2011 State of the Industry Conference
* Please Note: Customers are listed in red


Registration List
David Clarke Stan Ehrlich
Drug Channel Leader
Josh Halpern
Director of Domestic Customer Development
Dean L. Spangler
Chairman of the Board
Amy A. Voltz Daniel Vucovich
Senior Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer
A. Gazerro & Associates, Inc.
Andrew Gazerro
President
Dolores Gazerro
 
 
AAK USA, Inc.
Drew LeBlanc
National Sales Manager
 
 
Ackley Machine Corporation
Thomas S. Lambe
Sales
 
 
Adams & Brooks, Inc.
Cindy L. Brooks
Vice President
John E. Brooks, Sr.
President
John E. Brooks, Jr.
Chief Operating Officer
Shelly Clarey
Vice President of Marketing & Sales
Steve Meisinger
Vice President Sales
 
 
ADM Cocoa
J. William Ryan
Consultant
Gert Ryan
Anthony Sepich
Director Of Sales North America
Stephanie Sepich
 
American Licorice Company
Aaron Johnson
International Business Director
John R. Kretchmer
CEO
Jennifer Martin
Director of Sales
 
 
AndSpace, Inc.
Michele Bowman
Co-Founder
 
 
Annabelle Candy Company, Inc.
Susan Karl
President/CEO
David Bruce Klabunde
Consultant
 
Anthon Berg
Per Damgaard Hansen
International Business Strategist
 
 
Army & Air Force Exchange Service
David H. Arens
Divisional Merchandise Manager
 
 
Asher's Chocolates
Jeffrey S. Asher
Owner/Vice President Sales and Marketing
Natalie Asher
Edward F. Lomas
Vice President of Sales
Barton J. McBride
Vice President of Sales, National Accounts
 
 
Associated Food Stores, Inc.
Corby Bleckert
Director of Grocery Procurement & Marketing
Chad Christensen
Category Manager - Candy, Snacks, and Beverages
Shelli Christensen
 
Atkinson Candy Company
Eric E. Atkinson
President
Sarah Atkinson
Associate Business Development Manager
 
Atkinson-Crawford Sales Co. Inc.
Bruce Gibbons
President
Karen Gibbons
Scott Gibbons
Vice President
Rayelynn Speer
Vice President
 
 
Aunt Sally's Praline Shops, Inc.
Larry Statton
CEO
Alison Statton
 
 
Bainbridge Associates, L.L.C.
Ross Bainbridge
Managing Director
 
 
Balsu USA, Inc.
Karim Azzaoui
Vice President Sales & Marketing
 
 
Barry Callebaut
Dave Johnson
President & CEO
 
 
Barry Callebaut Americas
Ben De Schryver
VP Sales - Corporate Accounts
Mark Freeman
Vice President of Food Manufacturing Sales
James G. Hagedorn
Chief Financial Officer
 
 
Bazooka Candy Brands, a Division of The Topps Company
Michael Grindstaff
Director of Broker Sales
Brian Youngs
Director of National Accounts
 
Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.
Laura A. Christian
National Accounts Manager
James H. Heinz
President & CEO
Cyndi Heinz
Paul D. Olson
VP US Flavor Sales
Nadine Sinese
 
 
Bemis Performance Packaging
Jeffrey Clark
Marketing Manager
Jane B. Kelly
Marketing Manager
Paul Sheridan
Director of WCOM Business Process
 
 
Big Y Foods, Inc.
Patrick Foley
CM - Candy, Cookie, Cracker, Condiments
Kelly Scott
 
 
Bloomer Candy Company
Jerome Nolder
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
Bosch Packaging Technology, Inc.
Robert Dono
National Sales Manager - Confectionery
 
 
Brown & Haley
Pierson E. Clair, III
Vice President of the Board and CEO
Sara Clair
 
 
Burdette Beckmann Inc.
Jack T. Anderson
Executive Vice President
Vincent Di Betta
General Manager of Special Markets
Glen M. Gauthier
Sr Director, National Accounts
Heath Hayes
General Manager of Club/Drug
Rob Maccubbin
General Manager Carolina's
Stacey C. Rutherford
Account Executive
Robert Taylor, Jr.
President
Paul Van Vleck
GM Vending
 
C-P Flexible Packaging
Kathleen L. Papke
Account Manager
 
 
Calico Cottage, Inc.
Larry Wurzel
Vice President
Elaine Gnessin
 
 
Candy Dynamics
Karen P. Windle-Burcham
President
 
 
Candy Industry Magazine
Kristine Collins
Publisher
Bernard Pacyniak
Editor-in-Chief
 
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate
Courtney LeDrew
Marketing Manager
 
 
Carlin O'Brien, Inc.
Nick Eleniak
V.P. of Sales and Strategic Initiatives
Mary Beth Geraci
Managing Partner
Jeff A. Mahler
President
 
 
Chefmaster
David Hibbs
Director of Business Development
 
 
Chocolove Co.
Timothy Moley
Owner
Kristian Yehl
 
 
Chris Candies, Inc.
Tim Rogers
President
 
 
Clasen Quality Coatings, Inc.
Kelly P. Austin
Vice President of Technical Sales
 
 
Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.
Roman Forowycz
Group President/CMO
 
 
Co-Sales Company
John Anthony
Executive Vice President
 
 
Colorcon, Inc.
Christopher J. Spontelli
Area Technical Manager
 
 
Consolidated Sales Network
David Tucci
Executive Director
 
 
Consumer Packaging Group, Inc.
Arne Sandberg
Sales Exec/Packaging Guru
 
 
Continental Concession Supplies Inc
Aaron Slonim
President
Marjorie Slonim
 
 
Core-Mark
Peter Lippe
Senior Director, Purchasing
 
 
Costco Wholesale
Timothy Rose
Sr. Vice President Merchandising – Foods & Sundries
Kristen Ruth Korell
 
 
Crosio & Associates
Russell Crosio
President
 
 
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Ed See
Principal
 
 
Dorval Trading Co., Ltd.
Roberta Cappel
President
Kal Rothman
 
 
DT & Associates, Ltd.
Douglas E. Taylor, Sr.
President/Owner
 
 
DuPont Nutrition & Health
Joan Duerr
Senior Account Manager
Michael Eliasen
Regional Product Manager Hydrocolloids
Laura Quinn
Application Technologist
Eric Reamer
Associate Industry Manager - Beverage and Confectionery
 
Dylan's Candy Bar
Dylan Lauren
Founder & CEO
Maggy Siegel
 
E-Z Mart Stores
Danna Huskey
CM - Snacks & Candy
 
 
E.A. Berg Associates
David L. Berg
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Berg
President
Daniel Gray
Regional Vice President
 
 
Elmer Chocolate
Robert A. Nelson
President
Virginia Nelson
 
 
Ensign Overseas USA Ltd. / Bon Gourmand LLC
Antoine Akar
President
 
 
Enstrom Candies, Inc.
Mary S. Groves
CFO
Robert D. Jackson
National Sales Director
Daniel E. Lively
Director of IT and Mail Order
Jamee Simons
VP of Marketing
Doug Simons
President
 
 
ESM/Ferolie
Larry Kaplan
Vice President
 
 
F&M Merchant Group LLC
Barry H. Sokol
Managing Partner/Director of Sales
 
 
Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc.
Susan Haynie
Director, Creative Services & Product Management
Lisa Matznick
Director of Marketing
Terry Mitchell
President
David Taiclet
President, Gourmet Food Group
 
Farley's & Sathers Candy Company, Inc.
Matthew Fenton
Vice President, Marketing
 
 
Ferrara Candy Company
Liam C. Killeen
Chief Marketing Officer/President of International Sales
Mark Meyer
VP Customer Marketing
Michael Sprinkle
VP of Direct Sales
 
 
Ferrero USA, Inc.
Kirk Bettes
Convenience Channel Leader
Richard G. Glasgow
Eastern Area Manager
John F. Kennington
Vice President of Sales
Marc Nissinger
Director of Customer Marketing
Michele Oberkirch
Mass Market Channel Leader
Deaton Roden
Club/Special Markets Channel Leader
 
First Source, LLC
Keith W. McDaniel
CEO
Jan McDaniel
 
 
FOCI
Josipa Paska
Managing Director
 
 
FONA International, Inc.
Luke Slawek
President & COO
 
 
Food Processing Suppliers Association
David Seckman
President & CEO
 
 
Forbes, Inc.
Steve Forbes
Chairman of Forbes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Magazine
 
 
Ford Gum & Machine Company, Inc.
George Stege
President
 
 
Frankford Candy LLC
Kurt Dungan
Vice President of Marketing
Stuart Selarnick
CEO
 
Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc.
James Clifford
Director of Sales
 
