Board of Directors

In accordance with the bylaws, FMI's directors are selected to represent the entire membership by size and type of business geographical location.

The objective of the FMI Board is to promote and carry out the objectives and purposes of FMI, as set forth in the Mission, Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation; to represent the total and varied membership of FMI; to establish major policies for FMI; to demonstrate a model of an active, participative and sharing membership; to appoint the president; and to provide industry leadership.

Mr. Joseph Sheridan photo


Mr. Joseph Sheridan
Wakefern Food Corp.     
Keasbey, NJ

Ms. Leslie G. Sarasin Esq., CAE photo


Ms. Leslie G. Sarasin Esq., CAE
(President and CEO)
Food Marketing Institute     
Arlington, VA

Mr. Kevin Davis photo


Mr. Kevin Davis
(Past Chair)
Bristol Farms, Inc.     
Carson, CA

Mr. Craig Boyan photo


Mr. Craig Boyan
San Antonio, TX

Mr. Chris Coborn photo


Mr. Chris Coborn
Coborn's, Inc.     
St. Cloud, MN

Mr. Randy Edeker photo


Mr. Randy Edeker
Hy-Vee, Inc.     
West Des Moines, IA

Mr. Brian George photo


Mr. Brian George
Alex Lee, Inc.     
Hickory, NC

Mr. Dean Janeway Jr. photo


Mr. Dean Janeway Jr.
Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.     
Staten Island, NY

Mr. Todd Jones photo


Mr. Todd Jones
Publix Super Markets, Inc.     
Lakeland, FL

Mr. Michael Needler Jr. photo


Mr. Michael Needler Jr.
Fresh Encounter, Inc.     
Findlay, OH

Mr. David Smith photo


Mr. David Smith
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.     
Kansas City, KS

Mr. Stuart Aitken photo


Mr. Stuart Aitken
Cincinnati, OH

Mr. F. Steven Albrecht photo


Mr. F. Steven Albrecht
The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.     
Akron, OH

Mr. Robert W. Baesler photo


Mr. Robert W. Baesler
Baesler's Market     
Terre Haute, IN

Mr. David Ball photo


Mr. David Ball
Ball's Price Chopper/Hen House Markets     
Kansas City, KS

Mr. Brandon Barnholt photo


Mr. Brandon Barnholt
KeHE Distributors     
Naperville, IL

Mr. Rob Bartels photo


Mr. Rob Bartels
Martin's Super Markets, Inc.     
South Bend, IN

Mr. Edward Basha III photo


Mr. Edward Basha III
Bashas' Inc.     
Chandler, AZ

Mr. S. Neal Berube photo


Mr. S. Neal Berube
Associated Food Stores, Inc.     
Salt Lake City, UT

Ms. Carole F. Bitter PhD photo


Ms. Carole F. Bitter PhD
Friedman's Freshmarkets     
Butler, PA

Mr. Michael A. Bozzuto photo


Mr. Michael A. Bozzuto
Bozzuto's Inc.     
Cheshire, CT

Mr. Emile Breaux photo


Mr. Emile Breaux
Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)     
Baton Rouge, LA

Mr. Brad W. Brookshire photo


Mr. Brad W. Brookshire
Brookshire Grocery Company     
Tyler, TX

Ms. Michele Buck photo


Ms. Michele Buck
The Hershey Company     
Hershey, PA

Mr. David Bullard photo


Mr. David Bullard
Piggly Wiggly Alabama Distributing Company, Inc.     
Bessemer, AL

Mr. Albert Carey photo


Mr. Albert Carey
PepsiCo, Inc.     
Purchase, NY

Mr. Joseph S. Colalillo photo


Mr. Joseph S. Colalillo
ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Inc.     
Flemington, NJ

Mr. Reynolds Cramer photo


Mr. Reynolds Cramer
Fareway Stores, Inc.     
Boone, IA

Mr. Frank Curci photo


Mr. Frank Curci
Tops Markets, LLC     
Buffalo, NY

Mr. Charles L. D'Amour photo


Mr. Charles L. D'Amour
Big Y Foods, Inc.     
Springfield, MA

Mr. Dennis Darling photo


Mr. Dennis Darling
Foods ETC.     
Clearlake, CA

Mr. Timothy J. Devanney photo


Mr. Timothy J. Devanney
Highland Park Market, Inc.     
Manchester, CT

Mr. Rudy Dory photo


Mr. Rudy Dory
Newport Avenue Market     
Bend, OR

Mr. Mike Duffy photo


Mr. Mike Duffy
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.     
Keene, NH

Mr. Ron Edenfield photo


Mr. Ron Edenfield
Wayfield Foods, Inc.     
Lithia Springs, GA

Mr. Tim Figge photo


Mr. Tim Figge
Hussmann Corporation     
Bridgeton, MO

Mr. Louis Fisher photo


Mr. Louis Fisher
Main Street Supermarket Corp.    
Millville, NJ

Mr. Jerel Golub photo


Mr. Jerel Golub
Price Chopper Supermarkets     
Schenectady, NY

Mr. Oscar Gonzalez photo


Mr. Oscar Gonzalez
Northgate Gonzalez Market     
Anaheim, CA

Mr. Greg Gregerson photo


Mr. Greg Gregerson
Gregerson's Foods, Inc.    
Gadsden, AL

Mr. Paul Grimwood photo


Mr. Paul Grimwood
NestlÚ USA, Inc.     
Arlington, VA

Mr. Mark Gross photo


Mr. Mark Gross
Eden Prairie, MN

Mr. Thomas Heinen photo


Mr. Thomas Heinen
Heinen's Fine Foods, Inc.     
Cleveland, OH

Mr. Dave Hirz photo


Mr. Dave Hirz
Smart & Final Stores LLC     
Commerce, CA

Mr. Kevin Holt photo


Mr. Kevin Holt
Ahold Delhaize USA     
Salisbury, NC

Mr. Anthony Hucker photo


Mr. Anthony Hucker
Southeastern Grocers, LLC     
Jacksonville, FL

Mr. Robert P. Ingle II photo


Mr. Robert P. Ingle II
Ingles Markets, Inc.     
Asheville, NC

Mr. Henry Johnson photo


Mr. Henry Johnson
W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.     
Lake City, SC

