Our Team

PJP is a Philadelphia-based full line distributor of foodservice supplies, equipment, and disposables. The company provides supply solutions for the food service, supermarket, healthcare and janitorial industries. PJP employees over 400 associates and has been named a top workplace for the last six consecutive years. PJP also operates three PJP Marketplace foodservice superstores in the Philadelphia region.

Thomas R. Furia, Sr.

Owner and Founder

Thomas Furia, Sr. founded Penn Jersey in 1963. Tom currently serves as Chairman to the PJP Board of Directors. Under Tom’s leadership, PJP has grown from a traditional supermarket packaging supplier, to a full line foodservice and janitorial distributor serving multiple markets. He has lead PJP through numerous acquisitions and facility moves.

Thomas R. Furia, Jr.

President and COO

Thomas Furia Jr., is President and COO of PJP and its subsidiaries. Tom directs PJP’s operations, sales, planning, and alliances. Tom has lead PJP’s growth through numerous acquisitions and expansions, including diversifying into other vertical markets and the creation of the PJP Marketplace Cash and Carry Retail Stores. Tom sits on the Board of Directors at Network Services Company.

William Servis

Director of Finance

William Servis is PJP’s Director of Finance. Bill oversees PJP’s accounts payable department, human resources department, and IT department. Bill leads a team responsible for financial planning, analysis, and reporting of PJP’s business units. Bill also maintains all banking and insurance relations.

Lisa Furia-Cruz


Lisa Furia-Cruz is PJP’s Controller and manages PJP’s credit and accounts receivable departments. Lisa is also responsible for financial analysis, reporting, tax functions, and managing relationships with rating agencies. Lisa joined PJP as the office manager after earning her Bachelor’s Degree from LaSalle University.

Mary Joan Furia-Cocca

Customer Service Manager

Mary Joan Furia is PJP’s Customer Service Manager. Mary Joan leads the customer care department, responsible for deepening customer relationships, while enhancing the customer experience. Establishing long lasting relationships with customers allows her staff to provide the legendary service to meet the needs of PJP’s growing customer base.

Thomas Furia III

Director of Supply Chain Management

Thomas Furia, III, is PJP’s Director of Supply Chain Management. Tom leads all elements of PJP’s supply chain and operations, including procurement, logistics, process development, product rationalization and vendor relationships. Tom obtained his BA in Accounting, MIS from Drexel and his MBA from Saint Joseph’s University.

Mark Basher

Director of Retail Operations

Mark is Director of Retail Operations for PJP Marketplace stores, overseeing the brands positioning, growth, and market development. PJP operates three PJP Marketplace foodservice superstores in the Philadelphia region. Mark has a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from Drexel University.

Glenn Harbison

Director of Digital Marketing & Ecommerce @pjponline

As Director of Digital Marketing & Ecommerce, Glenn leads a team of digital, social, and commerce marketing enthusiasts driving the PJP ecommerce and branding initiatives. Glenn obtained his Marketing Degree from Temple University.