Board of Directors

2022 Executive Committee Officers

Chair of the Board

Ted Balistreri
Sendik’s Food Markets
Milwaukee, WI

Immediate Past Chairman

Mike Stigers
UNFI/SuperValu
Eden Prairie, MN

Vice Chairman

Steve Henig
Wakefern Food Corporation

 

Treasurer

Richie Morgan
North State Grocery, Inc.
Cottonwood, CA

Secretary

David E. Smith
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Kansas City, KS

President and CEO

Greg Ferrara
National Grocers Association
Washington D.C.

2022 Executive Committee Members

John T. Derderian
Allegiance Retail Services, LLC
Iselin, NJ

Kim B. Eskew
Harps Food Stores, Inc.
Springdale, AR

Neil Greenstein
Brookdale ShopRite
Newark, NJ

 

Gary Redner
Redner’s Markets
Reading, PA

Zulema Wiscovitch
Associated Supermarket Group
Port Washington, NY

 

2022 Board Members

John Abbene
BRdata
Melville, NY

John Akins
Akins Market
Quincy, WA

Randy Arceneaux
Affiliated Foods, Inc.
Amarillo, TX

Michele Azar
Merchant Distributors, Inc.
Hickory, NC

John Bole
Yoke’s Fresh Markets
Spokane, WA

Amy Bosek
The Kraft Heinz Company
Chicago, IL

Jennifer Bosma
Harvest Market
Fort Bragg, CA

Kimberly M. Brackett
Brackett’s Market IGA
Bath, ME

Rick Brindle
Mondelez International
East Hanover, NJ

Melissa Buonadonna-Hernandez
Buonadonna ShopRite
Bayshore, NY

Carlos Castro
Todos Supermarket
Woodbridge, VA

Richard Chapman
G&C Food Distributors
Syracuse, NY

Emily Coborn
Coborn’s, Inc.
St. Cloud, MN

Dave Davis
Utah Food Industry Association
Salt Lake City, UT

Casey Fannon, CFA
National Cooperative Bank
Arlington, VA

Ron Graff Jr.
Columbiana Foods Inc.
Youngstown, OH

Robert Graybill
FMS Solutions
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Winston Griffin
Laurel Grocery Co.
London, KY

Paula Janssen
Janssens Fine Foods
Greenville, DE

Bob Jaskolski
T.A. Solberg Co.
Minocqua, WI

Reed Kessler
Kessler’s Inc.
Aberdeen, SD

Kathy Kuzava
Georgia Food Industry Association
Smyrna, GA

Manard Lagasse
Associated Grocers, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA

Jay Mitchell
Mitchell Grocery Corp.
Albertville, Al.

Joe Mueller
The Kellogg Company
Battle Creek, MI

Pete Najjar
Cardiff Seaside Market
Cardiff, CA

Michael Needler Jr.,
Fresh Encounter, Inc.
Findlay, OH

Jimmy Nichols
Houchens Industries
Bowling Green, KY

Amy Niemetscheck
Certco, Inc.
Madison, WI

Garrett Piklapp
Fareway Stores, Inc.
Boone, IA

Paul Rowton
GES, Inc./Edwards Food Giant
Marianna, AR

Ray Sprinkle
URM Stores, Inc.
Spokane, WA

Jeff Strack
Strack & Van Til
Highland, IN

Scott Widtfelt
KeHE
Naperville, IL

Eric Winn
C&S Wholesaler
Keene, NH

Joe Wolf
Alliance Retail Group
Nashville, TN

Ex-Officio Members

J.H. Campbell, Jr.
Associated Grocers, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA

Chris Coborn
Coborn’s, Inc.
St. Cloud, MN

Michael S. Needler, Sr.
Fresh Encounter
Findlay, OH

Rich Niemann, Jr.
Niemann Foods, Inc.
Quincy, IL.

John Ross
IGA, Inc.
Chicago, IL

Joe Sheridan
Wakefern Food Corp.
Keasbey, NJ

Steve Smith
K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Abingdon, VA

Cheryl Sommer
Kaune’s Neighborhood Market
Santa Fe, NM