John Burke, Armada

Profile of CSCR Advisory Board Member, John Burke, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Armada.

Portrait ofJohn Burke.John Burke
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Armada

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John Burke is a thirty year veteran in the food industry and has spent his career creating and executing innovative supply chain solutions for national restaurant brands. Burke joined Armada in 1992, co-founded Hub One Logistics in 1996, and founded LXP in 2006. Both companies consolidated under Armada in 2011.

Armada has become the largest fully integrated logistics provider to the foodservice industry with operations and offices around the country. Current clients range from Fortune 500 restaurant and food brands to smaller regional restaurant concepts and manufacturers. Armada’s business model is founded on a deep-rooted commitment to extraordinary service to its clients by providing outsourced supply chain solutions that create higher performing networks.

Prior to joining Armada, Burke worked for L’Air Liquide. He holds a BS from Pennsylvania State University and a MSIA from the Tepper School at Carnegie Mellon University. Burke serves on the advisory boards of the Women’s Foodservice Forum and the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. He formerly served on the Pennsylvania State Workforce Investment Board and the Board of Directors of the American Textile Company.