Julie Camardo serves as the 5th Generation owner and CEO of Zweigle’s Inc. She was born and raised in Rochester, NY and attended Mercy High School. She went on to Providence College and received a BA degree in Psychology.
In 2002, Julie moved back to Rochester from Maryland to work for Zweigle’s. She started in the office environment and then transitioned to sales while both her grandfather and mother were still at Zweigle’s. In 2005, Julie was named Vice President of Zweigle’s. She took over as President of Zweigle’s in 2009 after her mother passed away. In 2015, she was names CEO by the Board of Directors.
Under Julie, Zweigle’s expanded two times and has grown in product diversification, sales and employees. The company is guided by four core values of quality, caring, accountability and integrity, each representative of one of the prior generations. The current company goal is to double sales in 5 years through dedicated teamwork. Zweigle’s leverages strength in flexibility, innovation and collaboration to grow in private label and co-packing sales. Zweigle’s also launched two new brands Mama Camardo’s and Savory Sensations, producing new products such as fully cooked chicken breasts, meatballs, and breakfast sausages.
Julie is committed to the community where she lives. She sits is on the Board of Directors for MCC Foundation, ESL, Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Holy Childhood and Special Touch Bakery. She is a strong supporter of United Way, Golisano Children’s Hospital, Susan B. Anthony House, and The Strong. She is also a current member of the Vistage organization.
Julie has three children two daughters and a son. She supports her children in their education, sports and artistic activities. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends outside of work. Her favorite hot dog is a white hot dog and her favorite sausage is the Zweigle’s Italian sausage.