NCA’s Strategic Advisory Council

Tony Jacobs
President, Bazooka Candy Brands
Bazooka Companies, LLC.
Vice Chair
James G. Hagedorn
Executive Vice President - Business Development
Barry Callebaut USA LLC
Chocolate Council Chair
Amy Guittard
Chief Marketing Officer
Guittard Chocolate Company
President & CEO
John H. Downs
President & CEO
National Confectioners Association
Joel Burrows
President & CEO
Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Sylvia Buxton
President & CEO
Perfetti Van Melle North America
Brent Cotten
VP, Customer & Industry Affairs
The Hershey Company
Mitchell T. Goetze
Chief Executive Officer
Goetze's Candy Company, Inc.
Ellen R. Gordon
Chairman & CEO
Tootsie Roll Industries, Inc.
Greg M. Guidotti
Chief Marketing Officer
Ferrara Candy Company
Gerald R. Kunde
Sr. Vice President of Institutional Affairs & Corporate Communications
Ferrero USA, Inc.
Rick LaBerge
Chief Commercial Officer
HARIBO of America, Inc.
Norman Ross
Vice President, Government Affairs
PIM Brands, Inc.
Ira Shandarivska
VP Confectionary, US Commercial
Mondelez International, Inc
Anton Vincent
President, North America
Mars Wrigley North America