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. Gary Petersen
Co-Chair
Red Gold, Inc.

Mr. Neil Ritchey
Co-Chair
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc.

Ms. Linda Severin
Co-Chair
Topco Associates LLC

Mr. Ricardo Alvarez
Past Chair
Raymundos Food Group, LLC

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

Mr. Jonathan Biller
Member
Cott Corporation

Ms. Ashley Birdsall
Member
American Heart Association

Mr. Bill Bradshaw
Member
Federated Group, Inc.

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

Mr. Michael Brouillard
Member
Michael Brouillard Consulting

Mr. Mark Coleman
Member
Catania Oils

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. Louis DeMent
Member
Giovanni Food Company, Inc.

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. Mark Gilliland
Member
Ahold Delhaize USA

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. Bill Luna
Member
Albertsons Companies

Mr. Mark J. Mayer
Member
Hormel Foods Corporation

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

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

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

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

Mr. Tom Outlaw
Member
Ingles Markets, Inc.

Mr. John Paul
Member
SpartanNash Company

Ms. Alicia Rivera
Member
Graphic Packaging International

Mr. Don Sanderson
Member
Meijer, Inc.

Nova Sayers
Member
NSF International

Mr. Perry Seelert
Member
Emerge Strategic Solutions

Mr. Sal Stazzone
Member
Alliance Foods, Inc.

Ms. Christina Stipe
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. John F. Summers
Member
Daymon

Mr. Raymond Swain
Member
Smart & Final Stores LLC

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