NCA’s Board of Trustees

Mr. Paul Chibe
Chief Executive Officer - North America
Ferrero USA, Inc.
Vice Chairman
Mr. Barry Rosenbaum
Nassau Candy Distributors, Inc.
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. 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
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
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.
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
Trend Sales Inc.
Ms. Ellen R. Gordon
Chairman & CEO
Tootsie Roll Industries, 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
Loacker USA, Inc.
Mr. Michael Sayles
Chief Customer Officer
Ferrara Candy Company
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
Mars Wrigley North America