Entrepreneur • Civic Leader • Community Service • Family Man
Al Letizio, Jr. is the co-founder of A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, the 4th generation of Letizio family members in an unbroken chain of industry experience dating back to 1912.
Al grew up working n the family markets as a meat cutter, in his father’s enterprises as a warehouseman and truck driver at Agar Supply and in manufacturing and production at Genoa Sausage Company. After earning a BS from the University of Massachusetts in 1981, Al entered the food brokerage business and spent 6 years with Try-Angle Foods in Boston before venturing off to co-found A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing with wife Patti Letizio.
Under his leadership, the company has grown from the founding team of two people to a team of fifty, successfully serving clients, across the Retail and Foodservice/Non-Foods Industries in more than sixteen states.
Al serves currently as the company CEO. Additionally, Al is a board member for the New England Food Foundation, Massachusetts Food Association and previously with the Northeast Fresh Foods Alliance.
Al serves and has served on his town’s Board of Selectman, School Board, Economic Development Committee and has served in leadership roles in Boy Scouts of America and numerous other community service organizations.
Al also provides consultative services to the retail and foodservice sectors as an industry expert as well as in various advisory roles in professional, business, governmental organizations.
Al and Patti Letizio recently donated 38 much needed office chairs to the Town of Windham. During his 17 years serving the Town of Windham on the School Board, Board of Selectmen, and the Economic Development committee, Al noted that the – chairs – used by Town Officials had aged to the point of being unusable. He also recognized that many Town employees work full time, sitting in the same chairs that were 25-30 years old. In 2019, the A.J. Letizio Enterprise Center opened and was equipped with brand new executive and conference seats. After a year, the decision was [...]
L-R S Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, Patti Letizio, AL Letizio, Jr., Adam Letizio, Corey Lewandowski South Dakota Governor, Kristi Noem held a Women’s Leadership Conference on October 15th, at the A.J. Letizio Enterprise Center. [...]
A flag from the Canobie Lake Timber Project was presented to New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on July 16, 2020. Timbers raised from Canobie Lake following laying at the Lake's bottom for 80 years have [...]
“The American Dream means giving it your all, trying your hardest, accomplishing something. And then I’d add to that, giving something back. No definition of a successful life can do anything but include serving others.”
In February 2020, Al Letizio, Jr, was was selected by President Donald J. Trump as one of the twenty-two delegates to represent him at the 2020 republican National Convention. As a lifelong member of the Republican [...]