2017 Annual Business Conference (ABC): Registered Attendees

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


Attendee Name Title  Company
Jeff Admiraal Associate Director, Shopper Analytics and Insights The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Christian Albitz Vice President, US Grocery Sales The J.M. Smucker Company
Jon Albrecht Director, Center Store Acme Fresh Markets
Nick Albrecht Executive Vice President The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.
Michael Algard Director, Agency West Colgate-Palmolive Company
Lisa Angeles Customer Vice President The Kraft Heinz Company
Rodney Antolock President Harris Teeter LLC
Mark Arrington Vice President, Sales Support and Development Post Consumer Brands
Joe Arthur Customer Business Manager Unilever
James Athey Vice President, Customer Development Grocery Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Michael Atkins Vice President, Retail Sales NestlÚ Waters North America
Brian Audette Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales and Merchandising SUPERVALU INC.
Marc Bailey Senior Region Manager, Grocery East Mars Food
Karen Bakewell Director SpartanNash Company
Donna Banks-Ficcio Vice President, Center Store Sales and Merchandising Weis Markets, Inc.
Joey Bates Director, Grocery, Dairy and Frozen Harris Teeter LLC
Joe Beck Senior Director, Strat Food, East Customers The Hershey Company
Martin Becker Team Leader, Regional Grocery Sales Mars Chocolate
Michael Beckett Director, Northeast DanoneWave
Doug Behrens President and Chief Customer Officer DanoneWave
Dennis Belcastro Vice President, Industry Affairs and Customer Engagement Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Brenda Benkert Director, Team Sales Kellogg Company
Steve Berg Vice President and Managing Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Leon Bergmann President, West Region SUPERVALU - West Region
S. Neal Berube President and CEO Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Carrie Birth Brand Manager Regional Grocery The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Julie Bitter Director Customer Development, Southeast Unilever
Cass Black Customer Vice President Mondelez International
Chris Boever Executive Vice President and CCO Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Curtis Bolden Associate Conagra Brands
Jarrett Bonfitto Senior Sales Development Manager, National Brands Topco Associates LLC
Brian Bosworth Director, Grocery Weis Markets, Inc.
Barry Bounds Vice President, Marketing Merchants Distributors, LLC
Nathan Bower Key Account Manager NestlÚ Waters North America
Deanna Brady Group Vice President and President, Consumer Product Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Rick Brindle Vice President, Industry Development Mondelez International
Chelsea Briner Associate Director Mondelez International
Alyssa Bronikowski Senior Manager, Industry Relations and Sales Communications The Kraft Heinz Company
Bruce Brown Vice President, Customer Marketing Kellogg Company
Mike Browne Vice President, Customer Marketing Kellogg Company
Stuart Bruton Head Buyer W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Gerry Buckles Senior Director, Center Store Sales Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Alayna Bustamante Customer Category Manager Mondelez International
Thomas Byom Director, Central Region Hormel Foods Corporation
Scott Cameron Key Food Consultant Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
John Campion Director Northeast Teams Hormel Foods Corporation
Richard Caplin Director, US Grocery Operations Colgate-Palmolive Company
Greg Carbone Regional Vice President, Snack Sales Kellogg Company
Nick Carlino Vice President, Sales and Retail Merchants Distributors, LLC
George Casab Regional Business Manager NestlÚ Nutrition
Alison Castillo Director, Industry Relations and Sustainable Living Unilever
Damon Caton Vice President, Customer Planning and Business Development Campbell Soup Company
Connie Chang Principal IRI
Christopher Chromy Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Kirk Clark Director of Merchandising Mitchell Grocery Corporation
Therese Claypool Account Manager The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Rob Cohen Vice President, Dairy, Deli, Bakery Bozzuto's Inc.
Steve Collette Merchandising and Marketing Manager Post Consumer Brands
Peter Collins Director, Business Development Food Marketing Institute
Jeff Compton Director, Retail Pricing K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Mike Convey Director, Category Management SpartanNash Company
Paul Cooke Vice President and Director, Industry Relations NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Margaret Core CAE Vice President, Marketing & Industry Events Food Marketing Institute
Thomas Cosgrove Senior Manager, Program Development, FMI Foundation/Health & Wellness Food Marketing Institute
Brent Cotten Senior Director, Global Customer and Industry Affairs The Hershey Company
Robert Crane Divisional Vice President, Grocery West The J.M. Smucker Company
Joseph Cresta Head of Southeast Region The Kraft Heinz Company
Mark Criswell Vice President, Merchandising, Supply Chain and Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Tim Cross Director, Urban Business Development DanoneWave
Michael Crouse Head of Sales, East Region The Kraft Heinz Company
Krishnakumar Davey President, Analytics and Consulting IRI
Doug Davis Retail Execution Manager The Kraft Heinz Company
Derek De La Mater President and Executive Vice President, Customer Leadership Conagra Brands
Sharon Delaney Vice President, Procurement Bozzuto's Inc.
Mike DeSimone Director, Center Store Price Chopper Supermarkets
Richard DeSimone Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Sean Desmond Director of Merchandising, NY Metro Bozzuto's Inc.
Douglas DeWilde Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Adam Dill Vice President, Industry Initiatives General Mills, Inc.
Karen Doggendorf Manager, Industry Relations NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Jim Donzelli Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Craig Drefcinski Director of Deli Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Brian Duff Senior Vice President, Procurement and Supply Chain Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Peri Edelstein Principal Boston Consulting Group
Jason Edevold Vice President, Sales Post Consumer Brands
David Edwards Grocery Procurement Manager Wakefern Food Corp.
Jeff Edwards Manager, Supply Chain Bozzuto's Inc.
Tom Ehmen Area Director, Customer Development Mondelez International
Sherry Ellies Vice President, Sales Strategy Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Bruce Evans Senior Director of Sales Georgia-Pacific
Bob Ferretti Customer Team Leader The Clorox Company
Jim Fitterer Director of Sales, Super Ad Group Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Colleen Flaherty Senior Vice President, Snack Sales Kellogg Company
Cosmo Formichelli Associate Director, Category Management NestlÚ USA, Inc.
Eric Fouts Vice President, Customer Supply Chain Kellogg Company
John Fowler Regional Business Manager NestlÚ Nutrition
Todd Fox Purchasing Specialist, Grocery Hy-Vee, Inc.
Glenn Frazier Director, Category Strategy and Insights East The Hershey Company
Mark Frazier Head of Northeast Region The Kraft Heinz Company
Lizzy Freier Managing Editor, Menu Analysis Technomic Inc.
Chris French Team Leader, Replenishment Georgia-Pacific
Megan Fritz Region Sales Director, National Wholesale General Mills, Inc.
James Frusciante Head of Sales, West Region The Kraft Heinz Company
Curtis Funk Vice President, Center Store Lunds & Byerlys
Dan Funk Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Ron Galbreath Customer Business Manager Mondelez International
Brandi Gamble Regional Senior Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Jesse Garcia Senior Vice President, Sales and CCO Post Consumer Brands
Leah Gardner Head of HEB Team The Kraft Heinz Company
Todd Gean Purchasing Specialist, Corporate Supply Hy-Vee, Inc.
Yana Gegechkori Industry Relations Coordinator Unilever
Rob Gehring Vice President, Chief Sales Officer The Hershey Company
Brian George President and CEO Alex Lee, Inc.
Maggie Gilliam Associate Planet Retail RNG
Michael Gilmartin Director Shopper Insights The Kraft Heinz Company
Dan Glei Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Jim Goers Senior Vice President, Account Management and National Brands Topco Associates LLC
Angela Gray Broker Manager Mondelez International
Kevin Green Head of Sales, Target and Supervalu Team The Kraft Heinz Company
Matt Gregory Vice President, Sales, Specialty Brands The Clorox Company
Amy Guerre Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Richard Gunn Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Weis Markets, Inc.
Mark Hagerman Regional Business Manager NestlÚ Nutrition
Chad Hansen Senior Customer Team Leader Georgia-Pacific
Ray Harrison Vice President, Center Store
Aimee Harvey Managing Editor, Retail Foodservice Technomic Inc.
