James Iacino, grandson of Mose Iacino, who founded Seattle Fish Co., represents the third generation of the Iacino family in the seafood business. Iacino oversees the largest seafood distribution operation in the region, including processing and distribution facilities in Denver and Kansas City, and a team that operates 24/7 to supply more than 15 million pounds of seafood annually throughout the Rocky Mountains.
Iacino has expanded the company significantly, growing distribution into the Western Slope of Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Wyoming, Utah, and New Mexico. Seattle Fish Co. operates based on a vivid vision created by Iacino in 2015. The vision defines why the company operates: to sustainably feed people to ensure the health of our communities and the planet.
Iacino is a recognized leader within the seafood industry, graduating from the National Fisheries Institute’s Future Leaders program. He also supports the community by serving on several boards including the Cooking Matters Colorado Leadership Council, the Colorado Children’s Chorale board of trustees, and the ACE Scholarships board of advisors.
Iacino holds a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University. He is the founder and chairman of the Green and Gold Foundation, benefiting the University.