 
Galerie
Tristan Ariens
Trade Show Manager
Jennifer Diersing
Sr. Sourcing Manager
Chris Eddy
Director of Sales Grocery & Drug
Emily Edmondson
Director, Sales
Landes Rigby
Director of Sales Target
Richard Ross
President
Tara Schoellermann
Sales
Jim Wilhelm
National Account Manager
 
GEA CFS Weert BV
John Daley
Sales Manager
Cornelis Le Loux
Sales Manager, Aquarius Lollipop Equipment
Arnoldus Van Bussel
Segment Sales Manager
 
 
George J. Howe Co.
Dan Phillips
President/COO
 
 
Gerrit J. Verburg Co.
Gerrit J. Verburg
President
Tatiana V. Verburg
 
 
Giant Eagle
Joe Miller
Dir. Non-Foods Merchandising
 
 
Giant Eagle, Inc.
Tim Tackett
Category Manager of Candy
Colleen Tackett
 
 
Gimbal's Fine Candies
Ron Craft
National Sales Manager
Lance N. Gimbal
President & CEO
Patti Gimbal
Estle Kominowski
COO
Jennifer Lyons
Vice President of Marketing
 
Givaudan
David Salinas
Global Account Manager, CSC
 
 
Godiva Chocolatier, Inc.
Greg Woodhouse
Director-Grocery Wholesale North America
 
 
Goetze's Candy Company, Inc.
Mitchell T. Goetze
President & COO
Nell Goetze
John A. Leipold, Jr.
Director Sales & Marketing
 
Golick Martins, Inc.
Manny Martins
President
Michele Martins
 
 
Hammond's Candies Since 1920 / American Candy Company
Andrew M. Schuman
President and CEO
 
 
Haribo of America, Inc.
Jim Buseman
Midwestern Sales Manager
Christian Jegen
President
Margie Walter
Director of Special Markets
 
 
Harold W. Young, Inc.
Andrew R. Young
Co-President
 
 
Hosokawa Bepex
Michael Scouten
Regional Sales Engineer
 
 
Impact Confections, Inc.
Bean Kingsbury
Vice President of Sales
Jeffery A. Rome
President & CEO
 
Industry Retirees
Domenic M. Antonellis
Joan Antonellis
James A. Hanlon
Past NCA Chairman
Richard T. O'Connell
Former NCA President
Edmund J. Wilson
Consultant
Kathy Wilson
 
 
Ingredion Incorporated
Jeff Billig
Director, North American Confectionery Markets
William A. Raleigh
Director, Market Development
Stephen E. Volker
Director, Regional Sales East
 
 
International Confections Company
Josh Joseph
Owner
 
 
International Food Associates
Donald Cook
President
 
 
IRI
Matt Brewer
Vice President, Consulting and Solutions
 
 
J Carroll & Associates
Gary Fleishman
Executive Vice President
Diane Fleishman
 
 
Jel Sert Company
Alex Chimens
Vice President of Grocery
Robert J. Clements
Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Susie Frausto
Vice President of Marketing
Larry Lamarre
VP National Accounts
Mike Novak
Vice President Sales Planning & Support
Gary L. Parker
Vice President of National Accounts
 
Jelly Belly Candy Company
Michael L. Bianco
Retired
Lisa Rowland Brasher
Executive Vice Chairman
Sharon D. Duncan
Vice President, International Business
Andrew Joffer
Vice President of Sales
Rebecca Joffer
William H. Kelley
Vice Chairman
John Pola
Vice President, Specialty Sales
Herman G. Rowland, Sr.
Chairman of the Board
Ryan Schader
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Robert M. Simpson, Jr.
President & COO
Dennis Spiller
Vice President, National Sales
Rob Swaigen
Vice President of Global Marketing
 
 
JMK
Jim Klene
Chief Executive Officer
Glen Salter
Vice President of Sales
 
JOH
Chip O'Hare
CEO
Bobbie O'Hare
 
 
Just Born, Inc.
Dave Bayha
Channel Team Manager-Grocery
Ross J. Born
Co-CEO
Marvin Cooper
Vice President Direct To Consumer
Kathy Corcoran
Regional Sales Manager - Northeast
Lawrence Fineburg
Vice President Sales
Rhonda Fineburg
Richard Milker
Director R&D and Technical Services
Matthew J. Pye
Vice President, Trade Relations and Corporate Affairs
David N. Shaffer
Co-CEO
Susan Shaffer
Kristopher M. Widener
Channel Team Manager - Mass & Club
David L. Yale
President and Chief Operating Officer
 
