At a Glance

Founded in 1937, SNAC International (formerly Snack Food Association) is the leading international trade association for the snack industry representing over 400 companies worldwide, including suppliers, marketers and manufacturers. Upon its three pillars of education, advocacy, and networking, SNAC is committed to connecting the snack industry to create growth and opportunity.

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:

SNAC International Executive Committee

Martin Hahn

SNAC Legal Counsel


Hogan Lovells, LLC

Ramiro Fernandez


CFO & Senior Vice President, Finance

Herr Foods, Inc.

Leanne Oliver


Senior Vice President General Counsel

Frito-Lay North America

Greg Pearson

2nd Vice Chairman


Pretzels, Inc.

Mike Harper

1st Vice Chairman

Vice President, Finance & CFO

Rudolph Foods Company, Inc.

Dan Sifer

Past Chairman

Senior Vice President, Supply Chain/Contract Manufacturing

Herr Foods, Inc.

Fritz Kohmann

Past Chairman


Shearer’s Foods LLC

Rob Sarlls


President & CEO

Wyandot, Inc.

SNAC International Directors at Large

Jeff Almond

Industry Manager

Snack Food Packaging

Heat & Control

Trace Benson


Old Dutch Foods

Joan Cetera

Senior Vice President, Communications

Frito-Lay North America

Shane Chambers


Truco Enterprises

Barry Fulmer

Director of Purchasing

Keystone Food Products, Inc.

Phil Gusmano

Vice President, Purchasing

Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.

Bernard Kreilmann

President & CEO

Eagle Family Foods, LLC

Burke Raine

Vice President & General Manager, Snacks

Conagra Brands

Michelle Reardon

Vice President, Communications

Campbell Snacks Division

Campbell Soup Company

Megan Reamer

Co-Founder & CEO

Jackson’s Honest

Associate Executive Council

Jeff Almond

Industry Manager

Snack Food Packaging

Heat & Control

SNAC International Staff & Directory

David Walsh

David Walsh

Vice President, Membership & Communications

703-836-4500 ext. 213


Paul Downey

Paul Downey

Director, Finance & Administration

703-836-4500 ext. 208


Jessica Hixson

Jessica Hixson

Director, Government Affairs

703-836-4500 ext. 205


Abby Valentino

Abby Valentino

Director, Industry Affairs

703-836-4500 ext. 201


Colleen Farley

Colleen Farley

Manager, Member Engagement

703-836-4500 ext. 203


Lauren Galida

Lauren Galida

Communications Associate

703-836-4500 ext. 210


Christina Briones

Christina Briones

Meetings and Events Associate

703-836-4500 ext. 206



SNAXPO Planning
Executive Leadership Forum
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 to reflect the habits of today’s consumers. 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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“SNAC serves as a one-stop-shop for education, networking resources and regulatory advocacy — we've had tremendous success benefitting from the association's efforts.”

Rob Sarlls
President & CEO, Wyandot Snacks