2017 TPA Global Sustainability Summit: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of May 26, 2018.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Carol Abel Vice President of Education Program Development Food Marketing Institute
Laura Abshire Director of Sustainability Policy and Government Affairs National Restaurant Association
Courtney Acuff Vice President, Product and Marketing Itemmaster
Julie Adams Vice President, Global Technical & Regulatory Affairs Almond Board of California
Leslie Adebayo Environment and Sustainability Bimbo Bakeries USA
Ashley Allen Climate and Land Senior Manager Mars, Incorporated
Monica Amburn RD, LDN Senior Director, Health and Wellness Vestcom International, Inc.
Ed Anderson Senior Director of Research Iowa Soybean Association
Tom Andresen Gosselin Sustainability and Supply Chain Manager DNV GL - Business Assurance
Pat Angelastro Director Corporate Sales BIO Hitech America LLC
Robin Armhold Environmental Engineer Defense Commissary Agency HQ
Anthony Armitage Vice President, Procurement and Risk Management International Companies
Ricky Ashenfelter Chief Executive Officer Spoiler Alert
Whitaker Askew Government Relations Subject Matter
Truett Asti Purchasing Manager-Raw Materials Barilla
Erin Augustine Senior Sustainability Manager, Natural Resource Conservation Kellogg Company
Abby Ayers Retail Manager Fair Trade USA
Sonay Aykan Associate Manager Global Sustainability Colgate-Palmolive Company
Ralph Bagwell Manager Bayer CropScience
Colleen Bailey Manager, Meeting Services Food Marketing Institute
Sharon Baker Associate Itemmaster
Cheryl Baldwin Vice President of Consulting Pure Strategies, Inc.
Patrick Balistreri Business Development and National Accounts Simix Surface Solutions, LLC
Roberta Barbieri Vice President, Global Water and Environmental Solutions PepsiCo, Inc.
Crystal Barnes Senior Vice President, Global Responsibility and Sustainability Nielsen
Karl Barnhart Chief Marketing Officer Brandt Consolidated Inc
Brooke Barton Senior Program Director, Water & Food Program Ceres
Patrick Beary Director, Corporate Engagement The Nature Conservancy
Fred Bedore Senior Director, Sustainability Walmart Inc.
Katie Betz Sustainability Project Coordinator & Marketing Manager Agrible, Inc.
Nate Birt Trust in Food Content Manager Farm Journal Media
Grady Bishop Senior Director, Global Market Access Elanco
Jeff Blankman Sustainable Manufacturing Manager McCormick & Company, Inc.
Gus Block Director of Marketing and Corporate Development Nuvera Fuel Cells
Justin Block Senior Manager, Retail Information Services Feeding America
Renzo Boccanegra Veterinarian Pork Producers Trade Association of Chile
Mark Bond Sales Mgr, Specialty Fibers & Sustainability Fox River Fiber
Alain Bouchard Sales Simix Surface Solutions, LLC
Chip Bowling Vice Chairman U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance
Jake Brashares Director, Business Development Organix Recycling, LLC
Samia Brogdon Project Manager Harvest Time International
Trae Brogdon Director, Product Sourcing Harvest Time International
Derric Brown Director, Sustainability Evergreen Packaging
Cynthia Bruno Chief Strategy Officer Agrible, Inc.
Alexandra Buff CSR Purchasing Anaylst Lidl US, LLC
Dave Byman Vice President of Sales Label Insight
Scott Byrne Environmental Specialist Tetra Pak Inc
Abigail Cadle-Wilson North America Sustainability Lead Mondelez International
Roger Albert Cady Senior Technical Consultant, Global Sustainability Lead Elanco
Heather Cain Senior Manager, Meeting Services Food Marketing Institute
Jeffrey Canavan, MPA, RD Deputy Director USDA
Matthew Carstens SVP - Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Blythe Chorn Manager Deloitte Consulting LLP
Larry Clemens North America Agriculture Project Director The Nature Conservancy
Chris Cochran Executive Director ReFED ReThink Food Waste
Rick Cochrane Senior Vice President, Business Development Continuus
Andrew Coffey Senior Manager, Member Value Creation Grocery Manufacturers Association
Robin Connell Sr. Mgr, Internal Communications and CSR Del Monte Foods, Inc.
Ryan Cooper Sustainability Specialist, Organics Recycling Rubicon Global Holdings LLC
Sabrina Correll Manager, Health and Nutrition Policy Grocery Manufacturers Association
Eric Critchlow
Shawn Cronin Business Outreach Manager The Monterey Bay Aquarium
Jack Crouch Senior Commercial Manager, Eastern US
John Crowder Director, Total Solutions International Ingredient Corporation
Laura Cubillos Partner FoodMinds
Joe Czachowski National Account Manager TREX COMPANY, INC
Clint Daniel Regional Sales Manager Bacharach, Inc.
Jed Davis Director of Sustainability Cabot Creamery Cooperative
Robert Demianew Vice President Control Union USA Inc.
Jon Dettling Managing Director, US Quantis International
Pete Devlin Management & Program Analyst Department of Energy
Nicola Ann Dixon Associate Director, General Mills Foundation General Mills, Inc.
Jeff Dlott President and CEO SureHarvest
Josh Domingues Founder and Ceo Flashfood
Melissa Donnelly Manager Sustainability Integration and Metrics Campbell Soup Company
Alex Eakins Sustainability Analyst Sobeys Inc.
Jason Ellsworth Organic Portfolio Manager Wilbur-Ellis Holdings, Inc.
Bobby Fanning Legislative and Regulatory Specialist Rubicon Global Holdings LLC
David Fenton Vice President, Sales BioHi Tech America
Erika Ferrin Director of Marketing, Communications & Development The Sustainability Consortium
Jay Fillman Grower Monsanto Company
Monica Filyaw Director of Quality PolyQuest
Sonya Fiorini Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility Loblaw Companies Limited
James Flannery Senior Executive Vice President Grocery Manufacturers Association
Kelli Fleischmann Business Development Manager Ahlstrom-Munksjo
Andrea Folds Student Vermont Law School
Chris Foote Sustainability Coordinator Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Christina Forst Senior Communications Director Framework LLC
Kelsey Freeman Manager, Policy and Public Affairs Nestlé USA, Inc.
Jessica Furmanski Program Officer of Sustainable Food World Wildlife Fund
Christine Gallagher Manager, Responsible Retailing Ahold Delhaize USA
Martin Gallagher Senior Principal Scientist McCormick & Company, Inc.
Harry Garafalo President Milford Markets, Inc.
Robert Garfield Chief Food Safety Assessment Officer & Senior Vice President, SQFI Food Marketing Institute
Eric Gassaway Director, Sustainable Sourcing Monsanto Company
Katie George National Account Buyer TREX COMPANY, INC
Alexander Gillett Chief Executive Officer HowGood, Inc.
George Giorno Team Leader Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Steve Glenning Director of Indirect Procurement Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Sherry Glick Assistant to Vice President of Store Development Harmons Grocery
Andrew Goldberg Project Manager, Southeast Family Forest Project Rainforest Alliance
Evan Goldsmith Director of Client Strategy NativeEnergy
Rachel Goldstein Global Sustainability Director, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Mars Chocolate
Eva Goulbourne Director, Business & Multistakeholder Programs ReFED ReThink Food Waste
Melissa Grande Senior Manager, Sustainability Initiatives American Cleaning Institute
Matt Greenstein Director, Business Development Spoiler Alert
Chad Gregory President and CEO United Egg Producers
Timothy Greiner Co-founder and Managing Director Pure Strategies, Inc.
Andrew Hackman Principal Lobbyist Serlin Haley LLP
Karen Hanner Director, Manufacturing Partnerships Feeding America
Andy Harig Senior Director, Sustainability, Tax & Trade Food Marketing Institute
Andy Harlan Assistant Director of Operations Rochester Institute of Technology
Peyton Harper Sr. Manager, Stewardship & Sustainability Programs The Fertilizer Institute
Rick Hassler Director
Kayla Hedrick Group Director United Soybean Board
Matt Hedrick Chief Commercial Officer Organix Recycling, LLC
Erin Heitkamp Managing Director Pipeline Foods
Diane Herndon Senior Manager, Sustainability Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Michael Hewett Director of Environmental and Sustainability Programs Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Mark Hobbs Director, Environmental Affairs Seneca Foods Corporation
John Hoekstra Vice President, Sustainability and Cleantech Services Schneider Electric
Paul Holzer Procurement Director Convoy of Hope
Jack Hubbard Chief Marketing Officer and Vice President, Communications American Humane Farm Program - Humane Heartland
Brandon Hunnicutt Member, Board of Directors Nebraska Corn Board
Liz Hunt Sustainable Solutions Lead Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc.
