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WFF Updates Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The Women’s Foodservice Forum introduced its executive committee and eight incoming board members for 2019. 

The following individuals will comprise WFF’s 2019 Executive Committee:

ï       WFF Board Chair: Denny Marie Post, CEO, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews

ï       WFF Chair-Elect: Salli Setta, president, Red Lobster

  • WFF Treasurer: Kathleen Ciaramello, president, Foodservice & On-Premise, Coca-Cola North America
  • Member At Large: Carla Balakgie, president & CEO, National Automatic Merchandising Association
  • Member At Large: Ryan Elwart, senior vice president, Global Sales, Georgia-Pacific
  • Member At Large: Chris Roberts, executive vice president and COO, Dairy Foods, Land O’Lakes, Inc.
  • Member At Large: Tracy Skeans, chief transformation and people officer, Yum! Brands, Inc.

The following individuals joined the WFF Board of Directors for 2019:

  • Blaine Hurst, CEO and president for Panera Bread
  • Katherine Jaspon, senior vice president, Chief Financial Officer for Dunkin’ Brands, Inc.
  • Sarah King, chief human resources officer for Darden Restaurants
  • Ann Mamer Lloyd, senior vice president, marketing for Ecolab
  • Shawn O'Grady, group president, convenience and foodservice; senior vice president, global revenue development for General Mills
  • Jennifer Williamson, senior vice president, brand and communications for Sodexo
  • Loraine Yalch, senior vice president, client solutions group and business development for ARMADA Supply Chain Solutions
  • Anita Zielinski, senior vice president, and chief accounting officer for Sysco Corporation

All new WFF Board members will serve two successive, three-year terms that will run through Dec. 31, 2024.

Other members of the WFF Board of Directors include:

  • Susan Adzick (Immediate Past Chair), sr. vice president of sales and strategic relationships McLane Foodservice, Inc.
  • Rob Dugas, chief procurement officer, vice president, Chick-fil-A
  • Julie Juvera, vice president, crew resources, fry cook and cashier, Raising Cane's
  • Jamie McKeon, vice president of marketing, Rich Products Corporation
  • Debbie Roberts, former president, East Zone, McDonald’s USA, LLC
  • Kelli Valade, president & CEO, TDn2K
  • Rebecca J. Walsh, executive vice president, chief legal & compliance officer, Ventura Foods
  • Jennifer Williamson, senior vice president, brand and communications, Sodexo