Mark Harvey Executive Director, Category Sales Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Greg Hasper Vice President, Sales, Midwest Post Consumer Brands
John Havens Jr. Vice President, Sales and Industry Relations NestlÚ USA, Inc.
Kathy Hayden Vice President, Customer Business Solutions DanoneWave
Adam Hayes Manager, Industry Affairs The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Steven Heggelke Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Procurement Bozzuto's Inc.
Pia Heine Team Leader, Grocery Mars Chocolate
Joe Heinert ‎National Recruiting Manager General Mills, Inc.
Shawn Henderson Frozen and Dairy Manager General Mills, Inc.
Richard Hess Vice President Client Development Acosta
Dennis Hickey Chief Merchandising Officer Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Shannon Hodock Business Manager Acosta
Tess Hohman Senior Manager, Industry Initiatives General Mills, Inc.
Brian Holt Vice President, Marketing SpartanNash Company
Christopher Hooks Executive Vice President Topco Associates LLC
Chris Hopp National Manager of Category Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Brad Horn Director, Customer Commercialization The J.M. Smucker Company
Rob Hornback Associate Director Midwest Regional Team The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Tim Horton Vice President, Center Store Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Dennis Host Vice President, Marketing Coborn's, Inc.
Wendy Hubbeling Director, Team Lead Starbucks Corporation
Germaine Hunter Associate The Clorox Company
Kevin Jackson Senior Vice President, US Retail Sales and Market Development Organization The J.M. Smucker Company
James Johnson Vice President, Merchandising W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Lynn Johnson Vice President, Managing Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Mark Johnson Vice President, Merchandising SUPERVALU INC.
Sarah Johnson Manager Business Analytics Hormel Foods Corporation
Beth Jolly Vice President, Sales Communications and Industry Affairs Campbell Soup Company
Dave Jones Vice President, Industry Initiatives Kellogg Company
Julie Jones Director, Grocery and Home Hardware The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Nicole Juntunen U.S. Mass and Regional Grocery Mars Food
Chuck Karnes National Sales Manager Jack Links Protein Snacks
Dan Kellenberger Director of Sales The Clorox Company
Gina Kelly Director of Sales, Regional Grocery The Clorox Company
Jack Kelly Vice President, Category Management Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Sara Kelly Team Leader, Regional Grocery Sales Mars Chocolate
Kimberly Kelsey Event Marketing DanoneWave
Randal Kemnitz Director, Western Regions, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
Graham Kidd Customer Vice President Mondelez International
Mark Kielczynski Manager, Grocery Logistics Grocery Marketing Division Wakefern Food Corp.
William Kies Principal Kies Consulting, LLC
Beth Kincaid Customer Development Director, Central Division Unilever
Jeff King Vice President, Center Store Bozzuto's Inc.
Rich King Vice President, Sales Post Consumer Brands
Judi Kletz Associate Director, Industry Reputation The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Michael Klopstein Vice President, Sales South Region Dean Foods Company
Andy Knoblauch Vice President, Center Store Merchandising Coborn's, Inc.
George Knobloch Chief Operating Officer Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Scott Lackey Agency Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Danny Lane Senior Vice President, Center Store National and Store Brands Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Doug Langan Manager of Customer Business Development, North America Regional Teams The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Kurt Laufer Chief Customer, Marketing and Innovation Officer Dean Foods Company
Chris Lavoie Vice President, Operations, Nestle Acosta
Brian Lawson Division Vice President NestlÚ Nutrition
Justin Leazer Director Center Store Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Sheri LeBrun Senior Director Region Accounts Kellogg Company
Christy Lee Vice President, Client Development Acosta
Hillen Lee Customer Business Development Manager, Regional Grocery The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Neal Leonhardt Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Robert Lindstrom Head of North America Customer Supply Chain The Kraft Heinz Company
Bill Lipsky Vice President, Merchandising SUPERVALU INC.
Yan Lo Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Tim Lowe President Lowes Foods, LLC
Becky Lubker Rotational Partner Starbucks Corporation
Mark Luebbers Director, Operations, Industry Affairs and Sales Capability Development Starbucks Corporation
Denny Lukavsky Assistant Vice President, Purchasing, Grocery and Frozen Hy-Vee, Inc.
