The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) has announced changes to its Board of Directors as a result of the Annual Membership Meeting held on October 28, 2021. The meeting took place as part of the NAC Concession and Hospitality Expo at the Hyatt Regency Dallas.
After recommendations were made by a Nominating Committee; headed by Andrew Cretors, ACS, the slate was unanimously approved. Here is a summary of the motion:
Adam Gottlieb, ACS, Sultana Distribution Services, Inc. begins a two year term as Chair.
Denise de Zutter, Broadventure, begins two year term as President.
Rob Novak, Marcus Theatres Corporation, begins a two year term as President Elect.
Tim Farha, Ferrara/Ferrero, begins his first term as Treasurer. There are no term limits.
Brian Biehn, Pretzel Haus Bakery & Funacho, begins his first term as Vice President.
David Haywood, Cinemark USA, Inc., begins his first term as Director.
Rob Lehman, CCM, Santikos Entertinament, begins his first term as Director.
Brian Loomis, The Hershey Company, begins his first term as Director.
Shelly Olesen, ACS, C. Cretors and Company, begins her first term as Director.
Michael Schum, Gold Medal Products Company, begins his first term as Director.
Matt Willard, Regal Entertainmant, begins his first term as Director.
Michael Young, The Coca-Cola Company, begins his first term as Director.
NAC also recognized and thanked the following outgoing Board Members for their years of service to the Board and the Association.
Andrew Cretors, ACS – Outgoing Board Chair.
John Curry – Outgoing Director.
Mark Dieffenbach – Outgoing Director.
David Garretson – Outgoing Director.
Steve Schwachter – Outgoing Director.
Mayson Spellman – Outgoing Director.
About NAC: The National Association of Concessionaires, founded in 1944, is the trade association for the recreation and leisure-time food and beverage concessions industry. Members are comprised of the owners and operators of facilities such as: Movie Theatres, Stadiums & Arenas, Zoos & Aquariums, Colleges & Universities, Foodservice Contractors, Park & Recreation Departments, Amusement Parks & Family Entertainment Centers, Ice and Roller Skating Rinks, Racetracks, Bowling Centers, Outdoor facilities, Convention centers and Performing Arts Centers. Our members also are the companies that provide products and services to these facilities, including: Suppliers, Equipment Manufacturers, Popcorn Processors, Jobber Distributors, Consultants and Brokers.
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