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Food Industry Alliance of NY Officers & Board of Directors


Chairperson of the Board
Lorelei Mottese
Director, Government Relations
Wakefern Food Corp.

Frank Curci
Chairman & CEO
Tops Markets, LLC

Vice Chairs
Bill Chiodo
EVP Grocery Sales- East
Acosta Sales & Marketing

John Durkin
Vice President
Allegiance Retail Services/Foodtown
Noah Katz
PSK Supermarkets, Inc.
George Motel
Executive Vice President of Retail Development
Bozzuto’s, Inc.
George Motel
Executive Vice President of Retail Development
Bozzuto’s, Inc.
Gary Rosenthal
Executive Vice President & General Manager
JOH Metro Division
Tony Scudieri
Immediate Past Chairman
Mitch Klein
 VP of Retail Service & Government Relations
Alpha1 Marketing Corp.
Michael E. Rosen
President & CEO
Food Industry Alliance of NYS, Inc.
130 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12210
(518) 434-8144
(518) 434-9962 (Fax)
Secretary & General Counsel
Jay Peltz

General Counsel & Vice President Government Relations
Food Industry Alliance of NYS, Inc.
1385 Boston Post Road
Larchmont, New York 10538
(914) 833-1002
(914) 833-4060 (Fax)

Board of Directors

Michele Abo
Director of Sales, North America
Lavazza Premium Coffees Corp.
Paul Berger
Eyelevel Food Solutions, LLC 
Joseph Brown
Senior Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer
King Kullen Grocery Co., Inc.
 Michael Cassara
Vice President Large Store, Customer Teams North
Coca-Cola Refreshments
Frank DeCicco
DeCicco Marketplace
Nicholas D’Agostino III
President & CEO
D’Agostino Supermarkets, Inc.
Sean Donavon
Vice President of Sales & Retail Development
Olean Wholesale Grocery Cooperative
 Frank Duffy
Vice President, Eastern Region, USCPD
McCormick  Co., Inc.
John Durante
Vice President of Business Development
Key Food Stores Co-Op., Inc.
Jim Hamilton
Vice President of Western Division Operations
Hannaford Supermarkets
Lawrence Inserra, Jr.
Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Steve Kienzle
Senior Vice President of Operations
Louis C. Licari Supermarkets, Inc. (Big M Markets)
Mike King
Government Relations and Retail Services
Krasdale Foods, Inc.
Lawrence Inserra, Jr.
Inserra Supermarkets, Inc.
Carmen Licari
Louis C. Licari Supermarkets, Inc. 
Dean Little
Vice President
Price Chopper Supermarkets
Jim Ostling
Director of Retail Accounts
Bimbo Bakeries USA
 Andrew Padilla
Division Manager, NY Metro
Peter Rojek
Chief Compliance Officer
Fairway Market
 Daniel Romanoff
Executive Vice President
Nebraskaland, Inc.
Luis Tejada
Vice President of Sales
Goya Foods, Inc.
Tom Urtz
Vice President of Operations
ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.
Adam Weber
Metro Director of SalesWise Foods, Inc.
Ken Weingartner
Vice President Customer Sales
C & S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
 Zulema Wiscovitch
 Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
Associated Supermarket Group
 Bob Yager
Senior Vice President of Operations
Stop & Shop Metro Division