“The Future Management Program has change into a premier expertise for younger professionals within the confectionery business,” mentioned John Downs, NCA president and CEO.
“Our Future Leaders have been instrumental in all the things from bolstering our advocacy efforts and understanding our function in social justice initiatives to reimagining and planning for the way forward for the business – and way more in between. I stay up for working with the 2021 class – however extra importantly studying from them – as we proceed to innovate to take NCA to a better stage of success within the years to come back.”
The 2021 class contains: Serena Bitzer Senior Enterprise Analyst, The Hershey Firm; Nisha Desai, Director, Technique and Enterprise Improvement; 1-800-Flowers.com, Inc; Mark Puch Jr. (MJ), Key Account Specialist, Primrose Sweet Firm; Sandi Santa Ana, Class Administration Director, Ferrara Sweet Firm; Becky Silberfarb, Director of Advertising; Bazooka Sweet Manufacturers, a Division of The Topps Firm.
Along with receiving instructional and networking alternatives by the Future Management Program, the NCA mentioned individuals “shall be matched with a highly-regarded business chief who will function a proper mentor”.
The 2021 mentors are: Troy Pearley, Government Vice President & Normal Supervisor, Divine Chocolate; Sarah Atkinson, Government Vice President, Atkinson Sweet Firm; Kirk Vashaw; Chairman & CEO; Spangler Sweet Firm; Anthony Trani, Vice President of World Advertising, Bazooka Sweet Manufacturers, a Division of The Topps Firm; Marty Palmer; President & CEO, Palmer Sweet Firm.
The applying course of for the 2022 class will open in the summertime. These fascinated by making use of for this system or studying extra about how one can get entangled as a younger skilled or as a mentor ought to go to CandyUSA.com/FutureLeaders.