NCA’s Board of Trustees

Mr. Kirkland B. Vashaw
Chairman and CEO
Spangler Candy Company
Vice Chairman
Mr. Paul Chibe
Chief Executive Officer - North America
Ferrero USA, Inc.
Mr. Martin B. Palmer
President & CEO
Palmer Candy Company
Ex-Officio - Former NCA Chairman
Mr. Michael G. Rosenberg
President & CEO
The Promotion In Motion Companies, Inc.
Ex-Officio - Chairman of Choc Council
Mr. Steve Genzoli
Vice President Research & Development & QA
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Ex-Officio - Chairman of the EXPO
Mr. Edward J. Seibolt
Vice President Sales and Business Development
Fannie May Confections Brands, Inc.
Ex-Officio - PAC Chairman
Mr. Tony Jacobs
President Global Confectionery Brands Division
Bazooka Candy Brands, a Division of The Topps Company
President & CEO
Mr. John H. Downs, Jr.
President & CEO
National Confectioners Association
Ms. Carrie Abbott
CEO & Founder
Newfangled Confections, LLC
Mr. Rick Brindle
Vice President, Industry Development
Mondelez International, Inc
Mr. Filip Buggenhout
Managing Director
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate N.A.
Ms. Torie Burke
Co-Founder and CEO
Torie & Howard, Inc.
Ms. Sylvia Buxton
President & CEO
Perfetti Van Melle USA, Inc.
Mr. Joe P. Donnelly, III
Trend Sales Inc.
Mr. Joseph F. Dutra
Kimmie Candy
Ms. Estee Farber
VP Sales & Marketing
Madelaine Chocolate Company
Ms. Ellen R. Gordon
Chairman & CEO
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
Mr. James G. Hagedorn
Executive Vice President - Business Development
Barry Callebaut USA LLC
Mr. Rick LaBerge
Chief Operating Officer
Haribo of America, Inc.
Mr. Joseph Melville
Owner & Director
Melville Candy Company
Mr. Robert A. Nelson
Chairman & CEO
Elmer Chocolate
Mr. Graham Nice
Regional Sales Manager
Campbell Wrapper Corporation
Mr. Matthew J. Pye
Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing
Just Born Quality Confections
Mr. Chuck Raup
President U.S.
The Hershey Company
Mr. Terrence J. Rooney
Loacker USA, Inc.
Mr. Barry Rosenbaum
Nassau Candy Distributors, Inc.
Mr. Michael Sayles
Chief Customer Officer
Ferrara Candy Company
Mr. Mark Schlott
Executive VP of Operations/COO
R.M. Palmer Company
Mr. Douglas Simons, Sr.
Mr. Daniel Studer
President & CEO
Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), Inc.
Ms. Jean J. Thompson
Owner, CEO
Seattle Chocolate Company
Mr. Anton Vincent
Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC