The leading international trade association for the snack industry with over 400 member companies worldwide.

ABOUT

AT A GLANCE

SNAC International is the leading international trade association of the global snack industry, representing snack producers and suppliers. “SNAC” stands for snacking, nutrition, and convenience–three key elements research shows reflect the habits of today’s consumer. Founded in 1937, SNAC has over 400 member
companies worldwide. 

As the only snack-centric trade association, SNAC creates connections and opportunities and fosters collaboration across all industry stakeholders. SNAC International achieves this through three pillars:

ADVOCACY

SNAC is nimble enough to quickly mobilize on key legislative and regulatory issues at a moment’s notice and disciplined enough to have a laser-like focus on snack-specific challenges worldwide. 

EDUCATION

Only SNAC acts as an extension of its members’ staff, offering continuing education at NO ADDITIONAL COST beyond membership dues.worldwide. 

NETWORKING

SNAC brings the industry together in unique ways that build business and advance careers worldwide. 

SNAC INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

FRITZ KOHMANN

CHAIRMAN

CFO
Shearer's Foods LLC

JOLIE WEBER

PAST CHAIRWOMAN 2018-19

CEO
WISEFOODS

DAN SIFER

PAST CHAIRMAN 2017-18

SVP, SUPPLY CHAIN AND CONTRACT MARKETING
HERR FOODS, INC.

ROB SARLLS

1ST VICE CHAIRMAN

PRESIDENT & CEO
WYANDOT, INC.

MIKE HARPER

2ND VICE CHAIRMAN

CEO & VP
RUDOLPH FOODS COMPANY, INC

LEANNE OLIVER

SECRETARY

GENERAL COUNSEL
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA

RAMIRO FERNANDEZ

CFO & VP, FINANCE

TREASURER
HERR FOODS, INC

SEAN SHANLEY

AEC PRESIDENT

VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES
BRYCE CORPORATION

MARTIN HAHN

SNAC LEGAL COUNSEL

PARTNER
HOGAN LOVELLS, LLC

ELIZABETH AVERY

PRESIDENT & CEO
SNAC INTERNATIONAL

SNAC INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORS AT LARGE

TRACE BENSON

CFO
OLD DUTCH FOODS

JOAN CETERA

VICE PRESIDENT, COMMUNICATIONS
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA

SHANE CHAMBERS

CEO
TRUCO ENTERPRISES

BERRY FULMER

DIRECTOR OF PURCHASING
KEYSTONE FOOD PRODUCTS, INC.

MAURO GOMEZ

VP, SALES & MARKETING ANITA’S MEXICAN FOODS CORP.

BRIAN GRETH

SENIOR VP OF CORPORATE SERVICES
UTZ QUALITY FOODS, LLC

PHIL GUSMANO

VICE PRESIDENT, PURCHASING
BETTER MADE SNACK FOODS, INC.

CHIP MANN

CO-CHAIR/EVP OF SALES
PRETZELS, INCORPORATED

JOE PAPIRI

VP, SALES & MARKETING
SNAK KING CORPORATION

BURKE RAINE

VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER
SNACKS CONAGRA BRANDS

MICHELLE REARDON

VP, COMMUNICATIONS CAMPBELL SOUP

RICH RUDOLPH

PRESIDENT & COO
RUDOLPH FOODS COMPANY, INC.

JUSTIN SPANNUTH

VP & COO
UNIQUE PRETZEL BAKERY

DOUG MEYER-CUNO

FOUNDER/CEO EMERITUS
CAROLINA INGREDIENTS

ROCCO FUCETOLA

VP, SALES & MARKETING
BLUEPRINT AUTOMATION, INC.

CHARLIE KENNEDY

DIRECTOR OF SNACK FOOD SALES
PACKAGING CORPORATION OF AMERICA

DAVID READ

VP, MARKETING & TECHNOLOGY
PRINTPACK, INC.

LISA STERN

VP, SALES & MARKETING
LIFESPICE INGREDIENTS

SNAC INTERNATIONAL STAFF & DIRECTORY

Elizabeth Avery
ELIZABETH AVERY

President & CEO
703-836-4500 ext. 204
eavery@snacintl.org

Liz Wells
LIZ WELLS

Vice President, Meetings & Events
703-836-4500 ext. 202
lwells@snacintl.org

David Walsh
DAVID WALSH

Vice President, Membership & Communications
703-836-4500 ext. 213
dwalsh@snacintl.org

Paul Downey
PAUL DOWNEY

Director of Finance & Administration
703-836-4500 ext. 208
pdowney@snacintl.org

Jessica Hixson
JESSICA HIXSON

Director of Government Affairs
703-836-4500 ext. 205
jhixson@snacintl.org

Abby Valentino
ABBY VALENTINO

Manager, Meetings & Events
703-836-4500 ext. 201
avalentino@snacintl.org

Colleen Farley
COLLEEN FARLEY

Member Engagement Associate
703-836-4500 ext. 203
cfarley@snacintl.org

Lauren Galida
LAUREN GALIDA

Communications Associate
703-836-4500 ext. 210
lgalida@snacintl.org

Chrstina
CHRISTINA BRIONES

Meetings and Events Associate
703-836-4500 ext. 206
cbriones@snacintl.org

COMMITTEES

SNAXPO PLANNING
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP FORUM
MEMBERSHIP
POTATO TECHNOLOGY
GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS
NUTRITION WORKING GROUP
WinS (WOMEN IN SNACKS) STEERING COMMITTEE

CIRCLE OF HONOR

SNAC International is the leading international trade association of the global snack industry, representing snack producers and suppliers. “SNAC” stands for snacking, nutrition, and convenience–three key elements research shows reflect the habits of today’s consumer. Founded in 1937, SNAC has over 400 member companies worldwide. 

On April 1 at SNAXPO19, SNAC International announced the 2019 winner:
Terry Groff, former Owner and CEO of Reading Bakery Systems.

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