Lauri Luker Senior Vice President, West and Central DanoneWave
Katia Ma Director, Sales Operations & Trade Relations NestlÚ USA, Inc.
Chace MacMullan Director, Digital Strategy Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Dan Magnuson Corporate Vice President, Grocery, Frozen Foods, and Dairy SUPERVALU INC.
Mike Maraldo Regional Vice President Giant Eagle, Inc.
Andrew Martin Agency Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Pete Marucci Vice President and Managing Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Rob Mayber III Region Vice President, Snacks Sales Kellogg Company
Steve Mayer Chief Merchant Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Kendall Mayo Vice President, Client Development Acosta
Dan McConegly National Account Manager Jack Links Protein Snacks
Laura McGuire Associate Technomic Inc.
Meghan McHugh Executive Assistant to John McIndoe IRI
Heather McIntyre Froud East Regional Vice President: US Grocery Campbell Soup Company
Joseph McQuesten Vice President, Center Store Merchandising SpartanNash Company
Joy Mead Associate Director, Marketing The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Duane Meade Vice President, Sales Post Consumer Brands
Kurt Mehring MegaMex Sales Manager Hormel Foods Corporation
David Merritt Senior Vice President, Sales Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Mary Beth Meyer Customer Business Lead Mondelez International
Jeff Miller Biscuit Planner Mondelez International
David Mitchell President Mitchell Grocery Corporation
Christine Mittendorf Director, Center Store Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Jeff Monroe Senior Vice President, South Region Dean Foods Company
Scott Moore Director, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Richard Morrow Region Vice President, Snack Sales Kellogg Company
Joe Mrozek Vice President, Sales East Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Kurt Mueller Senior Vice President, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Chuck Munn Senior Director, Grocery Harris Teeter LLC
Randy Munns Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Festival Foods
Edward Murphy Senior Director, Customer Marketing and Planning Dean Foods Company
Tom Murray Senior Vice President, North Region Dean Foods Company
Federico Muyshondt Senior Vice President, East DanoneWave
Sergio Nahuz Head of US Sales The Kraft Heinz Company
Trent Nehls Director Sales Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Thomas Neylon Senior Vice President and General Manager Acosta
Philip Nicolette Director, Customer Supply Chain NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
David Nolen Senior Director, Customer and Category Engagement US The Hershey Company
Paige Norwood Vice President, East Operations Nestle Team Acosta
Bubba O'Brien Regional Sales Manager, Southeast The Clorox Company
Kendi O'Mard Director of Sales The Clorox Company
Timothy O'Neill Vice President, Channel Business Development Starbucks Corporation
Ian Opradek Team Lead Supervalu The Hershey Company
Irina Oswald Category Manager, Non Perishables Lunds & Byerlys
Brad Owens Regional Business Manager NestlÚ Nutrition
Terry Palmisano Vice President, Sales and Marketing Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
David Panter Director, Grocery and Frozen Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Craig Pariseau Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Thomas Parsons National Category Sales Manager, GP Hormel Foods Corporation
Anthony Patrignelli Team Director, Unilever
Brent Payne Director, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Tim Peterson Director Team Sales Kellogg Company
Anthony Pleasants Senior Director, Mid-Atlantic DanoneWave
Amy Plogmann Administrator The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Robert Policano Senior Vice President, Dairy and Frozen Merchandising Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Patrice Polta Senior Region Manager, Grocery West Mars Food
Kevin Post Customer Business Lead Mondelez International
Richard Prast Sales Planning Team Manager The Clorox Company
Ian Prisuta Senior Vice President, Grocery Merchandising Giant Eagle, Inc.
