Private Brands Group Leadership Council

Objective: Brings together thought leaders from across our industry to identify, discuss, and share perspectives on current issues and trends. Through a non-competitive trading partner platform, the council leverages knowledge, insights and perspectives from across our community. Staff Coordinator: Doug Baker, dbaker@fmi.org

Mr. Ricardo Alvarez
Past Chair
Raymundos Food Group, LLC

Mr. Joe McKie
Board Liaison
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Mr. Mark Baum
Member
Food Marketing Institute

Mr. Michael J. Bellis
Member
Bozzuto's Inc.

Mr. Jonathan Biller
Member
Cott Corporation

Mr. Bill Bradshaw
Member
Federated Group, Inc.

Mr. Howard Brandeisky
Member
John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.

Mr. Michael Brouillard
Member
Michael Brouillard Consulting

Mr. Scott Cameron
Member
Bumble Bee Foods, LLC

Mr. Mark Coleman
Member
Catania-Spagna Corporation

Ms. Diane Colgan
Member
Tops Markets, LLC

Mr. Patrick D'Ambrosio
Member
National Frozen Foods Corporation

Mr. Mike DeCory
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Juan DePaoli
Member
Retail Business Services, LLC

Mr. Mark Dickinson
Member
Emerge Strategic Solutions

Mr. Kristof Duna
Member
Merchants Distributors, LLC

Mr. John Evans
Member
Weis Markets, Inc.

Mr. Todd Fryer
Member
Smart & Final Stores LLC

Mr. Jerry Gilbert
Member
Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Inc.

Mr. Adam Golomb
Member
Giant Eagle, Inc.

Mr. Erik Gosh
Member
Cott Corporation

Mr. Bill Hamilton
Member
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Mr. Ray Harrison
Member
Brookshire Grocery Company

Mr. Greg Kurr
Member
Kemps LLC

Mrs. Jen Linke
Member
Federated Group, Inc.

Mr. Eric Long
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Mr. Mark J. Mayer
Member
Hormel Foods Corporation

Mr. Greg Merlihan
Member
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Mr. Edmund J. Mieskoski
Member
Marketing Management, Inc.

Mr. Scott Mitchell
Member
H-E-B

Mr. Larry Mourdock
Member
Bumble Bee Foods, LLC

Mr. Peter Nai
Member
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Mr. Heath Osburn
Member
Delhaize America

Mr. Tom Outlaw
Member
Ingles Markets, Inc.

Mr. John Paul
Member
SpartanNash Company

Mr. Gary Petersen
Member
Red Gold, Inc.

Mr. James Rinaldi
Member
LiDestri Foods, Inc.

Mr. Neil Ritchey
Member
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc.

Ms. Alicia Rivera
Member
Graphic Packaging International

Mr. Don Sanderson
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Nova Sayers
Member
NSF International

Ms. Kathleen Schartner
Member
Farmer Brothers

Mr. Creighton Schenkel
Member
Albertsons Companies

Mr. Perry Seelert
Member
Emerge Strategic Solutions

Ms. Linda Severin
Member
Topco Associates LLC

Mr. Don Shaver
Member

Mr. Tom Smith
Member
Daymon - Private Brands

Mr. Sal Stazzone
Member
Alliance Foods, Inc.

Mr. Marvin Steadman
Member
The Sun Products Corporation

Ms. Christina Stipe
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. John F. Summers
Member
Daymon

Mr. Raymond Swain
Member
Smart & Final Stores LLC

Mr. Jon Tisch
Member
Associated Wholesale Grocers - Great Lakes Division

Mr. Rick Tuma
Member
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Ms. Ann Wallenius
Member
Big Y Foods, Inc.

Mr. Glen Walter
Member
Idahoan Foods

Mr. Doug Baker
Staff Coordinator
Food Marketing Institute