A unique 40 person board of governors made up of chief executive officers and senior executives from many national food and related products firms provide direction, counsel, planning and financial support to the Academy.

President and CEO
Kings Super Markets, Inc

VP, Procurement
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.

VP and General Manager
Pennington Quality Market

(Ex Officio) Executive Director
Academy of Food Marketing
Saint Joseph's University

Bruce Allen

Vice President — Sales — Convenience and Foodservice

General Mills, Inc.

Geoff Betrus

Senior Director of Customer Development

Johnson & Johnson

Dan Croce

Senior Vice President East Division

Sprouts Farmers Market

Tim Anhorn

Dollar General

Dr. Jeanne F. Brady

(Ex officio) Provost & Vice President/Academic Affairs

Saint Joseph’s University

Neill Crowley

Pathmark Stores, Inc. (ret'd)

Saint Joseph’s University Haub School of Business

Stan Barrasso

Senior Vice President — Customer Teams

Acosta Sales and Marketing

Jude Brautigan

Vice President, Grocery

Bayer U.S.

Richard A. Del Viscio

Senior Vice President & General Manager U.S. Customer Development

Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Keith Bethel

Chief Growth Officer

Aramark Corporation

Daniel T. Cassidy

President & CEO

Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc.

Dr. Joseph DiAngelo

(Ex officio) Dean

Saint Joseph’s University Haub School of Business

Louis J. Eni, Jr.

President & CEO

Dietz & Watson, Inc.

Dave Jones

Vice President, Industry Initiatives

Kellogg, USA

Alan Levitan


IFM Corp.

Antony J. Ferolie

Chief Executive Officer

ESM Ferolie

Jack Kelly


KG Associates

Maria Machita

Vice President, Consumer Sales and Marketing

Domino Foods, Inc.

Kim Gray

Vice President Merchandise/Marketing

ACME Markets

Edward Kuehnle

President (retired)

Catalina Marketing Corporation

John Machuzick


General Mills, Inc.

Matthew Gutermuth


G7 Leadership Development & Consulting LLC

George Knobloch

Chief Operating Officer

Key Food Stores Co-Operative, Inc.

Pete Marucci

Vice President/Managing Director

Nestlé Purina PetCare

William J. Mayo

Senior Vice President of Logistics, Technology & Engineering

Wakefern Food Corporation

J.M. Procacci

Chief Executive Officer

Procacci Brothers Sales Corporation

Kurt Schertle

Chief Operating Officer

Weis Markets, Inc.

Tom McAloon

Zone Vice President

Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.

Dr. Mark C. Reed

(Ex officio) President

Saint Joseph’s University

Michael P. Senackerib

CEO and Co-Founder

Farm & Oven Snacks, Inc.

John A. Ponnett

Senior Vice President, Store Operations

Giant/Martin’s Division

Rick J. Saker

Vice President of Operations

Saker ShopRites, Inc.

Mike Sherlock

Senior Vice President, Chief Product Marketing Officer

Wawa, Inc.

  Leslie G. Sarasin

President and CEO

Food Marketing Institute

Bill Simon

Vice President, Sales USCPD

McCormick & Company, Inc.

Neil Strong

Vice President, Café Operations

Barnes & Noble

Kimberly Treece

Regional Vice President

Walgreen Co.