Ross Purdy Vice President, Center Store K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Jason Ramsey Vice President, Center Store Lowes Foods, LLC
Matt Rausch Customer Sales Director Georgia-Pacific
Kim Reed Senior Vice President, Sales, Morning Foods Kellogg Company
Chris Regennitter Head of Refrigerated Sales The Kraft Heinz Company
Bob Richardson Director, Sales, Customer and Industry Development The Clorox Company
Michael Richardson Director, Category Management, Center Store Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Michael Ridenour Head of Industry Relations and Sales Operations The Kraft Heinz Company
Vinnie Rinaldo Senior Customer Development Manager Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Jodi Robinson PharmD Director, Pharmacy and HBC Lunds & Byerlys
Ashley Roehm Director of Sales, Kroger Team The Clorox Company
Lyndsay Rogers Region Vice President, Morning Foods Sales Kellogg Company
Adam Roscher Head of Sales, Kroger The Kraft Heinz Company
Jan Ruehlicke Sales and Marketing Advantage Solutions
Deana Sabatino Senior Vice President, Business Development Pinnacle Foods Inc.
Scott Salmon Chief Customer Officer Kellogg Company
Tim Schaefer Brand Manager Galaxy Merchants Distributors, LLC
Todd Schilling Interim Director, Grocery, Frozen and Dairy SUPERVALU INC.
Ted Schnuck Director, Supply Chain Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Steve Schumacher Vice President, Customer Development, Supermarkets, West Unilever
Matt Schuster Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Patrick Schwab Senior Vice President of Sales, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
Mark Seagreaves Director Kellogg Company
Jack See Vice President of Sales, West Division NestlÚ USA, Inc.
John Seguin Business Development Manager Planet Retail RNG
Julie Seibert Director NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Rochelle Seideneck Vice President, Edible and Inedible Grocery Giant Eagle, Inc.
Andrew Sellers Director, Large Format The Hershey Company
Shane Sgambelluri Region Vice President, Morning Foods Sales Kellogg Company
Sheila Shrofe Customer Development Director Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Jeff Siegel Vice President, Customer Interface Group NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Dylana Silver Marketing Manager Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Kristi Simmons Customer Sales Executive, Missouri The Hershey Company
Glen Smith Customer Develop Strategic Grocery Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Lindsay Smith Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Pat Smith Manager, Customer Engagement Mondelez International
Steve Sorensen Director, Center Store Lunds & Byerlys
Tom Spaniol Director, CSI Food West The Hershey Company
Shayna Steelman Customer Meeting and Event Planner Conagra Brands
James Sterbenz Senior Vice President, US Sales Campbell Soup Company
Ryan Stimac Director, Agency East Colgate-Palmolive Company
David Stis Vice President, Sales North Region Dean Foods Company
Mike Stupecky Regional Business Manager NestlÚ Nutrition
Tom Sweeney Director, Retail Brands Merchants Distributors, LLC
Kari Swift Senior Director Customer Marketing, Frozen Foods Kellogg Company
Jimmy Taylor Senior Director Sales Conagra Brands
Jesse Thelen Divisional Vice President, Grocery West The J.M. Smucker Company
Marc Thomas Director, Meeting Services & Supplier Relations Food Marketing Institute
Terry Thomas Vice President, Customer Development, Supermarkets, East Unilever
Chuck Thompson Senior Vice President, Merchandising Harris Teeter LLC
Peter Thompson Director, Customer and Industry Development Colgate-Palmolive Company
Tom Tomaselli Vice President of Center Store Price Chopper Supermarkets
Tom Tomescko Customer Development, Strategic Grocer Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Joe Toscano Director, Industry Relations NestlÚ Purina PetCare Company
Mike Townley Agency Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Nick Walsh Senior Manager, Liquidation Sales The Kraft Heinz Company
Patrick Walsh Vice President, Supply Chain & Chief Business Development Food Marketing Institute
Michael Walton Director, Customer Development, West Unilever
Mike West Sales Manager The Hershey Company
John White Vice President, National Warehouse Sales Dean Foods Company
Roger White Vice President, Center Store Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Isaac Wiese Vice President, Procurement Hy-Vee, Inc.
Paul Wildermuth Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Mark Wilhite Vice President, Industry Initiatives and Zone Sales General Mills, Inc.
Doug Wilson Sales Director Northeast Dean Foods Company
Chris Woodbury Vice President, Supply Chain, and Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Phillip Worley Director, Grocery Operations K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Michael Yarbrough Director of Sales Dean Foods Company
Joe Zink Senior Director, Price Strategy Festival Foods
Robert Zullinger CBDM East Team The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company