Brenda Lotesta

Chief Marketing Officer

Brenda began her foodservice career in restaurant operations and later joined Kraft Foods Distribution as a National Account Sales Representative. In 1986, Brenda joined Durst Brokerage, an Illinois foodservice brokerage firm, and became partner in 1995. In 2004, Brenda took on the role of CEO during Durst’s merger with Insight Food Brokers and then joined KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. in 2007.

Brenda earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Stephens College and her MBA degree from Kellogg School of Management in 2010. Currently, Brenda serves as CMO and leads KeyImpact’s Category Management Division, i2i Foodservice.

Brenda Lotesta is based in Elk Grove Village (Chicago), IL and can be reached at