NGA Staff

Office of the President

Greg Ferrara

President & CEO

Staff

Laura Strange

Senior Vice President, Communications and External Affairs

Jonathan Downey

Senior Vice President, Membership and Industry Relations

Chris Jones

Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Counsel

Michelle Tiller

Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration

Robert Yeakel

Senior Director, Government Relations

Jim Dudlicek

Director, Communications & External Affairs

Mary Whitehead

Senior Manager, Marketing

LaKesha Gathers-Flowers

Senior Manager, Executive Office and Board Liaison

Marvelle Wright

Manager, Accounting Transactions and Member Support

Eric Payne

Manager, Communications

Sarah Long

Manager, Member Services

Terence Huie

Manager, Grassroots and PAC

NGA Foundation

Maggie White

Senior Director, NGA Foundation

Chelsea Matzen

Project Director, NGA Foundation

Become a Member

NGA is the only national trade association dedicated solely to the needs of independent, community-focused grocery retailers and operators. For nearly 40 years, NGA has had privilege to serve the independent supermarket industry.

Get Involved

NGA Take Action portal supporters of the independent supermarket industry are able to connect with elected officials and regulators on the many important issues affecting the independent supermarket industry.

Independent Supermarket Locator