Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

New England Wholesale Fish & Lobster

Meet our team of local wholesale seafood delivery experts. We deliver fresh & frozen seafood products direct to your door. Stop by or give us a call today.

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About

John opened the doors to New England Fish, a small retail market located on the Indian River, over 30 years ago in Jensen Beach, FL.  Over the years, John grew his business from a small retail market on the river, into two very successful restaurants and retail markets, as well as a wholesale seafood distributor of fresh seafood and Live Maine Lobster.

John Mellaci

Owner/Seafood Procurement Specialist

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John Mulrey

COO

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About

Chris Lick joined New England Fish in 2010 after working as General Manager / COO in the private Country Club sector.  During his 15 year tenure as Club Manager, Chris utilized New England Fish as his seafood source. Chris’s job duties include overall management of all departments.  His main focus is to ensure maximum customer service, while anticipating the needs of our customers.

Chris Lick

Director of Operations

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About

Paul joined New England Wholesale Seafood & Lobster in 2007 as a Wholesale Manager.  He started in 1982 at the Boston Fish Pier where he ran the Southern Species Division Department for 25 years.  He was also the buyer for shellfish, from Canada to Florida, through the West Coast.  Other duties included importing fresh and frozen seafood from Australia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, China, etc.  His job duty at New England Fish as our Wholesale Manager is to purchase the highest quality seafood available, and to bring a great wholesale buying experience to our customers.

Paul Brandano

Seafood Procurement Specialist 

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Susie LeClair

Director HR & Finance 

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Chantal Bokor

Invoicing Administrator 

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About

JD Cook joined New England Wholesale Fish & Lobster in 2011 as a Sales Representative.  He has 28 years experience in the seafood industry including retail, wholesale, customer service, delivery, line/prep cook, fish cutter, and product procurement. His job duties include wholesale sales, generating new business, and customer service.

JD Cook

Wholesale Sales Representative

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About

Randi joined New England Wholesale Seafood & Lobster in 2013 as a Sales Representative.  She has 17 years experience with ABC television, where she spent the last 6 years in Media Sales and Marketing, creating new business sales and assisting her clients in growing their businesses.  Her job duties now include new business sales, customer service, order entry, invoicing, and customer service.

Randi Cook

Wholesale Sales Representative  

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About

Rick joined New England Wholesale Seafood & Lobster in 2001.  He has been in the seafood business on land and sea for over 50 years.  Rick is our Lobster Pound Manager who is responsible for all lobster operations from buying to selling.  He is also responsible for keeping our 16,000 gallon lobster holding tanks clear of all ammonia and nitrates to ensure our product is lively and fresh when it is delivered to your doors.

Rick Locke

Lobster Pound Manager 

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Michelle Meer

Wholesale Sales Representative  

Fred Woolley

Driver/Supervisor 

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Patti Thesz

Accounts Receivable 

Accessibilities