Barrett Executive Leadership

Arthur Barrett


As President of Barrett Distribution Centers, Arthur Barrett ensures that the Company's operations, systems and infrastructure, finance, engineering, and customer service are delivering quality and efficiency to our customers.  Arthur has many years of experience in the third-party logistics and supply chain industries and is recognized as a visionary in this field. He was the 2012-2013 Chairman of the International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA).

Arthur earned his M.B.A. from Babson College, B.A. in Economics/Accounting from the College of the Holy Cross, and B.S. in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Natalya Fater

Chief Human Resources Officer

Natalya Fater, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is the Chief Human Resources Officer at Barrett Distribution, where she has responsibility for the overall strategic direction and key Human Resources functions critical to the successful operation of the organization.

Previously, Natalya has held executive leadership positions in various industries and has over 25 years of diverse human resources, management, and leadership experience.  

Before joining Barrett, Natalya served as a Vice President of Human Resources at Pet Food Experts Inc.; in the CHRO role at Nouria Energy Corporation and led the Human Resources team at The Protector Group Insurance Agency (a Marsh and McLennan Co.). She has extensive strategic experience leading major HR initiatives including M&A activities, organizational design, employee engagement, compensation, performance management, talent acquisition, compliance, HRIS implementations, HR workflow development, and benefits administration.

Natalya is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Human Resource Management Certification Institute and Senior Certified Professional by Society for Human Resources Management. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Human Resources Management Association of Central Massachusetts (HRMA), Board of Directors of Massachusetts Human Resource State Council and is the Dress-For-Success Career Panel Program Adviser and Speaker. Natalya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Finance from Worcester State University and has received her MBA from Assumption University.

Chris Pircio

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Pircio is Barrett Distribution Center’s Chief Financial Officer and is responsible for Finance, Data Analytics, Technology, Engineering, and other central services within the organization. 

Chris has held executive leadership positions in finance and operations in both publicly-traded and privately-owned companies for over 20 years. He came to Barrett in 2020 and brings a unique blend of large and mid-sized company experience to help Barrett evolve best practices and scale a growing business. 

Prior to joining Barrett, Chris served and CFO and COO of multiple global and national organizations in the media and logistics industries, the majority of that being for the New York Times Company where he was responsible for finance and operations for their New England Media Group, comprised of The Boston Globe, Worcester Telegram and Gazette and several other subsidiaries. 

Chris holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Massachusetts

Scott Hothem

SVP, Customer hb88

Scott Hothem is Senior Vice President, Customer hb88 at Barrett Distribution Centers, where he is responsible for sales, marketing, and strategic partnership development.

Scott has held executive leadership positions with global, national and regional logistics companies for over 24 years. His areas of expertise include sales, marketing & partnership development, operations management, third party logistics, transportation management, strategic planning and technology implementations to companies in the food, beverage, retail and consumer electronics industries.

Prior to joining Barrett, Scott served as Executive Director, Sales for Matson Logistics, where he developed, sold and implemented integrated supply chain programs. Prior to Matson Logistics, Scott was the President of Pacific American Services (PACAM) which was acquired by Matson.


Scott holds a B.S. from Springfield College.

Related Content

Fashion Forward with Barrett: nuuds Embarks on a New Logistics Adventure
By Bryan Corbett 21 Aug, 2023
The Barrett team preparing for the launch of high-growth DTC brands Nuuds & Tones! (Photo: Business Wire)
By Bryan Corbett 16 Aug, 2023
For the 15th time, Inc. 5000 has named Barrett Distribution Centers to its exclusive list of America’s fastest growing private companies
By Harrison Smith 11 Aug, 2023
Leveling-Up With Your Next 3PL Using Dedicated, Engineered hb88
By Harrison Smith 04 Aug, 2023
Ten Reasons for DTC eCommerce & Omnichannel Brands To Consider The Northeast For Warehousing and Fulfillment
Share by: