NCA’s Board of Trustees

Chair
Tony Jacobs
President, Bazooka Candy Brands
Bazooka Companies, LLC.
Vice Chair
James G. Hagedorn
Executive Vice President - Business Development
Barry Callebaut USA LLC
Treasurer
Martin B. Palmer
President & CEO
Palmer Candy Company
Ex-Officio - NCA President & CEO
John H. Downs
President & CEO
National Confectioners Association
Ex-Officio - Chair of Choc Council
Amy Guittard
Chief Marketing Officer
Guittard Chocolate Company
Ex-Officio - Chair of the EXPO
Greg M. Guidotti
Chief Marketing Officer
Ferrara Candy Company
Ex-Officio - PAC Chair
Joseph Melville
Owner & Chief Growth Officer
Vistar (Green Rabbit)
Ex-Officio - Former Chair
Barry Rosenbaum
President
Nassau Candy
Carrie Abbott
CEO & Founder
Newfangled Confections
Whitney A. Bembenick
Chief Revenue Officer
Endangered Species Chocolate Company
Joel Burrows
President & CEO
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Sylvia Buxton
President & CEO
Perfetti Van Melle North America
Kelly Cook
President
Storck USA, L.P.
Brent Cotten
VP, Customer & Industry Affairs
The Hershey Company
Alanna Cotton
President & Chief Business Officer
Ferrero NA
Patrick Egan
President & CEO
See's Candies, Inc.
Jason Glade
President & CEO
Taffy Town, Inc.
Mitchell T. Goetze
Chief Executive Officer
Goetze's Candy Company, Inc.
Steve Gohde
Partner
The Allan Sullivan Co.
Ellen R. Gordon
Chairman & CEO
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
Chip Jett
Co-CEO
Just Born Quality Confections
Laura King
President
Candy Dynamics
John R. Kretchmer
CEO
American Licorice Company
Rick LaBerge
Chief Commercial Officer
HARIBO of America, Inc.
Bill G. Martin
President & CFO
Spangler Candy Company
Robert A. Nelson
CEO
Elmer Chocolate
Mark Okita
Acting Chairman & COO
Blommer Chocolate Company
Michael G. Rosenberg
President & CEO
PIM Brands, Inc.
Richard Ross
CEO
Galerie
Ed Schultz
President
Hawaiian Host LLC
Stephanie Stuckey
CEO
Stuckey's Corporation
Michael Tierney
Founder & CEO
Stuffed Puffs, LLC
Anton Vincent
President, North America
Mars Wrigley North America
Maryann Walburn
Regional Sales Manager
Heat and Control, Inc.