Board of Directors

2020 Executive Committee

NFRA Chairman Joe D'Alberto

Joe D’Alberto

Chairman

Acosta Sales & Marketing

Charlotte, NC

Kevin Schwab

Chairman-Elect

The Pictsweet Company

Bells, TN

Steve Mayle

Vice Chairman-Frozen

General Mills

Golden Valley, MN

Bob Knodle headshot

Bob Knodle

Vice Chairman-Refrigerated

H.P. Hood, LLC

Lynnfield, MA

John Arnold

Secretary

Sargento Foods, Inc.

Plymouth, WI

Mark Tarzwell

Treasurer

Ateeco Inc./Mrs. T's Pierogies

Pottsville, PA

Joe Kent headshot

Joe Kent

Convention Chairman

InnovAsian Cuisine Enterprises

Round Rock, TX

Dave Jones

Immediate Past Chairman

Kellogg Company (Retired)

Norman, OK

John Farmer

Past Chairman

Dairy Farmers of America

Kingswood, TX

Bill Kitchens headshot

Bill Kitchens

General Counsel, NFRA

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Atlanta, GA

2020 Board of Directors

Scott Anderson, Alliance Sales & Marketing, Charlotte, NC
Tye Anthony, Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG), Kansas City, KS
Joey Bates, Harris Teeter, LLC, Matthews, NC
Bob Bollbach, RDD Associates, LLC, Totowa, NJ
David Bray, Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, AR
Rob Cohen, Bozzuto’s, Inc., Cheshire, CT
Kristina Cole, Danone North America, Broomfield, CO
Diana Curtis, Grocery Outlet, Inc., Emeryville, CA
Derek DeMuth, Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc., San Jose, CA
George Denman, Graeter’s Ice Cream, Cincinnati, OH
Tom DeTrempe, PepsiCo Beverages & Foods, Chicago, IL
Tom Finn, Rosina Food Products, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Risa Jenkins, C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Robesonia, PA
Joe Kent, InnovAsian Cuisine Enterprises, Tukwila, WA
Randall King, Lowes Food Stores Inc., Winston-Salem, NC
Bill Kynast, Chobani Global Holdings, Inc., Ridgefield, CT
Cathy Magistrelli, Wakefern Food Corporation, Keasbey, NJ
Jim Motos, Rich’s Consumer Brands, St. Simons Island, GA
Joe Mueller, Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI
Jeff Nelson, IMPACT Group, Phoenix, AZ
Mike O’Donnell, UNFI, Providence, RI
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
Kyle Schaefer, Giant Eagle Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Chris Scheid, Land O’ Lakes Foods, Inc., Edina, MN
Ron Slominski, Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc., Bloomington, MN
Marty Steinmetz, United States Cold Storage, Inc., Acworth, GA

Advisory Directors

Tracy Aquila, Southeastern Grocers, Jacksonville, FL
Bob Brown, Jewel-Osco, Itasca, IL
Jim Buchta, CROSSMARK, Plano, TX
Tony Caloroso, Schraad & Assoc., Kansas City, MO
Mark Connolly, Sovos Brands, Duxbury, MA
JD Dalton, Crystal Farms, Minnetonka, MN
Sue Durfee, Tops Markets, LLC, Buffalo, NY
Bill Frazer, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Hackettstown, NJ
Jordan Greenberg, B&G Foods Inc., Parsippany, NJ
Chris Groll, Florida’s Natural Growers, Upland, CA
Tom Lavery, Wunder Creamery, New York, NY
Kris Luckhaupt, H.P. Hood, LLC, Lynnfield, MA
Dan Maloney, Woodland Partners, Inc., Lakeland, FL
Justin Neal, Amy’s Kitchen, Petaluma, CA
Ross Purdy, K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc., Abingdon, VA
Tom Robaczewski, Bays Bakery, Inc., Chicago, IL

Council Members

Joe Anderson, Raymundo’s Food Group LLC, Bedford Park, IL
Brian Haley, Burris Logistics, Drexel Hill, PA
Tony Hatok, Giant Eagle Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Jessica Moore, Hussmann Corporation, Bridgeton, MO
Trenton Potts, Daisy Brand, Dallas, TX
John Watson, Braswell Family Farms, Nashville, NC
Ted Yeomans, Advantage Solutions, Irvine, CA