Calvin Johnston Joins Excell & Nissco Buying Groups as Vice President of Business Development

DENVER, CO – January 2, 2023 The Excell and Nissco buying groups welcome industry veteran, Calvin Johnston as Vice President of Business Development.


Calvin is a leadership professional, with over two decades of experience within the food service equipment and supplies industry.


“We are excited to welcome Calvin to the team,” states Mike Jewett, CEO. Calvin is a results-oriented, passionate, and well-respected individual in the industry. He brings not only a wealth of industry knowledge but a genuine love for the foodservice industry and its people.”

Most recently, Calvin served as Vice President of Service Operations for Horizon Bradco (a Smart Care Company) conducting sales and service in 17 states along the eastern seaboard. Calvin’s industry experience is extensive well-beyond Horizon Bradco including Service Operations Manager for ISI (a Trimark Company), and 16 years of progressive roles within Hobart (an ITW Company). Prior to entering the world of FE&S, Calvin served 6 years in the U.S. Army National Guard.


“Calvin is a man of exceptional character, and we are very fortunate to welcome him to the Excell/Nissco Team,” says Mike Jewett.  “Calvin will focus on onboarding new dealers and fostering relationships with existing dealers. He will work closely with Devyn Kelly and Mariko Sakurai to develop Vendor programs to best serve the current and future needs of our dealer partners.”


Johnston’s role is responsible for delivering a positive member experience throughout their journey within the Excell and Nissco buying groups. He serves a critical role - enabling and driving growth through enhanced experiences for members.