2011 Annual Business Conference (ABC): Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of December 6, 2021.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Doug Hurst Vice President, Grocery Acosta
Bill Chiodo President Affinity Group Infusion
Brian George President, Chairman and CEO Alex Lee, Inc.
Brian Duff Senior Vice President, Buying and Logistics Associated Food Stores, Inc.
David Rice Senior Vice President, Associated Food Stores, and President, Associated Retail Operations Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Terry Palmisano Vice President, Center Store Sales Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Michael Richardson Director, Category Management, Center Store Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Robert Rothove Vice President and Division Manager Associated Wholesale Grocers - Great Lakes Division
Emile Breaux Senior Vice President, Regional Supply Chain Operations and Leader of Real Estate Team Associated Wholesale Grocers - Gulf Coast Division
Scott Welman Executive Vice President, Chief Development Officer Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Ellen Schum Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer B&G Foods, Inc.
James Jones Vice President, Trade Relations Big Heart Pet Brands
Michael Cormier Vice President, Center Store Big Y Foods, Inc.
Thomas Hipwell Vice President and General Manager BlueTriton Brands
Tom Smith President, Customer Development and Sales Operations BlueTriton Brands
Rob Cohen Vice President, Refrigerated and Frozen Bozzuto's Inc.
Sharon Delaney Vice President, Procurement Bozzuto's Inc.
Jeff King Vice President, Center Store Bozzuto's Inc.
Jerry LeClair Executive Vice President, Chief Merchant Officer Brookshire Grocery Company
Connie Shepherd Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development Bumble Bee Foods, LLC
Dan Fudger Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Supply Chain Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Patrick Kennedy Director, Merchandising C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Tracy Moore Executive Vice President, Procurement and Merchandising C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Robert Palmer Chief Executive Officer C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Jim Donzelli Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Mark Hojnicki Senior Director, Customer Supply Chain Conagra Brands
Jimmy Taylor Senior Vice President, Sales Strategy and Capabilities Conagra Brands
Keith Olscamp Director - Industry Affairs & Collaboration Consumer Brands Association
Laura Chamberlain Vice President, Target Danone North America
Kristina Cole President, Sales and Chief Customer Officer Danone North America
Ben Quigley Director, Meeting Services & Industry Events FMI
Mary Bohannon Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Megan Fritz Region Sales Director, National Wholesale General Mills, Inc.
Mike Goetzmann Regional Sales Manager General Mills, Inc.
Kevin Greer Director General Mills, Inc.
Anne Levy Region Manager General Mills, Inc.
Michael O'Connell Field Sales Director General Mills, Inc.
Shawn O'Grady Senior Vice President, Convenience and Food Service General Mills, Inc.
Bethany Quam Vice President, CPN General Mills, Inc.
Kairus Rudina Trade Director General Mills, Inc.
Paul Wildermuth Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Mark Wilhite Director, Sales, Retail Grocery General Mills, Inc.
David Wurm Vice President, Walmart and Sam's Club General Mills, Inc.
Bruce Evans Senior Director of Sales Georgia-Pacific
Jeff Lutz Customer Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Matt Rausch Customer Sales Director Georgia-Pacific
Rodney Antolock President Harris Teeter LLC
Michael Hargrove Director, Fresh Foods Harris Teeter LLC
Leon Bergmann Chief Executive Officer Harvest Sherwood Food Distributors
Bobby Santulli Field Vice President, East Division Henkel Corporation
Scott Aakre Vice President, Grocery Products Marketing Hormel Foods Corporation
Patrick Connor President, Consumer Product Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Randal Kemnitz Director, Western Regions, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
Ryan Michaelis Corporate Manager, Category Sales, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
David Blume Assistant Director, Supply Chain Analytics Hy-Vee, Inc.
Patty Karbacka Technology Accounting Specialist, Purchasing Hy-Vee, Inc.