Joann Jackson-Stephens Environmental Protection Services U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Amit Jain CSR & Sustainability Manager Pharmavite LLC
Emily Johannes Principal, Director of Sustainability KˇCoe Isom
Allison Jordan Executive Director California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance
Andrew Jordan Sustainability Advisor
Justin Kacer Sustainability Specialist Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.
Paul Kamholz Vice President Baswood Corporation
Jessica Karpowicz Director of Sales HowGood, Inc.
Derreck Kayongo Business Visionary, Global Soap Project Founder & CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights
Jacqueline Kazimer Senior Representative, Corporate Relations United Against Poverty
Patrick Kelly Director, Customer Development Label Insight
Rebecca Kenow Director, Sustainability Land O'Lakes, Inc.
Buddy Ketchner Owner Almond Board of California
Angela Keyser VP of Marketing & Communications High Quality Organics
Alexa Khazai Associate Client Development Manager Schneider Electric
Kim Kirchherr MS, RD, LDN, CDE, FAND Dietitian IGA, INC.
Lara Kirtley Corporate Food Safety & Menu Development Manager National Environmental Health Association
Lori Kline Knowledge Management Specialist Mead Johnson Nutrition
Jim Knutzon VP, Special Projects SCS Global Services
Cort Koenig Zero Landfill Expert Northstar Recycling
Jill Kolling Sustainability Leader, Cargill Protein Cargill Incorporated
Shellie Kramer Marketing Manager IOI Loders Croklaan
Walter Kraus Vice President, Environment, Energy & Corporate Sustainability George Weston Foods Limited
Randy Krotz CEO US Farmers and Ranchers Alliance
Julie Kuchepatov Director, Seafood Fair Trade USA
Jennifer Lambert Senior Manager, Sustainability Loblaw Companies Limited
Rod Lanier Procurement Director Convoy of Hope
John Laughead Manager of Product Sustainability and Healthy Eating Retail Business Services, LLC
Molly Laverty Director of Sustainability Farmer Brothers
Chad Leatherwood Project Manager, Sustainability Evergreen Packaging
Stewart Leeth Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Chief Sustainability Officer
Dennis Leikam Environmental Manager Musco Family Olive Co.
Shawna Lemke PhD Director, Global Food Industry Relations Monsanto Company
Chris Lemmond Senior Director 1WorldSync
Bobbi Lesser Master of Environmental Management Student Duke University
Melaina Lewis Manager, Communications Food Marketing Institute
Suzanne Lindsay-Walker Director, Sustainability CHEP
James Louderman Sustainability Project Manager Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc.
Marc Lower Chief Operating Officer EarthStar
Gabriele Ludwig Director, Sustainability & Environmental Affairs Almond Board of California
Todd Lutkauskas Strategic Marketing Manager Thermo King Corporation
Sarah Malenich Director, SQFI Sales & Marketing Food Marketing Institute
Megan Maltenfort Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility Campbell Soup Company
Susan Marks Sustainability Director Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute
John Martin Client Development Manager, Sustainability and Clean Tech Schneider Electric
Jonathan Mayes Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer Albertsons Companies
Mary McCarthy Project Manager, Sustainable Nutrition Forum for the Future
Ashley McDonald U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef
Wesley McGhee Corporate Environmental Engineer Campbell Snacks
John McGill Director, Strategic Accounts, Beverage CHEP
Keith McHugh Sustainability Solutions Architect Schneider Electric
Jamee McNair Advisor, Strategy, Ops and Issue Management Elanco
Cher Mereweather Executive Director Provision Coalition
Jason Metnick Vice President, Customer Affairs Sustainable Forestry Initiative
John Metzger Director, Global Food Industry Team Elanco
Robin Miller Supervisor United Soybean Board
Shannon Miller Consultant, Global Food Industry Team Elanco
Hugh Moore Sales Solutions Manager Covanta
Karin Moore Vice President and General Counsel Grocery Manufacturers Association
Greg Moreland Contractor to US Department of Energy Fuel Cell Technologies Office CSRA
Kristine Mulford Manager, Corporate Communications Conagra Brands
Monica Munn Senior Program Associate The Rockefeller Foundation
Euan Murray Chief Executive
Richard Musselman Field Operations Manager American Humane Farm Program - Humane Heartland
Yumi Narita Vice President BlackRock
KUMAR NAVILE Environmental Manager Hanover Foods Corporation, Inc.
Dave Nelson Sales Director Covanta
Marissa Nelson Senior Vice President, Sustainable Retailing Retail Business Services, LLC
Regina Nelson Program Manager The Forest Trust
Hansel New Manager of Corporate Sustainability Danone North America
Shira Norman Sustainability Specialist Red Bull North America
Thomas Odenwald Executive VP SupplyShift
Michael Okoroafor Vice President, Packaging Innovation McCormick & Company, Inc.
Patti Olenick Sustainability Manager Weis Markets, Inc.
Sheila Ongie Sustainability Manager National Co+op Grocers
Denise Osterhues Senior Director, Corporate Affairs The Kroger Co.
Matthew Owens Director, Sustainability Tri Marine
Patricia Packard Director, Nutrition and Regulatory Vestcom International, Inc.
William Paddock Managing Director WAP Sustainability Consulting
Ashley Page President Definitive Communications
George Parmenter Manager of Sustainability Hannaford Supermarkets
Cam Pascual Sustainability Specialist Darden Restaurants
Ted Pazur Director of National Accounts Revolution Bag
Jeff Peters Director, Sustainability and Partnerships Agrible, Inc.
Jim Petrecky VP Business Development Plug Power, Inc.
Aaron Pickering Vice President Cone Communications
Eric Pierce Director, Business Insights, NEXT Data and Insights New Hope Natural Media
Sarah Pierce Regional Sales Manager Monsanto Company
Jordan Pilsch Director, Customer Success Rubicon Global Holdings LLC
Kathleen Pitschka Senior Sustainability Engineer Conagra Brands
Sara Place Senior Director, Sustainable Beef Production Research National Cattlemen's Beef Association
Jessica Pleszewicz Marketing Specialist Ahold Delhaize USA
James Poch Client Development Manager, National Demand Services Schneider Electric
Ross Polk Project Manager Full Cycle Bioplastics
Rebecca Posey Social Compliance Services Control Union Certifications North America
Ben Quigley Director, Meeting Services & Industry Events Food Marketing Institute
Sarah Radosevich Manager, Issues Management and Stakeholder Relations General Mills, Inc.
Amanda Raster Research Associate The Sustainability Consortium
Charlie Redden Director of Supply Chain Taylor Guitars
John Reilly Senior Director, Global Quality Assurance Daymon
Darcie Renn Director of Sustainability Safeway Inc.
Kendrick Repko Social Compliance Manager Ahold Delhaize USA
Cathy Resler Head of Global Sustainability Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
Ryan Reuterskiold Director of HSE Affairs Kerry Group
Connor Reynolds Field Operations Manager American Humane Farm Program - Humane Heartland
Erin Reynolds Marketing Director Evergreen Packaging
Bob Richardson Director, Sales, Customer and Industry Development The Clorox Company
Eliza Roberts Manager, Water Program Ceres
Kai Robertson Senior Corporate Sustainability Advisor World Resources Institute
Alicia Rockwell Director Coroporate Communication and Public Affairs Blue Diamond Growers
Jessica Rosen Associate Manager, Sustainability Yum! Brands
Bruce Roskens Director, Crop Sciences
Kevin Ross Farmer National Corn Growers Association
Berkley Rothmeier Manager BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)
Shauna Sadowski VP of Sustainability & Industry Relations Annie's Homegrown
Ewelina Samchalk Senior Director, PMO Global Sustainability PepsiCo, Inc.
Cody Sandahl Energy and Material Recovery Specialist Festival Foods
John Saunders Chief Executive Officer Where Food Comes From, Inc.
Chris Savage Senior Director, Global Environmental Affairs E.&J. Gallo Winery
Nova Sayers Business Development Manager NSF International
Karen Scanlon VP, Sustainability Partnerships Dairy Management Inc.
Bill Schildt Director, Environmental Affairs McCormick & Company, Inc.
Ashley Schmidt Senior Manager, Product Marketing 1WorldSync
Melanie Schmidt Business Development Sustrana
Brandon Scholz President and Chief Executive Officer Wisconsin Grocers Association
Chris Schraeder Director, Sustainability Communications Cargill Human Health & Nutrition
Matt Schreier Zero Landfill Expert Northstar Recycling
Stephanie Scott Product Manager Healthy Aisles Vestcom International, Inc.
