2013 Annual Business Conference (ABC): Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of January 21, 2022.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Anthony Manna Agency Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Mike Townley Agency Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Richard Martino Area Vice President
Kevin Jordan Area Vice President, Central
David Burns Area Vice President, South Mondelez International
Ted Yeomans ASM Director of Client Services, Mars and Wrigley
JoAnn Bertrand Assistant to Vice President, North America Ocean Spray
Denny Lukavsky Assistant Vice President, Purchasing, Grocery and Frozen
Cam Clocter Associate
Jim Dodge Associate
Mike Galvin Associate
Leah Sheforgen Associate
Matt Wood Associate
Dafry Rivera Associate Director Urban
Judy Copetas Associate Director, Customer Market Knowledge, Food Channel
Lindsay McShane Associate Director, Food Channel Product Supply Manager
Joy Mead Associate Director, Marketing The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
John Shaw Associate Directory, Finance
Tracy Wietzke Associate Manager, Customer Events Kellogg Company
Bryan Atkenson Associate Sales Development Manager, National Brands
Mike Schultz Business Development Manager
Michelle Sayers Business Manager
Mark Hoover Category Development Manager The Clorox Company
Patrick Quinn Category Management Analyst
Deb Willeman Category Manager
Russell Lund III Chairman and CEO Lunds Food Holdings, Inc.
J. Christopher Michael Chairman Emeritus
Dean General Chief Commercial Officer
Matt Gregory Chief Customer Officer & SVP - Health & Beauty The Clorox Company
Derek De La Mater Chief Customer Officer and Executive Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Steven Goddard Chief Executive Officer
Dean Janeway Chief Executive Officer Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Nancy Lebold Chief Executive Officer New Seasons Market
Robert Palmer Chief Executive Officer C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Paul Smucker Wagstaff Chief Executive Officer
Linda Rendle Chief Executive Officer and President The Clorox Company
Cheryl Williams Chief Information Officer Wakefern Food Corp.
Dagmar Farr Chief Member Relations Officer and Senior Vice President, Membership and Education FMI
Dennis Hickey Chief Merchandising Officer Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Dewayne Rabon Chief Merchant & Senior Vice President, Merchandising Southeastern Grocers, Inc.
George Knobloch Chief Operating Officer Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.
Phil Lombardo Chief Operating Officer Lunds Food Holdings, Inc.
Terry Wood Chief Operating Officer SpartanNash Company
Brenda Hambleton Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer
Dean Wasniewski Client Service Director
Darren Carter Corporate Manager, Category Sales, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
Ryan Michaelis Corporate Manager, Category Sales, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
Virginia Palmer Customer Business Development Manager The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Bryan Cook Customer Business Leader Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Todd Reid Customer Business Manager, Supervalu
Mike Kocisky Customer Development Director
Charles Zimmerman Customer Development Director
Beth Kincaid Customer Development Director, Central Division Unilever
Tara Castellani Customer Development Manager
Ari Labell Customer Marketing Director, Refreshments
Gary Marino Customer Operations Manager
Matt Rausch Customer Sales Director Georgia-Pacific
John Gottstein Customer Sales Executive The Hershey Company
Jeff Lutz Customer Sales Manager Georgia-Pacific
Joya Gray Customer Supply Chain Team Leader
Bob Ferretti Customer Team Leader The Clorox Company
Mike Klei Customer Team Manager
Brian Ginn Customer Vice President
Jeffrey Peterson Customer Vice President
Mark Holbrook Customer Vice President, East
Billy Watts Customer Vice President, East General Mills, Inc.
Paul McClellan Customer Vice President, East Area
Scott Marquez Customer Vice President, New York and Pennsylvania The Kraft Heinz Company
Joe Amedio Customer Vice President, SuperValu
Amy Breault Director
Kevin Greer Director General Mills, Inc.
Julie Seibert Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Robert Villapiano Director Wakefern Food Corp.