Regenia Stein Principal Ingenuity Consulting
James Tupy Vice President, Retail Sales Jennie-O Turkey Store
Bruce Brown Vice President, Strategy and Planning Kellogg Company
Jan Deile Director, Team Sales Kellogg Company
Mike Deranleau Senior Director, Region Accounts Kellogg Company
Kimberlea Fowler Senior Manager, Contract Sales Kellogg Company
Tim Gouger Senior Director, Regional Accounts Kellogg Company
Jim Holton Senior Vice President, Sales, Snacks Kellogg Company
Richard Morrow Region Vice President, Snack Sales Kellogg Company
Mark Pettiford Vice President of Sales, Ahold Kellogg Company
Michael Hsu Chief Operating Officer Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kurt Laufer President, Customer Development Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Doug Behrens President and Chief Customer Officer Kind Snacks
Dennis Hickey Chief Merchandising Officer Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Heather George Executive Vice President, Brand Strategy Lowes Foods, LLC
Shane Balcik Strategic Planning Manager Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Lesly Bornmann National Sales Manager Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Timothy LeBel President of Sales, Mars Wrigley US Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Frank Duffy Regional Vice President Sales, Eastern Region McCormick & Company, Inc.
Craig Reynolds Regional Vice President, Sales, Western Region McCormick & Company, Inc.
Jean White Vice President, Strategic Business McCormick & Company, Inc.
Tom Sweeney Vice President Merchandising and Brands Merchants Distributors, LLC
David Burns Area Vice President, South Mondelez International
Terry Holshouser Vice President, Customer Business Development Nestle Coffee Partners
Dominic Strada Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales Nestle Nutrition
Tommy Baroody Vice President, Managing Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Steve Berg Vice President and Managing Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Karen Doggendorf Manager, Industry Relations Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Vicki Felker Vice President Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Pete Marucci Vice President and Managing Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Julie Seibert Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Brian Werner Vice President, Sales Nestle Purina PetCare Company
John Havens Jr. Industry Relations Consultant, Nestle USA, Inc. Nestle USA, Inc.
Greg Hines Customer Development Director Nestle USA, Inc.
John McGinty Vice President, Global Sales Advisor Nestle USA, Inc.
Chip Vineyard Team Leader Nestle USA, Inc.
JoAnn Bertrand Assistant to Vice President, North America Ocean Spray
Todd Schnuck Chairman and CEO Schnuck Markets, Inc.
Derek Jones Executive Vice President, Smart & Final Stores LLC, and President, Smart Foodservice Smart Foodservice
Devon Armstrong Director of Sales, Supplements The Clorox Company
Bob Ferretti Customer Team Leader The Clorox Company
Mark Hoover Category Development Manager The Clorox Company
Ed Huber Vice President and General Manager, Laundry, Brita and GreenWorks The Clorox Company
Gina Kelly Director of Sales, Regional Grocery The Clorox Company
Rick Rexing Vice President Sales, National Accounts The Clorox Company
Bob Richardson Director, Sales, Customer and Industry Development The Clorox Company
Fritz Willis Customer Innovation Leader The Clorox Company
Steve Briggs Vice President, National Retail Sales The Coca-Cola Company
Jim Curl Vice President - East The Coca-Cola Company
Kenneth Marsh VP Retail - North American OU The Coca-Cola Company
Allan Masters Director, Sales, Warehouse The Coca-Cola Company
Chris Boever Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
Scott Dunkley Director, Customer Planning Food Channels The Hershey Company
Tim Matas Senior Manager Finance, Grocery Customers The Hershey Company
Andrew Sellers Director, Large Format The Hershey Company
Marco Manocchio Vice President, Customer and Category Business Team, Consumer Foods The J.M. Smucker Company
James Frusciante President, US Retail Sales The Kraft Heinz Company
Paul Nicholson Associate Director Commodity Research The Kraft Heinz Company
Frederick Morganthall II Executive Vice President, Retail Operations The Kroger Co.
