Board Members

Our Board of Directors is made up of an experienced group of industry executives from a variety of companies and brands. These individuals represent every category of NFRA membership. By being an NFRA member, you can join this elite group and contribute to NFRA's initiatives!

Executive Committee

Joy Sgro
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Robesonia, PA
Chairman

John Farmer
Dairy Farmers of America, Kingswood, TX
Chairman Elect

Tony Hatok
Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh, PA
Vice Chairman - Frozen

Kristina Cole
WhiteWave Foods, Broomfield, CO
Vice Chairman - Refrigerated

Dave Jones
Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI
Secretary

Ray Tarnowski
Philadelphia Warehousing & Cold Storage, Philadelphia, PA
Treasurer 

Scott Rouse

Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR
Immediate Past Chairman

David Welch
Southeastern Grocers, Jacksonville, FL
Past Chairman

Joe D'Alberto
Acosta Sales & Marketing Co., Charlotte, NC
Convention Chairman

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

Board of Directors

Scott Anderson, Alliance Sales & Marketing, Charlotte, NC
Joey Bates, Harris Teeter, Inc., Matthews, NC
Curtis Bolden, ConAgra Brands, Omaha, NE
David Bray, Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR
Diana Curtis, Grocery Outlet, Inc., Emeryville, CA
Bob Dernbach, Southeast Food Distribution, Miami, FL
Brigid Gilmore, Nestle USA, Inc., Solon, OH
Brian Haley, Burris Logistics, New Castle, DE
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
Bob Knodle, H.P. Hood, LLC, Mason, OH
Steve Mayle, General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Mark Meyer, Wells' Enterprises, Inc., Le Mars, IA
Daniel Nolan, Stremicks Heritage Foods, LLC, Santa Ana, CA
Mike O'Donnell, Unified Grocers, Inc., Commerce, CA
Todd Patti, Ahold USA, Carlisle, PA
Paul Peterson, Lactalis American Group, Buffalo, NY
Trenton Potts, Daisy Brand, Dallas, TX
Mike Ridenour, The Kraft Heinz Company, Glenview, IL
Neil Ritchey, Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc., Ontario, CA
Chris Scheid, Land O'Lakes Foods, Inc., St. Paul, MN
Kevin Schwab, The Pictsweet Company, Bells, TN
Ron Schwenn, Roundys, Inc., Milwaukee, WI
Marcelle Smalley, Kemps, LLC, Tampa, FL
Marty Steinmetz, United States Cold Storage, Inc., Acworth, GA
Ken Stubbs, Florida's Natural Growers, New Kensington, PA
Joe Tuza, T. Marzetti Company, Columbus, OH

Advisory Directors

Robert Bollbach, RDD Associates, LLC, Totowa, NJ
Robert Carmody, Diana's Bananas, Inc., Chicago, IL
Rob Cohen, Bozzuto's, Inc., Cheshire, CT
George Denman, Graeter's Ice Cream, Cincinnati, OH
Bob Helland, Kahiki Foods, Gahanna, OH
Risa Jenkins, C&S Wholesale Grocers, Robesonia, PA
Joe Keip, Michael Angelo's Gourmet Foods, Austin, TX
Bill Kynast, Chobani Global Holdings, Norwich, NY
Dan Maloney, Woodland Partners, LLC, Lakeland, FL
Jim Motos, Rich's Consumer Brands, St. Simons Island, GA
Jeff Nelson, Co-Sales Company, Phoenix, AZ
Dave Norby, Ruiz Foods, Dinuba, CA
Dan Norman, CROSSMARK, Edina, MN
Michael Ryan, Eastern Frosted & Refrigerated Foods Association, Wanaque, NJ
Mark Tarzwell, Ateeco Inc. / Mrs. T's, Shenandoah, PA
Yvonne Turnbough, Pepperidge Farm, Lake Mary, FL

Council Members

Joe Anderson, Raymundo's Food Group, LLC, Bedford Park, IL
John Arnold, Sargento Foods, Inc., Plymouth, WI
Jerry Cochran, Acosta Sales & Marketing Co., Brea, CA
David Davis, Welch Foods, Inc., North Bend, WA
Tom Finn, Rosina Food Products, Buffalo, NY
Jessica Moore, Hussmann Corporation, Bridgeton, MO
Richard Mueller, Bridgford Foods Corporation, Anaheim, CA
Ron Suchecki, Ateeco Inc./Mrs. T's Pierogies, China Spring, TX