Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Committee Mission:
The IFDA Diversity and Inclusion Committee will lead efforts that encourage and support foodservice distribution companies in building more equitable workplaces and inclusive relationships. IFDA believes that an industry-wide commitment to diverse partnerships, recruitment, retention and advancement will position foodservice distributors to creatively address the challenges of an ever changing business landscape.
Committee MembersTitleOrganization
Ms. Syndee Stiles (Chair)VP, ProcurementMcLane Foodservice, Inc. (HQ)183277
Ms. Suzanne K. RajcziChief Executive OfficerGinsberg's Foods, Inc.161115
Mr. Allen BaconHuman Resources ManagerAce Endico Corp.213766
Ms. Diane M. ChandlerExecutive Vice PresidentMartin Bros. Distributing Co., Inc.119775
Ms. Khumbo CroftHuman Resources Compliance ManagerGordon Food Service207436
Ms. Barbarella DiazEVP, Community AffairsDiaz Wholesale & Mfg. Co., Inc.212552
Mrs. Jan FarveHuman Resources DirectorMerchants Foodservice201141
Ms. Pamela KellyTalent and InclusionDot Foods, Inc. - Chesterfield202161
Mrs. Joyce LamillaDirector, Business Development & Nutrition ServicesBen E. Keith Foods207805
Ms. Jane ManionSVP, Human ResourcesPerformance Foodservice - Headquarters193806
Ms. Elizabeth MilesVP, Operational MerchandisingSysco Corporation205186
Ms. Jackie OakesSenior Marketing ManagerFlanagan Foodservice Inc.201240
Dr. W. Elliott StephensonVice President - Employee Development and EngagementBen E. Keith Foods188082
Mr. John WalshDirector of ComplianceAce Endico Corp.212188
Ms. Debra WinterExecutive Vice PresidentLegacy Foodservice Alliance195545
Staff Contacts:  Andrea Streat & Meghan Cieslak