Vincent Delgado National Sales Manager The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Doug Langan Manager of Customer Business Development, North America Regional Teams The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Joy Mead Associate Director, Marketing The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Vinit Patel Head of Customer Development - Grocery Unilever
Bill McGrath Vice President, East Upfield
John Whaley Director of Sales Marketing Vienna Beef Ltd.
Stuart Bruton Head Buyer W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Rick Geary Executive Vice President W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
James Johnson Vice President, Merchandising W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Dave Howlett Vice President, Dairy, Deli, and Frozen Wakefern Food Corp.
Mark Kielczynski Manager, Grocery Logistics Grocery Marketing Division Wakefern Food Corp.
Christopher Lane Executive Vice President Wakefern Food Corp.
William Mayo Senior Vice President, Logistics, Technology and Engineering Wakefern Food Corp.
Jeff Reagan Senior Vice President, Retail Operations Wakefern Food Corp.
Robert Villapiano Director Wakefern Food Corp.
Cheryl Williams Chief Information Officer Wakefern Food Corp.
Scott Andrews Supply Chain Manager Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Dwight Battles Vice President and District Manager, Rochester and Southern Tier Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Joe DiVincenzo Vice President, Merchandising Shared Services Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Jeff Holdsworth Sourcing Strategy Group Manager Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Kurt Schertle Chief Operating Officer Weis Markets, Inc.
Russell Zwanka Professor of Marketing and Director, Food and Consumer Package Goods Marketing Western Michigan University
Kraig Adams Vice President, Customer Solutions Large Store North and South
Dennis Alderson Director
Randall Alston Vice President Customer Teams, West
Steve Althaus Vice President, Sales Strategy
Jim Amerio Vice President, Sales
Mark Anderson President and COO, Independent Business
Steve Arnold Senior Vice President and Division Manager
David Arrowood Director, Field Sales
Martin Arter Senior Executive
Chris Avery Vice President of Customer Marketing
Pete Barber Vice President, Broker Sales
Tim Barnes Director of Net Revenue Management, North America
Greg Batie Director, Warehousing
Michael Beer Director, Retail Operations
Howard Befort Senior Vice President, Center Store Services
Marla Benson Director, Sales, Substantial Snacks
Tim Bernard Senior Vice President, Sales
S. Neal Berube President and CEO
Ralph Black National Account Executive, IGA
David Blosser Director, Sales, South
Fred Boehler President and CEO
John Boylan National Sales Director
Robert Brackett Director, Supervalu Enterprise Team
Dave Brady Vice President, Regional Accounts
Robert Branham Director, Customer Sustainability
Sara Braun Director, Shopper Marketing
Daniel Breeman Vice President, Supermarket Sales
Pat Brennan Director, Field Sales
Christopher Brown Senior Vice President, Independent Sales
James Brown Vice President, Grocery Sales
Jerry Brown Vice President, Industry and Customer Development
Michael Brown Customer Supply Chain Manager
Edward Brunot President and COO, MDV
Mark Brunson Vice President, Customer Consulting Group
James Buchanan Executive Vice President, Retail Development
Joseph Burke Vice President, Retail Industry Affairs
Mike Burkett Team Lead, Regional Food South
Dennis Butler President, Retail Marketing Group
Michael Byars Chief Executive Officer
Vincent Byrd Vice Chairman
John Campion Director, High Focus Team, Eastern Region
Frank Capps Executive Vice President and CSO
Jim Carney Manager, Logistics
Ray Carreathers Senior Vice President, Sales
Mario Carrington Director, Sales - Central
Lori Caster Vice President, Merchandising
Terry Cerwick Director, GMHBC Merchandising
Dave Chance Senior Vice President, Sales
Walt Chapman Senior Customer Business Manager, Supervalu
Paul Chatterton Agency Sales Manager
Laura Chin Vice President, Sales
Victor Chiono Vice President, Sales, West U.S.
