Education Session Speakers

the nga show 2022 education session speakers

See who spoke at The NGA Show 2022! To view which sessions each speaker participated in, click their profile!
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john abbene
 
John Abbene
President,
BRData
mike abbene
 
Mike Abbene
Cloud Services Manager,
BRData
arthur ackles
 
Arthur Ackles
Sr. VP of Merchandising, Buying, and Store Design,
Roche Bros.
paul adams
 
Paul Adams
President,
Paul Adams & Associates
Eric Anderson
 
Eric Anderson
President,
AR Marketing
Ken Andrews
 
Ken Andrews
President,
Millennium Data Technologies
ted balistreri
 
Ted Balistreri
Co-Owner,
Sendik's Food Markets,
troy beeler
 
Troy Beeler
Co-Founder & General Manager,
Future Commerce Initiative (FCI)
rob belcore
 
Robert Belcore
Chief Customer Officer / Co-Founder,
RSA America
brittany benton
 
Brittany Benton
Customer Care Manager,
ECRS
carey berger
 
Carey P. Berger
JD, CLU, ChFC, President,
The BSR Group, Inc.
amit bhardwaj
 
Amit Bhardwaj
VP of Customer Experience & Product Consulting,
Algonomy
thomas bird
 
Thomas Bird
Shareholder,
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
phil blackburn
 
Phil Blackburn
Owner,
REM Market LLC
thom bliscok
 
Thom Blischok
Chairman & CEO,
The Dialogic Group, LLC
michelle breyer
 
Michelle Breyer
Chief Marketing Officer,
SKU
kevin brooks
 
Kevin Brooks
Chief Marketing Officer,
Procurant
chris christie
 
Chris Christie
Former Governor,
New Jersey
dave cleckner
 
Dave Cleckner
Director of Operations,
Buehlers Foods
william colon
 
William Colón
President & CEO,
World of Latino Cuisine, Inc.
jennifer conrad
 
Jennifer Conrad
Sr. Consultant, Education Partnerships,
Strategic Education, Inc.
kevin coupe
 
Kevin Coupe
Content Guy,
MorningNewsBeat.com
alexa dash
 
Alexa Dash
Director of E-Commerce,
Dash's Markets
jim dudlicek
 
Jim Dudlicek
Director, Communications and External Affairs,
National Grocers Association
joseph dwyer
 
Joseph Dwyer
Data Scientist,
BRData Software Solutions
robert easley
 
Robert Easley
Industry Veteran | Retail Sr. Executive,
RSA America
leigh engelbrecht
 
Leigh Engelbrecht
President,
Advay Media Group
richard estep
 
Richard Estep
Eastern Division Business Development Manager,
Ace Hardware Corporation
greg ferrara
 
Greg Ferrara
President & CEO,
National Grocers Association
jason forrester
 
Jason Forrester
Retail Business Solutions,
Associated Wholesale Grocers
tom furphy
 
Tom Furphy
CEO & Managing Director,
Consumer Equity Partners
brett gardner
 
Brett Gardner
Director of Safety and Food Safety,
Cub Foods
vic gatto
 
Vic Gatto
CIO,
Jump Start Health
paulo goezler
 
Paulo Goezler
President & CEO,
IGA Coca-Cola Institute
ron graff
 
Ron Graff
Owner,
Columbiana Foods, Inc.
doug haworth
 
Doug Haworth
VP of Operations,
Woods Supermarkets
david henry
 
David Henry
COO & Co-Founder,
Card Isle
christie hess
 
Cristy Hess
Director of HR,
Busch's, Inc.
nick hidalgo
 
Nick Hidalgo
VP of IT,
Redner's Food Markets
jill hollingsworth
 
Jill Hollingsworth
VP of Food Safety,
Ecolab Retail
corbin holsinger
 
Corbin Holsinger
Sr. Director of Retail Technology,
UNFI
mike hornigold
 
Mike Hornigold
EVP of Digital,
Accelerate360
dennis host
 
Dennis Host
VP of Marketing,
Coborn's, Inc.
katie hotze
 
Katie Hotzie
Founder & CEO,
Grocery Shopii
heidi huff
 
Heidi Huff
VP, Business Partnerships,
IGA, Inc.
heidi huff
 
Steve K Kasper
Director of MIS,
North State Grocery
gerry kettler
 
Gerry Kettler
Director, Consumer Affairs,
Niemann Foods, Inc.
amanda lai
 
Amanda Lai
Consulting Sr. Manager,
McMillanDoolittle
jay lovelace
 
Jay Lovelace
Chief Commercial Officer,
SPINS
meg major
 
Meg Major
Director of Industry Relations,
NielsonIQ
eric martell
 
Eric Martell
Co-Founder,
Pear Commerce
ted mason
 
Ted Mason
Retail Technology Consultant,
National Grocers Association Foundation
gary massengill
 