Keith Olscamp Director - Industry Affairs & Collaboration Consumer Brands Association
Jennifer Bryant Director Customer Development Mondelez International
Michael Cohen Director of Merchandising, Metro Division C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Jim Connell Director of Sales The Coca-Cola Company
Monisha Dabek Director of Sales
Paul Duffley Director of Sales The Clorox Company
Ward Maresca Director of Sales
Mike Truran Director of Sales and Business Development
Gina Kelly Director of Sales, Regional Grocery The Clorox Company
Josh Cooper Director, Customer Commercialization
Gary Cox Director, Agency HQ
Trey Moser Director, Analytics and Insights
Katy Banfield Director, Business Development
Michael Richardson Director, Category Management, Center Store Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Mike DeSimone Director, Center Store Price Chopper Supermarkets
Thomas Byom Director, Central Region Hormel Foods Corporation
John Gray Director, Commercial Accounts Merchants Distributors, LLC
Michele Polanco Director, Commercialization and Innovation Planning
Peter Thompson Director, Customer and Industry Development
Curt Balara Director, Customer Development
Jeffery Cullar Director, Customer Development
Kim Sines Director, Customer Development
Kevin Wille Director, Customer Development
Todd Shy Director, Customer Development and Service Mondelez International
Jack Ryan Director, Customer Logistics
Scott Dunkley Director, Customer Planning Food Channels The Hershey Company
Derek Dafoe Director, Family Care
Pam Arnason Director, Field Sales
Alice Berquam Director, Food Channel Regional Teams
Michael Hargrove Director, Fresh Foods Harris Teeter LLC
Joel Clark Director, Grocery
Phillip Worley Director, Grocery Operations K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.
John Campion Director, High Focus Team, Eastern Region
Scott Kleingartner Director, In-Store Experience Post Consumer Brands
Patrick Hare Director, Industry Development
Steve Holdiman Director, Industry Development
Brian Kittelson Director, Integrated Shopper Marketing
Chris Timko Director, National Brands
Nicholas Dispenziere Director, NonPerishable Sales and Merchandising Wakefern Food Corp.
Robert Lounsbery Director, Procurement
Darin Carlson Director, Sales The Coca-Cola Company
John Eckroate Director, Sales
Nick Malm Director, Sales
Cindy Merkel Director, Sales Kellogg Company
Krista Sauder Director, Sales
Mario Carrington Director, Sales - Central
Craig Cole Director, Sales - Northeast
Todd Keating Director, Sales - Northeast
Bob Richardson Director, Sales, Customer and Industry Development The Clorox Company
Corey Flasco Director, Sales, E Commerce
Mark Wilhite Director, Sales, Retail Grocery General Mills, Inc.
David Blosser Director, Sales, South
Allan Masters Director, Sales, Warehouse The Coca-Cola Company
Craig Gillett Director, Sales, West U.S.
Brenda Benkert Director, Team Sales Kellogg Company
Jeff Harris Director, Team Sales
Mark Ahlstrom Director, True Grocery
David Friedler Director, West Region Team
Randal Kemnitz Director, Western Regions, CPS Hormel Foods Corporation
David Lockwood Division Manager
Brian Lawson Division Vice President Nestle Nutrition
Chris Rowley Division Vice President, Sales
Randy Rosinski Divisional Vice President
Bob Smith Divisional Vice President
Mark Harvey Executive Director, Category Sales
Mike O'Donnell Executive Director, Procurement, CA
Rick Geary Executive Vice President W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Jamie Gronowski Executive Vice President
Tom Swanson Executive Vice President & General Manager of Corporate Retail SpartanNash Company
Terry Thomas Executive Vice President and CCO Unilever
Chris Boever Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer The Hain Celestial Group Inc.
Susan Klug Executive Vice President and CMO
David Krause Executive Vice President and CMO
Richard Charrier Executive Vice President and COO
Valerie Oswalt Executive Vice President and President of Campbell Snacks Campbell Soup Company
Janel Haugarth Executive Vice President and President, Independent Business and Supply Chain Services
Jason Ramsey Executive Vice President of Merchandising Lowes Foods, LLC
Colleen Flaherty Executive Vice President of Sales
Ellen Schum Executive Vice President, Chief Customer Officer B&G Foods, Inc.
Jerry LeClair Executive Vice President, Chief Merchant Officer Brookshire Grocery Company
Blaine Bringhurst Executive Vice President, Marketing, Merchandising and Store Operations Price Chopper Supermarkets
Sean Reid Executive Vice President, North America Jack Links Protein Snacks
Tim Cole Executive Vice President, Sales
Tony True Executive Vice President, Sales
Bill Donovan Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Ginny Grant Field Sales Director
Bobby Santulli Field Vice President, East Division Henkel Corporation
Stephen Petagna Field Vice President, West and Central
Peter McSorley Food Channel CBDM, Central The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Mike Gaetz Frozen Dairy Buyer
Kim Reed General Manager, Grocery
Deb Headley Grocery Category Manager Coborn's, Inc.
Jasmine Mastroianna Grocery Category Manager
David Edwards Grocery Procurement Manager Wakefern Food Corp.
Drew Dulmage Grocery Sales Director
Larry Vorpahl Group Vice President and President, Hormel Food International
Paul Patten Group Vice President, Center Store Wakefern Food Corp.
