Board of Directors

2017-2018 Executive Committee

 
 
 
   John Farmer
   Dairy Farmers of America, Kingswood, TX
   Chairman
 

 
 
 
   Dave Jones
   Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI
   Chairman Elect
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Neil Ritchey
   Ajinomoto Windsor, Ontario, CA
   Vice Chairman - Frozen
 
 
 
 

   

   Bob Knodle
   H.P. Hood, LLC, Lynnfield, MA
   Vice Chairman - Refrigerated



 

 
 


   Joe D'Alberto
   Acosta Sales & Marketing Co., Charlotte, NC
   Secretary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Ray Tarnowski
   Philadelphia Warehousing & Cold Storage, Philadelphia, PA
   Treasurer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   Joy Sgro
   C&S Wholesale Grocers, Robesonia, PA
   Immediate Past Chairman
 
 
 
 
 
 

   Scott Rouse

   Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR
   Past Chairman

 


 

   Joe Kent
   InnovAsian Cuisine Enterprises
   Round Rock, TX

 
 




 
 
 
   William Kitchens
   Arnall Golden Gregory LLP, Atlanta, GA
   Legal Counsel
 


 


2017-2018 Board of Directors

Scott Anderson, Alliance Sales & Marketing, Charlotte, NC
Joey Bates, Harris Teeter, LLC, Matthews, NC
Curtis Bolden, Conagra Brands, Chicago, IL
Bob Bollbach, RDD Associates, LLC, Totowa, NJ
David Bray, Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR
Diana Curtis, Grocery Outlet, Inc., Emeryville, CA
Bob Dernbach, Southeast Food Distribution, Miramar, FL
Brian Haley, Burris Logistics, New Castle, DE
Tony Hatok, Giant Eagle Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Kathy Hayden, DanoneWave, Broomfield, CO
Dave Howlett, Wakefern Food Corporation, Keasbey, NJ
Jeff Johnson, Crystal Farms, Minnetonka, MN
Joe Kent, InnovAsian Cuisine Enterprises, Round Rock, TX
Randall King, Lowes Food Stores Inc., Winston-Salem, NC
Steve Mayle, General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Mark Meyer, Wells' Enterprises, Inc., Le Mars, IA
Jim Motos, Rich's Consumer Brands, St. Simons Island, GA
Dan Nolan, Stremicks Heritage Foods, LLC, Santa Ana, CA
Mike O'Donnell, Supervalu - West Region, Commerce, CA
Paul Peterson, Lactalis American Group, Buffalo, NY
Trenton Potts, Daisy Brand, Dallas, TX
Mike Ridenour, Kraft Heinz Company, Chicago, IL
Chris Scheid, Land O' Lakes Foods, Inc., St. Paul, MN
Kevin Schwab, Pictsweet Company, Bells, TN
Ron Schwenn, Roundy's, Inc., Milwaukee, WI
Marcelle Smalley, Kemps, LLC, Tampa, FL
Marty Steinmetz, United States Cold Storage, Inc., Voorhees, NJ
Ken Stubbs, Florida's Natural Growers, Mifflintown, PA
Joe Tuza, T. Marzetti Company, Westerville, OH

Advisory Directors

Bob Brown, Jewel-Osco, Itasca, IL
Tony Caloroso, Schraad & Assoc., Kansas City, MO
Rob Cohen, Bozzuto's, Inc., Cheshire, CT
George Denman, Graeter's Ice Cream, Cincinnati, OH
Tom Finn, Rosina Food Products, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Risa Jenkins, C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Robesonia, PA
Joe Keip, Michael Angelo's Gourmet Foods, Austin, TX
Bill Kynast, Chobani Global Holdings, Inc., New York, NY
Dan Maloney, Woodland Partners, Inc., Lakeland, FL
Rick Mueller, Bridgford Foods Corporation, Anaheim, CA
Jeff Nelson, Co-Sales Company, Phoenix, AZ
Matt O'Hare, JOH, Billerica, MA
Philip Payment, Floco Foods, Inc. (W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.), Scranton, SC
Tom Robaczewski, Bays English Muffin Corporation, Chicago, IL
Mike Ryan, Eastern Frosted and Refrigerated Foods Association, Wanaque, NJ
Leland Sember, B&G Foods, Inc., Parsippany, NJ
Mark Tarzwell, Ateeco Inc./Mrs. T's Pierogies, Shenandoah, PA

Council Members

Joe Anderson, Raymundo's Food Group LLC, Bedford Park, IL
Jerry Cochran, Acosta Sales & Marketing Co., Brea, CA
David Davis, Welch Foods, Inc., North Bend, WA
Jessica Moore, Hussmann Corporation, Bridgeton, MO
Kevin Schwab, Pictsweet Company, Bells, TN