Board of Trustees


Thomas J. Macrina

ACFEF Chair, ACF Immediate Past President

Thomas J. Macrina, CEC, CCA, AAC, HOF, HBOT


Kimberly Brock Brown

ACF National President

Kimberly Brock Brown, CEPC, CCA, AAC


Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC

ACF National Secretary

Jeff Bacon, CEC, CCA, AAC


David Ivey-Soto, CEC, CCA, MBA

ACF National Treasurer

David Ivey-Soto, CEC, CCA, MBA


Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC

Vice President, Central Region

Rajeev Patgaonkar, CEC, AAC


Barry Young

Vice President, Northeast Region

Barry Young, CEC, CCE, AAC


Bryan Frick, CEC, AAC

Vice President, Southeast Region

Bryan Frick, CEC, AAC


Greg Matchett, CEC

Vice President, Western Region

Greg Matchett, CEC


Americo “Rico” DiFronzo

American Academy of Chefs, Chair

Americo “Rico” DiFronzo, CEC, CCA, AAC


Michael M. Moench

ACFEF Accrediting Commission, Chair

Michael M. Moench, CEC, AAC


Douglas R. Maneely

ACFEF Apprenticeship Committee, Chair

Douglas R. Maneely, CEC, CCA, AAC


J. Kevin Storm

ACF Culinary Team USA Manager

J. Kevin Storm, CEC, AAC


Heidi Cramb

Board Liaison & Executive Director, Operations

Heidi Cramb