The Washington Food Industry Association promotes, supports, and protects businesses in the food, beverage, and convenience industry.

WFIA Board of Directors 2017-2018

Paul Kapioski, WFIA Board Chair President, West Seattle Thriftway
Jan Gee, President & CEO WFIA
The Washington Food Industry Association promotes and protects the independent, community-focused grocery industry and its suppliers.


First Vice Chair: David Willis, Co-President of Willis Marketing, Inc., Gig Harbor
Vice Chair, Finance: Phil Blackburn, Owner, PND Mercado, LLC, Cashmere
Vice Chair, Government Affairs: Ali Hayton, President, Mt. Vernon Red Apple, Mt. Vernon
Vice Chair, Educational Foundation: Tyler Myers, Owner, The Myers Group LLC, Seattle
Immediate Past Chair: Mike Erickson, Chair of the Board, Harbor Wholesale Foods, Lacey
At-Large: Matt Yorkston, Yorkston Oil Company
At-Large: Don Rhoads, Quick Shop Minit Mart

Larry Baker, General Manager, Bunzl Distributing, Sumner
Buzz Bellessa, CEO, Harvest Foods Marketing, Spokane
John Bole, President, Yoke's Fresh Market, Spokane
Chris Brown, President, Wray's Food and Drug, Yakima
Lori Brown, Regional Vice President, Post Consumer Brands, Gig Harbor
Craig Gaylord, President, Fiesta Foods, Pasco
Stuart Holmes, President, Charlie's Produce, Seattle
Mike Koens, Sr. Area sales Director, Supervalu, Seattle
Nolan Lockwood, President & COO, Walla Walla's Harvest Foods, Walla Walla
Ron Megahan, President of Metropolitan Markets, Seattle
Jeff Philipps, President, Rosauers Supermarkets, Inc., Spokane
Kelly Rhodes, Sr. VP of Sales & Execution, Young's Market Company of WA, Kent
Greg Saar, President, Saar's Markets, Inc., Oak Harbor
Ray Sprinkle, President, URM Stores, Spokane
Don Stolz, President, Stolz Northwest, Inc., Wauna
Kevin Stormans, President, Stormans, Inc, Olympia
Mike Trask, President, Stanlar Foods, Inc., Granite Falls
Stan Trask, President, Northwest Grocers, Tukwila
Kevin Weatherill, President/CEO, The Markets, LLC, Bellingham

Roger Croshaw, Owner, Bert's Red Apple, Seattle

Washington Food Industry Association

P.O. Box 706

1415 Harrison Ave NW, Suite 101

Olympia, WA 98502

Tel: 360-753-5177


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