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.
Anton Vincent
President, North America
Mars Wrigley North America