A Brief History

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AFI Board

Term Ending 2020

JOSEPH CRISTELLA, Cento Fine Foods

MARC ROSENBLATT, The Richard Franco Agency

HOWARD SCHREIBER, Schreiber Foods International

Term ending 2021

YON AROCENA, World Finer Foods

DOUGLAS LYNCH, SLD Commodities

ROB POLIK, Acme Food Sales

Term ending 2022

JOSEPH CHRISTOVAO IV, Mercantum

ROBERT FEUERSTEIN, Rema Foods

GEORGE POWELL, Great Lakes Trading

Section Chairs

National Honey Packers & Dealers Association
GREG OLSEN, Lamex Foods

North American Olive Oil Association
GABRIEL ESTEVEZ, Sovena

Nut & Agricultural Products Section
DIANA THOMPSON, Anchor Ingredients

Processed Foods Section
JOSH GELLERT, Camerican International

AFI Staff

President
BOB BAUER bobbauer@afius.org

Vice President
ERIN JORDAN erin@afius.org

Office Manager
GREG ECKHARDT greg@afius.org

IT Director
ED SPADER espader@afius.org

Finance Manager
JOHN FERRUGIARO john@afius.org

Creative Director
JILLY MAC DOWELL jilly@afius.org

AFI Officers

Chair
JAMES LIBBY, Finck-Jones-Libby

First Vice Chair
JOHN SESSLER, JCS Tradecom

Second Vice Chair
STEVE MANDIA, Mandia Corp.

Treasurer
KARIM AZZAOUI, Balsu USA

Secretary
PHIL MELDRUM, Food Match

Past Chair
STEPHEN O’MARA, J.F. Braun & Sons

President
BOB BAUER, AFI

Vice President
ERIN JORDAN, AFI

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