Gary Massengill
General Manager,
Retail Data Systems
chelsea matzen
 
Chelsea Matzen
Project Manager,
National Grocers Association
Meaghan McGrath
 
Meaghan McGrath
Director of Product Development,
Local Bounty
andrew mcquilkan
 
Andrew McQuilkan
Retail Leader - Partner,
BHDP Architects
Michelle Mendoza
 
Michelle Mendoza
VP of Marketing & Customer Experience,
Associated Supermarket Group
larry miller
 
Larry Miller
President,
Smart Retail Solutions
Eric Mittenthal
 
Eric Mittenthal
Chief Strategy Officer,
North American Meat Institute
joe moody
 
Joe Moody
Founder / Banjo's Buddies and Sr. VP/East Coast Region,
SmartMarket for Business
scott moses
 
Scott Moses
Managing Director - Head of Grocery,
Pharmacy and Restaurants Investment Banking, Solomon Partners
ron murphy
 
Ron Murphy
VP,
Murphy's Fresh Markets
meagan nelson
 
Meagan Nelson
Director, Retail Partners,
SPINS
nick nickitas
 
Nick Nickitas
Founder & CEO,
Rosie, Inc.
alex nin
 
Alex Nin
President,
NIN Consulting, Inc.
jon nordmark
 
Jon Nordmark
Co-Founder & CEO,
Iterate.ai
thomas parkinson
 
Thomas Parkinson
Founder & Chief Product Officer,
Sifter SP, Inc.
thomas parkinson
 
Nakul Patel
President,
Mt. Plymouth IGA Fresh Market
Phil Penta
 
Phil Penta
Managing Director,
3 Guys From Brooklyn
sastry penumarthy
 
Sastry Penumarthy
Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer,
Punchh.
david peterson
 
David Peterson
VP of Retail Operations, Merchandising, and Marketing,
Reasor's Foods
john phillips
 
John Phillips
Senior Vice President, Customer Supply Chain and Go-to-Market,
Pepsico
josh ray
 
Josh Ray
Chief Commercial Officer & Co-Founder,
ShopHero Inc.
lauren redman
 
Lauren Redman
Leader of the Pack/President & CEO,
Rudy's Market, Inc.. DBA Newport Avenue Market
ryan richard
 
Ryan Richard
VP, Community Engagement,
GS1
shawn robertson
 
Shawn Robertson
Western Division - Business Development Manager,
Ace Hardware Corporation
john ross
 
John Ross
President & CEO,
IGA, Inc.
charlie russell
 
Charlie Russell
Director, Produce & Floral,
Club Foods
robert rybrick
 
Robert Rybrick
President & CEO,
Geissler's Supermarkets, Inc.
britanny saunier
 
Britanny Saunier
Executive Director,
The Partnership for Food Safety Education
johnny serrano
 
Johnny Serrano
Sr. Director, Retail Sales,
Fortinet
dylana silver
 
Dylana Silver
Director of Marketing,
Krasdale Foods
Dimitry Sokolov
 
Dimitry Sokolov
Global Industry Strategist,
HP
patrick spear
 
Patrick Spear
Partner,
Tomorrow Group
neil stern
 
Neil Stern
CEO,
Good Food Holdings, Inc.
michael stigers
 
Michael Stigers
CEO,
Cub Foods, UNFI
stephanie stuckey
 
Stephanie Stuckey
CEO,
Stuckey's Corporation
seth tamminga
 
Seth Tamminga
Area VP,
Talent Reef
gray taylor
 
Gray Taylor
Executive Director,
Conexxus
shad taylor
 
Shad Taylor
Solution Architect - Retail & Hospitality,
Fortinet
laura temke
 
Laura Temke
Food Safety Manager,
Sendik's Food Markets
brad thomas
 
Brad Thomas
VP, Customer Development Sales Agency,
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
john thompson
 
John Thompson
President & CEO,
ShoptoCook, LLC
joe toscano
 
Joe Toscano
VP & Director of Trade and Industry Development,
Nestle Purina North America
michael uetz
 
Michael Uetz
Principal / Owner,
Midan Marketing
dawn valandingham
 
Dawn Valandingham
Sr. VP of Retail,
SPINS
glen walter
 
Glen Walter
VP, Retail Sales,
Idahoan Foods
Jenn Weisgram
 
Jenn Weisgram
Sr. Director of Fresh Merchandising,
Coborns, Inc.
dave wendland
 
Dave Wendland
VP of Strategic Relations,
Hamacher Resource Group
josh white
 
Josh White
Chief Marketing Officer,
Local Bounti
maggie white
 
Maggie White
Director, NGA Foundation,
National Grocers Association
justin xu
 
Justin Xu
Founder & General Manager,
Zlight Technology
laura zappi
 
Laura Zappi
Director of Marketing,
HAC, Inc.
adam zimmerman
 
Adam Zimmerman
Partner, SVP Product Development,
Design House
Russell Zwanka
 
Russell Zwanka
Associate Professor of Marketing,
Western Michigan University