A

John Abbene
President
BRdata Software Solutions
Mike Abbene
Cloud Services Manager
BRDATA Software Solutions
Paul Adams
President
Paul Adams & Associates
Giselle Alvarez
Vice President, Operations
Hitchcock’s Markets
Eric Anderson
Principal
AR Marketing
Julie Anderson
Director of Marketing
Fresh Encounter, Inc.
Ken Andrews
President
Millennium Data Technologies

B

Ted Balistreri
Co-Owner
Sendik's Food Markets
Jody Barrick
Vice President, Bakery / Deli
UNFI
Denny Belcastro
Vice President, Industry & Customer Collaboration
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Andrew Benzinger
Business Development Manager
AutoStore
Chris Bergsten
District Manager
Cub Foods
Chad Bersie
Director, eCommerce
UNFI
Thom Blischok
Chairman and CEO
The Dialogic Group
Jonathan Bolt
Director Digital Marketing & eCommerce
Merchants =Distributors, Inc.
Ron Bonacci
VP, Marketing & Advertising
Weis Markets

C

Ranjana Choudhry
Vice President Advertising & Social media
Wakefern Food Corp
Diana Colburn
Vice President Human Resources and Community Affairs
Cub Foods
Jamie Collins
Vice President, Marketing and Advertising
Dierberg's Markets, Inc.
Richard Comeau
Director of Programming
Hunger Free Oklahoma
Corey Conger
Sales Director, Midwest Region
HappyorNot
Steve Corradini
Head of Purchasing
1520
Kevin Coupe
Content Guy
MorningNewsBeat.com

D

Alexa Dash
Director of E-Commerce
Dash's Markets
Mike Davidson
EVP, Sales & Marketing
Buehler's Fresh Foods
Tyler Davis
Information Systems Specialist
Woodman's Markets
Douglas Denny
Instant Financial
Mark Deuschle
President
Navajo Incorporated
Jodi Drake
E-Commerce Lead, Marketing
Davis Food & Drug
Jim Dudlicek
Director, Communications and External Affairs
National Grocers Association
Steven Duffy
Sr. Vice President of Design
Cuhaci & Peterson Architects, Engineers, Planners
Michelle Dufresne
Vice President of Sales, Independent Natural Channel
KeHe Distributors

F

Greg Ferrara
President and CEO
National Grocers Association
James Floyd
The Partnering Group
John Fukumoto
Director of IT
Berkeley Bowl Marketplace
Tom Furphy
CEO and Managing Director
Consumer Equity Partners

G

Devid Ganoung
VP, Marketing
Harps Food Stores, Inc.
Chris Gindorff
Senior Manager, FSQA
Lunds/Byerlys
Diana Gorshe
Senior Director, Category Insights
Del Monte Foods, Inc.
Bob Graybill
CEO
FMS Solutions Holdings LLC
Chris Greco
Chief Executive Officer
Storewise

H

Marjan Habib
Product Manager, Cash & Logistics
Fiserv
Derek Hannum
SVP Customer Success
Repositrak
Eran Harel
VP, Corporate Development and Strategic Partnerships
APPCARD
Carol Hawkins
HR/ Labor Relations Director
Rosauers Supermarkets
Gary Hawkins
CEO
Center for Advanced Retail & Technology
Sterling Hawkins
Co-Founder, Operations & Development
Center for Advanced Retail & Technology
Doug Haworth
Vice President, Operations
Woods Supermarkets
Roger Heaston
co-founder and CTO
Refinition
Christy Hess
Director of Human Resources
Busch's, INC.
Brandon Hill
CEO & Co-founder
Vori
Yair Holtzer
Vice President, Business Developmen
Trigo
Thomas Horne
Senior E-commerce Manager
Associated Food Stores
Mike Hornigold
Executive Vice President of Digital
Accelerate360
Dennis Host
VP of Marketing
Coborns, Inc.
Heidi Huff
Vice President, Business Partnerships
IGA, Inc.

J

Todd Jensen
VP, Sales
Harmons
David Johnson
Sales DIrector
Stor.AI
Chris Jones
Director of Marketing Strategy
National Pork Board
Christopher Jones
Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Counsel
National Grocers Association

K

Lori Kanitz
Project Director, Federal Grants, Baylor Collaborative on Hunger and Poverty
Baylor University
Tim Kent
Director, Meat & Seafood Merchandising
SpartanNash
Jessie Kuhn
Director of Marketing
Dorothy Lane Market

