National Staff

American Culinary Federation
180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095
(800) 624-9458
Fax: (904) 940-0741
acf@acfchefs.net

ACF Culinary Team USA
Cathy Sterling - Sales Manager
Administration
Heidi Cramb - Executive Director (904) 484-0224
Amy Thomason - Administrative Project Manager (904) 484-0248
Jayme Booth - Competition and Awards Administrator (904) 484-0243
Laura Sargeant - Administrative Assistant (904) 484-0214
American Academy of Chefs/ACF Culinary Team USA
Sylvia Gambrell - Administrative Assistant (904) 484-0202
Communications
Jennifer Manley - Director of Marketing and Communications (904) 484-0247
Kay Orde - The National Culinary Review Editor (904) 484-0216
Jessica Ward - Public Relations and Content Development Manager (904) 484-0213
Wendy Boord - Creative Services Manager (904) 484-0223
David Ristau - Graphic Designer (904) 484-0245
Education
Lori Weber - Director of Education and Professional Development (904) 484-0208
Accreditation
Wendy Laino - Accreditation Manager (904) 484-0218
Kris Shugart - Accreditation Coordinator (904) 484-0219
Scott Taylor - Accreditation Coordinator (904) 484-0215
Dana Baldwin - Accreditation Assistant (904) 484-0235
Certification
Lisa Emmons - Certification Administrator (904) 484-0222
Jean McElwain - Certification Coordinator (904) 484-0249
Education (Apprenticeship, Quality Programs, Knowledge Bowl, Scholarships, Chef & Child)
Michelle Whitfield - Education Manager (904) 484-0254
Carlton Hunter - Training With Industry Representative (904) 484-0252
Cynthia Gaines - Education Assistant (904) 484-0217
Events Management
Sam Bhandarkar, CMP, CASE - Director of Events Management (904) 484-0244
Gloria Wombolt - Senior Planner (904) 484-0225
Finance
Tammy Moyers - Federation Accountant (904) 484-0237
Erlie Paprocki - Staff Accountant (904) 484-0241
Information Technology
Michael Tadlock - Technology Manager (904) 484-0234
Kevin Blackston - Webmaster (904) 484-0238
Membership
Kathy Thompson - Membership Manager (904) 484-0207
Kathryn Adams - Membership Coordinator (904) 484-0242
Allyson Dawson - Membership Development Specialist (904) 484-0251
Sales and Business Development
Hayley Hamilton - Sales Specialist (904) 484-0229
Shipping
Richard McNally - Shipping Coordinator (904) 484-0205