2019 Annual Business Conference (ABC): Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of July 18, 2019.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Jeff Admiraal Associate Director, Shopper Analytics and Insights The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Jon Albrecht Director, Center Store Acme Fresh Markets
Ivette Alvarez-Santoro Head of Operations, North America Upfield
Stefan Aps Vice President, Business Development Conagra Brands
Thomas Arons Managing Director Avantis Partners
Mark Arrington Vice President, Customer Development Post Consumer Brands
Leslie Atkinson Vice President, Marketing Brookshire Grocery Company
Karissa Atwood Senior Manager, Strategic Partnership Program C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Nikki Austinson National Category Sales Manager Hormel Foods Corporation
Karen Bakewell Director, Grocery, Frozen and Dairy Merchandising 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
Dennis Belcastro Vice President, Industry Affairs and Customer Development Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Steve Berg Vice President and Managing Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
S. Neal Berube President and CEO Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Cass Black Customer Vice President Mondelez International
Chris Boever Executive Vice President and CCO The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
Curtis Bolden Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Nick Bonno Director Nestle Coffee Partners
Michelle Boone Vice President, Category Management, Center Warehouse Brookshire Grocery Company
Brian Bosworth Director, Grocery Weis Markets, Inc.
Joe Boyd National Vice President of Sales, U.S. Retail Post Consumer Brands
Deanna Brady Group Vice President and President, Consumer Products Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Chris Brangenberg Director of Retail Merchandising Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Jim Breach President North America Sales Upfield
Rick Brindle Vice President, Industry Development Mondelez International
Stuart Bruton Head Buyer W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Meg Burns Manager, Event Planning Conagra Brands
Thomas Byom Director, Central Region Hormel Foods Corporation
Robert Caliendo Director, Sales Nestlé Waters North America
Jeff Capezzuti Director, Channel Business Development Nestle Coffee Partners
John Capizzi Associate Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Nick Carlino Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Merchants Distributors, LLC
Jerry Carnes Director of Sales, Mid-Atlantic Region Danone North America
Sonia Chappell Director Customer Supply Chain Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Kirk Clark Director of Merchandising Mitchell Grocery Corporation
Craig Clasen Senior Vice President, Retail Business Development Hy-Vee, Inc.
Kristina Cole President, Sales and Chief Customer Officer Danone North America
Leslie Concors Vice President, West Upfield
Andrew Connell Vice President, Supply Chain Planning and Analytic C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Mike Convey Director, Category Management SpartanNash Company
Jason Corriveau Director, Grocery Sales Big Y Foods, Inc.
Robert Crane Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales The J.M. Smucker Company
Mark Criswell Vice President, Merchandising, Supply Chain and Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Shelia Cross Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Jackie Cuthbert Development Chef Conagra Brands
Kevin Darmody Senior Director, Sales Georgia-Pacific
Steve Davis Director, GM and HBC Sales and Merchandising Weis Markets, Inc.
Derek De La Mater Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Mike DeSimone Director, Center Store Price Chopper Supermarkets
Vanessa DeViccaro Senior Director, Center Store Merchandising Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Douglas DeWilde Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Karen Doggendorf Manager, Industry Relations Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Jim Donzelli Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Tom Ehmen Area Director, Customer Development Mondelez International
Sabrina Englot Customer Service Manager Mondelez International
Doug Ernsberger Director of Sales Danone North America
Brian Falcone Vice President, Northeast Sales Division Danone North America
Matt Ferruzzi Director, Customer Strategy Planning Conagra Brands
Samuel Flemmings Customer Business Manager Danone North America
Rob Fowler Director, Customer Strategy Planning Conagra Brands
Sebastian Friedman National Category Sales Manager Hormel Foods Corporation
Curtis Funk Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Lunds & Byerlys
Ron Galbreath Customer Business Manager Mondelez International
Rick Geary Executive Vice President W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Patrick Geiger Director Grocery, West Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Brian George President, Chairman and CEO Alex Lee, Inc.
Mike Gilroy Vice President, Trade Development Mars Chocolate
Brian Giroux Vice President Customer Development Capability Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Dan Glei Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Allan Goldberg Vice President, West and Central Sales Division Danone North America
Ginny Grant Director, Grocery South Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Adam Guenther Field Sales Manager Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Chad Hague Director of Sales Danone North America
Pia Heine Team Leader, Grocery Mars Chocolate
Dennis Hickey Chief Merchandising Officer Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Tyler Holm Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Go-to-Market Danone North America
Brad Horn Divisional Vice President, US Retail Sales, East The J.M. Smucker Company
Rob Hornback Associate Director Midwest Regional Team The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Dennis Host Vice President, Marketing Coborn's, Inc.
Winston Howard Team Leader, Grocery Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Heidi Huff Senior Director, Red Oval Partnerships IGA, INC.
Denniss Ingram Key Account Manager Danone North America
Steve Iurato Vice President, Market Development and Organization The J.M. Smucker Company
Kevin Jackson Senior Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales and N.A. Away From Home The J.M. Smucker Company
James Johnson Vice President, Merchandising W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Lynn Johnson Vice President, Managing Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Marc Jones President and CEO HAC, Inc.
Barb Kacer Field Sales Manager Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Sara Kelly Sales Director, Grocery - Central Region Mars Chocolate
Kimberly Kelsey Event Marketing Danone North America
Randal Kemnitz Director, Western Regions, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
Steve Kieke Director of Grocery Acme Fresh Markets
Scott King Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Andy Knoblauch Vice President, Center Store Merchandising Coborn's, Inc.