Joel Clark Director, Grocery
Craig Clasen Senior Vice President, Retail Business Development
Dena Clem Vice President, Channel Business Development
Cameron Cloeter Senior Vice President
Jack Cloherty Vice President
Craig Cole Director, Sales - Northeast
Tim Cole Executive Vice President, Sales
Angelo Conniotraci Vice President, Merchandising
Paul Cooke Vice President and Director, Industry Relations
Josh Cooper Director, Customer Commercialization
Thomas Corley President, Retail and Established Brands
Gary Cox Director, Agency HQ
John Coyle Director, In-Store Visibility
John Coyle Vice President, Customer Supply Chain
Walter Crump Senior Promotions Manager
Christopher Cuello Director
Doug Cummins Category Manager
Greg Cyr Vice President, Produce
Jim Davenport Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Carmen Davis Account Business Manager
Dirk Davis Corporate Vice President, Marketing
Pete Deeb Business Development Manager
Melinda Demos Manager, Wholesale Grocer Team
Tim Desmond Sales Director, Regional Customers
Beth DiMarco Customer Manager
Christopher Djernes Vice President, Sales, Grocery, West
Dave Dobronski Vice President, Sales
Bill Donovan Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Bernie Ellis President, Robesonia Division
Chris Ellis CMA-CPSA Category Manager, Household, Paper Goods, Pet Needs
Rick Ellis Vice President, Marketing
Steve Falso Sales Director
Tim Fieldhouse Vice President, Field Sales
Jorge Figueras Sales and Marketing Manager
Kevin Fitz Vice President, Center Store
Mike Fitzgerald Vice President, Customer Sales and Operations West
Pat Fitzsimons Senior Shopper Insights Manager, Supervalu
Corey Flasco Director, Sales, E Commerce
Dennis Ford Vice President, Client Solutions
Robert Francesconi National Broker Team Leader
Don Gaynier Category Manager
Philip George Vice President, Customer Sales and Operations East
Suzanne George CMP Senior Manager, Education
Partha Ghosh Director, Customer Logistics
Diane Giansante Vice President, Customer Marketing and Sales Strategy
Paul Gillis Senior Category Manager
George Giorno Team Leader
Ginny Grant Field Sales Director
Tonia Gray Director
John Grazen Customer Development Manager
Darryl Griffin Director, Field Sales
Gary Grossman Vice President of Client Services
Richard Gunn Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing
Dave Haffner Vice President, Sales - West
Steve Hall President
Chris Hallsey Vice President, National Grocery
Brenda Hambleton Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer
Bruce Hancock Director, Customer Supply Chain Management
Patrick Hare Director, Industry Development
Ray Harrison Vice President, Center Store
Alan Hartline Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing
Daniel Hartzog Senior Vice President, Sales, CPS
Mark Harvey Executive Director, Category Sales
Tandy Harvey President, Central Region
Tim Hassett Senior Vice President and GM, Away From Home and Campbell North America and Chief Customer Officer
Janel Haugarth Executive Vice President and President, Independent Business and Supply Chain Services
Martin Heaney Senior Customer Business Manager
Jay Hernandez Vice President, Market Development
Nancy Hill Vice President, HQCM Consumer Products
Michael Hoffman Category Manager
Steve Holdiman Director, Industry Development
Paul Hollis Customer Team Leader
Jay Holt Vice President, Sales - Eastern Region
Carole Hom Senior Supply Chain Manager
Kenneth Horrell Regional Grocery Manager
Steve Hosler Senior Director, Sales Operations and Trade Relations
Donna Howard Vice President and Managing Director, Customer Facing Supply Chain
Steve Hunsicker Associate
Kathy Irwin Senior Manager, Customer Logistics
Andy Jacobs Vice President, General Manager, US Customers
Bob Jaskolski President and COO
Randall Jerow Director, Eastern Division
Frank Jimenez Senior Director, Front End
Alan Johnson Senior Director, Procurement
Barry Johnson Senior Sales Director
