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

Ms. Cindy Hogan
Co-Chair
Meijer, Inc.

Mr. Gary Petersen
Co-Chair
Red Gold, Inc.

Mr. Neil Ritchey
Past Chair
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc.

Ms. Linda Severin
Past Chair
Topco Associates LLC

Mr Ric Alvarez
Member
Richelieu Foods

Ms. Jeanine Antiporek
Member
Refresco

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

Mr. Jason Bidart
Member
Fairway Group Holdings Corp.

Mr. Jonathan Biller
Member
Refresco

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. Louis DeMent
Member
Giovanni Food Company, Inc.

Mrs. Jill Dearing
Member
C&S Wholesale Grocers, 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. Jeff Gamsey
Member
Boxed Wholesale

Mr. Mark Gilliland
Member
Ahold Delhaize USA

Mrs. Brooke Hodierne
Member
Giant Eagle, Inc.

Mrs. Katherine Kennedy Vazquez MS, RD
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Mrs. Jen Linke
Member
Federated Group, Inc.

Mr. Eric Long
Member
Hy-Vee, Inc.

Mr. Bill Luna
Member
Albertsons Companies

Mr. Nils Lundberg
Member
Price Chopper Supermarkets

Mr. Phil Lynn
Member
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Mr. Mark J. Mayer
Member
Hormel Foods Corporation

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

Ms. Michelle Narain
Member
Smart & Final Stores LLC

Mr. Tom Outlaw
Member
Ingles Markets, Inc.

Mr. John Paul
Member
SpartanNash Company

Ms. Nova Sayers
Member
NSF International

Mr. Perry Seelert
Member
Emerge Strategic Solutions

Mr. Gregory Shotkoski
Member
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Mr. Chris Skyers
Member
Wakefern Food Corp.

Mr. Sal Stazzone
Member
Alliance Foods, Inc.

Mr. William Tatum
Member
Amazon.com, Inc.

Mr. Jeff Tomchek
Member
LiDestri Foods, Inc.

Mr. Jason Ulichnie
Member
Schnuck Markets, Inc.

Mr. Jeff Wishengrad
Member
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.

Mr. Doug Baker
Staff Coordinator
Food Marketing Institute