Mr. Darrell Jones photo


Mr. Darrell Jones
Overwaitea Food Group     
Langley, BC, Canada

Mr. Omar G. Jorge Pena photo


Mr. Omar G. Jorge Pena
Compare Foods Supermarkets     
Charlotte, NC

Ms. Laura Karet photo


Ms. Laura Karet
Giant Eagle, Inc.     
Pittsburgh, PA

Mr. Neil Kudrinko photo


Mr. Neil Kudrinko
Kudrinko's Ltd.     
Westport, ON, Canada

Mr. Anthony Longo photo


Mr. Anthony Longo
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.     
Vaughan, ON, Canada

Mr. Brandt C. Louie photo


Mr. Brandt C. Louie
Georgia Main Food Group Limited     
Richmond, BC, Canada

Mr. Russell T. Lund III photo


Mr. Russell T. Lund III
Lunds & Byerlys     
Edina, MN

Mr. Tokutaro Masui photo


Mr. Tokutaro Masui
Kinokuniya Co., Ltd.     
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Norman C. Mayne photo


Mr. Norman C. Mayne
Dorothy Lane Market, Inc.     
Dayton, OH

Mr. Kenneth McGrath photo


Mr. Kenneth McGrath
Save-A-Lot, Ltd.     
Earth City, MO

Mr. Hendrik Meijer photo


Mr. Hendrik Meijer
Meijer, Inc.     
Grand Rapids, MI

Mr. David Mitchell photo


Mr. David Mitchell
Mitchell Grocery Corporation     
Albertville, AL

Ms. Lori Mitchell-Keller photo


Ms. Lori Mitchell-Keller
SAP America, Inc.     
Gaithersburg, MD

Mrs. Susan D. Morris photo


Mrs. Susan D. Morris
Albertsons Companies     
Boise, ID

Ms. Denise M. Morrison photo


Ms. Denise M. Morrison
Campbell Soup Company     
Camden, NJ

Mr. Frans Muller photo


Mr. Frans Muller
Ahold Delhaize USA     
Salisbury, NC

Ms. Valentina Musco photo


Ms. Valentina Musco
Agata & Valentina     
New York, NY

Mr. John Najjar photo


Mr. John Najjar
Seaside Market, Inc.     
Cardiff by the Sea, CA

Mr. Dean Peterson photo


Mr. Dean Peterson
Harmons Grocery     
West Valley City, UT

Mr. Arthur Potash photo


Mr. Arthur Potash
Potash Markets     
Chicago, IL

Mr. Patrick Raybould photo


Mr. Patrick Raybould
B&R Stores, Inc.     
Lincoln, NE

Mr. Charles Redfield photo


Mr. Charles Redfield
Walmart Inc.     
Bentonville, AR

Mr. Richard L. Riesbeck photo


Mr. Richard L. Riesbeck
Riesbeck Food Markets, Inc.     
St. Clairsville, OH

Mr. John Ross photo


Mr. John Ross
IGA, INC.     
Chicago, IL

Mr. Todd R. Schnuck photo


Mr. Todd R. Schnuck
Schnuck Markets, Inc.     
St. Louis, MO

Mr. Jack Shakoor photo


Mr. Jack Shakoor
Jack's Super Foodtown     
Caldwell, NJ

Mr. Randall J. Skoda photo


Mr. Randall J. Skoda
Topco Associates LLC     
Elk Grove Village, IL

Mr. Mark Skogen photo


Mr. Mark Skogen
Festival Foods     
Onalaska, WI

Mr. Michael Sleeper photo


Mr. Michael Sleeper
Imperial Distributors, Inc.     
Worcester, MA

Mr. Steven C. Smith photo


Mr. Steven C. Smith
K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.     
Abingdon, VA

Ms. Judy Spires photo


Ms. Judy Spires
KB US Holdings, Inc.     
Parsippany, NJ

Mr. Christy Spoa Sr. photo


Mr. Christy Spoa Sr.
Ellwood City Save-A-Lot     
Ellwood City, PA

Mr. David M. Staples photo


Mr. David M. Staples
SpartanNash Company     
Grand Rapids, MI

Mr. Mike Stone photo


Mr. Mike Stone
Mollie Stone's Markets     
Mill Valley, CA

Mr. Tobias Wasmuht photo


Mr. Tobias Wasmuht
SPAR International     
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Ms. Colleen J. Wegman photo


Ms. Colleen J. Wegman
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.     
Rochester, NY

Mr. Jonathan Weis photo


Mr. Jonathan Weis
Weis Markets, Inc.     
Sunbury, PA

Mr. Rick Wright photo


Mr. Rick Wright
Market of Choice, Inc.     
Eugene, OR

Ms. Lauri Youngquist photo


Ms. Lauri Youngquist
Knowlan's Super Markets, Inc.     
Vadnais Heights, MN