Who We Are
We are a national non-profit organization comprised of diverse individuals dedicated to the success of the California Grocers Association and Western Association of Food Chains conventions. We are committed to developing the industry leaders of tomorrow.
- Headlite – Jim French, Co-Sales Northern California
- Sidelite – Dave Dimond, Milton’s Baking Company
- Spotlite – Mark Olejnik, C & H Sugar Company –ASR Group
- Tailite – Paul Kamholz, PECO Pallet
- Advisory Officers – Willie Crocker, Bimbo Bakeries USA
Ed Hepler, The Hain-Celestial Group
Jim Van Gorkom, NuCal Foods, Inc.
- Historian – Mickie Sharp-Villanueva, The Performance Group
Many thanks to The Illuminators for their continued, generous support of the CGA Strategic Conference and for providing the outstanding meal functions and enhancing the conference social events.
Illuminator Sponsored Events:
Conference Breakfast & Lunch
Monday and Tuesday – September 28 & 29, 2015
Available during regular exhibit hall hours in the main exhibit floor
Sunday, September 27, 2015 – 8:00 AM Shotgun Start
Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage CA
Join us and help “Spread the Lite of Good Fellowship” within the Retail Food Industry. Visit www.Illuminators.org to learn more about becoming an Illuminator member.