Barbara has worked in the food sector for most of her career. Initially starting out with Robt. Roberts where she was Customer Service Manager for the coffee equipment part of the business.
She has worked with James Burke & Associates Ltd since its foundation and is responsible for all the operational parts of the business including project planning, client interaction and maintaining overall service levels.
Barbara is also the direct contact for participants of the Food Academy, Food Starter & Retail Development Programmes led by JB&A.
James started his food and retail career working part-time in Supervalu Bantry. He subsequently studied Retailed Management in DIT and joined Superquinn in 1984. He spent over 20 years in Superquinn, the last 10 of which were at Board Room Level. His Superquinn executive roles included Business Development Manager, Group Purchasing Manager and Trading Manager.Read More