Board of Directors

2022 Executive Committee

Kevin Schwab

Kevin Schwab

Chairman

The Pictsweet Company

Bells, TN

John Arnold

Chairman-Elect

Sargento Foods, Inc.

Plymouth, WI

Harris Teeter

Joey Bates

Vice Chairman-Refrigerated, Harris Teeter, Matthews, NC

Tye Anthony

Vice Chairman-Frozen, Associated Wholesale Grocers, Kansas City, KS

Joe D'Alberto

Joe D’Alberto

Immediate Past Chairman

Acosta Sales & Marketing

Charlotte, NC

Dave Jones

Past Chairman

Kellogg Company (Retired)

Norman, OK

Mark Tarzwell

Treasurer

Ateeco Inc./Mrs. T's Pierogies

Pottsville, PA

Neil Ritchey

Secretary

InnovAsian Cuisine Enterprises

Round Rock, TX

Bill Kitchens headshot

Bill Kitchens

General Counsel, NFRA

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Atlanta, GA

2022 Board of Directors

Tracy Aquila, Southeastern Grocers, Jacksonville, FL
Todd Bostian, Lowes Foods LLC, Winston-Salem, NC
Bob Brown
, Jewel-Osco, Itasca, IL
Jim Buchta, CROSSMARK, Plano, TX
Tony Caloroso
, Schraad Sales & Marketing, Kansas City, MO
Angie Christos, Tyson Foods, Inc., Chicago, IL
Rob Cohen
, Bozzuto’s, Inc., Cheshire, CT
Kristina Cole, Danone North America, Broomfield, CO
Lauren Corprew, General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Derek DeMuth
, Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc., San Jose, CA
Tom DeTrempe, PepsiCo Beverages & Foods, Dallas, TX
Sue Durfee, Tops Markets, LLC, Buffalo, NY
Tom Finn
, Rosina Food Products, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Chris Groll
, Florida’s Natural Growers, Upland, CA
Risa Jenkins, C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Robesonia, PA
Amanda Klane, Yasso, Inc., Boulder, CO
Bill Kynast
, Chobani Global Holdings, Inc., New York, NY
Cathy Magistrelli, Wakefern Food Corporation, Keasbey, NJ
Joe Mueller, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI
Jeff Nelson, IMPACT Group, Phoenix, AZ
Matt O’Hare, JOH, Billerica, MA
David Panter, Associated Food Stores, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT
Paul Peterson, Lactalis American Group, Buffalo, NY
Mike Ridenour, Kraft Heinz Company, Chicago, IL
Tom Robaczewski
, Acelerada LLC, Chicago, IL
Shannon Sherrard, Graeter’s Ice Cream, Cincinnati, OH
Kellie Shetlar
, Conagra Brands, Chicago, IL
Ron Slominski, Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc., Bloomington, MN
Marcelle Smalley, Oliva International Foods, Tampa, FL
Logan Underwood, Land O’Lakes Foods, Inc., Centerton, AR

Advisory Directors

Bob Bollbach, RDD Associates, LLC, Totowa, NJ
Karen Brassel
, The Giant Company, Carlisle, PA
Carter Calico, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Burr Ridge, IL
Tiffany Carreker, White Castle, Columbus, OH
Heather Cooper, Oatly Inc., New York, NY
Rick Glackin, SellEthics Marketing Group Inc., Matthews, NC
Jordan Greenberg
, B&G Foods Inc., Parsippany, NJ
Dan Harder, On-Shelf Marketing Group, West Chester, OH
Tim Holzman
, Palermo Villa Inc., Milwaukee, WI
Kris Luckhaupt, H.P. Hood, LLC, Lynnfield, MA
Dan Maloney, Woodland Partners, Inc., Lakeland, FL
Kevin Morgan, Califia Farms, Los Angeles, CA
Jim Motos
, Rich’s Consumer Brands, St. Simons Island, GA
Ross Purdy, K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., Abingdon, VA
David Rosen, Coca-Cola North America, Ellicott City, MD
Tim Ryan, Albertsons Southwest, Phoenix, AZ
Marty Steinmetz, United States Cold Storage, Inc., Acworth, GA
John Watson
, Braswell Family Farms, Nashville, NC

Council Members

Tony Hatok, Giant Eagle Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Jessica Moore, Hussmann Corporation, Bridgeton, MO
Trenton Potts, Daisy Brand, Dallas, TX
Ted Yeomans, Advantage Solutions, Mashpee, MA