’s River in Southern Vt.

Jeff O’Connell

Key Account Manager

Jeff has been at Farrell distributing for over 30 years. I started as a merchandiser, then a salesperson, to a Area manager and now handle Corporate accounts as a key account manager. I enjoy golfing and boating. Three granddaughters also consume my free time.

Peter Martin

Key Account Manager

Peter has worked at Farrell distributing for over 30 years. Started as merchandiser, then route jumper, salesman, area sales manager and key account manager. When not working I like to be outside skiing, trail running, hiking, biking, pretty much anything outside. Love spending time with my kids Zach and Emma and their dogs!!

Eric Fortin

State Vehicle Maintenance Manager

Lynn Celentano

Office Manager – Rutland

Lynn began working in the office at Farrell in September 2000. She was promoted to Office Manager in December of 2004. Lynn worked in the banking field for 15 years before coming to Farrell’s. She enjoys spending time at the beach and watching her kids play soccer & downhill race for Pico. She lives in Rutland Town with her husband Julia and Maci.

Andrew Jackson

Key Account Manager

Andy started in the beverage industry in 1987. He has worked his way up from loading trucks, drivers helper, Merchandiser, Sales, District Manager, and now to Key Account Manager. He is new to the Farrell Team, but excited to share his knowledge and experience of over 30 years in the business. Andy enjoys spending time with his family and friends, golfing and hunting.