MEET THE 2023 SPEAKERS

Director, Team Member Engagement
Meijer
Jordan Aldrich is the Director of Team Member Engagement at Meijer, where she has served in various ...(read more)
Chief Financial Officer
Brookshire Grocery Company
Michael joined Brookshire Grocery Company as Chief Financial Officer in early 2018 and has responsib...(read more)
Asset Protection Manager
The GIANT Company
During my 23 years with The GIANT Company, I’ve held various Retail Operations positions, including ...(read more)
President and Chief Operating Officer
Flashfood
Nicholas Bertram is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Flashfood, an app-based marketplace...(read more)
CEO
Brookshire Grocery Co.
Brad Brookshire, Chairman and CEO, has served with Brookshire Grocery Company for 46 years. Prior to...(read more)
CEO
Whole Foods Market
Jason Buechel serves as Chief Executive Officer at Whole Foods Market. Prior to his role as CEO, he ...(read more)
Manager, Corp. Labor Relations
Wakefern Food Corp.
Rachel joined Wakefern in 2018 as the Manager of Corporate Labor Relations after 15 years as a labor...(read more)
SVP, Enterprise Strategy & Development
Inmar Intelligence
Garry Church has been with Inmar Intelligence for over seven years, and has a reputation for strong ...(read more)
President
Harris Teeter
Tammy DeBoer, President of Harris Teeter, has more than 30 years of diverse retail experience includ...(read more)
Store Director
Harris Teeter
Hello my name is Brittany Dell-Pryor Store Director at Harris Teeter Store #370 Fort Mill, SC. I ha...(read more)
District Vice President
Reasor's
Evelyn has many years of leadership experience and a broad and diverse career path. Before joining ...(read more)
Co-founder and CEO
Preferabli
Pam Dillon, co-founder and CEO of Preferabli, has over 25 years of experience in the consumer retail...(read more)
Director of Talent Acquisition
Lowes Foods
President
Unilever
Director of Private Brands
Weis Markets
Alison Gregas began working with Sunbury, Pa.-based Weis Markets as a business manager for Daymon Wo...(read more)
Founder & CEO
J Recruiting Services
Jenn is the founder and CEO of J Recruiting Services where she and her team partner with large retai...(read more)
Creative Director & Chief Sales Officer
Interstore AG
Bernhard Heiden, the creative head of the design agency Interstore and CSO of shopfitter Schweitzer ...(read more)
Director of Customer Loyalty
Meijer
Emily Henao is the Director of Customer Loyalty at Meijer. In her role, Emily is responsible for the...(read more)
CEO
Upshop
Shamus Hines is the CEO of Upshop and has spent his career pioneering product development, structuri...(read more)
Chief Information Officer
Save A Lot
Jennifer Hopper is Chief Digital and Information Officer at Save A Lot. In her current role, she spe...(read more)
SVP, Government Relations & Corporate Compliance
Hy-Vee, Inc.
Division Asset Protection & Safety Manager
Kroger
Responsibilities As the Nashville division asset protection and safety manager, Stephanie is respon...(read more)
Senior Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Organizational Development and Talent Acquisition
Food Lion
LaTonya King is a results-oriented leader with over 33 years of progressive human resources experien...(read more)
Student - Food & CPG Marketing and Business Analytics
Westen Michigan University
Hi! I'm Candy. I'm a senior at Western Michigan University studying Food & CPG Marketing and Busines...(read more)
Vice President and General Manager, Retail Media
Inmar Intelligence
Leah Logan has been working within the Retail Media ecosystem for over 15 years. She started her car...(read more)
Chief Sustainability and Transformation Officer
Albertsons Companies
Suzanne began her career at Accenture leading process improvement, change management, and IT integra...(read more)
President
Lowes Foods
Tim has over 30 years of broad retail experience and currently serves as the Head of Alex Lee Retail...(read more)
Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer
The Kroger Co.
Responsibilities As the senior vice president and chief people officer of The Kroger Co., Tim leads...(read more)
Store Manager
LIDL
Vice President, Sales
Inmar Intelligence
Diana Medina joined Inmar in September 2017. She currently leads a team of experts that support Inma...(read more)
Innovation Manager
Giant Eagle
As Innovation Manager, Cat Misour utilizes both her creative mind and analytical proficiency to crea...(read more)
Student - Executive Vice President of the Food Marketing Association
Western Michigan University
Allison Quick is a junior at Western Michigan University working towards her BBA in Food and CPG Mar...(read more)
President
The GIANT Company
"John Ruane is president of The GIANT Company, an omnichannel grocer known to customers as GIANT, M...(read more)
CEO
Schweitzer
There‘s barely something Bernhard Schweitzer does not know about shopfitting. Growing up he spends a...(read more)
Store Director
Balls Food Stores
Kathy Scott is celebrating 40 years as a store director for Ball’s Food Stores, she started out as a...(read more)
Vice President, Own Brands
Giant Eagle
After having worked in Brand and Marketing Strategy across various industries from Advertising to Pr...(read more)
President, Global Walmart and Chief Sales Officer
Procter & Gamble
Mindy leads strategy and capability for P&G Sales across all categories and regions to win the shop...(read more)
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Preferabli
Andrew Sussman, co-founder and CTO of Preferabli, has over 25 years of experience in computer techno...(read more)
Director of Marketing
BriarPatch Food Co-op
Rebecca Torpie is the Director of Marketing at BriarPatch Food Co-op and has worked in the food co-o...(read more)
Talent Development Strategy & Deployment Leader
The Kroger Co.
Responsibilities As a talent development strategist, Amanda leads the training strategy for super...(read more)
VP Business Strategy & Marketing Science
Albertsons Media Collective
Claire Wyatt is the Vice President of Business Strategy & Marketing Science at Albertsons Media Coll...(read more)
Student - President of Food & CPG Marketing
Western Michigan University
Lily Zwanka is a Senior at Western Michigan University working towards her BBA in Food and CPG Marke...(read more)

See the agenda page for when each of these speakers are presenting and what they are speaking on. 

Also included in the agenda is speakers we have invited and are hoping to announce confirmation of soon!