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
(Chair)
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
(Vice-Chair)
H-E-B     
San Antonio, TX

Mr. Chris Coborn photo

    

Mr. Chris Coborn
(Vice-Chair)
Coborn's, Inc.     
St. Cloud, MN

Mr. Randy Edeker photo

    

Mr. Randy Edeker
(Vice-Chair)
Hy-Vee, Inc.     
West Des Moines, IA

Mr. Brian George photo

    

Mr. Brian George
(Vice-Chair)
Alex Lee, Inc.     
Hickory, NC

Mr. Dean Janeway Jr. photo

    

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

Mr. Todd Jones photo

    

Mr. Todd Jones
(Vice-Chair)
Publix Super Markets, Inc.     
Lakeland, FL
Biography

Mr. Michael Needler Jr. photo

    

Mr. Michael Needler Jr.
(Vice-Chair)
Fresh Encounter, Inc.     
Findlay, OH

Mr. David Smith photo

    

Mr. David Smith
(Vice-Chair)
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.     
Kansas City, KS

Mr. Stuart Aitken photo

    

Mr. Stuart Aitken
84.51║     
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. Mark Batenic photo

    

Mr. Mark Batenic
IGA, INC.     
Chicago, IL

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
SUPERVALU INC.     
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
Biography

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
H.Y. Louie Co. Limited     
Burnaby, 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