Judy Seybold MS, RD, LD Vice President, H&W Innovation and Science Spins LLC
Jeffrey Shapiro Partner Peck Madigan Jones
Luci Sheehan - MorningNewsBeat.com
Lauren Shelar Account Supervisor Almond Board of California
Edward Siemek Market Director Procurement Solutions Pipeline Foods
Jordan Simmons Senior Manager, Education
Paul Skordilis Associate Itemmaster
Christy Slay Director of Research The Sustainability Consortium
Kevin Smith Senior Advisor for Food Safety U. S. Food & Drug Administration
Nathan Smith Sustainability Performance Management Solutions SureHarvest
Rod Snyder President Field to Market
Angie Sobkowiak Manager, Sustainability Tyson Foods, Inc.
Sara Spaniol Grower Monsanto Company
Molly Spence Director, North America Almond Board of California
Cole Squiers Vice President, Sales Organix Recycling, LLC
Samantha St. Pierre Manager, Markets Transformation Rainforest Alliance
Annabelle Stamm Senior Consultant Quantis International
Jeff Stanich Founder and CEO Simix Surface Solutions, LLC
David Stanton Head of North America Brands and Retail NatureWorks LLC
Meghan Stasz Senior Director, Sustainability Grocery Manufacturers Association
Jane Stautz Global Sustainability Leader Dow AgroSciences
Michael Stebbins Director of External Engagement Council for Biotechnology Information
Anna Steffens Senior Corporate Manager ALDI Inc.
Elle Steichen Associate L.E.K. Consulting
Rick Stein Vice President, Fresh Foods Food Marketing Institute
Daniel Strechay U.S. Representative, Outreach & Engagement The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
Pam Strifler Vice President, Global Sustainability, Stakeholder Engagement and Corporate Insights Monsanto Company
Alison Sutter Manager, Corporate Responsibility SpartanNash Company
Lesley Sykes Program Manager SCS Global Services
Zale Tabakman President Local Grown Salads
Judy Takats Lead, River Basin Stewardship World Wildlife Fund
Hannah Thompson-Weeman Vice President of Communications Animal Agriculture Alliance
Mariko Thorbecke Sustainability Consultant Quantis International
Skyler Tibbits Speaker
Parker Townley Business Development Manager Fair Trade USA
John Trelo Environmental Consultant Organix Recycling, LLC
Mike Troy Editor in Chief Retail Leader
Tracy Van Auker Media Relations Coordinator Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Peter Van Der Werf Senior Engagement Specialist Active Ownership Robeco
Darren Vanstone Corporate Engagement Manager, North America World Animal Protection
Judson Vasconcelos Director, Veterinary and Consumer Affairs Merck Animal Health
Anna Vinogradova Senior Manager Sustainability Walmart Inc.
Donna Visioli Business Development Manager DuPont Performance Materials
Kim Vu Territory Sales Manager, Sustainability and Supply Chain DNV GL - Business Assurance
Rachel Vujovic Corporate Responsibility Manager ALDI Inc.
Jason Wadsworth Sustainability Manager Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Lauren Waites Public Relations Specialist Evergreen Packaging
Chris Walker Director, North America WBCSD WBCSD
Brent Waskow Senior Category Manager Chemicals & Sustainability Vi-Jon Laboratories, Inc.
Jay Watson Sustainability Engagement Manager General Mills, Inc.
Matt Weber Buyer TREX COMPANY, INC
David Wei Director, Climate Change BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)
Megan Weidner VP Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Bunge North America
Parveen Werner Director of Marketing Synergy Flavors
Marlena White Project Manager The Forest Trust
Gary Wills Sales Manager, USA and Canada DNV GL - Business Assurance
Steve Woullard Director, Quality and Regulatory Compliance Reily Foods Company
Kristine Young Sustainability Manager Darden Restaurants
Michael Younis Principal Asset Stewardship State Street Global Advisors
Irene Yusta Supply Chain Analyst DSC Logistics, Inc.
Jordana Zabaneh Client Development Manager Schneider Electric
Kim Zeuli Senior Vice President, Director of the Research and Advisory Practice and Director of Communications ICIC
Suzanne Zweben Senior Advisor, Private Sector Department Oxfam America
Luke Zwilling Sustainability Projects and Integration Manager Agrible, Inc.