Kahler-Senders Group/ISM
Walt Freed
President
Kevin Jenkins
Vice President/Partner
 
Kantar Retail
John Rand
Senior Vice President Retail Insights
 
 
Kelley Drye and Warren
Louise Hilsen
Senior Government Relations and Public Policy Advisor
 
 
Kencraft, Inc
Taz Murray
Owner
 
 
Kimmie Candy Company
Joseph F. Dutra
President/CEO
Marina Dutra
 
 
Kraft Foods
Lesya J. Lysyj
VP Marketing, Confectionery
Katherine Phegley
National Sales Director, Chocolate
Regenia D. Stein
VP Business Performance & Industry Development
Daniel Woods
Regional Sales Director
 
L.H. Sisitzky Sales, Inc.
Brian R. Sisitzky
President
 
 
Lamontagne Chocolate
Nancy Manias
Director, New Business Development
 
 
Lindt & Sprungli (USA) Inc.
James Dill
Director of Mass/Club Channel Sales
Christine Dill
Raymond Tice
Chief Financial Officer
Renee Tice
 
M2MEDIA360/Professional Candy Buyer
Paula Trapalis
Editor
 
 
Management Science Associates, Inc.
Suzanne Silliman
Managing Director
 
 
Mane, Inc.
David Banks
Director of Consumer Insights
 
 
Mantrose-Haeuser Co., Inc.
Susan L. Coleman
Director of Sales, Food & Pharmaceutical
 
 
Marine Corps Exchange HQ (MCX Core Brands)
Rebecca Fries
Candy, Grocery & Gourmet Buyer
 
 
Mars Chocolate North America
Steve Collins
VP Global Walmart/Mars
Lori Collins
Michael Gilroy
Sr. National Sales Manager & Team Lead - Costco Account
Terry Gunter
Vice President Sales - Club/Vend
Mary E. Myers
Research Director
Tim Quinn
Vice President Trade Development
Steven W. Rizk
Director of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs
 
MC - The Manufacturing Confectioner
Michael Allured
Publisher
 
 
McLane Company, Inc.
Bill A. Walker
Product Director
 
 
MeadWestvaco
Walt Coleman
Director Customer Development
 
 
MERESA
Luis E. Mejia
Industry Manager
 
 
Molded Fiber Glass Tray Co.
Thomas G. Woods
Sales Manager
 
 
Mondelez International, Inc.
Charles Massey
Regional Sales Director
Patrick McCrossan
Regional Sales Director
Michael S. Taylor
Director of Sales Strategy
Walter Zola
VP Sales, Drug
 
Morris National, Inc.
Rich Clemmensen
Vice President Sales & Marketing
 
 
Mount Franklin Foods
Andy Gromen
Vice President, Retail Sales
 
 
Mount Franklin Foods, LLC
Curtis R. Whetten
Senior VP of Sales
 
 
Multi Packaging Solutions
Steven Linde
Director of Marketing / Graphic Design
 
 
Murnane Companies
Patrick J. Murnane
Executive Vice President
Mary Ellen Murnane
 
 
MV42°, MediaVest
Steven Wolfe Pereira
Sr. Vice President & Managing Director
 
 
Nassau Candy Distributors, Inc.
Barry Rosenbaum
President
Lance P. Stier
Vice President - Business Development
 
Natra Chocolate America
Stephane Forrer
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
NCA Publications Team
Steve Forster
Executive Editor
Sara Lieberth
Senior Staff Writer
Teresa Tarantino
Editor In Chief
 
 
Nielsen
Todd Hale
Sr. Vice President, Consumer & Shopper Insights
James Russo
Vice President, Global Consumer Insights
Kelly Gitchel
 
NM Incite, a Nielsen-McKinsey Company
Pete Blackshaw
Executive Vice President, Digital Strategic Services
Erika Brown
 
 
North American Millers Association
James McCarthy
President & CEO
Barbara Faculjak
 
 
Nutrigaard LLC
Cornelis J. Boon
President
Yolanda Boon
 
 
NXT Nutritionals, Inc.
Gary Reeves
Blair Underwood
Spokesperson
 
One Team Advisors
David R. Goldenberg
President
 
 
Outstanding Leadership Expert
Marcus Buckingham
Best-Selling Author, Expert on Outstanding Leadership and Management Practices
 
