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Staff

Sean Dowd
President
Louisiana State University B.S. Marketing
Started with T. A. Dowd in 1980

Chuck Barr
Vice President Sales
U.S Navy – USS Duluth LPD-6 (Vietnam) 1970-73
Attended University of Minnesota 1973-75
Executive Chef –1975-1978 The Old Spaghetti Factory, Inc.
Banquet Chef – 1978- 1979 Marriott Hotel Denver, CO.
Dir. of Training – 1979-1989 Wendy’s of New Orleans
Started with T. A. Dowd & Co. 1989

Frank J. Favalora, II
Vice President Marketing
Southeastern Louisiana University 1981-1984
S & W Wholesale – Distributor Sales Representative 1988-1993
John Sexton Co. – Distributor Sales Representative 1993-1996
Sanderson Farms – Export Sales & Fast Food Sales 1996-1998
Ventura Foods – Regional Chain Account Manager 1998-2003
Started with T. A. Dowd in 2003

Joe Comeaux
University of New Orleans B.S. Business 1980
Sales – 1980-1982 Pitney Bowes
Sales – 1983-1987 General Mills Supplies
Sales Manager - 1987-1991
Started with T. A. Dowd in 1991

Tad Dowd
Southeastern Louisiana Univ. B.S. Marketing 1994
Started with T. A. Dowd in 1990

O.J. Valeton
Northeast Louisiana Univ. B.S. Business 1983
Sales – 1984-1987 Georgia Pacific Corp
Marketing Assoc. 1987-1990 Sysco of New Orleans
Started with T. A. Dowd in 1990

Susan Cascio
University of Montevallo 1975
Marketing & Purchasing - Robert James Co. 1980
Private Club Management, Catering & Sales - 1985 - 2001
Food Broker - Institutional Sales 2001
Started with T.A. Dowd in 2007

Tracie Brown
Phillips College Paralegal Studies Degree 1990
Paralegal 1989-1993 Pollock, Rosenberg, Rittenberg & Endom
Started with T. A. Dowd in 1993

Walker Liddell
LSU Communications Degree 1998
Sysco New Orleans –1998-1999
Vision Marketing - 1999-2002
Started with T. A. Dowd in 2002

Tommy Donelon
Christian Brothers University1997-1999
Self Employed General Contractor 1999-2005
Best of Susan Catering 2005-2010
Started with T. A. Dowd in 2010

Ryan Dowd
Sales for Triple A screen printing 2011-2013
Delgado Community College 2013-2015
Started with T. A. Dowd in 2013

Jimmy Godbery
University of New Orleans B. S. Marketing1974
Eiserloh Company 1975-1990
Regional Sales Manager McIlhenny Co. 1990 - 2015
Started with T. A. Dowd 2016

Tommy Vasta
Sysco New Orleans M. A. – Baton Rouge market 1990-2015
Started with T. A. Dowd 2016