Board of Directors

In accordance with the bylaws, FMI's directors are selected to represent the entire membership by size and type of business geographical location.

The objective of the FMI Board is to promote and carry out the objectives and purposes of FMI, as set forth in the Mission, Bylaws and Articles of Incorporation; to represent the total and varied membership of FMI; to establish major policies for FMI; to demonstrate a model of an active, participative and sharing membership; to appoint the president; and to provide industry leadership.

Mr. Jerry Garland photo


Mr. Jerry Garland
Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc.     
Kansas City, KS

Ms. Leslie G. Sarasin Esq., CAE photo


Ms. Leslie G. Sarasin Esq., CAE
(President and CEO)
Food Marketing Institute     
Arlington, VA

Mr. Frederick J. Morganthall II photo


Mr. Frederick J. Morganthall II
(Past Chair)
The Kroger Co.     
Cincinnati, OH

Mr. J.H. Campbell Jr. photo


Mr. J.H. Campbell Jr.
Associated Grocers, Inc. (LA)     
Baton Rouge, LA

Mr. Kevin Davis photo


Mr. Kevin Davis
Bristol Farms, Inc.     
Carson, CA

Mr. Rudy Dory photo


Mr. Rudy Dory
Newport Avenue Market     
Bend, OR

Mr. Randy Edeker photo


Mr. Randy Edeker
Hy-Vee, Inc.     
West Des Moines, IA

Mr. Darioush Khaledi photo


Mr. Darioush Khaledi
K.V. Mart Co.     
Anaheim, CA

Mr. Russell T. Lund III photo


Mr. Russell T. Lund III
Lund Food Holdings, Inc.     
Edina, MN

Mr. Joseph Sheridan photo


Mr. Joseph Sheridan
Wakefern Food Corporation     
Keasbey, NJ

Ms. Colleen J. Wegman photo


Ms. Colleen J. Wegman
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.     
Rochester, NY

Mr. F. Steven Albrecht photo


Mr. F. Steven Albrecht
The Fred W. Albrecht Grocery Co.     
Akron, OH

Mr. Martin Arter photo


Mr. Martin Arter
Affiliated Foods Midwest Cooperative, Inc.     
Norfolk, NE

Mr. Robert W. Baesler photo


Mr. Robert W. Baesler
Baesler's Market     
Terre Haute, IN

Mr. David Ball photo


Mr. David Ball
Ball's Price Chopper/Hen House Markets     
Kansas City, KS

Mr. Brandon Barnholt photo


Mr. Brandon Barnholt
KeHE Distributors     
Naperville, IL

Mr. Rob Bartels photo


Mr. Rob Bartels
Martin's Super Markets, Inc.     
South Bend, IN

Mr. Mark Batenic photo


Mr. Mark Batenic
IGA, INC.     
Chicago, IL

Mr. Richard Beckwith photo


Mr. Richard Beckwith
Fareway Stores, Inc.     
Boone, IA

Mr. S. Neal Berube photo


Mr. S. Neal Berube
Associated Food Stores, Inc.     
Salt Lake City, UT

Ms. Carole F. Bitter Ph.D. photo


Ms. Carole F. Bitter Ph.D.
Friedman's Freshmarkets     
Butler, PA

Mr. Craig Boyan photo


Mr. Craig Boyan
San Antonio, TX

Mr. Michael A. Bozzuto photo


Mr. Michael A. Bozzuto
Bozzuto's Inc.     
Cheshire, CT

Mr. Steve Bratspies photo


Mr. Steve Bratspies
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.     
Bentonville, AR

