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The IFMA Healthcare Foodservice Leadership Council consists of senior management professionals who are creating new insights and collaborative best practices to drive the community forward.

Comprised of individuals representing self-operated healthcare facilities, including acute care and senior living, this council of segment leaders is focused on addressing critical issues impacting the healthcare community. Council members are working diligently to address key topics including changing nutritional needs for patients and staff, co-creating new menu ideas with suppliers, and finding solutions in hiring, training, and retaining talent.

IFMA Healthcare Foodservice Leadership Council Members

  • Chair, Timothy Schoonmaker​, Manatee Health System
  • First Vice Chair, Michael Vetro​, St. Jude Children’s Hospital
  • Second Vice Chair, Tina Banning​, Kettering Health
  • Past Chair, Martha Rardin​, Hendricks Regional Health
  • Past Chair, Julie Meddles​, OSU Wexner Medical
  • Sara AshbeckGundersen Health
  • Robin Aufdenkampe, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Anthony BalzariniHealth Trust
  • Erica Block, Rush University Medical Center
  • Steve Cerullo, Geisinger Health
  • Mary Cooley, Pennswood Village
  • Robert J. Darrah, Legacy Retirement Communities
  • Eric Eisenberg, Rogue Valley Manor
  • Cathy Estes, Franciscan Alliance
  • Amanda Goldman, Industry Resource
  • Seth Grant, Eskenazi Health
  • Dan Henroid, UCSF
  • Candi Johnson, Swedish Medical Center
  • Amy Kotterman, United Church Homes
  • Bill Marks, Hennepin Healthcare
  • Jim McGrodyOrlando Health
  • Mary Miller, Industry Resource
  • Angela O’Neill, Hunterdon Health
  • Liam O’Toole, Mater Health
  • David Reeves, Lee Health
  • Gina C. Sadowski, University of Washington
  • Cheryl Shimmin, Industry Resource
  • Randy Sparrow, ProHealth
  • Kevin SteffesCarle Foundation
  • Bruce Thomas, Geisinger Health
  • Matthew Tremblay, Northbridge Communities
  • Kevin Vos, Spectrum Health
  • Toni Watkins, Riverside


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