George Knobloch Chief Operating Officer Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Walter Knox Customer Business Development Manager The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company
Ari Labell Senior Vice President, Customer and Channel Strategy The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
Kirk Laboyteaux Vice President Category Management, Fresh Brookshire Grocery Company
Preston Lamm Senior Racking Manager Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Chris Link Vice President Retail Sales Nestlé Waters North America
Tim Lowe President Lowes Foods, LLC
Dan Lugar Assistant Vice President, Grocery Purchasing Hy-Vee, Inc.
Russell Lund III Chairman and CEO Lunds & Byerlys
Marco Manocchio Divisional Vice President, Grocery West The J.M. Smucker Company
Kelly Marsh Director, Industry Affairs Nestle Coffee Partners
John Martino Director, Regional Sales East Supermarket Nestlé Waters North America
Joey Matos Senior Director of Sales Danone North America
Brian McDole Vice President, Grocery Giant Eagle, Inc.
Joseph McDonnell Regional Vice President, West Campbell Soup Company
John McGinn Senior Vice President Customer Development Campbell Soup Company
Bill McGrath Vice President, East Upfield
Jim McNellis Vice President, CSNACKS Sales Execution and Direct Store Delivery Operations Campbell Soup Company
Joseph McQuesten Senior Vice President, Center Store and Fresh Merchandising SpartanNash Company
Bob McTeir President Merchants Distributors, LLC
Quincy Means Director, Customer Strategy Planning Conagra Brands
Kurt Mehring MegaMex Sales Manager Hormel Foods Corporation
David Merritt Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
John Meyers Category Manager, Breakfast, Paper and Laundry, International Hy-Vee, Inc.
Geoff Miller Director, Team Lead Nestle Coffee Partners
Suri Mishra Vice President of Services Merchants Distributors, LLC
Nicole Moore Project Manager Nestle Coffee Partners
Scott Moore Director, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Chuck Munn Senior Director, Grocery Harris Teeter LLC
Randy Munns Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Festival Foods
Christa Noel Senior Manager Customer Insights Georgia-Pacific
Amy Nordstrom Vice President Nestlé USA, Inc.
Jason Nunes Customer Vice President, Northeast Region Mondelez International
Joseph O'Connor Director, Northeast Region Hormel Foods Corporation
Rich O'Keefe Director of Center Store Merchandising SpartanNash Company
Timothy O'Neill Vice President, Sales Nestle Coffee Partners
Heather Oliver Director, Customer Strategy & Insights Georgia-Pacific
Cory Onell Vice President, Sales, Customer Development and DSD Operations, Campbell Snacks Campbell Soup Company
Simon Osborn Vice President, Customer Solutions and Collaboration Danone North America
Terry Palmisano Senior Director, Center Store Sales Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Andrew Panas Director, Customer Strategy Planning Conagra Brands
David Panter Vice President, Center Store Sales and Marketing Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Craig Pariseau Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Brent Payne Director, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Robert Policano Senior Vice President, Dairy and Frozen Merchandising Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Ross Purdy Vice President, Center Store K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Jason Ramsey Senior Vice President, Center Store Lowes Foods, LLC
Lori Raya Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising and Marketing Officer SpartanNash Company
Tracy Reiff Vice President, Category Management Center Stores DSD Brookshire Grocery Company
Heather Rewiski Senior Vice President, Sales, West, Central and Natural Division Danone North America
Mindy Rich Director, Category Management Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Vinnie Rinaldo Senior Trade Event Manager Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Rick Rising Division Vice President, Sales, National Grocery Georgia-Pacific
Jodi Robinson PharmD Director, Pharmacy and HBC Lunds & Byerlys
Matt Schuster Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Patrick Schwab Vice President, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Kellie Shetlar Director, Customer Strategy Planning Conagra Brands
Jon Shockey Manager, Research and Development Conagra Brands
Dylana Silver Marketing Manager Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Glen Smith Customer Develop Strategic Grocery Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Lisa Sniscak Murray Director of Sales Danone North America
Steve Sorensen Director, Center Store Lunds & Byerlys
Brett Spiker Category Manager, Beverage and Snacks Hy-Vee, Inc.
Kevin Stafford Vice President of Marketing K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Carrie Stanley Director, Advertising and Marketing Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Shayna Steelman Customer Meeting and Event Planner Conagra Brands
Mark Storms Principal Avantis Partners
Roger Story Vice President Sales and Marketing Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Tom Sweeney Senior Director of Brands and Category Management Merchants Distributors, LLC
Eric Swensen Vice President, Center Store Big Y Foods, Inc.
Jimmy Taylor Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Capabilities Conagra Brands
Michael Terry Senior Vice President, Merchandising Hy-Vee, Inc.
Jason Therrien Manager Nestlé USA, Inc.
Lisa Tibey Corporate Manager, Category Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Tom Tomaselli Vice President of Center Store Price Chopper Supermarkets
Tom Tomescko Customer Develop Strategic Grocer Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Peter Tortorich Senior Director of Perishable Merchandise and Procurement Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Joe Toscano Vice President and Director Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Natosha Walsh Director, Albertson's Company, Consumer Product Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Brian Werner Vice President, Sales Nestlé Purina PetCare Company
Roger White Senior Vice President, Sales and Merchandising Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Isaac Wiese Vice President, Procurement Hy-Vee, Inc.
Scott Winburn Category Manager, Edile Grocery Coborn's, Inc.
Jason Worby Director of Sales Nestlé Waters North America
Phillip Worley Director, Grocery Operations K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
Gerald Yacavone Senior Director, Sales Georgia-Pacific
Matt Zaharis Director of Non Foods Harris Teeter LLC
Aaron Zeisloft Director, Customer Strategy Planning Conagra Brands
Joe Zink Senior Director, Merchandising Festival Foods