GELLMAN ASSOCIATES is a specialized Manufacturer’s Representative in food products

and food service equipment providing in-depth representation to Convenience Stores, Vending,

Office Coffee Service and Mobile Caterers covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. 

Gellman Associates furnishes distributor support, along with direct sales, for the manufacturers we

represent.  We take an active role in all regional and national trade associations.

   

DAVID GELLMAN has been actively involved in the vending industry since 1968.  He was the founding

President of the National Vend Brokers Association in 1977 and served as President of the Association

again in 1997 and 1998.   In 1995 David won the “Supplier of the Year” award from the Keystone Coffee

Association.  He was inducted into the National Beverage Products Association “Hall of Fame” in 1997. 

David has served on the Broker Advisory Boards for many of the companies we represent. He has also

served on the VSA Broker Advisory Board. David previously served  on the Board of Directors for the

Keystone Coffee Association.

David completed a two- year term as President of the Pennsylvania Automatic Merchandising Council

(now name changed to Tri-State Automatic Merchandising Council). 

He also served on NAMA’s Broker Advisory Board. 

At the request of NAMA, David was a guest lecturer in October of 2000

at Michigan State University’s School of Hospitality.  David was also named Allied Member

of the Year-Vending of the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) for 2004. 

David was named Program Chairman for NAMA’s first powerful new Coffee Summit (now known as Coffee, Tea and Water) held in Philadelphia

in February 2008. The event was a tremendous success with over 400 attendees.

David was named 2008 Broker of the Year by Automatic Merchandiser Magazine 

David directly manages the vend distributors in the metropolitan Philadelphia market and oversees

the distributors in Maryland, Virginia, Northern New Jersey, Metropolitan New York and Long Island.

In addition to having customer responsibility he also oversees all administrative activities.  

Gellman Associates  takes pride in their ability to develop lines and maximize sales.

Below is a sampling of our many achievement awards:
                                                                   
 

                                                                                  2016

                                                    NAMA - inducted to the Coffee Hall of Fame


                                                                                  2010

                                                         Everpure- 2009 Broker of the Year
                                                                Coffee and Office Water
                                                     Everpure 2009 One Million Dollar Club
 
                                                                                 2009

                                               Automatic Merchandiser Broker of the Year
 
                                                                                 2008

                                                       Chairman of NAMA Coffee Summit
 
                                                                                 2004
                                                National Automatic Merchandising Association
                                                       Allied Member of the Year – Vending
 
                                                                                 2002

                                                          White Castle Broker of the Year
 
                                                                                 2001

                                        Florida’s Natural Growers - #1 Growth Branded Sales
                                          Florida’s Natural Growers – 100% Sales vs. Quota
                                          White Castle – Vending Eastern Broker of the Year
 
                                                                                 2000

                                       Poore Brothers – Eastern Division “Broker of the Year”
                                        Squeek’N Clean Products -  “Broker of the Year”
                                          Florida’s Natural – “Most Improved Territory”
 
                                                                               1999

                                  International Home Foods – “Vending Broker of the Year”
                                    Adams Group – Northeast Region “Broker of the Year”

                                                                              1996

                                                    Adams Group – “Broker of the Year”



                                                 TRADE ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS 

                                         National Automatic Merchandising Association 

                                                  Maryland/DC Vending Association 
                              Tri State (PA, NJ DE) Automatic Merchandising Association 
                                      Virginia Automatic Merchandising Association


​​​Gellman Associates LLC
2511 Fire Rd. Unit A-1
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234
Phones: 800-345-1046

               609-365-1444
Fax:       609-277-7739

gellmankak@aol.com


David Gellman – Principal
d.gellm@att.net
Cell: 484-433-2064