Our Leadership Team

At Roland Foods we believe in evolving our company while remaining true to our history. We honor our relationships and go to the ends of the earth for our clients. We take bold risks and have fun along the way. We are the leadership team, ensuring that all employees embrace these defining characteristics in all that we do.

Jim Wagner

Jim Wagner

Chief Executive Officer

Jim leads Roland Foods with a reverence for the history of the company, respect for the grit required to build it and a mission to carry its legacy into the future. Jim fosters an entrepreneurial work environment that encourages collaborative teamwork and provides ample opportunities for individual contribution.

Jim has over 15 years of experience as an executive, serving in various roles in business development, general management, business operations, product management, product development, M&A, and strategy. Prior to joining Roland Foods, he was COO of the Chefs’ Warehouse where he helped lead the company through a private equity investment, multiple acquisitions, a management repurchase of the company, and a successful IPO. Jim is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

Special Interests

Jim enjoys spending time with his three daughters, traveling with his wife, Anne, and planning and hosting dinner parties for friends.
Roland® Harissa

Favorite Product

Always evolving, but currently putting our Roland® Harissa on everything.
Tyler Hawes

Tyler Hawes

Chief Operating Officer

Tyler leads Roland Foods’ day-to-day operations across the organization. He believes a hands-on leadership style gives employees the best opportunity to make a positive impact within the company, and ultimately, throughout their individual careers. Tyler has held various leadership positions in sales and operations at companies like the Chefs’ Warehouse, a specialty foodservice distributor, and Larkin Cold Storage, a cheese import and logistics company.

Tyler holds a degree in Finance from Syracuse University and a Culinary Arts Diploma from the International Culinary Center (formerly FCI).

Special Interests

Weekends cooking with his Big Green Egg, and spending time with his wife, Ellen, and Goldendoodle, Harvey.
Roland® Panko Bread Crumbs

Favorite Product

Roland® Panko Bread Crumbs

Aimee Miralles

Vice President of People & Culture

Aimee and her team focus on matching the right people with the right roles, and creating an environment where they can do their best work. Transformation is Aimee’s obsession—both professionally and personally—and she is drawn to organizations where she can support teams through important transitions and evolutions.

Aimee has held various HR roles in several industries, including Telecommunications, Consumer Electronics and Consumer Products. 
Most recently, Aimee came from Groupe Danone, where she supported 
the topline functions of sales, marketing and food service for eight years. 
She holds a degree in Human Services from PACE University and is a certified facilitator of various breakthrough human diagnostic tools, such as Insights.

Special Interests

Cheering her sons on at tae kwon do, hockey and soccer. Doing CrossFit with her husband. Training for obstacle races.
Roland® Organic Refined Coconut Oil

Favorite Product

Roland® Organic Refined Coconut Oil
Tyler Schubert

Tyler Shubert

Vice President of Logistics
FAVORITE: Roland® Diamond Balsamic
Carol Guerette

Carole Guerrette

Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance
FAVORITE: Roland® Chocolate Tartelette Cookies

Enrique Olivares

FAVORITE: Roland® Balsamic Glaze
Jessica Jaffey

Jessica Jaffe

Vice President of Product & Supplier Engagement
FAVORITE: Roland® Yellowfin Tuna Fillets
Way Luu

Way Luu

Vice President, Strategic Development
FAVORITE: Roland® Farro
Joe Gozzi

Joseph Gozzi

Vice President of Global Procurement
FAVORITE: Roland® Onion & Garlic Spread

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