NGA Staff

Executive Staff

Peter Larkin

President and CEO

Greg Ferrara

Executive Vice President Advocacy, Public Relations and Member Services

Matthew Ott

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer NGA, Executive Dir. NGA Foundation

Melissa Saverine

Chief Financial Officer


Laura Fisher

Director, Events, Education & Engagement

Annie Frost

Manager, Marketing & Communications

Chris Jones

Vice President, Government Relations & Counsel

Eric Payne

Coordinator, Communications & Marketing

Channing Pejic

Coordinator, Political & Legislative Affairs

Molly Pfaffenroth

Director, Government Relations

Corinne Routhier

Associate Member Liaison

Laura Strange

Senior Vice President, Communications and External Affairs

Robert Yeakel

Director, Government Relations

NGA Foundation

Amalea Hijar

Director, NGA Foundation

Maggie White

Manager, Donor Relations & Development

Become a Member

NGA is the only national trade association dedicated solely to the needs of independent, community-focused grocery retailers and operators. For 35 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.

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