Meet IFDA Members
Build business, improve profitability, and engage with leading companies in foodservice.
As a member of IFDA, their are many opportunities for people to engage for the benefit of their company, for their own personal development, or for the benefit of the industry at large.
This page will help you meet people from four different IFDA Distributor member companies, and hear how some of the ways they engage through IFDA. These short stories illustrate how participation in IFDA can benefit your company and benefit you personally.
Meet Diane Chandler
Diane Chandler is executive vice president of Martin Bros. Distributing Company, a broadline distributor that operates a single distribution center from their headquarters in Cedar Falls, IA. The company’s distribution area includes Iowa and seven states surrounding it.
Meet Mark Engdahl
Mark Engdahl is the vice president of foodservice operations at Shamrock Foods. Shamrock Foods Company is the umbrella for Shamrock Farms, one of the largest dairies in the Southwest, and Shamrock Foods, one of the top 10 largest foodservice distribution companies in the United States. Headquartered in Phoenix, Shamrock serves customers in ten states from seven distribution centers.
Meet Shirley Abderrazzaq
Shirley Abderrazzaq joined Ben E. Keith Foods as a Healthcare Specialist nearly 20 years ago. She then moved into the National Accounts Department, and in the fall of 2011 became the director of food safety. Ben E. Keith Foods is a broadline foodservice distributor headquartered in Dallas/Fort Worth and serves eleven states with 8 distribution centers throughout the southwest. The parent company, Ben E. Keith Co., also operates a beverage division that includes 14 DCs.
Meet Joe Adams
Joe Adams is the vice president of sales and purchasing, and oversees the companies sales group at Honor Foods. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, and is a redistributor in the mid-Atlantic region that serves customers stretching from Virginia through Maine and westward through Ohio.