Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Jim Dorcy has joined Wholesale Produce Supply as President. Mr. Dorcy arrived at Wholesale Produce Supply from the Robinson Fresh division of CH Robinson, where he served as Vice President of Global Account Management.
Wholesale Produce Supply (“WPS”) is a value added distributor of fresh produce to a diverse group of blue-chip customers across multiple channels in the Upper Midwest and Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, WPS serves over 200 U.S. and Canadian customers across nine U.S. states and three Canadian provinces, including the nation’s largest foodservice broadliners, grocery retail distributors and quick serve restaurants. WPS offers 3,000+ product SKUs across over 110 produce commodities, sourced throughout North America. WPS is backed by Mill City Capital (www.millcitycapital.com), a Minneapolis based private equity firm that makes investments in lower middle market companies with enterprise values ranging between $30 million and $150 million. The firm focuses on companies headquartered in the Midwestern United States and western and central Canada. Mill City Capital’s investment team has built a vast network of relationships through their collective 100+ years of doing business in the region.