Industry vet takes on new challenges.

Metz Culinary Management promoted Tony Russo to district manager, overseeing a number of independent schools and public school district accounts. Prior to his promotion, Russo served as senior area manager and general manager at Richland School District.

Before joining Metz Culinary Management in 2004, Russo worked for Sodexho in various roles at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, King's Family Restaurants and Crown American Corporation.