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NCA's Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award honors individuals who have worked tirelessly throughout their careers, often in cooperation with NCA, to benefit the candy industry in a lasting way.  

Past Recipients:

2013
Dave Stuart, formerly of The Hershey Company

2012
Tom Joyce, The Hershey Company

2011
Doug "DT" Taylor, DT & Associates

2010
Pat Huffman, The Warrell Corporation

2009
Mike Bianco, Jelly Belly Candy Company

2008
Jim Conlan, Mars Chocolate N.A.

2007
Bill Ryan, ADM Cocoa

2006
Richard Medwar, Ferrara Pan Candy Company

2005
Bill Kelley, Jelly Belly Candy Company

Reg Ohlson, Mars, Inc. (retired)

2004
Jim Myerson, Ben Myerson Candy Co.

2003
Milton T. Matthews, Hershey Foods Corporation

2002
Duane Fox, Spangler Candy Company 

2001
Jack Zachary, Zachary Confections, Inc.

2000
Nello Ferrara, Ferrara Pan Candy Company
Carl Goldenberg, Goldenberg Candy Company

1999
James “Jimmy G” Gagliarducci, Dalducci, P.C.