Mr. Brad W. Brookshire photo


Mr. Brad W. Brookshire
Brookshire Grocery Company     
Tyler, TX

Mr. Jack H. Brown photo


Mr. Jack H. Brown
Stater Bros. Markets     
San Bernardino, CA

Mr. Gregory B. Calhoun photo


Mr. Gregory B. Calhoun
Calhoun Enterprises, Inc.     
Montgomery, AL

Mr. Chris Coborn photo


Mr. Chris Coborn
Coborn's, Incorporated     
St. Cloud, MN

Mr. Joseph S. Colalillo photo


Mr. Joseph S. Colalillo
ShopRite of Hunterdon County, Inc.     
Flemington, NJ

Mr. William E. Crenshaw photo


Mr. William E. Crenshaw
Publix Super Markets, Inc.     
Lakeland, FL

Mr. Roger Croshaw photo


Mr. Roger Croshaw
Bert's Red Apple Market, Inc.     
Seattle, WA

Mr. Frank Curci photo


Mr. Frank Curci
Tops Markets, LLC     
Buffalo, NY

Mr. Charles L. D'Amour photo


Mr. Charles L. D'Amour
Big Y Foods, Inc.     
Springfield, MA

Mr. Dennis Darling photo


Mr. Dennis Darling
Foods ETC.     
Clearlake, CA

Mr. Timothy J. Devanney photo


Mr. Timothy J. Devanney
Highland Park Market, Inc.     
Manchester, CT

Mr. J. Alexander M. Douglas Jr. photo


Mr. J. Alexander M. Douglas Jr.
The Coca-Cola Company     
Atlanta, GA

Mr. Sam Duncan photo


Mr. Sam Duncan
Eden Prairie, MN

Mr. Justin Dye photo


Mr. Justin Dye
Albertsons Companies, Inc.     
Boise, ID

Mr. Ron Edenfield photo


Mr. Ron Edenfield
Wayfield Foods, Inc.     
Lithia Springs, GA

Mr. Dennis Eidson photo


Mr. Dennis Eidson
SpartanNash Company     
Grand Rapids, MI

Mr. Wesley F. Eubanks photo


Mr. Wesley F. Eubanks
The Pictsweet Company     
Bells, TN

Mr. Brian George photo


Mr. Brian George
Alex Lee, Inc.     
Hickory, NC

Mr. Jerel Golub photo


Mr. Jerel Golub
Price Chopper Supermarkets     
Schenectady, NY

Mr. Oscar Gonzalez photo


Mr. Oscar Gonzalez
Northgate Gonzalez Market     
Anaheim, CA

Mr. Greg Gregerson photo


Mr. Greg Gregerson
Gregerson's Foods, Inc.    
Gadsden, AL

Mr. Paul Grimwood photo


Mr. Paul Grimwood
Nestlé USA, Inc.     
Glendale, CA

Mr. Thomas Heinen photo


Mr. Thomas Heinen
Heinen's Fine Foods, Inc.     
Cleveland, OH

Mr. Robert Hill photo


Mr. Robert Hill
Acosta Sales & Marketing, Inc.     
Jacksonville, FL

Mr. Dave Hirz photo


Mr. Dave Hirz
Smart & Final Stores LLC     
Commerce, CA

Mr. Kevin Holt photo


Mr. Kevin Holt
Delhaize America     
Salisbury, NC

Mr. Thomas M. Honer photo


Mr. Thomas M. Honer
Harvest Market     
Fort Bragg, CA

Mr. Robert P. Ingle II photo


Mr. Robert P. Ingle II
Ingles Markets, Inc.     
Asheville, NC

Mr. Dean Janeway Jr. photo


Mr. Dean Janeway Jr.
Key Food Stores Co-operative, Inc.     
Staten Island, NY

Mr. Henry Johnson photo


Mr. Henry Johnson
W. Lee Flowers & Co., Inc.     
Lake City, SC

Mr. Darrell Jones photo


Mr. Darrell Jones
Overwaitea Food Group     
Langley, BC, Canada

Mr. Neil Kudrinko photo


Mr. Neil Kudrinko
Kudrinko's Ltd.     
Westport, ON, Canada

Mr. Robert M. Ling Jr. photo


Mr. Robert M. Ling Jr.
Unified Grocers, Inc.     
Commerce, CA

Mr. Anthony Longo photo


Mr. Anthony Longo
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.     
Vaughan, ON, Canada