Christina Johnson Team Leader
Mark Johnson Vice President, Center Store Merchandising
Dave Jones Vice President, Industry Initiatives
Kevin Jordan Area Vice President, Central
Thomas Joyce Vice President, Global Customer and Industry Affairs
Jay Kamps Director
Dave Katz Associate
Mike Kennedy Vice President Broker Operations, East
Steve Kimm Director, Customer Service, SUPERVALU
Richard King Senior Vice President
Jon Kitts Vice President, Military Business Development
Doug Knudsen President, ConAgra Foods Sales
Mike Kocisky Customer Development Director
Don Koerner Director, Sales - South
Kenneth Konya Director, Sales, West
Ari Labell Customer Marketing Director, Refreshments
Frank Laengle Customer Development Director
Bernard Land Vice President, National Retail Sales
Ed Landry Vice President, Sales, U.S. Consumer Foods
Mark Larrabee Vice President, Customer Sales and Operations
Kristin Laurie Account Business Manager
Nancy Layman Trade Relations Manager
Robert Layne Customer Development Director
Keith Lea Senior Customer Manager
David Lee Vice President, Consumer Products
Rob Leibowitz SVP/General Manager Pet Products Division
Russell Leonard Director, Sales - West
Lohr LeSueur Vice President, Trade Marketing
Robert Lim Vice President, Sales - West
Steve Linder Sales Director
John Lippolis Senior Director, Shopper Marketing
Tom Losier Director
Robert Lounsbery Director, Procurement
Denny Lukavsky Assistant Vice President, Purchasing, Grocery and Frozen
Bob Lutz Vice President, Procurement
Nick Malm Director, Sales
Gino Marchese Vice President, Western Region
Michael Mathews National Account Executive
Bob Matthews Director
Sam Mayberry Vice President, Private Brands
John Mayer Strategic Advisor
Scot McCabe Director, Sales, Warehouse Juice
Paul McClellan Customer Vice President, East Area
John McCurry Vice President of Development, Northern Areas
Michael McCusker Team Leader
Logan McDougal Vice President, Customer Marketing and Support
William McEwen Senior Customer Manager
Phil McGraw Jr. Vice President, Sales, Mid Atlantic
Dave Mckelvey Marketing Manager
James Messer Vice President, Merchandising
J. Christopher Michael Chairman Emeritus
Mike Mignola Senior Vice President, Store Operations
Jennifer Mitchell Customer Team Manager
Todd Mitchell Chief Customer Officer
Marc Mollere Vice President, Grocery Sales
Michael Moore Chief Marketing Officer
Mark Mrowiec Senior Vice President, Competitive Strategy
Steve Mull Senior Vice President, Sales
Al Multari Vice President, Sales Operations and Customer Development
Joseph Muratore Customer Development Director
Johnny Naranjo Team Leader, West Direct
Bill Nasshan Managing Director
Dan Neil Director, Warehousing
Joe Nischbach Vice President Sales, Kroger Team
Lonnie Noble Vice President, Field Sales
Dennis Noone Vice President, Grocery Sales
Ian O'Donnell Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Mike O'Donnell Executive Director, Procurement, CA
Scott O'Hara Vice President, West Region Sales
Timothy O'Neill Vice President, Sales
Keith Oldre Vice President
Jerry Olson Vice President, Enterprise Vendor Efficiency and Independent Merchandising
Stephen Owens Senior Director, Planning
Lane Palmer Vice President, National Retail Sales
Jerry Paquin Director, Advertising
Richard Parkinson Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael Pengue Senior Vice President and General Manager
Robert Pepper Group Product Manager
Stephen Petagna Field Vice President, West and Central
Michelle Phan Industry Initiatives Manager
Larry Pierce Executive Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing
Dan Poeppelman Region Team Leader
Michele Polanco Director, Commercialization and Innovation Planning
Bill Pollard Vice President, Supply Chain
Scott Poole Vice President, Center Store
Frank Puleo Vice President, Retail Marketing and Services
Tim Quinn Vice President, Trade Development
Anne Racine Director, Customer Support
