Board of Directors
Stuart Wolff - Chairman of the Board
Stu is President & CEO of Wolff Group. Stu graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Business, majoring in Marketing and Hotel-Restaurant Management. His foodservice experience includes management with two national restaurant chains and managing and owning a Sales & Marketing Agency headquartered in Michigan for the past 28 years. Stu, as President, is in charge of the day to day operations of Wolff Group. Wolff Group currently operates offices in Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nebraska, Ohio, W. Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.
Stu resides in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan with his wife and two sons.
Dan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc. a leading food service sales agency with nationwide operations; comprised of 500+ employee owners.
Dan began his career in foodservice in 1980; in 1984 he established his own business Cassidy and Myers Food Brokerage; in 1985 Cassidy and Myers merged with Tony Odorisio and Keith Dwyer forming Key Food Brokers. In 2001, Key Food Brokers merged with Impact Sales forming KeyImpact Sales & Systems, Inc.
Dan graduated in 1979 from St. Joseph's University with a degree in Food Marketing.
Dan is the proud father of three exceptional boys, Robert, Brian and Kevin and is married to his wife Kathy.
In his free time, Dan enjoys all athletic sports. Dan was the assistant coach for women's basketball at Villanova from 1978 to 1983. Dan currently coaches the 5th and 6th grade boys basketball at Saint Joan of Arc.
Glen Gallas is the President of Concept Food Brokers. Glen is an accomplished sales and marketing professional with over 34 years of experience in the foodservice industry. In 1978, he began his career in restaurant operations, emerging 9 years later as a direct rep for Kellogg’s/LeGout Foodservice. While at Kellog’s/LeGout he earned promotions to region manager and sales training manager, wrapping up his 9 year tenure with their organization as the national account manager.
In 1996 Glen joined Concept Food Brokers where he excelled into the Vice President position and now passionately represents the agency as President and co-owner. As President, Glen is known for maintaining customer relationships with personal contact, he monitors day to day operations at Concept Food Brokers and is a respected leader within the industry. He is on the Board of Directors and a past president of the Chicago Foodservice Marketing Club.
Glen enjoys family life in Mundelein, IL with his wife of 25 years, 3 children and 2 grandchildren.
Concept Food Brokers currently operates offices within the Chicago land area.
Grant is the founder and owner of PJB-Primeline. His career spans over 26 years in the food business, including management positions with Kraft Foods Canada and Oppenheimer Food Brokers.
In May 1994, Grant founded Primeline Food Partners. The business quickly grew to become one of the leading agencies in Western Canada. In June 2003, Grant purchased PJB Marketing, a leading Ontario agency, and merged the two companies. In January 2007, the business was expanded to the east coast of Canada to cover the nation.
PJB-Primeline is the only Canadian agency to be a member of the FSMA. Grant is also a board member of the BMC Sales Agency Organization and a past council member of a Distributor Broker Advisory Council.
Ron Lott is President of Lott Marketing, based in Houston, TX. This is Ron's first year serving as a Board member. Ron has been active in many FSMA activities over the years. Ron also is a member on the BMC Agency Share Group.
After attending the University of California at Northridge, Kent started his foodservice career with PYA Monarch. He spent 14 years there in various sales and marketing positions, the last being Vice President. He went into the brokerage business in 1982 and ventured out into Western Foodservice Marketing as a regional broker covering the states of Washington, Oregon and Alaska in 1991.
In 2012 Western became part of The Core Group and Kent remains as Western’s president. He is married with 4 daughters and 7 grandchildren.
Jon is a founding partner of Pinnacle Food Sales & Marketing in New England. Pinnacle was founded in 1990 by Jon and Fred Hilton. Their third partner, Brian McCormick joined Pinnacle in 1994. Pinnacle covers the six New England states, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, with offices in Rocky Hill, CT and headquarters in Burlington, MA. There are 35 full time employees currently with Pinnacle.
Jon began his Foodservice sales career as a DSR with PYA Monarch in 1983, after working in and managing restaurants from Cape Cod to New Hampshire during and following his college education.
Jon attended the University of Utah and Boston College studying advertising and public relations. He resides in Newburyport, MA and has two children, a daughter, Jamie and son, Evan.
Bob is a 1974 USC Graduate and founding member of FSMA, currently serving as a past Chairman of the Board of Directors. Before founding Watson & Associates in 1989, which covers Southern California, Bob held the position of DSR at Newport Meat and PYA Monarch as well as working for Cook Boynton Co., which is a 4th generation Food Brokerage firm. Bob also worked at Standard Brands early in his career.
Bob has been on the DOT Foods Broker Advisory Board 3 times, has attended the NRA Shows for 30 consecutive years, has attended all 16 FSMA Top2Top Conferences for which he is a member of the planning committee, is a former 17 year - member of IFMA and 16 - year member of the FSIE Share Group, where he served as president.
Bob has been married to his wife Diane for 34 years and has a son, Spencer and daughter, Blair. In his free time he enjoys golfing, snow boarding, wake boarding, surfing, swimming, hiking and yoga.