Angelo Cannistraci Group Vice President, Center Store, Pharmacy and Senior Merchandising Coordinator
Stuart Bruton Head Buyer W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.
Mike Bokarae Head of AWG Team, West Area Sales
Vinit Patel Head of Customer Development - Grocery Unilever
Michael Ridenour Head of Industry Relations and Sales Operations The Kraft Heinz Company
Doug Langan Manager of Customer Business Development, North America Regional Teams The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Pat Smith Manager, Customer Engagement Mondelez International
Kelly O'Connor Manager, Customer Logistics Georgia-Pacific
Mark Kielczynski Manager, Grocery Logistics Grocery Marketing Division Wakefern Food Corp.
Karen Doggendorf Manager, Industry Relations Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Bill Spain Manager, N.A. Industry Affairs
Michael Fitzpatrick Managing Director
Burt Flickinger Managing Director
Bill Nasshan Managing Director
Brian Higgins Marketing Director General Mills, Inc.
Sean Desmond Merchandising and Category Manager
Robert Francesconi National Broker Team Leader
Dennis Lancaster National Sales and Marketing Manager
Vincent Delgado National Sales Manager The Procter & Gamble Distributing Company LLC
Joseph Fantozzi President
Robert Kirch President
Joseph Livorsi II President
Tom Lofland President Albertsons Companies, Inc. - Eastern Division
Bob McTeir President
S. Neal Berube President and CEO
Frank Pecoraro President and CEO
Doug Behrens President and Chief Customer Officer Kind Snacks
Kevin Elliott President and COO
Bob Jaskolski President and COO
Edward Brunot President and COO, MDV
Timothy LeBel President of Sales, Mars Wrigley US Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Doug Knudsen President, ConAgra Foods Sales
Thomas Corley President, Retail and Established Brands
Kristina Cole President, Sales and Chief Customer Officer Danone North America
Regenia Stein Principal Ingenuity Consulting
Michael Guanella Product Manager
Mark Traverse Region Vice President
Grant Stallknecht Region Vice President, Emerging Post Consumer Brands
Jason Stewart Region Vice President, Morning Food Sales Kellogg Company
Lyndsay Rogers Region Vice President, Morning Foods Sales Kellogg Company
Chad Thompson Regional Account Manager
Lori Brown Regional Business Director
Tom Larson Regional Business Director
Dale Weikel Regional Business Manager
Joseph Banas Regional Business Manager, Central
Lee Beane Regional Business Manager, East
David Wydman Regional Director, Grocery
David Johnson Regional Sales Manager, Mid Atlantic
Frank Duffy Regional Vice President Sales, Eastern Region McCormick & Company, Inc.
Craig Reynolds Regional Vice President, Sales, Western Region McCormick & Company, Inc.
Bill Loneman Retail Merchandising and Marketing Executive
Dave Jones Retired
Ryan Newhart Sales Development Manager
Steve Falso Sales Director
Randy Kemp Sales Director
Patrick Walsh Senior Advisor FMI
Leonard Corpora Senior Category Manager, Grocery
Matthew Gorman Senior Channel Development Manager
Gilles Mellet Senior Consultant Strategic Resource Group
Cindi Wick Senior Customer Engagement Manager
Mary Bohannon Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Brad Einck Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Keith Lea Senior Customer Manager
Yan Lo Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Eric Loper Senior Customer Manager
William McEwen Senior Customer Manager
Bridget Skoog Senior Customer Manager
Lindsay Smith Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Paul Wildermuth Senior Customer Manager General Mills, Inc.
Anna Robins Senior Customer Marketing Manager
Jeff Vogel Senior Customer Sales Manager
Bruce Evans Senior Director of Sales Georgia-Pacific
Wanette Wise Senior Director Region Accounts
Julie Nee Senior Director Strategic Food Customers
Peter Collins Senior Director, Business Development & Membership FMI
Joan Francolini Senior Director, Customer Marketing
Mark Hojnicki Senior Director, Customer Supply Chain Conagra Brands
William Rossi Senior Director, Geographic Food Customers
Mike Deranleau Senior Director, Region Accounts Kellogg Company
Fred Buehler Senior Director, Region Accounts, Sales
Deb Friedman Senior Director, Sales Danone North America
Gerald Yacavone Senior Director, Sales Georgia-Pacific
Chris Kelly Senior Director, Sales Central Region Accounts
Steve Hosler Senior Director, Sales Operations and Trade Relations
Sec Briselli Senior Director, Sales Strategy The Hershey Company
Amanda Jones Senior Director, Strategic Food Customers
Ron Volpe Senior Director, Strategy and Customer Development
Bradford Wyman Senior Director, Supply Chain Georgia-Pacific
Tony Patrignelli Senior Director, Trade Optimization and Customer Operations
James Flannery Senior Executive Vice President
Matthew Keller Senior Manager, Customer Development
Suzanne George CMP Senior Manager, Education
Tess Hohman Senior Manager, Industry Initiatives General Mills, Inc.
