President • Shelby Report Publishing Co, Inc.
Stephanie Reid is President of Shelby Publishing Co, Inc., a 52 year old national media brand covering the food retailing industry. Publishers of The Shelby Report of the Southeast, Southwest, West, Midwest and The Griffin Report, Shelby’s monthly print and digital issues, along with their daily enewsletters reach more than 81,000 food retailers, wholesalers and suppliers … the industry’s largest audience.
President and CEO • National Grocers Association (NGA)
Greg Ferrara is the President and CEO of the National Grocers Association (NGA). NGA, headquartered in Arlington, VA, is the national trade association that is the voice of the retail and wholesale companies which comprise the independent sector of the supermarket industry, as well as those companies that provide products and services to the industry. In his role as President and CEO, Mr. Ferrara is responsible for working closely with NGA’s Board of Directors to develop and implement a strategic vision which advances the Association’s efforts and public policy positions in support of the independent supermarket industry.
President & CEO • ECRS
Pete Catoe is Founder and CEO of ECRS. In 1989, as a young entrepreneur, he began a journey that would lead to what ECRS is today – an award-winning, innovative retail automation company with thousands of installations throughout the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean.
President • International Lighthouse Group
International Lighthouse Group is a retail consulting firm specializing in loss prevention, security and safety best practice implementation. Bill’s “real world” approach to preventing losses and protecting profits through operational excellence is effective and impactful.
Key Account Executive • FMS
Tim Parks joined FMS in February 2019 with more than 37 years of experience in the grocery industry, both at retail and wholesale. Tim began his career as a teenager, working at a grocery store in Pennsylvania. He graduated from the California University of PA; he has worked with Giant Eagle and Richfood in different management areas; store operations, logistics, merchandising and retail sales counselor.
Retail Solutions Industry Consultant, North America Retail • Zebra Technologies
Tim Kane is a retail solutions industry consultant with Lincolnshire, Ill.-based Zebra Technologies, a global leader in products and services that enable edge computing extending real-time visibility into organizations’ assets, people and transactions.