L

Shams Lakhdhir
Director Sales Prepaid and Payroll Solutions, Money Network®
Fiserv, Inc.
Mickey Lawson
Director of Information Technology
CW Foods
Nick Lenzi
Vice President, Marketing
Lipari Foods
Scott Lewis
EVP, Operations
Harmons
Brenda Lindberg
PMO Director
Northgate Markets
Harold Lloyd
President
Harold Lloyd Presents
Sarah Ludmer
Sr. Director, KNA Wellbeing & Regulatory Affairs
The Kellogg Company
Grant Lunde
Digital Marketing Director
C&S Wholesale Grocers

M

Harvey Ma
SVP, Omni, Consumer and Retail Performance
NielsenIQ
Price Mabry
Director of Produce and Floral
HAC, Inc.
Kara Maciel
Chair, Labor • Employment Practice
Conn Maciel Carey LLP
Doug Madenberg
Principal
The Feedback Group
Ted Mason
Project Director
National Grocers Association Foundation
Chelsea Matzen
Project Manager
National Grocers Association
Jon McCormick
CEO
Market Smart RGA
Aryn McLaren
Iowa Healthiest State
Regina Medina
VP Retail Transformation
Inmar Intelligence
Michelle Mendoza
VP of Marketing & Customer Experience
Associated Supermarket Group
James Messer
President
Piggly Wiggly NC
Steve Methvin
Vice President, Product Development
DUMAC Business Systems, Inc.
Ty Moeder
Owner & CEO
Ty Moeder & Associates
Richie Morgan
President
North State Grocery, Inc.
Brian Morrison
Director of Fresh
Clark's Market
Darlene Murphy
Marketing Director
Metcalfe's Market

N

James Neumann
President
Valu Market
Nick Nickitas
founder & CEO
Rosie
Brian Numainville
Principal
The Feedback Group

O

Tim O'Conner
Project Consultant
National Grocers Association Foundation
Tony Orlando
Owner
Tony O’s Supermarket and Catering

P

Jonna Parker
Principal, IRI Fresh Center of Excellence
IRI Worldwide
Nakul Patel
President
Mt Plymouth IGA Fresh Market
Molly Pfaffenroth
Senior Director, Government Relations
National Grocers Association
Kristin Popp
Executive Vice President
Woodman's Markets
Cassandra Pye
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
Lucas Public Affairs

Q

Barry Queen
Owner
Queen's Price Chopper

R

Ajay Raina
Managing Director
Alvarez & Marsal
Shekar Raman
Founder and CEO
Birdzi, Inc.
Josh Ray
Co-founder & Chief Commercial Officer
ShopHero
Gary Redner
Chief Operating Officer
Redner’s Food Markets
Bob Richardson
Director of Sales, Customer Industry Development
The Clorox Company
Colman Roche
Vice President of Sales, E-Commerce & Retail
Swisslog
Cesar Rodriguez
Manager, Corporate Data Support
Vallarta Supermarkers
Anne-Marie Roerink
Principal
210 Analytics
John Ross
President & CEO
IGA Inc.
Robert Rybick
President and CEO
Geissler’s Supermarkets, Inc.

S

Doug Sanders
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Cardenas Markets
Michael Sansolo
PRESIDENT
Sansolo Solutions
Liz Sertl
Senior Director, Community Engagement
GS1 US
Jessica Shaw
Administrative Assistant to the CEO
Dorothy Lane Market
Mike Simonic
Managing Partner
Alvarez & Marsal
David Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Associated Wholesale Grocers
JR Stepherson
Vice President, Human Resources
Stepherson's SuperLo Foods
Neil Stern
Chief Executive Office
Good Food Holdings, Inc
Mike Stigers
Chief Executive Officer, Cub Foods
UNFI
Marti Sunderlin
Director, Category Management
Coborns, Inc.
Lisa Swanson
Communications Director
Hugo's Family Marketplace/ Hugo's Wine & Spirits

T

Orlee Tal
CEO
Stor.ai
Brad Thomas
Vice President, Customer Development-Sales Agency
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
John Thompson
President and Chief Executive Officer
ShoptoCook, LLC
Skylar Thompson
President
Market Basket Food Stores
Dennis Toney
Sales Director and Grocery Expert
Storewise
Emily Tritabaugh
Vice President of Content Strategy
Ingredient
Shawn Tuckett
Vice President of Sales and Client Services
WEBSTOP

V

Matt VanGilder
Director of Digital Marketing and Commerce
SpartanNash Company
George Veit
Store Director
Zallie - Somerset, Inc.

W

Glen Walter
Vice President, Retail Sales
Idahoan Foods
Elise Wood
Managing Partner
Refinition
Jimmy Wright
President
Wright's Markets, Inc.

Z

Donna Zambo
Vice President and CMO
Allegiance Retail Services
Laura Zappi
Director of Marketing
HAC, Inc.
Russell Zwanka
Associate Professor of Marketing
Western Michigan University