NCA’s Board of Trustees

Chairman
Mr. Barry Rosenbaum
President
Nassau Candy Distributors, Inc.
Vice Chairman
Mr. Tony Jacobs
President Global Confectionery Brands Division
Bazooka Candy Brands, a Division of The Topps Company
Treasurer
Mr. Martin B. Palmer
President & CEO
Palmer Candy Company
Ex-Officio - Chairman of Choc Council
Mr. Adam Lechter
Vice President R&D
Clasen Quality Chocolate
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. Rick LaBerge
Chief Operating Officer
Haribo of America, Inc.
President & CEO
Mr. John H. Downs, Jr.
President & CEO
National Confectioners Association
Ex-Officio - Former Chairman
Mr. Kirkland B. Vashaw
Chairman and CEO
Spangler Candy Company
Ms. Carrie Abbott
CEO & Founder
Newfangled Confections
Ms. Sarah Atkinson
Executive Vice President
Atkinson Candy Company
Ms. Julia Birnn Fields
Owner
Birnn Chocolates of Vermont
Ms. Lisa Rowland Brasher
President & CEO
Jelly Belly Candy Company
Mr. Rick Brindle
Vice President, Industry Development
Mondelez International, Inc
Mr. John E. Brooks, Jr.
President
Adams & Brooks, Inc.
Mr. Filip Buggenhout
Managing Director
Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate N.A.
Ms. Sylvia Buxton
President & CEO
Perfetti Van Melle USA, Inc.
Mr. Joe P. Donnelly, III
President
Trend Sales Inc.
Ms. Ellen R. Gordon
Chairman & CEO
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
Mr. Greg M. Guidotti
General Manager, Sugar Portfolio
Ferrara Candy Company
Mr. James Klein
Vice President, Sales
Ferrero USA, Inc.
Mr. Joseph Melville
Owner & Director
Melville Candy Company
Mr. Graham Nice
Regional Sales Manager
Campbell Wrapper Corporation
Mr. Troy Parris Pearley
EVP & General Manager, USA
Divine Chocolate
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
President
Loacker USA, Inc.
Mr. Mark Schlott
Executive VP of Operations/COO
R.M. Palmer Company
Mr. Daniel Studer
President & CEO
Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), Inc.
Ms. Rachel Sweet
VP Corporate Affairs
Sweet Candy Company
Ms. Jean J. Thompson
Owner, CEO
Seattle Chocolate Company
Mr. Anton Vincent
President
Mars Wrigley North America