Mr. Brandt C. Louie photo


Mr. Brandt C. Louie
H.Y. Louie Co., Ltd.     
Burnaby, BC, Canada

Mr. John Lucot photo


Mr. John Lucot
Giant Eagle, Inc.     
Pittsburgh, PA

Mr. Robert A. Mariano photo


Mr. Robert A. Mariano
Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.     
Milwaukee, WI

Mr. Tokutaro Masui photo


Mr. Tokutaro Masui
Kinokuniya Co., Ltd.     
Tokyo, Japan

Mr. Norman C. Mayne photo


Mr. Norman C. Mayne
Dorothy Lane Market, Inc.     
Dayton, OH

Mr. James E. McCann photo


Mr. James E. McCann
Ahold USA     
Carlisle, PA

Mr. Hendrik Meijer photo


Mr. Hendrik Meijer
Meijer, Inc.     
Grand Rapids, MI

Mr. Frans Muller photo


Mr. Frans Muller
Delhaize Group     
Brussels, Belgium

Mr. Michael Needler Jr. photo


Mr. Michael Needler Jr.
Fresh Encounter, Inc.     
Findlay, OH

Mr. Ken Nemeth photo


Mr. Ken Nemeth
Central Grocers, Inc.     
Joliet, IL

Mr. Robert Palmer photo


Mr. Robert Palmer
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.     
Keene, NH

Mr. Dean Peterson photo


Mr. Dean Peterson
Harmons Grocery     
West Valley City, UT

Mr. Arthur Potash photo


Mr. Arthur Potash
Potash Markets     
Chicago, IL

Mr. Robert A. Prisco photo


Mr. Robert A. Prisco
Prisco's Fine Foods, Inc.     
Aurora, IL

Mr. Patrick Raybould photo


Mr. Patrick Raybould
B&R Stores, Inc.     
Lincoln, NE

Mr. Richard L. Riesbeck photo


Mr. Richard L. Riesbeck
Riesbeck Food Markets, Inc.     
St. Clairsville, OH

Mr. Todd R. Schnuck photo


Mr. Todd R. Schnuck
Schnuck Markets, Inc.     
St. Louis, MO

Mr. Jack Shakoor photo


Mr. Jack Shakoor
Jack's Super Foodtown     
Caldwell, NJ

Mr. Randall J. Skoda photo


Mr. Randall J. Skoda
Topco Associates LLC     
Elk Grove Village, IL

Mr. Mark Skogen photo


Mr. Mark Skogen
Festival Foods     
Onalaska, WI

Mr. Steven C. Smith photo


Mr. Steven C. Smith
K-VA-T Food Stores, Inc.     
Abingdon, VA

Mr. Richard Smucker photo


Mr. Richard Smucker
The J.M. Smucker Company     
Orrville, OH

Ms. Judy Spires photo


Ms. Judy Spires
AG Supermarket Holdings    
Parsippany, NJ

Mr. Christy Spoa Sr. photo


Mr. Christy Spoa Sr.
Ellwood City Save-A-Lot     
Ellwood City, PA

Mr. Mike Stone photo


Mr. Mike Stone
Mollie Stone's Markets     
Mill Valley, CA

Mr. Mark A. Wagner photo


Mr. Mark A. Wagner
Walgreen Co.     
Deerfield, IL

Mr. Jonathan Weis photo


Mr. Jonathan Weis
Weis Markets, Inc.     
Sunbury, PA

Ms. Lauri Youngquist photo


Ms. Lauri Youngquist
Knowlan's Super Markets, Inc.     
Vadnais Heights, MN

Ms. Cidney B. McNeil photo


Ms. Cidney B. McNeil
(Staff Coordinator)
Food Marketing Institute     
Arlington, VA