Advisory Councils

Education Leadership Advisory Council

Brent Beebe

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Retailer)
Bartell Drug Company

Amy McAnarney

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Supplier)
Hallmark Cards

Mark Deuschle

Immediate Past Chair
Navajo Incorporated

Dennis Belcastro

VP Industry & Customer Development
Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Scott Bradshaw

Executive VP Sales
Bradshaw Home

Jim Buchta

Vice President Business Development

Jackson Collins

Senior Director, Enterprise Insights
CVS Health

Stephen Davis

Dir. of Center Store, GM/HBC
& Grocery Non-Foods
Weis Markets, Inc.

Peter Fahrenkopf

VP Household/Stationery
& Canada Sales
ShurTech Brands, LLC

Chris Jobes

Dir., Health & Wellness
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc.

Cortland LaMee

Divisional Vice President
Meredith Retail

Andrew McQuilkin

BHDP Architecture

Richard Radatovich

Dir. of Sales Natl. Accts.
BIC Corporation

Bob Richardson

Dir. of Sales, Cust. & Ind. Dvlpmt.
Clorox/Burt’s Bees

Dave Sutton

Board of Directors Liaison President
Valu Merchandisers Company

David Wendland

VP Strategic Relations
Hamacher Resource Group, Inc.

Rodey Wing


General Merchandise Advisory Council

Rick Cicero

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Retailer)
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

Derek Winters

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Supplier)
Willert Home Products, Inc.

John Castillo

Immediate Past Chair
Energizer Holdings Inc.

David Barker

Executive Vice President &
Chief Marketing Officer
Readerlink Distribution Services, LLC

Sheri Best

Business Unit Director/DMM

Richard Boyd

Cat. Specialist – GM/HBC/Candy
Associated Grocers, Inc. – Baton Rouge

Jim Connolly

Executive Sales Manager

David Forsman

Senior VP of Sales

Alicia Fox

National Account Manager
Big Time Products, LLC

Ben Glazer

Director of Sales
The Libman Company

John Grazen

Team Lead – National Food
BIC Corporation

Shannon Kincade

Director of General Merchandise
Harps Food Stores, Inc

Michelle King

VP Sales, Southeast USA
F & M Merchant Group

Michael Kirchwehm

Innovative Exchange, LLC

Bob Kurland

National Sales Vice
Blue Mountain Arts

David Lowe

Vice President
PIC Corporation

Scott Mounce

Director of GM/HBC Operations
Niemann Foods, Inc.

David Sarnoff

Handi-Foil Corporatio

Daniel Seehoff

CEO and Co-Founder

Michael Sims

VP of Development
Far East Brokers and Consultants, Inc.

Mona Smalley

Vice President of Sales
Bradshaw Home

John Thain

National Business Manager
ShurTech Brands, LLC

Kirk VanRoekel

Division Vice President Health & Beauty
Navajo Incorporated

Christopher Vosbikia

Senior VP National accounts
Storemaxx, INC.

Health Beauty and Wellness Advisory Council

Joe Kirby

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Retailer)
Imperial Distributors, Inc

Thomas Rinck

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Supplier)
GSK Consumer Healthcare

Les Hamilton

Immediate Past Chair
Hyland’s, Inc.

Chris Calloway

General Manager
Perrigo Company

Barry Craft

VP Marketing, Merchandising and Procurement
The Kroger Company

Louis Donadio

Vice President of Field Sales
The Nature’s Bounty Co.

Luigi Fata

Vice President of Sales
E. T. Browne Drug Co., Inc.

George Fiscus

Managing Partner
F & M Merchant Groupy

Jill Giannini Fitzgerald

Vice President at Market Performance Group
Market Performance Group

Harvey Goodman

VP of Sales
Dickinson Brands, Inc.

Mary Beth Goodman

Director of Sales
Bayer Consumer Health

Tammy Marlowe

Sr. Category Manager
Associated Food Stores, Inc./Corp

Virginia Pigeaire

Business Lead – West
The Emerson Group

Isaac Shapiro

IMS Trading, LLC

Kelly Straub

Senior Director of Sales

Jon Visser

Chief Revenue Officer

Retail Tomorrow Advisory Council

Derek Gaskins

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Retailer)

Mariya Zorotovich

Advisory Council Co-Chair (Supplier)

Mark Ciccone

Immediate Past Chair

Michael Carter

Head of Business Development
BGJ Group

Alison Castillo

Director of Industry Relations & Sustainable Living

Mark Deuschle

Navajo Incorporated

Craig Dubitsky

Chief Innovation Strategist

Tom Furphy

CEO & Managing Partner
Consumer Equity Partners

Nancy Giordano

Play Big Inc.

Sterling Hawkins

Co-CEO & Co-Founder

Clint Johnson

VP of Center Store Operations
Topco Associates LLC

Ankit Patel

VP, Merchandising
Boxed Wholesale