Jeremy Johnson is the General Manager & National Sales Manager of Encore Specialty Foods, a gourmet food importer based in Hingham, Massachusetts. He started working for Encore in 2004 as part of an internship program though Chicago's DePaul University. After a successful internship, Johnson worked part time for Encore in a customer service role from 2005 - 2007 while obtaining his Bachelor's Degree at DePaul University's Richard H. Driehaus College of Business, with a focus in entrepreneurial business. Upon graduating from DePaul in 2007, Johnson moved from Chicago back to his native Massachusetts to join the company full time as National Sales Manager, working closely with Encore's network of retail and foodservice distributors throughout the U.S. In 2013, Johnson was promoted to General manager. Johnson has been featured in The New York Times, CNBC.COM, Yahoo Finance, and The Gourmet Retailer discussing the specialty food industry.