Sandra Randol Vice President, Customer Service and Operations
Billy Raynes Vice President, Merchandising
Douglas Reetz Senior Vice President Sales, CPS
Denise Reid Shopper Marketing Manager
Todd Reid Customer Business Manager, Supervalu
Pat Reilly Business Development Manager
Scott Reily Senior Vice President, Logistics
Tracy Richters National Sales Director, Food and Retail
Jeff Robinson Agency Sales Manager
Gary Roland Vice President, Grocery Sales
Ed Rominger Director, Customer Development
Randy Rosinski Divisional Vice President
William Rossi Senior Director, Geographic Food Customers
Jack Ryan Director, Customer Logistics
Scott Salmon Chief Customer Officer
Rebecca Sanders Director, Public Relations
Frank Schmitt Vice President, Center Store
Jeanne Scott Senior Manager, Customer Solutions
Carol Scoville Vice President, Finance
Randall Scoville Senior Vice President, Accounting and International Sales
Lee Sember Director, Customer Development
Joy Sgro Vice President, Trade Relations
Keith Shannon Director, Center Store
Bill Shea Senior Manager, Customer Marketing and Sales Development
Jeff Siegel Vice President, Customer Interface Group
Barry Smith Vice President, Customer Service and Logistics
Cheryl Smith Customer Team Manager
Jeffrey Smith Director, Customer Service
Philip Smith Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing and Procurement Officer
Scott Smith Customer Team Leader
Paul Smucker Wagstaff Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Smuda Vice President, North American Retail
Bernard Snow Sales Associate
Brian Sorenson Executive Vice President, Enterprise Client Solutions
Bill Spain Manager, N.A. Industry Affairs
Rick Sparks Director, Industry Development
Mike Spendio Director, Customer Development
Gary Spinazze Vice President, Vendor Relations
Eddie Stephens Manager, Customer Business Development
James Sterbenz Senior Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales
Trevor Stevens Vice President, National Grocery Teams
Ken Stickevers President, U.S. Consumer Products Division
Matt Storer Associate Director, Shopper Insights
Randy Sullins Vice President, Trade Relations
Mark Tarzwell Vice President, Supply Chain
Luis Tejada Vice President, Business Development and Marketing
Ken Thewes Vice President, Marketing
Laura Thompson Manager, Customer Business
Peter Thompson Director, Customer and Industry Development
Mark Thorngren Director, Industry and Customer Development
Raymond Thu Director, Sales
Diane Tielbur Senior Director, Shopper Insights
John Torru Senior Vice President, Sales and Market Development
Bill Tragos Senior Vice President, Sales
Tony True Executive Vice President, Sales
Edward Tyler Senior Customer Manager
David Valedofsky Sales Manager
Brett Vandebovenkamp Vice President, Customer Development
Gary Vanicek Business Development Manager
Robert Villanella Manager, Retail Strategy and Solutions
Jeff Vogel Senior Customer Sales Manager
Ron Volpe Senior Director, Strategy and Customer Development
Larry Vorpahl Group Vice President and President, Hormel Food International
Dennis Wacker Field Vice President, South
Mark Wagner President, Kellogg USA Sales
Frank Warren Senior Customer Manager
Greg Wedding Vice President, Sales - Central Region
Linda Weems Executive Director, Team Sales Center Store , Save Mart, Lucky and Food Maxx
Dale Weikel Regional Business Manager
Shawn Welch Vice President, Sales
Debra Westfall Customer Development Director
Jeffrey Weston Vice President of Sales, Regional Supermarket
Jean Whitcomb Manager, Customer Supply Chain
Cindi Wick Senior Customer Engagement Manager
Lisa Williams Team Leader
Meghan Winegrad Director, Center Store
Peter Wyman Vice President, North American Sales
Ted Yeomans ASM Director of Client Services, Mars and Wrigley
Gary Zaccagnini Director, Contracted Sales
Mark Zielinski Team Leader East, Grocery
Charles Zimmerman Customer Development Director