 
P Magee Enterprises - Candy Gram
Pat Magee
Owner/Publisher
 
 
Patterson Company, Inc.
Michael C. Patterson
Vice President
 
 
Pearson Candy Company
Larry Hassler
President & CEO
 
 
Perfetti Van Melle USA Inc.
Ken Brock
National Sales Manager
Ralph Chauvin
Vice President Sales
Craig Cuchra
Senior Brand Manager
Randall Flannery
National Sales Manager
Ronald Korenhof
Laura Nye
Category Development Director
Anne Pezel
Vice President, Global Supply Chain
Irene Pritchett
Senior Brand Manager
Stephen Whaley
Senior Brand Manager - Mentos Gum
Mehmet Yuksek
President & CEO
 
Pez Candy, Inc.
Joseph Vittoria
President & CEO
 
 
Printpack, Inc.
Lee V. Hartman
Director, Sales
Susan Hartman
Brad Walker
Vice President and General Manager
Joy Walker
 
Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc. (The)
Scott Bowes
Vice President Trade Relations
Jeff Brown
Executive Vice President
Marilee Edwards
National Sales Director - Convenience & Military Channel
David Fleischer
Vice President, Trade Relations
Linda Fleischer
Paul Klutes
Vice President of Sales - National Accounts
Richard LaRue
Vice President of International Sales
Sandy LaRue
Michael Monaco
Vice President of National Accounts
Kurt Rosenberg
Treasurer
Michael G. Rosenberg
President & CEO
Jose E. Sepulveda
Vice President of Manufacturing
Josh Shapiro
Vice President of Marketing
Keith R. Von Zup
Vice President of Sales, National Accounts
 
Pucker Powder By Creative Concepts
Scott Green
President
Kathy Green
 
 
Quality Candy Company LLC/King Leo Confections
Laurie Redmond
Executive Vice President
 
 
R.M. Palmer Company
Richard M. Palmer, Jr.
President
Jean Palmer
Stephen Terroni
Executive Vice President - Sales
Judy Terroni
 
Ragolds USA, Inc.
Oliver Schindler
CEO
Rainer Schindler
CEO
 
Roadtex Transportation
Robert Kelly
Vice President/Owner
Lynne Szalus
Executive Assistant
 
Russell Stover Candies, Inc.
Daniel Trott
Chief Operations Officer
Peter Zarse
VP National Accounts
 
Rutter's Holdings, Inc.
Scott Hartman
President & CEO
Cathy Hartman
 
 
Sahagian & Associates, Inc.
Linda G. Sahagian
President & CEO
Douglas Stewart
 
 
Sam's Club
Jamal Parker
Senior Buyer - Candy & Snacks
 
 
SellEthics Marketing Group, Inc.
Joel Barham
President/CEO
Darren Lathan
Vice President of Sales
Wendy Mason
Senior Vice President of Sales
Mark Wittekind
Vice President Sales
 
Sensient Colors, Inc.
Kate Jacobsen
Lead Scientist
 
 
Shankman & Associates, Inc.
Phil Shankman
President
 
 
Shearer's Foods, Inc.
Kirby Harris
Senior Director
 
 
Skjodt-Barrett Foods
Mike Bell
Director of Marketing
 
 
Sollich North America LLC
John G. Holland
Managing Partner
 
 
Spangler Candy Company
Denny Gunter
Vice President Sales
Stephan A. Kerr
VP - Operations
James B. Knight
VP ECommerce & Information Technology
Bill G. Martin
President & CFO
Kirkland B. Vashaw
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
Stockdale, Reagan and Cain
Greg Butler
Sales Manager
Kevin Cain
Owner
Joe Honig
Sales Manager Southeast
James Reagan
Owner
Gary L. Wilhite
Sales Manager
 
 
SummitHill Sales & Marketing, Inc.
Jerry C. Hunt
Co-President
Chris E. Zuleski
Co-President
 
Sweet Candy Company
Greg Cater
VP Business Development
Curtis Fulton
VP Sales
Richard Kay
President
 
 
sweetriot
Sarah Endline
CEO/Founder
 
 
Sweets Global Network
Hans Strohmaier
Managing Director
 
 
SweetWorks, Inc.
Paul DeDominicis
Director of Sales
 
 
Synergy Flavors, Inc.
Bill Craig
Account Executive
Roderick W. Sowders
President & CEO
 
