Following is a list of our staff members, with a brief biography and their role at NorthStar Sales.  To speak with customer service or to schedule a sales consultation, submit the CONTACT US form . . .


Sales Team


Bruno Zumbo - President

Bruno founded NorthStar Sales in 1986. In addition to his administrative duties, Bruno handles several major accounts in the Philadelphia Metro and NJ area.

Clarke Bittner - Vice President

Clarke graduated from Drexel University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management. He has been in the paper industry since 1983, starting with St. Regis Paper Company and then with Portion Packaging. He has been a manufacturers representative since May of 1986 and is married with two sons.

Clarke covers NorthEastern & Central Pennsylvania.

Tom Kolterman - Sales Representative

After attending Penn State University and working in western Pennsylvania, Tom joined Kolterman Associates in 1980, representing manufacturers in the janitorial supply market. Tom then joined NorthStar Sales in 1997. An avid golfer, Tom is married with one son.

Tom covers Central & Northern New Jersey and Delaware

Bob Hill - Sales Representative

Bob joined NorthStar in January of 2007 and has 29 years of experience in the sanitary maintenance industry. He spent 10 years in operations/purchasing/product development for two large distributors before joining The Russ Leahy Company as a manufacturer’s representative specializing in janitorial supplies and equipment. Bob has a business degree from Trenton State College and is ServSafe Food Safety Certified. Bob lives in Northeastern PA with his wife and daughters where he is an active member with his local ambulance corps and Advanced Life Support corps as a certified Emergency Medical Technician.

Bob covers Eastern & Central PA and key accounts in New Jersey

Jerry Melnyk - Sales Representative

Jerry joined the NorthStar Sales team in 1993. Following college, Jerry was employed by Marcal Paper Mills for eighteen years as a regional sales manager covering the southern states. He prides himself on maintaining his long-term relationships and trust in the industry. Married in 1980, Jerry resides with his wife in Owings Mills, MD.

Jerry covers Maryland, Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia.


Baxter Omohundro - Sales Representative


Baxter joined NorthStar Sales in May 2015 and has over 30 years of sales and sales management experience in sanitary maintenance and food service. He attended Old Dominion University. Baxter is married with a daughter and son and resides in Stafford, Virginia.
Baxter covers Virginia, WDC, and specific accounts in Maryland and southern Delaware.

Peter Plachta - Sales Representative


Originally from Upstate New York, Pete spend his early years with Fort Howard Paper Company.  He spent some years with HPC-ReD and sold for Capital Poly and Solaris.  Peter covers New York City.


Customer Service Team

Tina Knowles - Office Manager & Pricing Administrator

Tina joined NorthStar Sales in 1994 as part of the Customer Service Team and was promoted to Office Manager in 1997.


 End Market Category Specialist:  Mark Savini 

Shirley Inglacious - Customer Service

Shirley joined NorthStar Sales in 1999 and she handles order entry and customer service requests.


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