Colleen Bailey Senior Manager, Meeting Services FMI
Walter Crump Senior Promotions Manager
Paul Callahan Senior Vice President
Cameron Cloeter Senior Vice President
Steve Arnold Senior Vice President and Division Manager
Rob Ferguson Senior Vice President and General Manager
Tim Hassett Senior Vice President and GM, Away From Home and Campbell North America and Chief Customer Officer
Brian Duff Senior Vice President, Buying and Logistics Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Scott Reily Senior Vice President, Logistics
William Mayo Senior Vice President, Logistics, Technology and Engineering Wakefern Food Corp.
Curtis Funk Senior Vice President, Merchandising Lunds Food Holdings, Inc.
Kip Faulhaber Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing Laurel Grocery Co., LLC
Richard Gunn Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Marketing
Dan Fudger Senior Vice President, Merchandising and Supply Chain Trade Relations C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Craig Clasen Senior Vice President, Retail Business Development
Tim Bernard Senior Vice President, Sales
Jerry Cook Senior Vice President, Sales
Jim Donzelli Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
David Merritt Senior Vice President, Sales Conagra Brands
Kurt Mueller Senior Vice President, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Jesse Garcia Senior Vice President, Sales and CCO Post Consumer Brands
John Torru Senior Vice President, Sales and Market Development
Rich Desimone Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Alpha 1 Marketing, Inc.
Steven Goodyear Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing Southeastern Mills
Andrew Benson Senior Vice President, Sales CytoSport Hormel Foods Corporation
Jim Holton Senior Vice President, Sales, Snacks Kellogg Company
Ian O'Donnell Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
Kristy Vigil Senior Vice President, US Grocery & Natural Kind Snacks
Jeff Holdsworth Sourcing Strategy Group Manager Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
John Mayer Strategic Advisor
Shane Balcik Strategic Planning Manager Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Scott Andrews Supply Chain Manager Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Joe Brown Team Lead Regional Food
Greg Bailey Team Lead Regional Food, West
Mike Burkett Team Lead, Regional Food South
George Giorno Team Leader
Mike Haynes Team Leader
Michael McCusker Team Leader
Chip Vineyard Team Leader Nestle USA, Inc.
Joseph Mercer Team Leader DelHaize, MidAtlantic
Mark Zielinski Team Leader East, Grocery
Robert Digrigoli Team Leader, Albertsons
Rich McCloskey Team Leader, East Direct
Tom Gaugert Team Leader, Supervalu
Johnny Naranjo Team Leader, West Direct
Jack Cloherty Vice President
Kathie Day Vice President
Jim Curl Vice President - East The Coca-Cola Company
Donna Zambo Vice President and CMO Allegiance Retail Services, LLC (Foodtown)
Paul Cooke Vice President and Director, Industry Relations
Dwight Battles Vice President and District Manager, Rochester and Southern Tier Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Tim Myers Vice President and Division Manager
Robert Rothove Vice President and Division Manager Associated Wholesale Grocers - Great Lakes Division
Thomas Hipwell Vice President and General Manager BlueTriton Brands
Scott Bolonda Vice President and General Manager, US CPD Sales and Marketing
Steve Berg Vice President and Managing Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Pete Marucci Vice President and Managing Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Donna Howard Vice President and Managing Director, Customer Facing Supply Chain
Catherine Magistrelli Vice President Non-Foods General Merchandise Wakefern Food Corp.
Chris Avery Vice President of Customer Marketing
Jeffrey Frank Vice President of Grocery Products Hormel Foods Corporation
Robert Caliendo Vice President of National Accounts, Large Format Vita Coco
Don Dyess Vice President of Procurement, Grocery, General Merchandise and HBC
Gari Estill Vice President of Sales The Grocers Supply LLC
Kristen Wallen Vice President of Sales, Alternate Channels Post Consumer Brands
Jeffrey Weston Vice President of Sales, Regional Supermarket
Rich Rosin Vice President Procurement and Merchandising Robesonia Logistics LLC
Rick Rexing Vice President Sales, National Accounts The Clorox Company
Pete Barber Vice President, Broker Sales
Brian Allen Vice President, Business Development
Luis Tejada Vice President, Business Development and Marketing
Mark Rutledge Vice President, Category Planning
Kevin Broe Vice President, Center Store
Michael Cormier Vice President, Center Store Big Y Foods, Inc.
Kevin Fitz Vice President, Center Store
Frank Schmitt Vice President, Center Store
Mark Johnson Vice President, Center Store Merchandising
Andy Knoblauch Vice President, Center Store Merchandising Coborn's, Inc.
Terry Palmisano Vice President, Center Store Sales Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)
Kristina Geier Vice President, Channel Sales Kellogg Company
Mike Galvin Vice President, Client Development Acosta
Robbie Powell Vice President, Client Development Acosta
Dennis Ford Vice President, Client Solutions
Marco Manocchio Vice President, Customer and Category Business Team, Consumer Foods The J.M. Smucker Company
Carolyn Belloni Vice President, Customer and Category Business, Pet The J.M. Smucker Company
Terry Holshouser Vice President, Customer Business Development Nestle Coffee Partners
Christopher Witte Vice President, Customer Development Tyson Foods, Inc.
Steve Schumacher Vice President, Customer Development, Supermarkets, West Unilever
Jeff Siegel Vice President, Customer Interface Group
Joseph Super Vice President, Customer Management, West
Diane Giansante Vice President, Customer Marketing and Sales Strategy
Pat Brown Vice President, Customer Supply Chain
John Coyle Vice President, Customer Supply Chain
Dave Howlett Vice President, Dairy, Deli, and Frozen Wakefern Food Corp.
Roger Story Vice President, District Manager
Tim Fieldhouse Vice President, Field Sales
Brent Cotten Vice President, Global Customer and Industry Affairs The Hershey Company
Thomas Joyce Vice President, Global Customer and Industry Affairs
John McGinty Vice President, Global Sales Advisor Nestle USA, Inc.
Jorge Pena Vice President, GM Food Channels
Brian Fischel Vice President, Grocery
James Brown Vice President, Grocery Sales
Dennis Noone Vice President, Grocery Sales
Gary Roland Vice President, Grocery Sales
Nancy Hill Vice President, HQCM Consumer Products
Karen Boriskey Vice President, Human Resources Hy-Vee, Inc.
Dennis Belcastro Vice President, Industry Affairs and Customer Development Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Brian Lernihan Vice President, Industry and Customer Development
Rick Brindle Vice President, Industry Development Mondelez International
Bill Masterson Vice President, Large Store and Central Region
Robert Maybee Vice President, Loyalty and Insights Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Tommy Baroody Vice President, Managing Director Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Nigel Blackhall Vice President, Managing Director
Rick Ellis Vice President, Marketing
James Messer Vice President, Merchandising
Ken Hathaway Vice President, Merchandising Non-Perishable
Jane Novak-Cook Vice President, North America Grocery
Peter Wyman Vice President, North American Sales
Bob Lutz Vice President, Procurement
John Collier Vice President, Promotional Buying
Dave Brady Vice President, Regional Accounts
Ern Sherman Vice President, Retail Industry Affairs
Frank Puleo Vice President, Retail Marketing and Services
James Tupy Vice President, Retail Sales Jennie-O Turkey Store
Jim Amerio Vice President, Sales
Timothy O'Neill Vice President, Sales
Patrick Schwab Vice President, Sales Hormel Foods Corporation
Jerry Smola Vice President, Sales
Brad Thomas Vice President, Sales - South
Dave Haffner Vice President, Sales - West
Robert Lim Vice President, Sales - West
Martin Heaney Vice President, Sales East Mondelez International
Cass Black Vice President, Sales South Mondelez International
Brett Van de Bovenkamp Vice President, Sales Strategy and Capabilities Tyson Foods, Inc.
Wendy Hubbeling Vice President, Sales, Safeway Account
Ed Landry Vice President, Sales, U.S. Consumer Foods
Victor Chiono Vice President, Sales, West U.S.
Bruce Brown Vice President, Strategy and Planning Kellogg Company
Tim Quinn Vice President, Trade Development
Lohr LeSueur Vice President, Trade Marketing
James Jones Vice President, Trade Relations Big Heart Pet Brands
Randy Sullins Vice President, Trade Relations
John Seeberger Vice President, U.S. Grocery
Dominic Strada Vice President, U.S. Retail Sales Nestle Nutrition
William Frazer Vice President, U.S. Sales Strategy and Operations Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Gary Spinazze Vice President, Vendor Relations
Greg Oldright Vice President, VMC Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
David Wurm Vice President, Walmart and Sam's Club General Mills, Inc.
Greg Hasper Vice President, Wholesale Post Consumer Brands
Robert Bukovec Vice-President Strategic Growth Capabilities Tyson Foods, Inc.
John Martino VP, Sales and Operations BlueTriton Brands