Endeavor Seafood was established in 2001 by 3 long-time seafood supply chain professionals. Having held senior seafood sourcing positions with some of the top food companies in the country, the founders of Endeavor have a strong understanding of the important needs of its customers such as strict product specification compliance, continuity of supply, timely and accurate information, sustainability, and on-time deliveries. With over 60 years of combined international sourcing experience, Endeavorís management team has developed strategic relationships with a global network of premier seafood producers. Many of these producers have unique access or ownership of their respective resources. Given this extensive network, Endeavor is able to tailor the best possible specie, product form, and source of supply to meet the individual objectives of its customers.

Management Team:

George Souza

One of the founders of Endeavor Seafood, George has an extensive purchasing and quality assurance background with some of the most trusted and well known brands in the seafood industry including Gortons, Frionor, and Long John Silverís, where he was Vice President of Purchasing. George was also VP of purchasing at Restaurant Services Inc., the sole purchasing agent for the Burger King system in the US, where he used his supply chain management skills to oversee the annual procurement of over $1billion of beef, chicken, pork, seafood, and bakery products. George is a former Director of the National Fisheries Institute, the primary lobbying and trade group for the seafood industry. He has a BS in aquaculture engineering from the University of Massachusetts and an MBA from Providence College. George and his wife enjoy the outdoors, and he is an avid fisherman, especially when the snow flies and ice covers the ponds.

Mike Bush

Prior to co-founding Endeavor, Mike held senior seafood sourcing positions with industry leaders Darden Restaurants (Red Lobster) and Long John Silverís. As Director of Seafood, Mike also used his extensive supply-chain management skills to help design and build one of the most comprehensive supply-chain management software tools of its time while working at Global Food Exchange. Earlier in his career, Mike worked as a Fisheries Resource Economist with J.L. Anderson Associates, and as a Commercial Credit Analyst with Shawmut Bank of Boston. Mike is a former Director with the National Fisheries Institute and past Chairman of the associationís E-commerce committee. He has a bachelor's degree in Finance from Northeastern University and a master's in fisheries economics from the University of Rhode Island. Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys skiing, sailing, and running.

Todd Clark

Another founder of Endeavor, Todd has a strong background in seafood importing, distribution, and merchandising. Todd developed expertise in all aspects of the broad line distribution business while working for the centralized seafood purchasing and merchandising unit for US Foodservice, where his primary responsibilities included growing seafood sales to independent and chain restaurant accounts. Todd also developed a strong knowledge of the global seafood industry through sales and procurement positions with Alba Specialty Seafood Company and Long John Silverís Restaurants. Todd is a well-known expert on the global groundfish industry having presented on resource issues to seafood industry leaders at the World Groundfish Forum annually since 1994. He also holds a seat on the Forumís governing council. Todd developed his passion for seafood early in his career thru positions in retail seafood shops and aquaculture operations. He is a former board member of the National Fisheries Institute and a founding member of its Economic Integrity Taskforce. Todd holds a bachelorís degree from the University of Vermont and a masterís in fisheries economics from the University of Rhode Island. Todd enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, playing hockey, and of course fishing whenever he gets the chance.

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