Terri Moreman

United States Olympic Committee

IF Makers Series

Terri facilitates the dining operations of the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center while supporting other Olympic Training Centers and venues. She helps maximize partner and sponsor products. Terri also seeks new opportunities for the food industry to engage in the United States Olympic experience. Get to know her.

Erin Buntin

Schreiber Foods

IF Makers Series

In Erin Buntin's current role at Schreiber Foods, she is charged with being "customer obsessed", which means she leads the company's field sales team to build strategies and business plans that focus on exceeding customers expectations and of course, selling more cases profitably. When her friends ask her what she does, she simply replies "I am changing the world one slice of cheese at a time." Get to know her.

William McClellan

Dawn Food Products, Inc.

IF Makers Series

William McClellan learned early on how hard foodservice professionals work during college, when a snowstorm rendered he himself as the only employee able to show up for work at an in-store cafe. That work ethic transcended throughout his career, as has his passion for the foodservice industry, which William brings to Dawn Foodservice every day. Get to know him.

Steve Hammel

U.S. Navy Regional Southwest

IF Makers Series

Steve Hammel directs U.S. Navy operations of 40 retail foodservice facilities serving 30,000 meals daily with annual sales of $45 million. More than 900,000 meals are served to active duty military in 11 Navy Five Star galley operations—five having been awarded the Ney Memorial Award for foodservice excellence. Get to know him.

Mike Villano

Basic American Foods

IF Makers Series

Mike Villano is no stranger to hard work. After getting his start in foodservice managing seafood restaurants in Manhattan, he learned quickly what types of challenges operators face on a daily basis. This foundational knowledge and his "no shortcuts" approach helps him ensure Basic American Foods' customers thrive in the restaurant business. Get to know him.

Gen Z Just Wants To Watch Netflix And Get Takeout, And It’s Affecting Restaurants

It’s no secret that Gen Z has changed the restaurant business from menu trends to technology.  Gen Z continues to drive the force of change and many restaurants are trying to keep up with the high demand of convenience from this dynamic group.  How will your restaurant respond to satisfy the needs of Gen Z?

Content, Content, and More Content!

This year’s IFMA Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum will kick off day 1 with a series of BONUS Education Sessions. This will be a content filled morning that you don’t want to miss! Be sure to arrive early, the first session begins at 9:30a on August 7thRead on to learn what each standout session will divulge, and get to know the speakers!

Food(service) Future 2025

IFMA’s Food(service) Future 2025 explores the evolution of consumer eating behaviors and how the food industry is changing to meet these needs. How will your business handle the future of foodservice?

Get to Know Presidents Conference Keynote Speaker

Opening this year’s conference will be keynote speaker Chuck Templeton. Templeton is the founder of OpenTable, founding Chairman of GrubHub and is now with S2G Ventures. He will speak to the challenges involved with his businesses and the power of the business journey. Additionally, Templeton will discuss his perspectives on the next wave of technological disruption impacting our industry.

Industry Achievement is Celebrated with the Next Generation

IFMA had the pleasure of hosting two students from Penn State University at our recent IFMA Gold and Silver Plate Awards Celebration. Read their words of excitement about the achievements of the Silver Plate Winners and their desire to grow and innovate the industry.

Ready. Set. Nominate!

We want to hear from you! Now is the time to nominate and recognize excellence in the foodservice industry. By nominating your customers and industry partners for IFMA’s prestigious awards, you’ll be able to cement your relationships and honor greatness.

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Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum

The annual IFMA Marketing & Sales Leaders Forum focuses on marketing and sales collaboration, providing these professionals the means to apply actionable insights and best practices to work together to improve both strategic planning and go-to-market execution. 

The program serves to unravel the complexities of the foodservice landscape, delivering powerful insights into the consumer, operator and distributor communities, as well as communicating how to best utilize the available tools for improved collaboration and tactical go-to-market execution. 

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