Board of Directors

Executive Board


Mark Macellaro
Campbell Soup Company

Vice President

Sam Pipitone, III
F&S Produce

Secretary and Treasurer

Shawn Knechtel

Immediate Past President

Eric Hoversen
COMARCO Products, Inc.



Sandeep Agarwal
Pure Indian Foods

Frank J. Catalana
Cumberland Dairy

Bill Cornelius
M&T Bank

William Hoffman
Hoffman's Exterminating Co Inc

Nolan Lewin
Rutgers Food Innovation Center

Nihal Raval

Brian Tannenhaus
BD Engineering LLC


Emeritus Members of the Board

Cliff Johnson - Surfside Foods LLC (2018)

Steven Kiszely, Sr. - Delaware Valley Packaging Group (2019)

Sam Pipitone, Jr. - F&S Produce (2019)

Strategic Partners

Linda Doherty
NJ Food Council

Donna F. Schaffner
Rutgers Food Innovation Center


Association Management

Michele Von Deak
Executive Director

Todd Von Deak
Associate Executive Director