Safety & Risk Management Committee

Committee Mission:
Provide an active forum in all areas of Safety and Risk Management for IFDA members by sharing expertise, participating in online and face-to-face discussions and mentoring those that are new to the field; review and set common KPIs and benchmarking metrics; lead the membership in advocating and promoting safe and effective methods and tools in all aspects of foodservice distribution operations.
Committee MembersTitleOrganization
Stacey Akins (Co-Chair)Director of SafetyDot Foods, Inc.224014
Ryan Neal Smith (Co-Chair)Vice President of Human ResourcesSouthwest Traders, Inc.208445
Jamie AnguianoRegional Manager, Food & Occupational SafetyGold Star Foods227023
Katie BerensCorporate Safety ManagerDot Foods, Inc.227477
Mr. Paul BrandelRisk ManagerUS Foods203897
Brian CarmelDirector, Supply Chain OperationsNational DCP, LLC227521
Mr. Ken CosbyDirector, Safety & CompliancePerformance Foodservice - Knoxville216884
Christopher DottinoOccupational Safety ManagerPrime Source Foods220056
Mr. William DowdenSafety ManagerMerchants Foodservice (Div. of PFG)219875
Mr. Tim EckhardtDirector of SafetyDot Foods, Inc.215855
Ms. Jessica ErbacherHuman Resources DirectorI Supply Company212847
Mr. Mike EstepRegional Director, Safety/Loss PreventionPerformance Food Group213500
Christopher FaltiskoDirector of Safety Northeast RegionUS Foods211661
Ralph FrazierDirector of Risk & InsuranceBen E. Keith Co - Dallas/Fort Worth227153
Ms. Kristy GageDirector of Safety and ComplianceVan Eerden Foodservice221299
Ms. Monica GardnerDirector, SafetyMcLane Foodservice Distribution - Temple202692
Mr. James GustinDirector of Transportation SafetyUS Foods211545
Mr. Dan L. HarvickSVP Enterprise RiskBen E. Keith Co.206833
Mrs. Rachel L. JenkinsDirector of SafetyBen E. Keith Co.206822
Ms. Andrea LeBlancEnterprise Environmental, Health & Safety ManagerShamrock Foods224200
Benjamin LockhartGlobal Director, Physical Security & Asset ProtectionSysco227379
Ms. Gabbie LopezSafety SupervisorSouthwest Traders, Inc.208692
Mr. Nick McAfeeCorporate Safety ManagerNational DCP, LLC227227
Nate MillerDirector, NA Safety, Security & BCPGordon Food Service223101
Bruce C. Morris, Sr.Director of Environmental Health & SafetyRaydia Food Group (Holding company for Stanz-Troyers)226818
Mr. Thomas S. OlitskyVP, SafetyPerformance Foodservice206582
Pedro OsorioCorporate Director, Food & Occupational SafetyGS Foods Group227178
Mr. John PadillaSafety ManagerSaladino's Foodservice223652
Mr. Carl SandersCorporate Director of Regulatory Compliance and Fleet ServicesGold Star Foods211776
Ms. Ginger ShubertDirector of Risk ManagementDennis Food Service212839
Kevin J. ThomasVP, Global Head of EHS, Physical Security (EHSS), & Asset ProtectionSysco227283
Mr. John WalshDirector of ComplianceAce Endico Corp.212188
Rod WhiteRegional Manager, Food & Occupational SafetyGold Star Foods227024
Staff ContactAnnika Stensson