Food Marketing Advisory Board

Mission and Membership

The WMU Food Marketing Advisory Board comprises more than 40 leading food and consumer package goods companies. These industry partners work with faculty on curriculum development and support that enhances the program's reputation as one of the most respected within the academic and business community.

Current Members

Raha Alavi
Senior Vice President, Retail Services
Michael Anderson
Senior Vice President
Stacey Anderson
Director of Marketing & Communications
WMU Haworth College of Business
Rachel Bair
Director for Sustainable and Innovative Food Systems
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Spencer Baird
President, Martech Division of Inmar
Inmar Intelligence
Doug Baker
Vice President, Industry Relations
FMI Food Industry Association
Scott Beck
Senior Teaching Professor
Xavier University
Denny Belcastro
Vice President, Industry Affairs and Customer Development
Chris Bethel
Sales Director
Advantage Solutions
Nicole Boelman
Senior Customer Business Manager
McCormick and Company
Cynthia Brazzel
Director, Member Relations and Advocacy
FMI Food Industry Association
Rick Brindle
Vice President, Industry Development
Mondelēz International
Jeffrey Campbell
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Retailing
The University of South Carolina
Jennifer Cinabro
Director of Business Development, Grocery Channel
Amanda Clark
National Sales Manager
Constellation Brands
Kristin Crouse
Vice President
Information Resources, Inc.
Simon Cutts
Director, Retail Partners
Mark Dickinson
Managing Partner
Mike Doss
President and Chief Executive Officer
Graphic Packaging International
Amy Feldman
Senior Vice President, Sales
Lifeway Foods
Frank Gambino
Director Emeritus, Food/CPG Marketing
WMU Food Marketing Program
Bob Garrison
Chief Editor
Prepared Foods
Bill Gillispie
Client Delivery Partner
Mike Gorshe
The Gorshe Group
Jack Harnedy
Director, US Sales Strategy and Revenue Growth Management
Kevin Hartman
Global Head of Analytics Development
Jody Hartson
Director Contract Sales
Sysco Foodservice
Cynthia Herrera
Chief Executive Officer
Sun Bum
Justin Honaman
Head, Worldwide CPG & Retail GTM
Amazon Web Services
Katie Hotze
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Grocery Shopii
Marvin Imus
President and Chief Executive Officer
Imus Solutions
Craig Jacobi
Vice President National Accounts
Constellation Brands
Michael Kantor
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Promotion Optimization Institute
Lindsey Keil
Sales Director
SC Johnson
Sandy Kinney
Account Executive
PepsiCo (retired)
Kim Kirchherr
K2 Outcomes LLC
John Krohn
Vice President, Consulting
Duke Leingpibul
WMU Food Marketing Program
Andy Logan
Vice President, Sales
Scott Matthews
Chief Executive Officer
Learning Evolution
Chris McCarthy 
Vice President of Sales
Land O'Frost, Inc.
Holly McCarthy
Customer Marketing Manager
E&J Gallo Winery
Amy McClellan
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer
Dan McConnell
Chief Executive Officer
The North West Company
Ashley Miller
Lead Executive Recruiter
Target Corporation
Scott Miller
Pim Brands
Matthew Moberly
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Joe Mueller
Vice President, Industry and Customer Development
The Kellogg Company
Jeff Nault
Director, Data and Analytics
Joy Nicholas
Owner and Principal
JN Retail Connections, LLC
Kelly O'Reilly
Chair, Marketing Department
WMU Department of Marketing
Jen Palmatier
Employer Relations Coordinator
WMU Haworth College of Business
Katie Paul
Vice President, Category Management and Growth Solutions
KeHE Distributors
Jeff Perry
Vice President, US Media
Catalina Marketing
John Phillips
Senior Vice President, Customer Supply Chain and Global Go-to-Market
PepsiCo, Inc.
Larry Pierce
Executive Vice President (retired)
Stephanie Postma
Agile Development Leader
Hormel Foods
Dan Raynak
Executive in Residence
Indiana University
Bob Richardson
Director of Customer and Industry Development
Tom Rinck
Vice President of Sales
Ashley Roehm
Vice President of Sales
Thu-Hien (Hien) Ronas
Associate Director, Midwest Region Leader
Procter & Gamble
Bob Samples
Executive in Residence
WMU Food Marketing Program
Jason Schautz
Vice President, Customer Analytics
Acosta Sales & Marketing
Peter Seidita
Director, Category Leadership
J.M. Smucker Company
Jason Smith
Managing Partner, USA
Shopper Intelligence
Stephanie Spangler-Opdyke
Human Resources Manager
Lori Stillman
Vice President of Research
Timothy Suprise
Beverage Alcohol Consulting
Jim Swoboda
Vice President and Co-founder
Junkless Foods Inc.
Psyche Terry
Urban Hydration
Kaila Turner
Sales Recruiting Manager
E&J Gallo Winery
Ann Veeck
WMU Food Marketing Program
Daniel Wandel
Senior Director, Category Insights
Mark Anthony Brands Inc.
Trent Weller
Vice President, DMM Consumables
Sam's Club
Maggie White
Director, NGA Foundation
National Grocers Association
Ben Wynkoop
Global Industry Strategist, Grocery & Convenience
Blue Yonder
Lisa Youtzy
Administrative Assistant II
WMU Food Marketing Program
Marcel Zondag
Director, FIRE Center and Director, Supply Chain Management; Professor
WMU Food Marketing Program
Russell Zwanka
WMU Food Marketing Program