Target Corporation
Alex Sellers
Sr. Buyer, Candy
 
 
Telcom Insurance Services Corporation
Peter J. Elliott
CEO
 
 
The Adventure LLC
Steve Miller
Founder
 
 
The Birth of Chocolate Project
Daniel Lorenzetti
Director
Linda Rice Lorenzetti
Editorial Director
 
The Blommer Chocolate Company
Peter W. Blommer
President and Chief Operating Officer
Richard Blommer
Owner
Taffy Blommer
 
The Exchange
Kathleen Wulff
Senior Buyer
 
 
The Foreign Candy Company, Inc.
Peter W. De Yager
CEO, President & Owner
 
 
The Futures Company
J. Walker Smith
Executive Chairman
 
 
The Hershey Company
C. Daniel Azzara, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Global Research & Development
Ron Graf
Vice President, Government Relations
Andy Jacobs
Vice President, General Manager US Global Customers
Thomas J. Joyce
Vice President, Global Customer & Industry Affairs
Phil Stanley
VP, General Manager Greater China, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Africa
 
 
The Kroger Co.
David Rigg
Sr. Brand Manager
Whitney Robey
Corporate Brands Sales Planning Manager
 
The Lebermuth Company
Melanie Brown
Senior Account Executive
 
 
The NPD Group, Inc.
Kevin Zieziula
Director of Business Development for SupplyTrack
 
 
The Paradies Shops
Marielos N. Brown
Buyer - Snacks and Candy
 
 
The Performance Group/ISM
Steve Martinez
Partner
 
 
Thompson Brands, LLC
Eugene M. Dunkin, Jr.
CEO
Scott Lichterman
National Sales Manager
 
Thorntons
Steve Boomershine
Director of Category Management
Stacey Boomershine
 
 
Three Rivers Confections LLC
Richard D. Condie
President & CEO
 
 
Time Warner Retail Sales and Marketing
Trevor W. Scoon
Shopper Insights Analyst
 
 
TNA North America, Inc.
Mark A. Lozano
National Sales Manager
 
 
Tomric Systems, Inc.
Thomas Elsinghorst
President
 
 
TravelCenters of America LLC
Tom Newbould
VP Retail Mktg.
 
 
Trend Sales Inc.
Joe Donnelly
President
William Hoffman
Regional Director
 
Trend Solutions
Chuck Brown
Director of Confection
 
 
Union Confectionery Machinery Co.
James D. Greenberg
Co-President
 
 
Unreal Brands Inc.
Tom Aaro
Vice President of Marketing
Jane Cavalier Lucas
Vice President
Chris Mattina
Senior Vice President, GM
Stephen K. Ornell
Vice President of Sales
 
Varick Enterprises, Inc.
Frederick J. Hintlian
President
Alicia Hintlian
 
 
Very Special Chocolats
Craig Matthews
Vice President Sales - Canada
Gerry Morris
President
Bram Morris
Executive Vice President
 
 
Vidal Candies USA, INC.
Mitchell J. Bernstein
National Sales Director
Francisco Hernandez Arnaldos, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer and Vice President
Francisco Hernandez Vidal
President & CEO
 
 
Walgreens
Linda M. Severin
Divisional Vice President Private Brands
 
 
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Carla Dodds
Senior Director of Multicultural Marketing
Joe Grady
VP, Candy & Front End
Kim Kelley
Senior Project Manager
Nicholas Keneipp
Senior Merchandise Planner
Seth Malley
Sr. Buyer Seasonal Candy
Robert L. Price
Planning Director
 
WILD Flavors, Inc.
Marlene Smothers
Associate Director, Sweet Applications
Reese Smothers
 
 
Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company
Thomas Dieffenbach
VP, Global Walmart/Sam's
Bill Frazer
Vice President - U.S. Grocery Channel
 
Wolfgang Candy Company
Benjamin McGlaughlin
Chief Executive Officer
 
 
World's Finest Chocolate, Inc.
Tyler Jeffrey
SVP & Chief Marketing Officer
Jennifer Lucas
Marketing Director
 
Wythe Will Tzetzo LLC
Christopher Tzetzo
Vice President of Sales
 
 
Yolo Candy
Brent A. Greer
Chief Sales Officer
Katie Greer
 
 
Zachary Confections, Inc.
George Anichini
Senior Vice President
Valerie Anichini
 
 
Zappos.com
Tony Hsieh
Founder & CEO
 
 
ZoomEssence, Inc.
Robert G. Corbett
CEO & Chairman
Steve Hardek
CFO & Director of Business Development