About Us

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
(Chair)
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)
Harris Teeter LLC     
Matthews, NC

Mr. J.H. Campbell Jr. photo

    

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

Mr. Kevin Davis photo

    

Mr. Kevin Davis
(Vice-Chair)
Bristol Farms, Inc.     
Carson, CA

Mr. Randy Edeker photo

    

Mr. Randy Edeker
(Vice-Chair)
Hy-Vee, Inc.     
West Des Moines, IA

Mr. Darioush Khaledi photo

    

Mr. Darioush Khaledi
(Vice-Chair)
K.V. Mart Co.     
Anaheim, CA

Mr. Russell T. Lund III photo

    

Mr. Russell T. Lund III
(Vice-Chair)
Lund Food Holdings, Inc.     
Edina, MN

Mr. Randall Onstead photo

    

Mr. Randall Onstead
(Vice-Chair)
Bi-Lo Holdings, LLC     
Jacksonville, FL

Mr. Joseph Sheridan photo

    

Mr. Joseph Sheridan
(Vice-Chair)
Wakefern Food Corporation     
Keasbey, NJ

Ms. Colleen J. Wegman photo

    

Ms. Colleen J. Wegman
(Vice-Chair)
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 Inc.     
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
H-E-B     
San Antonio, TX

Mr. Michael A. Bozzuto photo

    

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

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. Rudy Dory photo

    

Mr. Rudy Dory
Newport Avenue Market     
Bend, OR

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
SUPERVALU INC.     
Minneapolis, MN

Mr. Justin Dye photo

    

Mr. Justin Dye
New Albertson's, Inc.     
Boise, ID

Mr. Ron Edenfield photo

    

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

Mr. Robert Edwards photo

    

Mr. Robert Edwards
Safeway Inc.     
Pleasanton, CA

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. 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
Biography

Mr. Louis Katopodis photo

    

Mr. Louis Katopodis
Fiesta Mart, Inc.     
Houston, TX

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. J. Christopher Michael photo

    

Mr. J. Christopher Michael
Associated Wholesalers, Inc.     
Robesonia, PA

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. Gary M. Rodkin photo

    

Mr. Gary M. Rodkin
ConAgra Foods, Inc.     
Omaha, NE

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. Jack Sinclair photo

    

Mr. Jack Sinclair
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.     
Bentonville, AR

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

Ms. Stephanie Skylar photo

    

Ms. Stephanie Skylar
Chief Super Market, Inc.     
Defiance, OH

Mr. Jonathan Slawsby Esq. photo

    

Mr. Jonathan Slawsby Esq.
Madison Food Corp.     
Brockton, MA

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

Mr. Stanley Zabar photo

    

Mr. Stanley Zabar
Zabar's & Co. Inc     
New York, NY

Ms. Cidney B. McNeil photo

    

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