IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame honors the execptional careers

and contributions of hard-working professional drivers

TDC_HOF_LOGO.jpgThe International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) announced the 40 inductees for the 2020 class of the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. Since its inception, IFDA has worked tirelessly with its member companies to promote a culture of safety. This program casts a spotlight on the industry's top drivers for their outstanding records of service and safety.

“The past few months have proven just how essential these hard-working professionals are to our economy, national security, and way of life. They are truly unsung heroes,” said Mark S. Allen, President and CEO of IFDA. “These exceptionally skilled drivers ensure a safe and efficient food supply for professional kitchens across the country even during the hardest of times.”

There are over 130,000 foodservice distribution drivers currently on the road, but only those with the best safety records and longevity of service qualify for the IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame. To be eligible, the driver must have at least 25 years of employment with an IFDA member company with no chargeable accidents and may not have any moving violations within the last 5 years.

2020 IFDA Truck Driver Hall of Fame Inductees

Chris Anderson
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 27
 
Jeff Bonner
Sysco Cleveland
Years of Service: 26
 
Rick Carbiener
Martin Brothers Distributing Co., Inc.
Years of Service: 26
 
Robert Elliott
Feeser's
Years of Service: 28
 
Ronald Hedrick
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 32
 
Carl Kieffer
Performance Food Service
Years of Service: 35
 
Merlyn Kincannon
Sysco Spokane
Years of Service: 25
 
Raymond Knapp
Eby-Brown Co. LLC
Years of Service: 30
 
Edward Laforge
Reinhart Foodservice LLC
Years of Service: 25
 
Steve Light
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 30
 
Mark Mayfield
Eby-Brown Co. LLC
Years of Service: 30
 
Ricky Mitchell
Sysco Foods Services of Virginia
Years of Service: 31
 
John Nagle
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 38
 
Timmy Parsley
Performance Food Group Customized Division
Years of Service: 26
 
Timothy Roberts
Gordon Food Service
Years of Service: 37
 
Kevin Schwartz
Reinhart Foodservice LLC
Years of Service: 28
 
Gary Stubblefield
Sysco North Texas
Years of Service: 36
 
Paul Terrell
Ben E. Keith
Years of Service: 25
 
Rodney Wise
Kast Distributors
Years of Service: 25
 
Gary Youngs
Curtze Food Service
Years of Service: 38
 
Lorenzo Aspa
Y. Hata & Company, Ltd
Years of Service: 31
 
Joseph Brotherton
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 29
 
James Daniels
Dot Foods, Inc.
Years of Service: 26
 
Harold Folkema
Gordon Food Service
Years of Service: 33
 
Ardeen Iverson
Sysco Foods
Years of Service: 29
 
Tom Kilman
Performance Food Service
Years of Service: 35
 
Gale Klocke
Martin Brothers Distributing Co., Inc.
Years of Service: 28
 
Gregory Kriewaldt
Reinhart Foodservice LLC
Years of Service: 25
 
John Lannholm
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 35
 
Luis "Alfredo" Lopez
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 45
 
Stephen Milewski
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 26
 
Matthew Moran
Performance Foodservice NorthCenter
Years of Service: 29
 
Thomas Olivent
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 33
 
Edwin Ridge
PFG - Vistar
Years of Service: 31
 
Don Saugstad
Gordon Food Service
Years of Service: 31
 
Randy Severin
Upper Lakes Foods
Years of Service: 37
 
Chad Tadych
Sysco Western Minnesota
Years of Service: 26
 
Gregory Williams
PFG - Somerset
Years of Service: 25
 
Cleveland Wright
Performance Food Service
Years of Service: 29
 
William Zickus
McLane Foodservice
Years of Service: 30