The Young Professional Rising Star Scholarship Program selects non-SHFM members under 39 years of age to participate from various SHFM member companies.  Benefits of being selected for this group include complimentary membership, complimentary registration and travel expenses to attend National Conference and complimentary registration for the Critical Issues Conference and local events, along with opportunities for recognition and networking with mentors, including industry executives and SHFM leadership.

Apply Today - 2021-22 Applications Now Being Accepted, Due August 13, 2021
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2020-21 Rising Star Class

Chair
Danielle Pedersen
Customer Success Manager
Volante Software Inc.
 
SHFM Board Liaison
Jenna Calhoun
Senior Manger - Distributor Sales & National Execution
Nestle USA  

 
 
Meghan Daro
VP, Consultant Services 
Middleby/Follett Ice
Michael DiNuzzo
Assistant Director, Campus Services 
New York University
 
 
Justin Drew
Vice President, Business Development
NEXDINE CORPORATION
 
 
Leah Gayowski
Regional Wellness Director
Compass Group/Eurest
 
Josh Kohn
Senior Business Development Manager
Elkay
 
Harper Lee
Associate Manager Channel Marketing Foodservice
Tyson Foods
Edward Lo
Vice President of Sales
Volante Software Inc.
Kelly Meadows
National Account Manager
LaVazza Professional
Michael Moore
Vice President Business Development
Restaurantware
Zee Moussa
Business Owner/Culinary Instructor
ZeeTheCook Culinary Studio
Anthony Muzia
Corporate Chef/Sales
BSE Marketing
Ricky Postiglione
Western Division Experience Manager
Compass Group/Eurest
Erica Randgaard
Food Service Director
Aramark
 
Michael Shapiro
General Manager
Restaurant Associates 

 
 
Corey Silverstein
General Manager
FLIK Hospitality Group
 
Rachel Telschow
General Manager
Sodexo
Brisbane Vaillancourt
Vice President, Operations
Aramark
 
 
Adam Vanore
Research & Development Technologist - North American Food Service
Campbell Soup Company