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IFDA Announces 2023 Board of Directors

Today, the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) announced its 2023 Board of Directors. The board includes leaders from a broad cross-section of the industry from national and regional to family-owned and publically traded distributors. The IFDA board provides strategic direction on critical industry issues and sets priorities for the association to help IFDA members thrive in an ever-changing landscape.

“IFDA is fortunate to have such remarkable leaders on our Board whose vision, unique perspective and combined talents strengthen our industry and our association,” said Mark S. Allen, President and CEO of IFDA. “I look forward to collaborating with them in the years to come.”
IFDA Officers

Rich Wolowski, Chair
President & CEO
Gordon Food Service
Mark Harman, Treasurer
Stanz Foodservice / Troyer Foods
Suzanne Rajczi, Vice Chair
Ginsberg’s Foods, Inc.
Mark S. Allen
President & CEO

Board of Directors

Susan Adzick
McLane Foodservice, Inc.
Stephen Push
Chairman & CEO
Legacy Foodservice Alliance
Bill Conrad *
CEO & President
Prime Source Foods
John Reisigl
President – Cheney Riviera
Cheney Brothers, Inc.
Joel Grade *
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Sysco Corporation
John Renzi
Renzi Foodservice, Inc.
Russell Hata
Chairman, President & CEO
Y. Hata & Co., Ltd.
Susan Ryan
Upper Lakes Foods, Inc.
Craig Hoskins
(Former Board Chairman)
President and CEO – Foodservice
Performance Food Group
Rick Robertson *
President and CEO
Dennis Food Service
Kellie Janssen
Henry’s Foods, Inc.
Bob Stewart
UniPro Foodservice, Inc.
Rick Jensen
Harbor Foods
Mike Sweet
Ben E. Keith Foods
Bruce Kern*
President, CAC JFS
Curtze Food Service
Joe Tracy
Dot Foods, Inc.
Bill Lewis
President and CEO
F.A.B., Inc. Frosty Acres Brands
Daniel Van Eerden
President & CEO
Van Eerden Foodservice
W. Kent McClelland
President & CEO
Shamrock Foods Company
Terry Walsh
Southwest Traders, Inc.
Peter Mouskondis
President & CEO
Nicholas & Company, Inc.
Chris Pappas
President & CEO
The Chefs’ Warehouse

*New IFDA Board Member    

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About the International Foodservice Distributors Association
The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) is the premier trade organization representing the $303 billion foodservice distribution industry and the 350,000 people it employs. This industry ensures a safe and efficient supply of food and products to more than one million restaurants and foodservice outlets in the U.S. every day. For more information, visit