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California Cheese & Butter Association
Executive Director: Lisa Waters
2016 CCBA Prism of Possibilities Convention
California Cheese & Butter Association’s 51st Annual Convention was held April 14 – 17 at Temecula Creek Inn, Temecula, California.
Convention speakers included:
Ken Boatner, Grocery Sales Manager, Ralphs Grocery Company
Gayle De Caro, Specialty Cheese Category Manager, Gelson’s Markets
David Freedheim, Sales Consultant, California Milk Advisory Board
Annie Gldzhyan, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Gelson’s Markets
Max McCalman, Maitre Fromager, NYC Artisanal Bistro
Mike McKinnon, Vice President, Purchasing/Research and Development, Real Mex
Mark Wells, 1980 USA Olympic Hockey Team 20th Man
Thank you to the following convention sponsors for their generous support:
BelGioioso Cheese Inc.
Challenge Dairy Products, Inc.
DPI Specialty Foods
Emmi Roth USA, Inc.
Great Lakes Cheese Company
Lactalis American Group Inc.
Saputo Specialty Cheese
We wish to thank our Convention Chair, Gayle De Caro and her committee: Merrick Browne, Pete Friedman, Kim Litwicki, Mark Mazur, Paul Miller, Mac Moore, Jennifer Mullen and Barry Zuroff.
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