Mark P. Bushway , Chief Supply Chain Officer

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Mark P. Bushway was appointed our Chief Supply Chain Officer in December 2021. Previously he served as our Region President of the Atlantic Region since August 2018. Mr. Bushway previously served as our Region Vice President of Operations, from November 2010 to August 2018. Mr. Bushway also has served as our National Director of Real Estate & Construction (November 2008 to November 2010); Operations Project Manager (2006 to 2008); and General Manager in our Chesterfield Distribution Center (2003 to 2006). Prior to joining us, Mr. Bushway served as Regional Project Manager for C&S Wholesale Grocers from 2000 until 2003 as well as holding various other leadership positions in his time at C&S, which began in 1989.

J.J. Cantrell , Region President, South Region

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J.J. Cantrell has served as our Region President of the South Region since April 2019. Previously Mr. Cantrell served as our Vice President of Sales and Vice President of Sales – Blue Marble Brands. Prior to joining UNFI in 2008, he pioneered the brand Pacific Foods which is now owned by Campbell’s Foods.

Steve P. Dietz, Chief Customer Officer

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Steve P. Dietz has served as our Chief Customer officer since September 2021. He previously served as Region President, Pacific Region from August 2018, Vice President of Sales, Pacific Region from August 2016 to August 2018 and Executive Vice President, Tony’s Fine Foods from August 2012 to August 2016.  Mr. Dietz also held various leadership roles in Sales, Marketing and Procurement at Tony’s Fine Foods from August 2000 to August 2012.  Prior to joining us Mr. Dietz served as a Product Marketing Manager at Intel Corporation.  He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Davis and an MBA from the University of North Carolina.

Chris Finck, Region President, Atlantic Region

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Chris Finck has served as our Region President of the Atlantic Region since May 2022. Prior to joining UNFI, Mr. Finck served as Chief Commercial Officer for Dean Foods and Chief Customer Officer at Treehouse Foods. Prior to his work at Treehouse Foods, he spent time at Grupo Bimbo as Chief Customer Officer and Sara Lee as Senior Vice President of Sales, Bakery Division. Mr. Finck previously held leadership positions at Pepsi Co. and holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Towson University and an MBA from Loyola College.

Tandy Harvey, Region President, Central Region

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Tandy Harvey has served as our Region President of the Central Region since April 2019. Prior to its acquisition by UNFI, Ms. Harvey served as Vice President of Sales and Operations for SUPERVALU’s West Region since 2016. Her experience prior to that included key leadership roles in merchandising, category management, advertising and operations. Before beginning her career in the grocery industry, Ms. Harvey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Southern Illinois University.

Amanda Helming , Chief Marketing Officer

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Amanda Helming was appointed our Chief Marketing Officer in July 2020. Ms. Helming previously served as CMO for UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation. Prior to joining UNO, she spent seven years at Dunkin Brands, Inc. most recently serving as Vice President, Brand Strategy, Global Consumer Insights & Pricing. Earlier in her career, Ms. Helming worked at General Mills as well as Disney and ESPN Media Networks.

Stacey Kravitz, President, UNFI Canada

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Stacey Kravitz has served as our President UNFI Canada since August 2020. Previously Ms. Kravitz served as our Senior Vice President of Sales, UNFI Canada. Prior to joining UNFI in 2015, she spent 20 years at Kraft Canada then Kraft Heinz Company Canada in progressive sales roles, culminating in leading Canada’s largest retailer Loblaw Companies LTD., as Customer Vice President. Ms. Kravitz is a graduate of McGill University and the Queens and Ivey Executive Program where she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree and an Executive education in Strategic Planning and Finance certificate. In May of 2019, she was elected to the Board of Directors of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) and is currently serving as the vice chair and chair of the Human Resources committee. Most recently in October 2020 she was elected to the Board of Directors of the Grocery Foundation another non-for profit organization whose vision is “no hungry kids at school”, believing in a Canada that is True, North, Strong and Fed.

Erin Horvath, Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer

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Erin Horvath has served as our Chief Supply Chain Transformation Officer since October 2022. Prior to joining UNFI, Ms. Horvath spent 17 years at AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC), a leader in pharmaceutical distribution solutions worldwide, most recently serving as Chief Transformation Officer focused on accelerating the company’s high-growth, high-value subsidiaries, strategic partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions activities.
Prior to ABC, her early career included management consulting at Smart and Associates, Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, as well as foundational experience in distribution and operations at McMaster-Carr Supply Company and the U.S. Department of the Navy as a contract specialist. Ms. Horvath holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from George Washington University and an MBA from Villanova University.

David Matthews , President, National Sales

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David Matthews has served as our President, National Sales since July 2018. Mr. Matthews previously served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Prior to that, Mr. Matthews was our International President from 2010 to 2015 and President of our Eastern Region from 2009 to 2010. Prior to joining UNFI, Mr. Matthews was the Chief Executive Officer of Progressive Group Alliance, a wholly owned subsidiary of Performance Food Group.

John Raiche , Executive Vice President, Supplier Services

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John Raiche has served as our Executive Vice President, Supplier Services since August 2018.  Mr. Raiche held numerous roles in his more than two decades with the Company, including responsibilities managing Marketing, Events, Category Management, and Supplier Management functions. He also was a minority owner and Vice President, Marketing at B.I.N. Sales and Marketing for 5 years, at the time the largest independent broker in the Natural industry.  Mr. Raiche has been a previous Council Member of the Specialty Food Association for 6 years.

Usman Waheed, Chief Digital Experience Officer

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Usman Waheed has served as our Chief Digital Experience Officer since May 2022. Prior to joining UNFI, Mr. Waheed served as Global Chief Information & Technology Officer for Knoll, Inc., a global design firm producing office systems, furniture, textiles, and accessories. Prior to his work with Knoll, he was Global Leader - Enterprise Strategy, Architecture & Delivery for Iron Mountain, an industry leader in records and information management. Mr. Waheed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer information systems from The State University of New York (SUNY) Polytechnic Institute in Utica, NY.

Mike Stigers , Cub Foods CEO

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Mike Stigers has served as the Chief Executive Officer, Cub since 2019. Previously, he served as Executive Vice President of UNFI Fresh and CEO of Cub Foods, Minnesota’s largest retail grocery chain, since November 2018. Prior to its acquisition by UNFI, Mr. Stigers served as SUPERVALU’s Executive Vice President of Wholesale Supply Chain Services and Logistics since 2016. Mr. Stigers prior experience included serving as President of Shaw’s / Star Markets; Regional Vice President of Sterilox Fresh, a food safety company; and Chief Operating Officer of PW Supermarkets. Mr. Stigers began his grocery career as a part-time courtesy clerk at Safeway and has been active in several trade associations, including the California Grocers Association, past president of Western Association of Food Chains, and immediate past Chair of National Grocers Association.

Matt Whitney, Chief Growth Officer

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Matt Whitney has served as our Chief Growth Officer since March 2022 where he is responsible for the Company’s Professional Services, Emerging Businesses, and eCommerce. Previously he was our Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Whitney served as Senior Vice President of Sales Strategy and Business Transformation starting in February 2020. Before joining UNFI, Mr. Whitney was the Corporate Vice President of Field Transformation at Sysco, where he also served as EVP of their Boston division, and Head of the Integration Management Office for Sysco’s proposed acquisition of US Foods. Earlier in his career, Mr. Whitney worked in strategy consulting and mergers & acquisitions. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, and an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.